The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.95% 0.63% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 7.14% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
CSS
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.82% 8.81% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (28.57%) EPiServer
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Kentico
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
5 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) UX Design
5 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Kentico
1 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (28.57%) CMS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) EPiServer