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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 15 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs citing CSS 217 236 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.84% 8.27% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.61% 32.64% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 153 80
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £387 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +141.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
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
786 723 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.79% 25.32% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 431 405
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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
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 2 March 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
Gloucestershire +21 60 £400 +33.33% 30
Bristol -20 44 £330 -1.49% 54
Dorset +12 28 £250 -23.07% 53
Devon +8 26 £185 -45.18% 14
Wiltshire -21 24 £350 +10.23% 16
Somerset -21 12 £250 -24.24% 27
Cornwall - 6 £300 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 400 (96.15%) HTML
2 316 (75.96%) JavaScript
3 170 (40.87%) HTML5
4 154 (37.02%) .NET
5 151 (36.30%) CSS3
6 147 (35.34%) jQuery
7 130 (31.25%) C#
8 124 (29.81%) MVC
9 114 (27.40%) ASP.NET
10 110 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
11 94 (22.60%) SQL
12 93 (22.36%) Java
13 88 (21.15%) SQL Server
14 72 (17.31%) Microsoft
15 66 (15.87%) TDD
15 66 (15.87%) Security Cleared
16 63 (15.14%) PHP
17 62 (14.90%) XML
18 60 (14.42%) MySQL
19 59 (14.18%) Scrum
20 52 (12.50%) Web Services
21 51 (12.26%) Visual Studio
21 51 (12.26%) Ajax
21 51 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
22 50 (12.02%) SC Cleared
23 47 (11.30%) AngularJS
23 47 (11.30%) User Experience
24 46 (11.06%) Responsive Web Design
25 44 (10.58%) Linux
26 41 (9.86%) Web Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 34 (8.17%) CMS
2 31 (7.45%) Node.js
3 22 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.61%) Apache
5 12 (2.88%) Drupal
6 11 (2.64%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.40%) WordPress
8 9 (2.16%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.68%) Mule
11 4 (0.96%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.96%) IIS
11 4 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.72%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.48%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (8.17%) Photoshop
2 24 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.44%) Fireworks
5 6 (1.44%) MS Project
6 3 (0.72%) MS Office
6 3 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.48%) Edge Animate
7 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 17 (4.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.44%) Magento
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.72%) Summit
5 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.20%) GitHub
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.92%) Internet
2 7 (1.68%) HTTP
3 4 (0.96%) DNS
3 4 (0.96%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.96%) SAN
3 4 (0.96%) Intranet
3 4 (0.96%) SSH
3 4 (0.96%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.72%) FTP
4 3 (0.72%) DVB
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 60 (14.42%) MySQL
3 22 (5.29%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.37%) MS Access
7 13 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.16%) Couchbase
9 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.96%) Ingres
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.96%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 51 (12.26%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (5.29%) Maven
5 12 (2.88%) NUnit
5 12 (2.88%) JUnit
6 11 (2.64%) MSTest
7 9 (2.16%) Axure RP
8 8 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.68%) Subversion
9 7 (1.68%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.44%) TestNG
10 6 (1.44%) Ant
11 5 (1.20%) Selenium
12 4 (0.96%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 31 (7.45%) Finance
2 27 (6.49%) Marketing
3 20 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.33%) Electronics
4 18 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.37%) Retail
6 9 (2.16%) Banking
7 6 (1.44%) Publishing
8 4 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 326 (78.37%) Developer
2 68 (16.35%) .NET Developer
3 48 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 47 (11.30%) Front-End Developer
5 37 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 35 (8.41%) Software Developer
6 35 (8.41%) C# Developer
7 33 (7.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (7.93%) PHP Developer
8 32 (7.69%) Designer
9 28 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (4.57%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.37%) Analyst
13 14 (3.37%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
15 12 (2.88%) Web Designer
16 11 (2.64%) SharePoint Developer
17 10 (2.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (96.15%) HTML
2 170 (40.87%) HTML5
3 154 (37.02%) .NET
4 151 (36.30%) CSS3
5 147 (35.34%) jQuery
6 114 (27.40%) ASP.NET
7 62 (14.90%) XML
8 52 (12.50%) Web Services
9 51 (12.26%) Ajax
9 51 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (11.30%) AngularJS
11 40 (9.62%) .NET Framework
12 35 (8.41%) Spring
13 33 (7.93%) Hibernate
14 27 (6.49%) JSON
15 25 (6.01%) REST
16 22 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (5.05%) Sass
17 21 (5.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.30%) User Experience
2 21 (5.05%) DTV
3 16 (3.85%) Open Source
4 14 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.40%) W3C
7 9 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.68%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.44%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.96%) Clustering
11 4 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.96%) MPEG
11 4 (0.96%) Social Media
12 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.72%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.72%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.58%) Linux
2 23 (5.53%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.33%) Android
4 17 (4.09%) Windows
5 11 (2.64%) UNIX
6 10 (2.40%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.16%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.96%) VMS
8 4 (0.96%) CentOS
8 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.48%) Fedora
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (29.81%) MVC
2 110 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (15.87%) TDD
4 59 (14.18%) Scrum
5 46 (11.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 41 (9.86%) Web Development
7 35 (8.41%) OO
8 31 (7.45%) BDD
9 29 (6.97%) Web Design
10 26 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.77%) E-Commerce
12 20 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (4.33%) Programme Management
13 18 (4.33%) Content Management
13 18 (4.33%) SOA
13 18 (4.33%) OOP
14 17 (4.09%) Software Engineering
15 16 (3.85%) Unit Testing
16 14 (3.37%) Waterfall
17 12 (2.88%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 316 (75.96%) JavaScript
2 130 (31.25%) C#
3 94 (22.60%) SQL
4 93 (22.36%) Java
5 63 (15.14%) PHP
6 15 (3.61%) PHP5
7 13 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.13%) Python
8 12 (2.88%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.40%) C++
10 9 (2.16%) Ruby
10 9 (2.16%) VBA
11 8 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.44%) Perl
14 5 (1.20%) C
14 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.96%) Korn
16 3 (0.72%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 50 (12.02%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.77%) Degree
4 11 (2.64%) VCP4
5 6 (1.44%) ISEB
6 5 (1.20%) MCP
7 3 (0.72%) HND
8 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) MCSD
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
1 3 (0.72%) ISO 14001
1 3 (0.72%) WCAG
1 3 (0.72%) WAI
2 2 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (0.96%) NFS
3 2 (0.48%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (3.85%) Puppet
2 3 (0.72%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.57%) Adobe
2 19 (4.57%) Oracle
2 19 (4.57%) SAP
3 9 (2.16%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.68%) Google
5 6 (1.44%) Zend
5 6 (1.44%) Appcelerator
6 5 (1.20%) Open Text
6 5 (1.20%) VMware
7 4 (0.96%) Sencha
8 3 (0.72%) IBM
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.48%) hybris
10 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.24%) CODA
10 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.24%) Sage
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Wiltshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Gloucestershire
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