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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 12 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing CSS 227 228 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.91% 10.19% 4.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.16% 37.07% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 156 84
Average daily rate
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£336 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -51.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £29.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+16.94% +1.72%
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
806 615 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 27.49% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 417 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £15.39 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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
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 16 September 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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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 -2 66 £338 +35.00% 46
Wiltshire -10 42 £350 +8.94% 20
Somerset -9 37 £300 - 28
Devon -10 31 £375 -6.25% 25
Gloucestershire -18 22 £350 +62.79% 15
Dorset -15 15 £320 -14.66% 24
Cornwall - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 418 (93.30%) HTML
2 316 (70.54%) JavaScript
3 215 (47.99%) jQuery
4 182 (40.63%) HTML5
5 158 (35.27%) CSS3
6 144 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (30.36%) .NET
8 117 (26.12%) C#
9 105 (23.44%) ASP.NET
10 99 (22.10%) PHP
11 93 (20.76%) SQL
11 93 (20.76%) MVC
12 90 (20.09%) XML
13 88 (19.64%) MySQL
14 83 (18.53%) Java
15 76 (16.96%) SQL Server
16 70 (15.63%) Scrum
17 65 (14.51%) TDD
18 60 (13.39%) Ajax
19 56 (12.50%) Spring
20 51 (11.38%) Photoshop
20 51 (11.38%) Web Development
21 45 (10.04%) User Experience
21 45 (10.04%) Web Services
22 41 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
23 40 (8.93%) CMS
24 39 (8.71%) Linux
25 38 (8.48%) OO
25 38 (8.48%) Oracle
26 35 (7.81%) Tomcat

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (8.93%) CMS
2 35 (7.81%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.24%) Apache
4 16 (3.57%) Umbraco
5 14 (3.13%) Drupal
5 14 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.90%) IIS
7 12 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.46%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.46%) ColdFusion
9 10 (2.23%) Node.js
9 10 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (2.01%) Railo
10 9 (2.01%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.34%) Confluence
13 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (11.38%) Photoshop
2 28 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (5.13%) Fireworks
4 5 (1.12%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.45%) MS Office
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 14 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.79%) Summit
3 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.35%) GitHub
3 9 (2.01%) Amazon S3
3 9 (2.01%) SaaS
4 8 (1.79%) Heroku
4 8 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.79%) Internet
2 12 (2.68%) Intranet
3 11 (2.46%) SSH
4 8 (1.79%) LDAP
5 6 (1.34%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.89%) Extranet
7 3 (0.67%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.67%) DNS
7 3 (0.67%) SAN
7 3 (0.67%) HTTP
8 2 (0.45%) DVB
8 2 (0.45%) SMPP
9 1 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) FTP
9 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.64%) MySQL
2 76 (16.96%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.92%) Relational Database
4 25 (5.58%) RDBMS
5 21 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.35%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.89%) Ingres
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.67%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.45%) Big Data
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 28 (6.25%) Subversion
4 22 (4.91%) Eclipse
5 16 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.35%) JUnit
7 13 (2.90%) Maven
7 13 (2.90%) Selenium
8 12 (2.68%) PHPUnit
9 10 (2.23%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.01%) Ant
11 8 (1.79%) RSpec
11 8 (1.79%) JIRA
11 8 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (1.79%) Sublime Text
12 7 (1.56%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.12%) NUnit
14 4 (0.89%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.89%) Grunt
General
1 24 (5.36%) Finance
2 23 (5.13%) Marketing
3 18 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.79%) Retail
5 15 (3.35%) Electronics
6 5 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.45%) Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 380 (84.82%) Developer
2 77 (17.19%) Web Developer
3 66 (14.73%) Front-End Developer
4 56 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 56 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 41 (9.15%) Java Developer
6 38 (8.48%) Designer
7 26 (5.80%) Web Designer
8 25 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (5.58%) C# Developer
9 19 (4.24%) UI Developer
10 17 (3.79%) UI Programmer
10 17 (3.79%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.35%) Front-End Web Developer
13 14 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
14 11 (2.46%) Analyst
14 11 (2.46%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (93.30%) HTML
2 215 (47.99%) jQuery
3 182 (40.63%) HTML5
4 158 (35.27%) CSS3
5 136 (30.36%) .NET
6 105 (23.44%) ASP.NET
7 90 (20.09%) XML
8 60 (13.39%) Ajax
9 56 (12.50%) Spring
10 45 (10.04%) Web Services
11 34 (7.59%) Sass
12 32 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 32 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 32 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (6.92%) Hibernate
14 27 (6.03%) JSON
15 26 (5.80%) XHTML
16 25 (5.58%) LAMP
16 25 (5.58%) LESS
17 24 (5.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.04%) User Experience
2 16 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.57%) DTV
3 13 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.01%) GIS
4 9 (2.01%) W3C
5 8 (1.79%) RIA
5 8 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.89%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.67%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.67%) Clustering
8 3 (0.67%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.67%) Open Source
8 3 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.45%) Social Media
9 2 (0.45%) MPEG
9 2 (0.45%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.71%) Linux
2 19 (4.24%) UNIX
3 8 (1.79%) CentOS
3 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (1.79%) Mac OS
3 8 (1.79%) Fedora
4 6 (1.34%) Windows
5 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.89%) Android
7 3 (0.67%) VMS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (20.76%) MVC
3 70 (15.63%) Scrum
4 65 (14.51%) TDD
5 51 (11.38%) Web Development
6 41 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 38 (8.48%) OO
8 34 (7.59%) Software Engineering
9 30 (6.70%) OOP
10 26 (5.80%) E-Commerce
10 26 (5.80%) Content Management
11 22 (4.91%) Web Design
12 21 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (4.69%) Unit Testing
13 19 (4.24%) OOD
14 18 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.02%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (3.57%) UML
15 16 (3.57%) Workflow
16 14 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 316 (70.54%) JavaScript
2 117 (26.12%) C#
3 99 (22.10%) PHP
4 93 (20.76%) SQL
5 83 (18.53%) Java
6 30 (6.70%) PHP5
7 19 (4.24%) Ruby
8 17 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.23%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.01%) Python
12 9 (2.01%) CFML
13 6 (1.34%) C++
13 6 (1.34%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.12%) VB
15 3 (0.67%) Scala
15 3 (0.67%) Korn
15 3 (0.67%) Perl
16 2 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.25%) Degree
3 24 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 8 (1.79%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.89%) WAI
2 4 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.67%) QA
3 3 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (1.56%) Shibboleth
2 5 (1.12%) Varnish
2 5 (1.12%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.67%) NFS
3 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (8.48%) Oracle
2 34 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.03%) Zend
4 20 (4.46%) Sitecore
5 15 (3.35%) SAP
6 13 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.46%) Adobe
8 8 (1.79%) Google
9 7 (1.56%) IBM
10 6 (1.34%) hybris
11 5 (1.12%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.89%) Twitter
13 3 (0.67%) Facebook
13 3 (0.67%) VMware
13 3 (0.67%) JBoss
14 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.22%) BT
15 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
15 1 (0.22%) Telerik
15 1 (0.22%) Alterian
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