The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing CSS 61 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.72% 8.10% 11.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.33% 27.91% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 36
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
286 215 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.20% 29.01% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 115
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £25.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
East of England

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 39 £313 -10.71% 30
Peterborough +1 11 £310 -8.14% 6
St Neots - - - -
Chatteris - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 3
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 135 (94.41%) HTML
2 97 (67.83%) JavaScript
3 84 (58.74%) jQuery
4 71 (49.65%) .NET
5 69 (48.25%) C#
6 62 (43.36%) MVC
7 55 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 51 (35.66%) CSS3
9 49 (34.27%) HTML5
10 40 (27.97%) SQL Server
11 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (26.57%) OO
13 37 (25.87%) PHP
14 30 (20.98%) SQL
14 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
15 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
16 24 (16.78%) AngularJS
17 23 (16.08%) XHTML
17 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (15.38%) MySQL
19 21 (14.69%) Visual Studio
20 20 (13.99%) TDD
21 19 (13.29%) Ajax
21 19 (13.29%) Oracle
21 19 (13.29%) Web Services
21 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
22 18 (12.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
23 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 15 (10.49%) OAuth

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (10.49%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.09%) Apache
3 12 (8.39%) WordPress
4 9 (6.29%) Node.js
5 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.80%) IIS
7 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.10%) CMS
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Tridion
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) SaaS
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Force.com
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.49%) SMTP
2 5 (3.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.38%) MySQL
3 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.99%) Subversion
3 9 (6.29%) JIRA
3 9 (6.29%) NUnit
4 8 (5.59%) Grunt
5 7 (4.90%) Moq
6 6 (4.20%) Bower
6 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.80%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.10%) Firebug
8 3 (2.10%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (4.20%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Retail
3 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.40%) Publishing
4 2 (1.40%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (90.91%) Developer
2 51 (35.66%) .NET Developer
3 29 (20.28%) C# Developer
4 27 (18.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (17.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (14.69%) Web Developer
6 21 (14.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (10.49%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (8.39%) LAMP Developer
9 7 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.10%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Software Development Engineer
11 3 (2.10%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.10%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Development Engineer
12 2 (1.40%) Agile .NET Developer
12 2 (1.40%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (94.41%) HTML
2 84 (58.74%) jQuery
3 71 (49.65%) .NET
4 55 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 51 (35.66%) CSS3
6 49 (34.27%) HTML5
7 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
9 24 (16.78%) AngularJS
10 23 (16.08%) XHTML
11 19 (13.29%) Ajax
11 19 (13.29%) Web Services
12 18 (12.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 15 (10.49%) OpenID
14 15 (10.49%) OAuth
15 14 (9.79%) WCF
16 13 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
17 12 (8.39%) XML
17 12 (8.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Open Source
2 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.20%) Kindle
4 3 (2.10%) RIA
4 3 (2.10%) W3C
4 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Wiki
5 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.70%) MPEG
5 1 (0.70%) IPTV
5 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Linux
1 12 (8.39%) Android
1 12 (8.39%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 5 (3.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.36%) MVC
2 38 (26.57%) OO
3 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.99%) TDD
5 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.49%) Unit Testing
7 13 (9.09%) Scrum
8 12 (8.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (8.39%) Android Development
8 12 (8.39%) iOS Development
9 11 (7.69%) Web Development
10 10 (6.99%) OOP
11 8 (5.59%) SEO
12 7 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.20%) Test Scripting
14 5 (3.50%) Web Application Development
14 5 (3.50%) Software Engineering
14 5 (3.50%) Web Design
15 4 (2.80%) Rapid Prototyping
15 4 (2.80%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (67.83%) JavaScript
2 69 (48.25%) C#
3 37 (25.87%) PHP
4 30 (20.98%) SQL
5 15 (10.49%) Perl
5 15 (10.49%) Tcl
6 13 (9.09%) PHP5
7 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.10%) Python
8 3 (2.10%) Java
8 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) OpenSSO
2 12 (8.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.29%) Oracle
3 6 (4.20%) ATG
4 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.40%) Adobe
6 1 (0.70%) Zend
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
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