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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 108 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing XHTML 20 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.62% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 2.24% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 19
Average daily rate
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£315 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £330 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £362 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £322 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.13% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Birmingham +3 11 £315 -16.00% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £365 - 1
Coventry -4 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) HTML
1 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (97.22%) CSS
3 21 (58.33%) jQuery
4 17 (47.22%) Photoshop
5 16 (44.44%) HTML5
5 16 (44.44%) CSS3
6 15 (41.67%) XML
7 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 14 (38.89%) .NET
7 14 (38.89%) C#
8 12 (33.33%) CMS
9 11 (30.56%) XSLT
10 10 (27.78%) MySQL
10 10 (27.78%) SEO
10 10 (27.78%) MVC
10 10 (27.78%) Adobe
10 10 (27.78%) Sitecore
11 9 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (22.22%) IIS
13 7 (19.44%) Flash
13 7 (19.44%) FTP
13 7 (19.44%) W3C
13 7 (19.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
15 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
15 5 (13.89%) Ajax
16 4 (11.11%) SQL

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (33.33%) CMS
2 8 (22.22%) IIS
3 7 (19.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Photoshop
2 9 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) TestNG
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Web Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.33%) UI Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) HTML
2 35 (97.22%) CSS
3 21 (58.33%) jQuery
4 16 (44.44%) HTML5
4 16 (44.44%) CSS3
5 15 (41.67%) XML
6 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 14 (38.89%) .NET
7 11 (30.56%) XSLT
8 7 (19.44%) Flash
9 5 (13.89%) Ajax
10 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (11.11%) Sass
10 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.78%) WCF
12 1 (2.78%) Symfony
12 1 (2.78%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.78%) CakePHP
12 1 (2.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) W3C
2 3 (8.33%) WURFL
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) SEO
1 10 (27.78%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Content Management
5 3 (8.33%) Document Management
5 3 (8.33%) Web Design
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Adobe
1 10 (27.78%) Sitecore
2 3 (8.33%) AccuRev
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Stellent
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Zend
4 1 (2.78%) Ektron