The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Northampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.48% 1.56% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 16.67% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £288 £260 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% +18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £260 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.91% 9.38% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 16
Average daily rate £383 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £363 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
Northamptonshire

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Northampton region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Northampton region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
7 5 (35.71%) MVC
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Ajax
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) CSS3
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) IIS
10 2 (14.29%) PHP
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) Web Design
10 2 (14.29%) CMS
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) WCF
10 2 (14.29%) LINQ
10 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (7.14%) RIA

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) DNN
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
3 1 (7.14%) Moq
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 2 (14.29%) WCF
8 2 (14.29%) LINQ
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (7.14%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) JSON
9 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
9 1 (7.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) RIA
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) SEO
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) MCPD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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