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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.68% 14.29% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 43.48% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £200 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £377 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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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
17 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.18% 32.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 15
Average daily rate £388 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 29 August 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) RSS
2 7 (58.33%) Drupal
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Varnish
3 6 (50.00%) VirtualBox
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) XSL
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Zend
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (8.33%) SaaS
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) RSS
1 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSL
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
1 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Varnish
1 6 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Zend
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) Google