The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XSLT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSLT over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Contract jobs citing XSLT 5 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 1.53% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 5.19% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Median daily rate £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £314 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £44.50 £19.46
% change year-on-year -5.89% +128.73%  

XSLT is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 221 270 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.64% 29.44% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 210 182
Median daily rate £438 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XSLT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing XSLT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XSLT in Cheshire

XSLT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XSLT in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XSLT in Cheshire

XSLT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSLT in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSLT in Cheshire

XSLT
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSLT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 3 £488 +14.70%
Knutsford - 2 £360 -
XSLT
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSLT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for XSLT.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) AOP
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-WS
3 6 (75.00%) JAXB
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) WSDL
3 6 (75.00%) JDBC
3 6 (75.00%) POJO
4 5 (62.50%) RESTful
4 5 (62.50%) JiBX
4 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) JUnit
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing

XSLT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (25.00%) JProfiler
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Business Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) JAXB
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-WS
3 6 (75.00%) JDBC
3 6 (75.00%) POJO
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) WSDL
4 5 (62.50%) JiBX
4 5 (62.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) JPA
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
7 1 (12.50%) JDOM
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) AOP
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) RAD
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Perforce