The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South West 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 118 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing XHTML 16 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 2.25% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 12
Average daily rate
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£308 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £172 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £373 £396
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
840 534 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.41% 24.92% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 365 334
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XHTML
England

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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Somerset -12 11 £308 +2.50% 5
Devon - 2 - - 2
Bristol -21 1 £275 +29.41% 4
Gloucestershire -22 1 £370 +2.06%
Dorset - - - - 6
Wiltshire - - - - 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (92.86%) CSS
3 15 (53.57%) XML
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (46.43%) MySQL
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 11 (39.29%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 11 (39.29%) HTML5
7 10 (35.71%) CSS3
7 10 (35.71%) C#
8 9 (32.14%) XSLT
8 9 (32.14%) CMS
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) Sitecore
10 7 (25.00%) Umbraco
10 7 (25.00%) jQuery
10 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.00%) Scrum
10 7 (25.00%) Web Design
10 7 (25.00%) TDD
10 7 (25.00%) Content Management
10 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (21.43%) Java
11 6 (21.43%) ColdFusion
12 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
12 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) Jenkins

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (32.14%) CMS
2 7 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 6 (21.43%) ColdFusion
4 2 (7.14%) Railo
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MySQL
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Hudson
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (92.86%) CSS
3 15 (53.57%) XML
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (39.29%) HTML5
5 10 (35.71%) CSS3
6 9 (32.14%) XSLT
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
8 2 (7.14%) Sass
8 2 (7.14%) Ajax
8 2 (7.14%) J2EE
8 2 (7.14%) WinForms
9 1 (3.57%) LAMP
9 1 (3.57%) XSL
9 1 (3.57%) DHTML
9 1 (3.57%) Scilab
9 1 (3.57%) JRuby
9 1 (3.57%) JSON
9 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (25.00%) Scrum
1 7 (25.00%) Web Design
1 7 (25.00%) TDD
1 7 (25.00%) Content Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
2 5 (17.86%) Web Development
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Release Management
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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