Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 215 189
Rank change year-on-year +31 -26 -55
Contract jobs citing XHTML 17 9 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.13% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.47% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 51
North West median daily rate £375 £370 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -22.11% +35.71%
10th Percentile £250 £325 £313
90th Percentile £519 £388 £530
England median daily rate £425 £398 £399
% change year-on-year +6.92% -0.31% +13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -3.13% +128.57%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1819 1910 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.71% 28.01% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1337 1259
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XHTML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XHTML in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Manchester +33 12 £375 +4.17% 2
Cheshire +3 5 £238 -36.84%
XHTML
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Ajax
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) Magento
3 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) Grunt
4 6 (35.29%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) CSS3
5 5 (29.41%) Sass
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) Web 2.0
7 3 (17.65%) CMS
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) SEO
7 3 (17.65%) Content Management
7 3 (17.65%) DOM
7 3 (17.65%) Adobe
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 3 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories

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 3 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) CTI
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.88%) Mocha
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (41.18%) Magento Developer
3 6 (35.29%) HTML Developer
4 4 (23.53%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Content Editor
7 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web Content Editor
7 1 (5.88%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 5 (29.41%) Sass
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) DOM
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) Laravel
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (5.88%) React
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
1 4 (23.53%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Content Management
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) SEO
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) Zend