The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.44% 11.05% 7.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 22.83% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.89%
CSS
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
60 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 33.33% 48.42% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 31
Average daily rate £400 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 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
Ipswich -7 6 £375 -3.84% 5
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) PHP
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) Drupal
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) Ajax
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
8 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
8 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 3 (15.79%) WF
8 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
8 3 (15.79%) LINQ
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) IIS
8 3 (15.79%) SOAP
8 3 (15.79%) MySQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 10 (52.63%) Drupal
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) Ajax
4 5 (26.32%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) WPF
6 3 (15.79%) WF
6 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
6 3 (15.79%) LINQ
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) LAMP
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft