The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 11 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing XHTML 20 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.74% 5.49% 4.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.09% 17.24% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.81%
XHTML
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 36.31% 31.87% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 5
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £390 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 25 (86.21%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) W3C
3 20 (68.97%) Semantic HTML
4 15 (51.72%) JSTL
4 15 (51.72%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) JSP
5 11 (37.93%) User Experience
6 9 (31.03%) CMS
6 9 (31.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (31.03%) Sass
6 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
6 9 (31.03%) Bower
6 9 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (31.03%) Grunt
7 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) OO
8 5 (17.24%) UNIX
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) J2EE
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
9 4 (13.79%) Web 2.0
9 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
9 4 (13.79%) XPath
9 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 4 (13.79%) Eclipse

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (31.03%) CMS
1 9 (31.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (13.79%) MQSeries
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Tridion
2 3 (10.34%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) DB2
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Grunt
1 9 (31.03%) Bower
2 4 (13.79%) Ant
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.79%) Log4j
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Web Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (86.21%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) Semantic HTML
4 15 (51.72%) JSP
4 15 (51.72%) JSTL
5 9 (31.03%) Sass
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (17.24%) J2EE
7 4 (13.79%) EJB
7 4 (13.79%) JDBC
7 4 (13.79%) Servlets
7 4 (13.79%) Struts
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) XSLT
7 4 (13.79%) JMS
7 4 (13.79%) XMLBeans
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) W3C
2 11 (37.93%) User Experience
3 4 (13.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) HPUX
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) RAD
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Content Management
3 4 (13.79%) UML
4 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Usability Testing
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Programming
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) XPath
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
1 4 (13.79%) Interwoven
1 4 (13.79%) ATG
1 4 (13.79%) Blue Martini
1 4 (13.79%) Elastic Path
2 3 (10.34%) Zend