The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 115 99 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing XHTML 1 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.41% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 1.63% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.54 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+88.28% -1.17%
XHTML
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
573 553 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 25.12% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 307 262
Average daily rate £335 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the West Midlands region.

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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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
Coventry - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 5
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (28.57%) W3C
3 2 (28.57%) FTP
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Yii
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) PHP

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Yii
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Zend
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