The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 487 436 343
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -93
Contract jobs citing XHTML 170 228 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.41% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 146 196
Median daily rate £375 £433 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £45.75 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
16487 16147 15691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11418 11124 10198
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 302 177
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.20 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XHTML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 164 £375 -16.66% 65
London +19 99 £398 +6.00% 13
South East +15 17 £350 -6.66% 16
Hertfordshire +13 17 £388 +10.71% 1
East of England +1 17 £388 -6.06% 2
Watford +9 15 £388 - 1
Yorkshire -9 14 £345 -27.36% 4
City of London +6 12 £398 +4.95% 3
South Yorkshire +8 10 £340 -33.33%
Sheffield +5 10 £340 -33.33%
South West +13 8 £350 -30.00% 4
Hampshire +12 6 £343 -11.54% 3
Bristol +7 6 £350 - 2
East Midlands - 6 £363 - 12
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £340 +4.61% 8
Croydon -9 5 £375 -
West Yorkshire -16 4 £350 -26.31% 1
Leicestershire - 4 £363 - 2
Leicester - 4 £363 - 2
Aylesbury -1 3 £510 - 3
Leeds -22 3 £388 -18.42% 1
West Midlands -29 3 £300 -14.28% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
Staffordshire - 3 £300 -
Oxford - 3 £350 -
Milton Keynes +14 2 £326 +0.38% 1
Berkshire +1 2 £316 -16.56% 5
Portsmouth -8 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £335 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £304 -

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XHTML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XHTML.

1 298 (100.00%) HTML
2 268 (89.93%) JavaScript
3 263 (88.26%) CSS
4 153 (51.34%) XML
5 123 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (40.94%) jQuery
7 110 (36.91%) Ajax
8 106 (35.57%) Java
9 97 (32.55%) HTML5
10 86 (28.86%) C#
11 78 (26.17%) SQL
12 70 (23.49%) .NET
13 67 (22.48%) MVC
14 62 (20.81%) Web Development
15 61 (20.47%) AngularJS
16 60 (20.13%) Front End Development
17 59 (19.80%) ASP.NET
18 58 (19.46%) Web Services
19 56 (18.79%) Git (software)
20 55 (18.46%) CSS3
20 55 (18.46%) SQL Server
21 54 (18.12%) PHP
22 51 (17.11%) Scrum
23 50 (16.78%) Oracle
24 49 (16.44%) Subversion
25 47 (15.77%) OO
26 46 (15.44%) Apache
27 44 (14.77%) TDD
28 43 (14.43%) MySQL
29 42 (14.09%) Linux

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (15.44%) Apache
2 42 (14.09%) CMS
3 28 (9.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 25 (8.39%) WebSphere
5 24 (8.05%) IIS
6 18 (6.04%) JBoss
7 17 (5.70%) WebLogic
8 15 (5.03%) SharePoint
8 15 (5.03%) Tomcat
9 11 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (3.36%) nginx
11 8 (2.68%) Drupal
11 8 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (2.68%) WordPress
12 6 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.68%) Confluence
13 5 (1.68%) EPiServer CMS
14 4 (1.34%) Umbraco
15 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (4.70%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.35%) MS Office
4 6 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.01%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.34%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 14 (4.70%) Magento
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.67%) RMDS
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.67%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.03%) GitHub
2 5 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.74%) HTTP
2 11 (3.69%) Internet
3 7 (2.35%) Intranet
4 5 (1.68%) LDAP
5 3 (1.01%) Extranet
5 3 (1.01%) SNMP
6 2 (0.67%) DMZ
6 2 (0.67%) DVB
6 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.67%) LAN
6 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.34%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.43%) MySQL
3 42 (14.09%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.03%) DB2
4 12 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.69%) MS Access
6 8 (2.68%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.01%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (0.67%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.34%) Big Data
12 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (18.79%) Git (software)
2 49 (16.44%) Subversion
3 20 (6.71%) JIRA
3 20 (6.71%) Visual Studio
4 19 (6.38%) JUnit
4 19 (6.38%) Selenium
5 18 (6.04%) Ant
5 18 (6.04%) Maven
6 17 (5.70%) Eclipse
7 16 (5.37%) Grunt
7 16 (5.37%) Jenkins
8 12 (4.03%) gulp
9 10 (3.36%) Jasmine
10 9 (3.02%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.68%) Gerrit
11 8 (2.68%) JMeter
11 8 (2.68%) Mocha
11 8 (2.68%) SoapUI
11 8 (2.68%) Toad
General
1 18 (6.04%) Finance
2 13 (4.36%) Marketing
2 13 (4.36%) Retail
3 11 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.68%) Advertising
6 7 (2.35%) Publishing
7 5 (1.68%) Banking
7 5 (1.68%) Games
8 3 (1.01%) Billing
8 3 (1.01%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 250 (83.89%) Developer
2 52 (17.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (15.10%) Java Developer
4 40 (13.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 25 (8.39%) C# Developer
5 25 (8.39%) SQL Developer
6 24 (8.05%) .NET Developer
6 24 (8.05%) HTML Developer
7 20 (6.71%) Web Developer
8 19 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 18 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (5.70%) Consultant
10 17 (5.70%) PHP Developer
11 16 (5.37%) HTML CSS Developer
12 15 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.70%) Agile Developer
13 14 (4.70%) Angular Developer
13 14 (4.70%) E-Commerce Developer
13 14 (4.70%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (4.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (100.00%) HTML
2 263 (88.26%) CSS
3 153 (51.34%) XML
4 122 (40.94%) jQuery
5 110 (36.91%) Ajax
6 97 (32.55%) HTML5
7 70 (23.49%) .NET
8 61 (20.47%) AngularJS
9 59 (19.80%) ASP.NET
10 58 (19.46%) Web Services
11 55 (18.46%) CSS3
12 34 (11.41%) J2EE
12 34 (11.41%) Node.js
13 32 (10.74%) JSP
14 31 (10.40%) JSON
14 31 (10.40%) LAMP
14 31 (10.40%) Sass
15 26 (8.72%) REST
16 25 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (8.05%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.07%) User Experience
2 11 (3.69%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.36%) W3C
4 9 (3.02%) CMDB
5 8 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.68%) Animation
7 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.01%) NHS
9 3 (1.01%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.67%) Blog
10 2 (0.67%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.67%) SCORM
10 2 (0.67%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.09%) Linux
2 29 (9.73%) Windows
3 28 (9.40%) Unix
4 12 (4.03%) Solaris
5 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.34%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.01%) HPUX
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (22.48%) MVC
3 62 (20.81%) Web Development
4 60 (20.13%) Front End Development
5 51 (17.11%) Scrum
6 47 (15.77%) OO
7 44 (14.77%) TDD
8 35 (11.74%) E-Commerce
9 34 (11.41%) OOP
10 28 (9.40%) Content Management
10 28 (9.40%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.40%) Unit Testing
11 23 (7.72%) Open Source
11 23 (7.72%) SDLC
12 21 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (6.04%) BDD
13 18 (6.04%) SOA
14 15 (5.03%) ITIL
14 15 (5.03%) Service Management
15 14 (4.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 268 (89.93%) JavaScript
2 106 (35.57%) Java
3 86 (28.86%) C#
4 78 (26.17%) SQL
5 54 (18.12%) PHP
6 33 (11.07%) Python
7 24 (8.05%) T-SQL
8 23 (7.72%) Perl
9 20 (6.71%) PL/SQL
10 14 (4.70%) Ruby
10 14 (4.70%) VB
11 13 (4.36%) VB6
11 13 (4.36%) VBA
12 9 (3.02%) C++
13 6 (2.01%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.34%) ActionScript
15 4 (1.34%) C
15 4 (1.34%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (6.71%) Degree
2 11 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) MCPD
6 3 (1.01%) MCSD
7 2 (0.67%) MCP
7 2 (0.67%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.67%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.34%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) WAI
2 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.34%) Docker
3 2 (0.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (2.68%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.67%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 50 (16.78%) Oracle
2 34 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.72%) IBM
4 20 (6.71%) Zend
5 15 (5.03%) EPiServer
6 14 (4.70%) Adobe
7 12 (4.03%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.68%) ForgeRock
9 6 (2.01%) ATG
10 5 (1.68%) Twitter
11 3 (1.01%) Blue Martini
11 3 (1.01%) Elastic Path
11 3 (1.01%) Interwoven
11 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.67%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.67%) SAP
12 2 (0.67%) Splunk
12 2 (0.67%) Sybase
13 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator
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