The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 32 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.77% 15.66% 10.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 38.75% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 10
Average daily rate
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£290 £313 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -6.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £260 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.32% 40.40% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 51 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
CSS
South West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 16 £308 +16.03% 8
Taunton -25 5 £105 -68.88% 4
Yeovil - 4 £275 -
Glastonbury - 1 £275 - 1
Street - 1 £290 - 4
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (100.00%) HTML
2 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
3 25 (47.17%) C#
4 24 (45.28%) .NET
5 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
5 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
6 19 (35.85%) XML
7 17 (32.08%) MySQL
7 17 (32.08%) HTML5
8 16 (30.19%) Scrum
8 16 (30.19%) jQuery
9 13 (24.53%) XHTML
9 13 (24.53%) CSS3
10 12 (22.64%) SQL
10 12 (22.64%) Web Development
11 10 (18.87%) TDD
11 10 (18.87%) PHP
11 10 (18.87%) Java
11 10 (18.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
12 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
12 9 (16.98%) XSLT
13 8 (15.09%) Web Design
13 8 (15.09%) Sitecore
13 8 (15.09%) Sass
14 7 (13.21%) LESS
14 7 (13.21%) Degree
14 7 (13.21%) Umbraco
14 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
15 6 (11.32%) Tomcat

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (13.21%) Umbraco
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) CMS
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Drupal
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.77%) Escenic
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.89%) Kentico
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Trello
2 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) MySQL
3 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.77%) SQLite
7 2 (3.77%) Big Data
7 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.89%) MS Access
8 1 (1.89%) DTS
8 1 (1.89%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.66%) PhoneGap
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
1 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Web Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Programmer
3 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Graduate
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Designer
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (3.77%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (45.28%) .NET
3 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
4 19 (35.85%) XML
5 17 (32.08%) HTML5
6 16 (30.19%) jQuery
7 13 (24.53%) CSS3
7 13 (24.53%) XHTML
8 9 (16.98%) XSLT
9 8 (15.09%) Sass
10 7 (13.21%) LESS
11 6 (11.32%) LAMP
12 5 (9.43%) Web Services
12 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
12 5 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.55%) Ext JS
13 4 (7.55%) RESTful
13 4 (7.55%) JSP
13 4 (7.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) GIS
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.77%) iPhone
2 2 (3.77%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
2 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Scrum
2 12 (22.64%) Web Development
3 10 (18.87%) TDD
3 10 (18.87%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (15.09%) Web Design
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.32%) OOP
5 6 (11.32%) OOD
5 6 (11.32%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (3.77%) UML
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.77%) BDD
7 2 (3.77%) RUP
7 2 (3.77%) Content Management
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (47.17%) C#
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) Java
4 10 (18.87%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) PHP5
6 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.89%) VB6
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Sitecore
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glastonbury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago