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I can't find any recent numbers on HTML usage, but this site has some figures from 2 years ago.

Here's a small-scale poll of web developers (figures will be skewed since it's from a development site) from 2008 as well.

But it's probably best to just choose your HTML version or doctype by looking at browser support. On new projects, you should just use the latest version of HTML/XHTML that is well-supported across all browsers.

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@Lèse_majesté Thanks, makes sense. –  blunders Oct 19 '10 at 23:17
    
On the flipside, there is also net.tutsplus.com/articles/web-roundups/… –  DisgruntledGoat Oct 20 '10 at 9:03
    
@DisgruntledGoat: Some nice tips there, but I'm not a big fan of the author's suggested use of the rel attribute. The rel and rev attributes are supposed to define the relationship between the linked document and the current document, not to classify the hyperlink itself. The class attribute would be more appropriate and semantically correct. –  Lèse majesté Oct 20 '10 at 10:42
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Possible answer, I will only select my answer as the correct one if up voted 3 times:

Also, found these of interest too:

Javascript Libraries

client-side programming

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If you're also interested in server-side languages, then try the TIOBE index. –  Lèse majesté Oct 19 '10 at 22:53
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