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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 9 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +44
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.34% 11.11% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.15% 34.78% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 23 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.41% 31.94% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 49
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
Gloucestershire

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 17 April 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 12 (70.59%) jQuery
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) RSS
3 8 (47.06%) Drupal
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) VirtualBox
5 5 (29.41%) Varnish
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) ITSM
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (17.65%) CMDB
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (47.06%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) jQuery
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) RSS
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
8 1 (5.88%) WPF
8 1 (5.88%) JDBC
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Service Management
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
1 3 (17.65%) ITSM
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Workflow
1 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
1 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
1 3 (17.65%) Release Management
1 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) XQuery
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VirtualBox
2 5 (29.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Zend
2 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft