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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.38% 10.88% 11.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 24.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 10
Average daily rate £300 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £392 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £425 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £35.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-43.48% +11.71%
CSS
Gloucestershire

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
29 65 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.18% 44.22% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 17
Average daily rate £325 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 28 April 2016, 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 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Drupal
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Zend
5 2 (22.22%) Zend Framework
5 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Author
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Zend Framework
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OO PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) MCAD
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSD
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft