The first table below looks at the demand for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 58 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing XHTML 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 0.49% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 1.68% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+62.00% -16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 179 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.90% 29.11% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 115 77
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XHTML
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XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHTML across the Birmingham region.

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

XHTML
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the Birmingham region.

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Flash
6 2 (22.22%) FTP
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe
6 2 (22.22%) W3C
6 2 (22.22%) SEO
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (11.11%) Stellent

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Perl Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Flash
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) WURFL
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Stellent
3 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle