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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 131 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing XHTML 14 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.95% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 4.32% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.81%
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
781 671 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.52% 21.90% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 401 366
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 -17 9 £375 +11.11% 3
Cheshire -11 3 £413 -15.76% 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
3 20 (90.91%) CSS
4 15 (68.18%) HTML5
5 12 (54.55%) jQuery
6 11 (50.00%) CSS3
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (45.45%) Ajax
7 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
8 9 (40.91%) XML
9 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 8 (36.36%) Node.js
9 8 (36.36%) JSON
10 7 (31.82%) BDD
11 6 (27.27%) REST
11 6 (27.27%) PHP
11 6 (27.27%) SQL
11 6 (27.27%) TDD
12 5 (22.73%) MVC
12 5 (22.73%) HTTP
12 5 (22.73%) React
12 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (22.73%) SDLC
13 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (18.18%) JIRA
13 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
13 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (18.18%) C#
13 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 4 (18.18%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (36.36%) Node.js
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) Drupal
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.55%) Orchard CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Cactus
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) HTML5
4 12 (54.55%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) CSS3
6 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 10 (45.45%) Ajax
7 9 (40.91%) XML
8 8 (36.36%) Web Services
8 8 (36.36%) JSON
9 6 (27.27%) REST
10 5 (22.73%) React
11 4 (18.18%) XSLT
11 4 (18.18%) .NET
12 3 (13.64%) J2EE
12 3 (13.64%) JSP
12 3 (13.64%) Servlets
12 3 (13.64%) SOAP
12 3 (13.64%) WSDL
12 3 (13.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 4 (18.18%) OOP
6 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
6 3 (13.64%) Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) ETL Development
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.64%) XPath
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) IBM
1 3 (13.64%) Perforce
1 3 (13.64%) Zend
2 1 (4.55%) Google