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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 33 11
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing CSS 32 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.16% 3.63% 13.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.09% 9.73% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 19
Average daily rate £325 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
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
110 113 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.92% 37.29% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 76 54
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yeovil -4 11 £500 - 3
Bath -1 10 £263 +5.00% 3
Street +12 5 £331 -32.39%
Taunton - 1 £465 - 2
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 93 (100.00%) HTML
2 72 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (51.61%) C#
5 47 (50.54%) MVC
6 44 (47.31%) HTML5
7 41 (44.09%) Scrum
8 40 (43.01%) .NET
9 37 (39.78%) Web Development
10 33 (35.48%) Java
10 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET
11 31 (33.33%) SQL
12 28 (30.11%) OO
13 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
13 25 (26.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (20.43%) .NET Framework
14 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
15 18 (19.35%) WCF
15 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
16 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
17 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
17 15 (16.13%) UML
18 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (15.05%) SpecFlow
18 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
19 13 (13.98%) Entity Framework
19 13 (13.98%) User Experience
20 12 (12.90%) CSS3
20 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
20 12 (12.90%) Eclipse

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (12.90%) Apache
1 12 (12.90%) IIS
2 11 (11.83%) CMS
2 11 (11.83%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.45%) Node.js
4 5 (5.38%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (4.30%) Confluence
6 3 (3.23%) WordPress
7 2 (2.15%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.08%) nginx
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.08%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) Skype
2 1 (1.08%) SSL
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.38%) Big Data
4 4 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.30%) MySQL
4 4 (4.30%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.05%) SpecFlow
3 12 (12.90%) Eclipse
3 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.83%) Selenium
4 11 (11.83%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.45%) gulp
6 5 (5.38%) ReSharper
7 4 (4.30%) Android Studio
7 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.30%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (4.30%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.30%) JIRA
8 2 (2.15%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.08%) Grunt
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.38%) Back Office
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
5 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.15%) Military
7 1 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (87.10%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) .NET Developer
3 23 (24.73%) Web Developer
4 17 (18.28%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Agile Developer
6 7 (7.53%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 6 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Designer
8 5 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.38%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (5.38%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (47.31%) HTML5
3 40 (43.01%) .NET
4 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET
5 25 (26.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (20.43%) .NET Framework
7 18 (19.35%) WCF
8 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (13.98%) Entity Framework
10 12 (12.90%) CSS3
10 12 (12.90%) JSP
11 11 (11.83%) J2EE
11 11 (11.83%) Web Services
12 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 9 (9.68%) XML
13 8 (8.60%) RESTful
14 6 (6.45%) JSON
15 5 (5.38%) Ajax
15 5 (5.38%) jQuery
15 5 (5.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) User Experience
2 11 (11.83%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (10.75%) Mobile App
4 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.45%) Data Structures
6 5 (5.38%) iPad
7 3 (3.23%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.30%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.54%) MVC
3 41 (44.09%) Scrum
4 37 (39.78%) Web Development
5 28 (30.11%) OO
6 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
7 15 (16.13%) UML
8 12 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 12 (12.90%) Web Design
9 11 (11.83%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (11.83%) OOD
9 11 (11.83%) Release Management
9 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (10.75%) Front End Development
10 10 (10.75%) Time Management
11 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.60%) BDD
13 6 (6.45%) Analytics
13 6 (6.45%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 48 (51.61%) C#
3 33 (35.48%) Java
4 31 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (11.83%) TypeScript
6 8 (8.60%) C++
7 6 (6.45%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) Ada
9 1 (1.08%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) EPiServer
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (2.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.08%) BEA
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) Siebel
6 1 (1.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.08%) Telerik
6 1 (1.08%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.08%) WorldPay
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