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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 384 303 234
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -69
Contract jobs citing XHTML 252 348 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 2.29% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 218 237
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £33.83 £39.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £37.80 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 £40.20 £29.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +62.00%

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
15641 15215 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 9806 9151
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 226 221 296
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -70 246 £375 +8.38% 88
London -21 109 £375 -0.66% 29
South East -14 44 £350 +5.26% 9
East of England +19 43 £363 -3.33% 6
Hertfordshire +3 25 £363 -3.33% 1
Hampshire +9 20 £350 - 3
North West -36 19 £425 +30.76% 15
Watford +6 14 £363 -3.33%
Essex -3 14 £425 +51.24% 2
City of London -12 13 £375 -2.28% 5
Basingstoke -2 12 £350 +16.66%
Berkshire +5 11 £408 +21.64% 1
West Midlands -3 11 £363 +11.53% 3
Manchester -26 11 £380 +16.92% 9
Basildon -2 7 £323 -
Yorkshire -44 7 £490 +199.23% 8
Birmingham +8 6 £375 +7.14%
Leicestershire 0 6 £255 +2.00% 1
Cheshire -8 6 £510 +4.08% 4
East Midlands -17 6 £255 -19.68% 6
Bracknell - 6 £408 -
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £281 -19.64% 1
South West -7 5 £350 +13.82% 9
West Yorkshire -45 5 £498 +203.81% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £375 -
Warrington -9 4 £515 +5.10% 1
Leeds -48 4 £505 +208.39% 1
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Cardiff -1 3 £400 -
Wales -3 3 £400 +10.34%

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 503 (100.00%) HTML
2 478 (95.03%) CSS
3 458 (91.05%) JavaScript
4 205 (40.76%) HTML5
5 189 (37.57%) jQuery
6 187 (37.18%) Ajax
7 186 (36.98%) XML
8 185 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
9 177 (35.19%) Java
10 162 (32.21%) SQL
11 126 (25.05%) Web Services
12 121 (24.06%) CSS3
13 111 (22.07%) TDD
14 108 (21.47%) E-Commerce
15 102 (20.28%) MySQL
16 98 (19.48%) OO
17 96 (19.09%) MVC
18 93 (18.49%) W3C
19 92 (18.29%) PHP
20 87 (17.30%) .NET
21 86 (17.10%) UNIX
22 85 (16.90%) Linux
22 85 (16.90%) J2EE
23 83 (16.50%) User Experience
24 80 (15.90%) JSP
25 76 (15.11%) C#
26 72 (14.31%) Scrum
27 67 (13.32%) SQL Server
28 66 (13.12%) ASP.NET
29 65 (12.92%) AngularJS

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (12.72%) CMS
2 60 (11.93%) WebSphere
3 34 (6.76%) Apache
4 28 (5.57%) Node.js
5 26 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.77%) IIS
6 24 (4.77%) JBoss
7 22 (4.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 20 (3.98%) WebLogic
8 20 (3.98%) Drupal
9 17 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (2.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.79%) GlassFish
12 8 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.39%) WordPress
13 7 (1.39%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.99%) Immediacy CMS
15 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.80%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 56 (11.13%) Photoshop
2 23 (4.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.39%) MS Office
3 7 (1.39%) MS Excel
4 5 (0.99%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.80%) GIMP
6 3 (0.60%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Tridion
2 7 (1.39%) Magento
3 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.40%) RMDS
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.59%) Office 365
3 5 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.80%) GitHub
5 3 (0.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.94%) Internet
2 21 (4.17%) HTTP
3 11 (2.19%) Intranet
4 9 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.99%) SSL
5 5 (0.99%) Skype
5 5 (0.99%) Extranet
6 3 (0.60%) FTP
7 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.40%) LDAP
7 2 (0.40%) LAN
7 2 (0.40%) Firewall
7 2 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (20.28%) MySQL
2 67 (13.32%) SQL Server
3 58 (11.53%) Relational Database
4 44 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 22 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.18%) DB2
7 11 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.99%) Redis
12 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.80%) Triplestore
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 52 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.94%) Ant
3 49 (9.74%) Eclipse
4 48 (9.54%) Subversion
5 37 (7.36%) Visual Studio
6 28 (5.57%) Grunt
7 22 (4.37%) Bower
7 22 (4.37%) Maven
8 19 (3.78%) Jasmine
9 14 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 14 (2.78%) JUnit
10 12 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.39%) JIRA
11 11 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
12 9 (1.79%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.39%) Log4j
13 7 (1.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 7 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (1.19%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 37 (7.36%) Finance
2 33 (6.56%) Marketing
3 18 (3.58%) Banking
4 16 (3.18%) Retail
5 12 (2.39%) Multimedia
6 10 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.79%) Back Office
7 9 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.99%) Publishing
9 4 (0.80%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Legal
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
10 3 (0.60%) French Language
10 3 (0.60%) German Language
10 3 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.40%) Front Office
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 424 (84.29%) Developer
2 92 (18.29%) Front-End Developer
3 65 (12.92%) Web Developer
4 59 (11.73%) Java Developer
5 46 (9.15%) PHP Developer
6 35 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.96%) .NET Developer
8 27 (5.37%) Architect
8 27 (5.37%) Designer
9 24 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (4.37%) UI Developer
11 22 (4.37%) UI Programmer
12 18 (3.58%) SharePoint Developer
12 18 (3.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 16 (3.18%) Web Designer
14 15 (2.98%) AWS Developer
15 14 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
16 12 (2.39%) Applications Developer
16 12 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (100.00%) HTML
2 478 (95.03%) CSS
3 205 (40.76%) HTML5
4 189 (37.57%) jQuery
5 187 (37.18%) Ajax
6 186 (36.98%) XML
7 126 (25.05%) Web Services
8 121 (24.06%) CSS3
9 87 (17.30%) .NET
10 85 (16.90%) J2EE
11 80 (15.90%) JSP
12 66 (13.12%) ASP.NET
13 65 (12.92%) AngularJS
14 58 (11.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 56 (11.13%) RESTful
16 52 (10.34%) JSTL
17 48 (9.54%) XSLT
17 48 (9.54%) Sass
17 48 (9.54%) Semantic HTML
18 43 (8.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.49%) W3C
2 83 (16.50%) User Experience
3 26 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.58%) Web 2.0
5 17 (3.38%) Graphic Design
6 13 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.39%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.99%) Social Media
11 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.80%) Replication
12 3 (0.60%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.40%) SecurID
13 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.40%) Wiki
13 2 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 86 (17.10%) UNIX
2 85 (16.90%) Linux
3 57 (11.33%) Windows
4 39 (7.75%) Solaris
5 11 (2.19%) Android
6 7 (1.39%) HPUX
7 5 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.99%) CentOS
8 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) SUSE
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (22.07%) TDD
3 108 (21.47%) E-Commerce
4 98 (19.48%) OO
5 96 (19.09%) MVC
6 72 (14.31%) Scrum
7 60 (11.93%) Content Management
8 55 (10.93%) Web Design
9 46 (9.15%) Web Development
10 45 (8.95%) SOA
11 39 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (7.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 31 (6.16%) BDD
12 31 (6.16%) DevOps
13 29 (5.77%) SEO
14 27 (5.37%) B2C
15 26 (5.17%) Functional Programming
16 22 (4.37%) Open Source
16 22 (4.37%) Analytics
17 20 (3.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 458 (91.05%) JavaScript
2 177 (35.19%) Java
3 162 (32.21%) SQL
4 92 (18.29%) PHP
5 76 (15.11%) C#
6 29 (5.77%) Clojure
7 24 (4.77%) Ruby
7 24 (4.77%) XPath
7 24 (4.77%) Perl
8 23 (4.57%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.78%) VB
9 14 (2.78%) Python
9 14 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.99%) PHP5
11 10 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.79%) VB6
12 9 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 41 (8.15%) Degree
2 18 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.99%) HND
6 3 (0.60%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.40%) PMP
7 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCITP
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.39%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) WCAG
3 2 (0.40%) WAI
3 2 (0.40%) TickIT
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.19%) Puppet
2 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.99%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.40%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 52 (10.34%) IBM
2 47 (9.34%) Adobe
3 28 (5.57%) Oracle
4 25 (4.97%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.78%) Zend
6 16 (3.18%) Google
7 14 (2.78%) Macromedia
8 8 (1.59%) FatWire
9 7 (1.39%) Blue Martini
9 7 (1.39%) Omniture
9 7 (1.39%) Elastic Path
9 7 (1.39%) Interwoven
9 7 (1.39%) ATG
9 7 (1.39%) Sencha
9 7 (1.39%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.19%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.19%) OpenText
10 6 (1.19%) RedDot
11 5 (0.99%) Telerik
11 5 (0.99%) EPiServer
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