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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
UK / England
Rank 477 494 382
Rank change year-on-year +17 -112  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 93 124 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.90% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 130
Median daily rate £375 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £20.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £57.50

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 12916 13716 12846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.51% 28.20% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8949 9609 8419
Median daily rate £425 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +5.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 215 175
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 39 £400 -4.47% 17
South East +33 27 £388 +19.23% 8
East of England -11 9 £263 -34.37% 5
South West -5 7 £275 -21.42% 3
Yorkshire +16 6 £363 +5.07% 2
East Midlands -9 4 £150 -45.45% 4
West Midlands +19 1 £300 -7.69% 4
XHTML
UK

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 233 (100.00%) HTML
2 224 (96.14%) JavaScript
3 200 (85.84%) CSS
4 119 (51.07%) jQuery
5 110 (47.21%) XML
6 98 (42.06%) Ajax
7 92 (39.48%) HTML5
8 88 (37.77%) CSS3
9 85 (36.48%) CMS
10 74 (31.76%) Web Development
11 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (25.75%) Front End Development
13 59 (25.32%) Java
14 55 (23.61%) C#
15 53 (22.75%) PHP
16 50 (21.46%) Web Services
17 48 (20.60%) AngularJS
18 42 (18.03%) OO
18 42 (18.03%) MVC
19 39 (16.74%) TDD
19 39 (16.74%) SQL
19 39 (16.74%) .NET
20 34 (14.59%) ASP.NET
21 32 (13.73%) JSP
21 32 (13.73%) MySQL
21 32 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 31 (13.30%) SOAP
22 31 (13.30%) Finance
23 30 (12.88%) Open Source
24 28 (12.02%) J2EE

XHTML
Top Related 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 85 (36.48%) CMS
2 25 (10.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (8.15%) Apache
4 18 (7.73%) EPiServer
5 13 (5.58%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.15%) Umbraco
7 7 (3.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.58%) WordPress
9 5 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.15%) JBoss
9 5 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.72%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.72%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.72%) Drupal
10 4 (1.72%) IIS
10 4 (1.72%) Liferay
10 4 (1.72%) nginx
10 4 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (9.44%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.43%) HipChat
5 1 (0.43%) Mingle
5 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Magento
2 5 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.00%) GitHub
2 3 (1.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.86%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.43%) Asana
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.15%) HTTP
1 5 (2.15%) Internet
2 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.86%) Intranet
3 2 (0.86%) LDAP
3 2 (0.86%) SNMP
4 1 (0.43%) Extranet
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) LTE
4 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.73%) MySQL
2 26 (11.16%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.29%) DB2
4 10 (4.29%) DB2 UDB
5 8 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.86%) GIS
9 2 (0.86%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) OLAP
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (12.02%) Eclipse
2 24 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.30%) Subversion
3 20 (8.58%) Ant
4 15 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.44%) Maven
5 13 (5.58%) JIRA
6 7 (3.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 7 (3.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.00%) Gradle
7 6 (2.58%) IntelliJ
7 6 (2.58%) JUnit
8 5 (2.15%) Appium
8 5 (2.15%) Calabash
8 5 (2.15%) gulp
8 5 (2.15%) Mocha
8 5 (2.15%) Selenium
9 4 (1.72%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (13.30%) Finance
2 16 (6.87%) Banking
3 11 (4.72%) Marketing
4 9 (3.86%) Publishing
5 7 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.58%) Electronics
7 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.72%) Advertising
8 4 (1.72%) Games
9 3 (1.29%) Back Office
9 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.29%) Retail
10 2 (0.86%) Legal
10 2 (0.86%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 185 (79.40%) Developer
2 52 (22.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 42 (18.03%) Web Developer
4 40 (17.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 31 (13.30%) HTML Developer
6 30 (12.88%) Java Developer
7 29 (12.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 21 (9.01%) .NET Developer
9 19 (8.15%) C# Developer
10 15 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (6.44%) EPiServer Developer
10 15 (6.44%) ServiceNow Developer
11 14 (6.01%) Angular Developer
12 13 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.58%) Technical Leader
13 10 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (4.29%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.86%) Software Engineer
15 8 (3.43%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (100.00%) HTML
2 200 (85.84%) CSS
3 119 (51.07%) jQuery
4 110 (47.21%) XML
5 98 (42.06%) Ajax
6 92 (39.48%) HTML5
7 88 (37.77%) CSS3
8 50 (21.46%) Web Services
9 48 (20.60%) AngularJS
10 39 (16.74%) .NET
11 34 (14.59%) ASP.NET
12 32 (13.73%) JSP
12 32 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (13.30%) SOAP
14 28 (12.02%) J2EE
15 26 (11.16%) LESS
15 26 (11.16%) Sass
16 24 (10.30%) LAMP
17 23 (9.87%) Spring
17 23 (9.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.59%) User Experience
2 15 (6.44%) CMDB
3 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.29%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.29%) W3C
5 3 (1.29%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.86%) Clustering
6 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.86%) Equities
6 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) Animation
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.87%) Linux
2 18 (7.73%) Unix
3 14 (6.01%) Windows
4 9 (3.86%) Solaris
5 8 (3.43%) Android
6 6 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (31.76%) Web Development
2 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (25.75%) Front End Development
4 42 (18.03%) MVC
4 42 (18.03%) OO
5 39 (16.74%) TDD
6 30 (12.88%) Open Source
7 23 (9.87%) Content Management
7 23 (9.87%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.15%) SDLC
9 18 (7.73%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.87%) ITIL
12 15 (6.44%) Asset Management
12 15 (6.44%) ITSM
12 15 (6.44%) Service Management
13 14 (6.01%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.01%) Web Application Development
14 13 (5.58%) Data Integration
14 13 (5.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 224 (96.14%) JavaScript
2 59 (25.32%) Java
3 55 (23.61%) C#
4 53 (22.75%) PHP
5 39 (16.74%) SQL
6 23 (9.87%) Python
7 14 (6.01%) Perl
8 9 (3.86%) Scala
9 8 (3.43%) C++
10 7 (3.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.58%) Ruby
12 5 (2.15%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.72%) Groovy
14 3 (1.29%) C
14 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.86%) Tcl
15 2 (0.86%) VB
15 2 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.15%) Degree
2 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.43%) HNC
3 1 (0.43%) HND
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMP
3 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.58%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) Varnish
2 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Ansible
1 1 (0.43%) Control-M
1 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.43%) OpenView
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
1 1 (0.43%) Salt
1 1 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 15 (6.44%) ServiceNow
2 14 (6.01%) Adobe
2 14 (6.01%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (4.72%) IBM
4 10 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.86%) Oracle
6 8 (3.43%) Zend
7 5 (2.15%) SAP
8 4 (1.72%) GigaSpaces
8 4 (1.72%) Google
8 4 (1.72%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.29%) HP
9 3 (1.29%) Omniture
9 3 (1.29%) Perforce
9 3 (1.29%) Sybase
10 2 (0.86%) BMC
10 2 (0.86%) CA
10 2 (0.86%) FatWire
10 2 (0.86%) Maxymiser
10 2 (0.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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