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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 286 232 198
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -34
Contract jobs citing XHTML 337 431 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 3.05% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 245 331
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 17
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £14.19 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £29.44 £37.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14644 14130 14792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 27.78% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9473 8977 8994
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 295 355
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 July 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
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 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -76 299 £350 +3.32% 177
London -34 134 £389 +11.07% 44
South East -51 34 £330 +1.53% 32
North West -21 32 £361 +3.21% 21
Scotland +11 28 £350 +29.62% 3
City of London -12 28 £390 +11.42% 10
West Yorkshire +29 27 £165 -17.50% 13
Yorkshire +19 27 £165 -41.85% 20
Leeds +28 26 £165 -17.50% 8
East of England -37 26 £375 +36.36% 12
Edinburgh -6 19 £450 +100.00% 2
West Midlands -11 18 £325 - 11
Manchester -8 16 £325 +11.11% 12
South West -25 14 £308 +2.50% 10
East Midlands -8 12 £318 +15.45% 18
Cheshire -5 11 £490 +30.66% 5
Hampshire -17 11 £325 -18.75% 8
Warrington - 11 £490 - 1
Somerset - 11 £308 - 2
Hertfordshire -5 10 £375 -16.66% 5
Berkshire -8 10 £335 -1.47% 5
Bath - 10 £308 -
Essex -13 9 £281 +6.03% 1
Watford -1 8 £375 - 3
Glasgow +7 6 £225 -28.57%
Milton Keynes +1 6 £350 +64.70% 3
Birmingham -2 6 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £350 +64.70% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £375 - 4
Basingstoke +18 4 £300 - 2

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 760 (100.00%) HTML
2 675 (88.82%) CSS
3 626 (82.37%) JavaScript
4 294 (38.68%) jQuery
5 280 (36.84%) HTML5
6 257 (33.82%) XML
7 248 (32.63%) Ajax
8 209 (27.50%) Java
9 190 (25.00%) CSS3
10 170 (22.37%) .NET
11 162 (21.32%) C#
12 158 (20.79%) PHP
13 153 (20.13%) OO
14 146 (19.21%) E-Commerce
15 142 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
16 141 (18.55%) MVC
17 134 (17.63%) SQL
18 133 (17.50%) ASP.NET
19 129 (16.97%) CMS
20 125 (16.45%) Web Services
21 118 (15.53%) SQL Server
22 117 (15.39%) JSP
23 114 (15.00%) Photoshop
24 112 (14.74%) MySQL
25 111 (14.61%) W3C
26 109 (14.34%) Web Development
27 105 (13.82%) TDD
28 102 (13.42%) XSLT
28 102 (13.42%) Linux
29 95 (12.50%) Subversion

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 129 (16.97%) CMS
2 46 (6.05%) Apache
3 37 (4.87%) Umbraco
4 30 (3.95%) WordPress
5 27 (3.55%) IIS
5 27 (3.55%) SharePoint
6 25 (3.29%) WebSphere
7 24 (3.16%) Node.js
8 18 (2.37%) Drupal
9 13 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
10 12 (1.58%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.45%) Alfresco
12 10 (1.32%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.79%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 114 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 57 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (4.61%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.79%) InDesign
7 5 (0.66%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.66%) GIMP
7 5 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.53%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.39%) MS Office
9 3 (0.39%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.26%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.24%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.84%) Magento
3 13 (1.71%) Tridion
4 8 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.66%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.79%) SaaS
2 6 (0.79%) Force.com
3 4 (0.53%) GitHub
3 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.00%) Internet
2 19 (2.50%) HTTP
2 19 (2.50%) Intranet
3 9 (1.18%) FTP
4 7 (0.92%) Extranet
5 3 (0.39%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) IPsec
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) LDAP
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 112 (14.74%) MySQL
3 62 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.71%) DB2
8 11 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.05%) Ingres
12 6 (0.79%) Star Schema
12 6 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.39%) MS Access
14 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 95 (12.50%) Subversion
2 90 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.79%) Mercurial
4 37 (4.87%) Visual Studio
5 34 (4.47%) Ant
6 32 (4.21%) Maven
7 29 (3.82%) Dreamweaver
8 28 (3.68%) Eclipse
9 27 (3.55%) Jenkins
10 26 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (3.03%) Grunt
12 20 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 18 (2.37%) Jasmine
14 16 (2.11%) Kiln
15 15 (1.97%) JUnit
16 13 (1.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 12 (1.58%) Log4j
18 10 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
18 10 (1.32%) Axure RP
19 9 (1.18%) Firebug
General
1 68 (8.95%) Finance
2 67 (8.82%) Retail
3 45 (5.92%) Manufacturing
4 35 (4.61%) Marketing
5 27 (3.55%) Publishing
6 20 (2.63%) Legal
7 15 (1.97%) Banking
8 14 (1.84%) Advertising
9 12 (1.58%) Back Office
10 11 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.18%) Games
12 4 (0.53%) Electronics
13 3 (0.39%) Law
13 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 642 (84.47%) Developer
2 192 (25.26%) Front-End Developer
3 103 (13.55%) Web Developer
4 68 (8.95%) Java Developer
5 65 (8.55%) Designer
6 59 (7.76%) Senior Developer
6 59 (7.76%) .NET Developer
7 46 (6.05%) PHP Developer
8 39 (5.13%) Web Designer
8 39 (5.13%) Analyst
8 39 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 38 (5.00%) UI Developer
10 33 (4.34%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.68%) UI Programmer
12 27 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (3.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 24 (3.16%) Front-End Web Developer
15 20 (2.63%) Software Developer
16 17 (2.24%) LAMP Developer
17 14 (1.84%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (100.00%) HTML
2 675 (88.82%) CSS
3 294 (38.68%) jQuery
4 280 (36.84%) HTML5
5 257 (33.82%) XML
6 248 (32.63%) Ajax
7 190 (25.00%) CSS3
8 170 (22.37%) .NET
9 133 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 125 (16.45%) Web Services
11 117 (15.39%) JSP
12 102 (13.42%) XSLT
13 74 (9.74%) JSTL
14 70 (9.21%) JSON
15 61 (8.03%) .NET Framework
16 54 (7.11%) Semantic HTML
17 52 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (6.18%) J2EE
19 45 (5.92%) AngularJS
20 40 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (14.61%) W3C
2 60 (7.89%) Open Source
3 26 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.16%) Web 2.0
5 19 (2.50%) Graphic Design
6 18 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.84%) Data Conversion
7 14 (1.84%) Animation
8 10 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.18%) Social Media
10 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.53%) Social Network
14 3 (0.39%) Blog
14 3 (0.39%) WURFL
14 3 (0.39%) New Media
14 3 (0.39%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.42%) Linux
2 70 (9.21%) UNIX
3 53 (6.97%) Windows
4 25 (3.29%) Solaris
5 22 (2.89%) Android
6 19 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.97%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.58%) HPUX
11 11 (1.45%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.66%) Fedora
14 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (20.13%) OO
2 146 (19.21%) E-Commerce
3 142 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (18.55%) MVC
5 109 (14.34%) Web Development
6 105 (13.82%) TDD
7 94 (12.37%) Scrum
8 88 (11.58%) Content Management
9 81 (10.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 75 (9.87%) Web Design
11 69 (9.08%) SEO
12 55 (7.24%) SOA
13 54 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (6.71%) Unit Testing
15 50 (6.58%) OOP
16 37 (4.87%) BDD
17 34 (4.47%) Analytics
18 31 (4.08%) Web Accessibility
18 31 (4.08%) Project Management
19 28 (3.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 626 (82.37%) JavaScript
2 209 (27.50%) Java
3 162 (21.32%) C#
4 158 (20.79%) PHP
5 134 (17.63%) SQL
6 43 (5.66%) Python
7 33 (4.34%) PHP5
8 29 (3.82%) Ruby
9 25 (3.29%) Perl
10 19 (2.50%) VBA
11 18 (2.37%) C++
11 18 (2.37%) XPath
12 16 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.71%) Scala
14 11 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.32%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.05%) VB
16 8 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (6.58%) Degree
2 30 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.53%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.13%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.63%) QA
2 11 (1.45%) WCAG
3 10 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.53%) SLA
6 3 (0.39%) WAI
6 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) Section 508
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.58%) Nagios
2 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (9.74%) Adobe
2 58 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.53%) Oracle
4 34 (4.47%) JBoss
5 24 (3.16%) IBM
6 23 (3.03%) Sitecore
7 21 (2.76%) Google
8 18 (2.37%) Zend
8 18 (2.37%) Twitter
9 15 (1.97%) Interwoven
10 12 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.58%) ATG
10 12 (1.58%) Elastic Path
10 12 (1.58%) FatWire
10 12 (1.58%) Blue Martini
10 12 (1.58%) Venda
11 11 (1.45%) Facebook
12 8 (1.05%) Serena
13 5 (0.66%) SAP
14 4 (0.53%) Sybase
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Good Dependant on Skills
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £neg on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: 21 days ago
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago