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 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 19 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing XHTML 7 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.11% 13.25% 20.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.58% 29.73% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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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
48 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.04% 44.58% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 16
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 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 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (94.74%) JSP
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
4 14 (73.68%) W3C
5 13 (68.42%) Finance
5 13 (68.42%) Manufacturing
5 13 (68.42%) Java
5 13 (68.42%) Retail
5 13 (68.42%) JSTL
6 10 (52.63%) HTML5
6 10 (52.63%) CSS3
7 9 (47.37%) Semantic HTML
7 9 (47.37%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) Adobe
8 5 (26.32%) Photoshop
8 5 (26.32%) Analytics
8 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (26.32%) Web Design
9 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (21.05%) Elastic Path
9 4 (21.05%) Subversion
9 4 (21.05%) Content Management
9 4 (21.05%) XMLBeans
9 4 (21.05%) Ajax
9 4 (21.05%) Blue Martini
9 4 (21.05%) Web 2.0
9 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
9 4 (21.05%) XPath

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (21.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (21.05%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Ant
1 4 (21.05%) JUnit
1 4 (21.05%) Log4j
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
1 13 (68.42%) Manufacturing
1 13 (68.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) JSP
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) JSTL
5 10 (52.63%) HTML5
5 10 (52.63%) CSS3
6 9 (47.37%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (21.05%) XMLBeans
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) EJB
7 4 (21.05%) J2EE
7 4 (21.05%) Servlets
7 4 (21.05%) Struts
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) XSLT
7 4 (21.05%) JDBC
7 4 (21.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) W3C
2 4 (21.05%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) HPUX
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (26.32%) Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Content Management
4 4 (21.05%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) XPath
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe
2 4 (21.05%) Elastic Path
2 4 (21.05%) Blue Martini
2 4 (21.05%) Interwoven
2 4 (21.05%) ATG
2 4 (21.05%) IBM