The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 5 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 38 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.89% 7.14% 19.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.67% 25.00% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 17
Average daily rate
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£365 £285 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
CSS
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
75 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.18% 28.57% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 29
Average daily rate £363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £330 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Staffordshire region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Staffordshire region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +10 17 £365 +21.66% 15
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 2
Stafford - 1 £238 - 4
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 49 (94.23%) HTML
2 45 (86.54%) JavaScript
3 36 (69.23%) HTML5
4 29 (55.77%) CSS3
5 27 (51.92%) .NET
6 19 (36.54%) E-Commerce
6 19 (36.54%) N-Tier
6 19 (36.54%) Finance
7 16 (30.77%) jQuery
8 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
8 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.85%) ActionScript
9 14 (26.92%) SOA
9 14 (26.92%) Performance Testing
10 13 (25.00%) Flash
11 12 (23.08%) Photoshop
12 11 (21.15%) C#
12 11 (21.15%) Web Development
12 11 (21.15%) ActionScript 3.0
13 10 (19.23%) SQL
14 9 (17.31%) MVC
15 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
16 7 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (13.46%) HTTP
17 6 (11.54%) Content Management
18 5 (9.62%) QA
18 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
18 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 5 (9.62%) Coaching

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) WordPress
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (1.92%) gulp
2 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Team Leader
2 11 (21.15%) Flash Developer
3 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (9.62%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Web Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) HTML5
3 29 (55.77%) CSS3
4 27 (51.92%) .NET
5 16 (30.77%) jQuery
6 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
7 13 (25.00%) Flash
8 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.69%) Sass
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (5.77%) Apache Flex
10 3 (5.77%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (3.85%) XML
12 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.92%) Vaadin
12 1 (1.92%) GWT
12 1 (1.92%) Spring
12 1 (1.92%) Ajax
12 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) E-Commerce
2 14 (26.92%) SOA
2 14 (26.92%) Performance Testing
3 11 (21.15%) Web Development
4 9 (17.31%) MVC
5 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (11.54%) Content Management
8 5 (9.62%) OO
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) Coaching
8 5 (9.62%) Line Management
9 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) Project Management
11 2 (3.85%) Web Design
11 2 (3.85%) TDD
11 2 (3.85%) Open Source
11 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.85%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) ActionScript
3 11 (21.15%) ActionScript 3.0
3 11 (21.15%) C#
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.85%) C
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.85%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe
1 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
1 1 (1.92%) Zend
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