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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 90 113 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.31% 7.58% 6.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.64% 30.21% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 43
Average daily rate
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£300 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £255 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -10.14%
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
351 374 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.72% 25.10% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 204 169
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 24
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 30 March 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 March 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 -4 29 £285 +7.54% 39
Nottinghamshire -17 25 £281 -13.46% 33
Northamptonshire +2 19 £393 +42.72% 21
Derbyshire -2 12 £225 -25.00% 14
Lincolnshire +4 2 - - 7
Rutland - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 172 (86.87%) HTML
2 162 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 107 (54.04%) jQuery
4 95 (47.98%) HTML5
5 88 (44.44%) .NET
6 87 (43.94%) C#
7 86 (43.43%) CSS3
8 75 (37.88%) ASP.NET
9 54 (27.27%) MVC
10 52 (26.26%) Ajax
11 48 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (23.74%) SQL Server
13 38 (19.19%) Java
14 35 (17.68%) JSON
15 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (15.66%) Adobe
16 30 (15.15%) OO
16 30 (15.15%) User Experience
17 29 (14.65%) Web Services
17 29 (14.65%) XML
18 28 (14.14%) Finance
19 27 (13.64%) Photoshop
20 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
20 26 (13.13%) AngularJS
21 25 (12.63%) Sass
22 24 (12.12%) Mobile App
23 23 (11.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 23 (11.62%) Responsive Web Design
23 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
24 22 (11.11%) Visual Studio

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (7.58%) CMS
2 13 (6.57%) IIS
3 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.05%) Drupal
4 10 (5.05%) WordPress
5 9 (4.55%) Node.js
6 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (3.54%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.53%) NetWeaver
8 5 (2.53%) Liferay
9 4 (2.02%) Moodle
9 4 (2.02%) JBoss
9 4 (2.02%) SAP Portal
10 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.52%) Apache
10 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.01%) SAP EP
11 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
Applications
1 27 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 12 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Tridion
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.51%) Exstream
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.54%) SaaS
3 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.01%) Heroku
5 1 (0.51%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) DNS
1 3 (1.52%) SSL
1 3 (1.52%) DMZ
1 3 (1.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) FTP
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) VPN
3 1 (0.51%) RTP
3 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) MySQL
3 5 (2.53%) SAP BI
4 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.52%) MS Access
6 2 (1.01%) DTS
6 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.01%) Redis
7 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.51%) Informix
7 1 (0.51%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 22 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (7.07%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.56%) Subversion
5 9 (4.55%) Grunt
6 7 (3.54%) Bower
7 6 (3.03%) Maven
8 5 (2.53%) NUnit
8 5 (2.53%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.02%) Yeoman
9 4 (2.02%) Selenium
9 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.02%) Ant
9 4 (2.02%) JUnit
10 3 (1.52%) MSTest
10 3 (1.52%) Mockito
10 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.01%) QUnit
11 2 (1.01%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 28 (14.14%) Finance
2 10 (5.05%) Marketing
3 8 (4.04%) Advertising
4 7 (3.54%) Banking
5 4 (2.02%) Retail
5 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.01%) French Language
7 2 (1.01%) German Language
7 2 (1.01%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 166 (83.84%) Developer
2 46 (23.23%) .NET Developer
3 44 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 33 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 14 (7.07%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.56%) UI Developer
10 10 (5.05%) UI Programmer
11 8 (4.04%) AWS Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.04%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.54%) SharePoint Developer
13 6 (3.03%) Designer
13 6 (3.03%) Consultant
13 6 (3.03%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.53%) SAP Consultant
14 5 (2.53%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (86.87%) HTML
2 107 (54.04%) jQuery
3 95 (47.98%) HTML5
4 88 (44.44%) .NET
5 86 (43.43%) CSS3
6 75 (37.88%) ASP.NET
7 52 (26.26%) Ajax
8 35 (17.68%) JSON
9 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (14.65%) Web Services
10 29 (14.65%) XML
11 26 (13.13%) AngularJS
12 25 (12.63%) Sass
13 23 (11.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (10.61%) Backbone.js
14 21 (10.61%) REST
15 19 (9.60%) LESS
16 16 (8.08%) XHTML
16 16 (8.08%) WCF
17 15 (7.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.15%) User Experience
2 24 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.03%) Open Source
4 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.02%) Psychology
6 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.51%) Physics
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
7 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.58%) Windows
2 14 (7.07%) Android
3 13 (6.57%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.54%) Linux
5 5 (2.53%) UNIX
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.27%) MVC
2 48 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.15%) OO
4 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
4 23 (11.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (7.58%) Web Design
5 15 (7.58%) Web Development
6 14 (7.07%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (6.57%) Waterfall
7 13 (6.57%) Workflow
8 12 (6.06%) Scrum
9 11 (5.56%) OOP
9 11 (5.56%) SOA
10 10 (5.05%) TDD
11 9 (4.55%) Content Management
11 9 (4.55%) MVVM
12 7 (3.54%) Use Case
12 7 (3.54%) Change Management
12 7 (3.54%) Migration
13 6 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 162 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 87 (43.94%) C#
3 38 (19.19%) Java
4 22 (11.11%) SQL
5 19 (9.60%) PHP
6 9 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.03%) VB
8 5 (2.53%) Python
9 4 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.52%) C++
10 3 (1.52%) VBA
10 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.01%) R
11 2 (1.01%) PHP5
11 2 (1.01%) XAML
11 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) HND
2 2 (1.01%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.01%) OCMJD
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) WSUS
1 3 (1.52%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (15.66%) Adobe
2 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.57%) Twitter
4 11 (5.56%) Oracle
5 5 (2.53%) SAP
6 4 (2.02%) hybris
7 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.52%) Sophos
7 3 (1.52%) Google
8 2 (1.01%) Zend
8 2 (1.01%) Endeca
8 2 (1.01%) Sun
8 2 (1.01%) Apple
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) HP
9 1 (0.51%) Cognos
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Facebook
9 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
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