The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 30 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing XHTML 40 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.15% 3.48% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.02% 10.63% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 12
Average daily rate £369 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £85 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £19.52
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +2.45%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 207 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.61% 32.75% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 124 134
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XHTML
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 20 £369 - 5
Welwyn Garden City -12 2 £425 +6.25%
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
XHTML
East of England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (100.00%) HTML
1 63 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 58 (92.06%) CSS
3 36 (57.14%) HTML5
4 35 (55.56%) CSS3
5 34 (53.97%) OO
5 34 (53.97%) E-Commerce
6 31 (49.21%) JSP
7 29 (46.03%) Retail
8 26 (41.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (39.68%) W3C
10 24 (38.10%) XML
10 24 (38.10%) Web Design
11 23 (36.51%) Ajax
11 23 (36.51%) Finance
12 21 (33.33%) Manufacturing
13 20 (31.75%) XSLT
14 19 (30.16%) Adobe
15 18 (28.57%) Photoshop
16 17 (26.98%) XPath
16 17 (26.98%) Analytics
17 16 (25.40%) Java
18 12 (19.05%) Internet
18 12 (19.05%) JSTL
18 12 (19.05%) Web Development
19 11 (17.46%) jQuery
19 11 (17.46%) Semantic HTML
20 10 (15.87%) Intranet
21 9 (14.29%) PHP
22 8 (12.70%) SQL

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
1 5 (7.94%) MQSeries
1 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.35%) Drupal
3 3 (4.76%) Sonic ESB
3 3 (4.76%) Gentran
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) Fireworks
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Tridion
2 1 (1.59%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Internet
2 10 (15.87%) Intranet
3 7 (11.11%) Extranet
4 3 (4.76%) FTP
4 3 (4.76%) HTTP
4 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.94%) DB2
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Subversion
2 5 (7.94%) Log4j
2 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.94%) Ant
2 5 (7.94%) JUnit
2 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 29 (46.03%) Retail
2 23 (36.51%) Finance
3 21 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (93.65%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Web Developer
4 10 (15.87%) UI Programmer
4 10 (15.87%) UI Developer
5 5 (7.94%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.94%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.76%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.17%) User Experience Developer
8 2 (3.17%) EDI Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 1 (1.59%) User Experience Designer
9 1 (1.59%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) HTML
2 58 (92.06%) CSS
3 36 (57.14%) HTML5
4 35 (55.56%) CSS3
5 31 (49.21%) JSP
6 24 (38.10%) XML
7 23 (36.51%) Ajax
8 20 (31.75%) XSLT
9 12 (19.05%) JSTL
10 11 (17.46%) jQuery
10 11 (17.46%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (7.94%) XMLBeans
11 5 (7.94%) JMS
11 5 (7.94%) Struts
11 5 (7.94%) Web Services
11 5 (7.94%) Servlets
11 5 (7.94%) JDBC
11 5 (7.94%) J2EE
11 5 (7.94%) EJB
12 4 (6.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) W3C
2 5 (7.94%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
2 5 (7.94%) HPUX
2 5 (7.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) OO
1 34 (53.97%) E-Commerce
2 26 (41.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (38.10%) Web Design
4 17 (26.98%) Analytics
5 12 (19.05%) Web Development
6 8 (12.70%) Web Accessibility
6 8 (12.70%) Scrum
7 7 (11.11%) TDD
8 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Content Management
9 5 (7.94%) UML
9 5 (7.94%) RAD
10 4 (6.35%) MVC
11 3 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) Migration
11 3 (4.76%) B2B
11 3 (4.76%) EAI
11 3 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.98%) XPath
3 16 (25.40%) Java
4 9 (14.29%) PHP
5 8 (12.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.94%) Perl
7 3 (4.76%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.17%) PHP5
9 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) WAI
2 1 (1.59%) Section 508
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Adobe
2 8 (12.70%) IBM
3 7 (11.11%) Apple
3 7 (11.11%) ATG
4 6 (9.52%) Interwoven
5 5 (7.94%) Elastic Path
5 5 (7.94%) Blue Martini
6 4 (6.35%) Zend
7 1 (1.59%) hybris
7 1 (1.59%) Endeca
7 1 (1.59%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.59%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.59%) Stellent