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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 362 227 229
Rank change year-on-year
-135 +2
Contract jobs citing XHTML 224 426 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.85% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 3.14% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 222 222
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Average hourly rate £22.04 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.47 £11.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.07 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%

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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -139 212 £350 +3.70% 127
London -90 89 £385 +10.00% 38
South East -31 52 £350 - 15
East of England -35 30 £375 +15.38% 7
City of London +11 24 £400 +14.28% 6
East Sussex +15 21 £200 -38.46%
Brighton +2 21 £200 -38.46%
East Midlands +1 14 £313 -3.84% 7
Berkshire +1 13 - - 4
Cambridgeshire -15 12 £375 +15.38%
Peterborough +9 11 £375 -
North West -28 11 £308 -12.14% 14
Manchester -20 9 £308 -12.14% 12
Hampshire -21 8 £400 +26.98% 3
South West -32 7 £325 +3.17% 19
Watford 0 6 - -
Hertfordshire -19 6 - - 2
Yorkshire -23 6 £363 +15.07% 9
Leicestershire +1 5 £325 - 3
Reading -1 5 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £210 -40.00% 1
Nottingham -10 5 £210 -42.06% 1
West Yorkshire -20 5 £356 +13.09% 6
Leicester +3 4 £325 - 2
Surrey -2 4 £355 - 2
Leeds -8 4 £350 +26.12% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £344 -14.06% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £375 - 2
County Antrim - 4 £375 - 2
Belfast - 4 £375 - 2

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 495 (100.00%) HTML
2 459 (92.73%) CSS
3 416 (84.04%) JavaScript
4 260 (52.53%) jQuery
5 206 (41.62%) XML
6 200 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (40.00%) HTML5
8 165 (33.33%) SQL
8 165 (33.33%) .NET
9 164 (33.13%) Ajax
10 140 (28.28%) Web Services
11 138 (27.88%) CSS3
12 133 (26.87%) C#
13 121 (24.44%) Java
14 109 (22.02%) ASP.NET
15 107 (21.62%) TDD
16 102 (20.61%) OO
17 96 (19.39%) Scrum
18 93 (18.79%) CMS
19 90 (18.18%) MVC
20 87 (17.58%) Visual Studio
21 86 (17.37%) Content Management
22 83 (16.77%) PHP
23 82 (16.57%) MySQL
23 82 (16.57%) W3C
24 75 (15.15%) User Experience
25 74 (14.95%) E-Commerce
25 74 (14.95%) XSLT
25 74 (14.95%) Web Development
26 72 (14.55%) Windows

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 93 (18.79%) CMS
2 42 (8.48%) IIS
3 29 (5.86%) SharePoint
4 28 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 26 (5.25%) Apache
5 26 (5.25%) Node.js
6 24 (4.85%) Drupal
7 17 (3.43%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (2.83%) Adobe CQ
10 13 (2.63%) Umbraco
10 13 (2.63%) WordPress
11 9 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (1.62%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.62%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.21%) Liferay
13 6 (1.21%) Alfresco
13 6 (1.21%) Orchard CMS
14 5 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 48 (9.70%) Photoshop
2 26 (5.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 19 (3.84%) MS Excel
4 12 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.01%) MS Office
6 4 (0.81%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.20%) GIMP
9 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Magento
2 6 (1.21%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.61%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.40%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.20%) Tridion
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.01%) GitHub
2 4 (0.81%) Office 365
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.61%) Yammer
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.67%) Intranet
2 31 (6.26%) Internet
3 22 (4.44%) HTTP
4 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.81%) FTP
5 4 (0.81%) Extranet
6 3 (0.61%) DVB
7 1 (0.20%) SSH
7 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (16.57%) MySQL
2 71 (14.34%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.21%) RavenDB
11 6 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.81%) MS Access
13 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.61%) Triplestore
15 2 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 87 (17.58%) Visual Studio
2 57 (11.52%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.48%) Subversion
4 35 (7.07%) Eclipse
5 28 (5.66%) Axure RP
6 27 (5.45%) Ant
7 21 (4.24%) Jenkins
7 21 (4.24%) Grunt
8 19 (3.84%) Dreamweaver
9 17 (3.43%) Maven
9 17 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (3.43%) SoapUI
10 15 (3.03%) JUnit
11 13 (2.63%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.42%) JIRA
13 8 (1.62%) Bower
14 7 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (1.01%) Selenium
15 5 (1.01%) Fiddler
15 5 (1.01%) Bitbucket
General
1 51 (10.30%) Finance
2 35 (7.07%) Marketing
3 21 (4.24%) Publishing
4 19 (3.84%) Retail
5 14 (2.83%) Back Office
6 10 (2.02%) Banking
7 9 (1.82%) Legal
8 8 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.41%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.01%) Games
11 4 (0.81%) Advertising
12 3 (0.61%) French Language
12 3 (0.61%) German Language
12 3 (0.61%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.40%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Electronics
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 444 (89.70%) Developer
2 83 (16.77%) Front-End Developer
3 62 (12.53%) Web Developer
4 52 (10.51%) Senior Developer
5 50 (10.10%) Java Developer
5 50 (10.10%) .NET Developer
6 42 (8.48%) C# Developer
7 24 (4.85%) PHP Developer
8 21 (4.24%) CMS Developer
9 20 (4.04%) Designer
9 20 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
11 15 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
11 15 (3.03%) Web Designer
12 14 (2.83%) UI Developer
12 14 (2.83%) UI Programmer
13 13 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
14 12 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (2.42%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (2.42%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (100.00%) HTML
2 459 (92.73%) CSS
3 260 (52.53%) jQuery
4 206 (41.62%) XML
5 198 (40.00%) HTML5
6 165 (33.33%) .NET
7 164 (33.13%) Ajax
8 140 (28.28%) Web Services
9 138 (27.88%) CSS3
10 109 (22.02%) ASP.NET
11 74 (14.95%) XSLT
12 60 (12.12%) J2EE
12 60 (12.12%) JSP
13 53 (10.71%) AngularJS
14 51 (10.30%) .NET Framework
15 50 (10.10%) SOAP
16 46 (9.29%) WCF
17 42 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (7.68%) Sass
19 37 (7.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.57%) W3C
2 75 (15.15%) User Experience
3 37 (7.47%) Open Source
4 35 (7.07%) Computer Science
5 34 (6.87%) Web 2.0
6 20 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.64%) Digital Media
8 16 (3.23%) NHS
8 16 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.22%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.82%) Animation
12 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.01%) Linked Data
12 5 (1.01%) Social Media
13 4 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.81%) GIS
13 4 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.81%) Social Network
14 3 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 72 (14.55%) Windows
2 56 (11.31%) UNIX
3 51 (10.30%) Linux
4 23 (4.65%) Solaris
5 16 (3.23%) Android
5 16 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.21%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.01%) CentOS
9 4 (0.81%) VMS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (21.62%) TDD
3 102 (20.61%) OO
4 96 (19.39%) Scrum
5 90 (18.18%) MVC
6 86 (17.37%) Content Management
7 74 (14.95%) Web Development
7 74 (14.95%) E-Commerce
8 49 (9.90%) Web Design
9 41 (8.28%) OOP
10 35 (7.07%) SOA
10 35 (7.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 34 (6.87%) OOD
12 27 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (5.05%) Validation
14 23 (4.65%) Multithreading
14 23 (4.65%) BDD
15 21 (4.24%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.24%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 416 (84.04%) JavaScript
2 165 (33.33%) SQL
3 133 (26.87%) C#
4 121 (24.44%) Java
5 83 (16.77%) PHP
6 31 (6.26%) Ruby
7 28 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.44%) Perl
9 21 (4.24%) Clojure
10 20 (4.04%) XPath
11 17 (3.43%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.63%) VB
13 10 (2.02%) PHP5
14 9 (1.82%) Scala
15 7 (1.41%) SPARQL
15 7 (1.41%) VB6
15 7 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.01%) ActionScript
18 4 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (12.93%) Degree
2 10 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.81%) VCP4
5 2 (0.40%) CIPD
5 2 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.23%) QA
2 10 (2.02%) WAI
3 7 (1.41%) WCAG
4 2 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.81%) WMI
2 3 (0.61%) Puppet
2 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (12.12%) Adobe
2 44 (8.89%) Oracle
3 42 (8.48%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.45%) Open Text
5 26 (5.25%) Google
6 24 (4.85%) RedDot
7 21 (4.24%) IBM
8 13 (2.63%) Sitecore
9 11 (2.22%) Zend
10 8 (1.62%) Capita
10 8 (1.62%) Facebook
11 7 (1.41%) hybris
12 5 (1.01%) EPiServer
12 5 (1.01%) Twitter
12 5 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.01%) FatWire
13 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.81%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.81%) Nintex
14 3 (0.61%) Sencha
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