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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 10 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Contract jobs citing CSS 24 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.98% 10.18% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 33.33% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 6
Average daily rate
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£295 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £422 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
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
138 69 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.63% 30.53% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 46 45
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.67% -32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.79 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.25 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 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 2 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 -3 8 £238 -47.22% 1
Cheltenham -13 3 £410 +15.08% 5
Berkeley - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 3
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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 32 (80.00%) HTML
2 24 (60.00%) jQuery
3 21 (52.50%) PHP
4 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.00%) Web Services
6 11 (27.50%) XML
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) MySQL
7 10 (25.00%) Ajax
8 9 (22.50%) Drupal
8 9 (22.50%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (20.00%) JDBC
9 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 8 (20.00%) Spring
10 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
10 7 (17.50%) Spring Security
10 7 (17.50%) Shibboleth
10 7 (17.50%) HTML5
10 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
10 7 (17.50%) IBM
10 7 (17.50%) Struts
10 7 (17.50%) SAML
10 7 (17.50%) JSP
10 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
10 7 (17.50%) RSS
10 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Red Hat

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (22.50%) Drupal
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Drupal Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) HTML
2 24 (60.00%) jQuery
3 12 (30.00%) Web Services
4 11 (27.50%) XML
5 10 (25.00%) Ajax
6 8 (20.00%) JDBC
6 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (20.00%) Spring
7 7 (17.50%) Spring Security
7 7 (17.50%) HTML5
7 7 (17.50%) Struts
7 7 (17.50%) JSP
7 7 (17.50%) RSS
7 7 (17.50%) SAML
8 4 (10.00%) CSS3
9 3 (7.50%) .NET
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.00%) DHTML
10 2 (5.00%) J2EE
10 2 (5.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) DTV
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) CMDB
1 1 (2.50%) iSeries
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
1 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (5.00%) Web Development
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) System Testing
2 2 (5.00%) User Stories
3 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.50%) Coaching
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.50%) Release Management
3 1 (2.50%) Email Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL
3 1 (2.50%) UML
3 1 (2.50%) RAD
3 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PHP
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Shibboleth
2 6 (15.00%) Varnish
2 6 (15.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Zend
5 1 (2.50%) SmartFocus
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) ExactTarget
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) SAP