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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.33% 1.47% 8.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 4.35% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£350 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
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
38 23 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 39.58% 33.82% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 56
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 March 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) Backbone.js
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Graceful Degradation
4 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (21.43%) Triplestore
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) W3C
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Kentico
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Triplestore
3 1 (7.14%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Mocha
2 1 (7.14%) QUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) Bower
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
2 5 (35.71%) Backbone.js
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) XHTML
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) W3C
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) SPARQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef