The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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.

Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 503 412
Rank change year-on-year +5 -91  
Contract jobs citing XHTML 110 136 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.91% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 110 146
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +13.07% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14193 14997 14342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.48% 27.99% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9846 10410 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 223 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in the UK

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XHTML over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XHTML in the UK

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in the UK

XHTML
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +1 98 £376 +6.66% 58
London +15 38 £400 -5.88% 18
South East +27 31 £375 +15.38% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 18 £404 +70.00%
Aylesbury - 18 £404 -
East of England -2 11 £279 -30.14% 7
Essex -4 8 £265 -33.75% 3
South West -9 8 £275 -21.42% 3
City of London -5 7 £400 - 4
West Sussex - 7 £325 -
Yorkshire +19 6 £363 +5.07% 7
West Yorkshire +14 6 £363 +5.07% 3
Leeds +12 6 £363 +5.07% 2
Devon +2 6 £275 -15.38% 1
Wales +16 5 £400 +15.10%
Exeter -5 5 £275 -15.38%
Scotland +23 3 £375 +130.76% 1
Cardiff +22 3 £400 +9.58%
South Wales +17 3 £400 +15.10%
Hampshire +3 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire +3 3 £475 +46.15%
East Midlands -13 3 £150 -45.45% 7
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Worthing - 3 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 2 £488 +50.00%
Belfast - 2 £275 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £275 -
County Antrim - 2 £275 -
Surrey +14 1 - -
West Midlands +13 1 £300 -7.69% 3

XHTML
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for XHTML.

1 243 (100.00%) HTML
2 234 (96.30%) JavaScript
3 212 (87.24%) CSS
4 132 (54.32%) jQuery
5 120 (49.38%) XML
6 106 (43.62%) Ajax
7 104 (42.80%) HTML5
8 94 (38.68%) CSS3
9 91 (37.45%) CMS
10 82 (33.74%) Web Development
11 73 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (24.69%) Front End Development
13 59 (24.28%) Java
14 58 (23.87%) C#
15 51 (20.99%) AngularJS
15 51 (20.99%) PHP
16 49 (20.16%) Web Services
17 46 (18.93%) .NET
18 44 (18.11%) MVC
19 43 (17.70%) TDD
19 43 (17.70%) SQL
20 41 (16.87%) OO
21 39 (16.05%) ASP.NET
22 33 (13.58%) JSP
22 33 (13.58%) SQL Server
23 32 (13.17%) MySQL
23 32 (13.17%) SOAP
24 31 (12.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 30 (12.35%) Sass
25 30 (12.35%) Finance

XHTML
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 91 (37.45%) CMS
2 24 (9.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (7.41%) EPiServer
4 16 (6.58%) Apache
4 16 (6.58%) Umbraco
5 13 (5.35%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.29%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.47%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.47%) WordPress
9 5 (2.06%) Drupal
9 5 (2.06%) IIS
9 5 (2.06%) JBoss
9 5 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.23%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.23%) Confluence
10 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.23%) Liferay
10 3 (1.23%) nginx
10 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (10.70%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) HipChat
5 1 (0.41%) Mingle
5 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) GitHub
2 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.65%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.23%) SaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.82%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.41%) Asana
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.06%) Internet
2 3 (1.23%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.82%) Intranet
3 2 (0.82%) LDAP
3 2 (0.82%) SNMP
4 1 (0.41%) Extranet
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) LTE
4 1 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.17%) MySQL
3 17 (7.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.12%) DB2
4 10 (4.12%) DB2 UDB
5 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.82%) GIS
9 2 (0.82%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 25 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 23 (9.47%) Subversion
4 20 (8.23%) Ant
5 16 (6.58%) Maven
6 15 (6.17%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.76%) JIRA
8 7 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (2.47%) Gradle
9 6 (2.47%) gulp
9 6 (2.47%) JUnit
9 6 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.06%) Appium
10 5 (2.06%) Calabash
10 5 (2.06%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.06%) Mocha
10 5 (2.06%) Selenium
11 4 (1.65%) Android Studio
General
1 30 (12.35%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Banking
3 10 (4.12%) Marketing
4 9 (3.70%) Publishing
5 7 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.06%) Advertising
6 5 (2.06%) Electronics
7 4 (1.65%) Games
7 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.65%) Retail
7 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.23%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 195 (80.25%) Developer
2 55 (22.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 44 (18.11%) Web Developer
4 43 (17.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 33 (13.58%) HTML Developer
6 31 (12.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 31 (12.76%) Java Developer
7 28 (11.52%) .NET Developer
8 19 (7.82%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (6.17%) EPiServer Developer
9 15 (6.17%) ServiceNow Developer
10 14 (5.76%) Angular Developer
10 14 (5.76%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.35%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (4.12%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (100.00%) HTML
2 212 (87.24%) CSS
3 132 (54.32%) jQuery
4 120 (49.38%) XML
5 106 (43.62%) Ajax
6 104 (42.80%) HTML5
7 94 (38.68%) CSS3
8 51 (20.99%) AngularJS
9 49 (20.16%) Web Services
10 46 (18.93%) .NET
11 39 (16.05%) ASP.NET
12 33 (13.58%) JSP
13 32 (13.17%) SOAP
14 31 (12.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (12.35%) Sass
16 28 (11.52%) J2EE
17 25 (10.29%) LESS
18 24 (9.88%) XSLT
19 23 (9.47%) LAMP
19 23 (9.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) User Experience
2 18 (7.41%) CMDB
3 6 (2.47%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.47%) W3C
4 5 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.23%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.82%) Clustering
7 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.82%) Equities
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.82%) Replication
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.41%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.05%) Linux
2 18 (7.41%) Unix
3 15 (6.17%) Windows
4 8 (3.29%) Android
4 8 (3.29%) Solaris
5 6 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (33.74%) Web Development
2 73 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (24.69%) Front End Development
4 44 (18.11%) MVC
5 43 (17.70%) TDD
6 41 (16.87%) OO
7 28 (11.52%) Open Source
8 26 (10.70%) Content Management
9 23 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 19 (7.82%) Unit Testing
11 18 (7.41%) Asset Management
12 17 (7.00%) CRM
12 17 (7.00%) ITIL
12 17 (7.00%) SDLC
13 16 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.76%) BDD
14 14 (5.76%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.76%) OOP
15 13 (5.35%) Service Management
15 13 (5.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 234 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 59 (24.28%) Java
3 58 (23.87%) C#
4 51 (20.99%) PHP
5 43 (17.70%) SQL
6 23 (9.47%) Python
7 15 (6.17%) Perl
8 9 (3.70%) C++
9 8 (3.29%) Scala
9 8 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.29%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.47%) Ruby
11 5 (2.06%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.65%) C
13 3 (1.23%) Groovy
13 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.23%) VB
13 3 (1.23%) VBScript
14 2 (0.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (2.06%) Degree
2 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.41%) HNC
4 1 (0.41%) HND
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
4 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) WAI
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) Varnish
3 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Control-M
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.41%) OpenView
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Salt
2 1 (0.41%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 18 (7.41%) ServiceNow
2 15 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.35%) Adobe
5 11 (4.53%) IBM
6 9 (3.70%) Oracle
7 8 (3.29%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.06%) Google
8 5 (2.06%) Zend
9 4 (1.65%) Omniture
9 4 (1.65%) SAP
10 3 (1.23%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (1.23%) HP
10 3 (1.23%) Perforce
10 3 (1.23%) Sybase
11 2 (0.82%) comScore
11 2 (0.82%) Maxymiser
11 2 (0.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.82%) Tableau
11 2 (0.82%) Twitter
London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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