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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 119 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing XHTML 3 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.091% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.42% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £288 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
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
624 475 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.45% 21.50% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 295 310
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -1 2 £288 - 1
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 3 (33.33%) HTTP
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) LAMP
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
8 1 (11.11%) User Experience
8 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
8 1 (11.11%) Front End Development

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Designer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Perl Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blog
1 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Web Design
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
6 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Clojure
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script