The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing XSLT 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.91% 4.64% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 12.73% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £386
% change year-on-year +10.34% -6.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.75 £32.35
% change year-on-year - +16.71%  

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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33 55 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 32.04% 36.42% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 46
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XSLT
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

XSLT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSLT in Chester

XSLT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSLT in Chester

XSLT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for XSLT.

1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) JAXB
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) AOP
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) POJO
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JiBX
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL

XSLT
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JAXB
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) POJO
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JiBX
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) AOP
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle