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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 287 232 192
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -40
Contract jobs citing XHTML 361 419 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.82% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 2.93% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 239 345
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 £200 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £13.61 £14.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £28.60 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 31 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 31 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 -65 320 £350 +1.44% 178
London -22 142 £375 +7.14% 41
North West -12 38 £350 - 19
South East -47 36 £333 +2.30% 31
West Yorkshire +33 32 £161 -19.37% 12
Yorkshire +29 32 £161 -42.66% 19
City of London -6 32 £378 +7.85% 10
Leeds +22 30 £161 -19.37% 5
Scotland +4 28 £330 +22.03% 5
East of England -36 25 £375 +17.64% 9
Manchester -13 20 £325 +11.11% 12
Edinburgh -6 18 £450 +100.00% 2
West Midlands -20 17 £325 - 8
South West -20 16 £308 -1.60% 18
East Midlands -1 13 £368 +33.63% 20
Hampshire -18 13 £350 -12.50% 6
Berkshire -1 11 £333 -5.00% 5
Cheshire -1 11 £490 +30.66% 4
Somerset -7 11 £308 +2.50% 5
Warrington - 11 £490 -
Bath +5 10 £308 +5.12% 1
Hertfordshire -13 9 £375 -16.66% 2
Essex -10 8 £300 +13.20% 2
Glasgow +4 7 £238 -24.60% 2
Watford -2 7 £375 - 1
Birmingham +1 5 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £350 +64.70% 5
Milton Keynes -5 5 £350 +64.70% 3
Lancashire -7 5 £473 +35.00% 3
Wales -10 5 £350 +44.32% 3

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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
2 676 (88.95%) CSS
3 624 (82.11%) JavaScript
4 289 (38.03%) jQuery
5 285 (37.50%) HTML5
6 259 (34.08%) XML
7 241 (31.71%) Ajax
8 211 (27.76%) Java
9 193 (25.39%) CSS3
10 170 (22.37%) .NET
11 155 (20.39%) PHP
12 154 (20.26%) OO
13 153 (20.13%) C#
14 144 (18.95%) E-Commerce
15 141 (18.55%) MVC
16 136 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
17 135 (17.76%) ASP.NET
18 133 (17.50%) SQL
19 126 (16.58%) Web Services
20 119 (15.66%) JSP
21 118 (15.53%) Photoshop
21 118 (15.53%) CMS
22 116 (15.26%) SQL Server
23 114 (15.00%) W3C
24 112 (14.74%) MySQL
25 106 (13.95%) Web Development
26 101 (13.29%) TDD
27 99 (13.03%) XSLT
28 97 (12.76%) Linux
29 91 (11.97%) Scrum

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 118 (15.53%) CMS
2 46 (6.05%) Apache
3 28 (3.68%) IIS
3 28 (3.68%) WordPress
4 26 (3.42%) Umbraco
4 26 (3.42%) WebSphere
5 25 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.89%) Node.js
7 20 (2.63%) Drupal
8 13 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
9 12 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.45%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.18%) Alfresco
12 8 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.79%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 118 (15.53%) Photoshop
2 60 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (4.87%) 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%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.66%) MS Office
8 4 (0.53%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.53%) GIMP
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.26%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Tridion
2 11 (1.45%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.45%) Magento
3 8 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.66%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.79%) SaaS
2 6 (0.79%) Force.com
3 5 (0.66%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.26%) Internet
2 19 (2.50%) Intranet
3 17 (2.24%) HTTP
4 9 (1.18%) FTP
5 7 (0.92%) Extranet
6 3 (0.39%) SSL
7 2 (0.26%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) IPsec
8 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) LDAP
8 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 112 (14.74%) MySQL
3 60 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (2.89%) RDBMS
5 20 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.58%) DB2
7 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.05%) Ingres
9 8 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.79%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.39%) MS Access
12 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 90 (11.84%) Subversion
2 84 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 38 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 37 (4.87%) Mercurial
5 33 (4.34%) Ant
6 32 (4.21%) Dreamweaver
7 30 (3.95%) Maven
8 29 (3.82%) Eclipse
9 26 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (3.42%) Jenkins
10 22 (2.89%) Grunt
11 17 (2.24%) Jasmine
12 14 (1.84%) JUnit
13 13 (1.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 12 (1.58%) JIRA
14 12 (1.58%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.45%) Axure RP
15 11 (1.45%) Log4j
16 10 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (1.18%) Firebug
General
1 68 (8.95%) Finance
2 66 (8.68%) Retail
3 43 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 37 (4.87%) Marketing
5 26 (3.42%) Publishing
6 23 (3.03%) 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%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 636 (83.68%) Developer
2 189 (24.87%) Front-End Developer
3 100 (13.16%) Web Developer
4 72 (9.47%) Designer
5 65 (8.55%) Java Developer
6 58 (7.63%) .NET Developer
7 57 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 48 (6.32%) PHP Developer
9 43 (5.66%) Web Designer
10 40 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 39 (5.13%) UI Developer
12 38 (5.00%) C# Developer
12 38 (5.00%) Analyst
13 30 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (3.82%) UI Programmer
15 24 (3.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 23 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
17 19 (2.50%) Software Developer
18 18 (2.37%) ASP.NET Developer
19 17 (2.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (100.00%) HTML
2 676 (88.95%) CSS
3 289 (38.03%) jQuery
4 285 (37.50%) HTML5
5 259 (34.08%) XML
6 241 (31.71%) Ajax
7 193 (25.39%) CSS3
8 170 (22.37%) .NET
9 135 (17.76%) ASP.NET
10 126 (16.58%) Web Services
11 119 (15.66%) JSP
12 99 (13.03%) XSLT
13 76 (10.00%) JSTL
14 63 (8.29%) JSON
15 60 (7.89%) .NET Framework
16 57 (7.50%) Semantic HTML
17 51 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (6.32%) J2EE
19 40 (5.26%) AngularJS
20 39 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (15.00%) W3C
2 57 (7.50%) Open Source
3 23 (3.03%) Web 2.0
3 23 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.76%) Graphic Design
5 20 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.24%) Animation
7 14 (1.84%) Data Conversion
8 10 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.92%) Social Media
11 6 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.53%) IPTV
13 4 (0.53%) New Media
13 4 (0.53%) Social Network
14 3 (0.39%) Blog
14 3 (0.39%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 97 (12.76%) Linux
2 68 (8.95%) UNIX
3 49 (6.45%) Windows
4 24 (3.16%) Solaris
5 22 (2.89%) Android
6 19 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.84%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.45%) HPUX
8 11 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.66%) Fedora
12 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (20.26%) OO
2 144 (18.95%) E-Commerce
3 141 (18.55%) MVC
4 136 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (13.95%) Web Development
6 101 (13.29%) TDD
7 91 (11.97%) Scrum
8 87 (11.45%) Content Management
9 75 (9.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 71 (9.34%) Web Design
11 66 (8.68%) SEO
12 55 (7.24%) OOP
13 53 (6.97%) SOA
14 50 (6.58%) Unit Testing
15 44 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (4.34%) Project Management
17 32 (4.21%) Web Accessibility
18 31 (4.08%) BDD
19 28 (3.68%) Migration
20 27 (3.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 624 (82.11%) JavaScript
2 211 (27.76%) Java
3 155 (20.39%) PHP
4 153 (20.13%) C#
5 133 (17.50%) SQL
6 43 (5.66%) Python
7 32 (4.21%) PHP5
8 29 (3.82%) Ruby
9 24 (3.16%) Perl
10 19 (2.50%) C++
10 19 (2.50%) VBA
11 16 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.11%) XPath
12 15 (1.97%) Scala
12 15 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.32%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (6.97%) Degree
2 29 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.53%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSD
7 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.89%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.32%) WCAG
3 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.53%) SLA
5 3 (0.39%) WAI
5 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) Section 508
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.13%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.45%) Nagios
2 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (10.00%) Adobe
2 58 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.66%) Oracle
4 31 (4.08%) JBoss
5 25 (3.29%) IBM
6 24 (3.16%) Sitecore
7 20 (2.63%) Zend
8 16 (2.11%) Twitter
9 15 (1.97%) Google
10 14 (1.84%) Interwoven
11 13 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.58%) FatWire
13 11 (1.45%) ATG
13 11 (1.45%) Blue Martini
13 11 (1.45%) Elastic Path
14 10 (1.32%) Facebook
15 8 (1.05%) Serena
15 8 (1.05%) SAP
16 7 (0.92%) Venda
17 5 (0.66%) RedDot
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £170 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £330 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago