The first table below looks at the demand for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 28 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 Staffordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 20 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing XHTML 1 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.83% 8.62% 6.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 21.74% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £328 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.17% 39.66% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 42
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £333 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
XHTML
West Midlands

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHTML across the Staffordshire region.

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 £330 +0.76% 1
XHTML
West Midlands

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (28.57%) SEO
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) WURFL

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) AccuRev