The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 28 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.27% 13.41% 17.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 36.36% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £270 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 33.18% 36.87% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 28
Average daily rate £300 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 92 (100.00%) HTML
2 89 (96.74%) JavaScript
3 65 (70.65%) jQuery
4 60 (65.22%) .NET
5 56 (60.87%) ASP.NET
6 49 (53.26%) SQL
7 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (39.13%) C#
9 35 (38.04%) Web Services
10 33 (35.87%) XML
11 32 (34.78%) MVC
12 31 (33.70%) XSLT
13 30 (32.61%) User Experience
14 29 (31.52%) Ajax
15 28 (30.43%) Web Development
15 28 (30.43%) Visual Studio
16 27 (29.35%) OOP
16 27 (29.35%) CMS
16 27 (29.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (27.17%) XHTML
17 25 (27.17%) Content Management
18 24 (26.09%) OpenText
18 24 (26.09%) Adobe
19 23 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 22 (23.91%) Intranet
21 21 (22.83%) W3C
21 21 (22.83%) XSD
22 19 (20.65%) WCF
22 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
22 19 (20.65%) Google

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 27 (29.35%) CMS
2 18 (19.57%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) Jetty
5 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.09%) Moodle
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) Intranet
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.17%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.17%) BaseX
5 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 18 (19.57%) Axure RP
3 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.70%) NUnit
4 8 (8.70%) StyleCop
5 5 (5.43%) Subversion
6 4 (4.35%) Selenium
6 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.26%) JUnit
8 2 (2.17%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.17%) TestNG
8 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.09%) RSpec
9 1 (1.09%) Mocha
9 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.09%) Maven
9 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (18.48%) Publishing
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (93.48%) Developer
2 31 (33.70%) .NET Developer
3 25 (27.17%) C# .NET Developer
3 25 (27.17%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.74%) CMS Developer
5 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (19.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.96%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.52%) PHP Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (3.26%) UX Designer
12 3 (3.26%) Designer
12 3 (3.26%) UI Designer
13 2 (2.17%) Lead Developer
13 2 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 2 (2.17%) C# Web Developer
13 2 (2.17%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (2.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) HTML
2 65 (70.65%) jQuery
3 60 (65.22%) .NET
4 56 (60.87%) ASP.NET
5 35 (38.04%) Web Services
6 33 (35.87%) XML
7 31 (33.70%) XSLT
8 29 (31.52%) Ajax
9 27 (29.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 25 (27.17%) XHTML
11 21 (22.83%) XSD
12 19 (20.65%) WCF
12 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
13 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (18.48%) HTML5
14 16 (17.39%) Entity Framework
15 12 (13.04%) LINQ
16 10 (10.87%) Spring
16 10 (10.87%) CSS3
17 9 (9.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.61%) User Experience
2 21 (22.83%) W3C
3 18 (19.57%) Web 2.0
4 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.43%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.26%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.17%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.78%) MVC
3 28 (30.43%) Web Development
4 27 (29.35%) OOP
5 25 (27.17%) Content Management
6 18 (19.57%) Rapid Prototyping
7 16 (17.39%) TDD
8 15 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (14.13%) Scrum
9 13 (14.13%) OO
10 10 (10.87%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.52%) BDD
13 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.35%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (4.35%) Software Architecture
15 3 (3.26%) UX Design
15 3 (3.26%) Information Architecture
15 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (96.74%) JavaScript
2 49 (53.26%) SQL
3 36 (39.13%) C#
4 10 (10.87%) Java
4 10 (10.87%) XPath
5 9 (9.78%) PHP
6 6 (6.52%) XQuery
7 4 (4.35%) PHP5
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.09%) JPQL
9 1 (1.09%) HQL
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) OpenText
1 24 (26.09%) Adobe
2 19 (20.65%) Google
2 19 (20.65%) RedDot
3 8 (8.70%) Capita
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.09%) Zend
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com