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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 47 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.97% 4.48% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 26.87% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 4
Average daily rate
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£470 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1629.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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
141 67 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.91% 16.67% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 39 49
Average daily rate £450 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
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 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 26 January 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 26 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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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 +17 45 £470 +44.61% 10
Newport -8 1 £550 +69.23%
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 2
Caerphilly - - - -
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 100 (98.04%) HTML
2 78 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 67 (65.69%) HTML5
4 64 (62.75%) CSS3
5 61 (59.80%) jQuery
6 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (46.08%) MVC
8 43 (42.16%) Ajax
9 40 (39.22%) .NET
10 35 (34.31%) ASP.NET
11 32 (31.37%) Subversion
12 30 (29.41%) Scala
13 29 (28.43%) REST
13 29 (28.43%) C#
14 28 (27.45%) XML
14 28 (27.45%) Jenkins
14 28 (27.45%) Git (software)
15 26 (25.49%) JSON
16 25 (24.51%) SQL Server
17 23 (22.55%) JUnit
18 22 (21.57%) PHP
18 22 (21.57%) Scrum
18 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (20.59%) Visual Studio
20 19 (18.63%) Jasmine
21 18 (17.65%) HTTP
21 18 (17.65%) TDD
22 17 (16.67%) SQL
22 17 (16.67%) Java
23 16 (15.69%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.80%) Apache
3 9 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.82%) JBoss
4 6 (5.88%) IIS
5 4 (3.92%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.96%) Node.js
7 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.98%) Mule
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.98%) Summit
3 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) HTTP
2 11 (10.78%) Intranet
3 8 (7.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) MS Access
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (31.37%) Subversion
2 28 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 28 (27.45%) Jenkins
3 23 (22.55%) JUnit
4 21 (20.59%) Visual Studio
5 19 (18.63%) Jasmine
6 15 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.84%) JIRA
8 7 (6.86%) Selenium
9 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
9 6 (5.88%) JMeter
9 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.90%) ReSharper
10 5 (4.90%) Gradle
10 5 (4.90%) Artifactory
11 4 (3.92%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (3.92%) QUnit
11 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.94%) Hudson
12 3 (2.94%) Trac
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.90%) Electronics
2 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (82.35%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) Scala Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Web Developer
4 13 (12.75%) .NET Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.82%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.86%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Web Manager
9 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Web Project Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Designer
10 4 (3.92%) CRM Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Systems Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (98.04%) HTML
2 67 (65.69%) HTML5
3 64 (62.75%) CSS3
4 61 (59.80%) jQuery
5 43 (42.16%) Ajax
6 40 (39.22%) .NET
7 35 (34.31%) ASP.NET
8 29 (28.43%) REST
9 28 (27.45%) XML
10 26 (25.49%) JSON
11 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (14.71%) Play Framework
13 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
13 13 (12.75%) Web Services
14 12 (11.76%) Spring
15 11 (10.78%) WCF
15 11 (10.78%) RESTful
15 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
16 8 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) User Experience
2 9 (8.82%) Open Source
3 5 (4.90%) DTV
4 2 (1.96%) NHS
4 2 (1.96%) W3C
4 2 (1.96%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Android
1 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.08%) MVC
3 22 (21.57%) Scrum
4 18 (17.65%) TDD
5 15 (14.71%) Web Design
6 13 (12.75%) OO
7 12 (11.76%) OOP
7 12 (11.76%) SOA
8 11 (10.78%) BDD
8 11 (10.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.88%) CRM
10 6 (5.88%) Analytics
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.88%) Content Management
11 5 (4.90%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.90%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (4.90%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 30 (29.41%) Scala
3 29 (28.43%) C#
4 22 (21.57%) PHP
5 17 (16.67%) SQL
5 17 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (6.86%) Ruby
6 7 (6.86%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCSD
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.98%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) vCloud
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Alterian
3 5 (4.90%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.96%) Zend
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) ILOG
6 1 (0.98%) Google
South Wales
People Source
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago