The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 17 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing CSS 184 182 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.79% 7.32% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.68% 30.23% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 134 73
Average daily rate
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£331 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.40 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
CSS
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
777 602 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 24.20% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 388 409
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 28
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
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 the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the South West region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the South West region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Bristol -12 53 £325 -7.14% 68
Gloucestershire +8 41 £385 +29.41% 28
Wiltshire -10 26 £375 +15.38% 16
Dorset -4 18 £240 -26.15% 55
Somerset -16 16 £300 -9.09% 25
Devon -7 11 £325 -3.70% 10
Cornwall - 4 £300 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 392 (95.15%) HTML
2 301 (73.06%) JavaScript
3 183 (44.42%) HTML5
4 166 (40.29%) CSS3
5 160 (38.83%) jQuery
6 123 (29.85%) .NET
7 114 (27.67%) MVC
8 112 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (25.73%) C#
10 95 (23.06%) SQL
11 88 (21.36%) Java
12 84 (20.39%) ASP.NET
13 72 (17.48%) PHP
14 69 (16.75%) SQL Server
15 65 (15.78%) XML
16 63 (15.29%) Ajax
17 59 (14.32%) MySQL
17 59 (14.32%) Microsoft
18 58 (14.08%) Security Cleared
19 57 (13.83%) Scrum
20 53 (12.86%) TDD
21 51 (12.38%) Web Services
21 51 (12.38%) Web Development
22 50 (12.14%) User Experience
23 48 (11.65%) Photoshop
24 45 (10.92%) OO
25 42 (10.19%) SC Cleared
25 42 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
25 42 (10.19%) AngularJS
26 41 (9.95%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 38 (9.22%) CMS
2 31 (7.52%) Node.js
3 20 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.61%) Apache
5 11 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.67%) ColdFusion
5 11 (2.67%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.43%) Drupal
7 9 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.18%) Railo
7 9 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.18%) WordPress
8 7 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.97%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.73%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.73%) Mule
11 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (11.65%) Photoshop
2 26 (6.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (4.61%) MS Excel
4 14 (3.40%) Fireworks
5 7 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.73%) MS Project
6 3 (0.73%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.49%) MS Office
7 2 (0.49%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.21%) Magento
4 4 (0.97%) Summit
5 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.94%) GitHub
3 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) Heroku
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) HTTP
1 6 (1.46%) SSH
2 5 (1.21%) HTTPS
2 5 (1.21%) DNS
2 5 (1.21%) SAN
2 5 (1.21%) Internet
2 5 (1.21%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.73%) FTP
3 3 (0.73%) Intranet
3 3 (0.73%) DVB
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.32%) MySQL
3 27 (6.55%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.85%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.18%) MS Access
9 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.21%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.21%) Ingres
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.50%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.13%) Maven
5 12 (2.91%) JUnit
5 12 (2.91%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.18%) PHPUnit
7 8 (1.94%) Axure RP
7 8 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.70%) Subversion
9 6 (1.46%) Ant
10 5 (1.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (1.21%) Selenium
10 5 (1.21%) TestNG
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.97%) Hudson
11 4 (0.97%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 27 (6.55%) Finance
2 24 (5.83%) Marketing
3 17 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.64%) Electronics
4 15 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.16%) Retail
6 10 (2.43%) Banking
7 4 (0.97%) Publishing
8 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 327 (79.37%) Developer
2 55 (13.35%) Front-End Developer
3 49 (11.89%) Web Developer
4 48 (11.65%) .NET Developer
5 44 (10.68%) Java Developer
6 41 (9.95%) PHP Developer
7 32 (7.77%) C# Developer
8 30 (7.28%) Designer
9 29 (7.04%) Software Developer
10 25 (6.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.85%) Senior Developer
13 19 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.64%) Software Engineer
15 14 (3.40%) Web Designer
16 12 (2.91%) Analyst
17 10 (2.43%) Applications Developer
17 10 (2.43%) Architect
18 8 (1.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (95.15%) HTML
2 183 (44.42%) HTML5
3 166 (40.29%) CSS3
4 160 (38.83%) jQuery
5 123 (29.85%) .NET
6 84 (20.39%) ASP.NET
7 65 (15.78%) XML
8 63 (15.29%) Ajax
9 51 (12.38%) Web Services
10 42 (10.19%) AngularJS
11 41 (9.95%) Spring
12 39 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (9.47%) Hibernate
13 29 (7.04%) JSON
14 26 (6.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (6.31%) Sass
14 26 (6.31%) .NET Framework
15 21 (5.10%) XHTML
15 21 (5.10%) JSP
16 19 (4.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.14%) User Experience
2 18 (4.37%) DTV
3 13 (3.16%) W3C
3 13 (3.16%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.43%) Open Source
6 6 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.21%) Clustering
7 5 (1.21%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.21%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.97%) Social Media
8 4 (0.97%) MPEG
8 4 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.73%) GIS
9 3 (0.73%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.73%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.47%) Linux
2 24 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.61%) Android
4 14 (3.40%) Windows
5 12 (2.91%) UNIX
6 10 (2.43%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.70%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.46%) CentOS
9 5 (1.21%) VMS
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.97%) Fedora
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (27.67%) MVC
2 112 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (13.83%) Scrum
4 53 (12.86%) TDD
5 51 (12.38%) Web Development
6 45 (10.92%) OO
7 42 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (6.31%) Web Design
9 25 (6.07%) OOP
10 22 (5.34%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.85%) E-Commerce
12 19 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.37%) BDD
13 18 (4.37%) Content Management
14 17 (4.13%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (3.88%) Information Architecture
15 16 (3.88%) Unit Testing
15 16 (3.88%) OOD
16 15 (3.64%) Programme Management
17 12 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 301 (73.06%) JavaScript
2 106 (25.73%) C#
3 95 (23.06%) SQL
4 88 (21.36%) Java
5 72 (17.48%) PHP
6 23 (5.58%) PHP5
7 19 (4.61%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.43%) Python
9 10 (2.43%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.43%) C++
10 9 (2.18%) CFML
11 8 (1.94%) Ruby
11 8 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.70%) Perl
13 5 (1.21%) C
13 5 (1.21%) VBA
13 5 (1.21%) Korn
14 3 (0.73%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 42 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.55%) Degree
4 6 (1.46%) ISEB
5 3 (0.73%) HND
6 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
1 4 (0.97%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.73%) WCAG
2 3 (0.73%) WAI
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.94%) Shibboleth
2 5 (1.21%) NFS
2 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) Puppet
2 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.85%) Oracle
3 18 (4.37%) Adobe
4 16 (3.88%) SAP
5 9 (2.18%) IBM
5 9 (2.18%) Google
6 8 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.94%) Zend
7 6 (1.46%) VMware
8 5 (1.21%) Open Text
8 5 (1.21%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.97%) Sencha
9 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.49%) Facebook
11 2 (0.49%) hybris
12 1 (0.24%) BT
12 1 (0.24%) Telerik
12 1 (0.24%) CODA
12 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
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