The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.93% 12.28% 4.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.61% 25.55% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 3
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 137 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 39.66% 48.07% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 94 11
Average daily rate £356 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
UK

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 13 - - 5
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) jQuery
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (32.00%) HTML5
8 7 (28.00%) Sitefinity
8 7 (28.00%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
9 6 (24.00%) Active Record
9 6 (24.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (24.00%) Java EE
9 6 (24.00%) Ruby
9 6 (24.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (20.00%) RAD
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
10 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.00%) Subversion
10 5 (20.00%) Dojo
10 5 (20.00%) REST

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (28.00%) Sitefinity
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) Kentico
3 4 (16.00%) Alfresco
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) MailChimp
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) RubyMine
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 7 (28.00%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (24.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (24.00%) Java EE
8 5 (20.00%) SOAP
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) Ajax
8 5 (20.00%) Dojo
8 5 (20.00%) REST
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (16.00%) Sass
9 4 (16.00%) JRuby
10 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (24.00%) Active Record
3 5 (20.00%) RAD
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Online Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) SEO
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Document Management
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) XAML
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Facebook
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter
2 1 (4.00%) Telerik
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle