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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.81% 9.47% 8.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.90% 40.35% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Average daily rate
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£308 £280 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £373 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
CSS
South Yorkshire

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
39 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.18% 23.46% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 39
Average daily rate £325 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £212 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £385 £356
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 - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 25 (86.21%) .NET
3 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
4 23 (79.31%) C#
5 21 (72.41%) MVC
6 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
6 19 (65.52%) jQuery
7 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
8 14 (48.28%) XML
9 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (41.38%) TDD
10 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (34.48%) Ajax
11 10 (34.48%) Web Services
11 10 (34.48%) SQL
12 9 (31.03%) IIS
12 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
12 9 (31.03%) Scrum
12 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
12 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
13 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
14 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
14 5 (17.24%) Umbraco
14 5 (17.24%) WPF
15 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
15 4 (13.79%) MySQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) Umbraco
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) CMS400.NET
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.45%) Drupal
5 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (13.79%) MySQL
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.90%) MS Access
7 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 25 (86.21%) .NET
3 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 19 (65.52%) jQuery
4 14 (48.28%) XML
5 10 (34.48%) Ajax
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.24%) WPF
8 3 (10.34%) WCF
9 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (6.90%) SignalR
9 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
9 2 (6.90%) HTML5
9 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
9 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.45%) OAuth
10 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.45%) Life Science
1 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) MVC
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.90%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) CRUD
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) XAML
6 1 (3.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Ektron
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore