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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 8 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.58% 13.23% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.45% 55.56% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Average daily rate
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£308 £313 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +55.86%
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 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
55 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.91% 23.81% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 34
Average daily rate £315 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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
Bournemouth -3 7 £325 - 15
Poole +2 5 £315 +5.00% 3
Dorchester - - - -
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (92.86%) HTML
2 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (60.71%) jQuery
4 13 (46.43%) .NET
5 12 (42.86%) HTML5
6 11 (39.29%) C#
6 11 (39.29%) MVC
7 10 (35.71%) PHP
8 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
9 8 (28.57%) CSS3
10 7 (25.00%) Ajax
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (25.00%) MySQL
10 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
10 7 (25.00%) CMS
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
12 5 (17.86%) Intranet
13 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 4 (14.29%) EPiServer
13 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 4 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (14.29%) JSON
13 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) CMS
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.71%) InfoPath
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) JasperReports
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
3 3 (10.71%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 17 (60.71%) jQuery
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) HTML5
5 8 (28.57%) CSS3
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) Ajax
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.29%) JSON
8 4 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.71%) REST
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.71%) Laravel
9 3 (10.71%) CakePHP
10 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) XML
11 1 (3.57%) CGI
11 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) VMS
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) System Testing
4 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) PHP
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.71%) PHP5
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) Korn
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Telerik
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