The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheltenham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.52% 12.36% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 52.38% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Average daily rate
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£268 £350 £546
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £679
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.61% 23.60% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 26
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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 10 (62.50%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) RSS
2 9 (56.25%) Drupal
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (43.75%) VirtualBox
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Varnish
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) Zend
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (18.75%) CMDB
7 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) LDAP
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) ITSM

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (56.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) RSS
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Symfony
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
6 1 (6.25%) JDBC
6 1 (6.25%) XSL
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
1 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
1 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
1 3 (18.75%) Release Management
1 3 (18.75%) Service Management
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) ITSM
1 3 (18.75%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Web Development
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) System Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VirtualBox
2 6 (37.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) Zend
4 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Google