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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 48 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.91% 3.11% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.12% 16.00% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £196 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £357
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 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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
177 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.16% 19.43% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 33 50
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 3
Average hourly rate £87.50 £32.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% +142.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +2 38 £350 +10.23% 43
Durham +4 5 £275 - 7
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (98.68%) HTML
2 43 (56.58%) JavaScript
3 42 (55.26%) HTML5
4 38 (50.00%) CSS3
5 35 (46.05%) Java
6 28 (36.84%) .NET
7 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
7 23 (30.26%) REST
8 21 (27.63%) jQuery
9 20 (26.32%) C#
10 18 (23.68%) Ajax
11 16 (21.05%) JSON
12 14 (18.42%) Spring
12 14 (18.42%) Python
12 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (17.11%) Scala
14 12 (15.79%) Ruby
14 12 (15.79%) JBoss
15 10 (13.16%) MVC
15 10 (13.16%) Maven
16 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
17 8 (10.53%) TDD
17 8 (10.53%) JUnit
17 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
17 8 (10.53%) Web Design
17 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
17 8 (10.53%) Office 365
17 8 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (9.21%) JPA
18 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (9.21%) CMS
4 5 (6.58%) Apache
5 4 (5.26%) WordPress
6 3 (3.95%) Mule
6 3 (3.95%) Drupal
6 3 (3.95%) LiveCycle
7 2 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.32%) Kentico
8 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Maven
2 8 (10.53%) JUnit
2 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.21%) Hudson
3 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.26%) Subversion
6 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (86.84%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Web Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (11.84%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Designer
6 6 (7.89%) User Experience Designer
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Web Content Developer
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Scala Developer
11 1 (1.32%) WordPress Developer
11 1 (1.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.32%) Head of User Experience
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (98.68%) HTML
2 42 (55.26%) HTML5
3 38 (50.00%) CSS3
4 28 (36.84%) .NET
5 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
5 23 (30.26%) REST
6 21 (27.63%) jQuery
7 18 (23.68%) Ajax
8 16 (21.05%) JSON
9 14 (18.42%) Spring
10 7 (9.21%) JPA
10 7 (9.21%) Apache CXF
10 7 (9.21%) JMS
11 6 (7.89%) XML
12 5 (6.58%) Java EE
12 5 (6.58%) RESTful
12 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.26%) WCF
13 4 (5.26%) Backbone.js
14 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) GIS
2 4 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (3.95%) W3C
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.16%) MVC
3 8 (10.53%) TDD
3 8 (10.53%) Web Design
3 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing
4 7 (9.21%) Rapid Prototyping
4 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.89%) Scrum
5 6 (7.89%) Web Development
6 5 (6.58%) Release Management
7 4 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.63%) OO
9 2 (2.63%) Content Management
9 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.32%) Customer Insight
10 1 (1.32%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.32%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.32%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) JavaScript
2 35 (46.05%) Java
3 20 (26.32%) C#
4 14 (18.42%) Python
5 13 (17.11%) Scala
6 12 (15.79%) Ruby
7 7 (9.21%) SQL
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) JBoss
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) WSO2
4 3 (3.95%) Adobe
5 2 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (1.32%) Twitter
6 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
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