Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSL over the 6 months to 23 November 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 (XSL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 231 258
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 +14
Contract jobs citing XSL 6 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 13
City of London median daily rate £475 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £423 £294 £416
90th Percentile £528 £524 £547
Central London median daily rate £475 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

XSL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2696 2403 2806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.76% 35.88% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2265 2031 2316
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £464
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.43% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XSL in the City of London

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XSL in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in the City of London

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSL 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 City of London region with a requirement for XSL.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) SaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) ITSM
4 3 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Rundeck
6 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Akamai
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Pega Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Pega
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk