The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 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)
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 44 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 12 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.93% 1.41% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 5.08% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 12
Median daily rate £265 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +9.23% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 171 118 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 41.81% 27.76% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 63 97
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 20
Median hourly rate £37.00 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.32% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £34.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in Essex

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XHTML in Essex over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XHTML in Essex

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in Essex

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Brentwood - 2 £273 -
XHTML
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) Ajax
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) OO
3 13 (81.25%) J2EE
3 13 (81.25%) HTML5
4 12 (75.00%) Sass
4 12 (75.00%) JSP
4 12 (75.00%) WebSphere
5 11 (68.75%) Unix
5 11 (68.75%) Ant
5 11 (68.75%) Linux
5 11 (68.75%) IBM
5 11 (68.75%) SOA
6 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (56.25%) B2C
7 9 (56.25%) RAD
7 9 (56.25%) LESS
8 7 (43.75%) CMS
9 6 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
9 6 (37.50%) Content Management
9 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
9 6 (37.50%) SEO

XHTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (43.75%) CMS
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Ant
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) AccuRev
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Gradle
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
3 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
3 1 (6.25%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Ajax
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) HTML5
3 13 (81.25%) J2EE
4 12 (75.00%) JSP
4 12 (75.00%) Sass
5 9 (56.25%) LESS
6 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) Java SE
7 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
7 3 (18.75%) JAX-WS
7 3 (18.75%) JPA
7 3 (18.75%) JSR 170
7 3 (18.75%) OSGi
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Virtual Team
1 5 (31.25%) Web 2.0
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) OO
3 11 (68.75%) SOA
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) B2C
5 9 (56.25%) RAD
6 6 (37.50%) Content Management
6 6 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 6 (37.50%) SEO
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 2 (12.50%) BDD
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (12.50%) Information Management
9 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (12.50%) SOLID
9 2 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Google
2 5 (31.25%) Omniture
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (18.75%) FatWire