The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 156 168
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 9 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.53% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Median daily rate £400 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +7.57% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year -4.49% -  

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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1149 1134 1637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.94% 32.67% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 963 1284
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £26.80 £22.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -19.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £16.52 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.94 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in the City of London

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
4 10 (71.43%) XML
5 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (64.29%) HTML5
6 7 (50.00%) CSS3
6 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 7 (50.00%) Ajax
7 6 (42.86%) OOP
7 6 (42.86%) OO
7 6 (42.86%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) CMS
9 3 (21.43%) Advertising
9 3 (21.43%) Perforce
9 3 (21.43%) JSON
9 3 (21.43%) JSTL
9 3 (21.43%) TDD
9 3 (21.43%) Content Management
9 3 (21.43%) PHP
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) SVG
9 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 3 (21.43%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 2 (14.29%) Cucumber

XHTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Android Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Appium
2 2 (14.29%) Calabash
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Xcode
3 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (7.14%) Firebug
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Hybris Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) XML
4 9 (64.29%) HTML5
5 7 (50.00%) Ajax
5 7 (50.00%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5 Canvas
7 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 3 (21.43%) JSTL
7 3 (21.43%) SVG
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
9 1 (7.14%) J2EE
9 1 (7.14%) LAMP
9 1 (7.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Content Management
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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