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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 32 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.39% 7.87% 8.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 18.92% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 21
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
CSS
Hampshire

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
79 148 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.47% 41.57% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 52
Average daily rate £380 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) jQuery
4 13 (54.17%) .NET
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) C#
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (33.33%) MVC
8 8 (33.33%) Ajax
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) OO
8 8 (33.33%) Web Development
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
9 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
9 7 (29.17%) CMS
10 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (25.00%) OOD
10 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
11 5 (20.83%) CSS3
12 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (16.67%) MySQL
12 4 (16.67%) PHP
12 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (16.67%) Content Management
13 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
13 3 (12.50%) QA
13 3 (12.50%) Migration
13 3 (12.50%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (29.17%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Moq
2 3 (12.50%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) gulp
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.17%) PhpStorm
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) EPiServer Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) jQuery
3 13 (54.17%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) Ajax
5 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
5 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) CSS3
8 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (8.33%) Laravel
10 2 (8.33%) React
10 2 (8.33%) Sass
10 2 (8.33%) Web Services
11 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Debian
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (25.00%) OOD
4 4 (16.67%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) PHP 5
6 1 (4.17%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
1 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Ektron
3 1 (4.17%) Infobright
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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