The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 12 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 79 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.37% 3.68% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.11% 18.06% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 6 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
CSS
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
225 72 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.37% 20.40% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 34 48
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +147.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £35.00 £18.00
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 the North East

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 69 £375 +15.38% 43
Durham -1 4 £238 - 3
Cleveland - - - -
Teesside - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

1 103 (99.04%) HTML
2 63 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (56.73%) JavaScript
4 52 (50.00%) HTML5
5 48 (46.15%) CSS3
6 47 (45.19%) Java
7 35 (33.65%) REST
8 31 (29.81%) Ajax
9 28 (26.92%) JSON
10 27 (25.96%) Scala
11 26 (25.00%) C#
11 26 (25.00%) Python
12 25 (24.04%) .NET
12 25 (24.04%) jQuery
13 24 (23.08%) Ruby
14 23 (22.12%) Web Design
15 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
16 19 (18.27%) Web Development
16 19 (18.27%) User Experience
17 18 (17.31%) Rapid Prototyping
17 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
17 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
18 17 (16.35%) Automated Testing
18 17 (16.35%) Subversion
18 17 (16.35%) RESTful
19 16 (15.38%) Spring
19 16 (15.38%) Scrum
20 15 (14.42%) Linux
21 14 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
22 13 (12.50%) UNIX

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (10.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (7.69%) CMS
4 7 (6.73%) Apache
5 4 (3.85%) WordPress
6 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.88%) Drupal
7 2 (1.92%) Mule
7 2 (1.92%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.96%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.96%) Kentico
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.96%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.35%) Subversion
3 10 (9.62%) Maven
3 10 (9.62%) JUnit
4 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.65%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.69%) Hudson
6 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Law
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (79.81%) Developer
2 14 (13.46%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Designer
4 12 (11.54%) User Experience Designer
5 11 (10.58%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (2.88%) Scala Developer
7 3 (2.88%) Web Content Developer
7 3 (2.88%) Lead Developer
7 3 (2.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (1.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (1.92%) Python Developer
8 2 (1.92%) Applications Developer
8 2 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (0.96%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (0.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (99.04%) HTML
2 52 (50.00%) HTML5
3 48 (46.15%) CSS3
4 35 (33.65%) REST
5 31 (29.81%) Ajax
6 28 (26.92%) JSON
7 25 (24.04%) .NET
7 25 (24.04%) jQuery
8 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 17 (16.35%) RESTful
10 16 (15.38%) Spring
11 8 (7.69%) JPA
11 8 (7.69%) Apache CXF
11 8 (7.69%) JMS
12 6 (5.77%) Java EE
12 6 (5.77%) XML
13 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (3.85%) Web Services
14 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) User Experience
2 12 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.69%) GIS
4 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.85%) Open Source
6 3 (2.88%) W3C
7 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) UNIX
2 13 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.92%) Android
3 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.12%) Web Design
3 19 (18.27%) Web Development
4 18 (17.31%) Rapid Prototyping
4 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
5 17 (16.35%) Automated Testing
6 16 (15.38%) Scrum
7 14 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (10.58%) Line Management
8 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.58%) MVC
9 10 (9.62%) TDD
10 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Usability Testing
12 5 (4.81%) Customer Insight
12 5 (4.81%) Release Management
13 4 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.88%) OO
14 3 (2.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.73%) JavaScript
2 47 (45.19%) Java
3 27 (25.96%) Scala
4 26 (25.00%) C#
4 26 (25.00%) Python
5 24 (23.08%) Ruby
6 5 (4.81%) SQL
7 3 (2.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) JBoss
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) Lotus
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe
5 2 (1.92%) WSO2
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.96%) Open Text
6 1 (0.96%) RedDot
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