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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 72 52 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +35
Contract jobs citing XHTML 16 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 2.06% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 6.61% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £287 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
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
405 378 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.48% 31.09% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 237 262
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £387 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 September 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 September 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
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
XHTML
North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 30 (96.77%) CSS
3 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
4 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (64.52%) OOP
4 20 (64.52%) HTML5
5 16 (51.61%) OO
5 16 (51.61%) TDD
6 12 (38.71%) jQuery
7 11 (35.48%) CSS3
7 11 (35.48%) Web Services
8 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
9 9 (29.03%) Scrum
10 8 (25.81%) Animation
10 8 (25.81%) XML
10 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) MooTools
11 7 (22.58%) Dojo
11 7 (22.58%) PHP
11 7 (22.58%) Ajax
12 6 (19.35%) JIRA
12 6 (19.35%) .NET
12 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
12 6 (19.35%) User Experience
13 5 (16.13%) Adobe
13 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
13 5 (16.13%) MySQL
13 5 (16.13%) Computer Science

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (16.13%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.68%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 30 (96.77%) CSS
3 20 (64.52%) HTML5
4 12 (38.71%) jQuery
5 11 (35.48%) CSS3
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) MooTools
7 7 (22.58%) Ajax
7 7 (22.58%) Dojo
8 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 4 (12.90%) SOAP
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.68%) XSLT
10 3 (9.68%) WSDL
10 3 (9.68%) Sass
11 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.45%) JavaScriptMVC
11 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
11 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Animation
2 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.90%) IPTV
5 3 (9.68%) Web 2.0
5 3 (9.68%) Telematics
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
5 3 (9.68%) New Media
6 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 2 (6.45%) NHS
7 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) OOP
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) TDD
2 16 (51.61%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 4 (12.90%) Web Design
8 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 2 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (3.23%) SEO
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) Use Case
10 1 (3.23%) BDD
10 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) PHP
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) XPath
4 3 (9.68%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter