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 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / South West
Rank 19 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 195 240 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.53% 8.30% 5.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.37% 29.45% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 180 125
Median daily rate £359 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +7.69%

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
664 815 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.64% 28.20% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 607 511
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 January 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 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
Bristol -4 71 £363 - 36
Wiltshire -10 34 £375 +3.44% 27
Devon +10 23 £300 -23.07% 14
Gloucestershire -6 23 £388 +14.39% 13
Somerset -7 19 £350 +7.69% 25
Dorset +8 14 £325 -13.33% 21
Cornwall -4 1 - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 406 (98.54%) HTML
2 336 (81.55%) JavaScript
3 185 (44.90%) .NET
4 181 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (43.20%) C#
6 172 (41.75%) jQuery
7 151 (36.65%) HTML5
7 151 (36.65%) MVC
8 149 (36.17%) AngularJS
9 139 (33.74%) ASP.NET
10 95 (23.06%) SQL Server
11 94 (22.82%) Front End Development
12 92 (22.33%) CSS3
13 84 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 79 (19.17%) Scrum
15 73 (17.72%) Java
15 73 (17.72%) REST
16 72 (17.48%) Microsoft
17 71 (17.23%) Finance
18 69 (16.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 68 (16.50%) Sass
20 67 (16.26%) SQL
21 64 (15.53%) Web Development
21 64 (15.53%) JSON
21 64 (15.53%) Git (software)
22 62 (15.05%) TDD
23 60 (14.56%) OO
24 58 (14.08%) SOAP
25 55 (13.35%) Visual Studio
25 55 (13.35%) User Experience

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 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 34 (8.25%) CMS
3 23 (5.58%) Apache
4 22 (5.34%) IIS
5 19 (4.61%) Tomcat
6 18 (4.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (4.13%) Drupal
8 13 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (2.18%) WordPress
11 8 (1.94%) Confluence
11 8 (1.94%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.97%) JBoss
13 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.73%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.49%) InDesign
6 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.24%) MS Office
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (6.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.46%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.24%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.97%) GitHub
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.24%) Boomi
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.37%) Internet
2 10 (2.43%) LDAP
3 5 (1.21%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) DSL
4 2 (0.49%) FCAPS
4 2 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.41%) MySQL
3 28 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 20 (4.85%) Big Data
5 16 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.21%) Redis
12 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.73%) DB2
13 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.49%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 64 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 55 (13.35%) Visual Studio
3 40 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (7.28%) Cucumber
5 24 (5.83%) Maven
6 21 (5.10%) Subversion
7 19 (4.61%) TeamCity
8 18 (4.37%) Ant
8 18 (4.37%) JUnit
9 17 (4.13%) Mockito
9 17 (4.13%) Selenium
10 14 (3.40%) Bitbucket
10 14 (3.40%) Jenkins
11 12 (2.91%) Jasmine
11 12 (2.91%) JIRA
12 11 (2.67%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (2.43%) Axure RP
14 9 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.94%) Mercurial
General
1 71 (17.23%) Finance
2 32 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 29 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 29 (7.04%) Marketing
4 25 (6.07%) Electronics
5 19 (4.61%) Banking
6 11 (2.67%) Advertising
6 11 (2.67%) Retail
7 4 (0.97%) Games
8 3 (0.73%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) International Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 360 (87.38%) Developer
2 113 (27.43%) .NET Developer
3 81 (19.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 67 (16.26%) C# Developer
5 59 (14.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (12.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 48 (11.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 47 (11.41%) Java Developer
9 45 (10.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (9.71%) Software Developer
11 38 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 31 (7.52%) HTML Developer
13 29 (7.04%) HTML CSS Developer
14 28 (6.80%) Sitecore Developer
15 27 (6.55%) .NET Software Developer
15 27 (6.55%) C# Software Developer
15 27 (6.55%) Senior Developer
16 25 (6.07%) Agile Developer
16 25 (6.07%) Angular Developer
17 21 (5.10%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (98.54%) HTML
2 185 (44.90%) .NET
3 172 (41.75%) jQuery
4 151 (36.65%) HTML5
5 149 (36.17%) AngularJS
6 139 (33.74%) ASP.NET
7 92 (22.33%) CSS3
8 84 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 73 (17.72%) REST
10 69 (16.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (16.50%) Sass
12 64 (15.53%) JSON
13 58 (14.08%) SOAP
14 53 (12.86%) Ajax
15 51 (12.38%) WCF
16 50 (12.14%) XML
17 49 (11.89%) .NET Framework
18 48 (11.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 45 (10.92%) Spring
19 45 (10.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.35%) User Experience
2 20 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.37%) W3C
4 9 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.21%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.97%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.97%) RIA
6 4 (0.97%) Social Media
7 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.49%) Fintech
8 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.49%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.24%) CMDB
9 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
9 1 (0.24%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.24%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.80%) Windows
2 17 (4.13%) Linux
3 9 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.94%) Android
5 7 (1.70%) Unix
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.49%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) webOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (36.65%) MVC
3 94 (22.82%) Front End Development
4 79 (19.17%) Scrum
5 64 (15.53%) Web Development
6 62 (15.05%) TDD
7 60 (14.56%) OO
8 40 (9.71%) E-Commerce
9 37 (8.98%) OOD
10 31 (7.52%) BDD
11 28 (6.80%) Programme Management
12 27 (6.55%) SDLC
13 26 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.31%) Unit Testing
14 25 (6.07%) Content Management
14 25 (6.07%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
15 21 (5.10%) OOP
16 19 (4.61%) Software Engineering
17 18 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 336 (81.55%) JavaScript
2 178 (43.20%) C#
3 73 (17.72%) Java
4 67 (16.26%) SQL
5 45 (10.92%) PHP
6 23 (5.58%) VB.NET
7 18 (4.37%) Python
8 14 (3.40%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.91%) ActionScript
9 12 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.67%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.94%) Scala
12 6 (1.46%) Ruby
13 5 (1.21%) C++
14 4 (0.97%) Perl
15 3 (0.73%) Ada
15 3 (0.73%) ES6
15 3 (0.73%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.49%) C
16 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.91%) Degree
2 12 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.73%) ISEB
5 3 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.46%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) SDET
2 3 (0.73%) WCAG
3 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (4.37%) Docker
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) Ansible
2 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Kibana
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 72 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.41%) Oracle
3 32 (7.77%) Sitecore
4 25 (6.07%) SAP
5 12 (2.91%) Apple
6 11 (2.67%) Xamarin
7 9 (2.18%) ATG
7 9 (2.18%) Zend
8 8 (1.94%) Adobe
9 6 (1.46%) Twitter
10 5 (1.21%) RedGate
11 4 (0.97%) hybris
12 3 (0.73%) BEA
13 2 (0.49%) Google
13 2 (0.49%) Nokia
13 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.49%) Sencha
14 1 (0.24%) Ektron
14 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.24%) VeriFone
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