The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing CSS 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.16% 2.50% 13.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.57% 20.00% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
Average daily rate
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£315 £268 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% -24.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.51% 12.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 15
Average daily rate £333 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Cheltenham region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Cheltenham region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (52.00%) C#
4 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) MySQL
6 10 (40.00%) MVC
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (24.00%) MSTest
9 6 (24.00%) NUnit
9 6 (24.00%) XML
10 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) BDD
10 5 (20.00%) REST
11 4 (16.00%) Progressive Enhancement
11 4 (16.00%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (16.00%) CQRS
11 4 (16.00%) Couchbase
11 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (16.00%) Puppet

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Drupal
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) MySQL
3 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) Couchbase
4 4 (16.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) NUnit
1 6 (24.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Author
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Author
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Author
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) SignalR
8 3 (12.00%) WCF
8 3 (12.00%) WinForms
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (4.00%) RESTful
10 1 (4.00%) Ajax
10 1 (4.00%) WPF
10 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Blog
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (16.00%) CQRS
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile First
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) SEO
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) RUP
7 1 (4.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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