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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.75% 4.81% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.15% 13.16% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£313 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
66 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 51.16% 36.54% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 12
Average daily rate £300 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £297 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £363
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 £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 10 £313 - 3
CSS
Northern Ireland

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (46.67%) Dojo
5 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
5 7 (46.67%) RAD
5 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (46.67%) Mac OS X
5 7 (46.67%) Java EE
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
8 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
8 1 (6.67%) Psychology
8 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.67%) QA
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Java EE
2 7 (46.67%) Dojo
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) iPhone SDK
5 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (6.67%) Psychology
1 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (46.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) RAD
2 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft