The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 22 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 (XSL)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 385 375
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing XSL 29 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.65% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 38
Median daily rate £525 £425 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -10.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £360 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7464 7033 7352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.00% 32.40% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 5401 5349
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in London

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSL in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSL in London

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in London

XSL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +12 10 £500 +8.10% 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
XSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region with a requirement for XSL.

1 38 (90.48%) XML
2 26 (61.90%) Java
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) Web Services
6 16 (38.10%) SOAP
7 15 (35.71%) IIS
7 15 (35.71%) Oracle
7 15 (35.71%) REST
8 14 (33.33%) IBM
8 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 13 (30.95%) C#
9 13 (30.95%) HTML
9 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 13 (30.95%) XSLT
10 12 (28.57%) MVC
11 11 (26.19%) Linux
11 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
12 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
12 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
12 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (21.43%) VB
13 9 (21.43%) Finance
13 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
13 9 (21.43%) Wealth Management
13 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (21.43%) PowerShell

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (35.71%) IIS
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 6 (14.29%) nginx
5 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (7.14%) CMS
6 3 (7.14%) CoreMedia CMS
6 3 (7.14%) JBoss
7 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) RMDS
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Akamai
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SSL
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) SNMP
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) HTTP
3 3 (7.14%) SSH
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.76%) Telnet
5 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
3 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) XMLUnit
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Front Office
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 2 (4.76%) Publishing
7 1 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.38%) Law
7 1 (2.38%) Legal
7 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.38%) Retail
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
2 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) CMS Developer
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) XML
2 18 (42.86%) .NET
3 17 (40.48%) Web Services
4 16 (38.10%) SOAP
5 15 (35.71%) REST
6 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 13 (30.95%) CSS
7 13 (30.95%) HTML
7 13 (30.95%) XSLT
8 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
9 8 (19.05%) jQuery
10 7 (16.67%) Spring
10 7 (16.67%) XSD
11 6 (14.29%) JSON
11 6 (14.29%) RESTful
12 5 (11.90%) J2EE
12 5 (11.90%) WSDL
13 4 (9.52%) JMS
13 4 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) DataPower
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) MVC
2 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 9 (21.43%) Wealth Management
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
3 8 (19.05%) SOA
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) UML
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Validation
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.95%) C#
5 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 9 (21.43%) VB
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
6 7 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (14.29%) Ruby
8 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.52%) XPath
9 3 (7.14%) ActionScript
9 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.76%) Korn
10 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.76%) VB6
11 1 (2.38%) AWK
11 1 (2.38%) C-shell
11 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) MCP
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 4 (9.52%) PMP
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) MiFID
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (16.67%) Perforce
4 6 (14.29%) Adobe
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Splunk
5 5 (11.90%) Sybase
6 3 (7.14%) FatWire
6 3 (7.14%) Interwoven
6 3 (7.14%) Lotus
6 3 (7.14%) OpenText
6 3 (7.14%) Percussion
6 3 (7.14%) Redback
6 3 (7.14%) Vignette
7 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.38%) Canoo
8 1 (2.38%) Murex
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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