The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Belfast 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 13.98% 5.22% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.94% 16.28% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 33.33% 32.09% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 18
Average daily rate £388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
CSS
County Antrim

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 11 July 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Web Application Development
4 13 (59.09%) Dojo
4 13 (59.09%) Apple iOS
4 13 (59.09%) Java EE
4 13 (59.09%) MVC
4 13 (59.09%) Mac OS X
4 13 (59.09%) RAD
4 13 (59.09%) Eclipse
4 13 (59.09%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) Ruby
5 6 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (27.27%) Active Record
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (18.18%) Alfresco
7 4 (18.18%) JRuby
7 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 4 (18.18%) Sass
7 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (18.18%) RubyMine
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
9 1 (4.55%) C#
9 1 (4.55%) Maven

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (18.18%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Eclipse
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) RubyMine
4 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) StarTeam
4 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) Java EE
2 13 (59.09%) Dojo
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (18.18%) Sass
4 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (18.18%) JRuby
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
1 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
1 1 (4.55%) Psychology
1 1 (4.55%) Human Factors
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Mac OS X
1 13 (59.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Web Application Development
3 13 (59.09%) RAD
3 13 (59.09%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Active Record
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Telerik