The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for XSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSL 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 (XSL)
England / East Midlands
Rank - 94 97
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.062% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.25% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £338 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -26.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 -

XSL 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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 478 405 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.45% 24.95% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 234 194
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XSL in the East Midlands

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XSL in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in the East Midlands

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in the East Midlands