The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 4 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 36 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.00% 20.57% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.79% 62.07% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.76 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.40% 33.14% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 31
Average daily rate £325 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £13.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.61% -49.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Poole +6 7 £320 +2.40% 5
Bournemouth -7 7 £325 -20.00% 16
Dorchester - - - -
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 28 (93.33%) HTML
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (56.67%) jQuery
4 13 (43.33%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) MVC
5 12 (40.00%) PHP
5 12 (40.00%) HTML5
6 11 (36.67%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (26.67%) CSS3
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) MySQL
9 7 (23.33%) Photoshop
9 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (23.33%) CMS
9 7 (23.33%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
11 5 (16.67%) Laravel
11 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) Intranet
12 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.33%) Web Services
12 4 (13.33%) Linux
12 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 4 (13.33%) Java
12 4 (13.33%) Migration
12 4 (13.33%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (23.33%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Intranet
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) SSH
2 3 (10.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Ingres
3 3 (10.00%) JasperReports
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) jQuery
3 13 (43.33%) .NET
4 12 (40.00%) HTML5
5 8 (26.67%) CSS3
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (23.33%) Ajax
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.67%) Laravel
9 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) JSON
10 3 (10.00%) CakePHP
10 3 (10.00%) JDBC
10 3 (10.00%) CGI
10 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (10.00%) DAO
10 3 (10.00%) REST
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) VMS
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) System Testing
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) PHP
3 11 (36.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) Korn
6 3 (10.00%) PHP5
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) NFS
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.33%) EPiServer
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago