Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -7
Contract jobs citing XHTML 5 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 1.07% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 17
Cheshire median daily rate £238 £376 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -26.27% +0.99%
10th Percentile £216 £325 £393
90th Percentile £429 £395 £534
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% -24.21% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

XHTML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 339 375 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.39% 25.60% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 285 354
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £299
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.40 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing XHTML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XHTML in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +4 2 £231 -36.21%
Warrington - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £450 -
XHTML
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 3 (60.00%) SEO
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) ICEfaces

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 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
5 1 (20.00%) ICEfaces
5 1 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
5 1 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) RichFaces
5 1 (20.00%) WSDL
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce