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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 117 94 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.60% 5.65% 5.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.79% 20.84% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 48
Average daily rate
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£285 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £345 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £67.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £109.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +13.15%
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
368 451 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.90% 27.10% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 239 153
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 15 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 15 September 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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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 +10 45 £275 - 28
Northamptonshire +18 32 £364 +45.60% 30
Nottinghamshire +11 21 £250 -11.50% 24
Derbyshire +2 11 £263 -0.94% 15
Lincolnshire +12 8 £250 -1.96% 11
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 210 (90.52%) HTML
2 177 (76.29%) JavaScript
3 122 (52.59%) jQuery
4 104 (44.83%) C#
5 102 (43.97%) .NET
6 97 (41.81%) HTML5
7 85 (36.64%) CSS3
8 77 (33.19%) MVC
9 68 (29.31%) ASP.NET
10 60 (25.86%) Ajax
11 52 (22.41%) SQL
12 51 (21.98%) PHP
13 49 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (20.26%) SQL Server
15 33 (14.22%) MySQL
16 32 (13.79%) OO
17 31 (13.36%) Photoshop
18 30 (12.93%) Mobile App
19 29 (12.50%) XML
20 28 (12.07%) JSON
20 28 (12.07%) User Experience
20 28 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (11.64%) Responsive Web Design
22 26 (11.21%) E-Commerce
22 26 (11.21%) Web Design
23 25 (10.78%) XHTML
23 25 (10.78%) WCF
24 24 (10.34%) Java
25 23 (9.91%) Web Development
25 23 (9.91%) Sass

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 17 (7.33%) WordPress
2 16 (6.90%) CMS
3 7 (3.02%) IIS
4 6 (2.59%) Drupal
5 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.16%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.72%) Node.js
6 4 (1.72%) Apache
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.86%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) Jetty
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.43%) nginx
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 31 (13.36%) Photoshop
2 18 (7.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.16%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.29%) InDesign
4 3 (1.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Magento
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.86%) Tridion
4 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) Internet
2 3 (1.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.22%) MySQL
3 17 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.72%) OLAP
6 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.90%) Subversion
3 13 (5.60%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.16%) JUnit
5 4 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.72%) Maven
5 4 (1.72%) JIRA
5 4 (1.72%) Selenium
5 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.29%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.29%) Grunt
6 3 (1.29%) Yeoman
6 3 (1.29%) Bower
6 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (1.29%) JSUnit
7 2 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.86%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (9.05%) Finance
2 14 (6.03%) Marketing
3 9 (3.88%) Retail
4 7 (3.02%) Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (88.36%) Developer
2 56 (24.14%) Web Developer
3 54 (23.28%) .NET Developer
4 52 (22.41%) C# Developer
5 37 (15.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (14.66%) Front-End Developer
7 31 (13.36%) PHP Developer
7 31 (13.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (11.64%) Designer
10 17 (7.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 11 (4.74%) C# Web Developer
11 11 (4.74%) Applications Developer
11 11 (4.74%) Magento Developer
12 10 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.88%) UI Developer
13 9 (3.88%) UI Programmer
13 9 (3.88%) Digital Designer
14 8 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
15 7 (3.02%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (90.52%) HTML
2 122 (52.59%) jQuery
3 102 (43.97%) .NET
4 97 (41.81%) HTML5
5 85 (36.64%) CSS3
6 68 (29.31%) ASP.NET
7 60 (25.86%) Ajax
8 29 (12.50%) XML
9 28 (12.07%) JSON
9 28 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (10.78%) WCF
10 25 (10.78%) XHTML
11 23 (9.91%) REST
11 23 (9.91%) Sass
12 19 (8.19%) Web Services
13 17 (7.33%) .NET Framework
14 13 (5.60%) LAMP
14 13 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (5.17%) SOAP
15 12 (5.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.93%) Mobile App
2 28 (12.07%) User Experience
3 5 (2.16%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.72%) Open Source
5 3 (1.29%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.29%) Animation
5 3 (1.29%) Social Media
6 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) RIA
6 1 (0.43%) DTV
6 1 (0.43%) GIS
6 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.43%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.43%) New Media
6 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.17%) Linux
1 12 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 8 (3.45%) Android
3 7 (3.02%) Windows
4 3 (1.29%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.86%) UNIX
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.19%) MVC
2 49 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.79%) OO
4 27 (11.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 26 (11.21%) E-Commerce
5 26 (11.21%) Web Design
6 23 (9.91%) Web Development
7 18 (7.76%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.47%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (6.03%) OOP
10 13 (5.60%) TDD
11 10 (4.31%) Scrum
12 9 (3.88%) UML
13 8 (3.45%) Waterfall
14 7 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.02%) SEO
15 4 (1.72%) SOA
15 4 (1.72%) CRM
16 3 (1.29%) Workflow
16 3 (1.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 177 (76.29%) JavaScript
2 104 (44.83%) C#
3 52 (22.41%) SQL
4 51 (21.98%) PHP
5 24 (10.34%) Java
6 13 (5.60%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.02%) PHP5
8 4 (1.72%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (1.72%) ActionScript
8 4 (1.72%) Ruby
9 3 (1.29%) VB
9 3 (1.29%) XAML
9 3 (1.29%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.86%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (1.29%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (9.05%) Adobe
2 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.47%) Zend
4 14 (6.03%) Oracle
5 8 (3.45%) Twitter
6 7 (3.02%) Facebook
7 5 (2.16%) SAP
8 4 (1.72%) Telerik
8 4 (1.72%) Google
9 3 (1.29%) hybris
9 3 (1.29%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.29%) DoubleClick
9 3 (1.29%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.86%) IBM
11 1 (0.43%) Apple
11 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.43%) Alterian
11 1 (0.43%) AccuRev
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