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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 203 174 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.06% 7.76% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.70% 31.81% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 129 97
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.45% -23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.30 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
822 547 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 24.41% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 385 386
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 34
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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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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 -7 73 £325 +18.18% 38
Wiltshire -12 34 £325 +8.33% 26
Gloucestershire -3 28 £350 +40.00% 25
Somerset 0 26 £315 +7.69% 27
Devon -13 20 £323 -7.85% 23
Dorset -10 13 £275 -38.88% 31
Cornwall - - - - 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 413 (95.16%) HTML
2 330 (76.04%) JavaScript
3 214 (49.31%) HTML5
4 184 (42.40%) CSS3
5 171 (39.40%) jQuery
6 125 (28.80%) .NET
7 121 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (23.96%) C#
9 98 (22.58%) MVC
10 86 (19.82%) Java
11 83 (19.12%) ASP.NET
12 81 (18.66%) SQL
13 78 (17.97%) PHP
14 72 (16.59%) XML
15 70 (16.13%) MySQL
15 70 (16.13%) SQL Server
16 65 (14.98%) Photoshop
17 59 (13.59%) Scrum
18 58 (13.36%) Ajax
19 54 (12.44%) TDD
19 54 (12.44%) User Experience
20 53 (12.21%) Web Development
21 52 (11.98%) Security Cleared
21 52 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
22 47 (10.83%) AngularJS
23 45 (10.37%) Microsoft
23 45 (10.37%) Web Services
24 43 (9.91%) OO
25 42 (9.68%) CMS
26 37 (8.53%) Sass

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 42 (9.68%) CMS
2 23 (5.30%) Node.js
3 21 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.38%) Apache
5 12 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.53%) ColdFusion
7 10 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.30%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (2.07%) IIS
8 9 (2.07%) Railo
9 8 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.84%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.38%) Drupal
11 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.15%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.92%) WordPress
12 4 (0.92%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.69%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.69%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 65 (14.98%) Photoshop
2 36 (8.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (4.84%) Fireworks
4 12 (2.76%) MS Excel
5 8 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.69%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.46%) MS Project
7 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.46%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.23%) GIMP
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (1.84%) Summit
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.46%) GitHub
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.84%) Heroku
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.69%) SaaS
6 3 (0.69%) Office 365
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.00%) SSH
2 6 (1.38%) Internet
2 6 (1.38%) HTTP
2 6 (1.38%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.15%) PuTTY
3 5 (1.15%) SAN
3 5 (1.15%) DNS
3 5 (1.15%) Intranet
4 3 (0.69%) FTP
4 3 (0.69%) DVB
5 2 (0.46%) SMPP
6 1 (0.23%) DLNA
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.13%) MySQL
1 70 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.60%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.76%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.15%) JasperReports
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.15%) Ingres
11 4 (0.92%) MS Access
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.23%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 34 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.69%) Eclipse
4 13 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.76%) Subversion
5 12 (2.76%) PHPUnit
6 10 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (2.07%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.07%) Maven
8 8 (1.84%) RSpec
8 8 (1.84%) Sublime Text
9 6 (1.38%) Ant
9 6 (1.38%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.15%) Selenium
10 5 (1.15%) NetBeans
10 5 (1.15%) JUnit
11 4 (0.92%) NUnit
11 4 (0.92%) Grunt
11 4 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 23 (5.30%) Finance
2 21 (4.84%) Marketing
3 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.30%) Banking
4 10 (2.30%) Retail
5 9 (2.07%) Electronics
5 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.69%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Games
8 2 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 344 (79.26%) Developer
2 65 (14.98%) Front-End Developer
3 60 (13.82%) Web Developer
4 48 (11.06%) PHP Developer
5 46 (10.60%) .NET Developer
6 40 (9.22%) Designer
7 39 (8.99%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.68%) C# Developer
9 22 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (4.61%) Web Designer
11 19 (4.38%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.23%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.00%) Software Developer
15 10 (2.30%) Architect
15 10 (2.30%) UI Programmer
15 10 (2.30%) Front-End Web Developer
15 10 (2.30%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (95.16%) HTML
2 214 (49.31%) HTML5
3 184 (42.40%) CSS3
4 171 (39.40%) jQuery
5 125 (28.80%) .NET
6 83 (19.12%) ASP.NET
7 72 (16.59%) XML
8 58 (13.36%) Ajax
9 47 (10.83%) AngularJS
10 45 (10.37%) Web Services
11 37 (8.53%) Sass
12 36 (8.29%) Spring
13 33 (7.60%) Hibernate
14 29 (6.68%) JSON
14 29 (6.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 29 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (6.45%) .NET Framework
16 24 (5.53%) XHTML
17 23 (5.30%) LESS
18 20 (4.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.44%) User Experience
2 13 (3.00%) W3C
2 13 (3.00%) N-Tier
2 13 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.76%) DTV
3 12 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.61%) Open Source
7 6 (1.38%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.15%) Clustering
8 5 (1.15%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.92%) MPEG
9 4 (0.92%) Social Media
9 4 (0.92%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.92%) Animation
10 3 (0.69%) GIS
10 3 (0.69%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.06%) Linux
2 19 (4.38%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.23%) Android
4 10 (2.30%) Windows
5 8 (1.84%) UNIX
5 8 (1.84%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.15%) CentOS
6 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.15%) VMS
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.69%) Fedora
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (22.58%) MVC
3 59 (13.59%) Scrum
4 54 (12.44%) TDD
5 53 (12.21%) Web Development
6 52 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 43 (9.91%) OO
8 28 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.76%) Web Design
10 23 (5.30%) Content Management
11 21 (4.84%) OOP
12 17 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (3.92%) Information Architecture
13 15 (3.46%) Unit Testing
14 13 (3.00%) Workflow
15 12 (2.76%) OOD
15 12 (2.76%) BDD
16 11 (2.53%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (2.53%) Migration
16 11 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 330 (76.04%) JavaScript
2 104 (23.96%) C#
3 86 (19.82%) Java
4 81 (18.66%) SQL
5 78 (17.97%) PHP
6 20 (4.61%) PHP5
7 19 (4.38%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.23%) Ruby
9 13 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.07%) CFML
13 7 (1.61%) Perl
13 7 (1.61%) C++
14 6 (1.38%) Python
15 5 (1.15%) Korn
16 3 (0.69%) C
16 3 (0.69%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.69%) VBScript
17 2 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (11.98%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.99%) Degree
4 6 (1.38%) ISEB
5 3 (0.69%) HND
6 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.84%) ISO 9001
1 8 (1.84%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
2 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.46%) WCAG
2 2 (0.46%) WAI
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (2.07%) Shibboleth
2 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.15%) NFS
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Puppet
2 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.22%) Oracle
3 20 (4.61%) Adobe
4 16 (3.69%) Zend
5 12 (2.76%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.53%) Google
7 10 (2.30%) IBM
8 9 (2.07%) SAP
9 6 (1.38%) VMware
10 5 (1.15%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.15%) Open Text
11 4 (0.92%) Sencha
12 3 (0.69%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.46%) Facebook
13 2 (0.46%) Twitter
14 1 (0.23%) ExactTarget
14 1 (0.23%) SmartFocus
14 1 (0.23%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.23%) Jaspersoft
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