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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 83 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.57% 7.17% 6.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.22% 18.72% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 23 26
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +14.06%
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
223 187 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.84% 38.32% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 132 104
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +9 64 £378 +0.66% 4
Newport +18 11 £370 -1.98% 1
Bridgend - 2 £275 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £240 - 2
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 114 (95.80%) JavaScript
2 89 (74.79%) HTML
3 83 (69.75%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (65.55%) jQuery
5 67 (56.30%) TDD
6 56 (47.06%) OO
7 54 (45.38%) Web Development
8 50 (42.02%) Software Engineering
9 46 (38.66%) Java
10 41 (34.45%) HTML5
10 41 (34.45%) Cucumber
11 40 (33.61%) CSS3
11 40 (33.61%) Perl
11 40 (33.61%) Unix
12 37 (31.09%) Selenium
13 35 (29.41%) .NET
14 32 (26.89%) C#
15 30 (25.21%) MVC
15 30 (25.21%) Legal
15 30 (25.21%) Scrum
16 28 (23.53%) Ajax
16 28 (23.53%) AngularJS
17 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (21.85%) Unit Testing
18 25 (21.01%) BDD
19 21 (17.65%) Finance
20 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
20 19 (15.97%) Visual Studio
21 18 (15.13%) XML
21 18 (15.13%) NUnit

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (5.04%) Apache
2 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.68%) CMS
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) Node.js
4 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.84%) JBoss
5 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.84%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) HTTP
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.40%) MySQL
3 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.20%) Redis
4 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.84%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (34.45%) Cucumber
2 37 (31.09%) Selenium
3 19 (15.97%) Visual Studio
4 18 (15.13%) NUnit
5 17 (14.29%) MbUnit
5 17 (14.29%) MSTest
6 14 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.40%) Subversion
8 7 (5.88%) Jasmine
8 7 (5.88%) QUnit
8 7 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
9 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.20%) Hudson
11 4 (3.36%) Ant
11 4 (3.36%) JIRA
11 4 (3.36%) Maven
11 4 (3.36%) Trac
12 3 (2.52%) Axure RP
12 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (25.21%) Legal
2 21 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Publishing
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 107 (89.92%) Developer
2 27 (22.69%) Web Developer
3 25 (21.01%) JavaScript Developer
4 21 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 20 (16.81%) Agile Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
7 12 (10.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (10.08%) Website Developer
8 11 (9.24%) PHP Developer
9 9 (7.56%) HTML Developer
9 9 (7.56%) Perl Developer
10 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.20%) PHP Zend Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Unix Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (74.79%) HTML
2 78 (65.55%) jQuery
3 41 (34.45%) HTML5
4 40 (33.61%) CSS3
5 35 (29.41%) .NET
6 28 (23.53%) Ajax
6 28 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (15.13%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (15.13%) WCF
7 18 (15.13%) XML
8 16 (13.45%) RESTful
9 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET
9 15 (12.61%) Web Services
9 15 (12.61%) XHTML
10 6 (5.04%) Kafka
10 6 (5.04%) Mojolicious
11 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.20%) OAuth2
11 5 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) User Experience
2 6 (5.04%) W3C
3 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.61%) Unix
2 10 (8.40%) Android
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (69.75%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (56.30%) TDD
3 56 (47.06%) OO
4 54 (45.38%) Web Development
5 50 (42.02%) Software Engineering
6 30 (25.21%) MVC
6 30 (25.21%) Scrum
7 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (21.85%) Unit Testing
8 25 (21.01%) BDD
9 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
10 17 (14.29%) ATDD
10 17 (14.29%) DevOps
10 17 (14.29%) Test-First Development
11 13 (10.92%) Front End Development
12 12 (10.08%) OOP
13 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.72%) Cross-Platform Development
13 8 (6.72%) Requirements Engineering
13 8 (6.72%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 114 (95.80%) JavaScript
2 46 (38.66%) Java
3 40 (33.61%) Perl
4 32 (26.89%) C#
5 18 (15.13%) TypeScript
6 17 (14.29%) SQL
7 13 (10.92%) PHP
8 6 (5.04%) Go
8 6 (5.04%) Scala
9 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.52%) XPath
11 1 (0.84%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.84%) Groovy
11 1 (0.84%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.84%) Python
11 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.84%) WAI
2 1 (0.84%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (5.04%) Zend
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) IBM
4 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.68%) Twitter
5 1 (0.84%) Alterian
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) SAP
South Wales
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago