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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 21 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.81% 9.29% 6.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.21% 34.00% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £475 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.10% 27.32% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 14
Average daily rate £263 £414 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.55% +50.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £475 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 2015. 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
Bournemouth -4 10 £310 -4.61% 29
Poole -4 4 £220 -2.22% 17
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 2
Ferndown - - - - 1
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
3 23 (62.16%) PHP
4 19 (51.35%) MVC
5 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) jQuery
6 12 (32.43%) .NET
6 12 (32.43%) Laravel
7 11 (29.73%) CSS3
7 11 (29.73%) HTML5
7 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
7 11 (29.73%) UNIX
8 10 (27.03%) C#
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) CMS
8 10 (27.03%) Symfony
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 8 (21.62%) MySQL
9 8 (21.62%) Apache
10 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
10 7 (18.92%) PHP5
11 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 6 (16.22%) Linux
11 6 (16.22%) OOP
11 6 (16.22%) OO
11 6 (16.22%) Java
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
12 5 (13.51%) SAN

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (27.03%) CMS
2 8 (21.62%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) Drupal
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) WordPress
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) HTTPS
1 5 (13.51%) SSH
1 5 (13.51%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) Ingres
3 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.51%) JasperReports
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) PHPUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) Moq
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) jQuery
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
3 12 (32.43%) Laravel
4 11 (29.73%) CSS3
4 11 (29.73%) HTML5
4 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.03%) Symfony
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
7 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.51%) JDBC
8 5 (13.51%) CGI
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (13.51%) DAO
8 5 (13.51%) Ajax
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.81%) REST
9 4 (10.81%) LAMP
10 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Photography
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) UNIX
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) VMS
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) MVC
2 6 (16.22%) OOP
2 6 (16.22%) OO
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) Validation
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Change Control
3 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.41%) Web Design
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) Android Development
7 1 (2.70%) BDD
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
2 23 (62.16%) PHP
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) PHP5
6 6 (16.22%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) Perl
7 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
7 5 (13.51%) Korn
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCSD
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) NFS
1 5 (13.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Telerik
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