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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.51% 5.84% 5.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.90% 20.44% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £356 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -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
196 181 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.76% 28.55% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 44
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 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 22 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 +9 22 £375 +7.14% 10
Newport -9 12 £363 +1.75% 4
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 58 (93.55%) HTML
2 45 (72.58%) JavaScript
3 37 (59.68%) .NET
4 30 (48.39%) HTML5
5 27 (43.55%) jQuery
5 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.10%) C#
6 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
7 22 (35.48%) Visual Studio
7 22 (35.48%) MVC
8 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 20 (32.26%) CSS3
9 18 (29.03%) Web Services
9 18 (29.03%) XML
9 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 16 (25.81%) Scrum
10 16 (25.81%) User Experience
11 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
12 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
12 12 (19.35%) Java
13 11 (17.74%) SQL
13 11 (17.74%) Ajax
13 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
14 10 (16.13%) CRM
14 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
14 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (14.52%) WCF
15 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.52%) PHP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.84%) FileNet
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
6 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) Fireworks
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Office 365
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Intranet
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.68%) Subversion
4 5 (8.06%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.84%) QUnit
6 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.23%) JMeter
7 2 (3.23%) ReSharper
7 2 (3.23%) Gradle
7 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
1 5 (8.06%) Publishing
2 3 (4.84%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.52%) CRM Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Tester
9 2 (3.23%) Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Web Manager
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Web Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (93.55%) HTML
2 37 (59.68%) .NET
3 30 (48.39%) HTML5
4 27 (43.55%) jQuery
5 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
6 20 (32.26%) CSS3
7 18 (29.03%) Web Services
7 18 (29.03%) XML
8 11 (17.74%) Ajax
8 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (14.52%) WCF
10 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
11 8 (12.90%) Sass
11 8 (12.90%) Entity Framework
12 6 (9.68%) RESTful
12 6 (9.68%) REST
13 5 (8.06%) Backbone.js
13 5 (8.06%) JSON
14 4 (6.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Human Factors
2 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.23%) W3C
3 2 (3.23%) DTV
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) MVC
3 16 (25.81%) Scrum
4 10 (16.13%) CRM
5 9 (14.52%) OO
6 8 (12.90%) TDD
7 6 (9.68%) Web Development
8 5 (8.06%) BDD
8 5 (8.06%) Web Design
8 5 (8.06%) Migration
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.45%) SOA
9 4 (6.45%) Content Management
9 4 (6.45%) Information Architecture
10 3 (4.84%) Use Case
10 3 (4.84%) Usability Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (4.84%) OO PHP
10 3 (4.84%) Customer Insight
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.10%) C#
3 12 (19.35%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) SQL
5 9 (14.52%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) Scala
7 3 (4.84%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 2 (3.23%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
1 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
1 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Alterian
3 3 (4.84%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe
4 2 (3.23%) OpenText
4 2 (3.23%) Zend
5 1 (1.61%) ESRI
5 1 (1.61%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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