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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 295 251 193
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -58
Contract jobs citing XHTML 366 403 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.75% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 2.63% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 230 365
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £23.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £19.90 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £41.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
15621 15299 15582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 28.62% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9921 9837 9564
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 270 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
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 2 September 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
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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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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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 -35 347 £350 - 162
London -26 138 £375 - 60
South East -18 58 £350 +9.80% 21
West Yorkshire +39 39 £165 -45.00% 12
Yorkshire +31 39 £165 -45.00% 18
Leeds +35 32 £160 -46.66% 7
North West -20 31 £350 +12.90% 11
City of London +6 28 £375 - 15
East of England -25 28 £338 -10.00% 6
Manchester -6 25 £350 +14.75% 6
South West -34 19 £325 +8.33% 15
West Midlands -14 18 £315 -4.54% 6
East Midlands +11 15 £325 +4.00% 15
Berkshire +4 13 £335 -4.28% 4
Hampshire -7 13 £350 -15.15% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £350 +64.70% 1
Birmingham +5 9 £315 -16.00% 2
Milton Keynes 0 9 £350 +64.70%
Essex -8 8 £313 -19.35%
Hertfordshire -22 8 £375 -16.66% 3
Reading +10 7 £350 - 2
Surrey 0 7 £300 -14.28% 5
Oxfordshire -7 7 - - 1
Watford -8 7 £375 - 1
Scotland -10 7 £225 - 4
Somerset -19 7 £325 +8.33% 2
Norfolk - 7 £288 - 1
Bath -4 6 £325 +11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £375 - 2
Leicestershire +4 5 £325 -10.34% 7

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 699 (100.00%) HTML
2 627 (89.70%) CSS
3 566 (80.97%) JavaScript
4 281 (40.20%) HTML5
5 268 (38.34%) jQuery
6 257 (36.77%) XML
7 195 (27.90%) Java
7 195 (27.90%) Ajax
8 177 (25.32%) CSS3
9 161 (23.03%) .NET
10 143 (20.46%) PHP
11 141 (20.17%) C#
12 137 (19.60%) SQL
13 132 (18.88%) OO
14 131 (18.74%) MVC
15 121 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
16 119 (17.02%) ASP.NET
17 118 (16.88%) Web Services
18 114 (16.31%) E-Commerce
19 112 (16.02%) Photoshop
20 104 (14.88%) MySQL
21 102 (14.59%) TDD
22 99 (14.16%) SQL Server
23 97 (13.88%) W3C
23 97 (13.88%) CMS
23 97 (13.88%) Web Development
24 95 (13.59%) Git (software)
25 93 (13.30%) JSP
26 85 (12.16%) Subversion
27 84 (12.02%) Linux

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 97 (13.88%) CMS
2 40 (5.72%) Apache
3 28 (4.01%) IIS
4 27 (3.86%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.43%) WebSphere
6 23 (3.29%) Node.js
7 20 (2.86%) WordPress
8 18 (2.58%) Drupal
9 17 (2.43%) Umbraco
9 17 (2.43%) Adobe CQ
10 12 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (1.43%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.00%) MQSeries
13 7 (1.00%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.72%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.72%) TeamSite
15 5 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 112 (16.02%) Photoshop
2 55 (7.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (3.15%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.14%) MS Office
5 7 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.86%) InDesign
7 5 (0.72%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.72%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.57%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.57%) GIMP
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.29%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.14%) MS Project
11 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) Magento
2 9 (1.29%) Tridion
3 4 (0.57%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.14%) GitHub
2 6 (0.86%) SaaS
3 5 (0.72%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.86%) Internet
2 19 (2.72%) HTTP
3 13 (1.86%) Intranet
4 9 (1.29%) FTP
5 5 (0.72%) SSL
6 3 (0.43%) SSH
7 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) LDAP
8 1 (0.14%) WAN
8 1 (0.14%) Firewall
8 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.88%) MySQL
2 99 (14.16%) SQL Server
3 56 (8.01%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.43%) RDBMS
4 17 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.14%) DB2
9 7 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.86%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.72%) Ingres
12 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.43%) Redis
13 2 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 95 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 85 (12.16%) Subversion
3 41 (5.87%) Dreamweaver
4 38 (5.44%) Mercurial
5 33 (4.72%) Visual Studio
6 30 (4.29%) Ant
6 30 (4.29%) Maven
7 29 (4.15%) Eclipse
8 25 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (3.43%) Grunt
10 22 (3.15%) JIRA
11 20 (2.86%) Jenkins
12 17 (2.43%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.72%) JUnit
14 9 (1.29%) Firebug
14 9 (1.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 9 (1.29%) FogBugz
14 9 (1.29%) Trac
15 8 (1.14%) Redmine
15 8 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 66 (9.44%) Finance
2 58 (8.30%) Retail
3 45 (6.44%) Marketing
4 35 (5.01%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.72%) Publishing
6 18 (2.58%) Legal
7 16 (2.29%) Advertising
8 13 (1.86%) Games
9 12 (1.72%) Banking
9 12 (1.72%) Back Office
10 10 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.57%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 592 (84.69%) Developer
2 177 (25.32%) Front-End Developer
3 86 (12.30%) Web Developer
4 60 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 59 (8.44%) .NET Developer
6 57 (8.15%) Designer
7 55 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 47 (6.72%) PHP Developer
9 41 (5.87%) Web Designer
9 41 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
10 39 (5.58%) UI Developer
11 35 (5.01%) C# Developer
12 29 (4.15%) UI Programmer
13 28 (4.01%) Analyst
14 27 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
15 21 (3.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 19 (2.72%) ASP.NET Developer
17 17 (2.43%) Software Developer
17 17 (2.43%) Front-End Web Developer
18 16 (2.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (100.00%) HTML
2 627 (89.70%) CSS
3 281 (40.20%) HTML5
4 268 (38.34%) jQuery
5 257 (36.77%) XML
6 195 (27.90%) Ajax
7 177 (25.32%) CSS3
8 161 (23.03%) .NET
9 119 (17.02%) ASP.NET
10 118 (16.88%) Web Services
11 93 (13.30%) JSP
12 83 (11.87%) XSLT
13 60 (8.58%) .NET Framework
14 58 (8.30%) XSL
15 56 (8.01%) JSTL
16 54 (7.73%) JSON
17 52 (7.44%) J2EE
18 51 (7.30%) Flash
18 51 (7.30%) Semantic HTML
19 48 (6.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.88%) W3C
2 46 (6.58%) Open Source
3 22 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.86%) Animation
5 19 (2.72%) Web 2.0
6 15 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.00%) Graphic Design
8 11 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.14%) Social Media
10 7 (1.00%) Data Conversion
11 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.72%) Online Games
12 5 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.57%) IPTV
14 3 (0.43%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.43%) DTV
14 3 (0.43%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.02%) Linux
2 62 (8.87%) UNIX
3 40 (5.72%) Windows
4 23 (3.29%) Solaris
5 14 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.86%) Android
7 7 (1.00%) HPUX
7 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.72%) Fedora
9 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.43%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (18.88%) OO
2 131 (18.74%) MVC
3 121 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (16.31%) E-Commerce
5 102 (14.59%) TDD
6 97 (13.88%) Web Development
7 81 (11.59%) Scrum
8 79 (11.30%) Content Management
9 63 (9.01%) Web Design
10 61 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 58 (8.30%) SEO
12 49 (7.01%) SOA
13 48 (6.87%) Unit Testing
14 47 (6.72%) OOP
15 36 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (4.15%) Project Management
17 28 (4.01%) Web Accessibility
18 25 (3.58%) Validation
18 25 (3.58%) Software Engineering
19 24 (3.43%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 566 (80.97%) JavaScript
2 195 (27.90%) Java
3 143 (20.46%) PHP
4 141 (20.17%) C#
5 137 (19.60%) SQL
6 38 (5.44%) Python
7 29 (4.15%) Ruby
8 24 (3.43%) PHP5
9 21 (3.00%) C++
10 19 (2.72%) Perl
11 18 (2.58%) Scala
12 14 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.72%) VBA
14 12 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.57%) XPath
15 11 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.29%) ActionScript
17 7 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (6.58%) Degree
2 23 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.57%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) MCP
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.58%) QA
2 12 (1.72%) WCAG
3 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) WAI
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) Section 508
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.29%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.14%) Varnish
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (10.73%) Adobe
2 50 (7.15%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.44%) Oracle
4 26 (3.72%) JBoss
5 24 (3.43%) IBM
5 24 (3.43%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.00%) Zend
6 14 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.00%) Twitter
7 12 (1.72%) FatWire
8 9 (1.29%) Interwoven
8 9 (1.29%) Facebook
9 8 (1.14%) SAP
9 8 (1.14%) Google
10 7 (1.00%) Elastic Path
10 7 (1.00%) RedDot
10 7 (1.00%) Blue Martini
10 7 (1.00%) ATG
11 4 (0.57%) Sybase
11 4 (0.57%) AccuRev
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