Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 Transformations (XSLT)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 355 387
Rank change year-on-year -28 +32 -130
Contract jobs citing XSLT 614 682 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.16% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 418 378
UK median daily rate £480 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +25.07% -6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
UK median hourly rate £41.33 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +49.12% -18.57%
10th Percentile £29.05 £32.09 £19.65
90th Percentile £45.58 £45.00 £33.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +41.67% -11.41%

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 32796 31564 32386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21883 22196
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 362 558
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.35 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +11.48%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
England -32 534 £513 +28.13% 67
UK excluding London +35 410 £438 +25.07% 52
London -83 200 £550 +20.88% 21
East of England +74 151 £513 +36.67% 9
South East -22 109 £425 +16.44% 15
Scotland -14 60 £330 -2.94% 6
North of England +17 37 £350 -20.45% 12
North West +8 29 £338 -23.30% 7
Midlands -19 25 £535 +47.59% 9
West Midlands +25 20 £535 +38.06% 6
Wales +24 14 £363 +9.43%
South West +1 14 £375 +7.14% 1
North East +60 5 £475 - 1
East Midlands -36 5 £300 -14.29% 3
Yorkshire -12 3 - - 4

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 538 (87.62%) XML
2 300 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (46.25%) Java
4 195 (31.76%) Finance
5 184 (29.97%) Oracle
6 182 (29.64%) JSON
7 180 (29.32%) Maven
8 177 (28.83%) Web Services
9 172 (28.01%) SOAP
10 164 (26.71%) TDD
11 160 (26.06%) XPath
11 160 (26.06%) SQL
11 160 (26.06%) SOA
12 159 (25.90%) Middleware
13 124 (20.20%) JavaScript
14 121 (19.71%) HTML
15 118 (19.22%) Spring
16 117 (19.06%) Greenfield Project
17 110 (17.92%) .NET
18 107 (17.43%) C#
19 106 (17.26%) SQL Server
20 105 (17.10%) Telecoms
21 104 (16.94%) SAP
21 104 (16.94%) Apache Camel
22 103 (16.78%) XSD
23 102 (16.61%) Swagger
24 101 (16.45%) WireMock
24 101 (16.45%) Manufacturing
25 100 (16.29%) Business Intelligence
26 99 (16.12%) Electronics

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 92 (14.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 90 (14.66%) Mule
3 75 (12.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 57 (9.28%) JBoss
5 56 (9.12%) WebSphere
6 43 (7.00%) Tomcat
7 39 (6.35%) Apache
8 35 (5.70%) WebLogic
9 32 (5.21%) SharePoint
10 28 (4.56%) IIS
11 24 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (3.09%) CMS
14 16 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (1.79%) JCAPS
16 11 (1.79%) MQSeries
17 10 (1.63%) Confluence
17 10 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
18 9 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (2.28%) Doxygen
2 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.16%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (1.63%) ION MarketView
3 8 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.81%) Kondor
5 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.93%) PaaS
4 17 (2.77%) IaaS
5 13 (2.12%) Office 365
6 10 (1.63%) SaaS
7 8 (1.30%) GitHub
8 7 (1.14%) Boomi
8 7 (1.14%) Serverless
9 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.49%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.49%) npm
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.16%) Force.com
13 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.03%) Internet
2 15 (2.44%) SSL
2 15 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.28%) Firewall
3 14 (2.28%) HTTP
4 11 (1.79%) LDAP
5 9 (1.47%) BIG-IP
5 9 (1.47%) NetScaler
6 7 (1.14%) WAN
7 6 (0.98%) Intranet
8 5 (0.81%) AMQP
8 5 (0.81%) SMS
9 4 (0.65%) LAN
10 3 (0.49%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.49%) DNS
10 3 (0.49%) FTP
10 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.49%) SSH
10 3 (0.49%) VPN
10 3 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.96%) MySQL
3 52 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 37 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.89%) MarkLogic
6 29 (4.72%) Oracle Database
6 29 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 22 (3.58%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.61%) OLAP
10 15 (2.44%) Data Mining
10 15 (2.44%) Ingres
10 15 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.12%) OLTP
12 12 (1.95%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (1.14%) DB2
16 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
17 5 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 180 (29.32%) Maven
2 63 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.26%) JUnit
3 62 (10.10%) Subversion
4 53 (8.63%) Eclipse
5 52 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (6.51%) Visual Studio
7 39 (6.35%) Jenkins
8 36 (5.86%) JIRA
9 31 (5.05%) Mockito
10 28 (4.56%) SoapUI
11 16 (2.61%) Ant
12 14 (2.28%) Gradle
13 11 (1.79%) JProfiler
13 11 (1.79%) Log4j
13 11 (1.79%) XMLSpy
14 10 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.63%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.47%) Cucumber
16 8 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 195 (31.76%) Finance
2 105 (17.10%) Telecoms
3 101 (16.45%) Manufacturing
4 99 (16.12%) Electronics
5 96 (15.64%) Marketing
6 74 (12.05%) Banking
7 33 (5.37%) Investment Banking
8 30 (4.89%) Publishing
9 26 (4.23%) Front Office
10 19 (3.09%) Back Office
11 12 (1.95%) Legal
12 8 (1.30%) Games
13 5 (0.81%) Retail
14 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.49%) Law
15 2 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) Automotive
15 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 393 (64.01%) Developer
2 122 (19.87%) Java Developer
3 88 (14.33%) Integration Developer
4 83 (13.52%) Senior Developer
5 70 (11.40%) Analyst
6 65 (10.59%) Agile Developer
7 59 (9.61%) SOA Developer
8 38 (6.19%) Consultant
9 31 (5.05%) Architect
10 30 (4.89%) Senior Agile Developer
11 29 (4.72%) Lead Developer
12 28 (4.56%) .NET Developer
13 27 (4.40%) Business Analyst
14 26 (4.23%) XML Consultant
15 25 (4.07%) XML Specialist
16 22 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
17 17 (2.77%) Xamarin Developer
18 16 (2.61%) Author
18 16 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
18 16 (2.61%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (87.62%) XML
2 182 (29.64%) JSON
3 177 (28.83%) Web Services
4 172 (28.01%) SOAP
5 159 (25.90%) Middleware
6 121 (19.71%) HTML
7 118 (19.22%) Spring
8 110 (17.92%) .NET
9 104 (16.94%) Apache Camel
10 103 (16.78%) XSD
11 102 (16.61%) Swagger
12 101 (16.45%) WireMock
13 97 (15.80%) REST
14 91 (14.82%) CSS
15 84 (13.68%) Hibernate
16 77 (12.54%) JMS
17 74 (12.05%) Java EE
18 64 (10.42%) RESTful
19 63 (10.26%) jQuery
20 58 (9.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (19.06%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (5.86%) Fixed Income
3 29 (4.72%) DataPower
4 27 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.77%) User Experience
7 14 (2.28%) Equities
8 12 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.47%) PKI
10 7 (1.14%) Derivative
11 5 (0.81%) NHS
11 5 (0.81%) RIA
12 4 (0.65%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.65%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.65%) W3C
12 4 (0.65%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (14.66%) Linux
2 84 (13.68%) Unix
3 65 (10.59%) Windows
4 29 (4.72%) Solaris
5 26 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.93%) HPUX
8 16 (2.61%) Android
9 13 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.47%) AIX
12 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.16%) CentOS
15 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (26.71%) TDD
3 160 (26.06%) SOA
4 100 (16.29%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (15.80%) Programme Management
6 96 (15.64%) Digital Marketing
7 95 (15.47%) Scrum
8 87 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (10.10%) OO
10 61 (9.93%) MVC
11 57 (9.28%) Data Modelling
12 55 (8.96%) UML
13 51 (8.31%) SDLC
14 45 (7.33%) Migration
15 44 (7.17%) Workflow
16 39 (6.35%) Software Engineering
17 38 (6.19%) DevOps
17 38 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (6.03%) Unit Testing
19 36 (5.86%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 284 (46.25%) Java
2 160 (26.06%) SQL
2 160 (26.06%) XPath
3 124 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 107 (17.43%) C#
5 62 (10.10%) Python
6 51 (8.31%) C++
7 34 (5.54%) Perl
8 31 (5.05%) PL/SQL
9 25 (4.07%) XQuery
10 22 (3.58%) C
10 22 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.93%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.44%) Groovy
12 15 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.28%) Scala
14 10 (1.63%) VB
15 8 (1.30%) AWK
15 8 (1.30%) PHP
15 8 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (4.56%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.42%) Degree
3 12 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.14%) MCSE
7 6 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) MCTS
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.19%) QA
2 13 (2.12%) HL7
3 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.33%) CDISC
4 2 (0.33%) GDPR
4 2 (0.33%) GxP
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.33%) MiFID
4 2 (0.33%) WAI
4 2 (0.33%) WCAG
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.09%) Docker
2 14 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.49%) Firmware
5 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (3.09%) Ansible
2 15 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.44%) Puppet
3 6 (0.98%) Control-M
3 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (0.49%) Perfmon
4 3 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.16%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (29.97%) Oracle
2 104 (16.94%) SAP
3 96 (15.64%) WSO2
4 77 (12.54%) IBM
5 71 (11.56%) Microsoft
6 28 (4.56%) MuleSoft
7 20 (3.26%) VMware
8 17 (2.77%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.77%) Xamarin
9 16 (2.61%) TIBCO
10 14 (2.28%) Sybase
11 11 (1.79%) Fiorano
11 11 (1.79%) HP
11 11 (1.79%) InterSystems
12 10 (1.63%) F5
12 10 (1.63%) ION Trading
12 10 (1.63%) Perforce
12 10 (1.63%) webMethods
13 9 (1.47%) Nintex
13 9 (1.47%) Sitecore