The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 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)
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 72 59
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.40% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 291 250 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.14% 28.77% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 170 94
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 North East region with a requirement for XSL.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) WSDL
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-RPC
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Log4j
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Product Management
4 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) Redis
5 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) OrientDB
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Log4j
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE Architect
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-RPC
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle