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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 199 251 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.58% 7.88% 7.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.25% 30.10% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 164 89
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 £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £28.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% +43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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
788 834 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.04% 26.18% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 534 332
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £20.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 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 -9 57 £350 +7.69% 43
Gloucestershire +5 42 £390 +30.00% 20
Somerset +15 29 £340 +4.61% 22
Devon +9 28 £185 -50.66% 13
Wiltshire -20 23 £356 +9.61% 19
Dorset +9 14 £250 -34.42% 27
Cornwall +4 4 £300 +39.53% 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 387 (97.24%) HTML
2 299 (75.13%) JavaScript
3 163 (40.95%) HTML5
4 156 (39.20%) .NET
5 140 (35.18%) jQuery
6 139 (34.92%) CSS3
7 126 (31.66%) C#
8 122 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (29.90%) MVC
10 118 (29.65%) ASP.NET
11 103 (25.88%) SQL
12 92 (23.12%) SQL Server
13 87 (21.86%) Java
14 65 (16.33%) TDD
14 65 (16.33%) Security Cleared
15 63 (15.83%) Scrum
16 61 (15.33%) Web Development
17 59 (14.82%) Microsoft
18 57 (14.32%) PHP
19 53 (13.32%) SC Cleared
19 53 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC
20 51 (12.81%) MySQL
21 50 (12.56%) Visual Studio
21 50 (12.56%) XML
21 50 (12.56%) User Experience
22 49 (12.31%) AngularJS
23 48 (12.06%) Ajax
24 47 (11.81%) Web Services
25 42 (10.55%) Responsive Web Design
26 40 (10.05%) Linux

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (9.05%) CMS
2 26 (6.53%) Node.js
3 22 (5.53%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.02%) Drupal
5 15 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 15 (3.77%) Apache
6 14 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.76%) WordPress
7 11 (2.76%) IIS
8 10 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.76%) Mule
11 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.75%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.50%) Confluence
13 2 (0.50%) DNN
13 2 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 31 (7.79%) Photoshop
2 23 (5.78%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (3.27%) Fireworks
5 8 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.51%) MS Project
7 3 (0.75%) MS Office
7 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.25%) Maya
9 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 15 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.51%) Magento
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Summit
5 1 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.51%) GitHub
4 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.75%) Office 365
6 2 (0.50%) SaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) Force.com
7 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.26%) HTTP
2 6 (1.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) DVB
3 1 (0.25%) DLNA
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.81%) MySQL
3 31 (7.79%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.77%) MS Access
5 14 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.76%) Couchbase
7 11 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (12.56%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.02%) Maven
5 14 (3.52%) NUnit
5 14 (3.52%) JUnit
6 13 (3.27%) MSTest
7 11 (2.76%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.01%) Axure RP
8 8 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.76%) Selenium
10 6 (1.51%) TestNG
10 6 (1.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.26%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.26%) Subversion
12 3 (0.75%) JIRA
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.50%) Toad
13 2 (0.50%) Ant
13 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (7.79%) Finance
2 19 (4.77%) Marketing
3 18 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.02%) Electronics
4 16 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.76%) Retail
6 6 (1.51%) Banking
7 5 (1.26%) Military
8 4 (1.01%) Publishing
9 3 (0.75%) Games
10 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.50%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 322 (80.90%) Developer
2 79 (19.85%) .NET Developer
3 47 (11.81%) Web Developer
4 41 (10.30%) Front-End Developer
5 39 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 35 (8.79%) Software Developer
7 30 (7.54%) Designer
8 29 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (6.78%) PHP Developer
10 25 (6.28%) C# Developer
11 24 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (4.02%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.27%) Web Designer
15 13 (3.27%) SharePoint Developer
15 13 (3.27%) Drupal Developer
16 12 (3.02%) .NET Web Developer
16 12 (3.02%) Software Engineer
17 11 (2.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (97.24%) HTML
2 163 (40.95%) HTML5
3 156 (39.20%) .NET
4 140 (35.18%) jQuery
5 139 (34.92%) CSS3
6 118 (29.65%) ASP.NET
7 53 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (12.56%) XML
9 49 (12.31%) AngularJS
10 48 (12.06%) Ajax
11 47 (11.81%) Web Services
12 37 (9.30%) .NET Framework
13 30 (7.54%) Spring
14 29 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (7.04%) JSON
15 28 (7.04%) REST
16 24 (6.03%) RESTful
16 24 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (5.78%) Sass
18 21 (5.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.56%) User Experience
2 16 (4.02%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.02%) DTV
3 15 (3.77%) Open Source
4 10 (2.51%) W3C
5 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.51%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.26%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.50%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.50%) Tandem
11 1 (0.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.05%) Linux
2 25 (6.28%) Apple iOS
3 24 (6.03%) Windows
4 21 (5.28%) Android
5 11 (2.76%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.51%) Windows Phone
7 9 (2.26%) UNIX
8 4 (1.01%) CentOS
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (29.90%) MVC
3 65 (16.33%) TDD
4 63 (15.83%) Scrum
5 61 (15.33%) Web Development
6 42 (10.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (8.29%) OO
8 29 (7.29%) Web Design
9 28 (7.04%) BDD
10 26 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (5.53%) E-Commerce
12 21 (5.28%) OOP
13 20 (5.03%) Content Management
14 18 (4.52%) Software Engineering
14 18 (4.52%) Digital Marketing
15 17 (4.27%) Information Architecture
16 16 (4.02%) Time Management
16 16 (4.02%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.02%) Programme Management
16 16 (4.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 299 (75.13%) JavaScript
2 126 (31.66%) C#
3 103 (25.88%) SQL
4 87 (21.86%) Java
5 57 (14.32%) PHP
6 17 (4.27%) PHP5
7 15 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.27%) Python
9 11 (2.76%) Ruby
9 11 (2.76%) VBA
10 10 (2.51%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.01%) C++
12 6 (1.51%) C
12 6 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.75%) VB
16 2 (0.50%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 65 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 53 (13.32%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.52%) Degree
4 5 (1.26%) MCP
5 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) HND
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.50%) MCSD
8 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.75%) WCAG
1 3 (0.75%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.50%) WAI
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.77%) Puppet
2 4 (1.01%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (14.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.02%) Adobe
2 16 (4.02%) Oracle
2 16 (4.02%) SAP
3 11 (2.76%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.76%) Zend
5 6 (1.51%) Appcelerator
6 5 (1.26%) Sencha
7 4 (1.01%) Google
8 2 (0.50%) hybris
8 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.25%) CODA
9 1 (0.25%) Sage
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.25%) Twitter
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