Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for XSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSL over the 6 months to 21 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 (XSL)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Contract jobs citing XSL 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.68% 3.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 11.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Watford median daily rate £500 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £390 -
% change year-on-year +12.18% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

XSL 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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 153 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.77% 26.92% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 31 36
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £271 £213 £294
90th Percentile £591 £500 £444
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
% change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing XSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for XSL in Watford

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XSL in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for XSL.

1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Zend
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 3 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Zend