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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.63% 10.64% 44.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.81% 20.00% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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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
21 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.63% 53.19% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 33
Average daily rate £338 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Laravel
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) li3
7 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) Games
7 2 (18.18%) Flash
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 2 (18.18%) ActionScript

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Liferay
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Laravel
5 3 (27.27%) li3
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) Flash
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Flex
7 1 (9.09%) Adobe AIR
7 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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