The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
England / South East
Rank 214 252 216
Rank change year-on-year +38 -36  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 27 16 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.17% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 0.73% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 26
Median daily rate £388 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +9.23% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
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 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 2074 2177 2313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.41% 23.67% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1457 1341
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
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 £57.50
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in the South East

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XHTML in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XHTML in the South East

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in the South East

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Buckinghamshire +9 16 £408 +71.57%
West Sussex - 6 £325 - 1
Hampshire +4 3 £375 +15.38% 3
Surrey +12 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
XHTML
England

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for XHTML.

1 41 (100.00%) HTML
1 41 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (85.37%) CSS
3 31 (75.61%) jQuery
4 29 (70.73%) Ajax
5 26 (63.41%) CSS3
6 24 (58.54%) CMS
7 22 (53.66%) Web Development
8 19 (46.34%) C#
8 19 (46.34%) HTML5
9 17 (41.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (41.46%) XML
10 16 (39.02%) EPiServer
11 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (31.71%) MVC
12 10 (24.39%) Front End Development
13 9 (21.95%) User Experience
13 9 (21.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
13 9 (21.95%) .NET
14 8 (19.51%) Java
14 8 (19.51%) Umbraco
14 8 (19.51%) Content Management
15 7 (17.07%) Spring
15 7 (17.07%) Subversion
15 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
15 7 (17.07%) XSLT
15 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
15 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (14.63%) Tomcat

XHTML
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (58.54%) CMS
2 16 (39.02%) EPiServer
3 8 (19.51%) Umbraco
4 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
5 5 (12.20%) Apache
6 4 (9.76%) Alfresco
6 4 (9.76%) Liferay
7 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
7 2 (4.88%) JBoss
8 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Asana
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) SNMP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) LTE
2 1 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
1 7 (17.07%) Subversion
2 5 (12.20%) Gradle
2 5 (12.20%) IntelliJ
2 5 (12.20%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) gulp
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.44%) Back Office
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Web Developer
3 15 (36.59%) EPiServer Developer
4 14 (34.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (29.27%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (29.27%) HTML Developer
6 11 (26.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (9.76%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Angular Developer
12 1 (2.44%) .NET Web Applications Developer
12 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
12 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 1 (2.44%) LTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) HTML
2 35 (85.37%) CSS
3 31 (75.61%) jQuery
4 29 (70.73%) Ajax
5 26 (63.41%) CSS3
6 19 (46.34%) HTML5
7 17 (41.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (41.46%) XML
8 9 (21.95%) .NET
8 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (17.07%) Spring
9 7 (17.07%) XSLT
10 6 (14.63%) Servlets
11 5 (12.20%) J2EE
12 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
12 4 (9.76%) JSON
12 4 (9.76%) JSR 168
12 4 (9.76%) Struts
12 4 (9.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Smart Home
3 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Solaris
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Web Development
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) MVC
3 10 (24.39%) Front End Development
4 9 (21.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 8 (19.51%) Content Management
6 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (9.76%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Pair Programming
7 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
7 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) UML
9 2 (4.88%) Network Management
9 2 (4.88%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Groovy
5 4 (9.76%) Scala
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Tcl
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) HNC
2 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) SevOne
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