The first table below looks at the demand for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 63 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing XHTML 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.54% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 2.04% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 245 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.91% 26.43% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 74
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XHTML
Berkshire

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHTML across the Reading region.

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the Reading region.

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 16 (88.89%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) CSS3
5 7 (38.89%) Validation
6 6 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) DOM
6 6 (33.33%) GWT
6 6 (33.33%) Ext JS
6 6 (33.33%) Firebug
6 6 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (27.78%) WCAG
7 5 (27.78%) Dojo
7 5 (27.78%) W3C
8 4 (22.22%) CMS
8 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) Grunt
9 3 (16.67%) Sass
10 2 (11.11%) Java
11 1 (5.56%) JSP
11 1 (5.56%) Web Services
11 1 (5.56%) .NET
11 1 (5.56%) Ant
11 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
11 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Firebug
2 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (16.67%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (27.78%) UI Developer
4 4 (22.22%) UI Programmer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) GWT
5 6 (33.33%) Ext JS
5 6 (33.33%) Ajax
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) DOM
6 5 (27.78%) Dojo
7 3 (16.67%) Sass
8 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
8 1 (5.56%) Spring Security
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.56%) XSLT
8 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) W3C
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Validation
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Scrum
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) TDD
2 1 (5.56%) Content Management
2 1 (5.56%) Document Management
2 1 (5.56%) Web Development
2 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.56%) BDD
2 1 (5.56%) SOA
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) MVC
2 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) WCAG
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss