The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 15 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing CSS 221 174 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.27% 8.12% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.89% 32.52% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 119 78
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £432 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £20.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £40.00 £50.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +14.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
822 535 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.03% 24.97% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 366 332
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 34
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
England

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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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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 -5 58 £350 +45.83% 46
Devon +2 41 £375 +3.44% 11
Wiltshire -3 40 £325 +8.78% 15
Somerset -9 32 £290 -7.20% 23
Dorset +5 19 £255 -15.00% 43
Gloucestershire -24 16 £225 -30.76% 14
Cornwall - 1 £98 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 425 (89.10%) HTML
2 338 (70.86%) JavaScript
3 248 (51.99%) jQuery
4 182 (38.16%) HTML5
5 149 (31.24%) CSS3
6 142 (29.77%) .NET
7 119 (24.95%) C#
8 111 (23.27%) PHP
9 109 (22.85%) XML
10 108 (22.64%) ASP.NET
11 102 (21.38%) Java
12 93 (19.50%) MVC
13 90 (18.87%) SQL
14 88 (18.45%) MySQL
15 83 (17.40%) SQL Server
16 78 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (15.51%) Spring
18 71 (14.88%) Scrum
19 66 (13.84%) TDD
20 54 (11.32%) Oracle
21 50 (10.48%) Web Services
22 47 (9.85%) Linux
23 46 (9.64%) Subversion
24 45 (9.43%) CMS
25 44 (9.22%) Ajax
25 44 (9.22%) Web Development
26 43 (9.01%) OO
27 41 (8.60%) J2EE
28 40 (8.39%) Software Engineering
28 40 (8.39%) Responsive Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (9.43%) CMS
2 35 (7.34%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.03%) WebLogic
4 23 (4.82%) Apache
4 23 (4.82%) Drupal
5 19 (3.98%) Node.js
6 17 (3.56%) IIS
6 17 (3.56%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.94%) Umbraco
8 11 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.10%) WordPress
9 10 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.47%) Confluence
10 7 (1.47%) ColdFusion
11 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (7.97%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.10%) Fireworks
4 7 (1.47%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.05%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.42%) MS Office
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.21%) GIMP
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.47%) Summit
3 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.10%) GitHub
3 9 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 9 (1.89%) SaaS
4 8 (1.68%) Heroku
4 8 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.42%) Trello
7 2 (0.42%) Office 365
8 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.82%) Internet
2 14 (2.94%) LDAP
3 12 (2.52%) Intranet
4 8 (1.68%) SSH
5 6 (1.26%) HTTP
5 6 (1.26%) SSL
6 5 (1.05%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.05%) X.509
7 4 (0.84%) Extranet
8 2 (0.42%) DVB
8 2 (0.42%) VPN
8 2 (0.42%) SMPP
9 1 (0.21%) DNS
9 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.45%) MySQL
2 83 (17.40%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.61%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.42%) SQLite
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (9.64%) Subversion
2 39 (8.18%) Git (software)
3 38 (7.97%) Eclipse
4 36 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 32 (6.71%) JUnit
5 32 (6.71%) Maven
6 31 (6.50%) Visual Studio
7 23 (4.82%) Ant
8 14 (2.94%) Selenium
9 13 (2.73%) Hudson
10 10 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.10%) JIRA
10 10 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.89%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.89%) Mockito
12 8 (1.68%) RSpec
12 8 (1.68%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.68%) QUnit
12 8 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (1.68%) Sublime Text
General
1 34 (7.13%) Finance
2 26 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.98%) Marketing
4 16 (3.35%) Retail
4 16 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.94%) Electronics
6 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 391 (81.97%) Developer
2 87 (18.24%) Web Developer
3 59 (12.37%) .NET Developer
4 58 (12.16%) PHP Developer
4 58 (12.16%) Front-End Developer
5 50 (10.48%) Java Developer
6 34 (7.13%) Designer
7 24 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (4.40%) Web Designer
9 20 (4.19%) Drupal Developer
10 19 (3.98%) UI Developer
10 19 (3.98%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.56%) UI Programmer
12 16 (3.35%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.14%) Programmer
13 15 (3.14%) Front-End Web Developer
13 15 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (2.94%) Analyst
14 14 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.73%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (89.10%) HTML
2 248 (51.99%) jQuery
3 182 (38.16%) HTML5
4 149 (31.24%) CSS3
5 142 (29.77%) .NET
6 109 (22.85%) XML
7 108 (22.64%) ASP.NET
8 74 (15.51%) Spring
9 50 (10.48%) Web Services
10 44 (9.22%) Ajax
11 41 (8.60%) J2EE
12 36 (7.55%) LAMP
13 35 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (7.13%) AngularJS
15 33 (6.92%) Sass
16 31 (6.50%) Hibernate
17 30 (6.29%) XML Schema
18 29 (6.08%) JSF
19 28 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 27 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.14%) Mobile App
2 14 (2.94%) DTV
3 13 (2.73%) RIA
4 9 (1.89%) Open Source
4 9 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.47%) W3C
7 6 (1.26%) GIS
8 4 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.84%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.84%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.84%) iPhone
8 4 (0.84%) iPad
9 3 (0.63%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.63%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.42%) IPTV
10 2 (0.42%) MPEG
10 2 (0.42%) CMDB
10 2 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.85%) Linux
2 28 (5.87%) UNIX
3 8 (1.68%) Mac OS
4 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.26%) CentOS
5 6 (1.26%) Windows
5 6 (1.26%) Fedora
6 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (19.50%) MVC
2 78 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.88%) Scrum
4 66 (13.84%) TDD
5 44 (9.22%) Web Development
6 43 (9.01%) OO
7 40 (8.39%) Software Engineering
7 40 (8.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (5.45%) Content Management
8 26 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.03%) OOP
10 20 (4.19%) OOD
10 20 (4.19%) Configuration Management
10 20 (4.19%) Unit Testing
10 20 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (3.56%) Project Management
12 17 (3.56%) Web Design
13 16 (3.35%) UML
14 15 (3.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 338 (70.86%) JavaScript
2 119 (24.95%) C#
3 111 (23.27%) PHP
4 102 (21.38%) Java
5 90 (18.87%) SQL
6 27 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 25 (5.24%) PHP5
8 19 (3.98%) Ruby
9 16 (3.35%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.10%) Python
11 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.47%) C++
12 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.05%) Scala
13 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 5 (1.05%) VB
14 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.42%) C
15 2 (0.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 33 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.45%) Degree
3 21 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.52%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.47%) ISO 14001
3 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.05%) SLA
5 4 (0.84%) WAI
5 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.63%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.47%) VirtualBox
2 6 (1.26%) Varnish
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 54 (11.32%) Oracle
2 38 (7.97%) Zend
3 35 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.77%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.52%) SAP
7 11 (2.31%) Adobe
8 10 (2.10%) Google
9 8 (1.68%) Twitter
10 6 (1.26%) hybris
11 4 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.63%) JBoss
12 3 (0.63%) Facebook
13 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.42%) Telerik
14 1 (0.21%) Alterian
14 1 (0.21%) IBM
14 1 (0.21%) Akamai
14 1 (0.21%) SmartFocus
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