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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing CSS 79 121 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.61% 8.13% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.78% 35.07% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 78 47
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
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
295 345 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.94% 23.17% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 190 157
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 45
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £20.00 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £37.50 £40.00
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 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 30 January 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 30 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
Leicestershire -2 33 £275 +7.84% 31
Northamptonshire +6 17 £325 +49.42% 23
Nottinghamshire -20 14 £350 +9.37% 31
Derbyshire +17 10 £315 +26.00% 13
Lincolnshire -2 1 £250 -13.04% 7
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 179 (86.47%) HTML
2 159 (76.81%) JavaScript
3 110 (53.14%) jQuery
4 93 (44.93%) HTML5
5 81 (39.13%) CSS3
6 74 (35.75%) C#
6 74 (35.75%) .NET
7 65 (31.40%) ASP.NET
8 57 (27.54%) Ajax
9 52 (25.12%) MVC
10 49 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 44 (21.26%) Java
13 37 (17.87%) User Experience
14 34 (16.43%) Adobe
14 34 (16.43%) PHP
14 34 (16.43%) SQL
15 33 (15.94%) JSON
16 32 (15.46%) OO
17 31 (14.98%) Photoshop
18 29 (14.01%) Mobile App
19 27 (13.04%) MySQL
20 25 (12.08%) E-Commerce
20 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
21 24 (11.59%) Finance
22 23 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
22 23 (11.11%) Sass
23 22 (10.63%) Visual Studio
23 22 (10.63%) XML
24 21 (10.14%) Apple iOS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (10.14%) WordPress
2 18 (8.70%) CMS
3 15 (7.25%) IIS
4 13 (6.28%) Drupal
4 13 (6.28%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.90%) Node.js
7 5 (2.42%) Liferay
8 4 (1.93%) Apache
8 4 (1.93%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.93%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.93%) nginx
9 3 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.45%) SAP Portal
9 3 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.97%) SAP EP
10 2 (0.97%) Kentico
10 2 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (14.98%) Photoshop
2 15 (7.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (6.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (4.35%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.97%) MS Office
5 2 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.48%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.97%) Heroku
4 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.04%) MySQL
3 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.93%) SAP BI
4 4 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.97%) DTS
6 2 (0.97%) MS Access
6 2 (0.97%) Redis
7 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.48%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 22 (10.63%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.76%) Subversion
5 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.38%) Mockito
5 7 (3.38%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.38%) Maven
6 6 (2.90%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.90%) Selenium
7 5 (2.42%) Grunt
7 5 (2.42%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.45%) Bower
10 2 (0.97%) NUnit
10 2 (0.97%) JIRA
10 2 (0.97%) MSTest
10 2 (0.97%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.97%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (11.59%) Finance
2 15 (7.25%) Marketing
3 10 (4.83%) Banking
4 7 (3.38%) Advertising
5 3 (1.45%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.97%) Publishing
6 2 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 175 (84.54%) Developer
2 37 (17.87%) C# Developer
3 29 (14.01%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 23 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (9.18%) PHP Developer
7 18 (8.70%) Designer
8 17 (8.21%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.80%) UI Programmer
9 12 (5.80%) UI Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Web Designer
10 9 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.86%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.86%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (3.38%) Magento Developer
12 7 (3.38%) SharePoint Developer
13 6 (2.90%) PHP Web Developer
13 6 (2.90%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (86.47%) HTML
2 110 (53.14%) jQuery
3 93 (44.93%) HTML5
4 81 (39.13%) CSS3
5 74 (35.75%) .NET
6 65 (31.40%) ASP.NET
7 57 (27.54%) Ajax
8 33 (15.94%) JSON
9 23 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (11.11%) Sass
10 22 (10.63%) XML
11 20 (9.66%) XHTML
11 20 (9.66%) REST
11 20 (9.66%) AngularJS
12 19 (9.18%) Web Services
13 18 (8.70%) Backbone.js
14 17 (8.21%) LESS
15 15 (7.25%) .NET Framework
16 13 (6.28%) JSP
16 13 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.87%) User Experience
2 29 (14.01%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.83%) Open Source
4 6 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.93%) Psychology
5 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) New Media
7 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.48%) Statistics
7 1 (0.48%) Physics
7 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.48%) EPoS
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.14%) Apple iOS
2 19 (9.18%) Android
3 16 (7.73%) Linux
4 11 (5.31%) Windows
5 4 (1.93%) UNIX
5 4 (1.93%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.12%) MVC
2 49 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.46%) OO
4 25 (12.08%) E-Commerce
5 18 (8.70%) Web Development
6 16 (7.73%) Web Design
6 16 (7.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (7.25%) OOP
8 14 (6.76%) TDD
9 13 (6.28%) Mobile Application Development
10 12 (5.80%) SOA
10 12 (5.80%) Waterfall
11 11 (5.31%) Content Management
11 11 (5.31%) Scrum
12 9 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.35%) Workflow
13 8 (3.86%) SEO
13 8 (3.86%) Use Case
14 7 (3.38%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.38%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 159 (76.81%) JavaScript
2 74 (35.75%) C#
3 44 (21.26%) Java
4 34 (16.43%) PHP
4 34 (16.43%) SQL
5 8 (3.86%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.42%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.93%) Python
8 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.45%) PHP5
8 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.45%) VB
9 2 (0.97%) C++
9 2 (0.97%) XAML
9 2 (0.97%) R
10 1 (0.48%) Ruby
10 1 (0.48%) VB6
10 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.48%) ISEB
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) WAI
Vendors
1 34 (16.43%) Adobe
2 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.35%) Twitter
4 8 (3.86%) Zend
5 6 (2.90%) Google
5 6 (2.90%) hybris
6 5 (2.42%) Oracle
7 4 (1.93%) SAP
7 4 (1.93%) Facebook
8 2 (0.97%) Apple
8 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.48%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.48%) Cognos
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