The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 61 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing XHTML 8 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.02% 4.15% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 12.79% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 172 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.69% 32.45% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 96 190
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Watford -6 7 £375 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
XHTML
East of England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (86.67%) CSS
3 22 (73.33%) JSP
4 21 (70.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (56.67%) W3C
5 17 (56.67%) JSTL
6 16 (53.33%) Retail
6 16 (53.33%) Java
7 13 (43.33%) Finance
7 13 (43.33%) Manufacturing
7 13 (43.33%) HTML5
7 13 (43.33%) CSS3
7 13 (43.33%) Semantic HTML
8 12 (40.00%) OO
9 9 (30.00%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) Web Design
10 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (16.67%) Analytics
11 5 (16.67%) Adobe
11 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
12 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (13.33%) EJB
12 4 (13.33%) JDBC
12 4 (13.33%) JMS
12 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
12 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
12 4 (13.33%) IBM
12 4 (13.33%) Interwoven

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (13.33%) MQSeries
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.33%) DB2
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.33%) Ant
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
1 4 (13.33%) Log4j
2 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (53.33%) Retail
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (86.67%) CSS
3 22 (73.33%) JSP
4 17 (56.67%) JSTL
5 13 (43.33%) HTML5
5 13 (43.33%) CSS3
5 13 (43.33%) Semantic HTML
6 9 (30.00%) Ajax
7 4 (13.33%) EJB
7 4 (13.33%) JDBC
7 4 (13.33%) JMS
7 4 (13.33%) J2EE
7 4 (13.33%) Servlets
7 4 (13.33%) Struts
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) XSLT
7 4 (13.33%) XMLBeans
8 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.67%) LAMP
9 2 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) W3C
2 4 (13.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
1 4 (13.33%) HPUX
1 4 (13.33%) Solaris
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (20.00%) Web Design
3 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) RAD
5 4 (13.33%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) SEO
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) XPath
3 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) PHP5
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) Interwoven
2 4 (13.33%) ATG
2 4 (13.33%) Blue Martini
2 4 (13.33%) Elastic Path
3 1 (3.33%) Apple