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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 227 231 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.79% 7.31% 9.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.15% 27.53% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 151 133
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 4
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.40 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
868 839 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.95% 26.53% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 548 397
Average daily rate £369 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 96 £350 - 32
Somerset +2 32 £329 +11.44% 21
Wiltshire -18 24 £331 -5.35% 26
Devon -13 19 £338 -12.90% 9
Gloucestershire -7 17 £313 +13.63% 25
Dorset +1 14 £335 +8.94% 36
Cornwall - 5 £350 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 403 (94.82%) HTML
2 324 (76.24%) JavaScript
3 156 (36.71%) HTML5
4 154 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (34.82%) .NET
6 127 (29.88%) SQL
7 125 (29.41%) C#
8 121 (28.47%) CSS3
8 121 (28.47%) jQuery
9 110 (25.88%) MVC
10 102 (24.00%) Web Development
11 84 (19.76%) ASP.NET
12 80 (18.82%) Java
13 77 (18.12%) Scrum
14 70 (16.47%) SQL Server
15 67 (15.76%) AngularJS
16 60 (14.12%) TDD
17 56 (13.18%) PHP
18 54 (12.71%) OO
18 54 (12.71%) Security Cleared
19 52 (12.24%) XML
20 45 (10.59%) Software Engineering
20 45 (10.59%) Node.js
21 40 (9.41%) Ajax
21 40 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
22 39 (9.18%) Git (software)
22 39 (9.18%) CMS
22 39 (9.18%) MySQL
23 37 (8.71%) Apache
23 37 (8.71%) Responsive Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (10.59%) Node.js
2 39 (9.18%) CMS
3 37 (8.71%) Apache
4 35 (8.24%) Tomcat
5 27 (6.35%) Umbraco
6 21 (4.94%) SharePoint
7 17 (4.00%) IIS
7 17 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (3.76%) WebLogic
9 13 (3.06%) WordPress
9 13 (3.06%) Liferay
10 12 (2.82%) Drupal
11 8 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (1.41%) JBoss
13 4 (0.94%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.94%) Confluence
13 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.71%) Moodle
14 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.47%) DNN
Applications
1 15 (3.53%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.59%) Fireworks
4 6 (1.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.18%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.71%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Maya
8 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project
8 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Magento
2 8 (1.88%) Summit
3 6 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.59%) SaaS
3 9 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.94%) Office 365
5 3 (0.71%) GitHub
6 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.00%) HTTP
2 14 (3.29%) Internet
3 4 (0.94%) Firewall
3 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.94%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.18%) MySQL
3 20 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.18%) Big Data
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.47%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.18%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.29%) Eclipse
3 14 (3.29%) Grunt
4 13 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.82%) Subversion
6 11 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.12%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.12%) NUnit
8 7 (1.65%) gulp
9 5 (1.18%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.18%) JIRA
10 4 (0.94%) Selenium
10 4 (0.94%) Mocha
10 4 (0.94%) JUnit
10 4 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.71%) CasperJS
11 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (6.12%) Finance
2 15 (3.53%) Marketing
3 14 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.88%) Retail
4 8 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.65%) Military
6 6 (1.41%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) Publishing
7 2 (0.47%) Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 332 (78.12%) Developer
2 72 (16.94%) .NET Developer
3 60 (14.12%) Front-End Developer
4 46 (10.82%) Web Developer
5 42 (9.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 32 (7.53%) Java Developer
8 24 (5.65%) PHP Developer
8 24 (5.65%) Designer
9 21 (4.94%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.76%) SharePoint Developer
12 14 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.06%) Web Designer
14 10 (2.35%) Analyst
14 10 (2.35%) Android Software Engineer
14 10 (2.35%) Drupal Developer
14 10 (2.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (94.82%) HTML
2 156 (36.71%) HTML5
3 148 (34.82%) .NET
4 121 (28.47%) jQuery
4 121 (28.47%) CSS3
5 84 (19.76%) ASP.NET
6 67 (15.76%) AngularJS
7 52 (12.24%) XML
8 40 (9.41%) Ajax
8 40 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (8.71%) Sass
10 35 (8.24%) Web Services
10 35 (8.24%) JSON
11 33 (7.76%) .NET Framework
11 33 (7.76%) JSP
12 31 (7.29%) SOAP
13 29 (6.82%) REST
14 24 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (5.18%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.00%) User Experience
2 18 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 11 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.41%) W3C
7 6 (1.41%) DTV
7 6 (1.41%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.18%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.94%) iPhone
9 4 (0.94%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Derivative
11 2 (0.47%) Statistics
11 2 (0.47%) Social Network
11 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.47%) SCORM
11 2 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.24%) Social Media
12 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.24%) Linux
2 27 (6.35%) Windows
3 18 (4.24%) Android
4 14 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.59%) UNIX
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.94%) Solaris
9 3 (0.71%) CentOS
9 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) webOS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (25.88%) MVC
3 102 (24.00%) Web Development
4 77 (18.12%) Scrum
5 60 (14.12%) TDD
6 54 (12.71%) OO
7 45 (10.59%) Software Engineering
8 37 (8.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 36 (8.47%) Web Design
10 31 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.59%) Time Management
11 28 (6.59%) E-Commerce
12 24 (5.65%) BDD
13 21 (4.94%) Unit Testing
13 21 (4.94%) Content Management
14 17 (4.00%) UML
14 17 (4.00%) Migration
15 15 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (3.53%) SDLC
16 13 (3.06%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 324 (76.24%) JavaScript
2 127 (29.88%) SQL
3 125 (29.41%) C#
4 80 (18.82%) Java
5 56 (13.18%) PHP
6 18 (4.24%) C++
7 15 (3.53%) Ruby
8 13 (3.06%) Python
9 12 (2.82%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.35%) XQuery
10 10 (2.35%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.88%) XPath
13 7 (1.65%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.18%) PHP5
14 5 (1.18%) C
14 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.18%) Perl
15 4 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (12.71%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.88%) Degree
4 6 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.41%) ISEB
5 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.88%) ISO 9001
1 8 (1.88%) ISO 14001
2 6 (1.41%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) WCAG
5 1 (0.24%) WAI
5 1 (0.24%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.24%) ARP4761
System Software
1 4 (0.94%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) vSphere
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Puppet
2 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.71%) yum
3 2 (0.47%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.24%) logstash
4 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.12%) Oracle
3 9 (2.12%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.88%) Adobe
5 7 (1.65%) Zend
6 6 (1.41%) SAP
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.41%) OpenText
7 5 (1.18%) Ektron
7 5 (1.18%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.94%) Cisco
8 4 (0.94%) Sun
8 4 (0.94%) BEA
9 3 (0.71%) Apple
9 3 (0.71%) VMware
10 2 (0.47%) Siebel
10 2 (0.47%) BMC
10 2 (0.47%) CA
10 2 (0.47%) Informatica
Taunton, Somerset
Capita
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago