The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.89% 4.26% 5.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.17% 22.35% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £405 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
CSS
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 85 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.33% 19.06% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 34
Average daily rate £350 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 6 £290 +28.88% 2
Bedford +5 3 £220 - 3
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 19 (82.61%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 6 (26.09%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) CMS
6 5 (21.74%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) J2EE
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Drupal
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) HTTP
8 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.04%) XSLT
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) C++

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Extranet
2 1 (4.35%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Bower
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) JSP
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) EJB
7 2 (8.70%) Servlets
7 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Qt
8 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
1 6 (26.09%) Web Development
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) UML
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
3 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) SDLC
4 1 (4.35%) API Development
4 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.70%) InterSystems
2 2 (8.70%) Pega
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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