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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 56 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 22.86% 18.91% 10.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.87% 48.72% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.54 £22.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
CSS
East Sussex

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
92 78 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 37.55% 38.81% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 24
Average daily rate £300 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.61 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.96% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £17.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £22.50 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 60 (65.22%) jQuery
4 52 (56.52%) .NET
5 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET
6 44 (47.83%) SQL
7 36 (39.13%) Web Services
7 36 (39.13%) XML
7 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (36.96%) XSLT
8 34 (36.96%) User Experience
9 31 (33.70%) C#
9 31 (33.70%) Web Development
10 30 (32.61%) OOP
11 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
11 29 (31.52%) MVC
12 28 (30.43%) Ajax
12 28 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (28.26%) CMS
14 25 (27.17%) Adobe
14 25 (27.17%) XHTML
14 25 (27.17%) Content Management
14 25 (27.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 24 (26.09%) Open Text
16 22 (23.91%) Intranet
17 21 (22.83%) W3C
17 21 (22.83%) XSD
18 20 (21.74%) WCF
19 19 (20.65%) Google
19 19 (20.65%) RedDot

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 26 (28.26%) CMS
2 18 (19.57%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.26%) Jetty
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.09%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) Intranet
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) 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 Integration Services
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) BaseX
5 2 (2.17%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
2 18 (19.57%) Axure RP
3 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.78%) StyleCop
4 9 (9.78%) NUnit
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
6 5 (5.43%) Subversion
7 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.26%) JUnit
7 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.17%) TestNG
8 2 (2.17%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.09%) Mocha
9 1 (1.09%) Ant
9 1 (1.09%) RSpec
9 1 (1.09%) Maven
General
1 17 (18.48%) Publishing
2 8 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (90.22%) Developer
2 24 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 20 (21.74%) CMS Developer
4 19 (20.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Web Developer
6 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (14.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
9 8 (8.70%) PHP Developer
10 7 (7.61%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (5.43%) Designer
12 5 (5.43%) UX Designer
12 5 (5.43%) UI Designer
13 3 (3.26%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (3.26%) C# Web Developer
14 2 (2.17%) HTML Developer
14 2 (2.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) HTML
2 60 (65.22%) jQuery
3 52 (56.52%) .NET
4 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET
5 36 (39.13%) Web Services
5 36 (39.13%) XML
6 34 (36.96%) XSLT
7 28 (30.43%) Ajax
7 28 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (27.17%) XHTML
9 21 (22.83%) XSD
10 20 (21.74%) WCF
11 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
12 17 (18.48%) HTML5
12 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 13 (14.13%) LINQ
15 10 (10.87%) Spring
15 10 (10.87%) CSS3
16 9 (9.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.96%) User Experience
2 21 (22.83%) W3C
3 18 (19.57%) Web 2.0
4 5 (5.43%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.43%) Graphic Design
4 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.17%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.70%) Web Development
3 30 (32.61%) OOP
4 29 (31.52%) MVC
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
10 10 (10.87%) OO
10 10 (10.87%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.52%) BDD
13 5 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (5.43%) Information Architecture
13 5 (5.43%) UX Design
14 4 (4.35%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 89 (96.74%) JavaScript
2 44 (47.83%) SQL
3 31 (33.70%) C#
4 13 (14.13%) XPath
5 11 (11.96%) PHP
6 10 (10.87%) Java
7 7 (7.61%) PHP5
8 6 (6.52%) XQuery
9 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.09%) JPQL
10 1 (1.09%) HQL
10 1 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) Scala
10 1 (1.09%) Groovy
10 1 (1.09%) VB6
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Adobe
2 24 (26.09%) Open Text
3 19 (20.65%) Google
3 19 (20.65%) RedDot
4 8 (8.70%) Capita
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) Twitter
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft