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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 6 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 58 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.18% 5.36% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.79% 19.74% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.00% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £290 £413
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%
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
112 76 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.32% 27.14% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 21
Average daily rate £442 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.08% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £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 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +18 42 £450 +35.84% 9
Brackley - 3 £315 - 1
Daventry - - - - 3
Kettering - - - - 2
Wellingborough - - - -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 61 (75.31%) HTML
2 55 (67.90%) JavaScript
3 42 (51.85%) CSS3
4 32 (39.51%) jQuery
5 31 (38.27%) HTML5
6 28 (34.57%) Photoshop
7 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (30.86%) Adobe
8 25 (30.86%) User Experience
9 20 (24.69%) Sass
9 20 (24.69%) OO
9 20 (24.69%) MVC
9 20 (24.69%) Ajax
10 18 (22.22%) Finance
10 18 (22.22%) Mobile App
11 17 (20.99%) LESS
11 17 (20.99%) REST
11 17 (20.99%) Backbone.js
11 17 (20.99%) JSON
12 15 (18.52%) .NET
12 15 (18.52%) C#
12 15 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
13 14 (17.28%) Java
13 14 (17.28%) Web Design
13 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
14 13 (16.05%) Adobe Illustrator
15 12 (14.81%) CMS
15 12 (14.81%) Android
16 10 (12.35%) Banking

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (7.41%) WordPress
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) nginx
4 4 (4.94%) Drupal
5 3 (3.70%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.47%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) Node.js
6 2 (2.47%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 28 (34.57%) Photoshop
2 13 (16.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Selenium
3 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.17%) Mockito
4 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
2 10 (12.35%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Advertising
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (77.78%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Designer
3 14 (17.28%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.81%) UI Programmer
4 12 (14.81%) UI Developer
5 11 (13.58%) C# Developer
6 10 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Digital Designer
9 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (4.94%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.94%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
10 4 (4.94%) Android Developer
11 3 (3.70%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (75.31%) HTML
2 42 (51.85%) CSS3
3 32 (39.51%) jQuery
4 31 (38.27%) HTML5
5 20 (24.69%) Sass
5 20 (24.69%) Ajax
6 17 (20.99%) JSON
6 17 (20.99%) LESS
6 17 (20.99%) REST
6 17 (20.99%) Backbone.js
7 15 (18.52%) .NET
8 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.11%) RESTful
10 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.41%) SignalR
13 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (6.17%) LINQ
13 5 (6.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) User Experience
2 18 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) New Media
4 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
2 12 (14.81%) Android
3 7 (8.64%) Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) OO
2 20 (24.69%) MVC
3 15 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
4 14 (17.28%) Web Design
5 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (8.64%) Web Development
7 5 (6.17%) Use Case
7 5 (6.17%) Workflow
7 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.17%) SOA
7 5 (6.17%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.94%) TDD
8 4 (4.94%) Android Development
9 2 (2.47%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.47%) Line Management
9 2 (2.47%) Coaching
9 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.90%) JavaScript
2 15 (18.52%) C#
3 14 (17.28%) Java
4 9 (11.11%) PHP
5 4 (4.94%) SQL
5 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) R
7 1 (1.23%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Adobe
2 5 (6.17%) hybris
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.47%) Twitter
4 2 (2.47%) Zend
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