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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.87% 18.87% 18.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.43% 52.63% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £358 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
35 38 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.23% 35.85% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 58
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 23 September 2014. 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 -5 6 £338 +2.27% 2
Cannock - 1 £300 -
Lichfield - - - - 1
Stafford - - - - 2
Tamworth - - - - 3
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (95.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) Ajax
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 11 (55.00%) HTML5
5 10 (50.00%) CSS3
6 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (35.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Web Development
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) PHP
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
10 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (20.00%) OOP
10 4 (20.00%) XHTML
10 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
10 4 (20.00%) SOA
10 4 (20.00%) TDD
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) JIRA
11 3 (15.00%) Subversion
11 3 (15.00%) Games
11 3 (15.00%) MVC
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Liferay
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.00%) Yeoman
4 1 (5.00%) Bower
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) Ajax
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 11 (55.00%) HTML5
5 10 (50.00%) CSS3
6 7 (35.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) XHTML
8 3 (15.00%) Sass
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 2 (10.00%) Laravel
10 1 (5.00%) Modernizr
10 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
10 1 (5.00%) Zepto.js
10 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) WURFL
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) BBC
4 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (10.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 2 (10.00%) Document Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
Staffordshire
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Rate: competitive
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