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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.14% 16.67% 11.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.90% 40.91% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £375 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
145 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.43% 40.74% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 55
Average daily rate £330 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 0 25 £325 +8.33% 20
Yeovil - 4 £275 - 1
Taunton -15 3 £335 -2.18% 1
Bridgwater - 1 - - 3
Street - 1 £290 - 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (100.00%) HTML
2 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.32%) C#
4 24 (38.71%) .NET
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.10%) Scrum
6 21 (33.87%) HTML5
7 20 (32.26%) CSS3
7 20 (32.26%) jQuery
7 20 (32.26%) MySQL
7 20 (32.26%) XML
8 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET
9 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
10 15 (24.19%) XHTML
11 13 (20.97%) SQL
12 12 (19.35%) Java
12 12 (19.35%) TDD
13 10 (16.13%) Web Development
13 10 (16.13%) PHP
14 9 (14.52%) XSLT
14 9 (14.52%) Web Services
14 9 (14.52%) OOP
14 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
14 9 (14.52%) OOD
14 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
15 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
15 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
15 8 (12.90%) Sitecore

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.90%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.23%) Escenic
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) MySQL
2 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.23%) Big Data
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.61%) MS Access
7 1 (1.61%) DTS
7 1 (1.61%) Ingres
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.84%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Ant
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (80.65%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
2 8 (12.90%) PHP Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Designer
5 4 (6.45%) Graduate
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Programmer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Web Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.23%) User Experience Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (38.71%) .NET
3 21 (33.87%) HTML5
4 20 (32.26%) CSS3
4 20 (32.26%) jQuery
4 20 (32.26%) XML
5 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 15 (24.19%) XHTML
7 9 (14.52%) XSLT
7 9 (14.52%) Web Services
8 7 (11.29%) JSP
8 7 (11.29%) RESTful
8 7 (11.29%) Sass
9 6 (9.68%) LAMP
10 5 (8.06%) LESS
10 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.45%) J2EE
11 4 (6.45%) Ajax
12 3 (4.84%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) GIS
3 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.61%) UNIX
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) TDD
4 10 (16.13%) Web Development
5 9 (14.52%) OOP
5 9 (14.52%) OOD
5 9 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (11.29%) Web Design
7 6 (9.68%) Time Management
7 6 (9.68%) OO
7 6 (9.68%) MVC
8 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.45%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.84%) UML
10 3 (4.84%) BDD
11 2 (3.23%) RUP
11 2 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) Java
5 10 (16.13%) PHP
6 8 (12.90%) PHP5
7 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) VB6
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Twitter
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago