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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 372 273 239
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -34
Contract jobs citing XHTML 257 380 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 2.56% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 221 220
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.00 £27.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.60% +16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.39 £28.85 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £41.80 £34.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
- +16.40%

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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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
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 6 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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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 -86 238 £375 +7.14% 126
London -78 93 £360 -4.00% 36
South East -4 42 £400 +19.40% 20
East of England -21 38 £400 +23.07% 5
City of London +18 22 £400 - 8
Yorkshire +2 22 £400 +60.00% 12
Essex +13 18 £400 +53.55%
Hertfordshire -20 18 £350 -5.08% 1
Berkshire -9 16 £400 +19.40% 5
West Midlands -17 15 £338 +3.84% 13
Watford -1 14 - -
Hampshire 0 12 £400 +14.28% 3
North Yorkshire +2 11 £400 +60.00% 1
South West +10 10 £383 +24.39% 9
West Yorkshire +2 10 £338 +22.72% 5
North West -27 10 £253 -18.54% 20
Harrogate +10 9 £400 - 1
Leeds -3 9 £344 +25.00% 1
Reading -6 8 £500 +49.25% 1
East Midlands -19 7 £230 -34.28% 10
County Antrim - 7 £375 -
Belfast - 7 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 7 £375 -
Basildon -3 6 £400 -
Oxfordshire -15 6 £375 - 6
Manchester -23 6 £250 -19.35% 13
Basingstoke +7 5 £335 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £288 -23.33%
Birmingham -5 4 £283 -33.52% 2
Cheshire -7 4 £401 +33.50% 1

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 486 (100.00%) HTML
2 455 (93.62%) CSS
3 439 (90.33%) JavaScript
4 251 (51.65%) jQuery
5 214 (44.03%) XML
6 199 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
7 187 (38.48%) Ajax
8 181 (37.24%) HTML5
9 179 (36.83%) SQL
10 141 (29.01%) Web Services
11 138 (28.40%) .NET
12 136 (27.98%) Java
13 125 (25.72%) CSS3
14 113 (23.25%) C#
15 111 (22.84%) OO
16 105 (21.60%) TDD
17 100 (20.58%) MVC
17 100 (20.58%) PHP
18 95 (19.55%) ASP.NET
19 92 (18.93%) CMS
20 89 (18.31%) Content Management
21 87 (17.90%) MySQL
22 86 (17.70%) Visual Studio
23 83 (17.08%) Scrum
23 83 (17.08%) User Experience
24 78 (16.05%) Windows
25 77 (15.84%) W3C
26 75 (15.43%) Linux
27 70 (14.40%) Web Development
28 68 (13.99%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (18.93%) CMS
2 47 (9.67%) WebSphere
3 44 (9.05%) IIS
4 30 (6.17%) Apache
5 27 (5.56%) Drupal
6 25 (5.14%) SharePoint
7 21 (4.32%) JBoss
8 20 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 20 (4.12%) Node.js
8 20 (4.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (2.47%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (1.65%) GlassFish
14 7 (1.44%) WordPress
15 6 (1.23%) Immediacy CMS
16 5 (1.03%) Liferay
16 5 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (9.47%) Photoshop
2 23 (4.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.03%) MS Office
5 5 (1.03%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.62%) GIMP
6 3 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.41%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.21%) Mingle
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Magento
2 4 (0.82%) Tridion
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.23%) Office 365
3 4 (0.82%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.62%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Yammer
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.58%) Intranet
2 27 (5.56%) Internet
2 27 (5.56%) HTTP
3 7 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.03%) Extranet
5 4 (0.82%) SSL
6 3 (0.62%) Skype
6 3 (0.62%) FTP
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.41%) DVB
7 2 (0.41%) Firewall
7 2 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.90%) MySQL
2 60 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 54 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.26%) DB2
8 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.03%) Redis
11 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.82%) Triplestore
12 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.62%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 86 (17.70%) Visual Studio
2 62 (12.76%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.67%) Subversion
4 46 (9.47%) Eclipse
5 43 (8.85%) Ant
6 29 (5.97%) Grunt
7 28 (5.76%) Maven
8 24 (4.94%) Axure RP
8 24 (4.94%) Jasmine
9 23 (4.73%) Jenkins
10 21 (4.32%) Bower
11 20 (4.12%) JUnit
12 18 (3.70%) SoapUI
13 17 (3.50%) JIRA
14 16 (3.29%) Dreamweaver
15 9 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 5 (1.03%) Fiddler
17 5 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 4 (0.82%) Toad
General
1 57 (11.73%) Finance
2 38 (7.82%) Marketing
3 18 (3.70%) Publishing
4 15 (3.09%) Banking
4 15 (3.09%) Multimedia
5 14 (2.88%) Retail
6 10 (2.06%) Back Office
6 10 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.65%) Legal
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
9 3 (0.62%) Advertising
9 3 (0.62%) Games
9 3 (0.62%) French Language
9 3 (0.62%) German Language
9 3 (0.62%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.41%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 445 (91.56%) Developer
2 85 (17.49%) Front-End Developer
3 66 (13.58%) Web Developer
4 61 (12.55%) Java Developer
5 42 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 41 (8.44%) PHP Developer
7 37 (7.61%) .NET Developer
8 33 (6.79%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.32%) CMS Developer
10 17 (3.50%) SharePoint Developer
11 15 (3.09%) Designer
12 14 (2.88%) Drupal Developer
12 14 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (2.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 13 (2.67%) UI Developer
13 13 (2.67%) UI Programmer
13 13 (2.67%) AWS Developer
13 13 (2.67%) Front-End Web Developer
14 12 (2.47%) Applications Developer
15 11 (2.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (100.00%) HTML
2 455 (93.62%) CSS
3 251 (51.65%) jQuery
4 214 (44.03%) XML
5 187 (38.48%) Ajax
6 181 (37.24%) HTML5
7 141 (29.01%) Web Services
8 138 (28.40%) .NET
9 125 (25.72%) CSS3
10 95 (19.55%) ASP.NET
11 68 (13.99%) XSLT
12 67 (13.79%) JSP
13 60 (12.35%) AngularJS
14 58 (11.93%) J2EE
15 57 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (9.67%) .NET Framework
16 47 (9.67%) WCF
17 45 (9.26%) SOAP
18 43 (8.85%) Sass
19 41 (8.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 83 (17.08%) User Experience
2 77 (15.84%) W3C
3 34 (7.00%) Open Source
4 30 (6.17%) Web 2.0
5 22 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.53%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.70%) Digital Media
7 10 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.23%) NHS
10 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.03%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.82%) Replication
12 3 (0.62%) DTV
12 3 (0.62%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.41%) Social Media
13 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.05%) Windows
2 75 (15.43%) Linux
3 61 (12.55%) UNIX
4 30 (6.17%) Solaris
5 15 (3.09%) Android
6 8 (1.65%) CentOS
6 8 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.62%) VMS
9 3 (0.62%) HPUX
10 2 (0.41%) SUSE
10 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (22.84%) OO
3 105 (21.60%) TDD
4 100 (20.58%) MVC
5 89 (18.31%) Content Management
6 83 (17.08%) Scrum
7 70 (14.40%) Web Development
8 59 (12.14%) E-Commerce
9 39 (8.02%) OOP
10 38 (7.82%) Web Design
11 35 (7.20%) SOA
12 33 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
13 31 (6.38%) BDD
14 28 (5.76%) OOD
14 28 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.53%) Multithreading
16 21 (4.32%) Digital Marketing
16 21 (4.32%) B2C
16 21 (4.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 439 (90.33%) JavaScript
2 179 (36.83%) SQL
3 136 (27.98%) Java
4 113 (23.25%) C#
5 100 (20.58%) PHP
6 29 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 21 (4.32%) XPath
8 17 (3.50%) Perl
9 14 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.67%) Ruby
11 11 (2.26%) PHP5
11 11 (2.26%) Clojure
11 11 (2.26%) Python
12 10 (2.06%) VB
12 10 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.85%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.65%) Scala
15 7 (1.44%) SPARQL
16 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 53 (10.91%) Degree
2 14 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.03%) HND
6 3 (0.62%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.62%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.41%) CIPD
8 1 (0.21%) MCITP
8 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.91%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) WCAG
3 3 (0.62%) WAI
4 2 (0.41%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (2.06%) Puppet
2 6 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.82%) WMI
3 4 (0.82%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.41%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 52 (10.70%) Oracle
1 52 (10.70%) Adobe
2 38 (7.82%) IBM
3 31 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.35%) Google
5 25 (5.14%) OpenText
6 21 (4.32%) Zend
7 20 (4.12%) RedDot
8 13 (2.67%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.65%) Capita
10 6 (1.23%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.03%) Facebook
11 5 (1.03%) Telerik
11 5 (1.03%) SAP
11 5 (1.03%) FatWire
11 5 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.82%) VMware
12 4 (0.82%) hybris
12 4 (0.82%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.62%) FrontRange
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Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day subject to experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £280 - £330 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
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Rate: £280 - £310 per day
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West Midlands
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Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £350 - 450 per day
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Leeds
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