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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 16 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.54% 15.24% 24.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.88% 48.48% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 44
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £100 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.32
% change year-on-year
- +33.00%
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
43 33 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.08% 31.43% 56.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 75
Average daily rate £325 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 20 October 2014. 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 6 £331 +59.63% 8
Cannock 0 4 £350 +55.55%
Lichfield - - - - 3
Stafford - - - - 2
Tamworth - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 2
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) jQuery
3 14 (56.00%) HTML5
4 13 (52.00%) Ajax
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) .NET
6 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (44.00%) C#
6 11 (44.00%) CSS3
7 10 (40.00%) Web Services
8 9 (36.00%) PHP
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (32.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) Web Application Development
10 7 (28.00%) Apache
10 7 (28.00%) MySQL
10 7 (28.00%) MVC
11 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (24.00%) Web Development
11 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
12 5 (20.00%) IIS
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
13 4 (16.00%) OOP
13 4 (16.00%) LAMP
13 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (16.00%) Drupal
13 4 (16.00%) PHP5

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) Drupal
4 2 (8.00%) WordPress
4 2 (8.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Liferay
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.00%) Yeoman
4 1 (4.00%) Bower
General
1 3 (12.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) jQuery
3 14 (56.00%) HTML5
4 13 (52.00%) Ajax
5 12 (48.00%) .NET
6 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (44.00%) CSS3
7 10 (40.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) LAMP
10 3 (12.00%) Apache Flex
10 3 (12.00%) Flash
10 3 (12.00%) Sass
11 2 (8.00%) Laravel
11 2 (8.00%) JSON
11 2 (8.00%) Adobe AIR
11 2 (8.00%) XSLT
12 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 1 (4.00%) WCF
12 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Taxonomies
1 4 (16.00%) Blog
1 4 (16.00%) Social Media
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) BBC
4 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.00%) Kindle
4 1 (4.00%) WURFL
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
3 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) OOP
4 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) PHP
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.00%) PHP5
6 3 (12.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (12.00%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB6
7 1 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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CFOA
Rate: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago