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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
England / North West
Rank - 144 137
Contract jobs citing XHTML 0 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.37% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 8
Median daily rate - £348 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.40%  
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 - £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 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 799 1023 813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.21% 26.80% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 680 504
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £17.26 £20.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XHTML in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in the North West

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) DOM
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) SEO
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

XHTML
Top Related 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 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Website Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) DOM
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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