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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 243 252 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.57% 7.73% 7.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.03% 28.60% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 175 142
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 2
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.67% -4.28%
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
837 881 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.53% 27.01% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 597 480
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 64 11
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 93 £350 - 38
Wiltshire +13 36 £340 -4.56% 13
Devon +7 27 £394 +12.50% 12
Gloucestershire +2 22 £334 +6.80% 19
Dorset +3 19 £325 -1.51% 33
Somerset -6 14 £325 - 19
Cornwall 0 3 £350 - 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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.

1 480 (97.96%) HTML
2 377 (76.94%) JavaScript
3 210 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (38.78%) .NET
5 180 (36.73%) jQuery
6 179 (36.53%) AngularJS
7 178 (36.33%) C#
8 174 (35.51%) HTML5
9 154 (31.43%) MVC
10 116 (23.67%) ASP.NET
11 115 (23.47%) CSS3
12 97 (19.80%) SQL
13 94 (19.18%) SQL Server
14 91 (18.57%) Front End Development
15 82 (16.73%) TDD
16 80 (16.33%) Java
17 79 (16.12%) Microsoft
18 78 (15.92%) Web Development
18 78 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 74 (15.10%) Scrum
20 72 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web API
21 68 (13.88%) JSON
21 68 (13.88%) PHP
22 67 (13.67%) Finance
22 67 (13.67%) REST
23 66 (13.47%) OO
24 62 (12.65%) Git (software)
25 60 (12.24%) Sass
26 58 (11.84%) SharePoint
27 55 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 58 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 47 (9.59%) CMS
3 24 (4.90%) Apache
3 24 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (3.88%) Drupal
5 16 (3.27%) WordPress
6 14 (2.86%) IIS
7 12 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.84%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.84%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.02%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.61%) Moodle
12 3 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.41%) nginx
13 2 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 18 (3.67%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.63%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.41%) MS Office
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) InDesign
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
1 22 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.43%) Magento
3 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.04%) GitHub
4 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.61%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.41%) Office 365
7 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.27%) LDAP
2 8 (1.63%) DNS
2 8 (1.63%) DSL
3 7 (1.43%) FCAPS
3 7 (1.43%) Internet
4 6 (1.22%) HTTP
5 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.41%) IPsec
5 2 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.20%) MySQL
3 27 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.65%) Redis
8 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.63%) Big Data
9 8 (1.63%) CouchDB
9 8 (1.63%) HBase
9 8 (1.63%) Neo4j
9 8 (1.63%) Parquet
10 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.98%) Visual Studio
3 34 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (5.10%) Cucumber
5 23 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 22 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (4.29%) JUnit
8 19 (3.88%) Subversion
9 14 (2.86%) Mockito
10 13 (2.65%) Grunt
11 12 (2.45%) Maven
11 12 (2.45%) Selenium
12 9 (1.84%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.84%) JIRA
13 6 (1.22%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.22%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.02%) Axure RP
14 5 (1.02%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.02%) gulp
15 4 (0.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 67 (13.67%) Finance
2 35 (7.14%) Marketing
3 31 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.90%) Manufacturing
5 22 (4.49%) Electronics
6 15 (3.06%) Banking
7 10 (2.04%) Retail
8 7 (1.43%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 425 (86.73%) Developer
2 102 (20.82%) .NET Developer
3 72 (14.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 55 (11.22%) C# Developer
5 52 (10.61%) Software Developer
6 51 (10.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 50 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 50 (10.20%) Java Developer
8 47 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
9 43 (8.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (8.78%) HTML Developer
10 33 (6.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (6.53%) HTML CSS Developer
12 31 (6.33%) Agile Developer
13 29 (5.92%) Sitecore Developer
13 29 (5.92%) Web Developer
14 28 (5.71%) Designer
15 26 (5.31%) Angular Developer
16 23 (4.69%) PHP Developer
16 23 (4.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (97.96%) HTML
2 190 (38.78%) .NET
3 180 (36.73%) jQuery
4 179 (36.53%) AngularJS
5 174 (35.51%) HTML5
6 116 (23.67%) ASP.NET
7 115 (23.47%) CSS3
8 78 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 68 (13.88%) JSON
11 67 (13.67%) REST
12 60 (12.24%) Sass
13 55 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 53 (10.82%) WCF
15 49 (10.00%) Web Services
16 47 (9.59%) SOAP
17 45 (9.18%) .NET Framework
17 45 (9.18%) Spring
17 45 (9.18%) XML
18 39 (7.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.78%) User Experience
2 25 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 10 (2.04%) W3C
5 9 (1.84%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.22%) Social Media
7 5 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.61%) iPad
10 2 (0.41%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.41%) NHS
10 2 (0.41%) SCORM
11 1 (0.20%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.20%) CESG
11 1 (0.20%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.20%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.10%) Linux
2 13 (2.65%) Windows
3 12 (2.45%) Unix
4 9 (1.84%) Android
4 9 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.63%) Mesosphere
6 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) webOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (31.43%) MVC
3 91 (18.57%) Front End Development
4 82 (16.73%) TDD
5 78 (15.92%) Web Development
6 74 (15.10%) Scrum
7 66 (13.47%) OO
8 41 (8.37%) E-Commerce
9 39 (7.96%) Responsive Web Design
10 35 (7.14%) OOD
11 28 (5.71%) BDD
12 27 (5.51%) Continuous Deployment
13 26 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
13 26 (5.31%) OOP
13 26 (5.31%) SDLC
13 26 (5.31%) Web Design
14 25 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (5.10%) Programme Management
14 25 (5.10%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 377 (76.94%) JavaScript
2 178 (36.33%) C#
3 97 (19.80%) SQL
4 80 (16.33%) Java
5 68 (13.88%) PHP
6 23 (4.69%) Ruby
7 22 (4.49%) Python
8 19 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.65%) Scala
12 12 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.84%) ES6
14 7 (1.43%) C++
14 7 (1.43%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.22%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.82%) ECMAScript
16 4 (0.82%) VB
17 3 (0.61%) Perl
18 2 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.12%) Degree
3 21 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.63%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) Siebel Certification
6 3 (0.61%) ISEB
6 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) CISSP
8 1 (0.20%) CLAS
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.43%) ISO 14001
1 7 (1.43%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.43%) SLA
2 4 (0.82%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) WCAG
3 2 (0.41%) SDET
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (3.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.63%) Ansible
3 4 (0.82%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.61%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.55%) Oracle
3 35 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 23 (4.69%) SAP
5 11 (2.24%) Adobe
5 11 (2.24%) Twitter
6 9 (1.84%) RedGate
7 7 (1.43%) Nokia
8 6 (1.22%) Sencha
9 5 (1.02%) Google
9 5 (1.02%) Siebel
9 5 (1.02%) Zend
10 4 (0.82%) ATG
10 4 (0.82%) hybris
11 3 (0.61%) Apple
12 2 (0.41%) Cisco
12 2 (0.41%) F5
12 2 (0.41%) IBM
12 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.20%) Facebook
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