Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 504 511
Rank change year-on-year -93 +7 -33
Contract jobs citing XSL 37 111 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.079% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.72% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 71 76
London median daily rate £525 £425 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -11.46% +9.71%
10th Percentile £377 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £525 £530
England median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year - +41.73% -27.43%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15419 15021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.32% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13339 11542 11183
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 92
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +2 6 £475 +26.67% 2
West London -5 5 £475 +26.67% 2
East London -8 1 - - 1
South London -33 1 - -
XSL
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for XSL.

1 25 (67.57%) Java
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) XML
3 23 (62.16%) SQL
4 21 (56.76%) Web Services
5 17 (45.95%) Oracle
6 15 (40.54%) JDBC
6 15 (40.54%) XSD
6 15 (40.54%) JMS
6 15 (40.54%) XPath
6 15 (40.54%) SoapUI
6 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
7 14 (37.84%) Banking
7 14 (37.84%) Hibernate
7 14 (37.84%) SOA
7 14 (37.84%) UML
7 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
8 13 (35.14%) Ant
8 13 (35.14%) JUnit
8 13 (35.14%) Eclipse
8 13 (35.14%) IntelliJ
8 13 (35.14%) FTP
8 13 (35.14%) JavaBeans
8 13 (35.14%) Code Coverage
8 13 (35.14%) Maven
8 13 (35.14%) Checkstyle
8 13 (35.14%) Use Case
8 13 (35.14%) Apache Camel
8 13 (35.14%) OpenShift
8 13 (35.14%) XMLUnit

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 11 (29.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (27.03%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) OpenShift
2 5 (13.51%) SaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.70%) Akamai
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Redis
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
1 15 (40.54%) SoapUI
2 13 (35.14%) Ant
2 13 (35.14%) Checkstyle
2 13 (35.14%) Eclipse
2 13 (35.14%) IntelliJ
2 13 (35.14%) JUnit
2 13 (35.14%) Maven
2 13 (35.14%) XMLUnit
3 10 (27.03%) Subversion
4 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (8.11%) EAI Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Integration Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Pega Developer
4 3 (8.11%) SOA Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Developer
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Writer
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) XML
2 21 (56.76%) Web Services
3 15 (40.54%) JDBC
3 15 (40.54%) JMS
3 15 (40.54%) XSD
4 14 (37.84%) Hibernate
5 13 (35.14%) Apache Camel
5 13 (35.14%) JavaBeans
6 11 (29.73%) SOAP
7 10 (27.03%) Drools
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
8 9 (24.32%) JSON
8 9 (24.32%) REST
9 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
9 8 (21.62%) CSS
10 7 (18.92%) XML Schema
11 5 (13.51%) Ajax
11 5 (13.51%) XHTML
12 4 (10.81%) XSLT
13 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Derivative
3 3 (8.11%) Equities
3 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
3 3 (8.11%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (5.41%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) EMV
5 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) CentOS
2 2 (5.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) SOA
2 14 (37.84%) UML
3 13 (35.14%) Code Coverage
3 13 (35.14%) Sequence Diagram
3 13 (35.14%) Use Case
3 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
4 12 (32.43%) Fund Management
4 12 (32.43%) Microservices
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) DevOps
7 6 (16.22%) EAI
7 6 (16.22%) Kanban
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
8 5 (13.51%) ITSM
8 5 (13.51%) Web Development
9 4 (10.81%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) XPath
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
6 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
7 6 (16.22%) Python
8 3 (8.11%) C
8 3 (8.11%) C++
9 2 (5.41%) C#
9 2 (5.41%) VB
10 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Sybase
3 10 (27.03%) Solace
4 7 (18.92%) ServiceNow
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) IBM
7 3 (8.11%) Pega
8 2 (5.41%) Perforce
9 1 (2.70%) Adobe
9 1 (2.70%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) Splunk