The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 29 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 98 134 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.64% 8.32% 6.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.20% 30.25% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 87 43
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £378 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
CSS
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
405 443 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.30% 27.50% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 251 179
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Leicestershire -6 27 £285 +7.54% 30
Northamptonshire +7 26 £375 +33.42% 25
Nottinghamshire -18 24 £263 -19.23% 34
Derbyshire -5 13 £265 -10.16% 6
Lincolnshire +5 3 £300 - 8
Rutland - - - - 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 174 (90.16%) HTML
2 160 (82.90%) JavaScript
3 104 (53.89%) jQuery
4 98 (50.78%) HTML5
5 91 (47.15%) C#
6 89 (46.11%) .NET
7 81 (41.97%) CSS3
8 75 (38.86%) ASP.NET
9 55 (28.50%) MVC
10 50 (25.91%) Ajax
11 47 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (22.80%) SQL Server
13 41 (21.24%) Java
14 33 (17.10%) JSON
15 29 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (14.51%) XML
16 28 (14.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (13.99%) Microsoft
18 26 (13.47%) Web Services
19 24 (12.44%) Adobe
20 23 (11.92%) E-Commerce
20 23 (11.92%) Responsive Web Design
21 22 (11.40%) OO
21 22 (11.40%) Finance
22 21 (10.88%) Visual Studio
22 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
22 21 (10.88%) AngularJS
23 20 (10.36%) LESS
23 20 (10.36%) Backbone.js
23 20 (10.36%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (5.18%) IIS
1 10 (5.18%) CMS
1 10 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.66%) Drupal
2 9 (4.66%) WordPress
3 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.11%) Node.js
4 6 (3.11%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.59%) Liferay
5 5 (2.59%) NetWeaver
6 4 (2.07%) SAP Portal
6 4 (2.07%) JBoss
6 4 (2.07%) Moodle
7 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.55%) Apache
7 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.04%) SAP EP
Applications
1 19 (9.84%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.04%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) Tridion
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Exstream
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.63%) SaaS
3 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) Yammer
4 1 (0.52%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) DNS
2 3 (1.55%) SSL
2 3 (1.55%) DMZ
3 2 (1.04%) Intranet
3 2 (1.04%) SMS
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.52%) RTP
4 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.22%) MySQL
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.59%) SAP BI
4 4 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.52%) Informix
7 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (10.88%) Visual Studio
1 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.22%) Subversion
4 11 (5.70%) Grunt
4 11 (5.70%) Bower
5 6 (3.11%) Maven
6 5 (2.59%) JUnit
6 5 (2.59%) NUnit
6 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.07%) Yeoman
7 4 (2.07%) Selenium
7 4 (2.07%) Ant
8 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.55%) MSTest
8 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.04%) QUnit
9 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.04%) Mockito
9 2 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (11.40%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Marketing
3 5 (2.59%) Advertising
3 5 (2.59%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.04%) French Language
5 2 (1.04%) German Language
5 2 (1.04%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.04%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 162 (83.94%) Developer
2 48 (24.87%) .NET Developer
3 46 (23.83%) C# Developer
4 35 (18.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (14.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.33%) Java Developer
8 16 (8.29%) Web Developer
9 13 (6.74%) UI Developer
10 12 (6.22%) UI Programmer
11 10 (5.18%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (4.15%) PHP Developer
12 8 (4.15%) AWS Developer
13 7 (3.63%) SharePoint Developer
14 6 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
14 6 (3.11%) Software Developer
15 5 (2.59%) Consultant
15 5 (2.59%) SAP Consultant
16 4 (2.07%) Analyst
16 4 (2.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (90.16%) HTML
2 104 (53.89%) jQuery
3 98 (50.78%) HTML5
4 89 (46.11%) .NET
5 81 (41.97%) CSS3
6 75 (38.86%) ASP.NET
7 50 (25.91%) Ajax
8 33 (17.10%) JSON
9 29 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (14.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (14.51%) XML
11 26 (13.47%) Web Services
12 21 (10.88%) AngularJS
13 20 (10.36%) LESS
13 20 (10.36%) Backbone.js
14 19 (9.84%) Sass
15 18 (9.33%) XHTML
15 18 (9.33%) WCF
16 16 (8.29%) JSP
16 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.36%) User Experience
2 16 (8.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.11%) Open Source
4 5 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.07%) Psychology
6 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.52%) Physics
7 1 (0.52%) EPoS
7 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.74%) Windows
2 8 (4.15%) Android
3 7 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.11%) Linux
5 5 (2.59%) UNIX
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) MVC
2 47 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.92%) E-Commerce
3 23 (11.92%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (11.40%) OO
5 20 (10.36%) Web Design
6 16 (8.29%) Scrum
7 15 (7.77%) Web Development
8 13 (6.74%) Workflow
9 12 (6.22%) SOA
10 10 (5.18%) OOP
10 10 (5.18%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.66%) MVVM
11 9 (4.66%) TDD
12 8 (4.15%) Content Management
12 8 (4.15%) Migration
12 8 (4.15%) Progressive Enhancement
13 7 (3.63%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (3.63%) Change Management
14 6 (3.11%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 160 (82.90%) JavaScript
2 91 (47.15%) C#
3 41 (21.24%) Java
4 20 (10.36%) SQL
5 19 (9.84%) PHP
6 9 (4.66%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.07%) VB
7 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.55%) PHP5
8 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.55%) VBA
9 2 (1.04%) XAML
9 2 (1.04%) R
9 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.04%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (6.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.04%) HND
2 2 (1.04%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.04%) OCMJD
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) WSUS
1 3 (1.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.44%) Adobe
3 12 (6.22%) Twitter
4 11 (5.70%) Oracle
5 6 (3.11%) Google
6 5 (2.59%) SAP
7 4 (2.07%) hybris
8 3 (1.55%) Zend
8 3 (1.55%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.55%) Sophos
9 2 (1.04%) Endeca
9 2 (1.04%) Apple
9 2 (1.04%) Sun
10 1 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) IBM
10 1 (0.52%) Facebook
10 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.52%) Callidus
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