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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 158 139 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing XHTML 5 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.33% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 1.44% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
Median daily rate £393 £318 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.62% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - £36.25
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
937 832 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.70% 22.62% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 533 407
Median daily rate £393 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.96 £27.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £45.50 £39.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing XHTML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -9 4 £393 -1.99% 2
Lancashire - 1 £275 - 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XHTML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (76.19%) XML
2 16 (76.19%) HTML5
3 14 (66.67%) Ajax
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) XPath
4 13 (61.90%) Subversion
4 13 (61.90%) XSLT
4 13 (61.90%) CSS3
4 13 (61.90%) User Experience
5 12 (57.14%) Web Development
6 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
6 11 (52.38%) Sass
6 11 (52.38%) LESS
6 11 (52.38%) Wireframes
7 10 (47.62%) Mercurial
7 10 (47.62%) SEO
8 9 (42.86%) Web Design
8 9 (42.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (14.29%) Front End Development

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Extranet
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Subversion
2 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (47.62%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) UI Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Designer
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UI Designer
6 2 (9.52%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UX Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Web Designer
7 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Designer
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) HTML5
2 16 (76.19%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) Ajax
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) CSS3
4 13 (61.90%) XSLT
5 11 (52.38%) LESS
5 11 (52.38%) Sass
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (14.29%) Web 2.0
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Web Development
2 11 (52.38%) Wireframes
3 10 (47.62%) SEO
4 9 (42.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 9 (42.86%) Web Design
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) Records Management
8 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) XPath
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe