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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 139 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Contract jobs citing XHTML 8 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.55% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £233 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £154 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £284 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -40.00%
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
842 579 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.85% 24.60% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 392 402
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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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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
Wiltshire -13 3 £430 +79.16% 1
Devon -7 2 - - 2
Bristol -18 1 £300 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 - 2
Somerset - - - - 4
Dorset - - - - 1
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (88.46%) CSS
3 16 (61.54%) XML
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) jQuery
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) HTML5
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 7 (26.92%) Scrum
8 7 (26.92%) MySQL
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 6 (23.08%) CSS3
10 5 (19.23%) Railo
10 5 (19.23%) ColdBox
10 5 (19.23%) CMS
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) ColdFusion
10 5 (19.23%) CFML
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (19.23%) Java
10 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 5 (19.23%) XSLT
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
11 4 (15.38%) PHP

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (19.23%) ColdFusion
1 5 (19.23%) CMS
1 5 (19.23%) Railo
2 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) MS Access
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (88.46%) CSS
3 16 (61.54%) XML
4 14 (53.85%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) HTML5
6 8 (30.77%) Ajax
7 6 (23.08%) CSS3
8 5 (19.23%) XSLT
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) ColdBox
9 3 (11.54%) Sass
10 2 (7.69%) WinForms
10 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (3.85%) Qt
11 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.85%) WSDL
11 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
11 1 (3.85%) LINQ
11 1 (3.85%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Physics
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Web Design
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (11.54%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) CFML
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
7 3 (11.54%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.85%) VB6
9 1 (3.85%) PHP5
9 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Zend
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore