The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 119
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.46% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 14
Median daily rate - - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £435 £375
% change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 641 652 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.93% 22.52% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 378 297
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in Scotland

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XSL.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) PLM
1 2 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Itk
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens NX

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Itk
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) PLM
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods