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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 278 239 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.12% 7.47% 6.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.17% 28.18% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 167 142
Median daily rate £338 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +60.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.20% +7.85%
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
838 848 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.48% 26.50% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 597 563
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 53 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 89 £338 -3.57% 42
Wiltshire +13 48 £331 +1.92% 17
Devon +7 45 £320 -10.48% 10
Somerset +9 23 £350 +2.94% 11
Gloucestershire 0 23 £325 -2.76% 17
Dorset +3 16 £339 -0.36% 25
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 461 (95.84%) HTML
2 382 (79.42%) JavaScript
3 189 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (38.46%) .NET
5 175 (36.38%) C#
6 172 (35.76%) jQuery
7 156 (32.43%) AngularJS
8 155 (32.22%) MVC
9 139 (28.90%) HTML5
10 125 (25.99%) SQL
11 110 (22.87%) ASP.NET
12 101 (21.00%) CSS3
13 94 (19.54%) SQL Server
14 88 (18.30%) Web Development
15 85 (17.67%) Java
16 84 (17.46%) Front End Development
17 77 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC
18 76 (15.80%) Scrum
19 66 (13.72%) TDD
20 65 (13.51%) Git (software)
21 64 (13.31%) Microsoft
22 61 (12.68%) PHP
23 53 (11.02%) OO
24 52 (10.81%) SharePoint
24 52 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 50 (10.40%) Finance
26 48 (9.98%) MySQL
26 48 (9.98%) JSON
27 47 (9.77%) REST
27 47 (9.77%) Sass

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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 40 (8.32%) CMS
3 21 (4.37%) Apache
4 20 (4.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.49%) Drupal
6 12 (2.49%) IIS
6 12 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.49%) WordPress
7 11 (2.29%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.87%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.66%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.46%) SAS
11 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.83%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.62%) Confluence
12 3 (0.62%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (4.16%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.66%) Fireworks
4 6 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.25%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.62%) MS Office
6 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (3.12%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.25%) Magento
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.53%) GitHub
3 6 (1.25%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.42%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.29%) HTTP
1 11 (2.29%) LDAP
2 8 (1.66%) DNS
3 6 (1.25%) DSL
4 5 (1.04%) FCAPS
5 4 (0.83%) Internet
5 4 (0.83%) VPN
6 2 (0.42%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
6 2 (0.42%) IPsec
6 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) Extranet
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.98%) MySQL
3 40 (8.32%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 19 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.74%) RDBMS
6 16 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.49%) Big Data
10 11 (2.29%) Redis
11 7 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.25%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.25%) HBase
12 6 (1.25%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.25%) Parquet
13 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.37%) JUnit
3 21 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (3.53%) Subversion
5 16 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.12%) Grunt
7 14 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.70%) JIRA
9 10 (2.08%) Selenium
10 9 (1.87%) Maven
11 8 (1.66%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.66%) gulp
11 8 (1.66%) Mockito
12 7 (1.46%) Bower
12 7 (1.46%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.46%) RSpec
13 6 (1.25%) Capybara
13 6 (1.25%) git-flow
General
1 50 (10.40%) Finance
2 27 (5.61%) Marketing
3 26 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.33%) Electronics
6 8 (1.66%) Banking
7 5 (1.04%) Advertising
7 5 (1.04%) Games
7 5 (1.04%) Retail
8 3 (0.62%) Automotive
8 3 (0.62%) Back Office
8 3 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 418 (86.90%) Developer
2 102 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 61 (12.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 60 (12.47%) C# Developer
5 51 (10.60%) ASP.NET Developer
5 51 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 50 (10.40%) Java Developer
7 48 (9.98%) Software Developer
8 45 (9.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 44 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 37 (7.69%) HTML Developer
11 35 (7.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (6.03%) Angular Developer
12 29 (6.03%) Web Developer
13 27 (5.61%) HTML CSS Developer
14 25 (5.20%) Designer
15 22 (4.57%) Agile Developer
15 22 (4.57%) PHP Developer
16 20 (4.16%) Senior Developer
16 20 (4.16%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (95.84%) HTML
2 185 (38.46%) .NET
3 172 (35.76%) jQuery
4 156 (32.43%) AngularJS
5 139 (28.90%) HTML5
6 110 (22.87%) ASP.NET
7 101 (21.00%) CSS3
8 77 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 48 (9.98%) JSON
11 47 (9.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (9.77%) REST
11 47 (9.77%) Sass
12 46 (9.56%) XML
13 42 (8.73%) .NET Framework
14 41 (8.52%) Web Services
15 40 (8.32%) Spring
16 36 (7.48%) Hibernate
17 34 (7.07%) WCF
18 33 (6.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.36%) User Experience
2 28 (5.82%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 10 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.25%) Social Media
5 6 (1.25%) W3C
6 4 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 4 (0.83%) iPhone
7 3 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.62%) iPad
7 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.62%) VLE
8 2 (0.42%) Animation
8 2 (0.42%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.42%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.42%) SCORM
8 2 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.41%) Linux
2 18 (3.74%) Unix
3 9 (1.87%) Windows
4 8 (1.66%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.25%) Mesosphere
6 5 (1.04%) Android
7 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (32.22%) MVC
3 88 (18.30%) Web Development
4 84 (17.46%) Front End Development
5 76 (15.80%) Scrum
6 66 (13.72%) TDD
7 53 (11.02%) OO
8 40 (8.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 31 (6.44%) Web Design
10 30 (6.24%) E-Commerce
10 30 (6.24%) Unit Testing
11 29 (6.03%) Software Engineering
12 25 (5.20%) OOD
13 22 (4.57%) BDD
14 21 (4.37%) Digital Marketing
14 21 (4.37%) OOP
15 20 (4.16%) Open Source
16 19 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (3.74%) Analytics
17 18 (3.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (79.42%) JavaScript
2 175 (36.38%) C#
3 125 (25.99%) SQL
4 85 (17.67%) Java
5 61 (12.68%) PHP
6 37 (7.69%) Ruby
7 33 (6.86%) Python
8 20 (4.16%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.33%) Scala
10 12 (2.49%) C
10 12 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.29%) ES6
11 11 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.08%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.87%) C++
14 8 (1.66%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.46%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.46%) R
16 6 (1.25%) VBScript
17 5 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.44%) Degree
3 23 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.66%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.04%) MCAD
7 5 (1.04%) MCITP
7 5 (1.04%) MCSD
7 5 (1.04%) MCTS
8 4 (0.83%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.42%) ISEB
10 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) CLAS
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.66%) QA
2 7 (1.46%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.87%) Docker
2 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.66%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.25%) Ansible
2 6 (1.25%) Kibana
3 4 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.62%) Puppet
4 3 (0.62%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 64 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.24%) Oracle
3 26 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 17 (3.53%) SAP
5 10 (2.08%) Sencha
6 9 (1.87%) Apple
6 9 (1.87%) Twitter
7 8 (1.66%) Adobe
7 8 (1.66%) RedGate
8 5 (1.04%) Nokia
8 5 (1.04%) Siebel
9 4 (0.83%) Google
9 4 (0.83%) Zend
10 3 (0.62%) Blackboard
10 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco
11 2 (0.42%) F5
11 2 (0.42%) IBM
12 1 (0.21%) Facebook
12 1 (0.21%) Splunk
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