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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 47 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing XHTML 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% 2.23% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 9.09% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
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
144 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 24.50% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 78
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) B2C
4 10 (76.92%) Marketing
5 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (69.23%) CMS
5 9 (69.23%) Java
5 9 (69.23%) Ant
5 9 (69.23%) XML
5 9 (69.23%) HTML5
6 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
6 8 (61.54%) Unix
6 8 (61.54%) Windows
6 8 (61.54%) Solaris
6 8 (61.54%) Linux
6 8 (61.54%) OO
6 8 (61.54%) SQL
6 8 (61.54%) Web Services
6 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
6 8 (61.54%) Ajax
7 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
7 6 (46.15%) TopLink
7 6 (46.15%) SOAP
7 6 (46.15%) User Stories
7 6 (46.15%) EclipseLink
7 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
7 6 (46.15%) JAX-RS
7 6 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (46.15%) JAX-WS

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) CMS
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
3 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
3 4 (30.77%) JBoss
3 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 4 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Ant
2 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
General
1 10 (76.92%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
4 5 (38.46%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (38.46%) HTML Developer
5 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
5 4 (30.77%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile UI Developer
5 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior UI Developer
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
5 4 (30.77%) UI Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Web UI Developer
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (7.69%) JSP Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
2 9 (69.23%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) Ajax
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) EclipseLink
4 6 (46.15%) JAX-RS
4 6 (46.15%) JAX-WS
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) TopLink
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) Ext JS
6 4 (30.77%) JPA
6 4 (30.77%) OSGi
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) SAML
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Solaris
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) B2C
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) OO
4 6 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (46.15%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Information Management
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) Web Design
6 3 (23.08%) Content Management
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) RAD
7 2 (15.38%) RUP
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) SEO
7 2 (15.38%) Use Case
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) FatWire
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Omniture