Period
to 24 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XSLT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSLT over the 6 months to 24 July 2019 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)
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 625 440 351
Rank change year-on-year -185 -89 +77
Contract jobs citing XSLT 227 534 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.52% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 381 444
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £620 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +0.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% - -4.49%

XSLT 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,409 35,127 30,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.99% 34.01% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,548 24,714 21,193
UK median daily rate £491 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £333 £319 £306
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 366 377
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.46 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.52% +2.36% +8.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.24 £15.02
90th Percentile £60.00 £58.13 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.38
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.32% +10.33%

XSLT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XSLT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XSLT in the UK

XSLT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSLT in the UK

XSLT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSLT over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSLT in the UK

XSLT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSLT in the UK

XSLT
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSLT within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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
England -161 215 £475 - 56
UK excluding London -116 165 £475 +11.76% 49
London -75 56 £488 -7.14% 11
South East -34 48 £425 -2.02% 12
East of England +1 45 £525 - 7
North of England +21 32 £500 +33.33% 9
Midlands +13 27 £400 +6.67% 9
Yorkshire +33 17 £500 +35.59% 2
East Midlands +26 15 £413 +12.24% 8
North West +3 15 £443 +26.43% 2
West Midlands +9 12 £400 - 1
Scotland -19 7 £425 +3.03% 3
South West -28 6 £488 -7.14% 8

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XSLT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for XSLT.

1 195 (85.90%) XML
2 125 (55.07%) Web Services
3 102 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (44.93%) JSON
4 100 (44.05%) Java
5 97 (42.73%) SOAP
6 93 (40.97%) REST
7 82 (36.12%) .NET
8 78 (34.36%) JavaScript
9 70 (30.84%) HTML
10 67 (29.52%) Oracle
11 63 (27.75%) C#
11 63 (27.75%) SOA
12 59 (25.99%) SQL
13 57 (25.11%) CSS
14 56 (24.67%) SQL Server
15 52 (22.91%) Maven
16 48 (21.15%) TDD
17 46 (20.26%) Spring
17 46 (20.26%) Finance
18 45 (19.82%) Windows
19 42 (18.50%) SAP
20 41 (18.06%) Middleware
21 39 (17.18%) Degree
22 38 (16.74%) WSO2
22 38 (16.74%) Visual Studio
23 37 (16.30%) XSD
24 35 (15.42%) Scrum
24 35 (15.42%) XPath
25 34 (14.98%) .NET Framework

XSLT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 30 (13.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (12.33%) Mule
3 24 (10.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 23 (10.13%) SharePoint
5 20 (8.81%) JBoss
5 20 (8.81%) Tomcat
5 20 (8.81%) WebSphere
6 17 (7.49%) Apache
7 15 (6.61%) CMS
8 14 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (4.41%) WebLogic
10 9 (3.96%) IIS
11 8 (3.52%) Anypoint
11 8 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (3.52%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (3.08%) Confluence
12 7 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (2.64%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.20%) Workday HCM
3 3 (1.32%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.44%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.29%) SaaS
4 6 (2.64%) Boomi
5 5 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.76%) Apigee
6 4 (1.76%) GitHub
6 4 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.76%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.32%) Force.com
7 3 (1.32%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.32%) Veeva
8 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.88%) Office 365
8 2 (0.88%) Serverless
8 2 (0.88%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.17%) HTTP
2 12 (5.29%) SSL
3 6 (2.64%) VPN
4 5 (2.20%) SMTP
5 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
6 2 (0.88%) Internet
7 1 (0.44%) AMQP
7 1 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (6.61%) DB2
3 15 (6.61%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.73%) MySQL
4 13 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.41%) Big Data
7 9 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.64%) Jackrabbit
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.76%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.76%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.76%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (22.91%) Maven
2 38 (16.74%) Visual Studio
3 34 (14.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (11.01%) JUnit
5 22 (9.69%) Jenkins
6 21 (9.25%) Git (software)
7 20 (8.81%) Subversion
8 17 (7.49%) SoapUI
9 15 (6.61%) JIRA
10 13 (5.73%) Ant
11 11 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (3.96%) Eclipse
13 7 (3.08%) ClearCase
13 7 (3.08%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 5 (2.20%) Bitbucket
14 5 (2.20%) Hudson
14 5 (2.20%) JMeter
14 5 (2.20%) MSTest
14 5 (2.20%) NUnit
14 5 (2.20%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (20.26%) Finance
2 26 (11.45%) Manufacturing
3 22 (9.69%) Electronics
3 22 (9.69%) Marketing
4 21 (9.25%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.41%) Banking
6 6 (2.64%) Games
6 6 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.20%) Automotive
7 5 (2.20%) Local Government
8 4 (1.76%) German Language
9 3 (1.32%) Front Office
9 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.32%) Law
9 3 (1.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 142 (62.56%) Developer
2 57 (25.11%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.89%) Senior Developer
4 21 (9.25%) Lead Developer
5 20 (8.81%) Lead Java Developer
6 17 (7.49%) Integration Developer
7 15 (6.61%) Architect
7 15 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (6.17%) Analyst
8 14 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.29%) Consultant
9 12 (5.29%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.41%) Integration Architect
11 8 (3.52%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (3.08%) Technical Leader
13 6 (2.64%) SOA Developer
13 6 (2.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (85.90%) XML
2 125 (55.07%) Web Services
3 102 (44.93%) JSON
4 97 (42.73%) SOAP
5 93 (40.97%) REST
6 82 (36.12%) .NET
7 70 (30.84%) HTML
8 57 (25.11%) CSS
9 46 (20.26%) Spring
10 41 (18.06%) Middleware
11 37 (16.30%) XSD
12 34 (14.98%) .NET Framework
13 32 (14.10%) RESTful
13 32 (14.10%) WCF
14 30 (13.22%) ASP.NET
15 28 (12.33%) jQuery
16 27 (11.89%) Apache Camel
17 26 (11.45%) Swagger
18 23 (10.13%) Hibernate
18 23 (10.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.61%) DataPower
4 13 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.96%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.64%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.20%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.76%) Social Media
9 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.32%) NHS
9 3 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.88%) TRADACOMS
11 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.44%) SCADA
11 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.82%) Windows
2 27 (11.89%) Linux
3 8 (3.52%) Unix
4 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.75%) SOA
3 48 (21.15%) TDD
4 35 (15.42%) Scrum
5 29 (12.78%) Microservices
6 26 (11.45%) DevOps
7 25 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (10.57%) Programme Management
8 24 (10.57%) Test Automation
9 23 (10.13%) MVC
9 23 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (9.69%) SDLC
11 21 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (9.25%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (9.25%) Software Engineering
12 19 (8.37%) Analytics
12 19 (8.37%) Computer Science
13 18 (7.93%) EAI
14 17 (7.49%) Waterfall
15 16 (7.05%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.05%) Java
2 78 (34.36%) JavaScript
3 63 (27.75%) C#
4 59 (25.99%) SQL
5 35 (15.42%) XPath
6 15 (6.61%) VB
7 13 (5.73%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.85%) C
8 11 (4.85%) Java 8
8 11 (4.85%) Python
9 10 (4.41%) C++
10 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.52%) VB6
12 6 (2.64%) XQuery
13 5 (2.20%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.76%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (1.76%) Perl
14 4 (1.76%) VBA
15 3 (1.32%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 39 (17.18%) Degree
2 27 (11.89%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.64%) HND
6 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) MCSE
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) QA
2 4 (1.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) Dublin Core
3 2 (0.88%) GDPR
3 2 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (5.73%) Docker
2 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) logstash
2 6 (2.64%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.76%) Puppet
4 3 (1.32%) Ansible
4 3 (1.32%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.88%) Kibana
5 2 (0.88%) Terraform
6 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 67 (29.52%) Oracle
2 42 (18.50%) SAP
3 38 (16.74%) WSO2
4 29 (12.78%) Microsoft
5 28 (12.33%) IBM
6 13 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.96%) Google
7 9 (3.96%) MuleSoft
7 9 (3.96%) Workday
8 6 (2.64%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.64%) Dell
8 6 (2.64%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.76%) Altova
9 4 (1.76%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.76%) Talend
9 4 (1.76%) Trustwave
10 3 (1.32%) Ariba
10 3 (1.32%) Teradata
10 3 (1.32%) VMware
11 2 (0.88%) TIBCO