The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.11% 2.61% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 12.00% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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 £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
CSS
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 35.19% 21.74% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 17
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

CSS
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +8 12 £350 - 2
CSS
Northern Ireland

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (66.67%) MVC
5 21 (63.64%) Java
5 21 (63.64%) Web Application Development
6 20 (60.61%) RAD
6 20 (60.61%) Eclipse
6 20 (60.61%) Mac OS X
6 20 (60.61%) Java EE
6 20 (60.61%) Dojo
6 20 (60.61%) Apple iOS
7 8 (24.24%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) Ruby
8 6 (18.18%) Active Record
8 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (18.18%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) Subversion
10 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (12.12%) Alfresco
10 4 (12.12%) JRuby
10 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
10 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
10 4 (12.12%) Sass
10 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.12%) RubyMine
11 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.09%) .NET
11 3 (9.09%) C#

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 4 (12.12%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) RubyMine
4 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) StarTeam
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (3.03%) UI Programmer
4 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (60.61%) Java EE
2 20 (60.61%) Dojo
3 8 (24.24%) jQuery
4 6 (18.18%) HTML5
4 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (12.12%) Sass
5 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (12.12%) JRuby
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) WCF
7 2 (6.06%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) SOAP
8 1 (3.03%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
1 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
1 1 (3.03%) Psychology
1 1 (3.03%) Human Factors
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Mac OS X
1 20 (60.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) MVC
3 21 (63.64%) Web Application Development
4 20 (60.61%) RAD
5 6 (18.18%) Active Record
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Product Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Telerik
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle