The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.70% 6.67% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 18.92% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£238 £420 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.45% +34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £403 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £422 £312
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 £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
CSS
West 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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.14% 35.24% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 14
Average daily rate £350 £395 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £458 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
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 Shropshire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Telford -10 2 £288 -31.54%
Shrewsbury - - - -
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Juniper
1 9 (69.23%) Nokia
1 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
1 9 (69.23%) OSPF
1 9 (69.23%) BGP
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
1 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
1 9 (69.23%) BIG-IP
1 9 (69.23%) Network Architecture
1 9 (69.23%) F5
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (69.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 8 (61.54%) Network Management
2 8 (61.54%) Riverbed
2 8 (61.54%) SolarWinds
2 8 (61.54%) Visualisation
2 8 (61.54%) OPNET
2 8 (61.54%) BMC
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) OSPF
1 9 (69.23%) BGP
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) BIG-IP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (69.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Specialist
2 7 (53.85%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Laravel
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) Symfony
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 8 (61.54%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
1 9 (69.23%) Network Architecture
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (61.54%) Network Management
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Nokia
1 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
1 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Juniper
1 9 (69.23%) F5
2 8 (61.54%) BMC
2 8 (61.54%) Riverbed
2 8 (61.54%) SolarWinds
3 3 (23.08%) Sitecore