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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 24 32 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.84% 7.86% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.82% 24.43% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.54% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.89 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.39% -8.57%
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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
110 131 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.34% 32.19% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 97 18
Average daily rate £305 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 44 (100.00%) HTML
2 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (36.36%) XML
3 16 (36.36%) HTML5
3 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 15 (34.09%) jQuery
5 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (29.55%) CSS3
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) .NET
9 10 (22.73%) OO
10 9 (20.45%) Ajax
11 8 (18.18%) PHP
11 8 (18.18%) Java
12 7 (15.91%) Web Services
12 7 (15.91%) MVC
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.91%) User Experience
13 6 (13.64%) Backbone.js
13 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
13 6 (13.64%) Finance
13 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 6 (13.64%) TDD
14 5 (11.36%) C#
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
14 5 (11.36%) Office 365
14 5 (11.36%) REST
15 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (9.09%) JDBC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Fireworks
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) MS Access
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) QUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.27%) Behat
5 1 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (4.55%) UX Designer
5 2 (4.55%) Designer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Designer
5 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) XML
2 16 (36.36%) HTML5
2 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 15 (34.09%) jQuery
4 13 (29.55%) CSS3
5 11 (25.00%) .NET
6 9 (20.45%) Ajax
7 7 (15.91%) Web Services
8 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.64%) Backbone.js
9 5 (11.36%) REST
10 4 (9.09%) Spring Security
10 4 (9.09%) JDBC
10 4 (9.09%) JSP
10 4 (9.09%) Struts
10 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.09%) XHTML
10 4 (9.09%) SAML
10 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.55%) W3C
3 2 (4.55%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) OO
3 7 (15.91%) MVC
4 6 (13.64%) TDD
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) UML
5 4 (9.09%) RAD
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Web Development
5 4 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (6.82%) OO PHP
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Web Design
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Customer Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Content Management
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) PHP
3 8 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Scala
6 3 (6.82%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) Zend
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) OpenText
4 2 (4.55%) Alterian
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow