The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 7 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.79% 6.03% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.48% 29.82% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.30% 20.21% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 17
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) PHP
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) OOP
5 6 (40.00%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 5 (33.33%) Big Data
6 5 (33.33%) Symfony
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) C++
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) CMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Tester
6 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 5 (33.33%) Symfony
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) WebKit
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
4 1 (6.67%) IPTV
4 1 (6.67%) W3C
4 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) OOP
3 6 (40.00%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus
Middlesex
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago