The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.26% 6.94% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.17% 20.83% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +0.76%
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County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 51.75% 33.33% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 14
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Belfast

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) MVC
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 7 (38.89%) Web Application Development
6 7 (38.89%) RAD
6 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
6 7 (38.89%) Java EE
6 7 (38.89%) Dojo
6 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (22.22%) PHP
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (16.67%) MySQL
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) WCF
11 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
11 1 (5.56%) iPhone
11 1 (5.56%) iPhone SDK
11 1 (5.56%) Kentico
11 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
11 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
11 1 (5.56%) Selenium

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 (5.56%) Kentico
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) Java EE
2 7 (38.89%) Dojo
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
6 1 (5.56%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Web Application Development
3 7 (38.89%) RAD
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft