The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 136 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing XHTML 11 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 2.56% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Average daily rate
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£390 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
- +41.17%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 782 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.10% 26.18% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 488 388
Average daily rate £365 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Somerset -6 3 £400 +12.67% 7
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Bristol -6 2 £350 +42.85% 2
Devon -1 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (57.89%) XML
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) MySQL
5 8 (42.11%) Ajax
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 7 (36.84%) PHP
6 7 (36.84%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 6 (31.58%) HTML5
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 5 (26.32%) ETL
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.79%) Drupal
10 3 (15.79%) Open Source
10 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
10 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.79%) CSS3
10 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) XSLT
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.79%) C++
10 3 (15.79%) Java

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (15.79%) Drupal
2 2 (10.53%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) MS Access
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
3 11 (57.89%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) Ajax
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) CSS3
8 3 (15.79%) XSLT
9 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.53%) XSL
10 1 (5.26%) SOAP
10 1 (5.26%) COM+
10 1 (5.26%) JSON
10 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
10 1 (5.26%) Symfony
10 1 (5.26%) LINQ
10 1 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Physics
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) Photography
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ETL
1 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Bayesian Methods
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) XAML
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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