The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.84% 3.67% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 15.38% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.54% 23.85% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 19
Average daily rate £428 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £29.75 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Luton

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) NUnit
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
7 1 (11.11%) WF
7 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
7 1 (11.11%) LINQ
7 1 (11.11%) Use Case
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (22.22%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) WF
5 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL