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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 28 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.81% 7.78% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.46% 33.73% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £356 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.29% +42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
63 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.07% 23.06% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 25
Average daily rate £310 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -15 7 £400 +6.66% 6
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (78.95%) HTML
1 30 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) HTML5
2 17 (44.74%) LESS
3 16 (42.11%) Backbone.js
3 16 (42.11%) Ajax
3 16 (42.11%) JSON
4 15 (39.47%) CSS3
5 14 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (34.21%) Java
7 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (31.58%) Marionette.js
8 8 (21.05%) Grunt
8 8 (21.05%) Bower
8 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.05%) Web Design
9 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) jQuery
9 7 (18.42%) Photoshop
9 7 (18.42%) Progressive Enhancement
9 7 (18.42%) Graceful Degradation
10 6 (15.79%) Adobe
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) Web Development
11 5 (13.16%) OO
11 5 (13.16%) REST
11 5 (13.16%) User Experience
12 4 (10.53%) Sass
12 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 4 (10.53%) Mobile App

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) Drupal
2 2 (5.26%) WordPress
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.05%) Grunt
1 8 (21.05%) Bower
2 2 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) UI Developer
2 12 (31.58%) UI Programmer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.89%) UX Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) HTML5
2 17 (44.74%) LESS
3 16 (42.11%) Backbone.js
3 16 (42.11%) Ajax
3 16 (42.11%) JSON
4 15 (39.47%) CSS3
5 14 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (31.58%) Marionette.js
7 7 (18.42%) jQuery
8 5 (13.16%) REST
9 4 (10.53%) Sass
9 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.53%) .NET
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
11 2 (5.26%) RESTful
11 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.26%) Spring
12 1 (2.63%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (21.05%) Web Design
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Graceful Degradation
3 7 (18.42%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (13.16%) OO
4 5 (13.16%) Web Development
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Web Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PHP5
5 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) hybris