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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 36 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.55% 9.42% 7.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.63% 35.79% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -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
96 95 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.70% 26.32% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 39
Average daily rate £370 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 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 1 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 42 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 40 (86.96%) HTML
3 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (56.52%) HTML5
5 25 (54.35%) jQuery
6 22 (47.83%) Linux
7 20 (43.48%) CSS3
8 19 (41.30%) RESTful
9 18 (39.13%) Ajax
9 18 (39.13%) Web Services
10 17 (36.96%) Scrum
11 16 (34.78%) Java
12 15 (32.61%) XML
12 15 (32.61%) TDD
12 15 (32.61%) JSON
12 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (28.26%) Internet
13 13 (28.26%) MVC
13 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
13 13 (28.26%) BDD
14 12 (26.09%) OO
14 12 (26.09%) Selenium
15 11 (23.91%) Web Development
15 11 (23.91%) Spring
15 11 (23.91%) Apache
15 11 (23.91%) JUnit
16 10 (21.74%) .NET
16 10 (21.74%) Subversion
16 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
17 9 (19.57%) Maven

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (23.91%) Apache
2 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (19.57%) CMS
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.35%) WordPress
5 2 (4.35%) Drupal
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Kentico
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 2 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.09%) Selenium
3 11 (23.91%) JUnit
4 10 (21.74%) Subversion
4 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
5 9 (19.57%) Maven
6 8 (17.39%) Mockito
6 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.52%) RSpec
9 2 (4.35%) Ant
9 2 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.17%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.17%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) HTML
2 26 (56.52%) HTML5
3 25 (54.35%) jQuery
4 20 (43.48%) CSS3
5 19 (41.30%) RESTful
6 18 (39.13%) Ajax
6 18 (39.13%) Web Services
7 15 (32.61%) XML
7 15 (32.61%) JSON
8 11 (23.91%) Spring
9 10 (21.74%) .NET
10 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.39%) REST
11 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
11 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
12 6 (13.04%) SOAP
13 5 (10.87%) XHTML
13 5 (10.87%) JPA
14 4 (8.70%) Google Maps API
14 4 (8.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) W3C
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Scrum
3 15 (32.61%) TDD
3 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) MVC
4 13 (28.26%) BDD
5 12 (26.09%) OO
6 11 (23.91%) Web Development
7 9 (19.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (17.39%) Change Control
8 8 (17.39%) Content Management
9 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.87%) SEO
10 5 (10.87%) Kanban
11 3 (6.52%) SOA
11 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) PHP5
7 1 (2.17%) Delphi
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) HNC
3 1 (2.17%) HND
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Docker
1 3 (6.52%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) TeamSite
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Telerik
2 4 (8.70%) Google
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Apigee
3 3 (6.52%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) Appcelerator
4 2 (4.35%) Facebook
4 2 (4.35%) Nintex
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle