The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 31 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.12% 17.04% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.81% 39.58% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 4
Average daily rate
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£289 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
CSS
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 96 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 43.82% 43.05% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 69 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Bath +2 18 £308 +7.89% 14
Yeovil - 5 £275 -
Taunton -23 1 - - 4
Street - 1 £290 - 3
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bridgwater - - - - 2
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 56 (100.00%) HTML
2 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 22 (39.29%) C#
4 21 (37.50%) .NET
4 21 (37.50%) HTML5
5 20 (35.71%) MySQL
6 19 (33.93%) XML
7 18 (32.14%) Scrum
8 17 (30.36%) jQuery
8 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
8 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
8 17 (30.36%) CSS3
9 15 (26.79%) XHTML
10 13 (23.21%) SQL
11 12 (21.43%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) Web Development
12 11 (19.64%) TDD
12 11 (19.64%) PHP
13 9 (16.07%) XSLT
13 9 (16.07%) OOP
13 9 (16.07%) Web Services
13 9 (16.07%) OOD
13 9 (16.07%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
14 8 (14.29%) Sass
14 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
14 8 (14.29%) Web Design
14 8 (14.29%) PHP5
14 8 (14.29%) Sitecore
15 7 (12.50%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 7 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.57%) Escenic
3 2 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Drupal
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.79%) GitHub
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) MySQL
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.57%) Big Data
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) MS Access
7 1 (1.79%) DTS
7 1 (1.79%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.57%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (8.93%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Designer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Graduate
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 21 (37.50%) HTML5
3 19 (33.93%) XML
4 17 (30.36%) jQuery
4 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
4 17 (30.36%) CSS3
5 15 (26.79%) XHTML
6 9 (16.07%) XSLT
6 9 (16.07%) Web Services
7 8 (14.29%) Sass
8 7 (12.50%) RESTful
9 6 (10.71%) JSP
9 6 (10.71%) LAMP
10 5 (8.93%) LESS
10 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.14%) J2EE
11 4 (7.14%) Ajax
12 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) GIS
2 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Scrum
2 12 (21.43%) Web Development
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
4 9 (16.07%) OOP
4 9 (16.07%) OOD
4 9 (16.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (14.29%) Web Design
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.71%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) Time Management
8 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (5.36%) MVC
9 3 (5.36%) BDD
10 2 (3.57%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (3.57%) RUP
10 2 (3.57%) UML
10 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Content Management
11 1 (1.79%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 12 (21.43%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) PHP
6 8 (14.29%) PHP5
7 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 2 (3.57%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) VB6
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
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