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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.12% 9.84% 17.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.07% 26.09% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 15
Average daily rate
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£343 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £333 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -6.06%
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
86 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 48.59% 37.70% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 31
Average daily rate £330 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -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 27 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 27 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 0 5 £325 - 10
Stafford -5 3 £400 +17.64% 4
Tamworth - 2 £255 - 6
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 - - 3
Lichfield - 1 - - 2
Uttoxeter - - - -
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 33 (86.84%) HTML
2 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (68.42%) jQuery
4 22 (57.89%) MVC
5 18 (47.37%) .NET
6 14 (36.84%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) HTML5
7 13 (34.21%) C#
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.95%) Web Services
8 11 (28.95%) XML
8 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (23.68%) Ajax
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.68%) MySQL
10 9 (23.68%) PHP
11 8 (21.05%) IIS
11 8 (21.05%) Apache
11 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
11 8 (21.05%) CSS3
12 7 (18.42%) Social Media
12 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.42%) Time Management
12 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (18.42%) Taxonomies
12 7 (18.42%) Blog
12 7 (18.42%) Drupal

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (21.05%) IIS
1 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) Drupal
3 5 (13.16%) Node.js
4 4 (10.53%) CMS
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Intranet
1 4 (10.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) MySQL
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Law
1 1 (2.63%) Games
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Content Developer
7 1 (2.63%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) HTML
2 26 (68.42%) jQuery
3 18 (47.37%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) HTML5
5 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 11 (28.95%) XML
6 9 (23.68%) Ajax
7 8 (21.05%) CSS3
8 7 (18.42%) LAMP
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
11 4 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
12 3 (7.89%) Flash
13 2 (5.26%) WinForms
13 2 (5.26%) XSL
13 2 (5.26%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Taxonomies
1 7 (18.42%) Blog
1 7 (18.42%) Social Media
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
5 7 (18.42%) Time Management
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Web Development
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) Content Management
10 2 (5.26%) Web Design
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.63%) OOP
11 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) C#
4 9 (23.68%) PHP
5 7 (18.42%) PHP5
6 3 (7.89%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.89%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.63%) VB6
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
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