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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.87% 6.85% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.04% 19.42% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -4.28%
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
96 139 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.04% 35.28% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 10
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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
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 26 May 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 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
3 19 (42.22%) .NET
4 18 (40.00%) HTML5
5 15 (33.33%) CSS3
5 15 (33.33%) jQuery
5 15 (33.33%) XML
5 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.89%) MVC
6 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
9 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 10 (22.22%) OO
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) User Experience
11 8 (17.78%) C#
11 8 (17.78%) PHP
11 8 (17.78%) CRM
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (17.78%) Office 365
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (15.56%) Ajax
12 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
12 7 (15.56%) Intranet
13 6 (13.33%) TDD
13 6 (13.33%) WCF

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) Shopify
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Intranet
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) MS Access
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) QUnit
3 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.22%) Behat
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) CRM Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) UX Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) .NET
3 18 (40.00%) HTML5
4 15 (33.33%) CSS3
4 15 (33.33%) jQuery
4 15 (33.33%) XML
5 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
6 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.56%) Ajax
7 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.33%) WCF
8 6 (13.33%) REST
8 6 (13.33%) Backbone.js
9 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.89%) XHTML
10 4 (8.89%) JSON
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 4 (8.89%) Web Services
11 3 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.44%) Human Factors
3 2 (4.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) CRM
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Web Design
7 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.89%) Content Management
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Web Development
8 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.67%) OO PHP
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) BDD
9 2 (4.44%) Use Case
9 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) PHP
3 8 (17.78%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Scala
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Alterian
3 3 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Zend
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago