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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 23 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.86% 10.53% 17.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.71% 22.95% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 18
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £331 £330
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 £35.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
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
83 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 57.24% 45.86% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 40
Average daily rate £330 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +3 5 £350 +25.00% 19
Tamworth - 3 £335 - 9
Stafford -6 2 £375 +10.29% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +2 1 - - 1
Lichfield - 1 - - 4
Uttoxeter - - - -
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (87.50%) HTML
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 29 (72.50%) jQuery
4 21 (52.50%) MVC
5 16 (40.00%) .NET
5 16 (40.00%) HTML5
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) C#
7 12 (30.00%) PHP
7 12 (30.00%) MySQL
7 12 (30.00%) Web Services
8 11 (27.50%) XML
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
8 11 (27.50%) Apache
8 11 (27.50%) Web Application Development
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (22.50%) Ajax
10 8 (20.00%) CSS3
10 8 (20.00%) IIS
10 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (17.50%) User Experience
11 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
11 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.50%) LAMP
11 7 (17.50%) Social Media
11 7 (17.50%) Drupal
11 7 (17.50%) PHP5
11 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (27.50%) Apache
2 8 (20.00%) IIS
3 7 (17.50%) Drupal
4 4 (10.00%) CMS
5 3 (7.50%) Node.js
6 2 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Intranet
1 3 (7.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (5.00%) Games
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) jQuery
3 16 (40.00%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) HTML5
4 12 (30.00%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) XML
6 9 (22.50%) Ajax
7 8 (20.00%) CSS3
8 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
8 7 (17.50%) LAMP
9 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.50%) Laravel
10 3 (7.50%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (7.50%) li3
10 3 (7.50%) Flash
10 3 (7.50%) Apache Flex
10 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (5.00%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.50%) Social Media
1 7 (17.50%) Taxonomies
1 7 (17.50%) Blog
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) MVC
2 11 (27.50%) Web Application Development
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (17.50%) Time Management
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) OOP
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Content Management
10 2 (5.00%) Web Design
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.50%) CRM
11 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) PHP
4 7 (17.50%) PHP5
5 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.50%) ActionScript
6 3 (7.50%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (5.00%) VB
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VB6
8 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
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