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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 40 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.87% 2.42% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.84% 12.64% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £230 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.73% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £29.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+16.94% +1.72%
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
161 87 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.66% 19.12% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 60 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +17 31 £325 +44.44% 10
Newport -8 5 £400 +35.59% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £210 - 1
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 74 (93.67%) HTML
2 69 (87.34%) JavaScript
3 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.57%) HTML5
4 32 (40.51%) jQuery
5 28 (35.44%) Ajax
6 26 (32.91%) CSS3
7 25 (31.65%) .NET
8 22 (27.85%) SQL
9 21 (26.58%) Java
10 19 (24.05%) PHP
11 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
12 15 (18.99%) C#
12 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
13 14 (17.72%) XML
13 14 (17.72%) MVC
14 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.19%) Scala
15 11 (13.92%) User Experience
15 11 (13.92%) Spring
16 10 (12.66%) JSF
16 10 (12.66%) Web Design
16 10 (12.66%) OO
16 10 (12.66%) Coaching
16 10 (12.66%) REST
17 9 (11.39%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (11.39%) Jasmine
17 9 (11.39%) Web Services
17 9 (11.39%) Subversion
18 8 (10.13%) Hibernate

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.80%) Node.js
4 3 (3.80%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Drupal
6 1 (1.27%) WordPress
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.80%) Basecamp
1 3 (3.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) MS Access
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Jasmine
2 9 (11.39%) Subversion
3 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.59%) JUnit
6 5 (6.33%) Ant
6 5 (6.33%) Maven
7 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.80%) QUnit
8 3 (3.80%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (2.53%) Hudson
9 2 (2.53%) Trac
9 2 (2.53%) Grunt
9 2 (2.53%) JMeter
9 2 (2.53%) JIRA
10 1 (1.27%) Selenium
10 1 (1.27%) PhantomJS
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Front Office
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (86.08%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Web Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.13%) UI Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (10.13%) UI Programmer
6 7 (8.86%) UI Designer
6 7 (8.86%) Designer
7 5 (6.33%) Web Designer
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (6.33%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Scala Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (93.67%) HTML
2 36 (45.57%) HTML5
3 32 (40.51%) jQuery
4 28 (35.44%) Ajax
5 26 (32.91%) CSS3
6 25 (31.65%) .NET
7 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
8 14 (17.72%) XML
9 11 (13.92%) Spring
10 10 (12.66%) JSF
10 10 (12.66%) REST
11 9 (11.39%) Web Services
12 8 (10.13%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
12 8 (10.13%) JSP
13 7 (8.86%) Sass
13 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
14 6 (7.59%) Play Framework
14 6 (7.59%) J2EE
14 6 (7.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) User Experience
2 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.53%) W3C
3 2 (2.53%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Android
2 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) MVC
3 10 (12.66%) OO
3 10 (12.66%) Web Design
3 10 (12.66%) Coaching
4 9 (11.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (8.86%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (8.86%) Scrum
6 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.59%) TDD
6 6 (7.59%) OOP
6 6 (7.59%) OOD
6 6 (7.59%) BDD
6 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.33%) Cyber Security
7 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.06%) Analytics
9 3 (3.80%) Web Development
9 3 (3.80%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (2.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 69 (87.34%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.85%) SQL
3 21 (26.58%) Java
4 19 (24.05%) PHP
5 15 (18.99%) C#
6 12 (15.19%) Scala
7 5 (6.33%) Python
7 5 (6.33%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) PHP5
8 2 (2.53%) PHP4
8 2 (2.53%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) MCSD
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) WCAG
1 7 (8.86%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) IBM
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
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