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 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 28 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 38 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.91% 7.77% 5.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.75% 28.99% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 11
Average daily rate £363 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £536 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
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
167 138 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.36% 26.80% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 44
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 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
Cardiff -14 34 £350 -28.57% 9
Newport - 4 £370 - 2
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (94.07%) HTML
2 123 (91.11%) JavaScript
3 91 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (49.63%) TDD
5 65 (48.15%) Scrum
6 61 (45.19%) .NET
7 59 (43.70%) Web Services
7 59 (43.70%) jQuery
8 57 (42.22%) XML
9 56 (41.48%) C#
9 56 (41.48%) Ajax
10 55 (40.74%) MVC
11 52 (38.52%) OO
12 50 (37.04%) Microsoft
13 49 (36.30%) SQL
14 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET
15 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (29.63%) HTML5
16 39 (28.89%) Java
17 34 (25.19%) SOAP
17 34 (25.19%) Software Engineering
18 33 (24.44%) SQL Server
19 32 (23.70%) ASP.NET MVC
20 28 (20.74%) CSS3
21 26 (19.26%) Security Cleared
22 25 (18.52%) XSLT
23 24 (17.78%) Subversion
24 23 (17.04%) UML
24 23 (17.04%) Unit Testing
25 22 (16.30%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (14.81%) IIS
2 10 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.44%) Confluence
3 6 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.96%) Apache
5 4 (2.96%) JBoss
6 3 (2.22%) Node.js
7 2 (1.48%) Liferay
7 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.74%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 20 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.63%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.44%) Neo4j
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.70%) MySQL
8 4 (2.96%) Redis
9 3 (2.22%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.74%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.74%) MS Access
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Subversion
2 22 (16.30%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 20 (14.81%) Selenium
3 20 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
4 19 (14.07%) Visual Studio
5 16 (11.85%) Hudson
5 16 (11.85%) JIRA
5 16 (11.85%) Maven
6 12 (8.89%) Jasmine
6 12 (8.89%) QUnit
6 12 (8.89%) Sinon.JS
7 9 (6.67%) Ant
7 9 (6.67%) Trac
8 7 (5.19%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.44%) Geb
9 6 (4.44%) Spock
9 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.96%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (6.67%) Legal
3 7 (5.19%) Finance
4 2 (1.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 123 (91.11%) Developer
2 41 (30.37%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 23 (17.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 13 (9.63%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.89%) HTML Developer
8 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (8.15%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.93%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Agile Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Digital Developer
10 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (94.07%) HTML
2 61 (45.19%) .NET
3 59 (43.70%) jQuery
3 59 (43.70%) Web Services
4 57 (42.22%) XML
5 56 (41.48%) Ajax
6 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET
7 40 (29.63%) HTML5
8 34 (25.19%) SOAP
9 32 (23.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (20.74%) CSS3
11 25 (18.52%) XSLT
12 22 (16.30%) Hibernate
12 22 (16.30%) Spring
13 20 (14.81%) WCF
14 18 (13.33%) AngularJS
15 17 (12.59%) RESTful
16 16 (11.85%) J2EE
16 16 (11.85%) XHTML
17 15 (11.11%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) User Experience
2 12 (8.89%) NHS
3 7 (5.19%) W3C
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.74%) iSeries
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Android
2 13 (9.63%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.63%) Unix
3 8 (5.93%) Windows
4 4 (2.96%) Linux
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (49.63%) TDD
3 65 (48.15%) Scrum
4 55 (40.74%) MVC
5 52 (38.52%) OO
6 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (25.19%) Software Engineering
8 23 (17.04%) UML
8 23 (17.04%) Unit Testing
9 18 (13.33%) BDD
10 16 (11.85%) OOP
11 15 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 15 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 15 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 13 (9.63%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (8.89%) Coaching
13 12 (8.89%) DevOps
13 12 (8.89%) Web Development
14 10 (7.41%) Configuration Management
14 10 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 123 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 56 (41.48%) C#
3 49 (36.30%) SQL
4 39 (28.89%) Java
5 15 (11.11%) Perl
6 14 (10.37%) XPath
7 13 (9.63%) PL/SQL
8 11 (8.15%) PHP
9 5 (3.70%) Go
9 5 (3.70%) Python
9 5 (3.70%) Ruby
9 5 (3.70%) Scala
10 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.22%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.74%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (19.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) Degree
4 3 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 50 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.89%) IBM
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) Twitter
4 2 (1.48%) Zend
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
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