The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Dorset region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs citing CSS 18 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.45% 7.79% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 38.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 1
Average daily rate
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£255 £300 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +49.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.76% 20.49% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 37
Average daily rate £285 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +4 9 £265 -18.46% 20
Poole +5 3 £300 +20.00% 7
Dorchester - - - -
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 9 (39.13%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
8 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
9 6 (26.09%) PHP
9 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 6 (26.09%) CMS
10 5 (21.74%) Intranet
10 5 (21.74%) MySQL
10 5 (21.74%) Ajax
10 5 (21.74%) CSS3
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
11 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
11 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.04%) CRM
12 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
3 2 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.35%) MS Office
4 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) jQuery
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) HTML5
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) Flash
10 1 (4.35%) Spring
10 1 (4.35%) SOAP
10 1 (4.35%) Web Services
10 1 (4.35%) J2EE
10 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
3 2 (8.70%) Graphic Design
3 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.04%) System Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.35%) Ektron
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago