The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 45 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.15% 3.11% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.92% 17.07% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 1
Average daily rate
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£470 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.82% 18.22% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 28 26
Average daily rate £450 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 80 (97.56%) HTML
2 68 (82.93%) JavaScript
3 55 (67.07%) HTML5
4 52 (63.41%) CSS3
5 48 (58.54%) jQuery
6 43 (52.44%) Ajax
7 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (41.46%) MVC
9 30 (36.59%) Scala
10 29 (35.37%) REST
11 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
12 27 (32.93%) XML
13 26 (31.71%) JSON
14 25 (30.49%) Subversion
15 24 (29.27%) .NET
16 23 (28.05%) JUnit
16 23 (28.05%) Jenkins
17 20 (24.39%) PHP
18 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
18 19 (23.17%) Jasmine
19 18 (21.95%) HTTP
20 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
20 16 (19.51%) SQL
20 16 (19.51%) C#
21 15 (18.29%) TDD
21 15 (18.29%) Web Design
21 15 (18.29%) Play Framework
21 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
22 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
22 14 (17.07%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) ArcGIS
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.44%) JBoss
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (1.22%) Mule
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.44%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) HTTP
2 11 (13.41%) Intranet
3 8 (9.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
2 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.10%) MySQL
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.88%) MS Access
6 1 (1.22%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 25 (30.49%) Subversion
3 23 (28.05%) JUnit
3 23 (28.05%) Jenkins
4 19 (23.17%) Jasmine
5 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
6 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.88%) QUnit
7 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.88%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (3.66%) Trac
8 3 (3.66%) Hudson
8 3 (3.66%) JIRA
9 2 (2.44%) NUnit
9 2 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (1.22%) Grunt
10 1 (1.22%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.22%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.22%) Selenium
10 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Electronics
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.10%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (89.02%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Scala Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.98%) PHP Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.54%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Web Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Web Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (97.56%) HTML
2 55 (67.07%) HTML5
3 52 (63.41%) CSS3
4 48 (58.54%) jQuery
5 43 (52.44%) Ajax
6 29 (35.37%) REST
7 27 (32.93%) XML
8 26 (31.71%) JSON
9 24 (29.27%) .NET
10 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
11 15 (18.29%) Play Framework
12 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (13.41%) Web Services
13 9 (10.98%) WCF
13 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
14 8 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (6.10%) Sass
15 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (6.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) DTV
3 2 (2.44%) NHS
3 2 (2.44%) W3C
3 2 (2.44%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Android
1 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) MVC
3 15 (18.29%) TDD
3 15 (18.29%) Web Design
4 13 (15.85%) OO
4 13 (15.85%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) OOP
6 10 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (10.98%) BDD
8 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.32%) Content Management
9 6 (7.32%) CRM
9 6 (7.32%) Analytics
10 5 (6.10%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.88%) Migration
11 4 (4.88%) SOA
11 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 30 (36.59%) Scala
3 20 (24.39%) PHP
4 16 (19.51%) SQL
4 16 (19.51%) C#
5 8 (9.76%) Java
6 6 (7.32%) Ruby
6 6 (7.32%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.22%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Alterian
3 5 (6.10%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) Adobe
4 2 (2.44%) Zend
5 1 (1.22%) ILOG
5 1 (1.22%) Google
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