The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 18 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 Colchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 2.33% 24.14% 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 73.68% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Average daily rate £138 £190 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -15.08%
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 £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 19.77% 32.76% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 3
Average daily rate £375 £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
Essex

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Colchester region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Colchester region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

CSS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Java