The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.87% 3.45% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.49% 17.65% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £284 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +14.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
153 68 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.94% 19.54% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 30 59
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 31 £313 -1.57% 51
Durham -5 3 £278 +11.00% 4
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (97.26%) HTML
2 46 (63.01%) JavaScript
3 40 (54.79%) HTML5
4 36 (49.32%) Java
5 31 (42.47%) CSS3
6 23 (31.51%) .NET
6 23 (31.51%) jQuery
7 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET
8 19 (26.03%) JBoss
9 18 (24.66%) C#
9 18 (24.66%) Oracle
9 18 (24.66%) Spring
10 17 (23.29%) Maven
11 16 (21.92%) Scala
12 15 (20.55%) Ajax
12 15 (20.55%) REST
13 13 (17.81%) XML
13 13 (17.81%) JSON
14 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.07%) SQL
15 10 (13.70%) MVC
15 10 (13.70%) Middleware
15 10 (13.70%) Adobe
15 10 (13.70%) XSLT
15 10 (13.70%) Python
15 10 (13.70%) Mule
15 10 (13.70%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (13.70%) Subversion
15 10 (13.70%) Jenkins

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.70%) Mule
2 9 (12.33%) LiveCycle
3 7 (9.59%) Drupal
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.85%) Apache
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.48%) WordPress
6 2 (2.74%) CMS
6 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.37%) Kentico
7 1 (1.37%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Intranet
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Maven
2 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.70%) Subversion
4 8 (10.96%) JUnit
5 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.59%) Hudson
6 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (86.30%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Web Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Applications Developer
5 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) User Experience Designer
7 4 (5.48%) Designer
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Web Content Developer
10 1 (1.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.37%) WordPress Developer
10 1 (1.37%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (97.26%) HTML
2 40 (54.79%) HTML5
3 31 (42.47%) CSS3
4 23 (31.51%) jQuery
4 23 (31.51%) .NET
5 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET
6 18 (24.66%) Spring
7 15 (20.55%) Ajax
7 15 (20.55%) REST
8 13 (17.81%) JSON
8 13 (17.81%) XML
9 10 (13.70%) XSLT
9 10 (13.70%) Middleware
9 10 (13.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (13.70%) Play Framework
10 7 (9.59%) Apache CXF
10 7 (9.59%) JPA
10 7 (9.59%) JMS
11 5 (6.85%) Web Services
11 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) GIS
2 3 (4.11%) Open Source
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
1 2 (2.74%) Android
1 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) MVC
1 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.96%) TDD
3 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.22%) Web Design
5 5 (6.85%) Scrum
5 5 (6.85%) Web Development
5 5 (6.85%) Release Management
5 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
5 5 (6.85%) Automated Testing
6 4 (5.48%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.74%) OO
9 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.37%) OOD
9 1 (1.37%) SOA
9 1 (1.37%) OOP
9 1 (1.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.01%) JavaScript
2 36 (49.32%) Java
3 18 (24.66%) C#
4 16 (21.92%) Scala
5 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 10 (13.70%) Python
7 8 (10.96%) Ruby
7 8 (10.96%) PHP
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) JBoss
2 18 (24.66%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) WSO2
3 10 (13.70%) Adobe
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Lotus
5 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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