The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.00% 5.56% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 33.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £288 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +67.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £278 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £314 £202
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
10 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.33% 16.67% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate £300 £288 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +13.74%
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 - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) Human Factors
6 2 (28.57%) WCAG
6 2 (28.57%) MooTools
6 2 (28.57%) W3C
6 2 (28.57%) Web Design
7 1 (14.29%) Intranet
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (14.29%) VBScript
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) MySQL
7 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (14.29%) Flash
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Flex Builder
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) MooTools
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Flash
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
6 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Human Factors
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Photography
2 1 (14.29%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe