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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 330 262 188
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -74
Contract jobs citing XHTML 328 388 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.74% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 2.56% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 223 365
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £22.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% -7.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.30%

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
15570 15180 15836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 28.80% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10092 9796 9484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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 23 September 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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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 -51 309 £349 -0.35% 162
London -39 114 £368 -2.00% 47
South East -24 55 £338 -3.57% 29
Yorkshire +33 41 £175 -41.66% 21
West Yorkshire +31 41 £175 -41.66% 11
Leeds +31 34 £175 -41.66% 6
City of London -4 24 £368 -11.44% 13
East of England -30 24 £375 +13.20% 5
North West -14 22 £325 -1.51% 17
West Midlands -5 19 £315 -4.54% 6
South West -32 18 £325 +8.33% 17
Manchester -17 16 £338 -3.57% 7
East Midlands +12 14 £350 - 16
Berkshire +9 13 £334 -1.03% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £350 - 1
Hampshire -9 11 £350 -12.50% 13
Milton Keynes +6 10 £350 -
Birmingham +2 10 £315 -16.00% 1
Scotland -13 9 £225 -39.18% 1
Reading +12 8 £344 +5.76% 2
Oxfordshire -9 8 £325 +103.12% 1
Hertfordshire -33 8 £375 +13.20% 2
Essex -9 7 £400 -11.11%
Bath -8 6 £325 +11.11% 2
Watford -10 6 £375 -
Somerset -22 6 £325 +8.33% 3
Norfolk - 6 £376 - 1
Wiltshire -4 5 £445 - 5
Surrey -7 5 £275 -22.80% 9
Glasgow -19 5 £238 -35.81% 1

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 663 (100.00%) HTML
2 599 (90.35%) CSS
3 530 (79.94%) JavaScript
4 280 (42.23%) HTML5
5 263 (39.67%) jQuery
6 232 (34.99%) XML
7 219 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (27.75%) Ajax
9 182 (27.45%) Java
10 177 (26.70%) CSS3
11 162 (24.43%) .NET
12 144 (21.72%) C#
13 134 (20.21%) SQL
14 130 (19.61%) PHP
15 126 (19.00%) MVC
16 125 (18.85%) OO
17 122 (18.40%) ASP.NET
18 112 (16.89%) Photoshop
19 111 (16.74%) Web Services
20 107 (16.14%) TDD
21 104 (15.69%) User Experience
22 101 (15.23%) CMS
22 101 (15.23%) E-Commerce
23 100 (15.08%) SQL Server
24 91 (13.73%) Git (software)
25 89 (13.42%) Web Development
25 89 (13.42%) MySQL
26 85 (12.82%) W3C
27 81 (12.22%) Scrum
28 77 (11.61%) Subversion

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 101 (15.23%) CMS
2 39 (5.88%) Apache
3 32 (4.83%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.37%) IIS
5 25 (3.77%) Node.js
6 23 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 21 (3.17%) WordPress
8 20 (3.02%) Adobe CQ
9 19 (2.87%) Drupal
10 18 (2.71%) Umbraco
11 16 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (1.66%) Tomcat
14 9 (1.36%) Alfresco
15 7 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.90%) TeamSite
16 6 (0.90%) Liferay
16 6 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 112 (16.89%) Photoshop
2 53 (7.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (2.87%) MS Excel
4 9 (1.36%) MS Office
5 7 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.75%) InDesign
7 5 (0.75%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.60%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.60%) GIMP
8 4 (0.60%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.30%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.21%) Magento
2 7 (1.06%) Tridion
3 4 (0.60%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.51%) GitHub
2 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.75%) Force.com
3 5 (0.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.52%) Internet
2 14 (2.11%) HTTP
3 11 (1.66%) Intranet
4 9 (1.36%) FTP
5 4 (0.60%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 89 (13.42%) MySQL
3 49 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.51%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.90%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.75%) Ingres
11 5 (0.75%) DB2
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.45%) MS Access
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.30%) Redis
14 1 (0.15%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 91 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 77 (11.61%) Subversion
3 38 (5.73%) Mercurial
3 38 (5.73%) Dreamweaver
4 37 (5.58%) Visual Studio
5 30 (4.52%) Eclipse
5 30 (4.52%) Maven
5 30 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (4.37%) Ant
7 23 (3.47%) JIRA
7 23 (3.47%) Grunt
8 22 (3.32%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.56%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.36%) JUnit
10 9 (1.36%) FogBugz
10 9 (1.36%) Trac
11 8 (1.21%) Redmine
11 8 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (1.21%) NUnit
12 6 (0.90%) Axure RP
General
1 60 (9.05%) Finance
2 51 (7.69%) Retail
3 46 (6.94%) Marketing
4 31 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.87%) Legal
6 16 (2.41%) Advertising
7 13 (1.96%) Publishing
7 13 (1.96%) Back Office
7 13 (1.96%) Games
8 9 (1.36%) Banking
8 9 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.60%) Electronics
10 3 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 559 (84.31%) Developer
2 165 (24.89%) Front-End Developer
3 88 (13.27%) Web Developer
4 60 (9.05%) Designer
5 57 (8.60%) .NET Developer
5 57 (8.60%) Java Developer
6 55 (8.30%) Senior Developer
7 45 (6.79%) Web Designer
8 41 (6.18%) PHP Developer
9 39 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (5.28%) UI Developer
11 32 (4.83%) C# Developer
12 28 (4.22%) UI Programmer
13 24 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (3.47%) Analyst
15 21 (3.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 19 (2.87%) Front-End Web Developer
16 19 (2.87%) ASP.NET Developer
17 16 (2.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 16 (2.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (100.00%) HTML
2 599 (90.35%) CSS
3 280 (42.23%) HTML5
4 263 (39.67%) jQuery
5 232 (34.99%) XML
6 184 (27.75%) Ajax
7 177 (26.70%) CSS3
8 162 (24.43%) .NET
9 122 (18.40%) ASP.NET
10 111 (16.74%) Web Services
11 77 (11.61%) JSP
12 69 (10.41%) XSLT
13 62 (9.35%) .NET Framework
14 59 (8.90%) XSL
15 54 (8.14%) Flash
16 53 (7.99%) AngularJS
17 52 (7.84%) J2EE
18 47 (7.09%) Semantic HTML
18 47 (7.09%) JSON
19 46 (6.94%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 104 (15.69%) User Experience
2 85 (12.82%) W3C
3 44 (6.64%) Open Source
4 20 (3.02%) Animation
4 20 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.56%) Web 2.0
6 14 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.11%) Graphic Design
7 11 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.06%) Social Media
10 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.75%) Online Games
11 5 (0.75%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.60%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.60%) IPTV
13 3 (0.45%) Blog
13 3 (0.45%) Social Network
13 3 (0.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.31%) Linux
2 57 (8.60%) UNIX
3 42 (6.33%) Windows
4 24 (3.62%) Solaris
5 12 (1.81%) Android
6 11 (1.66%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.75%) HPUX
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.45%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (19.00%) MVC
3 125 (18.85%) OO
4 107 (16.14%) TDD
5 101 (15.23%) E-Commerce
6 89 (13.42%) Web Development
7 81 (12.22%) Scrum
8 77 (11.61%) Content Management
9 58 (8.75%) SEO
10 57 (8.60%) Web Design
10 57 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 47 (7.09%) SOA
12 46 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 45 (6.79%) OOP
14 37 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (4.22%) Web Accessibility
16 26 (3.92%) Project Management
17 24 (3.62%) BDD
17 24 (3.62%) Software Engineering
18 19 (2.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 530 (79.94%) JavaScript
2 182 (27.45%) Java
3 144 (21.72%) C#
4 134 (20.21%) SQL
5 130 (19.61%) PHP
6 31 (4.68%) Python
7 29 (4.37%) Ruby
8 21 (3.17%) C++
9 20 (3.02%) PHP5
10 18 (2.71%) Scala
11 16 (2.41%) Perl
11 16 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.11%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.81%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.36%) XPath
14 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.21%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.06%) VBA
16 7 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (6.33%) Degree
2 22 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.60%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.45%) MCP
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.62%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) WCAG
3 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.30%) WAI
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (11.61%) Adobe
2 49 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.37%) Oracle
4 27 (4.07%) JBoss
5 23 (3.47%) Sitecore
5 23 (3.47%) IBM
6 14 (2.11%) Zend
6 14 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.81%) FatWire
8 11 (1.66%) Twitter
9 9 (1.36%) Facebook
10 8 (1.21%) Interwoven
10 8 (1.21%) RedDot
11 7 (1.06%) Google
11 7 (1.06%) SAP
12 6 (0.90%) ATG
13 5 (0.75%) Blue Martini
13 5 (0.75%) Elastic Path
14 4 (0.60%) Sybase
14 4 (0.60%) AccuRev
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6mths rolling contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vitamin T
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Vitamin T
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120 - £163 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago