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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 388 301 266
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -35
Contract jobs citing XHTML 265 357 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 2.30% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 217 224
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £36.67 £26.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.46 £17.25 £19.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.31 £35.25 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.34 - £26.25

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
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -75 256 £425 +21.42% 76
London -32 93 £375 +0.33% 17
North West -21 36 £483 +38.00% 15
East of England +15 35 £375 - 6
South East -48 33 £350 - 7
Yorkshire -41 28 £483 +175.71% 12
West Yorkshire -42 28 £475 +171.42% 8
Leeds -37 27 £483 +175.71% 5
North East - 27 £475 - 4
City of London +1 21 £379 +1.00% 3
Tyne and Wear - 20 £478 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £478 - 4
Hampshire +3 17 £363 +3.57% 3
Essex +11 15 £450 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +10 15 £369 -1.66% 2
Manchester -26 12 £350 - 9
Basingstoke +7 11 £375 +25.00%
Warrington - 11 £503 -
Cheshire - 11 £503 - 3
Berkshire -5 10 £379 +13.05%
Lancashire -8 10 £487 - 1
Blackpool - 10 £487 -
Watford +2 8 £363 -3.33%
Wales -15 8 £325 -7.14% 1
Newport -2 6 £350 -
Basildon -3 6 £245 -
West Midlands -4 6 £300 -4.76% 1
South Wales -9 6 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £325 -7.14%
South West -19 5 £425 +30.76% 4

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 527 (100.00%) HTML
2 506 (96.02%) CSS
3 456 (86.53%) JavaScript
4 216 (40.99%) Java
5 212 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (36.62%) HTML5
7 183 (34.72%) XML
8 179 (33.97%) SQL
9 178 (33.78%) Ajax
10 173 (32.83%) jQuery
11 121 (22.96%) TDD
12 118 (22.39%) CSS3
13 111 (21.06%) E-Commerce
14 110 (20.87%) .NET
15 109 (20.68%) Web Services
16 100 (18.98%) MySQL
17 97 (18.41%) C#
17 97 (18.41%) Linux
18 92 (17.46%) OO
19 90 (17.08%) JSP
19 90 (17.08%) J2EE
19 90 (17.08%) MVC
20 88 (16.70%) W3C
21 83 (15.75%) UNIX
22 79 (14.99%) User Experience
23 77 (14.61%) PHP
24 72 (13.66%) Web Design
25 69 (13.09%) SQL Server
26 68 (12.90%) CMS
27 66 (12.52%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 68 (12.90%) CMS
2 60 (11.39%) WebSphere
3 39 (7.40%) Node.js
4 31 (5.88%) Apache
5 25 (4.74%) JBoss
5 25 (4.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 24 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 22 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (3.80%) Drupal
9 18 (3.42%) WebLogic
10 17 (3.23%) IIS
11 11 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (2.09%) WordPress
12 9 (1.71%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.52%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.14%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.95%) Immediacy CMS
16 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.57%) Sitefinity
17 3 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 52 (9.87%) Photoshop
2 25 (4.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.95%) MS Office
3 5 (0.95%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.76%) GIMP
5 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.19%) InDesign
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (2.09%) Magento
2 8 (1.52%) Tridion
3 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.38%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.38%) RMDS
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.04%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.52%) Office 365
3 5 (0.95%) GitHub
4 3 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.38%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.30%) Internet
2 23 (4.36%) HTTP
3 7 (1.33%) Intranet
4 5 (0.95%) SSL
5 4 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.57%) FTP
6 3 (0.57%) Extranet
7 2 (0.38%) Firewall
7 2 (0.38%) Skype
7 2 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.38%) LDAP
7 2 (0.38%) LAN
8 1 (0.19%) 4G
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.19%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.98%) MySQL
2 69 (13.09%) SQL Server
3 56 (10.63%) Relational Database
4 50 (9.49%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.23%) DB2
8 15 (2.85%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.95%) Redis
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 53 (10.06%) Subversion
3 48 (9.11%) Ant
4 47 (8.92%) Eclipse
5 31 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 29 (5.50%) Maven
7 24 (4.55%) Grunt
8 21 (3.98%) Bower
9 17 (3.23%) Jasmine
10 14 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.47%) JIRA
11 13 (2.47%) JUnit
12 11 (2.09%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
14 8 (1.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 8 (1.52%) Log4j
15 7 (1.33%) SoapUI
16 6 (1.14%) Mercurial
17 5 (0.95%) Xcode
17 5 (0.95%) JDeveloper
General
1 35 (6.64%) Finance
2 27 (5.12%) Marketing
3 19 (3.61%) Banking
4 13 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.28%) Retail
6 10 (1.90%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (0.76%) Back Office
9 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 4 (0.76%) Publishing
10 3 (0.57%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 453 (85.96%) Developer
2 94 (17.84%) Front-End Developer
3 68 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 60 (11.39%) Web Developer
5 53 (10.06%) Senior Developer
6 40 (7.59%) PHP Developer
7 31 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 28 (5.31%) Architect
9 27 (5.12%) Designer
10 25 (4.74%) UI Developer
10 25 (4.74%) UI Programmer
11 24 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (3.42%) AWS Developer
14 17 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
15 15 (2.85%) Web Designer
16 14 (2.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 14 (2.66%) Front-End Web Developer
17 13 (2.47%) C# Developer
17 13 (2.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (100.00%) HTML
2 506 (96.02%) CSS
3 193 (36.62%) HTML5
4 183 (34.72%) XML
5 178 (33.78%) Ajax
6 173 (32.83%) jQuery
7 118 (22.39%) CSS3
8 110 (20.87%) .NET
9 109 (20.68%) Web Services
10 90 (17.08%) JSP
10 90 (17.08%) J2EE
11 66 (12.52%) XSLT
11 66 (12.52%) AngularJS
12 64 (12.14%) ASP.NET
13 59 (11.20%) RESTful
14 57 (10.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 52 (9.87%) JSTL
16 46 (8.73%) Semantic HTML
17 44 (8.35%) Sass
18 43 (8.16%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.70%) W3C
2 79 (14.99%) User Experience
3 31 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.61%) Web 2.0
5 17 (3.23%) Graphic Design
6 9 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.33%) Social Media
8 7 (1.33%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.95%) NHS
10 4 (0.76%) Replication
10 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.57%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.38%) SecurID
12 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.38%) Wiki
12 2 (0.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 97 (18.41%) Linux
2 83 (15.75%) UNIX
3 44 (8.35%) Windows
4 34 (6.45%) Solaris
5 24 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.52%) HPUX
7 5 (0.95%) Android
8 4 (0.76%) CentOS
9 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.38%) SUSE
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (22.96%) TDD
3 111 (21.06%) E-Commerce
4 92 (17.46%) OO
5 90 (17.08%) MVC
6 72 (13.66%) Web Design
7 65 (12.33%) Scrum
8 56 (10.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 50 (9.49%) SOA
10 48 (9.11%) BDD
11 47 (8.92%) Content Management
12 46 (8.73%) Web Development
13 42 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (5.88%) SEO
15 29 (5.50%) B2C
15 29 (5.50%) DevOps
16 28 (5.31%) UML
17 25 (4.74%) RAD
18 24 (4.55%) Functional Programming
18 24 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 456 (86.53%) JavaScript
2 216 (40.99%) Java
3 179 (33.97%) SQL
4 97 (18.41%) C#
5 77 (14.61%) PHP
6 45 (8.54%) Ruby
7 36 (6.83%) Python
8 28 (5.31%) T-SQL
9 27 (5.12%) C++
10 25 (4.74%) XPath
11 24 (4.55%) Clojure
12 18 (3.42%) Perl
12 18 (3.42%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.66%) VB
14 13 (2.47%) PowerShell
15 12 (2.28%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.71%) PHP5
16 9 (1.71%) Scala
16 9 (1.71%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.71%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (7.02%) Degree
2 25 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.95%) HND
5 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.57%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.57%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.38%) PMP
7 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.71%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) HL7
3 3 (0.57%) WCAG
4 2 (0.38%) WAI
4 2 (0.38%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.71%) Puppet
2 5 (0.95%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 52 (9.87%) IBM
1 52 (9.87%) Adobe
2 42 (7.97%) Oracle
3 22 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.61%) Zend
5 17 (3.23%) Google
6 14 (2.66%) Macromedia
7 9 (1.71%) ATG
8 8 (1.52%) Interwoven
8 8 (1.52%) Elastic Path
8 8 (1.52%) FatWire
8 8 (1.52%) Blue Martini
9 7 (1.33%) Omniture
9 7 (1.33%) Sencha
10 6 (1.14%) OpenText
10 6 (1.14%) RedDot
11 5 (0.95%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.57%) Telerik
12 3 (0.57%) FrontRange
12 3 (0.57%) Perforce
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