The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Bradford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.45% 5.06% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.51% 24.24% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £310 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 25.52% 20.89% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 11
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
5 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) CSS3
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) XHTML
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) EPiServer
8 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
10 2 (12.50%) Web Services
10 2 (12.50%) XSLT
10 2 (12.50%) SOA
10 2 (12.50%) W3C
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 2 (12.50%) Ajax

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) CSS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
5 8 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) XHTML
7 4 (25.00%) WCF
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (18.75%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (12.50%) XSLT
9 2 (12.50%) Ajax
9 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
9 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft