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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 32 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.56% 6.69% 5.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 25.29% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £384 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -8.57%
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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
72 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.36% 26.44% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 39
Average daily rate £373 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 31 (88.57%) HTML
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) jQuery
4 18 (51.43%) HTML5
5 15 (42.86%) Web Services
6 14 (40.00%) CSS3
7 13 (37.14%) RESTful
7 13 (37.14%) TDD
8 12 (34.29%) Scrum
8 12 (34.29%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) Java
9 11 (31.43%) .NET
9 11 (31.43%) MVC
9 11 (31.43%) BDD
9 11 (31.43%) Ajax
10 10 (28.57%) Selenium
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (25.71%) JSON
11 9 (25.71%) CMS
11 9 (25.71%) C#
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.71%) JUnit
11 9 (25.71%) XML
11 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
12 8 (22.86%) Spring
12 8 (22.86%) Internet
12 8 (22.86%) Web Development
12 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
13 7 (20.00%) REST

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (25.71%) CMS
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) JBoss
5 2 (5.71%) Drupal
5 2 (5.71%) Kentico
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Extranet
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) JUnit
3 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.00%) Maven
5 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
5 6 (17.14%) Mockito
6 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.29%) Subversion
7 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.71%) Ant
9 1 (2.86%) RSpec
9 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Perl Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Perl Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) jQuery
3 18 (51.43%) HTML5
4 15 (42.86%) Web Services
5 14 (40.00%) CSS3
6 13 (37.14%) RESTful
7 11 (31.43%) .NET
7 11 (31.43%) Ajax
8 9 (25.71%) JSON
8 9 (25.71%) XML
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
9 8 (22.86%) Spring
10 7 (20.00%) REST
11 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
12 5 (14.29%) Spring MVC
12 5 (14.29%) XHTML
12 5 (14.29%) SOAP
13 4 (11.43%) SAML
13 4 (11.43%) PostGIS
13 4 (11.43%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) W3C
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) TDD
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
4 11 (31.43%) MVC
4 11 (31.43%) BDD
5 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.86%) Web Development
7 7 (20.00%) Content Management
8 6 (17.14%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Change Control
10 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (8.57%) Kanban
11 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (8.57%) SOA
11 3 (8.57%) SEO
12 2 (5.71%) Workflow
12 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) TeamSite
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.43%) Telerik
2 3 (8.57%) Apigee
2 3 (8.57%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Nintex
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle