The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 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)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 520 384
Rank change year-on-year +46 -136  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 116 117 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.82% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 100 148
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £512 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +4.64% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.67% +54.49%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13923 14344 14192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.35% 28.96% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 10235 9678
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 164 188
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £18.80 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in England

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XHTML in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XHTML in England

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in England

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +7 47 £420 -1.17% 8
South East +24 34 £371 +6.07% 5
East of England +8 15 £325 -18.75% 6
South West +24 12 £375 - 1
North West +21 5 £395 +6.75% 5
West Midlands +27 2 £413 +37.50% 2
East Midlands -11 1 - - 2
XHTML
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 209 (100.00%) HTML
2 202 (96.65%) JavaScript
3 191 (91.39%) CSS
4 120 (57.42%) jQuery
5 106 (50.72%) Ajax
6 104 (49.76%) XML
7 99 (47.37%) HTML5
8 93 (44.50%) CSS3
9 80 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (35.89%) CMS
11 64 (30.62%) Web Development
12 60 (28.71%) AngularJS
13 56 (26.79%) Front End Development
14 53 (25.36%) C#
15 52 (24.88%) Java
16 48 (22.97%) .NET
17 47 (22.49%) OO
17 47 (22.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 46 (22.01%) SQL
19 42 (20.10%) TDD
19 42 (20.10%) Sass
20 37 (17.70%) SQL Server
21 35 (16.75%) Content Management
22 33 (15.79%) Web Services
22 33 (15.79%) MVC
23 31 (14.83%) ASP.NET
24 30 (14.35%) User Experience
25 29 (13.88%) PHP
26 26 (12.44%) Node.js
26 26 (12.44%) JSON

XHTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 75 (35.89%) CMS
2 21 (10.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (8.61%) EPiServer
4 12 (5.74%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.26%) Umbraco
6 10 (4.78%) Apache
7 9 (4.31%) IIS
8 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.39%) Drupal
9 5 (2.39%) JBoss
9 5 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.91%) WordPress
11 3 (1.44%) Magnolia
11 3 (1.44%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.96%) Confluence
12 2 (0.96%) nginx
12 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.70%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.48%) HipChat
5 1 (0.48%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.48%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) GitHub
2 8 (3.83%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.96%) IaaS
5 2 (0.96%) PaaS
5 2 (0.96%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) DNS
2 1 (0.48%) Extranet
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) LAN
2 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.57%) MySQL
3 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.96%) DB2
8 2 (0.96%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.96%) OLAP
9 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.48%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.66%) gulp
3 13 (6.22%) Grunt
4 11 (5.26%) Ant
4 11 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.78%) Eclipse
5 10 (4.78%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.31%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.83%) JIRA
7 8 (3.83%) Maven
7 8 (3.83%) Subversion
8 7 (3.35%) NUnit
9 5 (2.39%) Axure RP
9 5 (2.39%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (2.39%) Selenium
9 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (1.91%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.91%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.91%) JUnit
10 4 (1.91%) Mocha
General
1 13 (6.22%) Finance
2 10 (4.78%) Marketing
3 8 (3.83%) Retail
4 7 (3.35%) Banking
5 4 (1.91%) Advertising
5 4 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.91%) Publishing
6 2 (0.96%) Automotive
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Front Office
6 2 (0.96%) Legal
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 167 (79.90%) Developer
2 53 (25.36%) JavaScript Developer
3 48 (22.97%) Web Developer
4 47 (22.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (13.88%) HTML Developer
6 28 (13.40%) HTML CSS Developer
7 23 (11.00%) Java Developer
8 18 (8.61%) Angular Developer
9 17 (8.13%) EPiServer Developer
10 15 (7.18%) .NET Developer
10 15 (7.18%) C# Developer
11 11 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.83%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (3.35%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.35%) C# Web Developer
13 7 (3.35%) Technical Leader
14 6 (2.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.87%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (2.87%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (100.00%) HTML
2 191 (91.39%) CSS
3 120 (57.42%) jQuery
4 106 (50.72%) Ajax
5 104 (49.76%) XML
6 99 (47.37%) HTML5
7 93 (44.50%) CSS3
8 60 (28.71%) AngularJS
9 48 (22.97%) .NET
10 47 (22.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (20.10%) Sass
12 33 (15.79%) Web Services
13 31 (14.83%) ASP.NET
14 26 (12.44%) JSON
14 26 (12.44%) Node.js
15 24 (11.48%) J2EE
16 23 (11.00%) JSP
17 19 (9.09%) LESS
18 18 (8.61%) React
18 18 (8.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.35%) User Experience
2 11 (5.26%) W3C
3 9 (4.31%) Web 2.0
4 7 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.87%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.91%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.91%) New Media
7 4 (1.91%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.96%) Clustering
8 2 (0.96%) CMDB
8 2 (0.96%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.96%) Equities
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Tandem
9 1 (0.48%) Animation
9 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.53%) Linux
2 17 (8.13%) Windows
3 12 (5.74%) Unix
4 5 (2.39%) Solaris
5 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Android
7 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) HPUX
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.62%) Web Development
3 56 (26.79%) Front End Development
4 47 (22.49%) OO
5 42 (20.10%) TDD
6 35 (16.75%) Content Management
7 33 (15.79%) MVC
8 22 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 18 (8.61%) SEO
10 17 (8.13%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.66%) OOP
11 16 (7.66%) SOA
12 15 (7.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 15 (7.18%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.70%) B2C
13 14 (6.70%) BDD
14 11 (5.26%) DevOps
14 11 (5.26%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.26%) Open Source
14 11 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (96.65%) JavaScript
2 53 (25.36%) C#
3 52 (24.88%) Java
4 46 (22.01%) SQL
5 29 (13.88%) PHP
6 19 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.18%) Python
8 8 (3.83%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.39%) Perl
9 5 (2.39%) VBA
9 5 (2.39%) XPath
10 4 (1.91%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (1.91%) Delphi
10 4 (1.91%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.44%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.44%) C
11 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.44%) VB
12 2 (0.96%) C++
12 2 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.35%) Degree
3 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.91%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.44%) WAI
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Ansible
1 3 (1.44%) CloudForms
1 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.44%) Puppet
1 3 (1.44%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.48%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 17 (8.13%) Adobe
2 12 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.26%) Google
3 11 (5.26%) IBM
4 7 (3.35%) Omniture
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle
4 7 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.87%) hybris
5 6 (2.87%) SAP
5 6 (2.87%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.39%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.44%) FatWire
9 2 (0.96%) comScore
9 2 (0.96%) Maxymiser
9 2 (0.96%) Perforce
9 2 (0.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Tealium
9 2 (0.96%) Telerik
9 2 (0.96%) Zend
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