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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 131 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +18
Contract jobs citing XHTML 17 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 1.18% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 4.38% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 17
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 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £363 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.30%
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
819 617 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.35% 26.96% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 432 357
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 39
Average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.05 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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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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 -11 5 £445 +122.50% 5
Somerset -20 4 £325 +8.33% 4
Bristol -15 2 £275 +10.00% 3
Devon - 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire -22 1 £275 -24.13% 2
Dorset - - - - 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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%) .NET
4 13 (46.43%) MySQL
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) C#
6 11 (39.29%) XSLT
6 11 (39.29%) Scrum
7 9 (32.14%) Web Design
7 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 9 (32.14%) Umbraco
7 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
7 9 (32.14%) HTML5
7 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
8 8 (28.57%) Sitecore
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) CSS3
10 6 (21.43%) Ajax
11 5 (17.86%) MVC
11 5 (17.86%) CMS
11 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.86%) Java
11 5 (17.86%) ColdFusion
11 5 (17.86%) CFML

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (32.14%) Umbraco
2 5 (17.86%) Railo
2 5 (17.86%) ColdFusion
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
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 13 (46.43%) MySQL
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
2 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 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%) .NET
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 11 (39.29%) XSLT
6 9 (32.14%) HTML5
7 7 (25.00%) CSS3
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
9 5 (17.86%) ColdBox
10 3 (10.71%) Sass
11 2 (7.14%) WinForms
11 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (3.57%) XSL
12 1 (3.57%) DHTML
12 1 (3.57%) J2EE
12 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 1 (3.57%) Scilab
12 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Scrum
2 9 (32.14%) Web Design
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
2 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.86%) CFML
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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