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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 8 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.04% 10.57% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.52% 32.91% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.60% -38.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £418 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
115 79 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.47% 32.11% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 32
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.67% -2.27%
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 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 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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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
Cirencester +2 5 £475 +5.55% 2
Cheltenham -18 3 £413 +46.01% 7
Berkeley - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 4
Lydney - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - - 2
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 33 (84.62%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) jQuery
3 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 18 (46.15%) PHP
5 13 (33.33%) Web Services
6 12 (30.77%) XML
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Ajax
8 10 (25.64%) Java
8 10 (25.64%) MySQL
9 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 9 (23.08%) Spring
10 8 (20.51%) JDBC
11 7 (17.95%) JSP
11 7 (17.95%) Struts
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle
11 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (17.95%) SAML
11 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
11 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
11 7 (17.95%) IBM
11 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
11 7 (17.95%) Spring Security
11 7 (17.95%) Drupal
11 7 (17.95%) Shibboleth
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.38%) C#
13 5 (12.82%) Linux
13 5 (12.82%) RSS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
1 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
1 7 (17.95%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) jQuery
3 13 (33.33%) Web Services
4 12 (30.77%) XML
5 11 (28.21%) Ajax
6 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.08%) Spring
7 8 (20.51%) JDBC
8 7 (17.95%) JSP
8 7 (17.95%) Struts
8 7 (17.95%) SAML
8 7 (17.95%) HTML5
8 7 (17.95%) Spring Security
9 5 (12.82%) RSS
10 4 (10.26%) .NET
10 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
11 3 (7.69%) J2EE
11 3 (7.69%) CSS3
11 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (5.13%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) DTV
2 1 (2.56%) CMDB
2 1 (2.56%) iSeries
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
1 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) MVC
3 2 (5.13%) System Testing
3 2 (5.13%) User Stories
3 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.13%) Web Development
3 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) ITSM
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL
4 1 (2.56%) UML
4 1 (2.56%) RAD
4 1 (2.56%) CRM
4 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.56%) Release Management
4 1 (2.56%) Email Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) TDD
4 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 18 (46.15%) PHP
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Shibboleth
2 5 (12.82%) Varnish
2 5 (12.82%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
1 7 (17.95%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.56%) SmartFocus
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) ExactTarget
4 1 (2.56%) Google
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