The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 36 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing CSS 20 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.27% 3.28% 8.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 13.27% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
CSS
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 113 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.77% 24.67% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 46
Average daily rate £350 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £53.27 £40.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -26.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cheltenham 0 9 £315 +17.75% 9
Gloucester - 4 £315 - 2
Cirencester +4 1 £225 - 1
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 65 (100.00%) HTML
2 53 (81.54%) JavaScript
3 36 (55.38%) .NET
4 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET
5 30 (46.15%) C#
6 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
6 29 (44.62%) MVC
7 28 (43.08%) SQL
8 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
11 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (27.69%) Scrum
13 17 (26.15%) jQuery
13 17 (26.15%) BDD
14 16 (24.62%) Puppet
14 16 (24.62%) TDD
15 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
16 14 (21.54%) MySQL
16 14 (21.54%) Java
16 14 (21.54%) REST
16 14 (21.54%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (20.00%) MSTest
17 13 (20.00%) NUnit
18 12 (18.46%) HTML5
18 12 (18.46%) Progressive Enhancement
18 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
19 11 (16.92%) CQRS
19 11 (16.92%) Castle Windsor
19 11 (16.92%) Couchbase

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.15%) Mule
3 2 (3.08%) Node.js
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) WordPress
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Acrobat
1 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) GitHub
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
3 14 (21.54%) MySQL
4 11 (16.92%) Couchbase
4 11 (16.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.08%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) NUnit
1 13 (20.00%) MSTest
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) Maven
4 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) TestNG
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.54%) gulp
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.69%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Military
5 1 (1.54%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 53 (81.54%) Developer
2 31 (47.69%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.23%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Designer
5 6 (9.23%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Author
7 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Author
8 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) HTML
2 36 (55.38%) .NET
3 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET
4 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (26.15%) jQuery
7 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 14 (21.54%) REST
9 12 (18.46%) HTML5
10 11 (16.92%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 9 (13.85%) CSS3
12 9 (13.85%) RESTful
12 9 (13.85%) JSON
12 9 (13.85%) Web Services
12 9 (13.85%) XML
13 6 (9.23%) WCF
14 5 (7.69%) Spring
14 5 (7.69%) Ajax
14 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) DTV
3 3 (4.62%) Derivative
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Animation
5 1 (1.54%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) webOS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) MVC
2 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) Scrum
4 17 (26.15%) BDD
5 16 (24.62%) TDD
6 14 (21.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (18.46%) Progressive Enhancement
8 11 (16.92%) CQRS
8 11 (16.92%) Mobile First
8 11 (16.92%) SOA
9 6 (9.23%) Time Management
10 5 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.69%) CRM
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.15%) Web Development
11 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (81.54%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.15%) C#
3 28 (43.08%) SQL
4 14 (21.54%) Java
5 8 (12.31%) Python
6 7 (10.77%) Ruby
7 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.62%) C
10 2 (3.08%) PHP
10 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.54%) Perl
11 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago