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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 127 117 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing XHTML 11 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.40% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Average daily rate £325 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.74 £24.76
% change year-on-year
+34.79% -4.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 570 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.69% 24.73% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 351 509
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 35
Average hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -17 6 £300 -
Somerset -10 2 £325 +30.00% 2
Devon -4 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
3 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) Ajax
4 10 (40.00%) MySQL
4 10 (40.00%) Release Management
4 10 (40.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) XML
5 9 (36.00%) PHP
6 8 (32.00%) Content Management
6 8 (32.00%) CMS
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 8 (32.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) ColdFusion
8 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.00%) Hudson
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
9 5 (20.00%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (32.00%) CMS
2 7 (28.00%) ColdFusion
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (16.00%) Apache
5 3 (12.00%) Drupal
6 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
7 1 (4.00%) WordPress
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Hudson
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) Ajax
3 10 (40.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) CSS3
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) XSLT
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Flash
10 2 (8.00%) LAMP
10 2 (8.00%) JSON
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
11 1 (4.00%) J2EE
11 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) W3C
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Release Management
2 8 (32.00%) Content Management
3 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (16.00%) SLA
3 3 (12.00%) WCAG
3 3 (12.00%) WAI
4 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Zend
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
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