The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.96% 9.28% 9.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.92% 38.30% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £252 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
CSS
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 47 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 18.44% 24.23% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 56
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Devon

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Exeter -11 8 £425 +21.42% 6
Plymouth -2 4 £263 +10.52% 7
Barnstaple - - - - 1
Exmouth - - - - 1
Newton Abbot - - - - 1
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 51 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (72.55%) HTML5
3 36 (70.59%) CSS3
4 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
5 21 (41.18%) Photoshop
6 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (37.25%) Fireworks
8 17 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (31.37%) Web Development
10 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
10 11 (21.57%) jQuery
10 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
11 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
11 10 (19.61%) Web Design
12 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.65%) Java
12 9 (17.65%) .NET
12 9 (17.65%) Degree
12 9 (17.65%) User Experience
13 8 (15.69%) Information Architecture
13 8 (15.69%) C#
13 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
14 7 (13.73%) Usability Testing
15 6 (11.76%) Ajax
15 6 (11.76%) MVC
15 6 (11.76%) PHP
16 5 (9.80%) SQL
16 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
16 5 (9.80%) OO
17 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Photoshop
2 19 (37.25%) Fireworks
3 17 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMPP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) MS Access
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) Grunt
2 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) PhantomJS
3 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.96%) NuGet
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Designer
3 11 (21.57%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Web Designer
5 9 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (72.55%) HTML5
3 36 (70.59%) CSS3
4 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
4 11 (21.57%) jQuery
5 9 (17.65%) .NET
6 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.76%) Ajax
8 4 (7.84%) JSON
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (5.88%) LESS
10 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.92%) WCF
10 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.92%) XHTML
11 1 (1.96%) Spring
11 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) Animation
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) RIA
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) SCORM
4 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Web Development
3 10 (19.61%) Web Design
4 8 (15.69%) Information Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Usability Testing
6 6 (11.76%) MVC
7 5 (9.80%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) UML
9 3 (5.88%) OOP
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.88%) OOD
9 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.92%) ETL
10 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.96%) Content Management
11 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.96%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.65%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.96%) PHP5
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe
2 2 (3.92%) Zend
3 1 (1.96%) BT