The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
England / North West
Rank 125 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing XHTML 2 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 1.55% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 9
Median daily rate £120 £363 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.89% +17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £326 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £410 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +24.44%

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 1033 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.12% 27.46% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 683 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 48 25
Median hourly rate £51.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.83% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.56 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing XHTML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 2 £120 -65.21% 3
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XHTML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) DOM
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) SEO
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Website Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) DOM
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft