The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Semantic HTML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Semantic HTML over the 3 months to 30 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.

Semantic HTML, XHTML (Semantic Markup)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 264 260
Contract jobs citing Semantic HTML 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £238 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £269 £318
% change year-on-year - -15.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Semantic HTML 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 South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2110 2252 2324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.64% 23.95% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1512 1361
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 50
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Semantic HTML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Semantic HTML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Semantic HTML in the South East

Semantic HTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Semantic HTML in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Semantic HTML in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Semantic HTML 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 South East region with a requirement for Semantic HTML.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) webpack
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Browserify
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (33.33%) SMACSS
3 1 (33.33%) gulp
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) ES6
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) OOCSS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt

Semantic HTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) webpack
2 1 (33.33%) Bower
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) gulp
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Browserify
3 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) OOCSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SMACSS
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) ES6
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby