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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.95% 8.67% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.66% 24.39% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £296
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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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
83 123 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.23% 35.55% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 94 34
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 27 (96.43%) HTML
2 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 11 (39.29%) C#
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 10 (35.71%) jQuery
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) MVC
8 8 (28.57%) PHP
8 8 (28.57%) HTML5
9 6 (21.43%) Drupal
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) CMS
10 5 (17.86%) Internet
10 5 (17.86%) Perl
10 5 (17.86%) OO
11 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 4 (14.29%) SOAP
11 4 (14.29%) Web Services
11 4 (14.29%) Linux
11 4 (14.29%) XHTML
11 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 4 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Content Management

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (21.43%) Drupal
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) JBoss
5 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.14%) Kentico
6 1 (3.57%) WordPress
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Extranet
2 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Mockito
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) OO PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Perl Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.29%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) XHTML
7 3 (10.71%) SAML
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) OpenID
7 3 (10.71%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.14%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (7.14%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) W3C
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) PHP
5 5 (17.86%) Perl
6 4 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) Telerik
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Nintex
2 2 (7.14%) Apigee
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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