The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 154 138
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.84% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £395 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +4.06% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 873 951 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.10% 25.35% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 666 538
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 21
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in the North West

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in the North West

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cheshire +26 3 £440 +12.10%
Manchester +13 2 £350 -2.77% 2
XHTML
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe
2 4 (80.00%) DOM
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) GitHub

XHTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (80.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe