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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 130 48 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.26% 8.12% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.67% 26.52% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 38 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £465 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
312 181 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.43% 30.63% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 120 33
Average daily rate £401 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +6 110 £425 +14.86% 38
Durham +3 13 £325 +36.84% 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 160 (99.38%) HTML
2 92 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (50.93%) JavaScript
4 62 (38.51%) .NET
5 58 (36.02%) jQuery
6 45 (27.95%) C#
7 44 (27.33%) SQL Server
7 44 (27.33%) User Experience
8 40 (24.84%) Linux
8 40 (24.84%) Web Design
9 37 (22.98%) Java
9 37 (22.98%) Mobile App
10 36 (22.36%) HTML5
11 33 (20.50%) Rapid Prototyping
12 29 (18.01%) Degree
12 29 (18.01%) MVC
13 25 (15.53%) SQL
13 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
13 25 (15.53%) TDD
14 22 (13.66%) .NET Framework
14 22 (13.66%) UNIX
15 21 (13.04%) XML
16 20 (12.42%) PHP
16 20 (12.42%) Web Services
16 20 (12.42%) XHTML
16 20 (12.42%) AngularJS
17 19 (11.80%) Open Source
18 18 (11.18%) Entity Framework
18 18 (11.18%) Ruby
18 18 (11.18%) MySQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (6.21%) JBoss
2 8 (4.97%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.97%) Node.js
3 7 (4.35%) Drupal
4 6 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.73%) CMS
5 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.86%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
6 1 (0.62%) nginx
6 1 (0.62%) Zope
6 1 (0.62%) Plone
6 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.11%) MS Office
4 3 (1.86%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) GitHub
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.56%) HTTP
2 11 (6.83%) 3G
2 11 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (6.83%) 4G
3 10 (6.21%) FTP
4 9 (5.59%) SSH
5 8 (4.97%) SSL
6 4 (2.48%) Intranet
6 4 (2.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.62%) DNS
7 1 (0.62%) Telnet
7 1 (0.62%) Firewall
7 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.18%) MySQL
3 14 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.07%) Subversion
3 8 (4.97%) GitLab
4 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.24%) Hudson
6 2 (1.24%) Maven
6 2 (1.24%) JUnit
7 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.62%) RSpec
7 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (6.21%) Finance
2 2 (1.24%) Retail
3 1 (0.62%) Marketing
3 1 (0.62%) German Language
3 1 (0.62%) Publishing
3 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (62.11%) Developer
2 42 (26.09%) Designer
3 40 (24.84%) UX Designer
4 17 (10.56%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Web Developer
6 13 (8.07%) Architect
6 13 (8.07%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (7.45%) AWS Developer
8 10 (6.21%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (1.86%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.86%) Software Developer
11 3 (1.86%) PHP Developer
11 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.24%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (99.38%) HTML
2 62 (38.51%) .NET
3 58 (36.02%) jQuery
4 36 (22.36%) HTML5
5 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
6 22 (13.66%) .NET Framework
7 21 (13.04%) XML
8 20 (12.42%) XHTML
8 20 (12.42%) Web Services
8 20 (12.42%) AngularJS
9 18 (11.18%) Entity Framework
10 16 (9.94%) JSON
11 15 (9.32%) RESTful
12 14 (8.70%) REST
12 14 (8.70%) CSS3
12 14 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (7.45%) Ajax
14 12 (7.45%) RSS
14 12 (7.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.33%) User Experience
2 37 (22.98%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.07%) Social Media
4 10 (6.21%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (3.73%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.24%) GIS
8 2 (1.24%) PKI
9 1 (0.62%) Online Games
9 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.84%) Linux
2 22 (13.66%) UNIX
3 18 (11.18%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.83%) Mac OS
5 9 (5.59%) Windows
6 7 (4.35%) Solaris
7 3 (1.86%) Android
7 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.62%) CentOS
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.84%) Web Design
3 33 (20.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 29 (18.01%) MVC
5 25 (15.53%) TDD
6 19 (11.80%) Open Source
7 17 (10.56%) Web Development
7 17 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (10.56%) Customer Insight
8 16 (9.94%) Configuration Management
9 15 (9.32%) Scrum
10 13 (8.07%) Content Management
11 12 (7.45%) SEO
11 12 (7.45%) BDD
11 12 (7.45%) SDLC
12 11 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.21%) MVVM
14 8 (4.97%) Change Control
14 8 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (4.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.93%) JavaScript
2 45 (27.95%) C#
3 37 (22.98%) Java
4 25 (15.53%) SQL
5 20 (12.42%) PHP
6 18 (11.18%) Ruby
7 17 (10.56%) VB
8 15 (9.32%) Python
9 14 (8.70%) ActionScript
10 10 (6.21%) Scala
11 7 (4.35%) C++
12 5 (3.11%) VBA
12 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.48%) C
13 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.48%) VBScript
14 1 (0.62%) Perl
14 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.62%) XPath
14 1 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (18.01%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) MCP
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.97%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) qmail
2 1 (0.62%) Postfix
2 1 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.62%) Ansible
2 1 (0.62%) systemd
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) Oracle
3 8 (4.97%) VMware
4 2 (1.24%) Adobe
4 2 (1.24%) HP
4 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.62%) Zend
5 1 (0.62%) IBM
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