Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 394 361
Rank change year-on-year -145 -33 +52
Contract jobs citing XSLT 385 616 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.85% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 420 408
UK median daily rate £462 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +21.79% -2.50%
10th Percentile £331 £281 £279
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.33 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% -2.75% +41.67%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.05 £37.20
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% +34.92%

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 36,453 33,260 31,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.74% 32.22% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,767 23,511 22,009
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 363 359
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.08 £17.80 £14.55
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.40 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.23% +3.33%

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 14 December 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 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XSLT in the UK

XSLT
Top 14 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 14 December 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 -99 362 £475 -7.32% 89
UK excluding London -150 234 £450 +5.88% 70
London -35 148 £525 -4.55% 28
South East -19 92 £450 +11.11% 12
East of England -82 43 £525 +2.44% 11
North of England -16 36 £413 +17.86% 12
Midlands -15 30 £413 -8.33% 19
West Midlands -23 23 £419 -19.08% 6
Scotland -67 23 £410 +22.39% 5
Yorkshire -5 15 £438 +29.44% 4
North East +7 11 £363 -23.68%
South West -30 10 £525 +50.00% 7
North West -33 10 £400 +18.52% 8
East Midlands +11 7 £325 +8.33% 13

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 317 (82.34%) XML
2 199 (51.69%) Java
3 172 (44.68%) Web Services
4 166 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (38.18%) JavaScript
6 141 (36.62%) SQL
7 133 (34.55%) SOAP
8 129 (33.51%) Oracle
9 127 (32.99%) HTML
10 113 (29.35%) CSS
11 110 (28.57%) REST
12 94 (24.42%) JSON
13 89 (23.12%) C#
14 87 (22.60%) .NET
15 84 (21.82%) SQL Server
15 84 (21.82%) Spring
16 81 (21.04%) SOA
17 74 (19.22%) Maven
18 71 (18.44%) Middleware
19 70 (18.18%) Finance
20 67 (17.40%) Unix
21 64 (16.62%) jQuery
22 63 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
23 59 (15.32%) TDD
24 57 (14.81%) Hibernate
25 55 (14.29%) Linux
25 55 (14.29%) XPath
26 54 (14.03%) Git (software)
27 52 (13.51%) JUnit
27 52 (13.51%) MVC

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 52 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 40 (10.39%) WebLogic
3 38 (9.87%) Oracle Service Bus
4 34 (8.83%) JBoss
4 34 (8.83%) Mule
5 25 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.45%) IIS
6 21 (5.45%) Tomcat
7 20 (5.19%) WebSphere
8 18 (4.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (4.42%) Confluence
9 17 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (4.16%) Apache
11 15 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (3.38%) CMS
13 9 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (1.82%) Apache Spark
16 6 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.34%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.52%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (7.53%) Workday HCM
2 6 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.04%) Maximo
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.78%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.78%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.52%) Kondor
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.26%) Global One
7 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.86%) SaaS
4 10 (2.60%) Boomi
4 10 (2.60%) Office 365
5 7 (1.82%) IaaS
6 6 (1.56%) GitHub
7 5 (1.30%) PaaS
7 5 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.04%) npm
8 4 (1.04%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.52%) Apigee
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.26%) AtomSphere
11 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.68%) SSL
2 14 (3.64%) HTTP
3 8 (2.08%) AMQP
4 7 (1.82%) FTP
5 6 (1.56%) SMTP
5 6 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.56%) VPN
6 5 (1.30%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.04%) DVB
7 4 (1.04%) Internet
7 4 (1.04%) RFID
7 4 (1.04%) SNMP
8 3 (0.78%) DSL
8 3 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.78%) LAN
8 3 (0.78%) NAS
8 3 (0.78%) SAN
8 3 (0.78%) WAN
9 2 (0.52%) Intranet
10 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.65%) Oracle Database
3 30 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.01%) MySQL
5 25 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.19%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (2.60%) Power BI
8 10 (2.60%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.08%) DB2
9 8 (2.08%) SQLPlus
10 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.56%) Big Data
11 6 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 74 (19.22%) Maven
2 54 (14.03%) Git (software)
3 52 (13.51%) JUnit
4 37 (9.61%) JIRA
5 36 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (9.09%) Subversion
7 26 (6.75%) SoapUI
8 24 (6.23%) Visual Studio
9 19 (4.94%) Jenkins
10 13 (3.38%) Eclipse
11 12 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (2.86%) Ant
13 10 (2.60%) Hudson
13 10 (2.60%) jMock
13 10 (2.60%) Rational Team Concert
14 9 (2.34%) FishEye
15 6 (1.56%) Axure RP
16 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket
16 5 (1.30%) Gradle
16 5 (1.30%) Grunt
General
1 70 (18.18%) Finance
2 29 (7.53%) Electronics
3 28 (7.27%) Marketing
4 26 (6.75%) Manufacturing
4 26 (6.75%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.23%) Banking
6 18 (4.68%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.90%) Front Office
8 11 (2.86%) Legal
9 10 (2.60%) Publishing
10 9 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.30%) Back Office
12 4 (1.04%) Advertising
13 3 (0.78%) German Language
14 2 (0.52%) Danish Language
14 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.52%) French Language
14 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 250 (64.94%) Developer
2 100 (25.97%) Java Developer
3 31 (8.05%) Architect
3 31 (8.05%) Integration Developer
4 25 (6.49%) Senior Developer
5 20 (5.19%) Analyst
5 20 (5.19%) Consultant
6 19 (4.94%) SOA Developer
6 19 (4.94%) Software Developer
6 19 (4.94%) Workday Specialist
7 17 (4.42%) Integration Specialist
8 16 (4.16%) .NET Developer
9 15 (3.90%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (3.38%) Lead Java Developer
11 13 (3.38%) Technical Architect
12 12 (3.12%) Applications Developer
12 12 (3.12%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.12%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (82.34%) XML
2 172 (44.68%) Web Services
3 133 (34.55%) SOAP
4 127 (32.99%) HTML
5 113 (29.35%) CSS
6 110 (28.57%) REST
7 94 (24.42%) JSON
8 87 (22.60%) .NET
9 84 (21.82%) Spring
10 71 (18.44%) Middleware
11 64 (16.62%) jQuery
12 57 (14.81%) Hibernate
13 49 (12.73%) ASP.NET
13 49 (12.73%) XSD
14 44 (11.43%) JMS
15 43 (11.17%) Ajax
16 38 (9.87%) AngularJS
17 37 (9.61%) J2EE
17 37 (9.61%) RESTful
18 35 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.94%) Fixed Income
5 10 (2.60%) User Experience
6 9 (2.34%) DataPower
7 8 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.08%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.30%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.04%) Clustering
10 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.78%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.52%) Equities
12 2 (0.52%) Vector Graphics
12 2 (0.52%) Verilog
12 2 (0.52%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.40%) Unix
2 55 (14.29%) Linux
3 50 (12.99%) Windows
4 11 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.60%) Solaris
5 10 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.56%) VMS
8 5 (1.30%) Android
8 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.78%) AIX
9 3 (0.78%) HPUX
9 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.04%) SOA
3 63 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (15.32%) TDD
5 52 (13.51%) MVC
6 40 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (10.39%) Software Engineering
7 38 (9.87%) OO
7 38 (9.87%) SDLC
8 37 (9.61%) Scrum
9 35 (9.09%) Workflow
10 34 (8.83%) Unit Testing
11 28 (7.27%) UML
12 27 (7.01%) Programme Management
13 26 (6.75%) Change Management
14 25 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
15 24 (6.23%) Microservices
15 24 (6.23%) Web Development
16 21 (5.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 199 (51.69%) Java
2 147 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 141 (36.62%) SQL
4 89 (23.12%) C#
5 55 (14.29%) XPath
6 44 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 33 (8.57%) Python
8 30 (7.79%) C++
9 28 (7.27%) Java 8
10 23 (5.97%) T-SQL
11 20 (5.19%) C
12 19 (4.94%) Perl
13 17 (4.42%) Shell Script
14 16 (4.16%) PHP
14 16 (4.16%) PowerShell
15 14 (3.64%) XQuery
16 9 (2.34%) ABAP
16 9 (2.34%) Groovy
17 6 (1.56%) DCL
17 6 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (8.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.75%) Degree
3 17 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.08%) MCSE
7 7 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.30%) ISEB
9 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.56%) ISO 20022
2 4 (1.04%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) PMO
4 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.38%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) NFS
2 3 (0.78%) SRDF
2 3 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.78%) Xen
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (2.60%) Ansible
1 10 (2.60%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.78%) Control-M
3 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.78%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.52%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 129 (33.51%) Oracle
2 49 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 44 (11.43%) SAP
4 38 (9.87%) IBM
4 38 (9.87%) Workday
5 28 (7.27%) WSO2
6 13 (3.38%) MuleSoft
6 13 (3.38%) Sybase
7 11 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.60%) Dell
8 10 (2.60%) TIBCO
9 9 (2.34%) Murex
9 9 (2.34%) Nintex
9 9 (2.34%) webMethods
10 8 (2.08%) Citrix
10 8 (2.08%) Northgate
11 7 (1.82%) ION Trading
11 7 (1.82%) Talend
12 6 (1.56%) Ariba
13 4 (1.04%) Xamarin