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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 234 180 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.59% 6.27% 8.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.82% 22.76% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 129 104
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 £257 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.54% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -46.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £13.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £31.40 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.89 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.39% -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
812 791 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.35% 27.57% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 551 331
Average daily rate £358 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +17 95 £350 - 77
Devon -1 39 £358 -4.66% 12
Somerset +17 36 £340 +10.56% 25
Wiltshire +2 26 £331 +1.92% 24
Gloucestershire +3 19 £325 +44.44% 22
Dorset -7 8 £325 +30.00% 28
Cornwall +3 1 - - 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 440 (95.24%) HTML
2 357 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 182 (39.39%) .NET
4 170 (36.80%) HTML5
5 168 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (33.12%) C#
6 153 (33.12%) jQuery
7 141 (30.52%) CSS3
7 141 (30.52%) ASP.NET
8 138 (29.87%) MVC
9 135 (29.22%) SQL
10 109 (23.59%) SQL Server
11 99 (21.43%) Java
12 91 (19.70%) Web Development
13 86 (18.61%) Scrum
14 83 (17.97%) TDD
15 75 (16.23%) AngularJS
16 65 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 63 (13.64%) Security Cleared
18 58 (12.55%) PHP
19 57 (12.34%) XML
20 56 (12.12%) MySQL
21 54 (11.69%) Microsoft
22 49 (10.61%) Ajax
22 49 (10.61%) Git (software)
23 48 (10.39%) SC Cleared
23 48 (10.39%) Web Services
24 46 (9.96%) Linux
25 45 (9.74%) OO
26 44 (9.52%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 43 (9.31%) Node.js
2 34 (7.36%) CMS
3 33 (7.14%) Apache
4 30 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 29 (6.28%) Tomcat
6 22 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (4.33%) Umbraco
8 18 (3.90%) IIS
9 16 (3.46%) WebLogic
10 15 (3.25%) Drupal
11 14 (3.03%) WordPress
12 11 (2.38%) Liferay
12 11 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (1.52%) Mule
15 6 (1.30%) JBoss
16 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
17 4 (0.87%) LiveLink
18 2 (0.43%) DNN
18 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 19 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.68%) Fireworks
3 16 (3.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.38%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.08%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.87%) MS Project
7 3 (0.65%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.43%) MS Office
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Maya
9 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 15 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.30%) Summit
2 6 (1.30%) Magento
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.22%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.16%) SaaS
4 7 (1.52%) GitHub
5 4 (0.87%) Office 365
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) Force.com
8 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.46%) HTTP
2 14 (3.03%) Internet
3 4 (0.87%) Firewall
3 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.87%) DNS
4 2 (0.43%) Skype
4 2 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (23.59%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.12%) MySQL
3 32 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.38%) Couchbase
6 11 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.73%) MS Access
9 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (0.65%) Big Data
11 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 43 (9.31%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.55%) NUnit
5 15 (3.25%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.81%) Grunt
6 13 (2.81%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.81%) MSTest
6 13 (2.81%) Maven
7 12 (2.60%) JUnit
8 11 (2.38%) Subversion
8 11 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.52%) gulp
10 6 (1.30%) Selenium
10 6 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (1.08%) TestNG
11 5 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.08%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.87%) Mocha
General
1 36 (7.79%) Finance
2 22 (4.76%) Marketing
3 18 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.25%) Electronics
6 12 (2.60%) Retail
7 5 (1.08%) Military
7 5 (1.08%) Publishing
8 3 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 376 (81.39%) Developer
2 105 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 56 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
4 50 (10.82%) Web Developer
5 39 (8.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 38 (8.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (7.36%) Java Developer
8 33 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 32 (6.93%) Software Engineer
10 30 (6.49%) PHP Developer
10 30 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (6.28%) Software Developer
12 25 (5.41%) Designer
13 22 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
14 20 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (3.25%) .NET Web Developer
15 15 (3.25%) Web Designer
16 14 (3.03%) Senior Developer
16 14 (3.03%) Drupal Developer
17 11 (2.38%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (95.24%) HTML
2 182 (39.39%) .NET
3 170 (36.80%) HTML5
4 153 (33.12%) jQuery
5 141 (30.52%) CSS3
5 141 (30.52%) ASP.NET
6 75 (16.23%) AngularJS
7 65 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (12.34%) XML
9 49 (10.61%) Ajax
10 48 (10.39%) Web Services
11 44 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 42 (9.09%) REST
13 39 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (7.79%) Sass
15 35 (7.58%) SOAP
16 34 (7.36%) JSON
17 29 (6.28%) JSP
17 29 (6.28%) RESTful
18 26 (5.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.09%) User Experience
2 15 (3.25%) DTV
3 14 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 7 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.30%) W3C
6 5 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.65%) Derivative
8 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.43%) iPad
9 2 (0.43%) Social Network
9 2 (0.43%) iPhone
9 2 (0.43%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.96%) Linux
2 31 (6.71%) Windows
3 21 (4.55%) Android
4 18 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.16%) Windows Phone
5 10 (2.16%) UNIX
6 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.87%) CentOS
7 4 (0.87%) Solaris
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Fedora
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (29.87%) MVC
3 91 (19.70%) Web Development
4 86 (18.61%) Scrum
5 83 (17.97%) TDD
6 45 (9.74%) OO
7 41 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (8.23%) BDD
9 37 (8.01%) Software Engineering
10 34 (7.36%) Web Design
11 33 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 29 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (5.19%) Time Management
15 22 (4.76%) Content Management
16 21 (4.55%) Unit Testing
17 19 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
18 17 (3.68%) Programme Management
19 16 (3.46%) SOA
19 16 (3.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 357 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 153 (33.12%) C#
3 135 (29.22%) SQL
4 99 (21.43%) Java
5 58 (12.55%) PHP
6 21 (4.55%) C++
7 16 (3.46%) VB.NET
7 16 (3.46%) Ruby
8 14 (3.03%) Python
9 12 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.38%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.16%) PHP5
12 9 (1.95%) XPath
13 8 (1.73%) XQuery
14 7 (1.52%) VBA
15 6 (1.30%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.87%) VB
18 3 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 48 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.03%) Degree
4 6 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) MCP
6 2 (0.43%) MCSD
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.30%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.30%) ISO 14001
2 5 (1.08%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (3.46%) Puppet
2 5 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.65%) yum
4 1 (0.22%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 54 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.06%) Oracle
3 15 (3.25%) SAP
4 8 (1.73%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.52%) Zend
5 7 (1.52%) Adobe
6 6 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.08%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.87%) Ektron
8 4 (0.87%) Sun
8 4 (0.87%) BEA
8 4 (0.87%) Cisco
9 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.43%) Google
10 2 (0.43%) Apple
10 2 (0.43%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.22%) Twitter
11 1 (0.22%) Sencha
11 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £310 per day + .
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol Area
Stott & May
Rate: £200 - £300 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Optimum IT
Salary: £550 per day / £40k-70k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + Good depandant on skills
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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