The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.63% 29.27% 38.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 52.17% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 25
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £340
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 £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 46.34% 56.10% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 46
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 £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) Ajax
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 7 (53.85%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) CSS3
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) XHTML
7 4 (30.77%) PHP
7 4 (30.77%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) Apache
8 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (23.08%) Games
8 3 (23.08%) Android
8 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) Ajax
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Laravel
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
7 1 (7.69%) Sass
7 1 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) WURFL
2 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (15.38%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
2 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Document Management
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) AccuRev
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter