The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 18 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.00% 2.96% 5.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 9.76% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.61%
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 £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -8.57%
CSS
West Yorkshire

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 Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 22.18% 30.37% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) C#
2 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
3 21 (72.41%) HTML
4 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) MVC
5 15 (51.72%) SQL
5 15 (51.72%) jQuery
6 14 (48.28%) Web Services
7 13 (44.83%) CMS
8 12 (41.38%) WCF
8 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (37.93%) XML
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (27.59%) SOA
11 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
12 7 (24.14%) QA
13 6 (20.69%) Python
14 5 (17.24%) Java
14 5 (17.24%) JSON
14 5 (17.24%) Marketing
14 5 (17.24%) Android
14 5 (17.24%) OAuth
14 5 (17.24%) RESTful
14 5 (17.24%) OAuth2
14 5 (17.24%) Android Development
15 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 13 (44.83%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Web Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Android Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
1 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
2 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) jQuery
4 14 (48.28%) Web Services
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (41.38%) WCF
6 11 (37.93%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) OAuth
7 5 (17.24%) RESTful
7 5 (17.24%) OAuth2
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
9 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.45%) Symfony
9 1 (3.45%) LINQ
9 1 (3.45%) XHTML
9 1 (3.45%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) Android Development
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.69%) Python
6 5 (17.24%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) EPiServer