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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 371 304 226
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -78
Contract jobs citing XHTML 256 332 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 2.27% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 201 225
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 17
Average hourly rate £22.18 £36.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.81% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.52 £32.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.87 £44.35 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.81%

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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -50 240 £375 +11.94% 109
London -50 91 £350 -12.50% 29
South East 0 42 £375 +11.94% 19
East of England -4 38 £400 +23.07% 3
Yorkshire -3 24 £400 +68.42% 5
Hertfordshire -1 22 £356 -5.00% 1
City of London 0 17 £399 -2.14% 10
West Midlands -13 17 £313 -3.84% 9
Watford +2 15 £363 -1.69%
Essex +6 14 £400 +53.55%
Berkshire -12 13 £413 +25.00% 2
North West -29 13 £318 +5.83% 13
North Yorkshire +13 12 £400 +60.00%
West Yorkshire -9 10 £338 +50.00% 3
Manchester -12 10 £310 +5.08% 10
Hampshire - 10 £335 - 5
South West +12 9 £383 +24.39% 15
Harrogate +11 9 £400 -
Leeds -13 9 £344 +52.77% 1
Oxfordshire -14 8 £375 - 7
Reading +6 7 £500 +85.18% 1
Cardiff +19 6 £388 -
Wales +10 6 £388 +10.71%
South Wales +9 6 £388 -
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £288 -23.33% 1
Basildon -3 5 £400 -
Birmingham -6 5 £283 -33.52% 1
Bracknell - 5 £413 -
Basingstoke - 5 £335 -
East Midlands -18 4 £250 -28.57% 10

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 490 (100.00%) HTML
2 458 (93.47%) CSS
3 443 (90.41%) JavaScript
4 236 (48.16%) jQuery
5 214 (43.67%) XML
6 198 (40.41%) Ajax
7 195 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
8 177 (36.12%) SQL
9 170 (34.69%) HTML5
10 149 (30.41%) Java
11 136 (27.76%) Web Services
12 128 (26.12%) .NET
13 117 (23.88%) CSS3
14 110 (22.45%) TDD
15 107 (21.84%) OO
16 106 (21.63%) C#
17 100 (20.41%) PHP
18 98 (20.00%) MVC
19 94 (19.18%) ASP.NET
20 92 (18.78%) CMS
21 89 (18.16%) MySQL
22 88 (17.96%) User Experience
23 87 (17.76%) Content Management
24 82 (16.73%) Scrum
25 80 (16.33%) Visual Studio
25 80 (16.33%) W3C
26 77 (15.71%) JSP
27 75 (15.31%) Linux
28 69 (14.08%) Web Development
28 69 (14.08%) AngularJS

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 92 (18.78%) CMS
2 51 (10.41%) WebSphere
3 44 (8.98%) IIS
4 29 (5.92%) Apache
5 25 (5.10%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.90%) JBoss
6 24 (4.90%) Node.js
7 23 (4.69%) Drupal
8 22 (4.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 21 (4.29%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (2.24%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (1.63%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.22%) Immediacy CMS
14 6 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (1.02%) MQSeries
15 5 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (9.18%) Photoshop
2 22 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (2.45%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.43%) MS Office
6 5 (1.02%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.61%) GIMP
8 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.20%) Mingle
8 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Magento
2 6 (1.22%) Tridion
3 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.22%) Google Analytics
1 6 (1.22%) Office 365
2 5 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.82%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Yammer
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.73%) Intranet
2 30 (6.12%) Internet
3 22 (4.49%) HTTP
4 7 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.02%) Extranet
6 3 (0.61%) Skype
6 3 (0.61%) FTP
6 3 (0.61%) SSL
7 2 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.41%) Firewall
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (18.16%) MySQL
2 62 (12.65%) SQL Server
3 55 (11.22%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.86%) DB2
7 13 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.02%) Redis
12 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.82%) Triplestore
14 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 80 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 59 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 47 (9.59%) Ant
5 43 (8.78%) Subversion
6 34 (6.94%) Grunt
7 28 (5.71%) Bower
8 26 (5.31%) Maven
9 23 (4.69%) Axure RP
10 21 (4.29%) Jasmine
11 19 (3.88%) JIRA
12 17 (3.47%) SoapUI
13 16 (3.27%) Jenkins
13 16 (3.27%) JUnit
14 14 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
15 9 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 5 (1.02%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 5 (1.02%) Log4j
17 5 (1.02%) Mercurial
General
1 52 (10.61%) Finance
2 37 (7.55%) Marketing
3 21 (4.29%) Banking
4 18 (3.67%) Publishing
5 16 (3.27%) Retail
6 15 (3.06%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.04%) Back Office
8 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.43%) Legal
10 4 (0.82%) Advertising
11 3 (0.61%) Electronics
11 3 (0.61%) French Language
11 3 (0.61%) German Language
11 3 (0.61%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 449 (91.63%) Developer
2 92 (18.78%) Front-End Developer
3 65 (13.27%) Web Developer
4 64 (13.06%) Java Developer
5 44 (8.98%) Senior Developer
5 44 (8.98%) PHP Developer
6 35 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 28 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 22 (4.49%) CMS Developer
9 16 (3.27%) SharePoint Developer
10 15 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 15 (3.06%) UI Developer
10 15 (3.06%) UI Programmer
10 15 (3.06%) Front-End Web Developer
11 14 (2.86%) Designer
11 14 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (2.65%) AWS Developer
13 12 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.45%) Drupal Developer
13 12 (2.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (100.00%) HTML
2 458 (93.47%) CSS
3 236 (48.16%) jQuery
4 214 (43.67%) XML
5 198 (40.41%) Ajax
6 170 (34.69%) HTML5
7 136 (27.76%) Web Services
8 128 (26.12%) .NET
9 117 (23.88%) CSS3
10 94 (19.18%) ASP.NET
11 77 (15.71%) JSP
12 69 (14.08%) AngularJS
13 68 (13.88%) XSLT
14 65 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 63 (12.86%) J2EE
16 48 (9.80%) JSTL
17 43 (8.78%) JSON
18 42 (8.57%) SOAP
19 40 (8.16%) Sass
20 39 (7.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.96%) User Experience
2 80 (16.33%) W3C
3 32 (6.53%) Open Source
4 31 (6.33%) Web 2.0
5 21 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.06%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.22%) NHS
11 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.02%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.82%) Replication
13 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.61%) Linked Data
13 3 (0.61%) DTV
14 2 (0.41%) Social Media
14 2 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.31%) Linux
2 66 (13.47%) UNIX
3 65 (13.27%) Windows
4 32 (6.53%) Solaris
5 14 (2.86%) Android
6 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.22%) CentOS
7 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.02%) HPUX
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.41%) SUSE
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) VMS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (22.45%) TDD
3 107 (21.84%) OO
4 98 (20.00%) MVC
5 87 (17.76%) Content Management
6 82 (16.73%) Scrum
7 69 (14.08%) Web Development
8 64 (13.06%) E-Commerce
9 43 (8.78%) Web Design
10 39 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (7.76%) BDD
11 38 (7.76%) OOP
12 36 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 35 (7.14%) SOA
14 28 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.49%) SEO
15 22 (4.49%) OOD
16 21 (4.29%) Rapid Prototyping
16 21 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
16 21 (4.29%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 443 (90.41%) JavaScript
2 177 (36.12%) SQL
3 149 (30.41%) Java
4 106 (21.63%) C#
5 100 (20.41%) PHP
6 29 (5.92%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.49%) XPath
8 20 (4.08%) Perl
9 16 (3.27%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.65%) Python
11 12 (2.45%) Clojure
11 12 (2.45%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.45%) Ruby
12 11 (2.24%) PHP5
13 9 (1.84%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.43%) VB
14 7 (1.43%) SPARQL
15 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.22%) C
15 6 (1.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 52 (10.61%) Degree
2 14 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.02%) HND
6 4 (0.82%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.82%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCITP
7 1 (0.20%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) WCAG
3 2 (0.41%) WAI
3 2 (0.41%) HL7
3 2 (0.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.24%) Puppet
2 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.02%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.61%) WMI
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.41%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 54 (11.02%) Adobe
2 44 (8.98%) Oracle
2 44 (8.98%) IBM
3 31 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.51%) OpenText
5 26 (5.31%) Google
6 22 (4.49%) RedDot
6 22 (4.49%) Zend
7 11 (2.24%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.63%) Capita
9 7 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.02%) Facebook
10 5 (1.02%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.02%) ATG
10 5 (1.02%) Telerik
10 5 (1.02%) Blue Martini
10 5 (1.02%) Elastic Path
11 4 (0.82%) hybris
11 4 (0.82%) FrontRange
11 4 (0.82%) EPiServer
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