The first table below looks at the demand for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 17 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.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 254 247 169
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -78
Contract jobs citing XHTML 436 376 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.79% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 2.95% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 222 434
Average daily rate £350 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 22
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.66% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £13.65 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £36.50 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.75 £19.52
% change year-on-year
+70.66% -3.94%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XHTML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend

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

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XHTML
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

XHTML Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

XHTML
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 XHTML within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England -13 401 £350 +11.11% 173
London +32 201 £375 +15.38% 43
East of England +1 78 £325 +8.33% 18
South East -55 41 £335 +3.07% 32
Hertfordshire +8 40 £369 -1.66% 9
Scotland -6 30 £309 +10.35% 4
City of London -6 27 £375 +11.11% 7
North West -24 22 £315 -1.56% 20
Watford -3 20 £369 - 5
Berkshire -17 20 £335 +19.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 19 £343 +14.16% 2
East Midlands -11 19 £350 +27.27% 15
West Midlands -25 16 £325 -1.51% 7
Chiswick - 16 £300 -
Glasgow +21 15 £283 +19.95%
Manchester -12 15 £318 +4.95% 10
Cambridge +12 13 £285 -5.00% 2
Reading -7 13 £270 +28.57% 3
Yorkshire -20 11 £250 -16.66% 14
South West -23 11 £325 +30.00% 17
Nottinghamshire +7 10 £350 +27.27% 3
Edinburgh -27 10 £350 - 1
Essex -13 9 £370 - 2
Norfolk +4 8 £300 -4.00% 3
Norwich +2 8 £300 -7.69% 3
Hampshire -8 7 £350 +40.00% 8
Leeds -21 7 £295 -1.66% 6
West Yorkshire -34 7 £295 -1.66% 10
Nottingham +1 6 £350 +27.27% 3
Staffordshire -2 6 £325 -1.51% 3

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 774 (100.00%) HTML
2 681 (87.98%) CSS
3 656 (84.75%) JavaScript
4 351 (45.35%) jQuery
5 305 (39.41%) Ajax
6 291 (37.60%) XML
7 286 (36.95%) HTML5
8 232 (29.97%) CSS3
9 213 (27.52%) .NET
10 201 (25.97%) C#
11 189 (24.42%) OO
12 167 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
13 163 (21.06%) MVC
14 153 (19.77%) PHP
15 146 (18.86%) Java
16 139 (17.96%) SQL
16 139 (17.96%) ASP.NET
17 137 (17.70%) XSLT
17 137 (17.70%) SQL Server
17 137 (17.70%) E-Commerce
18 136 (17.57%) Web Services
19 134 (17.31%) MySQL
20 125 (16.15%) CMS
21 109 (14.08%) Photoshop
22 107 (13.82%) W3C
23 104 (13.44%) Web Development
24 102 (13.18%) TDD
25 101 (13.05%) Content Management
26 98 (12.66%) Scrum
26 98 (12.66%) JSP

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 125 (16.15%) CMS
2 52 (6.72%) Apache
2 52 (6.72%) Umbraco
3 33 (4.26%) WordPress
4 32 (4.13%) SharePoint
5 29 (3.75%) IIS
6 26 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 25 (3.23%) Node.js
8 20 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (2.45%) MQSeries
10 18 (2.33%) Drupal
11 15 (1.94%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.29%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.03%) nginx
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.03%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.78%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 109 (14.08%) Photoshop
2 49 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 48 (6.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.90%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.65%) MS Office
7 5 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.52%) InDesign
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.39%) XMetaL
10 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.26%) Mingle
11 1 (0.13%) GIMP
11 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 31 (4.01%) Google Analytics
2 19 (2.45%) Tridion
3 14 (1.81%) Magento
4 8 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.65%) Force.com
1 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.65%) GitHub
2 3 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.94%) Internet
2 29 (3.75%) Intranet
3 22 (2.84%) HTTP
4 10 (1.29%) FTP
5 9 (1.16%) Extranet
6 5 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.26%) SSH
9 1 (0.13%) IPsec
9 1 (0.13%) Firewall
9 1 (0.13%) SSL
9 1 (0.13%) LDAP
9 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 134 (17.31%) MySQL
3 65 (8.40%) Relational Database
4 50 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (3.62%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.58%) DB2
7 18 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.03%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.78%) Ingres
12 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.78%) RavenDB
12 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.65%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 96 (12.40%) Subversion
2 89 (11.50%) Git (software)
3 46 (5.94%) Visual Studio
4 44 (5.68%) Mercurial
5 41 (5.30%) Ant
6 35 (4.52%) Eclipse
7 28 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (3.62%) TeamCity
8 27 (3.49%) Jenkins
9 23 (2.97%) Axure RP
9 23 (2.97%) JUnit
10 20 (2.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 19 (2.45%) Log4j
12 16 (2.07%) Dreamweaver
13 15 (1.94%) Grunt
14 13 (1.68%) Maven
15 12 (1.55%) NUnit
16 10 (1.29%) Hudson
16 10 (1.29%) Jasmine
17 9 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 82 (10.59%) Finance
2 74 (9.56%) Retail
3 42 (5.43%) Publishing
4 36 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.62%) Marketing
6 18 (2.33%) Legal
7 12 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.16%) Advertising
8 9 (1.16%) Banking
9 5 (0.65%) Back Office
10 4 (0.52%) Law
10 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.39%) Billing
11 3 (0.39%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.39%) Front Office
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 656 (84.75%) Developer
2 185 (23.90%) Front-End Developer
3 130 (16.80%) Web Developer
4 71 (9.17%) Senior Developer
4 71 (9.17%) .NET Developer
5 58 (7.49%) Designer
6 54 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 52 (6.72%) PHP Developer
8 47 (6.07%) UI Developer
9 39 (5.04%) Front-End Web Developer
10 37 (4.78%) Analyst
10 37 (4.78%) UI Programmer
11 36 (4.65%) C# Developer
12 35 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (3.75%) Web Designer
14 28 (3.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 28 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (2.45%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (2.45%) Software Developer
16 17 (2.20%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (100.00%) HTML
2 681 (87.98%) CSS
3 351 (45.35%) jQuery
4 305 (39.41%) Ajax
5 291 (37.60%) XML
6 286 (36.95%) HTML5
7 232 (29.97%) CSS3
8 213 (27.52%) .NET
9 139 (17.96%) ASP.NET
10 137 (17.70%) XSLT
11 136 (17.57%) Web Services
12 98 (12.66%) JSP
13 74 (9.56%) JSON
14 73 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (8.01%) .NET Framework
16 50 (6.46%) JSTL
17 49 (6.33%) J2EE
18 46 (5.94%) SOAP
19 43 (5.56%) AngularJS
20 42 (5.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.82%) W3C
2 55 (7.11%) Open Source
3 43 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 31 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.58%) Data Conversion
7 18 (2.33%) Graphic Design
8 15 (1.94%) Digital Media
9 14 (1.81%) Social Media
10 12 (1.55%) NHS
11 9 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.03%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.90%) Social Network
13 7 (0.90%) Animation
14 6 (0.78%) GIS
14 6 (0.78%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.78%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.52%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.14%) Linux
2 78 (10.08%) Windows
3 72 (9.30%) UNIX
4 28 (3.62%) Android
5 26 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (3.36%) Solaris
6 24 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (2.97%) Apple iOS
8 19 (2.45%) HPUX
9 12 (1.55%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.65%) Fedora
11 5 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
11 5 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (24.42%) OO
2 167 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (21.06%) MVC
4 137 (17.70%) E-Commerce
5 104 (13.44%) Web Development
6 102 (13.18%) TDD
7 101 (13.05%) Content Management
8 98 (12.66%) Scrum
9 96 (12.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 81 (10.47%) Web Design
11 69 (8.91%) SEO
12 64 (8.27%) OOP
13 59 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (7.49%) Analytics
15 56 (7.24%) Unit Testing
16 53 (6.85%) SOA
17 39 (5.04%) Migration
18 35 (4.52%) Validation
19 33 (4.26%) Project Management
19 33 (4.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 656 (84.75%) JavaScript
2 201 (25.97%) C#
3 153 (19.77%) PHP
4 146 (18.86%) Java
5 139 (17.96%) SQL
6 54 (6.98%) XPath
7 34 (4.39%) Perl
8 32 (4.13%) PHP5
9 28 (3.62%) Python
10 25 (3.23%) C++
11 22 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 22 (2.84%) ActionScript
12 21 (2.71%) VBA
13 20 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.68%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.16%) VB
16 7 (0.90%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.90%) Scala
17 6 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
17 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (7.11%) Degree
2 32 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.65%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) HND
6 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.23%) QA
2 13 (1.68%) WCAG
3 9 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.03%) WAI
5 7 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.52%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.55%) Nagios
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.40%) Adobe
3 42 (5.43%) Oracle
4 41 (5.30%) Google
5 26 (3.36%) IBM
6 24 (3.10%) Zend
7 22 (2.84%) ATG
7 22 (2.84%) JBoss
7 22 (2.84%) Interwoven
7 22 (2.84%) Venda
8 19 (2.45%) Twitter
8 19 (2.45%) Elastic Path
8 19 (2.45%) Blue Martini
9 13 (1.68%) Facebook
10 12 (1.55%) EPiServer
11 10 (1.29%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.29%) Apple
12 8 (1.03%) Serena
13 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.65%) Sencha
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sussex
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £26,527 to £31,644 per annum (PR) Fixed term until 31.7.2015
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Dundee
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago