The first table below looks at the demand for Semantic HTML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Semantic HTML 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.

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
Semantic HTML (Semantic Markup)
Rank 539 517 557
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +40
Contract jobs citing Semantic HTML 65 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.094% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +23.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

Semantic HTML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Semantic HTML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Semantic HTML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Semantic HTML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Semantic HTML within the UK.

Semantic HTML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Semantic HTML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Semantic HTML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Semantic HTML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Semantic HTML
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Semantic HTML within the UK.

Semantic HTML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Semantic HTML
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Semantic HTML within the UK 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
England +7 61 £375 -2.59% 16
London +24 44 £406 +5.10% 9
Watford - 7 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £375 - 1
East of England - 7 £375 - 1
South East -30 4 £300 -22.58% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Woking - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 5
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - - 1

Semantic HTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Semantic HTML 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 Semantic HTML.

1 115 (97.46%) CSS
2 111 (94.07%) HTML
2 111 (94.07%) JavaScript
3 69 (58.47%) HTML5
4 63 (53.39%) CSS3
5 57 (48.31%) Java
6 56 (47.46%) XHTML
6 56 (47.46%) W3C
7 53 (44.92%) E-Commerce
8 52 (44.07%) JSP
9 45 (38.14%) JSTL
10 43 (36.44%) jQuery
11 34 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
13 30 (25.42%) Ajax
14 26 (22.03%) PHP
15 24 (20.34%) Backbone.js
16 21 (17.80%) Retail
17 20 (16.95%) Subversion
17 20 (16.95%) TDD
18 18 (15.25%) Finance
18 18 (15.25%) OO
18 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
18 18 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (14.41%) Sass
19 17 (14.41%) Manufacturing
19 17 (14.41%) CMS
19 17 (14.41%) Web Development
20 16 (13.56%) Degree
20 16 (13.56%) SEO

Semantic HTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Semantic HTML 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 Semantic HTML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.41%) CMS
2 16 (13.56%) Node.js
3 7 (5.93%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (4.24%) WordPress
5 4 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) GitHub
2 2 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.95%) Subversion
3 9 (7.63%) Jasmine
4 6 (5.08%) JSUnit
5 4 (3.39%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.54%) Firebug
7 2 (1.69%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.69%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.85%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (17.80%) Retail
2 18 (15.25%) Finance
3 17 (14.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.24%) Marketing
4 5 (4.24%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 108 (91.53%) Developer
2 82 (69.49%) Front-End Developer
3 17 (14.41%) UI Developer
3 17 (14.41%) UI Programmer
4 13 (11.02%) Web Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.54%) Designer
7 3 (2.54%) User Experience Developer
7 3 (2.54%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (1.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (1.69%) Lead Developer
9 1 (0.85%) .NET Developer
9 1 (0.85%) Senior Developer
9 1 (0.85%) Web Designer
9 1 (0.85%) PHP Developer
9 1 (0.85%) HTML Developer
9 1 (0.85%) Photoshop Designer
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (0.85%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (97.46%) CSS
2 111 (94.07%) HTML
3 69 (58.47%) HTML5
4 63 (53.39%) CSS3
5 56 (47.46%) XHTML
6 52 (44.07%) JSP
7 45 (38.14%) JSTL
8 43 (36.44%) jQuery
9 30 (25.42%) Ajax
10 24 (20.34%) Backbone.js
11 18 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
12 17 (14.41%) Sass
13 14 (11.86%) .NET
14 12 (10.17%) XML
15 11 (9.32%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET
17 8 (6.78%) LESS
18 7 (5.93%) Razor View Engine
18 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (47.46%) W3C
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.39%) New Media
4 3 (2.54%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.24%) UNIX
1 5 (4.24%) CentOS
2 2 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) E-Commerce
2 34 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (16.95%) TDD
4 18 (15.25%) OO
5 17 (14.41%) Web Development
6 16 (13.56%) SEO
7 14 (11.86%) Progressive Enhancement
8 12 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.47%) Scrum
10 9 (7.63%) MVC
10 9 (7.63%) BDD
10 9 (7.63%) Content Management
10 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.08%) Web Design
12 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.08%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (4.24%) Time Management
14 4 (3.39%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (94.07%) JavaScript
2 57 (48.31%) Java
3 26 (22.03%) PHP
4 11 (9.32%) C#
5 10 (8.47%) Ruby
6 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.39%) Python
7 4 (3.39%) Clojure
8 2 (1.69%) XPath
9 1 (0.85%) PHP5
9 1 (0.85%) PHP4
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Section 508
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Adobe
2 10 (8.47%) Twitter
3 7 (5.93%) Facebook
4 5 (4.24%) Google
4 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.24%) Apple
5 4 (3.39%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.54%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.85%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.85%) Stellent
7 1 (0.85%) Endeca
7 1 (0.85%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.85%) hybris
7 1 (0.85%) Sencha
7 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator