The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester 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 71 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing XHTML 15 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.55% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 5.21% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Average daily rate £318 £280 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.39% -17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £217 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £333 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
411 288 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 29.84% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 148 265
Average daily rate £325 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% +80.00%
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 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 18 April 2014.

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 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
Salford +2 1 £300 -7.69%
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
XHTML
North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 34 (91.89%) CSS
3 28 (75.68%) Web Services
4 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
5 23 (62.16%) XML
6 22 (59.46%) .NET
6 22 (59.46%) Ajax
7 21 (56.76%) HTML5
8 20 (54.05%) jQuery
9 19 (51.35%) MVC
10 18 (48.65%) Web Design
10 18 (48.65%) XSLT
11 17 (45.95%) SOAP
12 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (37.84%) Degree
12 14 (37.84%) CSS3
13 13 (35.14%) C#
14 12 (32.43%) Sass
15 11 (29.73%) XPath
15 11 (29.73%) Web 2.0
15 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
15 11 (29.73%) SOA
16 10 (27.03%) NHS
16 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
16 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
16 10 (27.03%) Open Source
17 9 (24.32%) WSDL
17 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
18 8 (21.62%) RESTful
18 8 (21.62%) SharePoint Server

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (16.22%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) RavenDB
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Axure RP
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Grunt
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) UI Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
4 6 (16.22%) UI Programmer
4 6 (16.22%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 34 (91.89%) CSS
3 28 (75.68%) Web Services
4 23 (62.16%) XML
5 22 (59.46%) .NET
5 22 (59.46%) Ajax
6 21 (56.76%) HTML5
7 20 (54.05%) jQuery
8 18 (48.65%) XSLT
9 17 (45.95%) SOAP
10 14 (37.84%) CSS3
11 12 (32.43%) Sass
12 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
13 9 (24.32%) WSDL
14 8 (21.62%) RESTful
15 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
17 5 (13.51%) XSD
18 4 (10.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Web 2.0
2 10 (27.03%) NHS
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Open Source
3 6 (16.22%) W3C
3 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Fedora
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) MVC
2 18 (48.65%) Web Design
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) SOA
5 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) Use Case
9 3 (8.11%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) ITIL
10 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
11 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) XPath
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Adobe
3 6 (16.22%) Twitter
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
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