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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 30 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 21 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.35% 9.65% 10.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.41% 32.68% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -28.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £394 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

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
128 153 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.50% 29.54% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 129 102
Median daily rate £400 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 16 £375 +15.38% 11
Newport -11 2 - -
CSS
Wales

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for CSS.

1 77 (96.25%) HTML
2 62 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (33.75%) HTML5
5 26 (32.50%) AngularJS
6 21 (26.25%) CSS3
6 21 (26.25%) Web Development
7 20 (25.00%) jQuery
7 20 (25.00%) Java
8 18 (22.50%) TDD
8 18 (22.50%) Front End Development
9 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
10 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 14 (17.50%) .NET
11 14 (17.50%) BDD
12 13 (16.25%) User Experience
12 13 (16.25%) C#
12 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
13 12 (15.00%) MVC
13 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
13 12 (15.00%) JSON
14 11 (13.75%) Ajax
14 11 (13.75%) Scrum
14 11 (13.75%) XML
15 10 (12.50%) SQL
16 9 (11.25%) Web Design
16 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
17 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
17 8 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
17 8 (10.00%) Wireframes

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.25%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (10.00%) Subversion
3 6 (7.50%) JUnit
3 6 (7.50%) Selenium
4 5 (6.25%) JBehave
4 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.75%) Mocha
5 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.50%) Ant
6 2 (2.50%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.50%) Grunt
6 2 (2.50%) gulp
6 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.25%) MyEclipse
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (10.00%) Publishing
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (88.75%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.75%) HTML Developer
6 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (6.25%) ITSM Developer
6 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Scala Developer
6 5 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Designer
7 4 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (5.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (96.25%) HTML
2 27 (33.75%) HTML5
3 26 (32.50%) AngularJS
4 21 (26.25%) CSS3
5 20 (25.00%) jQuery
6 14 (17.50%) .NET
7 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
8 12 (15.00%) JSON
9 11 (13.75%) Ajax
9 11 (13.75%) XML
10 6 (7.50%) Highcharts JS
10 6 (7.50%) LESS
10 6 (7.50%) REST
10 6 (7.50%) Sass
10 6 (7.50%) Spring
10 6 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (6.25%) WCF
12 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) User Experience
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Telematics
3 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.00%) W3C
5 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.25%) Web Development
3 18 (22.50%) Front End Development
3 18 (22.50%) TDD
4 14 (17.50%) BDD
5 12 (15.00%) MVC
5 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (13.75%) Scrum
7 9 (11.25%) Web Design
8 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.00%) Wireframes
9 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (7.50%) Open Source
10 6 (7.50%) Prototyping
11 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.25%) Release Management
11 5 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.00%) Java
3 13 (16.25%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
5 6 (7.50%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.25%) Scala
7 4 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.50%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) WAI
3 1 (1.25%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 4 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) Nintex
4 1 (1.25%) SAP