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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.95% 5.84% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.81% 16.98% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £330 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -4.28%
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
59 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.05% 34.42% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +4 6 £325 - 8
Stafford - 2 £375 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 2
Lichfield - 1 £115 - 2
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (83.78%) HTML
2 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (62.16%) jQuery
4 22 (59.46%) .NET
5 20 (54.05%) MVC
6 18 (48.65%) HTML5
7 17 (45.95%) C#
8 13 (35.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (32.43%) CSS3
10 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
11 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (21.62%) SQL
12 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
13 6 (16.22%) CMS
13 6 (16.22%) Scrum
13 6 (16.22%) Node.js
13 6 (16.22%) Content Management
13 6 (16.22%) Web Development
13 6 (16.22%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
14 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
14 5 (13.51%) XML
15 4 (10.81%) OO
15 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
15 4 (10.81%) MySQL
15 4 (10.81%) PHP
15 4 (10.81%) Web Design
15 4 (10.81%) Intranet

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (16.22%) CMS
1 6 (16.22%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Intranet
1 4 (10.81%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Web Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Web Designer
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Web Content Developer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) HTML
2 23 (62.16%) jQuery
3 22 (59.46%) .NET
4 18 (48.65%) HTML5
5 12 (32.43%) CSS3
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
8 6 (16.22%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (13.51%) XML
9 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
10 3 (8.11%) Ajax
10 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
11 2 (5.41%) Sass
11 2 (5.41%) Web Services
11 2 (5.41%) WinForms
11 2 (5.41%) XSL
12 1 (2.70%) XSLT
12 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
12 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) MVC
2 13 (35.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Content Management
5 6 (16.22%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) Web Design
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.70%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
6 1 (2.70%) PHP5
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) Zend
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
Staffordshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £325 - £400 per month
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £320 - £360 per day + neg.
Posted: 22 days ago