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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 18 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.26% 7.18% 4.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.71% 22.61% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +41.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -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
70 115 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.23% 31.77% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 8
Average daily rate £375 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
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 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 65 (97.01%) HTML
2 53 (79.10%) JavaScript
3 39 (58.21%) HTML5
4 36 (53.73%) CSS3
5 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (46.27%) jQuery
7 27 (40.30%) Ajax
7 27 (40.30%) REST
8 24 (35.82%) XML
9 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
9 23 (34.33%) Scala
10 22 (32.84%) .NET
10 22 (32.84%) JUnit
11 21 (31.34%) JSON
12 20 (29.85%) Subversion
13 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
14 17 (25.37%) Jasmine
14 17 (25.37%) MVC
14 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
15 15 (22.39%) HTTP
16 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
16 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
17 13 (19.40%) Play Framework
17 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
17 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
17 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
18 12 (17.91%) C#
18 12 (17.91%) User Experience
19 11 (16.42%) KnockoutJS
19 11 (16.42%) Intranet

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.97%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.99%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Mule
5 1 (1.49%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.94%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) HTTP
2 11 (16.42%) Intranet
3 10 (14.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) MS Access
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (32.84%) JUnit
3 20 (29.85%) Subversion
4 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
5 17 (25.37%) Jasmine
6 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
7 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.48%) NUnit
8 3 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (4.48%) QUnit
9 1 (1.49%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Publishing
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (79.10%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Scala Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (11.94%) CRM Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (7.46%) AWS Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Web Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Web Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) UX Designer
8 2 (2.99%) Designer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (97.01%) HTML
2 39 (58.21%) HTML5
3 36 (53.73%) CSS3
4 31 (46.27%) jQuery
5 27 (40.30%) REST
5 27 (40.30%) Ajax
6 24 (35.82%) XML
7 22 (32.84%) .NET
8 21 (31.34%) JSON
9 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
10 13 (19.40%) Play Framework
11 11 (16.42%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
13 9 (13.43%) Web Services
13 9 (13.43%) WCF
14 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
15 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
16 6 (8.96%) XHTML
17 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) DTV
2 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.99%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) MVC
3 11 (16.42%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) Scrum
4 8 (11.94%) Web Design
4 8 (11.94%) CRM
4 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.94%) Content Management
5 5 (7.46%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.48%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.48%) OO
6 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (4.48%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (2.99%) Information Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) BDD
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 53 (79.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.33%) Scala
3 12 (17.91%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Alterian
3 3 (4.48%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Zend
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) ILOG