The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Southampton 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 15 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 30 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.50% 3.86% 7.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.19% 20.00% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £370 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
124 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.13% 19.29% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 35 30
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 59 (92.19%) HTML
2 53 (82.81%) JavaScript
3 33 (51.56%) jQuery
4 31 (48.44%) HTML5
5 27 (42.19%) CSS3
6 17 (26.56%) PHP
6 17 (26.56%) MySQL
6 17 (26.56%) TDD
7 16 (25.00%) Ajax
7 16 (25.00%) Web Development
8 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (21.88%) MVC
9 14 (21.88%) BDD
10 13 (20.31%) Node.js
10 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (18.75%) Open Source
11 12 (18.75%) Sass
11 12 (18.75%) Ember.js
11 12 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
12 11 (17.19%) SQL
12 11 (17.19%) Web Services
13 10 (15.63%) CMS
13 10 (15.63%) Web Application Development
14 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (14.06%) Redis
14 9 (14.06%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (14.06%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (20.31%) Node.js
2 10 (15.63%) CMS
3 8 (12.50%) WordPress
4 7 (10.94%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (10.94%) Apache
5 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.81%) TeamSite
7 3 (4.69%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.56%) Drupal
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.56%) IIS
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.69%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.56%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Intranet
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) MySQL
2 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (14.06%) Redis
4 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Jasmine
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.25%) Maven
2 4 (6.25%) Selenium
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 4 (6.25%) Mockito
3 3 (4.69%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.69%) RSpec
3 3 (4.69%) JSUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Grunt
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Web Developer
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (14.06%) UI Developer
6 8 (12.50%) UI Programmer
6 8 (12.50%) PHP Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Programmer
7 7 (10.94%) Web Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Classic ASP Developer
12 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
12 2 (3.13%) ASP Developer
12 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
13 1 (1.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (92.19%) HTML
2 33 (51.56%) jQuery
3 31 (48.44%) HTML5
4 27 (42.19%) CSS3
5 16 (25.00%) Ajax
6 12 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (18.75%) Sass
6 12 (18.75%) Ember.js
6 12 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 11 (17.19%) Web Services
8 9 (14.06%) XML
8 9 (14.06%) .NET
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.06%) JSON
8 9 (14.06%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (12.50%) Spring
10 7 (10.94%) JSP
11 6 (9.38%) SOAP
12 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
13 4 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Open Source
2 7 (10.94%) Wiki
3 3 (4.69%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.13%) W3C
5 1 (1.56%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Android
2 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) TDD
2 16 (25.00%) Web Development
3 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) MVC
4 14 (21.88%) BDD
5 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.63%) Web Application Development
7 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 6 (9.38%) Scrum
10 6 (9.38%) Web Design
11 5 (7.81%) SEO
11 5 (7.81%) OOP
11 5 (7.81%) OO
12 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.25%) Kanban
13 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (82.81%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.56%) PHP
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) PHP5
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.69%) vCloud
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Adobe
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) ATG
2 4 (6.25%) Zend
3 3 (4.69%) Twitter
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
3 3 (4.69%) EMC
4 2 (3.13%) Interwoven
4 2 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) BT
5 1 (1.56%) Nintex
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Facebook