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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 66 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Contract jobs citing XHTML 8 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 4.27% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 14.58% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.00
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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
216 144 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.28% 29.27% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 78 201
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 15 September 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 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Abbots Langley - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
XHTML
East of England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) CSS
3 16 (80.00%) JSP
4 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (70.00%) JSTL
6 13 (65.00%) Java
6 13 (65.00%) W3C
6 13 (65.00%) User Experience
7 12 (60.00%) Semantic HTML
8 11 (55.00%) Retail
9 10 (50.00%) HTML5
9 10 (50.00%) CSS3
10 8 (40.00%) Finance
10 8 (40.00%) Manufacturing
11 7 (35.00%) OO
12 5 (25.00%) Ajax
13 3 (15.00%) QA
13 3 (15.00%) Web Design
13 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (15.00%) Backbone.js
13 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
14 2 (10.00%) Analytics
14 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
14 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
14 2 (10.00%) TDD
14 2 (10.00%) Subversion
14 2 (10.00%) Content Management
14 2 (10.00%) XMLBeans

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Log4j
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) CSS
3 16 (80.00%) JSP
4 14 (70.00%) JSTL
5 12 (60.00%) Semantic HTML
6 10 (50.00%) HTML5
6 10 (50.00%) CSS3
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
8 3 (15.00%) Backbone.js
9 2 (10.00%) jQuery
9 2 (10.00%) Servlets
9 2 (10.00%) Struts
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) JMS
9 2 (10.00%) XMLBeans
9 2 (10.00%) JDBC
9 2 (10.00%) J2EE
9 2 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) W3C
1 13 (65.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) HPUX
1 2 (10.00%) Solaris
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) RAD
4 2 (10.00%) SEO
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) XPath
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe
1 2 (10.00%) Interwoven
1 2 (10.00%) ATG
1 2 (10.00%) Blue Martini
1 2 (10.00%) Elastic Path
2 1 (5.00%) Apple