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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 48 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.48% 3.27% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.71% 16.67% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £181 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £270 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +10.00%
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
105 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 25.12% 19.64% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 18
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
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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 +11 30 £450 +126.41% 4
Brackley - 2 £315 - 1
Daventry - - - -
Kettering - - - - 1
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 59 (72.84%) HTML
2 55 (67.90%) JavaScript
3 47 (58.02%) CSS3
4 36 (44.44%) HTML5
5 33 (40.74%) jQuery
6 26 (32.10%) User Experience
7 24 (29.63%) Photoshop
7 24 (29.63%) Adobe
8 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (25.93%) OO
9 21 (25.93%) Ajax
10 20 (24.69%) C#
10 20 (24.69%) .NET
10 20 (24.69%) Sass
11 18 (22.22%) Finance
11 18 (22.22%) JSON
11 18 (22.22%) Mobile App
12 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
12 17 (20.99%) MVC
12 17 (20.99%) REST
12 17 (20.99%) Backbone.js
12 17 (20.99%) LESS
13 16 (19.75%) Apple iOS
14 15 (18.52%) Java
14 15 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
15 14 (17.28%) Android
16 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
16 12 (14.81%) CMS
16 12 (14.81%) Marketing
16 12 (14.81%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (14.81%) CMS
2 7 (8.64%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) WordPress
4 4 (4.94%) nginx
4 4 (4.94%) Drupal
5 3 (3.70%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.47%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.47%) Gunicorn
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.47%) MS Office
6 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.41%) WebDriver
3 6 (7.41%) Mockito
3 6 (7.41%) Selenium
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.47%) GitLab
6 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Marketing
3 10 (12.35%) Banking
4 7 (8.64%) Advertising
5 3 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (79.01%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) C# Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Designer
4 12 (14.81%) UI Developer
4 12 (14.81%) UI Programmer
5 10 (12.35%) Web Developer
6 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Hybris Developer
9 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
10 4 (4.94%) Android Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Digital Designer
11 3 (3.70%) Web Designer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (72.84%) HTML
2 47 (58.02%) CSS3
3 36 (44.44%) HTML5
4 33 (40.74%) jQuery
5 21 (25.93%) Ajax
6 20 (24.69%) .NET
6 20 (24.69%) Sass
7 18 (22.22%) JSON
8 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
8 17 (20.99%) REST
8 17 (20.99%) Backbone.js
8 17 (20.99%) LESS
9 10 (12.35%) RESTful
10 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (7.41%) SignalR
12 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.41%) JMS
12 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 6 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) User Experience
2 18 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) New Media
4 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) EPoS
4 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Apple iOS
2 14 (17.28%) Android
3 8 (9.88%) Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) OO
3 17 (20.99%) MVC
4 15 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 12 (14.81%) Web Development
6 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (9.88%) Web Design
8 7 (8.64%) Use Case
9 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.41%) SOA
9 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.17%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (6.17%) Workflow
11 4 (4.94%) Android Development
12 2 (2.47%) iOS Development
12 2 (2.47%) Line Management
12 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (2.47%) Coaching
12 2 (2.47%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.90%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.69%) C#
3 15 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (4.94%) SQL
4 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.47%) Ruby
5 2 (2.47%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
5 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.47%) R
6 1 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Adobe
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) hybris
4 2 (2.47%) Twitter
4 2 (2.47%) Zend