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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 29 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.34% 3.60% 7.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.08% 15.22% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -27.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £307 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
126 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.77% 23.65% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 38
Average daily rate £350 £313 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £86.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 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 3 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 -3 9 £325 +8.33% 11
Gloucester - 6 £315 - 4
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 74 (100.00%) HTML
2 61 (82.43%) JavaScript
3 38 (51.35%) .NET
4 35 (47.30%) MVC
5 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET
6 33 (44.59%) C#
7 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
8 29 (39.19%) SQL
9 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (32.43%) MongoDB
10 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (28.38%) BDD
11 21 (28.38%) TDD
12 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (25.68%) jQuery
14 18 (24.32%) Java
14 18 (24.32%) REST
15 16 (21.62%) CSS3
15 16 (21.62%) Puppet
15 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
15 16 (21.62%) Scrum
16 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
16 15 (20.27%) Linux
16 15 (20.27%) MySQL
16 15 (20.27%) HTML5
17 13 (17.57%) MSTest
17 13 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (17.57%) User Experience
17 13 (17.57%) Web Services
17 13 (17.57%) NUnit

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (9.46%) Mule
2 5 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.41%) Node.js
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Acrobat
1 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) GitHub
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.43%) MongoDB
3 15 (20.27%) MySQL
4 11 (14.86%) Couchbase
4 11 (14.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.70%) MS Access
7 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.35%) Big Data
8 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) NUnit
1 13 (17.57%) MSTest
2 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.16%) Maven
4 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.76%) TestNG
5 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.76%) JUnit
6 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.70%) Toad
7 1 (1.35%) gulp
7 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (78.38%) Developer
2 31 (41.89%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Designer
5 6 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (4.05%) Author
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) HTML
2 38 (51.35%) .NET
3 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET
4 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (25.68%) jQuery
7 18 (24.32%) REST
8 16 (21.62%) CSS3
9 15 (20.27%) HTML5
9 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
10 13 (17.57%) Web Services
11 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
12 11 (14.86%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (12.16%) XML
13 9 (12.16%) Spring
13 9 (12.16%) Hibernate
13 9 (12.16%) Spring MVC
14 8 (10.81%) JPA
14 8 (10.81%) RESTful
14 8 (10.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) DTV
3 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.05%) Derivative
4 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) Animation
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.41%) Android
4 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Phone
5 3 (4.05%) UNIX
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) MVC
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) TDD
3 21 (28.38%) BDD
4 16 (21.62%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (14.86%) CQRS
6 11 (14.86%) Progressive Enhancement
6 11 (14.86%) Mobile First
6 11 (14.86%) SOA
7 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.76%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (6.76%) Web Application Development
8 5 (6.76%) Time Management
8 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.76%) CRM
8 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (82.43%) JavaScript
2 33 (44.59%) C#
3 29 (39.19%) SQL
4 18 (24.32%) Java
5 7 (9.46%) Python
6 6 (8.11%) Ruby
6 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.05%) C
9 2 (2.70%) Delphi
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) SAP
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Twitter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago