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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 16 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.81% 11.30% 9.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.62% 44.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
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 £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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
65 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.92% 25.22% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 18
Average daily rate £413 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
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 £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 13 (59.09%) MySQL
5 13 (59.09%) MVC
6 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) C#
8 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (40.91%) TDD
9 9 (40.91%) BDD
10 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (31.82%) MSTest
11 7 (31.82%) NUnit
11 7 (31.82%) Scrum
12 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
12 6 (27.27%) jQuery
12 6 (27.27%) REST
13 5 (22.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (22.73%) Puppet
13 5 (22.73%) Progressive Enhancement
13 5 (22.73%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (22.73%) CQRS
13 5 (22.73%) Couchbase
13 5 (22.73%) Degree
13 5 (22.73%) Java

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (22.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (22.73%) Couchbase
5 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MSTest
1 7 (31.82%) NUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.64%) Spring MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Spring
8 3 (13.64%) HTML5
8 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.64%) CSS3
9 2 (9.09%) Laravel
9 2 (9.09%) XML
10 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (22.73%) CQRS
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) RUP
7 1 (4.55%) DSDM
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) SAP