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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 4 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.02% 18.39% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.53% 56.14% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +50.00%
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 £33.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
53 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.54% 32.76% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 38
Average daily rate £325 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £41.75 £23.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.78% -24.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £20.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 +5 7 £300 +33.33% 1
Bournemouth -9 5 £300 -32.39% 23
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - - 1
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - - 1
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) PHP
4 13 (48.15%) MVC
5 10 (37.04%) jQuery
6 9 (33.33%) HTML5
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) CSS3
8 7 (25.93%) Laravel
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) CMS
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) Apache
9 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
9 6 (22.22%) REST
10 5 (18.52%) PuTTY
10 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
10 5 (18.52%) Ingres
10 5 (18.52%) VMS
10 5 (18.52%) NFS
10 5 (18.52%) DNS
10 5 (18.52%) CGI
10 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
10 5 (18.52%) RDBMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (25.93%) CMS
2 6 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) WordPress
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Drupal
4 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) PuTTY
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
1 5 (18.52%) SSH
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
1 5 (18.52%) Ingres
1 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) PHPUnit
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 3 (11.11%) NUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) HTML5
4 8 (29.63%) CSS3
5 7 (25.93%) Laravel
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) CGI
7 5 (18.52%) JDBC
7 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 5 (18.52%) DAO
8 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 4 (14.81%) Symfony
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (14.81%) LAMP
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) VMS
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Validation
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) Change Control
4 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) UML
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) PHP
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) C#
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 5 (18.52%) Korn
7 3 (11.11%) PHP5
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) NFS
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Telerik
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