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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.82% 36.36% 30.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 57.14% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.38%
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 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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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
18 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 52.94% 63.64% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 35
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 £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £340
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 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Ajax
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) XHTML
3 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) WURFL
6 2 (18.18%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 2 (18.18%) AccuRev
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
6 2 (18.18%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Ajax
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) XHTML
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) Sass
7 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) WURFL
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) BlackBerry OS
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) AccuRev
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter