The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 82 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs citing XHTML 9 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 1.72% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 5.30% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
376 396 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.56% 32.46% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 241 178
Average daily rate £325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XHTML
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 2
XHTML
North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (100.00%) HTML
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
2 30 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 24 (72.73%) XML
3 24 (72.73%) jQuery
4 19 (57.58%) Ajax
5 17 (51.52%) Degree
5 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
6 16 (48.48%) CSS3
6 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (45.45%) Scrum
7 15 (45.45%) XSLT
7 15 (45.45%) .NET
8 14 (42.42%) C#
8 14 (42.42%) XPath
8 14 (42.42%) Apache Cordova
8 14 (42.42%) HTML5
9 13 (39.39%) Apple iOS
9 13 (39.39%) iOS Development
10 12 (36.36%) Open Source
10 12 (36.36%) Web Services
10 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
10 12 (36.36%) NHS
11 11 (33.33%) Web Design
12 10 (30.30%) SOA
12 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
12 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
12 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
13 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 9 (27.27%) TDD

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (21.21%) CMS
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
3 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) RavenDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) iOS Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (72.73%) XML
2 24 (72.73%) jQuery
3 19 (57.58%) Ajax
4 16 (48.48%) CSS3
5 15 (45.45%) XSLT
5 15 (45.45%) .NET
6 14 (42.42%) HTML5
6 14 (42.42%) Apache Cordova
7 12 (36.36%) Web Services
8 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
9 7 (21.21%) RESTful
9 7 (21.21%) Sass
10 6 (18.18%) PhoneGap
10 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (15.15%) Lucene
11 5 (15.15%) SOAP
11 5 (15.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
2 12 (36.36%) Open Source
2 12 (36.36%) NHS
3 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
4 7 (21.21%) Web 2.0
5 5 (15.15%) Linked Data
6 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (6.06%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (6.06%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Apple iOS
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Phone
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) iOS Development
4 11 (33.33%) Web Design
5 10 (30.30%) SOA
5 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
6 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 9 (27.27%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Use Case
8 4 (12.12%) RDF
9 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.09%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
10 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) XPath
3 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Ruby
5 4 (12.12%) SPARQL
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Zend
3 1 (3.03%) IBM