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 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 164 151 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing XHTML 5 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.23% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.99% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
Average daily rate £393 £255 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £370 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 - £32.00
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
1016 913 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.96% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 576 431
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 May 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 1 May 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
Cheshire -4 4 £393 -1.99%
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (77.27%) XML
2 17 (77.27%) HTML5
3 15 (68.18%) jQuery
4 14 (63.64%) Ajax
4 14 (63.64%) CSS3
4 14 (63.64%) User Experience
5 13 (59.09%) Subversion
5 13 (59.09%) XPath
5 13 (59.09%) XSLT
6 12 (54.55%) Web Development
6 12 (54.55%) Sass
7 11 (50.00%) LESS
7 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (45.45%) SEO
8 10 (45.45%) Mercurial
9 9 (40.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 9 (40.91%) Web Design
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 4 (18.18%) MS Office
11 4 (18.18%) .NET
11 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
12 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
4 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Extranet
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
2 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (45.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Designer
5 3 (13.64%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) HTML Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) UI Designer
6 2 (9.09%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (9.09%) UX Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
7 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) HTML5
2 17 (77.27%) XML
3 15 (68.18%) jQuery
4 14 (63.64%) Ajax
4 14 (63.64%) CSS3
5 13 (59.09%) XSLT
6 12 (54.55%) Sass
7 11 (50.00%) LESS
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.55%) Flash
10 1 (4.55%) JSON
10 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
2 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Web Development
2 10 (45.45%) SEO
3 9 (40.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 9 (40.91%) Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 3 (13.64%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Records Management
7 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) XPath
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe