The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.79% 2.11% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.68% 12.50% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Average daily rate
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£393 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.72% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
CSS
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.37% 16.92% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 19
Average daily rate £345 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Northampton +2 15 £400 +39.13% 7
Brackley - 1 - -
Corby - - - -
Daventry - - - - 4
Kettering - - - - 6
Towcester - - - -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
2 41 (68.33%) HTML
3 37 (61.67%) CSS3
4 26 (43.33%) jQuery
4 26 (43.33%) HTML5
5 21 (35.00%) Ajax
6 20 (33.33%) Adobe
7 19 (31.67%) C#
7 19 (31.67%) .NET
7 19 (31.67%) JSON
7 19 (31.67%) LESS
7 19 (31.67%) User Experience
8 18 (30.00%) Backbone.js
8 18 (30.00%) OO
9 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
9 17 (28.33%) Photoshop
9 17 (28.33%) REST
10 16 (26.67%) Mobile App
11 15 (25.00%) Finance
12 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
12 14 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 14 (23.33%) Sass
13 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (20.00%) Java
14 12 (20.00%) MVC
14 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
16 10 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (16.67%) Marionette.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (15.00%) CMS
2 7 (11.67%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) Drupal
4 3 (5.00%) WordPress
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.33%) Gunicorn
5 2 (3.33%) Node.js
5 2 (3.33%) nginx
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Bower
3 3 (5.00%) Grunt
4 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.33%) GitLab
4 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.33%) Mockito
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) Ant
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Advertising
3 7 (11.67%) Marketing
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 10 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 8 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Django Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (68.33%) HTML
2 37 (61.67%) CSS3
3 26 (43.33%) jQuery
3 26 (43.33%) HTML5
4 21 (35.00%) Ajax
5 19 (31.67%) .NET
5 19 (31.67%) JSON
5 19 (31.67%) LESS
6 18 (30.00%) Backbone.js
7 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
7 17 (28.33%) REST
8 14 (23.33%) Sass
9 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
10 10 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (16.67%) Marionette.js
11 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (10.00%) SignalR
12 6 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) User Experience
2 16 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Android
1 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) OO
2 14 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (20.00%) MVC
3 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (13.33%) Workflow
5 8 (13.33%) Web Development
6 7 (11.67%) Use Case
7 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) Web Design
10 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.67%) Scrum
11 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.67%) Mobile Development
11 1 (1.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.67%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) R
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) PHP5
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
7 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Adobe
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Twitter
4 2 (3.33%) hybris
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Zend
5 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.67%) Facebook