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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 328 268 197
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -71
Contract jobs citing XHTML 320 387 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.73% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 2.54% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 221 360
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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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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 -61 301 £350 - 163
London -42 114 £375 - 50
South East -36 51 £344 +8.91% 26
Yorkshire +22 41 £175 -41.66% 15
West Yorkshire +36 40 £175 -41.66% 8
Leeds +34 32 £175 -41.66% 5
City of London +8 25 £368 -11.44% 10
East of England -22 25 £375 +13.20% 6
North West -16 24 £325 +4.83% 23
Manchester -17 17 £338 +2.27% 12
South West -39 17 £325 +8.33% 16
West Midlands -17 14 £320 -3.03% 10
East Midlands +14 13 £350 - 13
Berkshire +3 13 £334 +67.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £350 - 3
Milton Keynes +4 10 £350 -
Oxfordshire -13 9 £338 +110.93% 2
Scotland -13 9 £225 -39.18% 2
Reading +24 8 £344 +71.87% 3
Birmingham -1 8 £315 -16.00% 2
Essex -8 8 £413 -8.33% 1
Hampshire -19 7 £350 +64.70% 7
Hertfordshire -35 7 £375 +13.20% 3
Norfolk - 7 £389 - 1
Norwich - 7 £389 - 1
Swindon -2 5 £445 +122.50% 3
Surrey -3 5 £275 -24.13% 6
Watford -9 5 £375 -
Wiltshire -11 5 £445 +122.50% 5
Bradford - 5 - - 1

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 655 (100.00%) HTML
2 600 (91.60%) CSS
3 522 (79.69%) JavaScript
4 281 (42.90%) HTML5
5 262 (40.00%) jQuery
6 227 (34.66%) XML
7 219 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
8 179 (27.33%) CSS3
9 178 (27.18%) Ajax
10 176 (26.87%) Java
11 166 (25.34%) .NET
12 147 (22.44%) C#
13 133 (20.31%) SQL
14 126 (19.24%) PHP
14 126 (19.24%) ASP.NET
14 126 (19.24%) MVC
15 121 (18.47%) OO
16 115 (17.56%) Web Services
17 112 (17.10%) Photoshop
18 109 (16.64%) TDD
19 104 (15.88%) CMS
20 102 (15.57%) SQL Server
20 102 (15.57%) User Experience
21 98 (14.96%) E-Commerce
22 92 (14.05%) Git (software)
23 88 (13.44%) Web Development
24 86 (13.13%) W3C
24 86 (13.13%) MySQL
25 83 (12.67%) Scrum
26 81 (12.37%) Adobe

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 104 (15.88%) CMS
2 40 (6.11%) Apache
3 32 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.43%) IIS
4 29 (4.43%) Node.js
5 24 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 23 (3.51%) Adobe CQ
7 20 (3.05%) WordPress
7 20 (3.05%) Umbraco
8 17 (2.60%) Drupal
9 16 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.68%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.53%) Alfresco
13 7 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.92%) Liferay
14 6 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.92%) TeamSite
Applications
1 112 (17.10%) Photoshop
2 51 (7.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.14%) MS Excel
4 9 (1.37%) MS Office
4 9 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.76%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.61%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.61%) InDesign
6 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.61%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.61%) GIMP
7 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.31%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.15%) MS Project
9 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Tridion
1 6 (0.92%) Magento
2 4 (0.61%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.53%) GitHub
2 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.76%) SaaS
4 4 (0.61%) Force.com
5 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.43%) Internet
2 13 (1.98%) HTTP
3 11 (1.68%) Intranet
4 9 (1.37%) FTP
5 4 (0.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 86 (13.13%) MySQL
3 49 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.92%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.76%) Ingres
11 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.61%) DB2
13 3 (0.46%) MS Access
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.31%) Redis
15 1 (0.15%) SSDT
15 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 92 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 76 (11.60%) Subversion
3 39 (5.95%) Dreamweaver
4 37 (5.65%) Visual Studio
4 37 (5.65%) Mercurial
5 32 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (4.58%) Eclipse
6 30 (4.58%) Maven
7 29 (4.43%) Ant
8 23 (3.51%) JIRA
8 23 (3.51%) Grunt
9 22 (3.36%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.60%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.37%) FogBugz
11 9 (1.37%) Trac
12 8 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (1.22%) Redmine
12 8 (1.22%) NUnit
12 8 (1.22%) JUnit
13 6 (0.92%) Axure RP
General
1 59 (9.01%) Finance
2 48 (7.33%) Retail
3 45 (6.87%) Marketing
4 30 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.90%) Legal
6 16 (2.44%) Advertising
7 14 (2.14%) Back Office
8 13 (1.98%) Games
9 11 (1.68%) Publishing
10 10 (1.53%) Banking
11 9 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.61%) Electronics
13 3 (0.46%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.31%) French Language
14 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 552 (84.27%) Developer
2 164 (25.04%) Front-End Developer
3 91 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 59 (9.01%) Designer
5 58 (8.85%) .NET Developer
6 57 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 52 (7.94%) Java Developer
8 45 (6.87%) Web Designer
9 39 (5.95%) PHP Developer
10 38 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 35 (5.34%) UI Developer
12 32 (4.89%) C# Developer
13 29 (4.43%) UI Programmer
14 24 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (3.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 21 (3.21%) Analyst
16 21 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (2.90%) Front-End Web Developer
18 16 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 16 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 655 (100.00%) HTML
2 600 (91.60%) CSS
3 281 (42.90%) HTML5
4 262 (40.00%) jQuery
5 227 (34.66%) XML
6 179 (27.33%) CSS3
7 178 (27.18%) Ajax
8 166 (25.34%) .NET
9 126 (19.24%) ASP.NET
10 115 (17.56%) Web Services
11 75 (11.45%) JSP
12 67 (10.23%) XSLT
13 62 (9.47%) XSL
13 62 (9.47%) .NET Framework
14 56 (8.55%) AngularJS
15 54 (8.24%) Flash
16 53 (8.09%) J2EE
17 47 (7.18%) JSON
18 46 (7.02%) SOAP
18 46 (7.02%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.57%) User Experience
2 86 (13.13%) W3C
3 44 (6.72%) Open Source
4 20 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.05%) Animation
5 16 (2.44%) Web 2.0
6 14 (2.14%) Graphic Design
7 11 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.22%) Social Media
11 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.76%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.76%) Online Games
13 4 (0.61%) IPTV
13 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.61%) NHS
13 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.46%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.15%) Linux
2 54 (8.24%) UNIX
3 42 (6.41%) Windows
4 24 (3.66%) Solaris
5 12 (1.83%) Android
6 10 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.61%) HPUX
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.46%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (19.24%) MVC
3 121 (18.47%) OO
4 109 (16.64%) TDD
5 98 (14.96%) E-Commerce
6 88 (13.44%) Web Development
7 83 (12.67%) Scrum
8 74 (11.30%) Content Management
9 62 (9.47%) Web Design
10 60 (9.16%) Responsive Web Design
11 59 (9.01%) SEO
12 47 (7.18%) Unit Testing
13 45 (6.87%) SOA
14 39 (5.95%) OOP
15 38 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (4.12%) Web Accessibility
17 26 (3.97%) Project Management
18 24 (3.66%) Software Engineering
19 23 (3.51%) BDD
20 18 (2.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 522 (79.69%) JavaScript
2 176 (26.87%) Java
3 147 (22.44%) C#
4 133 (20.31%) SQL
5 126 (19.24%) PHP
6 30 (4.58%) Ruby
7 28 (4.27%) Python
8 20 (3.05%) PHP5
9 19 (2.90%) Scala
9 19 (2.90%) C++
10 16 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.29%) Perl
12 14 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.22%) ActionScript
15 8 (1.22%) XPath
15 8 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.92%) Clojure
16 6 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (6.11%) Degree
2 19 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.61%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.46%) MCP
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) MCSD
8 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.21%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) WCAG
3 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) WAI
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) Section 508
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.31%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 81 (12.37%) Adobe
2 46 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.12%) Oracle
4 25 (3.82%) JBoss
5 24 (3.66%) IBM
6 22 (3.36%) Sitecore
7 14 (2.14%) Zend
8 13 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.83%) FatWire
10 11 (1.68%) Twitter
11 8 (1.22%) Facebook
11 8 (1.22%) RedDot
11 8 (1.22%) Google
12 7 (1.07%) Interwoven
12 7 (1.07%) SAP
13 5 (0.76%) ATG
14 4 (0.61%) Sybase
14 4 (0.61%) Blue Martini
14 4 (0.61%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.61%) AccuRev
West London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 275-350 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-290 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum + Expense paid international travel
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago