The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 32 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.37% 6.65% 8.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.30% 23.03% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 16
Average daily rate
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£378 £363 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +33.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
CSS
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
185 178 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.85% 28.85% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 112 51
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the South Wales region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the South Wales region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

CSS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 May 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
Cardiff +3 17 £381 +5.17% 10
Newport -15 10 £378 +4.13% 2
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 70 (94.59%) HTML
2 57 (77.03%) JavaScript
3 43 (58.11%) HTML5
4 37 (50.00%) jQuery
4 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (47.30%) .NET
6 33 (44.59%) CSS3
7 26 (35.14%) Ajax
8 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
8 23 (31.08%) XML
8 23 (31.08%) REST
9 22 (29.73%) C#
10 21 (28.38%) Visual Studio
11 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 20 (27.03%) MVC
11 20 (27.03%) Scala
12 19 (25.68%) JSON
12 19 (25.68%) JUnit
13 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
13 18 (24.32%) Web Services
13 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
13 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
14 17 (22.97%) Subversion
15 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
16 15 (20.27%) User Experience
16 15 (20.27%) Scrum
17 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
17 14 (18.92%) Jasmine
18 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
19 12 (16.22%) HTTP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.70%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.35%) FileNet
6 1 (1.35%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.35%) Summit
3 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) HTTP
2 8 (10.81%) Intranet
3 5 (6.76%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) MS Access
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Visual Studio
2 19 (25.68%) JUnit
3 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
4 17 (22.97%) Subversion
5 14 (18.92%) Jasmine
6 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.05%) QUnit
7 3 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.70%) Gradle
8 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.70%) Selenium
8 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.70%) JIRA
8 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.70%) JMeter
9 1 (1.35%) NUnit
9 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (82.43%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Scala Developer
3 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.16%) CRM Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.41%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Designer
8 4 (5.41%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Web Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Web Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Senior UX Designer
10 2 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.70%) UX Designer
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Designer
10 2 (2.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (94.59%) HTML
2 43 (58.11%) HTML5
3 37 (50.00%) jQuery
4 35 (47.30%) .NET
5 33 (44.59%) CSS3
6 26 (35.14%) Ajax
7 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
7 23 (31.08%) XML
7 23 (31.08%) REST
8 19 (25.68%) JSON
9 18 (24.32%) Web Services
10 11 (14.86%) Play Framework
10 11 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (13.51%) WCF
11 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
13 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
14 7 (9.46%) Entity Framework
14 7 (9.46%) Sass
15 6 (8.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) User Experience
2 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.05%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) UNIX
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) MVC
3 15 (20.27%) Scrum
4 10 (13.51%) CRM
5 8 (10.81%) TDD
6 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Web Design
6 5 (6.76%) Content Management
6 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.41%) OO
7 4 (5.41%) Web Development
8 3 (4.05%) Customer Insight
8 3 (4.05%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (4.05%) Usability Testing
8 3 (4.05%) OO PHP
9 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.70%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) JavaScript
2 22 (29.73%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) Scala
4 11 (14.86%) Java
5 8 (10.81%) SQL
6 7 (9.46%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) vCloud
1 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.35%) Nagios
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Alterian
3 3 (4.05%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Zend
4 2 (2.70%) Adobe
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) ILOG
5 1 (1.35%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.35%) ESRI
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco