The first table below looks at the demand for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 30 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 Somerset 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 40 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing XHTML 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.11% 1.60% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.15% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£308 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+62.00% -16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
179 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 50.56% 41.49% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 50 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XHTML
South West

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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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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
Bath +4 10 £308 +5.12% 1
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Frome - - - - 1
XHTML
South West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) C#
4 9 (64.29%) XSLT
5 8 (57.14%) Sitecore
6 7 (50.00%) Umbraco
6 7 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Web Design
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) J2EE
9 2 (14.29%) JUnit
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 2 (14.29%) Sass
9 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Content Management

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GIMP
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (7.14%) JRuby
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) Scilab
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) DHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
1 7 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
1 7 (50.00%) Web Design
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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