The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 40 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing XHTML 14 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.55% 1.67% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.95% 6.67% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £261 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.81%
XHTML
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 150 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.12% 25.00% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 72
Average daily rate £400 £350 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basildon -4 5 £400 -
Brentwood -3 1 - -
XHTML
East of England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) Ajax
3 23 (88.46%) WebSphere
3 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (88.46%) XML
3 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 23 (88.46%) Java
4 22 (84.62%) Ant
4 22 (84.62%) Windows
4 22 (84.62%) HTML5
5 21 (80.77%) Solaris
5 21 (80.77%) Linux
5 21 (80.77%) UNIX
5 21 (80.77%) Web Services
6 20 (76.92%) OO
6 20 (76.92%) Relational Database
7 19 (73.08%) JAX-RS
7 19 (73.08%) JAX-WS
7 19 (73.08%) EclipseLink
7 19 (73.08%) SOAP
7 19 (73.08%) J2EE
7 19 (73.08%) Eclipse
7 19 (73.08%) IBM
7 19 (73.08%) TopLink
7 19 (73.08%) Content Management
7 19 (73.08%) Marketing
8 18 (69.23%) TDD
9 16 (61.54%) B2C

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 23 (88.46%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) CMS
3 4 (15.38%) GlassFish
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 4 (15.38%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Ant
2 19 (73.08%) Eclipse
3 14 (53.85%) SoapUI
4 4 (15.38%) Maven
General
1 19 (73.08%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) Java Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (34.62%) Senior Developer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
6 3 (11.54%) UI Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) Ajax
3 23 (88.46%) XML
4 22 (84.62%) HTML5
5 21 (80.77%) Web Services
6 19 (73.08%) EclipseLink
6 19 (73.08%) JAX-RS
6 19 (73.08%) SOAP
6 19 (73.08%) J2EE
6 19 (73.08%) TopLink
6 19 (73.08%) JAX-WS
7 4 (15.38%) JSR 170
7 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 4 (15.38%) JSP
7 4 (15.38%) Struts
7 4 (15.38%) OSGi
7 4 (15.38%) REST
7 4 (15.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Web 2.0
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Solaris
2 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) OO
3 19 (73.08%) Content Management
4 18 (69.23%) TDD
5 16 (61.54%) B2C
5 16 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (61.54%) User Stories
6 15 (57.69%) Validation
7 14 (53.85%) Scrum
7 14 (53.85%) Use Case
8 13 (50.00%) RUP
9 4 (15.38%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (11.54%) SEO
10 3 (11.54%) RAD
10 3 (11.54%) SOA
10 3 (11.54%) Web Design
10 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (7.69%) Analytics
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 23 (88.46%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) FatWire
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Omniture
4 1 (3.85%) Google