Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 637 577 472
Rank change year-on-year -60 -105 -106
Contract jobs citing XHTML 198 309 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 1.03% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 244 281
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £258
90th Percentile £538 £525 £530
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
England median hourly rate £39.75 £44.75 £38.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +16.73% +39.40%
10th Percentile £27.00 £35.15 £23.03
90th Percentile £40.00 £46.58 £89.50
UK median hourly rate £39.75 £44.75 £38.34
% change year-on-year -11.17% +16.73% +19.80%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29450 30056 29382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.24% 30.47% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20804 21087 20333
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 351 483
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +10.15%
10th Percentile £18.73 £13.50 £14.05
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +8.70%

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XHTML in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 October 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
London -76 103 £475 +17.72% 25
South East +1 35 £420 +20.00% 1
North of England +66 20 £375 +1.35% 15
East of England -14 18 £360 -7.69% 5
North West +42 14 £375 +4.17% 10
Midlands +19 11 £373 +2.76% 8
South West +4 11 £375 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +35 8 £375 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +13 3 £238 -31.16% 4
East Midlands -7 3 £366 -11.21% 4
XHTML
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 198 (100.00%) HTML
2 183 (92.42%) CSS
3 180 (90.91%) JavaScript
4 101 (51.01%) jQuery
5 84 (42.42%) XML
6 82 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 69 (34.85%) Ajax
9 55 (27.78%) HTML5
10 51 (25.76%) CSS3
10 51 (25.76%) OO
11 48 (24.24%) Web Services
11 48 (24.24%) .NET
11 48 (24.24%) JSON
12 47 (23.74%) Front End Development
13 43 (21.72%) Web Development
14 42 (21.21%) SOAP
15 39 (19.70%) Sass
16 38 (19.19%) Node.js
16 38 (19.19%) PHP
17 37 (18.69%) Java
17 37 (18.69%) REST
17 37 (18.69%) React
18 36 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 34 (17.17%) Grunt
19 34 (17.17%) SQL
20 29 (14.65%) User Experience
20 29 (14.65%) SEO
21 28 (14.14%) E-Commerce
21 28 (14.14%) W3C

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 24 (12.12%) CMS
2 12 (6.06%) Apache
3 10 (5.05%) WordPress
4 8 (4.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.54%) IIS
6 6 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.53%) Drupal
7 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.02%) JBoss
8 4 (2.02%) nginx
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.01%) Confluence
10 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.51%) DNN
11 1 (0.51%) Liferay
11 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Magento
2 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (2.02%) RMDS
4 3 (1.52%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.06%) SaaS
2 6 (3.03%) GitHub
3 5 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.02%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.01%) IaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.01%) npm
6 2 (1.01%) PaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) Internet
2 5 (2.53%) CTI
3 4 (2.02%) LAN
3 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.01%) SSH
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) MySQL
3 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) OLAP
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.17%) Grunt
2 24 (12.12%) gulp
3 22 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 21 (10.61%) Jasmine
5 19 (9.60%) Bitbucket
5 19 (9.60%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (3.54%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.03%) JUnit
7 6 (3.03%) Subversion
8 5 (2.53%) JIRA
8 5 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (2.02%) Maven
9 4 (2.02%) PostCSS
10 3 (1.52%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.01%) Mockito
General
1 27 (13.64%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Marketing
3 8 (4.04%) Banking
4 7 (3.54%) Retail
5 5 (2.53%) Games
6 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.01%) Billing
7 2 (1.01%) Front Office
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.01%) Publishing
7 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 158 (79.80%) Developer
2 46 (23.23%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (15.66%) Angular Developer
3 31 (15.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (9.60%) Web Developer
5 17 (8.59%) HTML Developer
6 13 (6.57%) Node.js Developer
6 13 (6.57%) ServiceNow Developer
6 13 (6.57%) UI Developer
7 11 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 10 (5.05%) Consultant
9 9 (4.55%) Architect
10 8 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.04%) Magento Developer
10 8 (4.04%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.03%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.03%) Demandware Developer
12 6 (3.03%) Java Consultant
12 6 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (100.00%) HTML
2 183 (92.42%) CSS
3 101 (51.01%) jQuery
4 84 (42.42%) XML
5 72 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 69 (34.85%) Ajax
7 55 (27.78%) HTML5
8 51 (25.76%) CSS3
9 48 (24.24%) .NET
9 48 (24.24%) JSON
9 48 (24.24%) Web Services
10 42 (21.21%) SOAP
11 39 (19.70%) Sass
12 38 (19.19%) Node.js
13 37 (18.69%) React
13 37 (18.69%) REST
14 36 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (11.11%) Angular 2
16 17 (8.59%) ASP.NET
16 17 (8.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.65%) User Experience
2 28 (14.14%) W3C
3 11 (5.56%) CMDB
4 9 (4.55%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.02%) New Media
8 3 (1.52%) iPad
9 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.01%) RIA
9 2 (1.01%) Robotics
9 2 (1.01%) Social Media
9 2 (1.01%) Vector Graphics
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.51%) Animation
10 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.07%) Linux
2 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.02%) Windows
3 2 (1.01%) Android
3 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.01%) HPUX
3 2 (1.01%) Unix
3 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.76%) OO
3 47 (23.74%) Front End Development
4 43 (21.72%) Web Development
5 29 (14.65%) SEO
6 28 (14.14%) E-Commerce
7 24 (12.12%) MVC
8 22 (11.11%) Scrum
9 20 (10.10%) Mobile First
10 19 (9.60%) TDD
11 18 (9.09%) ITIL
11 18 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
11 18 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
12 16 (8.08%) DevOps
13 15 (7.58%) Kanban
13 15 (7.58%) Software Engineering
14 14 (7.07%) ITIL V3
15 13 (6.57%) Content Management
16 11 (5.56%) OOP
16 11 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 180 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 38 (19.19%) PHP
3 37 (18.69%) Java
4 34 (17.17%) SQL
5 27 (13.64%) C#
6 11 (5.56%) Python
7 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.55%) Perl
8 9 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.03%) C
9 6 (3.03%) C++
10 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.02%) Clojure
11 4 (2.02%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.02%) Scala
11 4 (2.02%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.02%) XPath
12 3 (1.52%) PHP 7
12 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (3.03%) Degree
2 5 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.52%) PMP
4 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.51%) HND
5 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (7.07%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) Varnish
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.02%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 3 (1.52%) Ansible
3 3 (1.52%) CloudForms
3 3 (1.52%) Puppet
4 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (9.09%) Oracle
2 17 (8.59%) ServiceNow
3 13 (6.57%) Adobe
4 11 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.04%) Demandware
5 8 (4.04%) Google
5 8 (4.04%) IBM
6 7 (3.54%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.53%) Citrix
7 5 (2.53%) hybris
7 5 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.53%) Siebel
7 5 (2.53%) Sybase
8 4 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.52%) ION Trading
9 3 (1.52%) Zend
10 2 (1.01%) Omniture
10 2 (1.01%) Perforce
10 2 (1.01%) SAP
10 2 (1.01%) Splunk