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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 5 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 42 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.85% 3.47% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.50% 13.95% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £331 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -19.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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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
80 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 30.19% 24.86% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 11
Average daily rate £450 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £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 £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 46 (71.88%) HTML
2 39 (60.94%) CSS3
3 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
4 27 (42.19%) Photoshop
5 26 (40.63%) HTML5
6 21 (32.81%) Adobe
7 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (31.25%) User Experience
8 18 (28.13%) Sass
8 18 (28.13%) Mobile App
8 18 (28.13%) OO
9 17 (26.56%) jQuery
10 16 (25.00%) Ajax
11 15 (23.44%) Finance
11 15 (23.44%) JSON
11 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
11 15 (23.44%) REST
11 15 (23.44%) Mobile Application Development
11 15 (23.44%) LESS
12 13 (20.31%) Web Design
13 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
13 12 (18.75%) Java
14 11 (17.19%) MVC
14 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
14 11 (17.19%) Android
14 11 (17.19%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (15.63%) Marketing
15 10 (15.63%) Banking
16 8 (12.50%) .NET
16 8 (12.50%) C#

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (10.94%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) nginx
3 2 (3.13%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Photoshop
2 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Selenium
1 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
1 6 (9.38%) Mockito
1 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
1 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.13%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
2 10 (15.63%) Marketing
3 7 (10.94%) Advertising
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Designer
3 10 (15.63%) UI Developer
3 10 (15.63%) UI Programmer
4 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Digital Designer
5 6 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.25%) UI Designer
7 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (71.88%) HTML
2 39 (60.94%) CSS3
3 26 (40.63%) HTML5
4 18 (28.13%) Sass
5 17 (26.56%) jQuery
6 16 (25.00%) Ajax
7 15 (23.44%) JSON
7 15 (23.44%) LESS
7 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
7 15 (23.44%) REST
8 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.50%) .NET
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.94%) RESTful
10 6 (9.38%) JMS
10 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (9.38%) Spring
11 5 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) User Experience
2 18 (28.13%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.38%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Android
1 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) OO
3 15 (23.44%) Mobile Application Development
4 13 (20.31%) Web Design
5 11 (17.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (17.19%) MVC
6 7 (10.94%) Use Case
6 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.38%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) TDD
9 3 (4.69%) Web Development
10 2 (3.13%) UX Design
10 2 (3.13%) BDD
10 2 (3.13%) Line Management
10 2 (3.13%) Coaching
11 1 (1.56%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.56%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 8 (12.50%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Adobe
2 6 (9.38%) hybris
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Zend