The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 48 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing XHTML 4 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.92% 0.37% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 1.10% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate
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- £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £322 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.13% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
XHTML
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 91 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.79% 33.58% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 79
Average daily rate £340 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.34 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.09% -
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 Lancashire

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Blackburn - 1 - -
Chorley - - - -
XHTML
North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (40.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) EJB

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (40.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) JDBC
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM