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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 3 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 19.05% 3.06% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 13.64% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £276 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +38.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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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
18 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 28.57% 22.45% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate £290 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) HTML5
4 9 (52.94%) CSS3
5 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
7 6 (35.29%) Ajax
7 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Time Management
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.76%) FTP
10 2 (11.76%) JSP
10 2 (11.76%) Flash
10 2 (11.76%) XHTML
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) Automotive

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) UI Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) UI Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 9 (52.94%) HTML5
3 9 (52.94%) CSS3
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 2 (11.76%) Flash
6 2 (11.76%) XHTML
6 2 (11.76%) Sass
7 1 (5.88%) D3.js
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Laravel
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) WPF
7 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
1 2 (11.76%) GIS
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (35.29%) Time Management
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
1 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) SEO
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Stellent
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) iRise
2 2 (11.76%) Facebook