The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XHTML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 79 78
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.11% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £440 £393 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% -4.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +4.06% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year -24.67% -  

XHTML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 271 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.55% 29.49% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 211 182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing XHTML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XHTML in Cheshire

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XHTML in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in Cheshire

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in Cheshire

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Macclesfield - 2 £440 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
XHTML
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) DOM
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical

XHTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) DOM
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe