The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XSLT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSLT over the 3 months to 29 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 Transformations (XSLT)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 113 135
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22  
Contract jobs citing XSLT 6 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 1.16% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 4.39% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +10.34% -6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +4.86%  

XSLT 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 811 1024 834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.39% 26.47% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 685 508
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XSLT
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing XSLT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XSLT in the North West

XSLT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSLT in the North West

XSLT
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 XSLT in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSLT in the North West

XSLT
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSLT within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Cheshire +22 3 £450 +9.09% 2
Manchester -12 3 £425 +16.04% 6
XSLT
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSLT 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 XSLT.

1 27 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) JSON
4 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (51.85%) Web Services
5 12 (44.44%) JUnit
6 11 (40.74%) Java
6 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 10 (37.04%) RESTful
7 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 10 (37.04%) REST
8 9 (33.33%) HTTP
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) TDD
8 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (29.63%) Scala
9 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (29.63%) BDD
9 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
9 8 (29.63%) Scrum
9 8 (29.63%) High Availability
10 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
10 7 (25.93%) C#
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (22.22%) VBScript
11 6 (22.22%) SOAP

XSLT
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) JUnit
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
5 3 (11.11%) Maven
6 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
6 2 (7.41%) JBehave
6 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.70%) Log4j
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) XML Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (55.56%) JSON
3 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 10 (37.04%) REST
4 10 (37.04%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) SOAP
6 5 (18.52%) JAXB
6 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 5 (18.52%) WSDL
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) HTML5
7 4 (14.81%) J2EE
8 3 (11.11%) JAX-WS
8 3 (11.11%) JDBC
8 3 (11.11%) POJO
8 3 (11.11%) SAX
9 2 (7.41%) CSS
9 2 (7.41%) JiBX
10 1 (3.70%) JAX-RPC
10 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) High Availability
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) AOP
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (3.70%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) Scala
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 6 (22.22%) VBScript
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) XPath
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Perforce
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
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