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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 112 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing XHTML 11 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.29% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 1.13% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year
- +7.00%
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
673 529 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.46% 25.70% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 320 330
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 October 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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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 7 £315 -16.00% 2
Warwickshire - 2 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 4
Worcestershire - - - -
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (96.67%) CSS
3 18 (60.00%) jQuery
4 15 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 15 (50.00%) HTML5
5 13 (43.33%) CSS3
6 11 (36.67%) CMS
7 10 (33.33%) Adobe
8 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (30.00%) SEO
8 9 (30.00%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) .NET
8 9 (30.00%) C#
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (26.67%) MySQL
9 8 (26.67%) XSLT
10 7 (23.33%) MVC
10 7 (23.33%) FTP
10 7 (23.33%) W3C
10 7 (23.33%) Flash
10 7 (23.33%) Sitecore
11 6 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (20.00%) IIS
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
13 4 (13.33%) Sass
13 4 (13.33%) AngularJS

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (36.67%) CMS
2 6 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (10.00%) UI Programmer
7 3 (10.00%) UI Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Perl Developer
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 29 (96.67%) CSS
3 18 (60.00%) jQuery
4 15 (50.00%) HTML5
5 13 (43.33%) CSS3
6 9 (30.00%) XML
6 9 (30.00%) .NET
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (26.67%) XSLT
8 7 (23.33%) Flash
9 4 (13.33%) Sass
9 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.67%) Ajax
11 1 (3.33%) Symfony
11 1 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (3.33%) CakePHP
11 1 (3.33%) XSL
11 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
11 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) W3C
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) WURFL
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.67%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) SEO
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) Web Design
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 2 (6.67%) Document Management
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Adobe
2 7 (23.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (10.00%) Stellent
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) AccuRev
5 1 (3.33%) Zend
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