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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.44% 13.30% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 31.31% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £340 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +51.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
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
129 99 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.95% 42.49% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 47
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.21% -23.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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
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 January 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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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 +7 10 £288 +7.47% 19
Street -10 1 £490 -
Yeovil - 1 - - 1
Taunton - - - - 2
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Clevedon - - - - 4
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
3 26 (56.52%) HTML5
4 22 (47.83%) CSS3
5 19 (41.30%) jQuery
6 18 (39.13%) MVC
7 15 (32.61%) .NET
8 14 (30.43%) C#
8 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.91%) PHP
9 11 (23.91%) MySQL
9 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.74%) Sass
11 9 (19.57%) Web Development
11 9 (19.57%) Scrum
12 8 (17.39%) Web Services
12 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
13 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.04%) OOP
14 6 (13.04%) OO
14 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
15 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
15 5 (10.87%) RESTful
15 5 (10.87%) PHP5
15 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
15 5 (10.87%) OOD
15 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) WordPress
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MySQL
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Designer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.17%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Umbraco Developer
9 1 (2.17%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (56.52%) HTML5
3 22 (47.83%) CSS3
4 19 (41.30%) jQuery
5 15 (32.61%) .NET
6 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
7 10 (21.74%) Sass
8 8 (17.39%) Web Services
8 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.87%) RESTful
9 5 (10.87%) LESS
10 4 (8.70%) JSP
10 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (6.52%) Laravel
11 3 (6.52%) XML
11 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.35%) SOAP
12 2 (4.35%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.17%) W3C
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) MVC
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Web Development
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 6 (13.04%) OOP
4 6 (13.04%) OO
5 5 (10.87%) OOD
6 4 (8.70%) UML
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.35%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
8 2 (4.35%) Time Management
8 2 (4.35%) Email Marketing
8 2 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (2.17%) BDD
9 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 11 (23.91%) PHP
4 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.87%) PHP5
5 4 (8.70%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.17%) hybris
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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