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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 140 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing XHTML 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.094% 0.16% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.71% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £300 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £370 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
765 561 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.01% 21.97% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 358 356
Median daily rate £360 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing XHTML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 3 £300 - 1
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XHTML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Designer
3 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Typography
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe