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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 157 134 116
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing XHTML 3 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.89% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 3.71% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 30 13
Median daily rate £363 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £530 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
953 1077 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.01% 24.06% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 701 480
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
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 30 September 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 -6 3 £363 -26.76% 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Adobe
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) OOP
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Ajax
7 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Animation
7 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 3 (27.27%) CSS3
7 3 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (27.27%) QUnit
7 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
7 3 (27.27%) JsTestDriver
7 3 (27.27%) GitHub
7 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (27.27%) 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 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
2 3 (27.27%) JsTestDriver
2 3 (27.27%) QUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Designer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
3 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Website Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) DOM
6 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Animation
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Video on Demand
2 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft