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 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 17 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.79% 5.25% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.14% 23.19% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £291 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
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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
70 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.00% 22.62% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 11
Average daily rate £405 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
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 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 70 (97.22%) HTML
2 59 (81.94%) JavaScript
3 45 (62.50%) HTML5
4 42 (58.33%) CSS3
5 40 (55.56%) jQuery
6 37 (51.39%) Ajax
7 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (40.28%) MVC
9 26 (36.11%) REST
10 25 (34.72%) Scala
10 25 (34.72%) JSON
11 24 (33.33%) XML
11 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 22 (30.56%) JUnit
13 21 (29.17%) .NET
13 21 (29.17%) Subversion
14 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
15 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
16 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
16 15 (20.83%) HTTP
16 15 (20.83%) Jasmine
17 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
17 14 (19.44%) Play Framework
17 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
17 14 (19.44%) Web Design
18 13 (18.06%) SQL
18 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
18 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
19 12 (16.67%) C#
19 12 (16.67%) PHP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.11%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.17%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.78%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.39%) Mule
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.78%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) HTTP
2 9 (12.50%) Intranet
3 8 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) MS Access
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.39%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (30.56%) JUnit
3 21 (29.17%) Subversion
4 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 15 (20.83%) Jasmine
6 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
7 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.17%) NUnit
8 3 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.39%) JIRA
9 1 (1.39%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.39%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.39%) Trac
9 1 (1.39%) Hudson
9 1 (1.39%) QUnit
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.94%) Publishing
2 5 (6.94%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.39%) Front Office
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (86.11%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Scala Developer
3 9 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Web Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Web Manager
7 5 (6.94%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Intranet Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Senior UX Designer
10 2 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (97.22%) HTML
2 45 (62.50%) HTML5
3 42 (58.33%) CSS3
4 40 (55.56%) jQuery
5 37 (51.39%) Ajax
6 26 (36.11%) REST
7 25 (34.72%) JSON
8 24 (33.33%) XML
9 21 (29.17%) .NET
10 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 14 (19.44%) Play Framework
12 10 (13.89%) WCF
12 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (12.50%) Web Services
14 8 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
15 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
15 7 (9.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (6.94%) XHTML
16 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) DTV
3 2 (2.78%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) MVC
3 14 (19.44%) Web Design
4 12 (16.67%) TDD
5 11 (15.28%) Scrum
6 10 (13.89%) OO
7 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.33%) Content Management
9 6 (8.33%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) OOP
10 5 (6.94%) CRM
10 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.94%) BDD
10 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (2.78%) Analytics
12 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.78%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (81.94%) JavaScript
2 25 (34.72%) Scala
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) C#
4 12 (16.67%) PHP
5 6 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby
6 2 (2.78%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) VCP4
3 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Alterian
3 5 (6.94%) SAP
4 3 (4.17%) Zend
5 2 (2.78%) Adobe
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) ILOG
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