Period
to 14 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 444 335 429
Rank change year-on-year -109 +94 -32
Contract jobs citing XSLT 518 683 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.20% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 471 370
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £281
90th Percentile £620 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -5.90% +58.48%
10th Percentile £30.75 £40.63 £27.72
90th Percentile £51.63 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £44.75
% change year-on-year +1.49% -6.42% +57.02%

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 35,210 31,027 31,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.40% 32.45% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,875 21,424 22,143
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £291
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.63% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 382 385
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%

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 14 August 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 August 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 14 August 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 -123 448 £475 -3.06% 102
UK excluding London -92 317 £425 -10.53% 78
London -50 194 £525 +5.00% 28
South East -22 103 £438 -12.50% 23
Scotland -13 63 £413 -21.05% 2
East of England -82 55 £525 +5.00% 9
North of England -11 43 £375 +5.63% 14
Midlands -29 40 £375 -21.05% 18
West Midlands -43 28 £400 -16.58% 8
North West -17 27 £350 - 6
East Midlands +7 12 £368 +8.89% 10
North East +2 12 £375 +7.14% 2
South West -21 12 £525 +29.23% 10
Yorkshire -16 4 £438 -16.67% 6
Wales -23 2 £400 +14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 448 (86.49%) XML
2 259 (50.00%) Java
3 232 (44.79%) Web Services
4 201 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (38.22%) JavaScript
6 191 (36.87%) SQL
7 164 (31.66%) Oracle
8 156 (30.12%) C#
9 153 (29.54%) JSON
10 151 (29.15%) SOAP
10 151 (29.15%) CSS
11 143 (27.61%) .NET
12 131 (25.29%) HTML
12 131 (25.29%) SOA
13 129 (24.90%) SQL Server
14 120 (23.17%) Spring
15 119 (22.97%) REST
16 111 (21.43%) jQuery
17 98 (18.92%) TDD
18 96 (18.53%) Maven
19 95 (18.34%) Windows
20 93 (17.95%) Hibernate
21 91 (17.57%) Middleware
22 88 (16.99%) XPath
23 85 (16.41%) Microsoft
24 83 (16.02%) XSD
24 83 (16.02%) Finance
25 81 (15.64%) Visual Studio
26 78 (15.06%) RESTful
27 76 (14.67%) JUnit

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 75 (14.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 60 (11.58%) IIS
3 59 (11.39%) SharePoint
4 53 (10.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 52 (10.04%) JBoss
6 50 (9.65%) Mule
7 49 (9.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 45 (8.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 38 (7.34%) SharePoint Server
9 38 (7.34%) WebLogic
10 27 (5.21%) Confluence
11 26 (5.02%) CMS
12 21 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (4.05%) WebSphere
13 20 (3.86%) Tomcat
14 19 (3.67%) Apache
15 14 (2.70%) OpenStack
16 12 (2.32%) DataSynapse
17 9 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
17 9 (1.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (6.76%) InfoPath
2 16 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.39%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (3.47%) Workday HCM
2 6 (1.16%) Elite 3E
2 6 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.97%) Maximo
4 4 (0.77%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.58%) Magento
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.58%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.39%) Kondor
6 2 (0.39%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.11%) Office 365
2 30 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.90%) SaaS
5 10 (1.93%) PaaS
6 8 (1.54%) Boomi
6 8 (1.54%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.35%) IaaS
8 6 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.16%) Serverless
9 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.77%) GitHub
10 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.39%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.63%) HTTP
2 13 (2.51%) FTP
3 11 (2.12%) SSL
4 9 (1.74%) AMQP
5 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.35%) DVB
6 7 (1.35%) SMTP
7 5 (0.97%) Intranet
7 5 (0.97%) SMS
8 3 (0.58%) DNS
8 3 (0.58%) SSH
8 3 (0.58%) X.509
9 2 (0.39%) FCoE
9 2 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.39%) Internet
9 2 (0.39%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.39%) Multicast
9 2 (0.39%) NAS
9 2 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (24.90%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.46%) MySQL
3 42 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 31 (5.98%) Relational Database
5 28 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 26 (5.02%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.28%) Power BI
8 16 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (1.74%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.74%) SQLPlus
14 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
16 6 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (1.16%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 96 (18.53%) Maven
2 81 (15.64%) Visual Studio
3 76 (14.67%) JUnit
4 68 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 60 (11.58%) Git (software)
6 42 (8.11%) Subversion
7 37 (7.14%) JIRA
8 30 (5.79%) Jenkins
9 29 (5.60%) Eclipse
9 29 (5.60%) Gradle
10 20 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (3.67%) JProfiler
11 19 (3.67%) SoapUI
12 12 (2.32%) jMock
12 12 (2.32%) Selenium
13 11 (2.12%) FishEye
13 11 (2.12%) Rational Team Concert
14 10 (1.93%) Hudson
15 9 (1.74%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (16.02%) Finance
2 47 (9.07%) Banking
3 45 (8.69%) Telecoms
4 44 (8.49%) Marketing
5 43 (8.30%) Electronics
6 42 (8.11%) Manufacturing
7 24 (4.63%) Investment Banking
8 19 (3.67%) Front Office
9 12 (2.32%) Legal
10 9 (1.74%) Back Office
11 8 (1.54%) Publishing
12 7 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.35%) Retail
13 3 (0.58%) Billing
13 3 (0.58%) Games
13 3 (0.58%) Law
14 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 370 (71.43%) Developer
2 144 (27.80%) Java Developer
3 65 (12.55%) Senior Developer
4 45 (8.69%) Integration Developer
5 32 (6.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (5.21%) C++ Developer
6 27 (5.21%) Software Developer
7 26 (5.02%) .NET Developer
7 26 (5.02%) Architect
8 25 (4.83%) SOA Developer
9 23 (4.44%) SharePoint Engineer
10 21 (4.05%) Workday Specialist
11 18 (3.47%) Analyst
11 18 (3.47%) C# Developer
11 18 (3.47%) Consultant
12 17 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (3.28%) Integration Specialist
12 17 (3.28%) Lead Developer
13 16 (3.09%) BizTalk Developer
13 16 (3.09%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (86.49%) XML
2 232 (44.79%) Web Services
3 153 (29.54%) JSON
4 151 (29.15%) CSS
4 151 (29.15%) SOAP
5 143 (27.61%) .NET
6 131 (25.29%) HTML
7 120 (23.17%) Spring
8 119 (22.97%) REST
9 111 (21.43%) jQuery
10 93 (17.95%) Hibernate
11 91 (17.57%) Middleware
12 83 (16.02%) XSD
13 78 (15.06%) RESTful
14 66 (12.74%) Ajax
15 60 (11.58%) JMS
16 59 (11.39%) ASP.NET
17 58 (11.20%) J2EE
18 53 (10.23%) JPA
19 52 (10.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.62%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.28%) Fixed Income
4 16 (3.09%) Derivative
5 14 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.74%) User Experience
9 8 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
9 8 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.54%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.35%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.35%) DataPower
10 7 (1.35%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 95 (18.34%) Windows
2 70 (13.51%) Unix
3 67 (12.93%) Linux
4 42 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (7.53%) Windows Server
6 38 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.51%) Android
7 13 (2.51%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.74%) Solaris
9 6 (1.16%) VMS
10 5 (0.97%) HPUX
11 2 (0.39%) AIX
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (25.29%) SOA
3 98 (18.92%) TDD
4 75 (14.48%) OO
4 75 (14.48%) Scrum
5 72 (13.90%) Workflow
6 67 (12.93%) MVC
6 67 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (11.78%) Unit Testing
8 60 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 52 (10.04%) Migration
11 49 (9.46%) SDLC
12 45 (8.69%) High Availability
13 43 (8.30%) Test Automation
14 42 (8.11%) Programme Management
14 42 (8.11%) UML
15 41 (7.92%) Digital Marketing
16 39 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (6.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 259 (50.00%) Java
2 198 (38.22%) JavaScript
3 191 (36.87%) SQL
4 156 (30.12%) C#
5 88 (16.99%) XPath
6 55 (10.62%) Java 8
7 53 (10.23%) Python
8 52 (10.04%) PowerShell
9 47 (9.07%) PL/SQL
10 41 (7.92%) C++
11 26 (5.02%) Perl
12 23 (4.44%) T-SQL
12 23 (4.44%) XQuery
13 20 (3.86%) C
14 16 (3.09%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.93%) PHP
16 8 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.54%) XAML
17 7 (1.35%) Groovy
18 5 (0.97%) DCL
Qualifications
1 59 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.27%) Degree
3 37 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (6.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (5.98%) MCSE
7 11 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.19%) CLAS
9 1 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.70%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) PMO
3 5 (0.97%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.58%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) DICOM
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (2.32%) Docker
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.97%) vSphere
5 4 (0.77%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.39%) KVM
7 2 (0.39%) NFS
7 2 (0.39%) Postfix
7 2 (0.39%) SRDF
7 2 (0.39%) Xen
8 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.70%) Ansible
2 7 (1.35%) Control-M
3 5 (0.97%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.97%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.77%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.39%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 164 (31.66%) Oracle
2 85 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 56 (10.81%) SAP
4 46 (8.88%) WSO2
5 39 (7.53%) IBM
6 34 (6.56%) Nintex
7 32 (6.18%) Workday
8 18 (3.47%) Perforce
9 16 (3.09%) MuleSoft
10 15 (2.90%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.90%) Sybase
11 13 (2.51%) Xamarin
12 10 (1.93%) Murex
13 9 (1.74%) Google
14 8 (1.54%) Citrix
14 8 (1.54%) Dell
14 8 (1.54%) Northgate
14 8 (1.54%) VMware
15 7 (1.35%) Cisco
15 7 (1.35%) Informatica