The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 335 280 179
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -101
Contract jobs citing XHTML 318 350 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.68% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 2.34% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 201 360
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 16
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £23.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -4.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.90 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15790 14953 15025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.03% 28.97% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10476 9711 8996
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 275 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -50 305 £350 +3.70% 169
London -26 128 £375 -0.66% 48
South East -24 61 £350 +32.07% 31
North West -1 34 £350 +16.66% 19
City of London +8 26 £368 -11.44% 10
Manchester -4 26 £350 +16.66% 12
Yorkshire +5 25 £193 -35.83% 11
West Yorkshire +16 24 £193 -42.96% 5
East of England -42 18 £425 +41.66% 7
Leeds +12 17 £184 -45.55% 3
South West -44 17 £368 +28.94% 23
Surrey +3 14 £400 +8.47% 8
Berkshire +6 12 £332 +65.75% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £350 - 1
West Midlands -13 11 £320 -1.53% 9
East Midlands +6 10 £325 +6.55% 15
Oxfordshire -13 10 £350 +118.75% 4
Milton Keynes -2 9 £350 -
Wiltshire -10 8 £438 +118.75% 6
Essex -13 8 £425 -5.55% 2
Reading +8 7 £350 +75.00% 2
Birmingham -4 7 £315 -16.00% 2
Kent - 7 £225 - 1
Norwich -1 6 £389 +82.94% 1
Norfolk -9 6 £389 +94.37% 1
Maidstone - 6 £225 - 1
Slough -4 5 £292 -10.30% 2
Swindon -6 5 £445 +122.50% 3
Oxford -13 5 £350 - 2
Scotland -13 5 £275 -25.67% 1

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 662 (100.00%) HTML
2 614 (92.75%) CSS
3 521 (78.70%) JavaScript
4 286 (43.20%) HTML5
5 266 (40.18%) jQuery
6 232 (35.05%) XML
7 228 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
8 187 (28.25%) CSS3
9 185 (27.95%) Java
10 179 (27.04%) Ajax
11 162 (24.47%) .NET
12 146 (22.05%) C#
13 132 (19.94%) SQL
14 121 (18.28%) Web Services
14 121 (18.28%) TDD
15 117 (17.67%) MVC
15 117 (17.67%) E-Commerce
16 116 (17.52%) ASP.NET
17 111 (16.77%) Photoshop
18 110 (16.62%) PHP
19 109 (16.47%) OO
20 103 (15.56%) User Experience
21 101 (15.26%) CMS
22 100 (15.11%) SQL Server
23 99 (14.95%) Scrum
24 96 (14.50%) MySQL
24 96 (14.50%) W3C
25 91 (13.75%) Git (software)
26 85 (12.84%) Web Development
27 81 (12.24%) JSP

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 101 (15.26%) CMS
2 43 (6.50%) Apache
3 35 (5.29%) Node.js
4 33 (4.98%) SharePoint
5 31 (4.68%) IIS
6 27 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 25 (3.78%) JBoss
8 24 (3.63%) Adobe CQ
9 19 (2.87%) WordPress
10 18 (2.72%) Umbraco
10 18 (2.72%) Drupal
11 16 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (2.27%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.66%) Alfresco
14 10 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (1.06%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.91%) Liferay
17 6 (0.91%) TeamSite
Applications
1 111 (16.77%) Photoshop
2 43 (6.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (2.72%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (1.66%) MS Office
6 5 (0.76%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.76%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.60%) GIMP
7 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.45%) InDesign
8 3 (0.45%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.15%) MS Project
9 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Magento
2 5 (0.76%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.45%) Tridion
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.30%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.81%) GitHub
2 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.14%) Internet
2 15 (2.27%) Intranet
3 12 (1.81%) HTTP
4 10 (1.51%) FTP
5 4 (0.60%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 96 (14.50%) MySQL
3 45 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.66%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.51%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.91%) Star Schema
11 4 (0.60%) MS Access
11 4 (0.60%) Ingres
11 4 (0.60%) Redis
12 3 (0.45%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.30%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 91 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 67 (10.12%) Subversion
3 45 (6.80%) Visual Studio
4 43 (6.50%) Dreamweaver
5 38 (5.74%) Eclipse
6 32 (4.83%) Mercurial
7 30 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (4.23%) Maven
9 26 (3.93%) Ant
10 21 (3.17%) JIRA
11 16 (2.42%) Jenkins
12 15 (2.27%) Grunt
13 11 (1.66%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.36%) FogBugz
14 9 (1.36%) Trac
14 9 (1.36%) Axure RP
14 9 (1.36%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.21%) NUnit
15 8 (1.21%) Redmine
16 5 (0.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 54 (8.16%) Finance
2 48 (7.25%) Marketing
3 39 (5.89%) Retail
4 26 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.57%) Legal
6 14 (2.11%) Advertising
7 13 (1.96%) Banking
8 12 (1.81%) Back Office
9 11 (1.66%) Publishing
9 11 (1.66%) Games
10 7 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.60%) Electronics
12 3 (0.45%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 561 (84.74%) Developer
2 160 (24.17%) Front-End Developer
3 89 (13.44%) Web Developer
4 61 (9.21%) Java Developer
4 61 (9.21%) Designer
5 60 (9.06%) Senior Developer
6 55 (8.31%) .NET Developer
7 48 (7.25%) Web Designer
8 39 (5.89%) PHP Developer
9 38 (5.74%) UI Developer
10 36 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
11 33 (4.98%) UI Programmer
12 32 (4.83%) C# Developer
13 23 (3.47%) Front-End Web Developer
13 23 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.02%) Analyst
16 19 (2.87%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 15 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (2.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 662 (100.00%) HTML
2 614 (92.75%) CSS
3 286 (43.20%) HTML5
4 266 (40.18%) jQuery
5 232 (35.05%) XML
6 187 (28.25%) CSS3
7 179 (27.04%) Ajax
8 162 (24.47%) .NET
9 121 (18.28%) Web Services
10 116 (17.52%) ASP.NET
11 81 (12.24%) JSP
12 76 (11.48%) XSLT
13 64 (9.67%) J2EE
14 59 (8.91%) XSL
15 56 (8.46%) SOAP
16 54 (8.16%) Flash
16 54 (8.16%) .NET Framework
17 53 (8.01%) AngularJS
18 48 (7.25%) Semantic HTML
19 44 (6.65%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 103 (15.56%) User Experience
2 96 (14.50%) W3C
3 42 (6.34%) Open Source
4 34 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.02%) Animation
6 15 (2.27%) Web 2.0
7 14 (2.11%) Graphic Design
7 14 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.81%) NHS
8 12 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.66%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.21%) Social Media
11 7 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.76%) Online Games
14 4 (0.60%) IPTV
14 4 (0.60%) GIS
15 3 (0.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.63%) Linux
2 65 (9.82%) UNIX
3 41 (6.19%) Windows
4 27 (4.08%) Solaris
5 13 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.96%) Android
6 9 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.30%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) HPUX
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (18.28%) TDD
3 117 (17.67%) MVC
3 117 (17.67%) E-Commerce
4 109 (16.47%) OO
5 99 (14.95%) Scrum
6 85 (12.84%) Web Development
7 72 (10.88%) Web Design
8 71 (10.73%) Content Management
9 61 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 51 (7.70%) SEO
11 48 (7.25%) SOA
12 42 (6.34%) Unit Testing
13 36 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (5.14%) Web Accessibility
15 32 (4.83%) OOP
15 32 (4.83%) Project Management
16 25 (3.78%) BDD
17 23 (3.47%) Use Case
18 21 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 521 (78.70%) JavaScript
2 185 (27.95%) Java
3 146 (22.05%) C#
4 132 (19.94%) SQL
5 110 (16.62%) PHP
6 49 (7.40%) Ruby
7 27 (4.08%) Python
8 21 (3.17%) C++
9 20 (3.02%) PHP5
9 20 (3.02%) Perl
10 18 (2.72%) Scala
11 16 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.42%) Clojure
12 15 (2.27%) XPath
13 14 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.21%) VB
17 6 (0.91%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 56 (8.46%) Degree
2 17 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.60%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.45%) MCP
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCSD
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.47%) QA
2 9 (1.36%) WCAG
2 9 (1.36%) WAI
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Section 508
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Shibboleth
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (12.08%) Adobe
2 49 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.53%) Oracle
4 24 (3.63%) IBM
5 19 (2.87%) Sitecore
6 15 (2.27%) Zend
7 10 (1.51%) RedDot
7 10 (1.51%) FatWire
7 10 (1.51%) Twitter
8 9 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.36%) Google
9 8 (1.21%) Facebook
10 7 (1.06%) SAP
11 4 (0.60%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.60%) Interwoven
11 4 (0.60%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.60%) Open Text
12 3 (0.45%) Sencha
12 3 (0.45%) ATG
12 3 (0.45%) Stellent
London
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Rate: From £300 to £550 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25.00 - £35.00 per hour + market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stratospherec
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £275 - £375 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £373 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago