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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 43 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.94% 4.73% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 21.31% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Average daily rate
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£356 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.84% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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
89 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.55% 22.18% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 27
Average daily rate £400 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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
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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 -21 3 £375 +32.74% 2
Bedford +4 2 £338 -3.57% 2
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) MVC
3 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
4 24 (60.00%) CSS3
5 22 (55.00%) TDD
6 20 (50.00%) Ajax
6 20 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (47.50%) OO
8 18 (45.00%) .NET
8 18 (45.00%) Subversion
8 18 (45.00%) LESS
8 18 (45.00%) Dojo
8 18 (45.00%) Django
9 17 (42.50%) JSP
10 16 (40.00%) DOM
11 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
11 11 (27.50%) Dependency Management
11 11 (27.50%) HTML5
12 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (25.00%) C#
13 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (17.50%) Sass
14 7 (17.50%) jQuery
14 7 (17.50%) XHR
15 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
16 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
16 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
16 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (12.50%) hybris
17 4 (10.00%) Web Services

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (5.00%) Drupal
1 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) NUnit
2 1 (2.50%) MSTest
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (17.50%) UI Programmer
3 7 (17.50%) UI Developer
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Web Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 24 (60.00%) CSS3
3 20 (50.00%) Ajax
4 18 (45.00%) .NET
4 18 (45.00%) LESS
4 18 (45.00%) Dojo
4 18 (45.00%) Django
5 17 (42.50%) JSP
6 16 (40.00%) DOM
7 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
7 11 (27.50%) HTML5
8 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (17.50%) Sass
9 7 (17.50%) jQuery
9 7 (17.50%) XHR
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.00%) Web Services
12 3 (7.50%) Silverlight
12 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
13 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) MVC
2 22 (55.00%) TDD
3 20 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (47.50%) OO
5 11 (27.50%) Dependency Management
6 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Web Design
10 2 (5.00%) Web Development
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) Content Management
11 1 (2.50%) CRM
11 1 (2.50%) RUP
11 1 (2.50%) DSDM
11 1 (2.50%) UML
11 1 (2.50%) Project Management
11 1 (2.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) PHP5
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook
2 1 (2.50%) Twitter