The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Lancashire 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 - 25 30
Contract jobs citing XHTML 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.96% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.77% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £305 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.99%
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 - - £14.90
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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.29% 25.36% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 58
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XHTML
North West

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe