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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 17 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.85% 6.73% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.15% 22.55% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +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 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
CSS
South Wales

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
65 102 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.21% 29.82% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 68 6
Average daily rate £350 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 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 31 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 61 (96.83%) HTML
2 49 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 36 (57.14%) HTML5
4 32 (50.79%) CSS3
4 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (42.86%) jQuery
6 26 (41.27%) Ajax
7 25 (39.68%) REST
8 24 (38.10%) Scala
9 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
9 23 (36.51%) XML
10 22 (34.92%) JUnit
11 21 (33.33%) .NET
12 20 (31.75%) Subversion
13 19 (30.16%) JSON
13 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
14 18 (28.57%) MVC
15 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET
16 15 (23.81%) HTTP
17 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
17 14 (22.22%) Play Framework
17 14 (22.22%) MongoDB
17 14 (22.22%) Jasmine
18 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
18 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
18 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
19 12 (19.05%) C#
19 12 (19.05%) User Experience
20 11 (17.46%) Intranet
21 10 (15.87%) Internet

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.35%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.17%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Mule
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Fireworks
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) HTTP
2 11 (17.46%) Intranet
3 10 (15.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) MS Access
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
2 22 (34.92%) JUnit
3 20 (31.75%) Subversion
4 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
5 14 (22.22%) Jasmine
6 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.76%) NUnit
8 3 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.59%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Publishing
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Electronics
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Scala Developer
3 8 (12.70%) CRM Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Web Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Web Manager
7 4 (6.35%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Intranet Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (3.17%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.17%) Designer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (96.83%) HTML
2 36 (57.14%) HTML5
3 32 (50.79%) CSS3
4 27 (42.86%) jQuery
5 26 (41.27%) Ajax
6 25 (39.68%) REST
7 23 (36.51%) XML
8 21 (33.33%) .NET
9 19 (30.16%) JSON
10 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET
11 14 (22.22%) Play Framework
12 10 (15.87%) Web Services
13 9 (14.29%) WCF
14 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (12.70%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework
15 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
16 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
17 5 (7.94%) XHTML
18 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) DTV
3 2 (3.17%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Android
1 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) MVC
3 9 (14.29%) TDD
3 9 (14.29%) Scrum
4 8 (12.70%) Web Design
4 8 (12.70%) CRM
4 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.70%) Content Management
5 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.76%) OO
6 3 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.76%) BDD
7 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.17%) Analytics
7 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.17%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 24 (38.10%) Scala
3 12 (19.05%) C#
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) Java
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Alterian
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Zend
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) ILOG
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