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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 131 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing XHTML 1 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 2.81% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 18
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - £36.25
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
658 605 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.69% 23.65% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 393 335
Median daily rate £380 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +186.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 May 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
Birmingham -3 1 £300 +6.19% 2
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (25.00%) Typography
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Designer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (25.00%) Typography
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe