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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.89% 6.15% 16.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 69.23% 16.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £298 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +19.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.29% 38.46% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 11
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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
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 25 July 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 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) jQuery
3 9 (60.00%) PHP
3 9 (60.00%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Retail
8 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (26.67%) Sass
9 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (20.00%) CSS3
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) MySQL
9 3 (20.00%) Subversion
9 3 (20.00%) CMS
10 2 (13.33%) Content Management
10 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) JSON
10 2 (13.33%) CMDB
10 2 (13.33%) Symfony
10 2 (13.33%) Workflow
10 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) XMLUnit
3 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (13.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (6.67%) CSS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) User Experience Developer
7 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) jQuery
3 9 (60.00%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) Sass
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) Symfony
8 1 (6.67%) LINQ
8 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) MooTools
8 1 (6.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) B2C
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) PHP
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) ECMAScript
6 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) BMC
1 2 (13.33%) CA
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
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