The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 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.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 100
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.17% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.59% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 476 505 392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 36.09% 28.24% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 330 246
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in Manchester

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XSL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL