The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 28 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.26% 9.03% 4.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.14% 36.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +71.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 73 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.22% 24.41% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Southampton region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Southampton region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
2 35 (83.33%) HTML
3 23 (54.76%) jQuery
3 23 (54.76%) HTML5
4 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (50.00%) Java
6 20 (47.62%) RESTful
6 20 (47.62%) JSON
7 17 (40.48%) CSS3
8 16 (38.10%) Ajax
9 15 (35.71%) Linux
9 15 (35.71%) OO
10 13 (30.95%) XML
10 13 (30.95%) TDD
11 12 (28.57%) MVC
11 12 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
12 11 (26.19%) Web Services
12 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (23.81%) Google Maps API
13 10 (23.81%) Google
13 10 (23.81%) Spring
13 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
13 10 (23.81%) Selenium
14 9 (21.43%) Maven
14 9 (21.43%) BDD
14 9 (21.43%) PHP
14 9 (21.43%) JUnit
14 9 (21.43%) CMS
14 9 (21.43%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (21.43%) CMS
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 8 (19.05%) TeamSite
2 8 (19.05%) Node.js
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) WordPress
5 2 (4.76%) Drupal
6 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 9 (21.43%) Maven
3 9 (21.43%) JUnit
4 7 (16.67%) Subversion
4 7 (16.67%) Grunt
4 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.67%) Mockito
4 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (14.29%) QUnit
6 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (7.14%) RSpec
8 2 (4.76%) Ant
8 2 (4.76%) JSUnit
9 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) GUI Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) jQuery
2 23 (54.76%) HTML5
3 20 (47.62%) RESTful
3 20 (47.62%) JSON
4 17 (40.48%) CSS3
5 16 (38.10%) Ajax
6 13 (30.95%) XML
7 11 (26.19%) Web Services
8 10 (23.81%) Spring
8 10 (23.81%) Google Maps API
8 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
9 9 (21.43%) Leaflet
10 8 (19.05%) SVG
11 7 (16.67%) JPA
11 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 6 (14.29%) Java EE
12 6 (14.29%) JSP
13 5 (11.90%) .NET
13 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) OO
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 12 (28.57%) MVC
4 12 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.90%) SEO
8 5 (11.90%) Content Management
9 4 (9.52%) Web Development
9 4 (9.52%) Change Control
10 3 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (7.14%) Graceful Degradation
10 3 (7.14%) Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) OOD
10 3 (7.14%) Kanban
10 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
2 21 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) PHP5
6 1 (2.38%) Delphi
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) HNC
2 1 (2.38%) HND
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) WCAG
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 6 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Google
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) Appcelerator
3 3 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.38%) BT
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Telerik
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