Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 507 367 368
Rank change year-on-year -140 +1 +26
Contract jobs citing XSLT 438 658 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.06% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 447 432
UK median daily rate £462 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +25.00% -1.84%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £263
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £470 £360
% change year-on-year -7.45% +30.56% -7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.33 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% -2.75% +51.35%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.05 £33.64
90th Percentile £48.00 £45.58 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +49.12%

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 35,957 31,985 32,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.86% 32.24% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,298 22,427 22,354
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 375 382
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 16 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSLT over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XSLT in the UK

XSLT
Top 15 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 16 October 2018. 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 -103 399 £478 -6.83% 119
UK excluding London -121 273 £435 -7.45% 88
London -60 164 £544 -1.14% 33
South East -6 97 £440 -8.33% 23
East of England -95 44 £525 +2.44% 9
Midlands -5 41 £375 -21.05% 16
North of England -19 38 £400 +14.29% 28
Scotland -41 37 £400 +3.23% 1
West Midlands -19 34 £400 -25.23% 11
North West -15 15 £400 +16.36% 16
South West -19 15 £525 +50.00% 10
North East +14 14 £369 -22.37% 3
Yorkshire -16 9 £438 - 9
East Midlands +4 7 £318 -2.31% 5
Wales -35 1 £400 +14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 370 (84.47%) XML
2 237 (54.11%) Java
3 204 (46.58%) Web Services
4 182 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (37.67%) Oracle
6 163 (37.21%) JavaScript
7 162 (36.99%) SQL
8 141 (32.19%) SOAP
9 133 (30.37%) HTML
10 130 (29.68%) CSS
11 120 (27.40%) C#
11 120 (27.40%) JSON
12 116 (26.48%) REST
13 108 (24.66%) Spring
13 108 (24.66%) SOA
14 101 (23.06%) .NET
15 96 (21.92%) SQL Server
15 96 (21.92%) Maven
16 86 (19.63%) TDD
17 83 (18.95%) Hibernate
18 81 (18.49%) Middleware
19 78 (17.81%) Unix
20 77 (17.58%) Finance
21 73 (16.67%) jQuery
22 70 (15.98%) XPath
23 69 (15.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
24 66 (15.07%) XSD
24 66 (15.07%) JUnit
25 65 (14.84%) Linux
25 65 (14.84%) Microsoft

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 69 (15.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 53 (12.10%) JBoss
3 48 (10.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 45 (10.27%) Mule
5 43 (9.82%) WebLogic
6 37 (8.45%) SharePoint
7 36 (8.22%) IIS
8 27 (6.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (5.94%) Confluence
10 23 (5.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (3.65%) CMS
11 16 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (3.65%) WebSphere
12 11 (2.51%) Apache
12 11 (2.51%) Tomcat
13 10 (2.28%) OpenStack
13 10 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (2.05%) Umbraco
15 8 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (2.97%) InfoPath
2 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (5.48%) Workday HCM
2 5 (1.14%) Maximo
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.68%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.68%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.46%) Kondor
5 2 (0.46%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.46%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.23%) Global One
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.57%) Office 365
3 15 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.51%) Boomi
4 11 (2.51%) SaaS
5 8 (1.83%) GitHub
5 8 (1.83%) OpenShift
5 8 (1.83%) PaaS
6 6 (1.37%) IaaS
7 5 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.91%) Serverless
9 3 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.46%) npm
10 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.23%) NuGet
11 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.57%) HTTP
2 12 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.51%) AMQP
3 11 (2.51%) SSL
4 10 (2.28%) FTP
5 9 (2.05%) DVB
6 6 (1.37%) SMTP
7 5 (1.14%) Intranet
8 4 (0.91%) Internet
8 4 (0.91%) SMS
8 4 (0.91%) SNMP
9 3 (0.68%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.46%) DSL
10 2 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.46%) LAN
10 2 (0.46%) NAS
10 2 (0.46%) SAN
10 2 (0.46%) SSH
10 2 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.42%) Oracle Database
3 38 (8.68%) MySQL
4 34 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 28 (6.39%) MongoDB
6 27 (6.16%) NoSQL
7 22 (5.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.05%) SQLPlus
11 8 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.83%) Power BI
11 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.46%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 96 (21.92%) Maven
2 66 (15.07%) JUnit
3 64 (14.61%) Git (software)
4 46 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (10.50%) Visual Studio
5 45 (10.27%) JIRA
6 41 (9.36%) Subversion
7 27 (6.16%) Jenkins
8 26 (5.94%) SoapUI
9 16 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (3.42%) Rational Team Concert
11 14 (3.20%) Eclipse
12 13 (2.97%) jMock
13 12 (2.74%) FishEye
13 12 (2.74%) Gradle
13 12 (2.74%) Hudson
14 10 (2.28%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.05%) Ant
16 7 (1.60%) Axure RP
17 6 (1.37%) Mockito
General
1 77 (17.58%) Finance
2 40 (9.13%) Marketing
2 40 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 39 (8.90%) Electronics
4 38 (8.68%) Manufacturing
5 32 (7.31%) Banking
6 22 (5.02%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.97%) Front Office
8 10 (2.28%) Legal
9 8 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.91%) Publishing
11 4 (0.91%) Retail
12 2 (0.46%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 316 (72.15%) Developer
2 133 (30.37%) Java Developer
3 45 (10.27%) Senior Developer
4 34 (7.76%) Architect
4 34 (7.76%) Integration Developer
5 30 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (5.94%) SOA Developer
7 23 (5.25%) .NET Developer
7 23 (5.25%) Software Developer
8 19 (4.34%) Analyst
8 19 (4.34%) Workday Specialist
9 18 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (4.11%) Technical Architect
10 17 (3.88%) Applications Developer
10 17 (3.88%) Integration Specialist
11 16 (3.65%) C++ Developer
12 15 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (3.20%) SQL Developer
14 13 (2.97%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (84.47%) XML
2 204 (46.58%) Web Services
3 141 (32.19%) SOAP
4 133 (30.37%) HTML
5 130 (29.68%) CSS
6 120 (27.40%) JSON
7 116 (26.48%) REST
8 108 (24.66%) Spring
9 101 (23.06%) .NET
10 83 (18.95%) Hibernate
11 81 (18.49%) Middleware
12 73 (16.67%) jQuery
13 66 (15.07%) XSD
14 59 (13.47%) RESTful
15 55 (12.56%) ASP.NET
15 55 (12.56%) JMS
16 54 (12.33%) Ajax
16 54 (12.33%) J2EE
17 47 (10.73%) AngularJS
18 45 (10.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.42%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.34%) Fixed Income
4 17 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.83%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.37%) User Experience
9 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.14%) MPEG
10 4 (0.91%) Clustering
10 4 (0.91%) DataPower
10 4 (0.91%) Derivative
10 4 (0.91%) Equities
10 4 (0.91%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.81%) Unix
2 65 (14.84%) Linux
3 62 (14.16%) Windows
4 17 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.74%) Android
6 12 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.05%) Solaris
8 7 (1.60%) VMS
9 3 (0.68%) AIX
9 3 (0.68%) HPUX
9 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (24.66%) SOA
3 86 (19.63%) TDD
4 65 (14.84%) MVC
5 62 (14.16%) Scrum
6 60 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (12.33%) Workflow
8 52 (11.87%) Software Engineering
9 50 (11.42%) OO
10 48 (10.96%) SDLC
11 47 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (9.13%) Unit Testing
13 37 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
13 37 (8.45%) Programme Management
14 36 (8.22%) UML
15 31 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (6.85%) Migration
17 28 (6.39%) High Availability
18 26 (5.94%) Test Automation
19 25 (5.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 237 (54.11%) Java
2 163 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 162 (36.99%) SQL
4 120 (27.40%) C#
5 70 (15.98%) XPath
6 46 (10.50%) Java 8
6 46 (10.50%) PL/SQL
7 37 (8.45%) Python
8 33 (7.53%) C++
9 31 (7.08%) PowerShell
10 25 (5.71%) C
11 24 (5.48%) Perl
12 22 (5.02%) T-SQL
13 20 (4.57%) Shell Script
14 16 (3.65%) XQuery
15 15 (3.42%) PHP
16 8 (1.83%) XAML
17 7 (1.60%) Groovy
17 7 (1.60%) Ruby
17 7 (1.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.53%) Degree
3 16 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.20%) MCSE
6 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.68%) ISEB
7 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.23%) HNC
8 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.28%) QA
2 6 (1.37%) ISO 20022
3 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.74%) Docker
2 7 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.46%) NFS
5 2 (0.46%) Postfix
5 2 (0.46%) SRDF
5 2 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (3.65%) Ansible
2 5 (1.14%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.14%) vCenter Server
3 4 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.68%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.46%) Control-M
5 2 (0.46%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 165 (37.67%) Oracle
2 65 (14.84%) Microsoft
3 55 (12.56%) SAP
4 39 (8.90%) WSO2
5 35 (7.99%) IBM
6 34 (7.76%) Workday
7 17 (3.88%) MuleSoft
8 16 (3.65%) Nintex
9 15 (3.42%) Sybase
10 12 (2.74%) Atlassian
10 12 (2.74%) Murex
10 12 (2.74%) Xamarin
11 11 (2.51%) Dell
12 8 (1.83%) Citrix
12 8 (1.83%) Northgate
12 8 (1.83%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.60%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.60%) Talend
13 7 (1.60%) VMware
14 6 (1.37%) Perforce