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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 142 107 82
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -25
Contract jobs citing XHTML 8 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.92% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 3.38% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 19
Average daily rate
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£278 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
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
868 799 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.00% 27.20% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 448 338
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £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 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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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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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 -24 6 £278 -14.61% 11
Cheshire -8 2 - - 3
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (97.37%) CSS
3 35 (92.11%) JavaScript
4 31 (81.58%) jQuery
5 25 (65.79%) XML
6 18 (47.37%) Ajax
7 17 (44.74%) Degree
7 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
7 17 (44.74%) CSS3
8 16 (42.11%) HTML5
8 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 16 (42.11%) C#
8 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (39.47%) Scrum
9 15 (39.47%) XSLT
10 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
10 14 (36.84%) XPath
10 14 (36.84%) Apache Cordova
11 13 (34.21%) iOS Development
12 12 (31.58%) Open Source
12 12 (31.58%) Web Services
12 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
12 12 (31.58%) Web Design
12 12 (31.58%) NHS
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 10 (26.32%) MVC
13 10 (26.32%) SOA
13 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
13 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
14 9 (23.68%) MS Excel

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (5.26%) Drupal
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.63%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Mingle
4 1 (2.63%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (15.79%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (2.63%) Banking
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) iOS Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
8 1 (2.63%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (97.37%) CSS
3 31 (81.58%) jQuery
4 25 (65.79%) XML
5 18 (47.37%) Ajax
6 17 (44.74%) CSS3
7 16 (42.11%) HTML5
7 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 15 (39.47%) XSLT
9 14 (36.84%) Apache Cordova
10 12 (31.58%) Web Services
11 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
12 8 (21.05%) Sass
12 8 (21.05%) RESTful
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (15.79%) PhoneGap
13 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (13.16%) LINQ
14 5 (13.16%) Regular Expression
14 5 (13.16%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
2 12 (31.58%) Open Source
2 12 (31.58%) NHS
3 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
4 7 (18.42%) Web 2.0
5 5 (13.16%) Linked Data
6 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (5.26%) Semantic Web
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 7 (18.42%) Android
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) iOS Development
4 12 (31.58%) Web Design
5 10 (26.32%) MVC
5 10 (26.32%) SOA
5 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 6 (15.79%) Workflow
8 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.16%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) RDF
9 4 (10.53%) Use Case
10 3 (7.89%) OOP
10 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
11 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
11 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) XPath
4 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.42%) Ruby
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) SPARQL
8 1 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Zend