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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.03% 6.36% 5.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.38% 26.47% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £228 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -6.06%
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
160 136 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.73% 24.03% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 30
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £398 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +12 36 £400 +60.00% 32
Durham -5 1 £275 +13.40% 3
Northumberland - 1 £300 - 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 90 (95.74%) HTML
2 51 (54.26%) JavaScript
3 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (38.30%) jQuery
5 29 (30.85%) Java
6 27 (28.72%) User Experience
7 22 (23.40%) HTML5
8 20 (21.28%) Web Development
9 19 (20.21%) C#
10 18 (19.15%) MVC
10 18 (19.15%) Ajax
11 17 (18.09%) Rapid Prototyping
11 17 (18.09%) .NET
11 17 (18.09%) CSS3
12 16 (17.02%) Linux
12 16 (17.02%) Web Design
13 15 (15.96%) Subversion
13 15 (15.96%) JSON
13 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
13 15 (15.96%) UNIX
13 15 (15.96%) HTTP
13 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
14 14 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (14.89%) Mobile App
14 14 (14.89%) XML
15 13 (13.83%) Degree
15 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
15 13 (13.83%) Customer Insight
15 13 (13.83%) Web Application Development
16 12 (12.77%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (11.70%) Node.js
2 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.19%) Confluence
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.13%) WordPress
6 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Photoshop
1 11 (11.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) MySQL
7 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Subversion
1 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.64%) Axure RP
3 6 (6.38%) JUnit
4 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 3 (3.19%) Electronics
1 3 (3.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (58.51%) Developer
2 29 (30.85%) Designer
3 22 (23.40%) UX Designer
3 22 (23.40%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.38%) UI Designer
7 6 (6.38%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Web Designer
9 2 (2.13%) Interface Designer
10 1 (1.06%) Umbraco Developer
10 1 (1.06%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.06%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (1.06%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (1.06%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (95.74%) HTML
2 36 (38.30%) jQuery
3 22 (23.40%) HTML5
4 18 (19.15%) Ajax
5 17 (18.09%) .NET
5 17 (18.09%) CSS3
6 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
6 15 (15.96%) JSON
7 14 (14.89%) XML
8 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
8 12 (12.77%) Spring
9 10 (10.64%) Mustache
9 10 (10.64%) Sass
10 6 (6.38%) Backbone.js
10 6 (6.38%) JPA
10 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
10 6 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.38%) REST
11 5 (5.32%) Web Services
11 5 (5.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.72%) User Experience
2 14 (14.89%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.57%) Graphic Design
4 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.19%) Open Source
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) UNIX
3 12 (12.77%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.28%) Web Development
3 18 (19.15%) MVC
4 17 (18.09%) Rapid Prototyping
5 16 (17.02%) Web Design
6 14 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (13.83%) Customer Insight
7 13 (13.83%) Web Application Development
8 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.51%) TDD
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.26%) Usability Testing
11 4 (4.26%) Scrum
11 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.26%) SOA
12 3 (3.19%) OO
12 3 (3.19%) Content Management
12 3 (3.19%) OWASP
12 3 (3.19%) UX Design
12 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.26%) JavaScript
2 29 (30.85%) Java
3 19 (20.21%) C#
4 11 (11.70%) Scala
5 9 (9.57%) Python
5 9 (9.57%) Ruby
6 5 (5.32%) SQL
6 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Adobe
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) SAP