The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
UK
Rank 500 483 398
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -85
Contract jobs citing XHTML 96 141 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.97% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 112 148
Median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-7.71% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +24.44%

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
14112 14564 13890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.12% 28.47% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9817 10041 9189
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 245 189
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XHTML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 93 £393 +4.66% 49
London +18 54 £400 -1.84% 12
South East +23 15 £388 +19.23% 6
Buckinghamshire - 8 £400 - 1
South West -4 7 £275 -26.66% 3
City of London -5 7 £413 +3.12% 4
Aylesbury - 7 £400 - 1
Hampshire +15 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Devon +2 5 £275 -15.38% 1
East Midlands -2 5 £150 -45.45% 8
East of England -7 5 £260 -37.34% 3
West Yorkshire +17 4 £420 +12.00% 6
Yorkshire +9 4 £420 +12.00% 7
Leeds +5 4 £420 +12.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 4 - - 4
Nottingham +2 4 - - 3
Exeter -1 4 £275 -15.38%
Essex -4 3 £260 -42.22%
North West +10 2 £120 -66.89% 5
Manchester +2 2 £120 -65.21% 4
Gloucestershire - 2 £365 -
Scotland +20 1 £350 +11.11%
Surrey +14 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £326 -1.21% 2
Darlington -1 1 - - 1
Durham -2 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -8 1 £360 -13.25%
North East -24 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £450 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £150 -

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XHTML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XHTML.

1 254 (100.00%) HTML
2 244 (96.06%) JavaScript
3 214 (84.25%) CSS
4 121 (47.64%) XML
5 115 (45.28%) jQuery
6 98 (38.58%) Ajax
7 81 (31.89%) CMS
8 76 (29.92%) HTML5
9 70 (27.56%) CSS3
10 68 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (26.77%) Java
11 67 (26.38%) Web Development
12 66 (25.98%) PHP
13 62 (24.41%) Web Services
14 61 (24.02%) C#
15 60 (23.62%) Front End Development
16 58 (22.83%) MVC
17 54 (21.26%) SQL
18 52 (20.47%) AngularJS
19 43 (16.93%) .NET
20 41 (16.14%) MySQL
20 41 (16.14%) SOAP
20 41 (16.14%) OO
21 39 (15.35%) JSP
22 36 (14.17%) TDD
22 36 (14.17%) ASP.NET
22 36 (14.17%) Apache
22 36 (14.17%) J2EE
23 35 (13.78%) SQL Server
24 34 (13.39%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (31.89%) CMS
2 36 (14.17%) Apache
3 23 (9.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 18 (7.09%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.94%) EPiServer
5 10 (3.94%) nginx
6 9 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.15%) Confluence
7 8 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.15%) Umbraco
7 8 (3.15%) WordPress
8 7 (2.76%) JBoss
8 7 (2.76%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (2.36%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.97%) IIS
10 5 (1.97%) Liferay
11 4 (1.57%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (8.27%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) HipChat
4 1 (0.39%) Mingle
4 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Magento
2 6 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) GitHub
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.94%) Internet
2 9 (3.54%) HTTP
3 4 (1.57%) LDAP
4 3 (1.18%) SNMP
4 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) Extranet
6 1 (0.39%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) LTE
6 1 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.14%) MySQL
2 35 (13.78%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.06%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.12%) DB2
5 11 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.94%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.36%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.57%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.18%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.79%) GIS
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.39%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 32 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.81%) Eclipse
3 29 (11.42%) Subversion
4 18 (7.09%) Ant
5 17 (6.69%) JIRA
6 16 (6.30%) Maven
7 13 (5.12%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.54%) gulp
9 8 (3.15%) JUnit
9 8 (3.15%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (2.76%) IntelliJ
10 7 (2.76%) Mocha
11 6 (2.36%) Grunt
12 5 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.97%) Gradle
12 5 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.57%) Appium
13 4 (1.57%) Calabash
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (13.39%) Finance
2 14 (5.51%) Banking
3 10 (3.94%) Marketing
4 9 (3.54%) Publishing
5 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.36%) Electronics
6 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.97%) Games
7 5 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.57%) Advertising
8 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.18%) Back Office
9 3 (1.18%) Retail
10 2 (0.79%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 212 (83.46%) Developer
2 49 (19.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 37 (14.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 34 (13.39%) Java Developer
5 31 (12.20%) Web Developer
6 27 (10.63%) .NET Developer
7 26 (10.24%) HTML Developer
8 25 (9.84%) HTML CSS Developer
9 21 (8.27%) ServiceNow Developer
10 19 (7.48%) C# Developer
10 19 (7.48%) Senior Developer
11 18 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (5.91%) Angular Developer
13 14 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (5.51%) Software Developer
14 13 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (5.12%) Technical Leader
15 12 (4.72%) .NET Software Developer
15 12 (4.72%) PHP Developer
15 12 (4.72%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (100.00%) HTML
2 214 (84.25%) CSS
3 121 (47.64%) XML
4 115 (45.28%) jQuery
5 98 (38.58%) Ajax
6 76 (29.92%) HTML5
7 70 (27.56%) CSS3
8 62 (24.41%) Web Services
9 52 (20.47%) AngularJS
10 43 (16.93%) .NET
11 41 (16.14%) SOAP
12 39 (15.35%) JSP
13 36 (14.17%) ASP.NET
13 36 (14.17%) J2EE
14 34 (13.39%) XSLT
15 30 (11.81%) LAMP
16 26 (10.24%) Node.js
16 26 (10.24%) Sass
17 23 (9.06%) LESS
17 23 (9.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.06%) User Experience
2 21 (8.27%) CMDB
3 5 (1.97%) W3C
4 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.18%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.79%) Smart Home
6 2 (0.79%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.39%) Animation
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.39%) Social Media
7 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.81%) Linux
2 17 (6.69%) Unix
3 11 (4.33%) Windows
4 9 (3.54%) Solaris
5 8 (3.15%) Android
6 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.18%) HPUX
8 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.38%) Web Development
3 60 (23.62%) Front End Development
4 58 (22.83%) MVC
5 41 (16.14%) OO
6 36 (14.17%) TDD
7 31 (12.20%) Open Source
8 26 (10.24%) SDLC
8 26 (10.24%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.45%) E-Commerce
10 22 (8.66%) ITIL
11 21 (8.27%) Asset Management
11 21 (8.27%) ITSM
11 21 (8.27%) Service Management
12 20 (7.87%) Scrum
12 20 (7.87%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.48%) Configuration Management
14 18 (7.09%) Content Management
14 18 (7.09%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (6.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 244 (96.06%) JavaScript
2 68 (26.77%) Java
3 66 (25.98%) PHP
4 61 (24.02%) C#
5 54 (21.26%) SQL
6 26 (10.24%) Python
7 16 (6.30%) Perl
8 14 (5.51%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.54%) C++
10 7 (2.76%) Scala
11 6 (2.36%) PHP 5
11 6 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.97%) Ruby
13 4 (1.57%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.57%) C
13 4 (1.57%) Groovy
13 4 (1.57%) VB
14 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.39%) HNC
3 1 (0.39%) HND
3 1 (0.39%) PMP
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.36%) Varnish
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Ansible
1 1 (0.39%) Control-M
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.39%) OpenView
1 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
1 1 (0.39%) Salt
1 1 (0.39%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 21 (8.27%) ServiceNow
2 18 (7.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.09%) Zend
3 14 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.12%) IBM
5 12 (4.72%) Oracle
6 9 (3.54%) Adobe
7 7 (2.76%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.36%) SAP
9 4 (1.57%) GigaSpaces
9 4 (1.57%) HP
10 3 (1.18%) ATG
10 3 (1.18%) Blue Martini
10 3 (1.18%) BMC
10 3 (1.18%) CA
10 3 (1.18%) Elastic Path
10 3 (1.18%) HEAT Software
10 3 (1.18%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.18%) Perforce
10 3 (1.18%) Sybase
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