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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 23 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.43% 13.40% 10.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.38% 35.14% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate £320 £335 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +18.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
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
65 37 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.43% 38.14% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 39
Average daily rate £325 £335 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 13 £350 - 11
Stafford - 2 £238 -
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 47 (97.92%) HTML
2 42 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 30 (62.50%) N-Tier
4 26 (54.17%) HTML5
4 26 (54.17%) High Availability
4 26 (54.17%) CSS3
5 25 (52.08%) TypeScript
6 20 (41.67%) C#
6 20 (41.67%) ActionScript
7 18 (37.50%) Performance Testing
7 18 (37.50%) SOA
8 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 16 (33.33%) .NET
10 13 (27.08%) Flash
10 13 (27.08%) Web Development
11 12 (25.00%) Finance
12 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
13 9 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
13 9 (18.75%) OO
14 8 (16.67%) Streaming Video
14 8 (16.67%) Apache Flex
14 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
14 8 (16.67%) HTTP
15 7 (14.58%) C
15 7 (14.58%) C++
15 7 (14.58%) PHP
15 7 (14.58%) Games
16 6 (12.50%) VB
16 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (8.33%) WordPress
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Grunt
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) AccuRev
3 2 (4.17%) gulp
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (27.08%) HTML Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 11 (22.92%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (18.75%) Flash Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (12.50%) PHP Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 3 (6.25%) ActionScript Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 2 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
11 2 (4.17%) Technical Team Leader
11 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) HTML
2 26 (54.17%) CSS3
2 26 (54.17%) HTML5
3 16 (33.33%) .NET
4 13 (27.08%) Flash
5 8 (16.67%) Apache Flex
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.25%) jQuery
7 3 (6.25%) Sass
8 2 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (4.17%) RESTful
9 1 (2.08%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.08%) LAMP
9 1 (2.08%) Laravel
9 1 (2.08%) LESS
9 1 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.08%) REST
9 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (62.50%) N-Tier
2 8 (16.67%) Streaming Video
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) High Availability
2 18 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 18 (37.50%) SOA
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 13 (27.08%) Web Development
6 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
7 9 (18.75%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) Open Source
8 2 (4.17%) TDD
8 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.08%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.08%) Line Management
9 1 (2.08%) People Management
9 1 (2.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.08%) SDLC
9 1 (2.08%) Software Delivery
9 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (52.08%) TypeScript
3 20 (41.67%) ActionScript
3 20 (41.67%) C#
4 9 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
5 7 (14.58%) C
5 7 (14.58%) C++
5 7 (14.58%) PHP
6 6 (12.50%) VB
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) Java
9 1 (2.08%) ECMAScript
9 1 (2.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
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