The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.33% 25.00% 18.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.81% 42.86% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 63.27% 58.33% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 18
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
Staffordshire

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Ajax
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) XHTML
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Flash
7 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
7 2 (14.29%) DHTML
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
7 2 (14.29%) Magento
7 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Flash Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ActionScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) Ajax
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 5 (35.71%) XHTML
4 5 (35.71%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
6 2 (14.29%) DHTML
6 2 (14.29%) Flash
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) WURFL
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) AccuRev
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