The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 36 12 41
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.08% 8.53% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.63% 36.07% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £390 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
95 61 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.42% 23.64% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 74
Average daily rate £300 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £723
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +88.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
CSS
South West

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 10 July 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 10 July 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
Cheltenham -6 4 £300 -17.24% 6
Cirencester -7 3 £225 -50.00% 2
Gloucester - - - - 2
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 21 (61.76%) jQuery
3 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) PHP
4 11 (32.35%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) Drupal
5 9 (26.47%) RSS
5 9 (26.47%) C#
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) .NET
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (20.59%) Ajax
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.59%) HTML5
7 7 (20.59%) VirtualBox
8 6 (17.65%) Varnish
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.71%) DOM
9 5 (14.71%) CSS3
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 3 (8.82%) ITIL
11 3 (8.82%) UNIX
11 3 (8.82%) SonicMQ
11 3 (8.82%) VPN
11 3 (8.82%) LDAP
11 3 (8.82%) OpenEdge
11 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
11 3 (8.82%) SOAP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 11 (32.35%) Drupal
2 3 (8.82%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LDAP
1 3 (8.82%) VPN
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.88%) WebSpeed
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Progress Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 21 (61.76%) jQuery
3 11 (32.35%) Web Services
4 9 (26.47%) RSS
5 8 (23.53%) XML
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) Ajax
6 7 (20.59%) HTML5
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 5 (14.71%) DOM
8 5 (14.71%) CSS3
9 3 (8.82%) SonicMQ
9 3 (8.82%) SOAP
10 2 (5.88%) DHTML
11 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.94%) JSON
11 1 (2.94%) WCF
11 1 (2.94%) WPF
11 1 (2.94%) XSL
11 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) CMDB
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
1 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Service Management
1 3 (8.82%) Change Management
1 3 (8.82%) ITSM
1 3 (8.82%) Workflow
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL
1 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
1 3 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
1 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
1 3 (8.82%) Release Management
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Scrum
2 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.94%) System Testing
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (2.94%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (50.00%) PHP
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VirtualBox
2 6 (17.65%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Zend
3 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) ExactTarget
4 1 (2.94%) SmartFocus
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Progress