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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 59 48 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Contract jobs citing XHTML 24 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.81% 2.47% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.14% 7.77% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
391 386 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.46% 31.77% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 231 244
Average daily rate £325 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford -4 1 - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
XHTML
North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 34 (97.14%) CSS
3 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
4 20 (57.14%) HTML5
5 18 (51.43%) Web Services
5 18 (51.43%) OOP
6 16 (45.71%) jQuery
7 14 (40.00%) OO
7 14 (40.00%) TDD
8 13 (37.14%) XML
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (31.43%) Ajax
10 9 (25.71%) Scrum
10 9 (25.71%) SOAP
10 9 (25.71%) MySQL
10 9 (25.71%) CSS3
11 8 (22.86%) Animation
11 8 (22.86%) .NET
11 8 (22.86%) XSLT
11 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
12 7 (20.00%) MVC
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (20.00%) Dojo
12 7 (20.00%) MooTools
13 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) Degree
13 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
13 6 (17.14%) PHP
13 6 (17.14%) Java

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.71%) WordPress
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 34 (97.14%) CSS
3 20 (57.14%) HTML5
4 18 (51.43%) Web Services
5 16 (45.71%) jQuery
6 13 (37.14%) XML
7 11 (31.43%) Ajax
8 9 (25.71%) SOAP
8 9 (25.71%) CSS3
9 8 (22.86%) .NET
9 8 (22.86%) XSLT
10 7 (20.00%) Dojo
10 7 (20.00%) MooTools
11 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (14.29%) XSD
13 4 (11.43%) RESTful
13 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
14 3 (8.57%) WSDL
14 3 (8.57%) Sass
15 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Animation
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) IPTV
4 3 (8.57%) Web 2.0
4 3 (8.57%) Telematics
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.57%) New Media
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) NHS
5 2 (5.71%) W3C
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Fedora
3 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) OOP
2 14 (40.00%) OO
2 14 (40.00%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (20.00%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Web Design
8 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Web Development
9 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.57%) SOA
10 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.71%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (2.86%) SEO
12 1 (2.86%) Use Case
12 1 (2.86%) BDD
12 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 6 (17.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) XPath
4 3 (8.57%) Scala
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Twitter
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Facebook