Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 209 161
Rank change year-on-year +39 -48 -9
Contract jobs citing XHTML 8 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.049% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.19% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58% +21.09%
10th Percentile £341 £286 £291
90th Percentile £403 £319 £518
England median daily rate £425 £398 £398
% change year-on-year +6.92% - +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £38.75 £38.34
% change year-on-year +2.58% +1.08% +119.06%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1173 1585 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.23% 25.63% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 972 687
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £568 £513 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

XHTML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XHTML in the West Midlands

XHTML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XHTML in the West Midlands

XHTML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XHTML in the West Midlands

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Coventry - 6 £375 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
XHTML
England

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

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (75.00%) W3C
3 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (62.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Dojo
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (50.00%) PostCSS
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) People Management
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g

XHTML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) PostCSS
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Platform Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Dojo
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) DHTML
4 1 (12.50%) MDX
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) W3C
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (62.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 4 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware