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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.11% 1.30% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 16.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £525 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -16.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +14.06%
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
10 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.53% 7.79% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 15
Average daily rate £438 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 29 April 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) Service Design
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) UX Design
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WCF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft