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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 32 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.73% 8.77% 15.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.40% 17.78% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 21
Average daily rate
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£340 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £105 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
126 180 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.30% 49.32% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 147 51
Average daily rate £363 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% +86.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2015. 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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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
Yeovil +2 14 - - 2
Bath -8 8 £350 +13.82% 8
Taunton +9 1 £340 +223.80% 4
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 57 (96.61%) HTML
2 40 (67.80%) SQL
3 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
5 29 (49.15%) Java
5 29 (49.15%) Web Development
6 27 (45.76%) JSP
6 27 (45.76%) Tomcat
7 25 (42.37%) Apache
8 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
9 20 (33.90%) Time Management
9 20 (33.90%) Scrum
9 20 (33.90%) OO
10 15 (25.42%) C#
11 14 (23.73%) .NET
11 14 (23.73%) UML
12 12 (20.34%) C++
12 12 (20.34%) Eclipse
13 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.95%) HTML5
15 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
15 9 (15.25%) MVC
16 8 (13.56%) CSS3
17 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
17 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (11.86%) XML
17 7 (11.86%) Ajax
18 6 (10.17%) XHTML
18 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
18 6 (10.17%) KnockoutJS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 27 (45.76%) Tomcat
2 25 (42.37%) Apache
3 4 (6.78%) Node.js
4 3 (5.08%) WordPress
5 2 (3.39%) JBoss
5 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) Liferay
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.69%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.69%) Maya
1 1 (1.69%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.69%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Skype
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) gulp
3 2 (3.39%) Grunt
3 2 (3.39%) Ant
3 2 (3.39%) JUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.47%) Military
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.95%) .NET Developer
5 9 (15.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion Developer
8 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.69%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (1.69%) Animator
9 1 (1.69%) Software Programmer
9 1 (1.69%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.69%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) UX Designer
9 1 (1.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (96.61%) HTML
2 27 (45.76%) JSP
3 14 (23.73%) .NET
4 10 (16.95%) HTML5
5 8 (13.56%) CSS3
6 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.86%) XML
6 7 (11.86%) Ajax
7 6 (10.17%) XHTML
7 6 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (8.47%) Backbone.js
8 5 (8.47%) jQuery
8 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.78%) Web Services
9 4 (6.78%) RESTful
9 4 (6.78%) JSON
9 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.78%) Sass
10 3 (5.08%) LESS
10 3 (5.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.69%) Animation
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) Web Development
3 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
4 20 (33.90%) Scrum
4 20 (33.90%) OO
4 20 (33.90%) Time Management
5 14 (23.73%) UML
6 9 (15.25%) MVC
7 3 (5.08%) ETL
7 3 (5.08%) TDD
8 2 (3.39%) Web Design
8 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.39%) Android Development
8 2 (3.39%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.69%) 3D Visualisation
9 1 (1.69%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.69%) API Development
9 1 (1.69%) 3D Modelling
9 1 (1.69%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 29 (49.15%) Java
4 15 (25.42%) C#
5 12 (20.34%) C++
6 5 (8.47%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.69%) Ada
8 1 (1.69%) XQuery
8 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe