The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 17 April 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 High Wycombe 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 10.71% 17.50% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.86% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £278 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.00% 35.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
Average daily rate £245 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
Buckinghamshire

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) CMS
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) PHP5
7 2 (18.18%) CMDB
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) Symfony
7 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (18.18%) Publishing
7 2 (18.18%) FTP
7 2 (18.18%) ITSM
7 2 (18.18%) Back Office
7 2 (18.18%) HP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) XMLUnit
2 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Symfony
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Laravel
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) PHP5
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) BMC
1 2 (18.18%) CA
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin