The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.57% 3.70% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.32% 13.46% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -39.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £29.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+16.94% +3.50%
CSS
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 28.70% 27.51% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 5 18
Average daily rate £403 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 30 (75.00%) HTML
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) CSS3
4 18 (45.00%) Photoshop
5 14 (35.00%) HTML5
6 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (27.50%) Adobe
7 11 (27.50%) OO
8 10 (25.00%) jQuery
8 10 (25.00%) Sass
8 10 (25.00%) MVC
8 10 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (25.00%) Web Design
8 10 (25.00%) Ajax
9 9 (22.50%) .NET
10 8 (20.00%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) JSON
10 8 (20.00%) REST
10 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 8 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (17.50%) User Experience
11 7 (17.50%) LESS
11 7 (17.50%) Backbone.js
11 7 (17.50%) PHP
12 6 (15.00%) Java
12 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
13 5 (12.50%) Banking
13 5 (12.50%) QA
14 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.00%) Mockito
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Designer
3 8 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Digital Designer
6 5 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 5 (12.50%) UI Programmer
7 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Programmer
8 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Visual Designer
9 2 (5.00%) UI Designer
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) CSS3
3 14 (35.00%) HTML5
4 10 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (25.00%) Ajax
4 10 (25.00%) Sass
5 9 (22.50%) .NET
6 8 (20.00%) JSON
6 8 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (17.50%) Backbone.js
7 7 (17.50%) LESS
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (10.00%) WCF
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.50%) Spring
10 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) OO
3 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) Web Design
4 8 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) User Experience Design
7 2 (5.00%) Line Management
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
8 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) PHP
4 6 (15.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Adobe
2 2 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft