The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 37 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 5.76% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.31% 34.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Average daily rate £254 £200 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.87% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £165 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £355 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.77% 16.75% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 30
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -21 1 £218 +8.75% 4
Bedford - - - - 9
Biggleswade - - - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 17 (68.00%) HTML5
2 17 (68.00%) CSS3
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
6 9 (36.00%) jQuery
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (32.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (28.00%) OO
8 7 (28.00%) NUnit
8 7 (28.00%) Marketing
8 7 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (24.00%) RESTful
9 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Legal
9 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.00%) XHTML
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.00%) Retail
10 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (20.00%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (12.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) RavenDB
1 5 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) NUnit
2 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) MSTest
6 1 (4.00%) Toad
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 7 (28.00%) Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) Legal
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Website Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 17 (68.00%) HTML5
2 17 (68.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (24.00%) RESTful
7 5 (20.00%) XHTML
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 3 (12.00%) Dojo
9 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
9 3 (12.00%) LESS
10 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.00%) Sass
10 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Social Media
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (20.00%) CQRS
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.00%) CRM
10 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.00%) UML
10 1 (4.00%) Web Design
10 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) MCSD
1 1 (4.00%) MCTS
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) hybris
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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