The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 62 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing XHTML 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 1.21% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 4.15% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£520 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
XHTML
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
218 241 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.23% 29.21% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 122 191
Average daily rate £340 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XHTML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 6 £520 - 2
Chester - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
XHTML
North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 15 (88.24%) PHP
4 14 (82.35%) Linux
5 13 (76.47%) XML
6 9 (52.94%) Python
7 8 (47.06%) Java
7 8 (47.06%) JSON
8 7 (41.18%) Ruby
8 7 (41.18%) Ajax
8 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
8 7 (41.18%) TDD
8 7 (41.18%) Scala
8 7 (41.18%) Open Source
8 7 (41.18%) BDD
8 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
8 7 (41.18%) C#
8 7 (41.18%) C++
8 7 (41.18%) SQL
8 7 (41.18%) MySQL
9 6 (35.29%) OO
9 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (29.41%) Subversion
10 5 (29.41%) Marketing
10 5 (29.41%) REST
10 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
10 5 (29.41%) PHP5
10 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 5 (29.41%) Web Design

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (29.41%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Creative Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Magento Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) JSON
5 7 (41.18%) Ajax
6 5 (29.41%) LAMP
6 5 (29.41%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) RESTful
8 2 (11.76%) Django
9 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TDD
1 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
1 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Web Design
3 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
1 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Scala
4 7 (41.18%) Ruby
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle