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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.45% 3.51% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 9.09% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
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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
38 22 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 40.86% 38.60% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 33
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £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 £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
6 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) RAD
6 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
6 6 (31.58%) Java EE
6 6 (31.58%) Dojo
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) PHP
9 3 (15.79%) MySQL
9 3 (15.79%) WCF
10 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
11 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Selenium
11 1 (5.26%) QA
11 1 (5.26%) CMS
11 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
11 1 (5.26%) Objective-C

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Java EE
2 6 (31.58%) Dojo
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
3 6 (31.58%) RAD
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft