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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 53 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing XHTML 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.16% 0.88% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 4.27% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -40.00%
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
144 117 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.24% 20.63% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 39
Average daily rate £425 £283 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 12
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £10.93 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.07 £38.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) XML
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
2 16 (88.89%) Ajax
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) Content Management
3 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
4 14 (77.78%) Validation
4 14 (77.78%) Windows
5 13 (72.22%) Web Services
5 13 (72.22%) Ant
5 13 (72.22%) IBM
5 13 (72.22%) Linux
5 13 (72.22%) UNIX
6 12 (66.67%) Solaris
6 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
7 11 (61.11%) OO
7 11 (61.11%) RUP
7 11 (61.11%) Scrum
8 10 (55.56%) Eclipse
8 10 (55.56%) SOAP
9 9 (50.00%) B2C
9 9 (50.00%) Marketing
10 8 (44.44%) User Stories
10 8 (44.44%) JSP

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Ant
2 10 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (50.00%) Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) XML
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
2 16 (88.89%) Ajax
3 13 (72.22%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) SOAP
5 8 (44.44%) JSP
6 7 (38.89%) TopLink
6 7 (38.89%) JAX-WS
6 7 (38.89%) JAX-RS
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (11.11%) REST
7 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
7 2 (11.11%) JPA
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
3 12 (66.67%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Content Management
3 14 (77.78%) Validation
4 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 11 (61.11%) OO
4 11 (61.11%) RUP
5 9 (50.00%) B2C
6 8 (44.44%) TDD
6 8 (44.44%) Use Case
6 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (44.44%) User Stories
7 6 (33.33%) SOA
8 5 (27.78%) RAD
9 4 (22.22%) SEO
10 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (11.11%) Analytics
11 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
12 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) IBM
2 8 (44.44%) FatWire
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Vignette
4 1 (5.56%) Facebook
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter