Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 197 207
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 0
Contract jobs citing XSL 13 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.38% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
South West median daily rate £450 £325 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -4.76% -14.69%
10th Percentile £425 £305 £314
90th Percentile £475 £405 £446
England median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1459 1565 1789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.73% 27.27% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1144 1249
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £537 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 92
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.88 £55.00
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for XSL in the South West

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in the South West

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in the South West

XSL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +21 5 - -
Bristol -2 4 - -
Devon - 4 £450 -
XSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for XSL.

1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) XSD
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) XQuery
4 5 (38.46%) XForms
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Workflow
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Validation
4 5 (38.46%) XPath
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (38.46%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (30.77%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
5 4 (30.77%) JCAPS
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) HTML

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
1 4 (30.77%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Applications Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) XSD
3 5 (38.46%) XForms
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) JMS
5 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) BPEL
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) XPath
2 5 (38.46%) XQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sitecore