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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 31 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.99% 9.59% 4.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.95% 33.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
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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
148 78 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.90% 28.78% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 52 21
Average daily rate £363 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +23.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 37 (82.22%) HTML
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) RESTful
3 26 (57.78%) HTML5
4 25 (55.56%) jQuery
5 24 (53.33%) JSON
6 23 (51.11%) CSS3
6 23 (51.11%) Java
7 19 (42.22%) Linux
7 19 (42.22%) TDD
7 19 (42.22%) Ajax
8 17 (37.78%) Web Services
9 16 (35.56%) XML
9 16 (35.56%) OO
10 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
11 13 (28.89%) Selenium
11 13 (28.89%) BDD
12 12 (26.67%) JUnit
12 12 (26.67%) Scrum
12 12 (26.67%) Spring
12 12 (26.67%) MVC
13 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
14 10 (22.22%) Maven
14 10 (22.22%) PHP
14 10 (22.22%) Apache
14 10 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (20.00%) Google
15 9 (20.00%) Google Maps API

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Node.js
2 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.33%) CMS
4 5 (11.11%) TeamSite
5 3 (6.67%) WordPress
5 3 (6.67%) Drupal
6 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.89%) Selenium
3 12 (26.67%) JUnit
4 10 (22.22%) Maven
5 9 (20.00%) Mockito
5 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (20.00%) Subversion
6 6 (13.33%) Grunt
6 6 (13.33%) QUnit
7 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.67%) RSpec
8 3 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (4.44%) Ant
10 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) GUI Developer
7 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.22%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) HTML
2 26 (57.78%) RESTful
2 26 (57.78%) HTML5
3 25 (55.56%) jQuery
4 24 (53.33%) JSON
5 23 (51.11%) CSS3
6 19 (42.22%) Ajax
7 17 (37.78%) Web Services
8 16 (35.56%) XML
9 12 (26.67%) Spring
10 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
11 9 (20.00%) Google Maps API
11 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (20.00%) Leaflet
12 8 (17.78%) SVG
12 8 (17.78%) JPA
13 6 (13.33%) JSP
13 6 (13.33%) Java EE
14 5 (11.11%) REST
14 5 (11.11%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
3 2 (4.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) TDD
3 16 (35.56%) OO
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) BDD
6 12 (26.67%) Scrum
6 12 (26.67%) MVC
7 10 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (17.78%) Web Development
9 6 (13.33%) Change Control
10 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Kanban
10 5 (11.11%) SEO
10 5 (11.11%) Content Management
10 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
11 3 (6.67%) OOD
12 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 23 (51.11%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (6.67%) PHP5
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Delphi
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) HNC
1 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) WCAG
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
1 6 (13.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Appcelerator
2 3 (6.67%) Facebook
2 3 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Telerik
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