The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 148
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 884 958 813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.16% 24.93% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 675 523
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 20
Median hourly rate £41.25 £27.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.64% -34.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.78 £57.13
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 the North West

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

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in the North West

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for XSL.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) VB6