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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.58% 2.33% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.26% 14.29% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£385 £185 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -43.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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
46 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.20% 16.28% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 13
Average daily rate £385 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 35 (64.81%) CSS3
2 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 32 (59.26%) HTML
4 24 (44.44%) Photoshop
5 23 (42.59%) Adobe
6 22 (40.74%) HTML5
6 22 (40.74%) User Experience
7 20 (37.04%) OO
8 18 (33.33%) Ajax
8 18 (33.33%) Sass
8 18 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 18 (33.33%) JSON
9 17 (31.48%) LESS
9 17 (31.48%) REST
9 17 (31.48%) Backbone.js
10 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (27.78%) Finance
10 15 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (25.93%) Java
12 12 (22.22%) jQuery
13 11 (20.37%) Android
13 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
13 11 (20.37%) Banking
14 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
14 10 (18.52%) Marketing
15 9 (16.67%) QA
16 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (12.96%) Use Case
17 7 (12.96%) RESTful
17 7 (12.96%) Waterfall

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 7 (12.96%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) nginx
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Gunicorn
3 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 7 (12.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) WebDriver
1 6 (11.11%) Mockito
1 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.11%) Selenium
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.70%) GitLab
4 2 (3.70%) Bower
4 2 (3.70%) Grunt
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 10 (18.52%) Marketing
4 7 (12.96%) Advertising
5 3 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) UI Developer
2 11 (20.37%) UI Programmer
3 10 (18.52%) Designer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.41%) UI Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Django Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Visual Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) CSS3
2 32 (59.26%) HTML
3 22 (40.74%) HTML5
4 18 (33.33%) Ajax
4 18 (33.33%) Sass
4 18 (33.33%) JSON
5 17 (31.48%) LESS
5 17 (31.48%) REST
5 17 (31.48%) Backbone.js
6 12 (22.22%) jQuery
7 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.96%) RESTful
9 6 (11.11%) JMS
9 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 6 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (11.11%) Spring
9 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (9.26%) .NET
11 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.41%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) User Experience
2 18 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Android
1 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) OO
2 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
3 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (12.96%) Use Case
4 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) SOA
5 6 (11.11%) MVC
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) Web Design
7 3 (5.56%) Workflow
8 2 (3.70%) UX Design
8 2 (3.70%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) Line Management
8 2 (3.70%) Coaching
9 1 (1.85%) Android Development
9 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.85%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) Ruby
4 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Adobe
2 6 (11.11%) hybris
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Zend