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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 296 241 194
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -47
Contract jobs citing XHTML 362 420 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.79% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 2.76% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 237 352
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £23.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
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 £22.00 £18.00
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -52 340 £350 - 181
London -30 139 £375 - 55
South East -19 54 £335 +5.09% 27
North West -9 39 £350 +6.06% 15
West Yorkshire +41 33 £160 -46.66% 9
Yorkshire +27 33 £160 -46.66% 14
Leeds +35 29 £160 -46.66% 4
City of London -2 27 £375 - 11
East of England -44 26 £300 -17.24% 10
Manchester -11 24 £350 +14.75% 8
South West -32 17 £325 +8.33% 19
West Midlands -18 16 £323 -2.27% 10
East Midlands +5 15 £325 +4.00% 22
Berkshire +7 13 £343 -2.14% 6
Hampshire -8 13 £350 -3.44% 7
Scotland -8 10 £250 - 5
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £350 +64.70% 1
Cheshire -8 8 £520 +38.66% 6
Somerset -15 8 £325 +8.33% 3
Hertfordshire -30 8 £375 -16.66% 4
Warrington - 8 £520 - 3
Reading +15 7 £350 - 3
Milton Keynes +6 7 £350 +64.70%
Birmingham +5 7 £350 -6.66% 6
Bath 0 7 £325 +11.11% 2
Watford -6 7 £375 - 1
Essex -8 7 £225 - 2
Surrey +4 6 £288 -17.85% 7
Oxfordshire -1 6 - - 3
Norfolk - 6 £288 - 1

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 695 (100.00%) HTML
2 620 (89.21%) CSS
3 567 (81.58%) JavaScript
4 280 (40.29%) HTML5
5 272 (39.14%) jQuery
6 251 (36.12%) XML
7 204 (29.35%) Ajax
8 190 (27.34%) Java
9 182 (26.19%) CSS3
10 161 (23.17%) .NET
11 144 (20.72%) PHP
12 143 (20.58%) C#
13 134 (19.28%) OO
13 134 (19.28%) MVC
14 133 (19.14%) SQL
15 124 (17.84%) ASP.NET
16 123 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
17 120 (17.27%) E-Commerce
18 117 (16.83%) Web Services
19 112 (16.12%) Photoshop
20 108 (15.54%) MySQL
21 105 (15.11%) SQL Server
22 101 (14.53%) Web Development
23 99 (14.24%) W3C
24 97 (13.96%) TDD
25 95 (13.67%) CMS
26 94 (13.53%) JSP
27 90 (12.95%) Subversion
27 90 (12.95%) Git (software)
28 87 (12.52%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 95 (13.67%) CMS
2 41 (5.90%) Apache
3 29 (4.17%) IIS
4 22 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.17%) Node.js
5 21 (3.02%) WordPress
6 16 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 16 (2.30%) Drupal
7 13 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
8 10 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.15%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.72%) TeamSite
13 5 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.72%) Liferay
13 5 (0.72%) Alfresco
Applications
1 112 (16.12%) Photoshop
2 52 (7.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (3.74%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.15%) MS Office
5 7 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.86%) InDesign
7 5 (0.72%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.72%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.58%) GIMP
8 4 (0.58%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.29%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.14%) MS Project
11 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.73%) Magento
2 10 (1.44%) Tridion
3 4 (0.58%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.01%) GitHub
3 6 (0.86%) SaaS
4 5 (0.72%) Force.com
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.60%) Internet
2 18 (2.59%) HTTP
3 13 (1.87%) Intranet
4 9 (1.29%) FTP
5 5 (0.72%) SSL
6 2 (0.29%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.14%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) IPsec
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (15.54%) MySQL
2 105 (15.11%) SQL Server
3 55 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (2.59%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.58%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.29%) DB2
9 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.15%) Ingres
11 7 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.86%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.43%) MS Access
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 90 (12.95%) Subversion
1 90 (12.95%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.47%) Dreamweaver
3 36 (5.18%) Mercurial
4 34 (4.89%) Visual Studio
5 29 (4.17%) Maven
6 27 (3.88%) Ant
7 26 (3.74%) Eclipse
8 25 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (3.45%) Grunt
10 21 (3.02%) JIRA
11 19 (2.73%) Jenkins
12 17 (2.45%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.73%) JUnit
14 10 (1.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 9 (1.29%) Firebug
15 9 (1.29%) FogBugz
15 9 (1.29%) Trac
16 8 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 65 (9.35%) Finance
2 60 (8.63%) Retail
3 40 (5.76%) Marketing
4 37 (5.32%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.59%) Publishing
6 15 (2.16%) Legal
7 14 (2.01%) Advertising
8 13 (1.87%) Banking
9 12 (1.73%) Games
9 12 (1.73%) Back Office
10 10 (1.44%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.58%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 594 (85.47%) Developer
2 179 (25.76%) Front-End Developer
3 85 (12.23%) Web Developer
4 60 (8.63%) Java Developer
5 58 (8.35%) Senior Developer
6 57 (8.20%) Designer
7 56 (8.06%) .NET Developer
8 48 (6.91%) PHP Developer
9 42 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 40 (5.76%) UI Developer
11 39 (5.61%) Web Designer
12 35 (5.04%) C# Developer
13 30 (4.32%) UI Programmer
14 27 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (3.60%) Analyst
16 23 (3.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 18 (2.59%) ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (2.59%) Software Developer
18 17 (2.45%) Front-End Web Developer
19 16 (2.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 695 (100.00%) HTML
2 620 (89.21%) CSS
3 280 (40.29%) HTML5
4 272 (39.14%) jQuery
5 251 (36.12%) XML
6 204 (29.35%) Ajax
7 182 (26.19%) CSS3
8 161 (23.17%) .NET
9 124 (17.84%) ASP.NET
10 117 (16.83%) Web Services
11 94 (13.53%) JSP
12 87 (12.52%) XSLT
13 59 (8.49%) JSON
13 59 (8.49%) JSTL
14 58 (8.35%) .NET Framework
15 54 (7.77%) Semantic HTML
16 49 (7.05%) XSL
17 48 (6.91%) J2EE
18 46 (6.62%) AngularJS
19 43 (6.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.24%) W3C
2 49 (7.05%) Open Source
3 23 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.02%) Web 2.0
5 20 (2.88%) Animation
6 16 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.01%) Graphic Design
8 12 (1.73%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.29%) Social Media
10 8 (1.15%) Data Conversion
11 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.72%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.58%) New Media
13 4 (0.58%) Online Games
13 4 (0.58%) IPTV
13 4 (0.58%) Social Network
14 3 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 85 (12.23%) Linux
2 62 (8.92%) UNIX
3 41 (5.90%) Windows
4 22 (3.17%) Solaris
5 14 (2.01%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.87%) Android
7 9 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.15%) HPUX
9 5 (0.72%) Fedora
10 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.43%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (19.28%) OO
1 134 (19.28%) MVC
2 123 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (17.27%) E-Commerce
4 101 (14.53%) Web Development
5 97 (13.96%) TDD
6 79 (11.37%) Scrum
7 72 (10.36%) Content Management
8 64 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
9 59 (8.49%) Web Design
10 57 (8.20%) SEO
11 48 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 48 (6.91%) OOP
11 48 (6.91%) SOA
12 34 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (4.17%) Project Management
14 28 (4.03%) Web Accessibility
15 24 (3.45%) Software Engineering
15 24 (3.45%) BDD
16 23 (3.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 567 (81.58%) JavaScript
2 190 (27.34%) Java
3 144 (20.72%) PHP
4 143 (20.58%) C#
5 133 (19.14%) SQL
6 39 (5.61%) Python
7 29 (4.17%) Ruby
8 27 (3.88%) PHP5
9 21 (3.02%) C++
10 20 (2.88%) Perl
11 18 (2.59%) Scala
12 14 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.01%) VBA
13 13 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.73%) XPath
14 12 (1.73%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.58%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.29%) ActionScript
17 8 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (6.62%) Degree
2 24 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.58%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.14%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.60%) QA
2 12 (1.73%) WCAG
3 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) WAI
5 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.29%) Shibboleth
1 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.29%) Nagios
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (9.78%) Adobe
2 54 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.32%) Oracle
4 25 (3.60%) Sitecore
4 25 (3.60%) JBoss
5 22 (3.17%) IBM
6 16 (2.30%) Zend
7 15 (2.16%) Twitter
8 14 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.73%) FatWire
10 11 (1.58%) Facebook
11 10 (1.44%) Interwoven
12 8 (1.15%) Elastic Path
12 8 (1.15%) Google
12 8 (1.15%) Blue Martini
12 8 (1.15%) SAP
12 8 (1.15%) ATG
13 5 (0.72%) RedDot
14 4 (0.58%) AccuRev
14 4 (0.58%) Sybase
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £190 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 450 per day GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + great benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago