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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / South West
Rank 15 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 255 251 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.45% 8.38% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.16% 31.69% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 184 142
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £33.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +8.00%

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
769 792 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.49% 26.44% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 554 511
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Bristol 0 83 £350 -1.75% 50
Devon +15 49 £382 -15.16% 19
Wiltshire -7 44 £413 +17.85% 10
Gloucestershire -6 23 £410 +23.77% 16
Dorset +11 22 £325 -13.33% 11
Somerset -6 20 £350 +7.69% 16
Cornwall +1 6 £250 -16.66% 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 West region with a requirement for CSS.

1 460 (96.84%) HTML
2 387 (81.47%) JavaScript
3 223 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (38.74%) .NET
5 174 (36.63%) jQuery
6 170 (35.79%) C#
7 167 (35.16%) HTML5
8 144 (30.32%) MVC
9 135 (28.42%) AngularJS
10 131 (27.58%) ASP.NET
10 131 (27.58%) Front End Development
11 112 (23.58%) CSS3
12 88 (18.53%) Git (software)
12 88 (18.53%) Java
13 87 (18.32%) Scrum
14 79 (16.63%) SQL Server
15 78 (16.42%) Web Development
15 78 (16.42%) User Experience
16 77 (16.21%) SQL
16 77 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 77 (16.21%) REST
17 71 (14.95%) Sass
18 70 (14.74%) Microsoft
19 69 (14.53%) Finance
19 69 (14.53%) JSON
20 68 (14.32%) OO
21 63 (13.26%) Ajax
22 60 (12.63%) PHP
23 59 (12.42%) TDD
23 59 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web API

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 40 (8.42%) CMS
2 28 (5.89%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.68%) Apache
4 24 (5.05%) Drupal
5 22 (4.63%) IIS
6 20 (4.21%) Tomcat
7 19 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (3.16%) Confluence
9 14 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.95%) WordPress
10 13 (2.74%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Qpid
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.63%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.42%) GeoServer
Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.47%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.63%) InDesign
6 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.21%) MS Office
7 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.47%) Magento
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.21%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.05%) GitHub
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.63%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.21%) Boomi
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.68%) Internet
2 7 (1.47%) HTTP
3 6 (1.26%) LDAP
4 4 (0.84%) Intranet
5 3 (0.63%) AMQP
5 3 (0.63%) VoIP
5 3 (0.63%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
6 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) DSL
7 1 (0.21%) FCAPS
7 1 (0.21%) Skype
7 1 (0.21%) SMTP
7 1 (0.21%) SSH
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.37%) MySQL
3 30 (6.32%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.42%) Big Data
5 20 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.37%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.68%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.05%) Redis
15 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 88 (18.53%) Git (software)
2 57 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 42 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (7.79%) Cucumber
5 25 (5.26%) Selenium
6 24 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 24 (5.05%) Maven
6 24 (5.05%) Subversion
7 22 (4.63%) Ant
8 19 (4.00%) Jasmine
9 18 (3.79%) JIRA
10 16 (3.37%) Bitbucket
10 16 (3.37%) TeamCity
11 15 (3.16%) JUnit
11 15 (3.16%) Mockito
12 12 (2.53%) Eclipse
13 10 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.11%) Axure RP
14 9 (1.89%) Grunt
14 9 (1.89%) Mocha
General
1 69 (14.53%) Finance
2 30 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.89%) Manufacturing
3 28 (5.89%) Marketing
4 23 (4.84%) Electronics
5 14 (2.95%) Banking
6 10 (2.11%) Advertising
7 5 (1.05%) Games
7 5 (1.05%) Retail
8 4 (0.84%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) International Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 412 (86.74%) Developer
2 112 (23.58%) .NET Developer
3 102 (21.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 64 (13.47%) C# Developer
5 57 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 57 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 56 (11.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 42 (8.84%) Software Developer
10 37 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 37 (7.79%) HTML Developer
11 33 (6.95%) HTML CSS Developer
12 31 (6.53%) Designer
13 29 (6.11%) Senior Developer
13 29 (6.11%) UI Developer
14 27 (5.68%) .NET Software Developer
14 27 (5.68%) C# Software Developer
14 27 (5.68%) PHP Developer
15 26 (5.47%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (96.84%) HTML
2 184 (38.74%) .NET
3 174 (36.63%) jQuery
4 167 (35.16%) HTML5
5 135 (28.42%) AngularJS
6 131 (27.58%) ASP.NET
7 112 (23.58%) CSS3
8 77 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 77 (16.21%) REST
9 71 (14.95%) Sass
10 69 (14.53%) JSON
11 63 (13.26%) Ajax
12 59 (12.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 58 (12.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 57 (12.00%) XML
15 56 (11.79%) .NET Framework
16 53 (11.16%) Web Services
17 52 (10.95%) WCF
18 51 (10.74%) Spring
19 50 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.42%) User Experience
2 26 (5.47%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.63%) W3C
4 11 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.26%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.84%) RIA
7 4 (0.84%) Social Media
8 2 (0.42%) iPad
8 2 (0.42%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.42%) Wiki
9 1 (0.21%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.21%) CMDB
9 1 (0.21%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.21%) Fintech
9 1 (0.21%) iPhone
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.21%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.53%) Windows
2 24 (5.05%) Linux
3 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.47%) Android
4 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.26%) Unix
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.21%) webOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (30.32%) MVC
3 131 (27.58%) Front End Development
4 87 (18.32%) Scrum
5 78 (16.42%) Web Development
6 68 (14.32%) OO
7 59 (12.42%) TDD
8 41 (8.63%) E-Commerce
9 40 (8.42%) OOD
10 34 (7.16%) BDD
11 32 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 32 (6.74%) Unit Testing
12 28 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (5.89%) Content Management
13 27 (5.68%) Programme Management
14 26 (5.47%) SDLC
15 24 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
15 24 (5.05%) OOP
16 23 (4.84%) Software Engineering
17 22 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 387 (81.47%) JavaScript
2 170 (35.79%) C#
3 88 (18.53%) Java
4 77 (16.21%) SQL
5 60 (12.63%) PHP
6 26 (5.47%) Python
7 22 (4.63%) PL/SQL
8 20 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 14 (2.95%) ActionScript
10 12 (2.53%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.89%) Ruby
11 9 (1.89%) Scala
11 9 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.68%) ES6
13 7 (1.47%) C++
13 7 (1.47%) Perl
14 5 (1.05%) C
15 4 (0.84%) Ada
16 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.63%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 33 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.63%) Degree
2 22 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.63%) ISEB
4 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) WCAG
3 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (4.42%) Docker
2 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) Varnish
3 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Ansible
2 2 (0.42%) Kibana
2 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.42%) vRealize
3 1 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 70 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.37%) Oracle
3 24 (5.05%) Sitecore
4 23 (4.84%) SAP
5 14 (2.95%) Apple
6 11 (2.32%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.11%) Adobe
7 10 (2.11%) Zend
8 9 (1.89%) ATG
9 8 (1.68%) Sencha
10 7 (1.47%) Google
10 7 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.05%) Twitter
12 4 (0.84%) hybris
12 4 (0.84%) RedGate
13 3 (0.63%) BEA
14 2 (0.42%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (0.42%) VMware
15 1 (0.21%) HEAT Software
15 1 (0.21%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Remote working
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Bristol Area
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
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Rate: £475 - £500 per day
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