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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 246 220 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.48% 6.57% 7.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.93% 25.03% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 161 148
Median daily rate £350 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +12.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +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
822 879 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.34% 26.25% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 604 540
Median daily rate £350 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 67 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -3 86 £350 - 43
Wiltshire +21 39 £325 -3.70% 12
Devon +18 26 £450 +42.85% 22
Dorset +6 21 £325 -2.98% 25
Somerset +5 19 £350 +1.81% 13
Gloucestershire +6 18 £328 +4.80% 17
Cornwall +2 3 £350 - 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 449 (96.98%) HTML
2 357 (77.11%) JavaScript
3 190 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (38.66%) .NET
5 167 (36.07%) C#
5 167 (36.07%) jQuery
6 155 (33.48%) AngularJS
7 150 (32.40%) HTML5
8 142 (30.67%) MVC
9 107 (23.11%) ASP.NET
10 104 (22.46%) SQL
11 99 (21.38%) CSS3
12 94 (20.30%) SQL Server
13 79 (17.06%) Java
14 78 (16.85%) Web Development
14 78 (16.85%) Front End Development
15 76 (16.41%) Scrum
16 73 (15.77%) TDD
17 69 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 66 (14.25%) Microsoft
19 61 (13.17%) SharePoint
20 60 (12.96%) Finance
21 57 (12.31%) PHP
21 57 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
22 55 (11.88%) Git (software)
22 55 (11.88%) REST
23 50 (10.80%) JSON
24 49 (10.58%) Sass
25 47 (10.15%) OO
26 46 (9.94%) XML

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 61 (13.17%) SharePoint
2 45 (9.72%) CMS
3 25 (5.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (4.32%) Apache
5 14 (3.02%) WordPress
6 13 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.81%) IIS
7 12 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.38%) Drupal
8 11 (2.38%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.94%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.51%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.30%) SAS
12 5 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.86%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.65%) Moodle
14 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (4.10%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.73%) Fireworks
4 5 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.08%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.65%) MS Office
6 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) InDesign
7 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (4.54%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.30%) Magento
5 5 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.16%) GitHub
4 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.65%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.24%) LDAP
2 10 (2.16%) HTTP
3 7 (1.51%) DNS
3 7 (1.51%) DSL
4 6 (1.30%) FCAPS
5 4 (0.86%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.43%) IPsec
6 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) Extranet
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.29%) MySQL
3 30 (6.48%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.24%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.59%) Big Data
8 12 (2.59%) Redis
9 11 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.51%) CouchDB
11 7 (1.51%) HBase
11 7 (1.51%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.51%) Parquet
11 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.99%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (4.75%) TeamCity
5 21 (4.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 19 (4.10%) JUnit
7 17 (3.67%) Subversion
8 15 (3.24%) Grunt
9 12 (2.59%) JIRA
9 12 (2.59%) Mockito
10 10 (2.16%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.16%) Selenium
11 7 (1.51%) Bower
11 7 (1.51%) gulp
11 7 (1.51%) Maven
12 5 (1.08%) Axure RP
12 5 (1.08%) Protractor
13 4 (0.86%) Capybara
13 4 (0.86%) Mocha
General
1 60 (12.96%) Finance
2 32 (6.91%) Marketing
3 28 (6.05%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.10%) Electronics
6 12 (2.59%) Banking
7 9 (1.94%) Retail
8 5 (1.08%) Advertising
8 5 (1.08%) Games
9 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 398 (85.96%) Developer
2 93 (20.09%) .NET Developer
3 58 (12.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 49 (10.58%) C# Developer
5 48 (10.37%) Java Developer
6 44 (9.50%) Software Developer
7 43 (9.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 43 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 42 (9.07%) JavaScript Developer
9 40 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 34 (7.34%) HTML Developer
11 31 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (6.26%) Sitecore Developer
13 28 (6.05%) Web Developer
14 27 (5.83%) Designer
15 24 (5.18%) HTML CSS Developer
16 23 (4.97%) UI Developer
17 22 (4.75%) Agile Developer
18 21 (4.54%) Angular Developer
19 20 (4.32%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (96.98%) HTML
2 179 (38.66%) .NET
3 167 (36.07%) jQuery
4 155 (33.48%) AngularJS
5 150 (32.40%) HTML5
6 107 (23.11%) ASP.NET
7 99 (21.38%) CSS3
8 69 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 55 (11.88%) REST
11 50 (10.80%) JSON
12 49 (10.58%) Sass
13 46 (9.94%) XML
14 45 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (8.64%) Web Services
16 39 (8.42%) SOAP
17 38 (8.21%) Spring
17 38 (8.21%) WCF
18 37 (7.99%) Hibernate
19 33 (7.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.72%) User Experience
2 25 (5.40%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 10 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.16%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.73%) N-Tier
5 8 (1.73%) W3C
6 4 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.65%) iPad
7 3 (0.65%) iPhone
7 3 (0.65%) Social Media
8 2 (0.43%) Animation
8 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.43%) SCORM
9 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.40%) Linux
2 16 (3.46%) Unix
3 10 (2.16%) Windows
4 7 (1.51%) Mesosphere
5 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.86%) Android
6 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Debian
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (30.67%) MVC
3 78 (16.85%) Front End Development
3 78 (16.85%) Web Development
4 76 (16.41%) Scrum
5 73 (15.77%) TDD
6 47 (10.15%) OO
7 37 (7.99%) E-Commerce
8 34 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (5.83%) Continuous Deployment
9 27 (5.83%) Unit Testing
9 27 (5.83%) Web Design
10 26 (5.62%) BDD
11 24 (5.18%) Software Engineering
12 23 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (4.97%) Digital Marketing
12 23 (4.97%) OOP
13 21 (4.54%) Programme Management
14 20 (4.32%) Analytics
14 20 (4.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 357 (77.11%) JavaScript
2 167 (36.07%) C#
3 104 (22.46%) SQL
4 79 (17.06%) Java
5 57 (12.31%) PHP
6 31 (6.70%) Ruby
7 24 (5.18%) Python
8 19 (4.10%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.24%) Scala
10 12 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.38%) ES6
12 10 (2.16%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.94%) C
13 9 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.94%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.94%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.73%) C++
15 6 (1.30%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.30%) R
16 5 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.70%) Degree
3 19 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.73%) BC Cleared
5 7 (1.51%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.86%) MCAD
7 4 (0.86%) MCITP
7 4 (0.86%) MCSD
7 4 (0.86%) MCTS
7 4 (0.86%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.43%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) CLAS
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.73%) QA
2 7 (1.51%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.51%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (2.81%) Docker
2 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.51%) Ansible
3 4 (0.86%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Kibana
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.56%) Sitecore
3 30 (6.48%) Oracle
4 20 (4.32%) SAP
5 8 (1.73%) Twitter
6 7 (1.51%) Adobe
6 7 (1.51%) RedGate
7 6 (1.30%) Apple
7 6 (1.30%) Nokia
8 5 (1.08%) Sencha
8 5 (1.08%) Siebel
9 4 (0.86%) Google
10 3 (0.65%) Zend
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco
11 2 (0.43%) F5
11 2 (0.43%) IBM
12 1 (0.22%) Citrix
12 1 (0.22%) Facebook
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.22%) Splunk
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