The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 15 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing CSS 18 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.56% 13.30% 6.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.73% 42.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 10
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +10.00%
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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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.59% 31.38% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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 Sheffield

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 17 (73.91%) jQuery
4 16 (69.57%) .NET
5 15 (65.22%) MVC
6 14 (60.87%) C#
6 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
7 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
8 12 (52.17%) XML
9 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (43.48%) Web Services
10 10 (43.48%) Scrum
10 10 (43.48%) Ajax
10 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
12 8 (34.78%) IIS
12 8 (34.78%) TDD
13 7 (30.43%) SQL
13 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
13 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
13 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (21.74%) PHP
14 5 (21.74%) WPF
14 5 (21.74%) HTML5
15 4 (17.39%) MySQL
15 4 (17.39%) CRM
15 4 (17.39%) SharePoint

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (34.78%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.70%) CMS
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.70%) MS Access
8 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) jQuery
3 16 (69.57%) .NET
4 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
5 12 (52.17%) XML
6 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) Ajax
7 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) WPF
9 3 (13.04%) CSS3
10 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
10 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (8.70%) JSON
10 2 (8.70%) WCF
11 1 (4.35%) REST
11 1 (4.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) MVC
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development
7 4 (17.39%) CRM
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.35%) OOP
10 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.35%) Android Development
10 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
10 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) XAML
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Zend
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle