Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 400 343 394
Rank change year-on-year -57 +51 -134
Contract jobs citing XSLT 577 683 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 2.28% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 405 359
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £270 £275
90th Percentile £625 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +14.86% +13.85%
10th Percentile £27.85 £38.48 £22.65
90th Percentile £46.55 £42.50 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -28.24% +14.86% +13.85%

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 31,949 29,911 30,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 30.97% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,804 20,652 21,178
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 335 562
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £14.73 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.31 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.77% +0.67% +8.70%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -90 478 £500 +21.21% 156
UK excluding London -11 367 £425 +21.43% 116
London -83 207 £550 +15.79% 54
East of England +20 107 £513 +70.83% 19
South East -56 93 £425 +14.86% 29
Scotland +19 80 £335 -1.47% 13
North of England +14 44 £400 +10.34% 17
North West +8 29 £350 - 10
Midlands -50 21 £350 -1.75% 23
West Midlands 0 17 £403 +7.33% 17
Wales +7 14 £375 +102.16% 2
Yorkshire +9 11 £425 +17.24% 4
South West -16 8 £350 -15.15% 13
North East +54 4 £475 +5.56% 3
East Midlands -41 4 £313 -10.71% 6

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XSLT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XSLT.

1 513 (88.91%) XML
2 300 (51.99%) Java
3 260 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (34.14%) SOAP
5 188 (32.58%) SOA
6 185 (32.06%) Web Services
7 173 (29.98%) Finance
8 162 (28.08%) Oracle
9 148 (25.65%) Maven
10 147 (25.48%) TDD
11 139 (24.09%) JSON
12 135 (23.40%) SQL
13 131 (22.70%) XPath
14 130 (22.53%) Spring
15 122 (21.14%) Middleware
16 121 (20.97%) JavaScript
17 114 (19.76%) HTML
18 110 (19.06%) .NET
18 110 (19.06%) SQL Server
19 101 (17.50%) Hibernate
20 98 (16.98%) C#
21 94 (16.29%) REST
22 93 (16.12%) XSD
23 90 (15.60%) CSS
24 86 (14.90%) Greenfield Project
25 83 (14.38%) JMS
26 80 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
26 80 (13.86%) Swagger
26 80 (13.86%) RESTful
26 80 (13.86%) Apache Camel

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 78 (13.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 77 (13.34%) Mule
3 66 (11.44%) JBoss
3 66 (11.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 51 (8.84%) WebSphere
5 34 (5.89%) Tomcat
6 28 (4.85%) Apache
6 28 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (4.68%) SharePoint
7 27 (4.68%) WebLogic
8 19 (3.29%) IIS
8 19 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (2.77%) CMS
11 12 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (1.91%) Confluence
12 11 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.56%) JCAPS
13 9 (1.56%) MQSeries
14 7 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.56%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (1.73%) ION MarketView
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.87%) Kondor
5 4 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.35%) Magento
7 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.77%) IaaS
4 14 (2.43%) PaaS
5 11 (1.91%) Office 365
6 9 (1.56%) npm
7 8 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.39%) GitHub
8 7 (1.21%) Serverless
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.52%) Boomi
10 3 (0.52%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.52%) SaaS
11 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.17%) Force.com
12 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.41%) Internet
2 19 (3.29%) SSL
3 14 (2.43%) Firewall
4 10 (1.73%) FTP
4 10 (1.73%) LDAP
5 8 (1.39%) BIG-IP
5 8 (1.39%) HTTP
5 8 (1.39%) NetScaler
5 8 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.21%) Intranet
6 7 (1.21%) WAN
7 6 (1.04%) SMTP
8 5 (0.87%) AMQP
8 5 (0.87%) SMS
9 4 (0.69%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.69%) LAN
10 3 (0.52%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.52%) DNS
10 3 (0.52%) SSH
10 3 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.06%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.84%) Relational Database
3 48 (8.32%) MySQL
4 30 (5.20%) MarkLogic
5 28 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.33%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.33%) Oracle Database
6 25 (4.33%) RDBMS
7 18 (3.12%) OLTP
7 18 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.95%) OLAP
9 15 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.43%) Data Mining
10 14 (2.43%) Ingres
11 9 (1.56%) DB2
11 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.87%) Big Data
13 5 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 148 (25.65%) Maven
2 67 (11.61%) JUnit
3 55 (9.53%) Git (software)
4 50 (8.67%) Eclipse
5 47 (8.15%) Subversion
6 44 (7.63%) Jenkins
7 43 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (7.11%) Visual Studio
9 28 (4.85%) JIRA
10 25 (4.33%) Mockito
10 25 (4.33%) SoapUI
11 19 (3.29%) Gradle
12 18 (3.12%) Ant
13 12 (2.08%) SonarQube
13 12 (2.08%) XMLSpy
14 11 (1.91%) Grunt
14 11 (1.91%) gulp
15 10 (1.73%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.73%) JProfiler
15 10 (1.73%) Log4j
General
1 173 (29.98%) Finance
2 74 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 70 (12.13%) Manufacturing
4 69 (11.96%) Electronics
5 66 (11.44%) Marketing
6 64 (11.09%) Banking
7 32 (5.55%) Investment Banking
8 30 (5.20%) Publishing
9 18 (3.12%) Back Office
10 16 (2.77%) Front Office
11 14 (2.43%) Legal
12 4 (0.69%) Billing
12 4 (0.69%) Games
12 4 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.69%) Retail
13 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.52%) Law
14 2 (0.35%) Automotive
14 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (69.32%) Developer
2 134 (23.22%) Java Developer
3 84 (14.56%) Senior Developer
4 78 (13.52%) Integration Developer
5 52 (9.01%) Analyst
6 45 (7.80%) SOA Developer
7 41 (7.11%) Agile Developer
8 31 (5.37%) MuleSoft Developer
8 31 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 28 (4.85%) .NET Developer
9 28 (4.85%) Lead Developer
10 26 (4.51%) Architect
11 25 (4.33%) Consultant
12 24 (4.16%) Senior Agile Developer
13 19 (3.29%) C++ Developer
14 18 (3.12%) Business Analyst
15 15 (2.60%) BizTalk Developer
15 15 (2.60%) Xamarin Developer
16 14 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (2.43%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (88.91%) XML
2 197 (34.14%) SOAP
3 185 (32.06%) Web Services
4 139 (24.09%) JSON
5 130 (22.53%) Spring
6 122 (21.14%) Middleware
7 114 (19.76%) HTML
8 110 (19.06%) .NET
9 101 (17.50%) Hibernate
10 94 (16.29%) REST
11 93 (16.12%) XSD
12 90 (15.60%) CSS
13 83 (14.38%) JMS
14 80 (13.86%) Apache Camel
14 80 (13.86%) RESTful
14 80 (13.86%) Swagger
15 76 (13.17%) Java EE
16 72 (12.48%) WireMock
17 58 (10.05%) AngularJS
18 56 (9.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.90%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (5.37%) Fixed Income
4 27 (4.68%) DataPower
5 25 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.56%) Equities
9 8 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.39%) PKI
10 7 (1.21%) User Experience
11 6 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.87%) FMCG
13 4 (0.69%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.69%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.69%) NHS
13 4 (0.69%) RIA
13 4 (0.69%) Web 2.0
14 3 (0.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.00%) Linux
2 61 (10.57%) Unix
3 56 (9.71%) Windows
4 29 (5.03%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.47%) Solaris
6 18 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.43%) Android
9 13 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.73%) HPUX
11 9 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.52%) AIX
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (32.58%) SOA
3 147 (25.48%) TDD
4 80 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (13.00%) Scrum
6 70 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (11.61%) Programme Management
8 66 (11.44%) Digital Marketing
9 60 (10.40%) OO
9 60 (10.40%) Workflow
10 59 (10.23%) MVC
11 53 (9.19%) SDLC
12 50 (8.67%) Data Modelling
13 45 (7.80%) Migration
14 42 (7.28%) UML
15 41 (7.11%) Microservices
16 39 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 36 (6.24%) DevOps
18 34 (5.89%) Web Development
19 32 (5.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 300 (51.99%) Java
2 135 (23.40%) SQL
3 131 (22.70%) XPath
4 121 (20.97%) JavaScript
5 98 (16.98%) C#
6 57 (9.88%) Python
7 45 (7.80%) C++
8 29 (5.03%) XQuery
9 26 (4.51%) Perl
10 18 (3.12%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.12%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.25%) C
12 13 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.08%) Groovy
14 11 (1.91%) Scala
15 8 (1.39%) AWK
15 8 (1.39%) VB
16 7 (1.21%) VB6
17 6 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (3.81%) Degree
2 19 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.73%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.21%) MCSE
6 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.17%) MCITP
8 1 (0.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.36%) QA
2 11 (1.91%) HL7
3 4 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.35%) CDISC
5 2 (0.35%) GDPR
5 2 (0.35%) GxP
5 2 (0.35%) MiFID
5 2 (0.35%) WAI
5 2 (0.35%) WCAG
6 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (3.99%) Docker
2 14 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.52%) Firmware
4 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (3.29%) Ansible
2 10 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.73%) Puppet
3 7 (1.21%) Control-M
4 6 (1.04%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 3 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.52%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.52%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (28.08%) Oracle
2 79 (13.69%) SAP
3 75 (13.00%) Microsoft
4 69 (11.96%) WSO2
5 59 (10.23%) IBM
6 44 (7.63%) MuleSoft
7 19 (3.29%) VMware
8 16 (2.77%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.60%) TIBCO
9 15 (2.60%) Xamarin
10 12 (2.08%) Sybase
11 10 (1.73%) ION Trading
12 9 (1.56%) F5
12 9 (1.56%) Fiorano
12 9 (1.56%) HP
12 9 (1.56%) InterSystems
12 9 (1.56%) Perforce
13 8 (1.39%) Informatica
13 8 (1.39%) Nintex
13 8 (1.39%) Talend