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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 129 80 116
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +36
Contract jobs citing XHTML 19 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 1.07% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 3.97% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £363 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £322 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.13% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
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
802 604 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.10% 27.01% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 414 343
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Somerset -23 7 £325 +8.33% 3
Wiltshire -5 5 £445 - 4
Bristol -13 2 £275 +10.00% 3
Devon - 2 - - 4
Gloucestershire -18 1 £275 -24.13% 2
Dorset - - - - 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (75.00%) XML
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 12 (42.86%) MySQL
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 11 (39.29%) C#
7 10 (35.71%) XSLT
7 10 (35.71%) Scrum
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) HTML5
9 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 8 (28.57%) Sitecore
9 8 (28.57%) Umbraco
9 8 (28.57%) Web Design
9 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
10 7 (25.00%) CSS3
11 6 (21.43%) Java
11 6 (21.43%) Ajax
12 5 (17.86%) CMS
12 5 (17.86%) MVC
12 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (17.86%) Web Development
12 5 (17.86%) T-SQL

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (28.57%) Umbraco
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) ColdFusion
2 5 (17.86%) Railo
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.57%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (92.86%) CSS
3 21 (75.00%) XML
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 10 (35.71%) XSLT
7 9 (32.14%) HTML5
8 7 (25.00%) CSS3
9 6 (21.43%) Ajax
10 5 (17.86%) ColdBox
11 3 (10.71%) Sass
12 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (7.14%) J2EE
12 2 (7.14%) WinForms
13 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
13 1 (3.57%) DHTML
13 1 (3.57%) XSL
13 1 (3.57%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Scrum
2 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (28.57%) Web Design
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.86%) CFML
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) PHP5
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle