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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 144 129 96
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -33
Contract jobs citing XHTML 16 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.34% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.31% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 15
Average daily rate £363 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £297 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
XHTML
England

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
1030 839 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.13% 26.10% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 542 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Manchester -15 13 £345 +7.81% 10
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 52 (100.00%) HTML
2 50 (96.15%) CSS
3 41 (78.85%) JavaScript
4 32 (61.54%) HTML5
5 28 (53.85%) Subversion
6 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (48.08%) XML
7 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 22 (42.31%) jQuery
9 20 (38.46%) Java
10 19 (36.54%) Ajax
10 19 (36.54%) CSS3
11 17 (32.69%) SQL
12 16 (30.77%) Web Design
13 15 (28.85%) .NET
14 14 (26.92%) User Experience
15 13 (25.00%) Sass
15 13 (25.00%) C#
15 13 (25.00%) XSLT
15 13 (25.00%) XPath
16 12 (23.08%) SEO
17 11 (21.15%) LESS
18 10 (19.23%) Mercurial
18 10 (19.23%) TDD
18 10 (19.23%) Linux
19 9 (17.31%) Python
19 9 (17.31%) Unix
19 9 (17.31%) C++
19 9 (17.31%) Web Accessibility
19 9 (17.31%) Ruby

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.85%) Drupal
2 2 (3.85%) WordPress
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.85%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Extranet
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Subversion
2 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 10 (19.23%) Mercurial
4 6 (11.54%) Jasmine
4 6 (11.54%) JsTestDriver
4 6 (11.54%) QUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 11 (21.15%) UI Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Digital Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) HTML
2 50 (96.15%) CSS
3 32 (61.54%) HTML5
4 25 (48.08%) XML
5 22 (42.31%) jQuery
6 19 (36.54%) Ajax
6 19 (36.54%) CSS3
7 15 (28.85%) .NET
8 13 (25.00%) Sass
8 13 (25.00%) XSLT
9 11 (21.15%) LESS
10 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
11 4 (7.69%) Web Services
12 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.85%) D3.js
14 1 (1.92%) Flash
14 1 (1.92%) Modernizr
14 1 (1.92%) RequireJS
14 1 (1.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) User Experience
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Animation
3 6 (11.54%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.69%) IPTV
4 4 (7.69%) Video on Demand
5 3 (5.77%) NHS
5 3 (5.77%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Social Media
6 2 (3.85%) W3C
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.92%) Social Network
7 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Unix
3 8 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Web Design
3 12 (23.08%) SEO
4 10 (19.23%) TDD
5 9 (17.31%) Web Accessibility
6 8 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
7 7 (13.46%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.46%) OOP
7 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.54%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (11.54%) OO
8 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.69%) BDD
11 2 (3.85%) Analytics
11 2 (3.85%) Microservices
11 2 (3.85%) MVC
11 2 (3.85%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 41 (78.85%) JavaScript
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) C#
4 13 (25.00%) XPath
5 9 (17.31%) C++
5 9 (17.31%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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