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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 32 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.58% 6.24% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.48% 21.74% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £315
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 £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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
211 184 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.58% 28.71% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 129 45
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 +1 27 £350 +16.66% 15
Newport -14 8 £350 - 1
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 64 (95.52%) HTML
2 50 (74.63%) JavaScript
3 32 (47.76%) HTML5
4 31 (46.27%) jQuery
5 29 (43.28%) .NET
6 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (32.84%) Web Services
7 22 (32.84%) CSS3
8 21 (31.34%) C#
9 19 (28.36%) XML
10 18 (26.87%) MVC
11 17 (25.37%) Scrum
11 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
11 17 (25.37%) Java
11 17 (25.37%) AngularJS
12 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
12 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
13 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
14 14 (20.90%) User Experience
15 13 (19.40%) SQL
15 13 (19.40%) Ajax
16 11 (16.42%) OO
16 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
17 10 (14.93%) PHP
17 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
18 9 (13.43%) Spring
18 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
18 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (11.94%) Sass
19 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) FileNet
3 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.99%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.99%) Node.js
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.49%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.49%) nginx
7 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Magento
3 1 (1.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Intranet
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) MS Access
6 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.45%) JIRA
4 6 (8.96%) Subversion
4 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.48%) QUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.99%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.99%) Selenium
6 2 (2.99%) JMeter
6 2 (2.99%) Gradle
6 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Back Office
3 3 (4.48%) Publishing
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (80.60%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (7.46%) CRM Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Designer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Designer
6 2 (2.99%) UX Designer
6 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Administrator
6 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Tester
6 2 (2.99%) Junior
6 2 (2.99%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Junior Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (95.52%) HTML
2 32 (47.76%) HTML5
3 31 (46.27%) jQuery
4 29 (43.28%) .NET
5 22 (32.84%) Web Services
5 22 (32.84%) CSS3
6 19 (28.36%) XML
7 17 (25.37%) AngularJS
8 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.40%) Ajax
10 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
11 9 (13.43%) Spring
12 8 (11.94%) RESTful
12 8 (11.94%) Sass
13 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (8.96%) Entity Framework
14 6 (8.96%) Backbone.js
15 5 (7.46%) JAX-RS
15 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (7.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.48%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.99%) W3C
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) MVC
3 17 (25.37%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) OO
5 8 (11.94%) Web Development
6 7 (10.45%) BDD
6 7 (10.45%) TDD
7 6 (8.96%) CRM
7 6 (8.96%) SOA
8 5 (7.46%) BPEL
9 4 (5.97%) UML
9 4 (5.97%) RAD
9 4 (5.97%) Information Architecture
10 3 (4.48%) BPMN
10 3 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (4.48%) OO PHP
10 3 (4.48%) Customer Insight
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.48%) Use Case
10 3 (4.48%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) JavaScript
2 21 (31.34%) C#
3 17 (25.37%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 10 (14.93%) PHP
6 4 (5.97%) Scala
7 3 (4.48%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.49%) vCloud
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
1 1 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Zend
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) OpenText
4 2 (2.99%) Alterian
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.49%) ESRI
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow