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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 271 234 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.99% 7.41% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.71% 28.47% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 161 137
Median daily rate £330 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £423 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-19.59% +15.62%
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
804 822 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.66% 26.02% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 568 553
Median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 20
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 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 1 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 -2 74 £330 -5.71% 46
Devon +5 54 £320 -10.48% 7
Wiltshire +12 48 £325 -3.70% 19
Somerset +3 28 £325 -4.41% 13
Gloucestershire -6 20 £325 -7.14% 13
Dorset +4 19 £348 +6.10% 27
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 465 (95.48%) HTML
2 389 (79.88%) JavaScript
3 190 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (33.47%) .NET
5 162 (33.26%) jQuery
6 158 (32.44%) C#
7 155 (31.83%) MVC
8 135 (27.72%) AngularJS
9 129 (26.49%) HTML5
9 129 (26.49%) SQL
10 113 (23.20%) Java
11 99 (20.33%) ASP.NET
12 98 (20.12%) CSS3
13 97 (19.92%) Web Development
14 91 (18.69%) SQL Server
15 88 (18.07%) Front End Development
16 74 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 73 (14.99%) Scrum
18 67 (13.76%) Git (software)
19 63 (12.94%) TDD
19 63 (12.94%) PHP
20 58 (11.91%) Microsoft
21 56 (11.50%) OO
22 55 (11.29%) Security Cleared
23 53 (10.88%) MySQL
24 52 (10.68%) Web Services
25 48 (9.86%) Ruby
25 48 (9.86%) XML
25 48 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 48 (9.86%) 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 42 (8.62%) CMS
2 38 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (4.31%) Apache
5 13 (2.67%) IIS
5 13 (2.67%) WordPress
6 12 (2.46%) Drupal
6 12 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (2.46%) Umbraco
7 11 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.64%) SAS
9 7 (1.44%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.82%) Confluence
10 4 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.62%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.44%) Fireworks
5 6 (1.23%) InfoPath
6 5 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.82%) MS Office
8 3 (0.62%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.21%) InDesign
9 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.64%) Magento
3 7 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.31%) GitHub
2 20 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.85%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.41%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.90%) HTTP
2 6 (1.23%) DNS
3 5 (1.03%) LDAP
4 4 (0.82%) DSL
4 4 (0.82%) VPN
5 3 (0.62%) FCAPS
5 3 (0.62%) Firewall
5 3 (0.62%) Internet
5 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.41%) IPsec
7 1 (0.21%) Extranet
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.88%) MySQL
3 47 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.95%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.72%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.90%) RDBMS
8 17 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.26%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.05%) Big Data
11 9 (1.85%) Redis
12 8 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.82%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.82%) HBase
14 4 (0.82%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.82%) Parquet
15 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.54%) JUnit
2 27 (5.54%) Subversion
2 27 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.11%) Grunt
4 19 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.70%) JIRA
6 17 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.87%) RSpec
8 13 (2.67%) Capybara
8 13 (2.67%) git-flow
8 13 (2.67%) gulp
8 13 (2.67%) Selenium
9 11 (2.26%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.26%) Maven
10 9 (1.85%) Bower
11 7 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.44%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.03%) Protractor
13 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (9.24%) Finance
2 25 (5.13%) Marketing
3 24 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.49%) Electronics
6 7 (1.44%) Banking
7 5 (1.03%) Games
8 4 (0.82%) Back Office
8 4 (0.82%) Local Government
9 3 (0.62%) Retail
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 425 (87.27%) Developer
2 100 (20.53%) .NET Developer
3 67 (13.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 59 (12.11%) Java Developer
5 52 (10.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 52 (10.68%) Software Developer
6 50 (10.27%) C# Developer
7 49 (10.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 43 (8.83%) HTML Developer
10 39 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (7.39%) HTML CSS Developer
11 36 (7.39%) Web Developer
12 33 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (5.54%) Angular Developer
13 27 (5.54%) Designer
14 26 (5.34%) Senior Developer
15 25 (5.13%) PHP Developer
16 24 (4.93%) Agile Developer
17 20 (4.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (95.48%) HTML
2 163 (33.47%) .NET
3 162 (33.26%) jQuery
4 135 (27.72%) AngularJS
5 129 (26.49%) HTML5
6 99 (20.33%) ASP.NET
7 98 (20.12%) CSS3
8 74 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (10.68%) Web Services
10 48 (9.86%) Sass
10 48 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 48 (9.86%) XML
11 45 (9.24%) Spring
12 44 (9.03%) JSON
13 42 (8.62%) .NET Framework
14 38 (7.80%) REST
15 36 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (7.39%) Hibernate
16 33 (6.78%) RESTful
17 32 (6.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.24%) User Experience
2 31 (6.37%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.11%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.05%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.23%) Social Media
8 5 (1.03%) W3C
9 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.82%) iPhone
9 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.82%) VLE
10 3 (0.62%) Derivative
11 2 (0.41%) Animation
11 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.41%) iPad
11 2 (0.41%) Wiki
12 1 (0.21%) FMCG
12 1 (0.21%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.37%) Linux
2 28 (5.75%) Unix
3 15 (3.08%) Mac OS X
4 13 (2.67%) Windows
5 6 (1.23%) Android
5 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.82%) Mesosphere
7 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (31.83%) MVC
3 97 (19.92%) Web Development
4 88 (18.07%) Front End Development
5 73 (14.99%) Scrum
6 63 (12.94%) TDD
7 56 (11.50%) OO
8 47 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 41 (8.42%) Unit Testing
10 39 (8.01%) Web Design
11 29 (5.95%) Open Source
12 28 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.75%) Software Engineering
13 25 (5.13%) Migration
14 24 (4.93%) BDD
15 23 (4.72%) OOD
16 21 (4.31%) Analytics
16 21 (4.31%) Configuration Management
16 21 (4.31%) SDLC
17 20 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 389 (79.88%) JavaScript
2 158 (32.44%) C#
3 129 (26.49%) SQL
4 113 (23.20%) Java
5 63 (12.94%) PHP
6 48 (9.86%) Ruby
7 42 (8.62%) Python
8 21 (4.31%) Scala
9 17 (3.49%) C
10 16 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.46%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.26%) C++
12 11 (2.26%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.05%) ES6
13 10 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.64%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.64%) R
15 7 (1.44%) Perl
16 6 (1.23%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 55 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.78%) Degree
3 23 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.03%) MCAD
7 5 (1.03%) MCITP
7 5 (1.03%) MCSD
7 5 (1.03%) MCTS
8 3 (0.62%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.41%) ISEB
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) CLAS
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.64%) QA
2 7 (1.44%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.23%) Docker
2 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.23%) Kibana
1 6 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.82%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.82%) Ansible
3 3 (0.62%) Puppet
4 2 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 58 (11.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.37%) Oracle
3 21 (4.31%) Sitecore
4 18 (3.70%) SAP
5 10 (2.05%) Apple
5 10 (2.05%) Sencha
6 8 (1.64%) Adobe
6 8 (1.64%) Twitter
7 7 (1.44%) RedGate
8 6 (1.23%) Siebel
9 5 (1.03%) Google
9 5 (1.03%) Zend
10 4 (0.82%) Blackboard
10 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.62%) Nokia
12 2 (0.41%) Cisco
12 2 (0.41%) F5
12 2 (0.41%) IBM
13 1 (0.21%) Splunk
13 1 (0.21%) Sybase
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