The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Semantic HTML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Semantic HTML over the 3 months to 29 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.

Semantic HTML, XHTML (Semantic Markup)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 120
Contract jobs citing Semantic HTML 0 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.039% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.15% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 20
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £220 £363
% change year-on-year +83.52% -39.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Semantic HTML 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 East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 730 682 834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.06% 26.66% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2264 1582 1828
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 85 101
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.25 £19.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £39.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Semantic HTML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Semantic HTML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Semantic HTML in the East of England

Semantic HTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Semantic HTML in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Semantic HTML in the East of England