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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 57 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.28% 3.19% 6.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.76% 13.95% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 5 13
Average daily rate
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£361 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £402 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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
213 86 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.20% 22.87% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 43 40
Average daily rate £355 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £24.66 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +10 53 £361 +20.41% 20
Durham - 2 £350 - 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 131 (97.04%) HTML
2 85 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (47.41%) JavaScript
4 52 (38.52%) Java
5 50 (37.04%) HTML5
6 48 (35.56%) CSS3
7 45 (33.33%) Ajax
8 41 (30.37%) User Experience
9 39 (28.89%) Scala
10 38 (28.15%) C#
11 37 (27.41%) JSON
11 37 (27.41%) REST
12 34 (25.19%) Ruby
12 34 (25.19%) Python
13 31 (22.96%) Web Design
13 31 (22.96%) Rapid Prototyping
14 30 (22.22%) Web Development
15 29 (21.48%) jQuery
16 25 (18.52%) .NET
17 24 (17.78%) Git (software)
18 23 (17.04%) RESTful
18 23 (17.04%) Automated Testing
18 23 (17.04%) Subversion
19 21 (15.56%) Linux
20 20 (14.81%) UNIX
20 20 (14.81%) Configuration Management
20 20 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
20 20 (14.81%) Relational Database
21 19 (14.07%) Mac OS X
21 19 (14.07%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.19%) CMS
2 7 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.44%) JBoss
4 5 (3.70%) Apache
4 5 (3.70%) WordPress
5 3 (2.22%) Confluence
5 3 (2.22%) Drupal
6 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Photoshop
1 10 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.48%) MySQL
5 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.04%) Subversion
3 10 (7.41%) Axure RP
4 9 (6.67%) JUnit
5 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.96%) Maven
7 4 (2.96%) JIRA
7 4 (2.96%) Hudson
8 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 5 (3.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Electronics
2 3 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.48%) Military
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 83 (61.48%) Developer
2 36 (26.67%) Designer
3 30 (22.22%) UX Designer
4 17 (12.59%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.85%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 12 (8.89%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Scala Developer
8 6 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (3.70%) UI Designer
9 5 (3.70%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Web Content Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
12 2 (1.48%) Interface Designer
12 2 (1.48%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (1.48%) Web Designer
12 2 (1.48%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (1.48%) Consultant
13 1 (0.74%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (97.04%) HTML
2 50 (37.04%) HTML5
3 48 (35.56%) CSS3
4 45 (33.33%) Ajax
5 37 (27.41%) JSON
5 37 (27.41%) REST
6 29 (21.48%) jQuery
7 25 (18.52%) .NET
8 23 (17.04%) RESTful
9 16 (11.85%) ASP.NET
10 13 (9.63%) Spring
11 9 (6.67%) XML
11 9 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (5.19%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.19%) Web Services
13 5 (3.70%) Java EE
13 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.96%) Apache CXF
14 4 (2.96%) Backbone.js
14 4 (2.96%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.37%) User Experience
2 16 (11.85%) Visualisation
3 15 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.67%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.19%) Open Source
6 5 (3.70%) W3C
7 4 (2.96%) GIS
7 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) DTV
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Linux
2 20 (14.81%) UNIX
3 19 (14.07%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.48%) Android
4 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.96%) Web Design
2 31 (22.96%) Rapid Prototyping
3 30 (22.22%) Web Development
4 23 (17.04%) Automated Testing
5 20 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 19 (14.07%) Scrum
7 14 (10.37%) MVC
7 14 (10.37%) Customer Insight
7 14 (10.37%) Line Management
7 14 (10.37%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.15%) Usability Testing
9 9 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.67%) TDD
10 6 (4.44%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.70%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.70%) Content Management
12 3 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.41%) JavaScript
2 52 (38.52%) Java
3 39 (28.89%) Scala
4 38 (28.15%) C#
5 34 (25.19%) Python
5 34 (25.19%) Ruby
6 7 (5.19%) SQL
7 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (6.67%) Adobe
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle
3 3 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (1.48%) SAP
4 2 (1.48%) Lotus
5 1 (0.74%) Open Text
5 1 (0.74%) RedDot
5 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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