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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.39% 9.17% 9.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.40% 40.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
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 £32.52 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.23% 22.94% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 15
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (72.00%) .NET
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (52.00%) SQL
7 12 (48.00%) C#
7 12 (48.00%) MVC
8 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (44.00%) MySQL
9 9 (36.00%) TDD
9 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (36.00%) BDD
10 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (32.00%) Scrum
11 7 (28.00%) NUnit
11 7 (28.00%) MSTest
12 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (24.00%) jQuery
12 6 (24.00%) REST
13 5 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (20.00%) CQRS
13 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
13 5 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (20.00%) Degree
13 5 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
13 5 (20.00%) Puppet
13 5 (20.00%) Java

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) MySQL
3 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) NUnit
1 7 (28.00%) MSTest
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Author
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Author
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.00%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) J2EE
8 3 (12.00%) Spring
8 3 (12.00%) WinForms
8 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) SignalR
9 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (20.00%) CQRS
5 5 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) RUP
7 1 (4.00%) DSDM
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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