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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 136 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing XHTML 1 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.49% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 1.96% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 16
Average daily rate - £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 - £32.00
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
706 663 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 24.76% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 425 321
Average daily rate £384 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Clojure
3 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Ticket Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Fireworks
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Designer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Ticket Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Clojure
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script