Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 356 377
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 -21
Contract jobs citing XSL 15 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 14
South East median daily rate £420 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £380 £263 £233
90th Percentile £529 £450 £366
England median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year - +41.73% -27.43%

XSL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4641 4473 5095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.56% 26.82% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2710 3290
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 122
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £14.46
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.05 £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSL in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -6 9 £420 +23.53%
Thames Valley +4 3 - -
Berkshire -1 2 - -
West Sussex -13 1 £325 -27.78% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
XSL
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 15 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) SOAP
4 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 10 (66.67%) REST
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 8 (53.33%) CSS
7 7 (46.67%) Workflow
7 7 (46.67%) XHTML
7 7 (46.67%) Ajax
7 7 (46.67%) Scrum
7 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (46.67%) DevOps
8 6 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (40.00%) ServiceNow
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (40.00%) Kanban
8 6 (40.00%) SaaS
8 6 (40.00%) CMDB
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) XML Schema
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) WSDL
10 3 (20.00%) Java
10 3 (20.00%) J2EE
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (13.33%) JUnit

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) BPM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) JSON
3 10 (66.67%) REST
3 10 (66.67%) SOAP
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) Ajax
6 7 (46.67%) XHTML
7 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (40.00%) XML Schema
8 3 (20.00%) J2EE
8 3 (20.00%) WSDL
9 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (13.33%) JSP
9 2 (13.33%) Spring
9 2 (13.33%) XSD
10 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 1 (6.67%) Middleware
10 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
1 7 (46.67%) Workflow
2 6 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) BPEL
4 1 (6.67%) BPMN
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Java 9
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Nintex
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk