The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 98 80 106
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Contract jobs citing XHTML 36 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.78% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.99% 6.17% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £17.81 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+62.00% -16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
722 778 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.94% 28.89% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 410 543
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
XHTML
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
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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 -12 20 £325 +11.11% 11
Cheshire 0 11 £490 +30.66% 5
Lancashire -12 3 £473 +35.00% 3
Merseyside +3 1 £148 -41.00% 1
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 53 (96.36%) CSS
3 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
4 31 (56.36%) XML
5 24 (43.64%) Web Services
6 23 (41.82%) PHP
7 22 (40.00%) Linux
7 22 (40.00%) Ajax
8 19 (34.55%) jQuery
9 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (32.73%) C#
10 17 (30.91%) SQL
10 17 (30.91%) TDD
10 17 (30.91%) HTML5
11 16 (29.09%) MySQL
12 15 (27.27%) Web Design
13 14 (25.45%) .NET
13 14 (25.45%) Java
13 14 (25.45%) OO
14 13 (23.64%) Python
15 12 (21.82%) OOP
16 11 (20.00%) Ruby
16 11 (20.00%) Open Source
16 11 (20.00%) MVC
17 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
17 10 (18.18%) SOAP
17 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
17 10 (18.18%) BDD
18 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
18 9 (16.36%) JSON

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (16.36%) CMS
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.64%) WordPress
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Drupal
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (5.45%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.09%) Games
1 5 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) PHP Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Web Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Python Developer
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.45%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (1.82%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.82%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 53 (96.36%) CSS
3 31 (56.36%) XML
4 24 (43.64%) Web Services
5 22 (40.00%) Ajax
6 19 (34.55%) jQuery
7 17 (30.91%) HTML5
8 14 (25.45%) .NET
9 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.18%) SOAP
10 9 (16.36%) JSON
11 8 (14.55%) XSLT
11 8 (14.55%) RESTful
12 7 (12.73%) CSS3
13 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (10.91%) MooTools
13 6 (10.91%) Dojo
14 5 (9.09%) LAMP
14 5 (9.09%) XSD
14 5 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Animation
3 4 (7.27%) IPTV
3 4 (7.27%) W3C
4 3 (5.45%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.45%) New Media
4 3 (5.45%) Telematics
5 2 (3.64%) NHS
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) EPoS
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Fedora
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) TDD
3 15 (27.27%) Web Design
4 14 (25.45%) OO
5 12 (21.82%) OOP
6 11 (20.00%) MVC
7 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 10 (18.18%) BDD
8 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.09%) SEO
9 5 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 5 (9.09%) OO PHP
9 5 (9.09%) Web Development
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.45%) SOA
11 3 (5.45%) Project Management
11 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 23 (41.82%) PHP
3 18 (32.73%) C#
4 17 (30.91%) SQL
5 14 (25.45%) Java
6 13 (23.64%) Python
7 11 (20.00%) Ruby
8 9 (16.36%) C++
8 9 (16.36%) Scala
9 5 (9.09%) PHP5
10 3 (5.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Adobe
3 5 (9.09%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Facebook
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