The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.52% 1.31% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.33% 3.77% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +23.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
- +30.11%
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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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 53 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.68% 34.64% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 18
Average daily rate £365 £437 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 5 (45.45%) CRM
5 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) XHTML
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) DOM
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Grunt
7 2 (18.18%) LESS
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
8 1 (9.09%) LINQ
8 1 (9.09%) Java EE

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) CRM Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) LESS
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) DOM
5 2 (18.18%) XHTML
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) EJB
6 1 (9.09%) JDBC
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) Servlets
6 1 (9.09%) Struts
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Ektron
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
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