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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 205 234 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.87% 7.81% 7.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.04% 29.47% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 167 87
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.36 £13.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £47.40 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -8.57%
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
758 794 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.41% 26.50% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 550 310
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £20.60 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -8 62 £338 +3.84% 54
Devon +4 37 £375 - 15
Somerset +21 34 £340 +10.56% 26
Gloucestershire +5 30 £375 +25.00% 14
Wiltshire -16 20 £369 +10.07% 28
Dorset -3 12 £250 -3.84% 33
Cornwall +6 5 £300 +92.00%
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 404 (97.58%) HTML
2 311 (75.12%) JavaScript
3 160 (38.65%) .NET
4 155 (37.44%) HTML5
5 142 (34.30%) jQuery
6 131 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
7 130 (31.40%) CSS3
8 124 (29.95%) C#
9 123 (29.71%) ASP.NET
9 123 (29.71%) MVC
10 116 (28.02%) SQL
11 99 (23.91%) Java
12 96 (23.19%) SQL Server
13 70 (16.91%) Web Development
14 69 (16.67%) TDD
15 68 (16.43%) Security Cleared
16 67 (16.18%) Scrum
17 59 (14.25%) PHP
17 59 (14.25%) Microsoft
18 56 (13.53%) AngularJS
19 55 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 52 (12.56%) SC Cleared
20 52 (12.56%) MySQL
20 52 (12.56%) XML
21 49 (11.84%) Visual Studio
22 46 (11.11%) Web Services
23 45 (10.87%) Git (software)
24 44 (10.63%) User Experience
24 44 (10.63%) Ajax
25 42 (10.14%) Linux

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (8.70%) CMS
2 24 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.56%) Node.js
4 19 (4.59%) Apache
5 17 (4.11%) Umbraco
5 17 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.86%) Drupal
7 14 (3.38%) IIS
7 14 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (3.14%) WordPress
9 11 (2.66%) WebLogic
10 10 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.93%) Liferay
12 7 (1.69%) Mule
13 5 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.97%) LiveLink
14 4 (0.97%) JBoss
15 3 (0.72%) LiveCycle
16 2 (0.48%) DNN
Applications
1 26 (6.28%) Photoshop
2 21 (5.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.11%) Fireworks
4 6 (1.45%) MS Project
5 5 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.72%) MS Office
8 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.24%) Maya
9 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 15 (3.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.45%) Summit
2 6 (1.45%) Magento
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.69%) GitHub
4 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.72%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Force.com
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.38%) HTTP
2 13 (3.14%) Internet
3 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.48%) Firewall
4 2 (0.48%) DNS
4 2 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) DLNA
5 1 (0.24%) DVB
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.56%) MySQL
3 32 (7.73%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.62%) MS Access
5 14 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.66%) Couchbase
7 11 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.72%) Big Data
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 45 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.86%) Maven
5 15 (3.62%) JUnit
6 14 (3.38%) NUnit
7 13 (3.14%) MSTest
8 11 (2.66%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.69%) Selenium
10 7 (1.69%) Subversion
11 6 (1.45%) TestNG
11 6 (1.45%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (0.97%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.72%) Grunt
14 3 (0.72%) JIRA
14 3 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.48%) Toad
15 2 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 31 (7.49%) Finance
2 20 (4.83%) Marketing
3 17 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.86%) Electronics
4 16 (3.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.66%) Retail
6 5 (1.21%) Military
7 4 (0.97%) Publishing
8 3 (0.72%) Games
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 335 (80.92%) Developer
2 85 (20.53%) .NET Developer
3 50 (12.08%) Web Developer
4 44 (10.63%) Front-End Developer
5 41 (9.90%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 32 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (7.25%) PHP Developer
8 30 (7.25%) Designer
9 24 (5.80%) C# Developer
10 23 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.62%) Web Designer
13 15 (3.62%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.38%) SharePoint Developer
15 13 (3.14%) Drupal Developer
15 13 (3.14%) .NET Web Developer
15 13 (3.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (97.58%) HTML
2 160 (38.65%) .NET
3 155 (37.44%) HTML5
4 142 (34.30%) jQuery
5 130 (31.40%) CSS3
6 123 (29.71%) ASP.NET
7 56 (13.53%) AngularJS
8 55 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (12.56%) XML
10 46 (11.11%) Web Services
11 44 (10.63%) Ajax
12 35 (8.45%) REST
13 33 (7.97%) .NET Framework
14 31 (7.49%) Spring
15 30 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (6.28%) JSON
17 25 (6.04%) RESTful
17 25 (6.04%) Sass
17 25 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (5.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.63%) User Experience
2 16 (3.86%) DTV
2 16 (3.86%) Open Source
3 15 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.45%) W3C
5 6 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.72%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.48%) Derivative
9 2 (0.48%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.48%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.24%) iPad
10 1 (0.24%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.14%) Linux
2 29 (7.00%) Windows
3 18 (4.35%) Android
3 18 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.90%) UNIX
5 10 (2.42%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.21%) CentOS
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.48%) Fedora
9 2 (0.48%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (29.71%) MVC
3 70 (16.91%) Web Development
4 69 (16.67%) TDD
5 67 (16.18%) Scrum
6 37 (8.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 31 (7.49%) OO
8 30 (7.25%) Web Design
9 28 (6.76%) BDD
10 26 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (6.28%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.31%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.07%) Content Management
13 20 (4.83%) OOP
14 18 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (3.86%) Programme Management
15 16 (3.86%) Time Management
15 16 (3.86%) Waterfall
16 14 (3.38%) SOA
16 14 (3.38%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 311 (75.12%) JavaScript
2 124 (29.95%) C#
3 116 (28.02%) SQL
4 99 (23.91%) Java
5 59 (14.25%) PHP
6 19 (4.59%) VB.NET
7 17 (4.11%) PHP5
8 14 (3.38%) Python
9 13 (3.14%) Ruby
10 11 (2.66%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.66%) VBA
11 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.93%) C++
12 7 (1.69%) XPath
13 6 (1.45%) XQuery
13 6 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.21%) C
14 5 (1.21%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.97%) VB
15 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (16.43%) Security Cleared
2 52 (12.56%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.35%) Degree
4 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.21%) MCP
5 3 (0.72%) HND
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.45%) ISO 14001
1 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.21%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) WAI
5 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.86%) Puppet
2 5 (1.21%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.48%) yum
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.11%) Oracle
3 16 (3.86%) SAP
4 13 (3.14%) Adobe
5 11 (2.66%) Sitecore
6 9 (2.17%) Zend
7 5 (1.21%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.48%) Google
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco
9 2 (0.48%) BEA
9 2 (0.48%) Sun
9 2 (0.48%) Apple
9 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.48%) Ektron
9 2 (0.48%) hybris
9 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.24%) Sencha
10 1 (0.24%) Twitter
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
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