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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 86 110 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.58% 7.77% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.96% 34.70% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 71 46
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £240 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -10.44%
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
319 317 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.70% 22.39% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 171 167
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 £388 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 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 6 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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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 0 34 £300 +6.19% 34
Nottinghamshire -14 24 £300 -9.77% 29
Northamptonshire -2 15 £385 +28.33% 31
Derbyshire 0 9 £225 -25.00% 9
Lincolnshire -7 2 £250 -13.04% 16
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 178 (86.83%) HTML
2 161 (78.54%) JavaScript
3 112 (54.63%) jQuery
4 97 (47.32%) HTML5
5 84 (40.98%) CSS3
5 84 (40.98%) C#
5 84 (40.98%) .NET
6 72 (35.12%) ASP.NET
7 55 (26.83%) MVC
7 55 (26.83%) Ajax
8 52 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 44 (21.46%) Java
11 33 (16.10%) JSON
11 33 (16.10%) Adobe
12 31 (15.12%) User Experience
13 30 (14.63%) Microsoft
13 30 (14.63%) Photoshop
13 30 (14.63%) OO
14 28 (13.66%) Web Services
14 28 (13.66%) XML
14 28 (13.66%) SQL
15 27 (13.17%) Mobile App
15 27 (13.17%) Finance
15 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (12.20%) PHP
16 25 (12.20%) Sass
16 25 (12.20%) AngularJS
17 23 (11.22%) Visual Studio
17 23 (11.22%) E-Commerce

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 16 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.32%) CMS
3 13 (6.34%) IIS
3 13 (6.34%) WordPress
4 12 (5.85%) Drupal
4 12 (5.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (5.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (3.90%) Node.js
6 7 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.44%) Apache
7 5 (2.44%) Liferay
7 5 (2.44%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.95%) Moodle
8 4 (1.95%) nginx
8 4 (1.95%) SAP Portal
9 3 (1.46%) JBoss
9 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.46%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.98%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 30 (14.63%) Photoshop
2 15 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (5.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (4.88%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Magento
2 2 (0.98%) Tridion
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.49%) Exstream
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.95%) SaaS
3 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.98%) Heroku
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) GitHub
5 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) DNS
1 3 (1.46%) SSL
1 3 (1.46%) DMZ
1 3 (1.46%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) FTP
2 2 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) RTP
3 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.76%) MySQL
3 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.44%) SAP BI
5 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.98%) Redis
7 2 (0.98%) MS Access
7 2 (0.98%) DTS
8 1 (0.49%) Informix
8 1 (0.49%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (11.22%) Visual Studio
2 20 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.34%) Subversion
5 8 (3.90%) Maven
6 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.41%) Grunt
7 6 (2.93%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.93%) Mockito
7 6 (2.93%) Selenium
8 5 (2.44%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.44%) Bower
9 4 (1.95%) NUnit
10 3 (1.46%) MSTest
10 3 (1.46%) Ant
10 3 (1.46%) JUnit
10 3 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.46%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 27 (13.17%) Finance
2 11 (5.37%) Marketing
3 8 (3.90%) Advertising
3 8 (3.90%) Banking
4 4 (1.95%) Legal
5 3 (1.46%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.98%) French Language
6 2 (0.98%) German Language
6 2 (0.98%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 171 (83.41%) Developer
2 40 (19.51%) C# Developer
3 37 (18.05%) .NET Developer
4 28 (13.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (11.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (9.27%) Web Developer
8 18 (8.78%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.85%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.39%) UI Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Designer
10 9 (4.39%) UI Programmer
11 8 (3.90%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.41%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.93%) Android Developer
13 6 (2.93%) Consultant
13 6 (2.93%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (86.83%) HTML
2 112 (54.63%) jQuery
3 97 (47.32%) HTML5
4 84 (40.98%) CSS3
4 84 (40.98%) .NET
5 72 (35.12%) ASP.NET
6 55 (26.83%) Ajax
7 33 (16.10%) JSON
8 28 (13.66%) Web Services
8 28 (13.66%) XML
9 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (12.20%) Sass
10 25 (12.20%) AngularJS
11 20 (9.76%) REST
11 20 (9.76%) XHTML
12 19 (9.27%) Backbone.js
13 18 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (8.29%) LESS
15 16 (7.80%) JSP
15 16 (7.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.12%) User Experience
2 27 (13.17%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.39%) Open Source
4 5 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.95%) Psychology
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.49%) Physics
7 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.27%) Android
2 18 (8.78%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.32%) Windows
4 12 (5.85%) Linux
5 5 (2.44%) UNIX
6 4 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.83%) MVC
2 52 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.63%) OO
4 23 (11.22%) E-Commerce
5 20 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (7.80%) Web Development
7 15 (7.32%) Web Design
8 14 (6.83%) Mobile Application Development
9 13 (6.34%) SOA
10 12 (5.85%) OOP
10 12 (5.85%) TDD
10 12 (5.85%) Waterfall
11 11 (5.37%) Scrum
11 11 (5.37%) Workflow
12 10 (4.88%) Content Management
13 9 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.41%) Use Case
14 7 (3.41%) Change Management
14 7 (3.41%) Android Development
15 6 (2.93%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 161 (78.54%) JavaScript
2 84 (40.98%) C#
3 44 (21.46%) Java
4 28 (13.66%) SQL
5 25 (12.20%) PHP
6 8 (3.90%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.44%) Python
7 5 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.95%) VB
9 3 (1.46%) PHP5
9 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.46%) C++
10 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.98%) R
10 2 (0.98%) XAML
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.37%) Degree
2 8 (3.90%) VCP4
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) HND
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.49%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) WSUS
1 3 (1.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (16.10%) Adobe
2 30 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.37%) Oracle
3 11 (5.37%) Twitter
4 6 (2.93%) hybris
5 5 (2.44%) SAP
6 4 (1.95%) Google
6 4 (1.95%) Zend
7 3 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.46%) Sophos
8 2 (0.98%) Facebook
8 2 (0.98%) Apple
9 1 (0.49%) Sun
9 1 (0.49%) HP
9 1 (0.49%) Cognos
9 1 (0.49%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.49%) Endeca
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