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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 89 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Contract jobs citing XHTML 6 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 1.48% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 4.74% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 11
Average daily rate
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£278 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £380 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
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
398 401 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.08% 31.25% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 243 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £94.20 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
XHTML
North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (78.79%) jQuery
4 24 (72.73%) XML
5 18 (54.55%) Ajax
6 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
6 17 (51.52%) Degree
6 17 (51.52%) CSS3
7 16 (48.48%) HTML5
7 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (45.45%) Scrum
8 15 (45.45%) XSLT
8 15 (45.45%) .NET
9 14 (42.42%) C#
9 14 (42.42%) Apple iOS
9 14 (42.42%) XPath
9 14 (42.42%) Apache Cordova
10 13 (39.39%) iOS Development
11 12 (36.36%) Open Source
11 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
11 12 (36.36%) NHS
11 12 (36.36%) Web Services
12 11 (33.33%) Web Design
13 10 (30.30%) SOA
13 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
13 10 (30.30%) MVC
13 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
13 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
14 9 (27.27%) MS Excel

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 Spark
3 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.06%) Drupal
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
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
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) 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
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (78.79%) jQuery
3 24 (72.73%) XML
4 18 (54.55%) Ajax
5 17 (51.52%) CSS3
6 16 (48.48%) HTML5
7 15 (45.45%) XSLT
7 15 (45.45%) .NET
8 14 (42.42%) Apache Cordova
9 12 (36.36%) Web Services
10 8 (24.24%) RESTful
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
10 8 (24.24%) Sass
11 6 (18.18%) PhoneGap
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (15.15%) LINQ
12 5 (15.15%) SOAP
12 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 14 (42.42%) Apple iOS
2 7 (21.21%) Android
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Phone
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%) MVC
5 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) RDF
8 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 4 (12.12%) Use Case
9 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
9 3 (9.09%) OOP
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
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
6 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Zend