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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 27 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.98% 7.09% 12.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.42% 19.57% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 11
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -8.57%
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
95 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.67% 36.22% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 29 25
Average daily rate £335 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 7 £325 - 5
Stafford -2 3 £400 +17.64% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 - - 4
Lichfield - 1 - - 5
Tamworth - 1 £175 - 3
Uttoxeter - - - -
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (85.71%) HTML
2 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (62.86%) jQuery
4 20 (57.14%) MVC
5 19 (54.29%) .NET
6 15 (42.86%) HTML5
7 14 (40.00%) C#
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (22.86%) CSS3
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) MySQL
10 7 (20.00%) PHP
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (20.00%) XML
10 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Node.js
11 6 (17.14%) Scrum
12 5 (14.29%) CMS
12 5 (14.29%) Apache
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.29%) Ajax
12 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 4 (11.43%) Web Development
13 4 (11.43%) Drupal
13 4 (11.43%) PHP5
13 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
13 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (17.14%) Node.js
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) CMS
3 4 (11.43%) Drupal
3 4 (11.43%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Intranet
1 4 (11.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (2.86%) Law
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Content Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (85.71%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) jQuery
3 19 (54.29%) .NET
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
5 8 (22.86%) CSS3
6 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (20.00%) XML
6 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (14.29%) Ajax
7 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (11.43%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (11.43%) Web Services
9 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
9 3 (8.57%) LAMP
10 2 (5.71%) WinForms
10 2 (5.71%) XSL
11 1 (2.86%) XSLT
11 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
11 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Taxonomies
1 3 (8.57%) Blog
1 3 (8.57%) Social Media
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) MVC
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Web Design
8 1 (2.86%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) OOP
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) PHP5
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.71%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) Java
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VB6
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe
2 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Zend
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
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