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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 365 258 204
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -54
Contract jobs citing XHTML 225 349 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 2.65% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 175 263
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £11.25 £20.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -40.00%

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
13771 13183 12660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 27.06% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9272 8349 8016
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 283 330
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -118 206 £350 +7.69% 152
London -35 78 £369 +9.25% 45
South East -36 51 £313 -3.84% 26
East of England -18 30 £375 +15.38% 10
East Sussex +11 25 £190 -41.53% 1
Brighton +5 25 £190 -41.53% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 16 £375 +15.38%
East Midlands +15 15 £325 - 9
Peterborough +5 15 £375 -
City of London -5 15 £375 +11.11% 8
Manchester -12 13 £325 -10.34% 19
North West -20 13 £325 -10.34% 24
Wales -6 9 £500 +88.67% 1
Berkshire -8 8 - - 5
Scotland -14 7 £283 -
Yorkshire -27 7 £363 -3.33% 9
South Wales - 7 £485 - 1
West Yorkshire -7 6 £356 +9.61% 7
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £344 -14.06% 1
South West -27 6 £325 +12.06% 24
Cardiff - 6 £500 - 1
Leicestershire +10 5 £325 - 2
Reading +3 5 - - 3
Watford 0 5 - - 3
Surrey -8 5 £344 - 3
Leeds -14 5 £350 +45.83% 4
Hertfordshire -15 5 - - 6
Glasgow -10 4 £262 -7.16%
Hampshire -26 4 £300 -4.76% 9
Leicester - 4 £325 - 2

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 543 (100.00%) HTML
2 512 (94.29%) CSS
3 450 (82.87%) JavaScript
4 281 (51.75%) jQuery
5 224 (41.25%) XML
6 221 (40.70%) HTML5
7 217 (39.96%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (32.78%) .NET
9 163 (30.02%) Ajax
10 162 (29.83%) SQL
11 155 (28.55%) CSS3
12 139 (25.60%) C#
13 132 (24.31%) Web Services
14 126 (23.20%) Java
15 118 (21.73%) ASP.NET
16 109 (20.07%) TDD
17 106 (19.52%) OO
18 102 (18.78%) MVC
19 101 (18.60%) CMS
20 100 (18.42%) Scrum
21 89 (16.39%) Visual Studio
22 88 (16.21%) W3C
23 86 (15.84%) Content Management
23 86 (15.84%) User Experience
24 83 (15.29%) Git (software)
25 82 (15.10%) MySQL
26 81 (14.92%) E-Commerce
27 77 (14.18%) XSLT
28 75 (13.81%) Web Development
29 73 (13.44%) SQL Server

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 101 (18.60%) CMS
2 38 (7.00%) IIS
3 31 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.97%) Apache
5 26 (4.79%) Drupal
6 25 (4.60%) WebSphere
7 24 (4.42%) Node.js
8 20 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (3.31%) Tomcat
9 18 (3.31%) WordPress
10 14 (2.58%) Umbraco
10 14 (2.58%) Adobe CQ
11 13 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (1.66%) Alfresco
13 9 (1.66%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.47%) Liferay
15 6 (1.10%) Orchard CMS
16 5 (0.92%) Railo
16 5 (0.92%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 62 (11.42%) Photoshop
2 27 (4.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 22 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (3.31%) MS Excel
5 7 (1.29%) MS Office
6 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.55%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.18%) Mingle
9 1 (0.18%) GIMP
9 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Magento
2 5 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.55%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.37%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.66%) GitHub
2 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.74%) Office 365
2 4 (0.74%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.34%) Intranet
2 28 (5.16%) Internet
3 17 (3.13%) HTTP
4 5 (0.92%) FTP
5 3 (0.55%) DVB
5 3 (0.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) SSH
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.10%) MySQL
2 73 (13.44%) SQL Server
3 28 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.10%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.74%) MS Access
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.55%) Redis
14 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.37%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 89 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 83 (15.29%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.02%) Subversion
4 38 (7.00%) Eclipse
5 28 (5.16%) Axure RP
5 28 (5.16%) Jenkins
6 27 (4.97%) Dreamweaver
7 25 (4.60%) JIRA
8 20 (3.68%) Ant
8 20 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (3.31%) Grunt
10 17 (3.13%) Maven
11 16 (2.95%) Mercurial
12 13 (2.39%) SoapUI
12 13 (2.39%) Jasmine
12 13 (2.39%) JUnit
13 7 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (1.10%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.10%) Bower
15 5 (0.92%) Fiddler
General
1 51 (9.39%) Finance
2 33 (6.08%) Marketing
3 21 (3.87%) Publishing
4 17 (3.13%) Retail
5 13 (2.39%) Legal
6 9 (1.66%) Banking
7 8 (1.47%) Back Office
7 8 (1.47%) Games
8 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.10%) Advertising
10 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 478 (88.03%) Developer
2 115 (21.18%) Front-End Developer
3 65 (11.97%) Web Developer
4 58 (10.68%) .NET Developer
5 56 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 47 (8.66%) Java Developer
7 46 (8.47%) C# Developer
8 30 (5.52%) Designer
9 25 (4.60%) PHP Developer
10 24 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.87%) CMS Developer
11 21 (3.87%) Web Designer
12 19 (3.50%) UI Developer
12 19 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (3.50%) UI Programmer
12 19 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (3.31%) Drupal Developer
14 16 (2.95%) Front-End Web Developer
15 13 (2.39%) Senior .NET Developer
16 12 (2.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (100.00%) HTML
2 512 (94.29%) CSS
3 281 (51.75%) jQuery
4 224 (41.25%) XML
5 221 (40.70%) HTML5
6 178 (32.78%) .NET
7 163 (30.02%) Ajax
8 155 (28.55%) CSS3
9 132 (24.31%) Web Services
10 118 (21.73%) ASP.NET
11 77 (14.18%) XSLT
12 61 (11.23%) J2EE
13 60 (11.05%) JSP
14 57 (10.50%) .NET Framework
15 56 (10.31%) AngularJS
16 52 (9.58%) SOAP
17 46 (8.47%) XSL
17 46 (8.47%) Sass
18 45 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 45 (8.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.21%) W3C
2 86 (15.84%) User Experience
3 37 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.45%) Open Source
5 34 (6.26%) Web 2.0
6 21 (3.87%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.76%) NHS
9 12 (2.21%) Digital Media
9 12 (2.21%) Animation
10 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.29%) Social Media
12 6 (1.10%) Social Network
13 5 (0.92%) Linked Data
13 5 (0.92%) Online Games
14 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.74%) GIS
15 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.31%) Windows
2 45 (8.29%) UNIX
3 40 (7.37%) Linux
4 20 (3.68%) Solaris
5 16 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.03%) Android
7 6 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.92%) CentOS
9 4 (0.74%) VMS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (39.96%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (20.07%) TDD
3 106 (19.52%) OO
4 102 (18.78%) MVC
5 100 (18.42%) Scrum
6 86 (15.84%) Content Management
7 81 (14.92%) E-Commerce
8 75 (13.81%) Web Development
9 54 (9.94%) Web Design
10 48 (8.84%) OOP
11 41 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
12 33 (6.08%) SOA
13 32 (5.89%) OOD
14 29 (5.34%) Unit Testing
14 29 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (4.79%) SEO
16 25 (4.60%) BDD
17 23 (4.24%) Validation
17 23 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (4.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 450 (82.87%) JavaScript
2 162 (29.83%) SQL
3 139 (25.60%) C#
4 126 (23.20%) Java
5 71 (13.08%) PHP
6 31 (5.71%) Ruby
6 31 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.68%) XPath
8 19 (3.50%) Perl
9 18 (3.31%) Clojure
10 15 (2.76%) Scala
10 15 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.39%) PHP5
12 11 (2.03%) VB
13 9 (1.66%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.29%) C++
16 6 (1.10%) Python
16 6 (1.10%) VB6
17 5 (0.92%) CFML
Qualifications
1 60 (11.05%) Degree
2 11 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.74%) MCP
5 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) CIPD
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.50%) QA
2 10 (1.84%) WAI
3 8 (1.47%) WCAG
4 2 (0.37%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.37%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (12.52%) Adobe
2 45 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.00%) Oracle
4 27 (4.97%) Open Text
5 26 (4.79%) RedDot
5 26 (4.79%) Google
6 18 (3.31%) IBM
7 15 (2.76%) Sitecore
8 13 (2.39%) Zend
9 8 (1.47%) Facebook
9 8 (1.47%) Capita
10 6 (1.10%) SAP
10 6 (1.10%) hybris
10 6 (1.10%) Twitter
11 5 (0.92%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.74%) FatWire
13 3 (0.55%) GigaSpaces
13 3 (0.55%) EPiServer
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Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £120 to £120 per day Fixed rate
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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London
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London
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London
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Rate: £400 per day
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London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Leeds
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - 12 month contract, Immediate start
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
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Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
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London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
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Oxfordshire
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Guildford
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Rate: £250 - £290 per day
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