The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 27 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 262 252
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing XSL 2 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Median daily rate £425 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £435 £365
% change year-on-year -13.79% +19.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
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 South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2118 2405 2369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.31% 26.74% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1539 1502
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South East

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

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in the South East

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in the South East

XSL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Berkshire +24 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £425 - 2
XSL
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for XSL.

1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) XSD
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) React
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) MyEclipse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) XSD
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) React
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Apache FOP
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) API Development
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Java 9
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft