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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 34 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.51% 1.55% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 9.23% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
82 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.70% 16.84% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 33
Average daily rate £400 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £638 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 2 £358 - 2
Bedford +4 1 £275 -8.33% 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 6 (50.00%) User Experience
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
4 5 (41.67%) LESS
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Dojo
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) CMS
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Kentico
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Dojo
3 5 (41.67%) LESS
3 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore