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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 118 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing XHTML 13 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 1.18% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 4.16% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -40.00%
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
802 770 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.49% 28.30% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 432 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £18.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -16 13 £325 -7.14% 17
Cheshire - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 47 (100.00%) HTML
2 46 (97.87%) CSS
3 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
4 27 (57.45%) XML
4 27 (57.45%) jQuery
5 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (46.81%) HTML5
7 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
7 21 (44.68%) CSS3
8 20 (42.55%) Ajax
8 20 (42.55%) C#
9 19 (40.43%) Scrum
10 18 (38.30%) TDD
11 17 (36.17%) Degree
11 17 (36.17%) .NET
12 15 (31.91%) XSLT
13 14 (29.79%) NHS
13 14 (29.79%) XPath
13 14 (29.79%) Apache Cordova
14 13 (27.66%) iOS Development
14 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
14 13 (27.66%) Web Design
14 13 (27.66%) MVC
15 12 (25.53%) Web Services
15 12 (25.53%) Open Source
16 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
17 10 (21.28%) OOP
17 10 (21.28%) OO
17 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
17 10 (21.28%) Microsoft

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (19.15%) CMS
2 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (10.64%) Apache Solr
3 5 (10.64%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.13%) WordPress
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Mingle
4 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
2 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Axure RP
4 5 (10.64%) Mercurial
4 5 (10.64%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.13%) Banking
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) iOS Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.13%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Designer
8 1 (2.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) HTML
2 46 (97.87%) CSS
3 27 (57.45%) XML
3 27 (57.45%) jQuery
4 22 (46.81%) HTML5
5 21 (44.68%) CSS3
6 20 (42.55%) Ajax
7 17 (36.17%) .NET
8 15 (31.91%) XSLT
9 14 (29.79%) Apache Cordova
10 12 (25.53%) Web Services
11 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
12 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.89%) Sass
13 7 (14.89%) SOAP
14 6 (12.77%) RESTful
14 6 (12.77%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (12.77%) PhoneGap
15 5 (10.64%) Regular Expression
15 5 (10.64%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
2 14 (29.79%) NHS
3 12 (25.53%) Open Source
4 10 (21.28%) Mobile App
5 7 (14.89%) Web 2.0
6 5 (10.64%) Linked Data
7 4 (8.51%) Animation
7 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
8 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
9 2 (4.26%) User Experience
9 2 (4.26%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (4.26%) Semantic Web
9 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (4.26%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Phone
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Scrum
3 18 (38.30%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) MVC
4 13 (27.66%) Web Design
4 13 (27.66%) iOS Development
5 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
5 10 (21.28%) OOP
5 10 (21.28%) OO
5 10 (21.28%) SOA
6 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Workflow
8 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL
8 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) Use Case
9 4 (8.51%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
2 20 (42.55%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) XPath
4 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Ruby
6 6 (12.77%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 4 (8.51%) C++
8 4 (8.51%) SPARQL
8 4 (8.51%) Scala
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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