The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.03% - 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
CSS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.21% 18.18% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £300 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -37.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Bedford region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Bedford region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) OOCSS
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) OOCSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin