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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.32% 17.14% 10.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 41.86% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
CSS
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
19 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.00% 40.95% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 37
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) HTML5
3 10 (83.33%) CSS3
4 9 (75.00%) XML
4 9 (75.00%) OO
5 8 (66.67%) JSON
5 8 (66.67%) Backbone.js
6 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (58.33%) Graceful Degradation
6 7 (58.33%) Ajax
6 7 (58.33%) TDD
6 7 (58.33%) XHTML
6 7 (58.33%) Web Design
6 7 (58.33%) Web Services
7 6 (50.00%) Puppet
7 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (41.67%) Subversion
9 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (33.33%) jQuery
9 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (33.33%) SPARQL
9 4 (33.33%) W3C
9 4 (33.33%) Linux
9 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (33.33%) Triplestore
9 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 4 (33.33%) Sass
10 3 (25.00%) Digital Media

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) Triplestore
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Mocha
3 1 (8.33%) QUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) Bower
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
3 1 (8.33%) gulp
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) HTML5
2 10 (83.33%) CSS3
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 8 (66.67%) JSON
5 7 (58.33%) XHTML
5 7 (58.33%) Ajax
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Sass
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
8 3 (25.00%) .NET
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 1 (8.33%) EJB
10 1 (8.33%) JSP
10 1 (8.33%) Struts
10 1 (8.33%) Spring
10 1 (8.33%) JSF
10 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) W3C
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Web Design
2 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (58.33%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SPARQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) F5
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter