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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 38 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 17 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.06% 11.59% 9.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.60% 44.44% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £273 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -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
125 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.83% 26.09% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 37
Average daily rate £377 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 45 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 43 (89.58%) HTML
3 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (62.50%) jQuery
4 25 (52.08%) HTML5
5 24 (50.00%) RESTful
6 21 (43.75%) JSON
7 20 (41.67%) TDD
7 20 (41.67%) Java
7 20 (41.67%) CSS3
8 19 (39.58%) Linux
9 16 (33.33%) OO
9 16 (33.33%) XML
9 16 (33.33%) Ajax
10 15 (31.25%) Web Services
11 14 (29.17%) Scrum
11 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (27.08%) MVC
13 12 (25.00%) Internet
13 12 (25.00%) BDD
13 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 11 (22.92%) Selenium
15 10 (20.83%) Spring
15 10 (20.83%) Apache
15 10 (20.83%) JUnit
16 9 (18.75%) PHP
16 9 (18.75%) Google
16 9 (18.75%) Subversion
16 9 (18.75%) Content Management
16 9 (18.75%) Web Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (20.83%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) CMS
2 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.50%) Node.js
4 5 (10.42%) TeamSite
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.25%) WordPress
6 3 (6.25%) Umbraco
6 3 (6.25%) Drupal
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.17%) IIS
8 1 (2.08%) JBoss
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) Extranet
2 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Selenium
3 10 (20.83%) JUnit
4 9 (18.75%) Subversion
4 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.58%) Maven
5 7 (14.58%) Mockito
5 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
6 6 (12.50%) QUnit
6 6 (12.50%) Grunt
7 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
7 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.25%) RSpec
9 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (4.17%) Ant
10 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (10.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) GUI Developer
9 1 (2.08%) CMS Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) HTML
2 30 (62.50%) jQuery
3 25 (52.08%) HTML5
4 24 (50.00%) RESTful
5 21 (43.75%) JSON
6 20 (41.67%) CSS3
7 16 (33.33%) XML
7 16 (33.33%) Ajax
8 15 (31.25%) Web Services
9 10 (20.83%) Spring
10 9 (18.75%) Google Maps API
10 9 (18.75%) Leaflet
11 8 (16.67%) Spring MVC
11 8 (16.67%) .NET
11 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.58%) SVG
12 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
13 6 (12.50%) REST
13 6 (12.50%) Java EE
13 6 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) User Experience
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) W3C
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) TDD
3 16 (33.33%) OO
4 14 (29.17%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (27.08%) MVC
6 12 (25.00%) BDD
7 9 (18.75%) Content Management
7 9 (18.75%) Web Development
7 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (14.58%) Change Control
9 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Kanban
11 4 (8.33%) SEO
12 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 2 (4.17%) Graceful Degradation
13 2 (4.17%) Progressive Enhancement
13 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 20 (41.67%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) PHP
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) PHP5
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Delphi
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
3 1 (2.08%) HND
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) WCAG
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VirtualBox
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Google
2 5 (10.42%) Telerik
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Nintex
5 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator
5 2 (4.17%) Facebook
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (4.17%) Apple
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