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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 336 308 197
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -111
Contract jobs citing XHTML 284 308 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.60% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.14% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 162 319
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 £223 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.25 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -46 262 £350 +7.69% 109
London +27 111 £375 - 30
South East -20 57 £319 +51.78% 17
North West -9 30 £340 +11.93% 12
East of England -40 30 £375 +15.38% 5
Manchester -5 26 £350 +16.66% 9
City of London -2 18 £375 +7.14% 10
East Sussex +8 17 £180 -48.71% 3
Brighton +8 17 £180 -48.71% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 14 £375 +15.38% 2
Peterborough +4 13 £375 - 1
Surrey -2 13 £386 - 1
East Midlands +9 12 £325 +6.55% 11
Scotland -6 9 £283 -19.28% 1
Wales -17 9 £500 +140.96%
South West -26 9 £350 +50.53% 21
Buckinghamshire -12 8 £344 -1.78%
South Wales -14 7 £485 +223.33%
Guildford - 7 £368 -
Yorkshire -19 6 £325 -19.75% 8
West Sussex 0 5 £425 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -9 5 £250 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire -12 5 £350 +27.27% 5
Leicestershire +12 4 £319 +4.50% 4
Reading +11 4 - -
Crawley +5 4 £425 - 1
Leeds -6 4 £350 - 2
Norfolk -6 4 £313 +45.34%
Glasgow -7 4 £262 -29.12% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £300 -

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 621 (100.00%) HTML
2 592 (95.33%) CSS
3 509 (81.96%) JavaScript
4 310 (49.92%) jQuery
5 258 (41.55%) HTML5
6 235 (37.84%) XML
7 231 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (29.63%) .NET
9 182 (29.31%) Ajax
10 173 (27.86%) CSS3
11 164 (26.41%) SQL
12 156 (25.12%) C#
13 136 (21.90%) Web Services
14 134 (21.58%) Java
15 127 (20.45%) ASP.NET
16 125 (20.13%) MVC
17 121 (19.48%) OO
18 113 (18.20%) TDD
19 105 (16.91%) User Experience
20 104 (16.75%) CMS
21 101 (16.26%) Photoshop
22 95 (15.30%) SQL Server
22 95 (15.30%) W3C
23 94 (15.14%) E-Commerce
24 93 (14.98%) Scrum
25 92 (14.81%) Git (software)
26 87 (14.01%) Content Management
26 87 (14.01%) Visual Studio
27 85 (13.69%) Adobe
28 81 (13.04%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 104 (16.75%) CMS
2 37 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.64%) IIS
4 31 (4.99%) Apache
5 28 (4.51%) WebSphere
6 26 (4.19%) Node.js
7 25 (4.03%) Drupal
8 20 (3.22%) WordPress
9 19 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (2.74%) Adobe CQ
11 16 (2.58%) Tomcat
12 14 (2.25%) Umbraco
13 12 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (1.45%) Alfresco
15 8 (1.29%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.13%) Liferay
17 6 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
18 5 (0.81%) Railo
18 5 (0.81%) ColdFusion
18 5 (0.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 101 (16.26%) Photoshop
2 46 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (3.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (3.06%) MS Excel
5 10 (1.61%) MS Office
6 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.64%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.48%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.48%) InDesign
8 3 (0.48%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.32%) GIMP
10 1 (0.16%) MS Project
10 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.16%) Mingle
10 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Magento
2 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.64%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.32%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.32%) Tridion
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.61%) GitHub
2 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.64%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.48%) Office 365
4 3 (0.48%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.15%) Internet
2 25 (4.03%) Intranet
3 16 (2.58%) HTTP
4 9 (1.45%) FTP
5 5 (0.81%) SSL
6 3 (0.48%) DVB
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (15.30%) SQL Server
2 81 (13.04%) MySQL
3 35 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.54%) MongoDB
5 19 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.81%) RavenDB
11 5 (0.81%) MS Access
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.64%) Redis
13 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.32%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 92 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 87 (14.01%) Visual Studio
3 61 (9.82%) Subversion
4 40 (6.44%) Dreamweaver
5 37 (5.96%) Eclipse
6 32 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (4.67%) Jenkins
8 26 (4.19%) JIRA
9 23 (3.70%) Ant
10 21 (3.38%) Axure RP
11 19 (3.06%) Mercurial
12 16 (2.58%) Maven
13 14 (2.25%) Grunt
14 13 (2.09%) Jasmine
14 13 (2.09%) JUnit
15 11 (1.77%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.29%) NUnit
17 7 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 6 (0.97%) IntelliJ
18 6 (0.97%) FogBugz
General
1 50 (8.05%) Finance
2 44 (7.09%) Marketing
3 29 (4.67%) Retail
4 20 (3.22%) Legal
5 18 (2.90%) Publishing
6 15 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.45%) Banking
7 9 (1.45%) Games
7 9 (1.45%) Advertising
8 7 (1.13%) Back Office
9 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.48%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.32%) French Language
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 524 (84.38%) Developer
2 134 (21.58%) Front-End Developer
3 81 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 66 (10.63%) .NET Developer
5 60 (9.66%) Designer
6 59 (9.50%) Senior Developer
7 48 (7.73%) C# Developer
7 48 (7.73%) Java Developer
8 47 (7.57%) Web Designer
9 28 (4.51%) PHP Developer
10 26 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (3.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (3.22%) Front-End Web Developer
12 17 (2.74%) UI Developer
12 17 (2.74%) CMS Developer
13 16 (2.58%) Analyst
13 16 (2.58%) UI Programmer
14 14 (2.25%) Software Engineer
15 13 (2.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (100.00%) HTML
2 592 (95.33%) CSS
3 310 (49.92%) jQuery
4 258 (41.55%) HTML5
5 235 (37.84%) XML
6 184 (29.63%) .NET
7 182 (29.31%) Ajax
8 173 (27.86%) CSS3
9 136 (21.90%) Web Services
10 127 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 81 (13.04%) XSLT
12 66 (10.63%) JSP
12 66 (10.63%) .NET Framework
13 63 (10.14%) J2EE
14 58 (9.34%) SOAP
15 52 (8.37%) XSL
16 51 (8.21%) Flash
17 49 (7.89%) WCF
17 49 (7.89%) AngularJS
18 46 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (16.91%) User Experience
2 95 (15.30%) W3C
3 38 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 32 (5.15%) Open Source
5 29 (4.67%) Web 2.0
6 21 (3.38%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.42%) Digital Media
8 15 (2.42%) Animation
9 14 (2.25%) NHS
10 13 (2.09%) Graphic Design
11 10 (1.61%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.13%) Social Network
12 7 (1.13%) Social Media
13 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.81%) Online Games
15 4 (0.64%) GIS
15 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.64%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.50%) Windows
2 50 (8.05%) Linux
3 47 (7.57%) UNIX
4 22 (3.54%) Solaris
5 16 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.09%) Android
7 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.97%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.81%) CentOS
9 4 (0.64%) VMS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (20.13%) MVC
3 121 (19.48%) OO
4 113 (18.20%) TDD
5 94 (15.14%) E-Commerce
6 93 (14.98%) Scrum
7 87 (14.01%) Content Management
8 80 (12.88%) Web Development
9 67 (10.79%) Web Design
10 49 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 44 (7.09%) SEO
11 44 (7.09%) OOP
12 36 (5.80%) SOA
13 34 (5.48%) Unit Testing
14 32 (5.15%) Web Accessibility
14 32 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (4.83%) OOD
16 27 (4.35%) Project Management
16 27 (4.35%) Validation
17 22 (3.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 509 (81.96%) JavaScript
2 164 (26.41%) SQL
3 156 (25.12%) C#
4 134 (21.58%) Java
5 81 (13.04%) PHP
6 34 (5.48%) Ruby
7 33 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.22%) XPath
9 19 (3.06%) Perl
10 16 (2.58%) Clojure
11 15 (2.42%) Scala
11 15 (2.42%) PHP5
12 13 (2.09%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.93%) VB
14 11 (1.77%) C++
15 10 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.61%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.29%) Python
17 6 (0.97%) VB6
17 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (9.50%) Degree
2 12 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.64%) MCP
5 2 (0.32%) CIPD
5 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.03%) QA
2 10 (1.61%) WAI
3 8 (1.29%) WCAG
4 2 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) WMI
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (13.69%) Adobe
2 53 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.12%) Oracle
4 23 (3.70%) RedDot
5 21 (3.38%) IBM
6 20 (3.22%) Open Text
6 20 (3.22%) Google
7 16 (2.58%) Zend
8 11 (1.77%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.61%) Twitter
10 8 (1.29%) FatWire
10 8 (1.29%) Facebook
11 6 (0.97%) SAP
11 6 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.81%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.81%) Capita
12 5 (0.81%) hybris
13 4 (0.64%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.48%) Interwoven
14 3 (0.48%) Stellent
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Posted: 5 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandwich
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £18000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: c. £300/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago