The first table below looks at the demand for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Watford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 19 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing XHTML 7 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.42% 8.70% 23.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.92% 24.24% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.94% 35.87% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 12
Average daily rate £375 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £351 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £456 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XHTML
Hertfordshire

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHTML across the Watford region.

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in Watford

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (88.46%) E-Commerce
3 22 (84.62%) CSS
3 22 (84.62%) JSP
4 18 (69.23%) W3C
5 16 (61.54%) Retail
5 16 (61.54%) Finance
5 16 (61.54%) Manufacturing
6 14 (53.85%) JSTL
6 14 (53.85%) Java
7 13 (50.00%) HTML5
7 13 (50.00%) CSS3
8 12 (46.15%) OO
9 9 (34.62%) Semantic HTML
10 8 (30.77%) Analytics
10 8 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (30.77%) Web Design
10 8 (30.77%) Adobe
10 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
11 7 (26.92%) Internet
12 4 (15.38%) Interwoven
12 4 (15.38%) Tridion
12 4 (15.38%) RAD
12 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
12 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (15.38%) EJB
12 4 (15.38%) JDBC
12 4 (15.38%) JMS
12 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) Extranet
2 3 (11.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 4 (15.38%) Ant
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
1 4 (15.38%) Log4j
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 16 (61.54%) Retail
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
1 16 (61.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (84.62%) CSS
2 22 (84.62%) JSP
3 14 (53.85%) JSTL
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
4 13 (50.00%) CSS3
5 9 (34.62%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (15.38%) EJB
6 4 (15.38%) JDBC
6 4 (15.38%) JMS
6 4 (15.38%) J2EE
6 4 (15.38%) Servlets
6 4 (15.38%) Struts
6 4 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) XSLT
6 4 (15.38%) XMLBeans
6 4 (15.38%) Ajax
7 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) W3C
2 4 (15.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) HPUX
1 4 (15.38%) Solaris
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) E-Commerce
2 12 (46.15%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) Analytics
3 8 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (30.77%) Web Design
4 4 (15.38%) RAD
4 4 (15.38%) UML
4 4 (15.38%) Content Management
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) XPath
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) Interwoven
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) ATG
2 4 (15.38%) Blue Martini
2 4 (15.38%) Elastic Path
3 3 (11.54%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) ION Trading