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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Contract jobs citing CSS 91 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.80% 7.33% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.27% 31.03% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 8
Average daily rate £363 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
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
282 145 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.36% 23.62% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 107 62
Average daily rate £363 £346 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 73 £420 +9.80% 35
Durham +20 16 £300 -7.69% 4
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 191 (96.95%) HTML
2 156 (79.19%) JavaScript
3 108 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (42.64%) jQuery
5 82 (41.62%) HTML5
6 79 (40.10%) Java
7 76 (38.58%) .NET
8 60 (30.46%) C#
9 57 (28.93%) SQL Server
10 56 (28.43%) Linux
11 47 (23.86%) Web Design
12 44 (22.34%) SQL
13 43 (21.83%) CMS
14 40 (20.30%) Unix
14 40 (20.30%) TDD
15 37 (18.78%) XHTML
16 36 (18.27%) MVC
16 36 (18.27%) Content Management
17 34 (17.26%) Web Development
18 33 (16.75%) ASP.NET
19 32 (16.24%) AngularJS
20 31 (15.74%) Node.js
20 31 (15.74%) Open Source
21 30 (15.23%) PHP
21 30 (15.23%) VB
22 29 (14.72%) Ruby
23 28 (14.21%) Spring
23 28 (14.21%) Mac OS X
24 27 (13.71%) Web Services
24 27 (13.71%) Python

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (21.83%) CMS
2 31 (15.74%) Node.js
3 11 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.57%) IIS
6 7 (3.55%) Apache
6 7 (3.55%) Drupal
7 5 (2.54%) ArcGIS
8 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.02%) Confluence
9 2 (1.02%) JBoss
9 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.02%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.06%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.54%) MS Office
4 4 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.02%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) GitHub
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.15%) HTTP
2 19 (9.64%) 3G
2 19 (9.64%) 4G
2 19 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (9.14%) FTP
4 16 (8.12%) SSH
5 13 (6.60%) Internet
6 7 (3.55%) Intranet
7 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.02%) SSL
8 1 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.17%) MySQL
3 21 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.64%) MongoDB
5 16 (8.12%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.55%) GIS
8 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.18%) Subversion
3 13 (6.60%) GitLab
4 9 (4.57%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.03%) JUnit
7 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.52%) Maven
8 2 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.02%) JIRA
9 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.51%) Selenium
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 18 (9.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.03%) Publishing
3 2 (1.02%) Advertising
3 2 (1.02%) Banking
3 2 (1.02%) Games
3 2 (1.02%) German Language
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 166 (84.26%) Developer
2 50 (25.38%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.15%) Senior Developer
3 20 (10.15%) Web Developer
4 18 (9.14%) Architect
5 17 (8.63%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.11%) Designer
7 13 (6.60%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Digital Developer
8 11 (5.58%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (5.58%) HTML Developer
8 11 (5.58%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.08%) Scala Developer
10 9 (4.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.57%) UX Designer
11 8 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Architect
12 7 (3.55%) Agile Developer
13 6 (3.05%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (96.95%) HTML
2 84 (42.64%) jQuery
3 82 (41.62%) HTML5
4 76 (38.58%) .NET
5 37 (18.78%) XHTML
6 33 (16.75%) ASP.NET
7 32 (16.24%) AngularJS
8 28 (14.21%) Spring
9 27 (13.71%) CSS3
9 27 (13.71%) Web Services
10 24 (12.18%) XML
11 22 (11.17%) JSON
11 22 (11.17%) RESTful
12 20 (10.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (9.64%) RSS
14 17 (8.63%) Hibernate
15 16 (8.12%) Ajax
16 11 (5.58%) JSP
16 11 (5.58%) REST
16 11 (5.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.64%) Social Media
1 19 (9.64%) User Experience
2 13 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.06%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.54%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.03%) Blog
7 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) Online Games
9 1 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.43%) Linux
2 40 (20.30%) Unix
3 28 (14.21%) Mac OS X
4 19 (9.64%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.54%) Windows
5 5 (2.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.86%) Web Design
3 40 (20.30%) TDD
4 36 (18.27%) Content Management
4 36 (18.27%) MVC
5 34 (17.26%) Web Development
6 31 (15.74%) Open Source
7 27 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (10.66%) SEO
9 20 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (9.64%) BDD
10 19 (9.64%) SDLC
11 17 (8.63%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.61%) Scrum
13 14 (7.11%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (7.11%) Front End Development
14 13 (6.60%) Change Control
15 12 (6.09%) Analytics
15 12 (6.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (79.19%) JavaScript
2 79 (40.10%) Java
3 60 (30.46%) C#
4 44 (22.34%) SQL
5 30 (15.23%) PHP
5 30 (15.23%) VB
6 29 (14.72%) Ruby
7 27 (13.71%) Python
8 21 (10.66%) ActionScript
9 15 (7.61%) C++
9 15 (7.61%) Scala
10 8 (4.06%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.54%) VBA
12 4 (2.03%) C
12 4 (2.03%) FQL
12 4 (2.03%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.03%) VBScript
13 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.02%) Ada
14 2 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) HL7
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (13.20%) Oracle
2 15 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.57%) Tableau
4 8 (4.06%) Twitter
5 6 (3.05%) Adobe
6 5 (2.54%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.52%) OpenText
7 3 (1.52%) Vignette
8 2 (1.02%) HP
8 2 (1.02%) VMware
9 1 (0.51%) Google
9 1 (0.51%) SAP
9 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
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