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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 202 283 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.45% 8.87% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.79% 29.98% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 208 135
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £39.95 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.52 £43.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.15%
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
678 944 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.02% 29.58% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 687 516
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 26
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £37.50 £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.46 £50.00
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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +1 71 £350 -3.44% 49
Wiltshire -18 36 £338 -10.00% 9
Gloucestershire +4 32 £363 +15.07% 20
Devon +4 20 £350 +7.69% 9
Somerset -1 16 £375 +15.38% 14
Dorset 0 10 £350 +11.02% 33
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 433 (98.19%) HTML
2 345 (78.23%) JavaScript
3 195 (44.22%) .NET
4 186 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (41.04%) C#
6 180 (40.82%) jQuery
7 172 (39.00%) AngularJS
8 166 (37.64%) HTML5
9 147 (33.33%) MVC
10 126 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 105 (23.81%) CSS3
12 98 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 92 (20.86%) Front End Development
14 82 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 81 (18.37%) Microsoft
16 74 (16.78%) SQL
17 73 (16.55%) Scrum
18 71 (16.10%) REST
19 70 (15.87%) Sass
19 70 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
20 69 (15.65%) TDD
21 68 (15.42%) JSON
22 66 (14.97%) Finance
23 65 (14.74%) Java
24 63 (14.29%) Web Development
25 62 (14.06%) OO
26 58 (13.15%) Git (software)
27 55 (12.47%) User Experience
28 54 (12.24%) PHP
29 52 (11.79%) SharePoint

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 52 (11.79%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.58%) CMS
3 25 (5.67%) Apache
4 19 (4.31%) IIS
4 19 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (3.40%) Drupal
6 14 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.49%) WordPress
9 10 (2.27%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.59%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.36%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.91%) JBoss
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.68%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.91%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.45%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) MS Office
7 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (5.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (4.31%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.59%) Magento
4 6 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.23%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.59%) GitHub
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Boomi
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.08%) LDAP
2 9 (2.04%) Internet
3 8 (1.81%) DNS
3 8 (1.81%) DSL
4 7 (1.59%) FCAPS
5 5 (1.13%) HTTP
6 2 (0.45%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.45%) Intranet
6 2 (0.45%) IPsec
6 2 (0.45%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.88%) MySQL
3 28 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 19 (4.31%) Big Data
5 17 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.95%) Redis
7 12 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.81%) CouchDB
9 8 (1.81%) HBase
9 8 (1.81%) Neo4j
9 8 (1.81%) Parquet
10 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.98%) Visual Studio
3 35 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (5.90%) Cucumber
5 20 (4.54%) TeamCity
6 19 (4.31%) JUnit
6 19 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (3.63%) Maven
7 16 (3.63%) Subversion
8 15 (3.40%) Mockito
9 13 (2.95%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.49%) Selenium
11 10 (2.27%) Axure RP
11 10 (2.27%) Grunt
12 8 (1.81%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.59%) Ant
13 7 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (1.59%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.59%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.13%) JIRA
General
1 66 (14.97%) Finance
2 35 (7.94%) Marketing
3 34 (7.71%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 24 (5.44%) Electronics
6 14 (3.17%) Banking
7 11 (2.49%) Retail
8 9 (2.04%) Advertising
9 3 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 376 (85.26%) Developer
2 102 (23.13%) .NET Developer
3 80 (18.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 61 (13.83%) C# Developer
5 47 (10.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (10.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 44 (9.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (9.52%) Software Developer
9 41 (9.30%) Java Developer
10 39 (8.84%) HTML Developer
11 37 (8.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 36 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 32 (7.26%) HTML CSS Developer
14 27 (6.12%) Agile Developer
14 27 (6.12%) Senior Developer
14 27 (6.12%) Sitecore Developer
15 25 (5.67%) Angular Developer
16 24 (5.44%) Designer
17 22 (4.99%) Web Developer
18 21 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (98.19%) HTML
2 195 (44.22%) .NET
3 180 (40.82%) jQuery
4 172 (39.00%) AngularJS
5 166 (37.64%) HTML5
6 126 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 105 (23.81%) CSS3
8 82 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 71 (16.10%) REST
10 70 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 70 (15.87%) Sass
11 68 (15.42%) JSON
12 51 (11.56%) SOAP
12 51 (11.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 51 (11.56%) WCF
13 46 (10.43%) .NET Framework
14 44 (9.98%) XML
15 43 (9.75%) Web Services
16 37 (8.39%) Spring
17 35 (7.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.47%) User Experience
2 23 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.27%) W3C
4 8 (1.81%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.13%) Social Media
8 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.45%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.45%) Fintech
9 2 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.45%) SCORM
10 1 (0.23%) CESG
10 1 (0.23%) CMDB
10 1 (0.23%) iPad
10 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.22%) Linux
1 23 (5.22%) Windows
2 9 (2.04%) Android
2 9 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.81%) Mesosphere
4 4 (0.91%) Unix
5 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) webOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (33.33%) MVC
3 92 (20.86%) Front End Development
4 73 (16.55%) Scrum
5 69 (15.65%) TDD
6 63 (14.29%) Web Development
7 62 (14.06%) OO
8 41 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 36 (8.16%) OOD
10 34 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 29 (6.58%) BDD
12 27 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
12 27 (6.12%) Programme Management
13 25 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (5.67%) OOP
14 22 (4.99%) SDLC
15 21 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
16 19 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (4.31%) Software Engineering
17 18 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 345 (78.23%) JavaScript
2 181 (41.04%) C#
3 74 (16.78%) SQL
4 65 (14.74%) Java
5 54 (12.24%) PHP
6 17 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 16 (3.63%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.63%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.63%) VB.NET
8 14 (3.17%) Scala
9 13 (2.95%) Python
10 11 (2.49%) Ruby
11 6 (1.36%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.13%) C++
13 4 (0.91%) ES6
13 4 (0.91%) Perl
14 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.45%) Ada
15 2 (0.45%) VB
15 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (5.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.31%) Degree
3 16 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.91%) Siebel Certification
6 3 (0.68%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) ISEB
6 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) CISSP
8 1 (0.23%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.59%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) SLA
3 4 (0.91%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.68%) WCAG
5 2 (0.45%) SDET
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.54%) Docker
2 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.81%) Ansible
3 2 (0.45%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.23%) Kibana
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.20%) Oracle
3 35 (7.94%) Sitecore
4 24 (5.44%) SAP
5 12 (2.72%) Adobe
6 9 (2.04%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.81%) Twitter
7 8 (1.81%) Zend
8 7 (1.59%) Nokia
9 6 (1.36%) ATG
9 6 (1.36%) RedGate
10 5 (1.13%) Siebel
11 4 (0.91%) Apple
11 4 (0.91%) hybris
12 3 (0.68%) Sencha
13 2 (0.45%) BEA
13 2 (0.45%) Cisco
13 2 (0.45%) F5
13 2 (0.45%) Google
13 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
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