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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.86% 0.50% 11.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 2.70% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £218 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £218 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £218 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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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
30 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.63% 18.59% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 15
Average daily rate £613 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £373 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) EJB

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Pega
1 1 (16.67%) hybris