The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Suffolk 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.33% 5.24% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.09% 19.23% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate £425 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £360 £389
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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 52 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.83% 27.23% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 36 49
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
East of England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 11 £425 +25.92% 7
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) jQuery
4 15 (60.00%) C#
4 15 (60.00%) .NET
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (52.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) Web Services
7 10 (40.00%) Ajax
8 9 (36.00%) WPF
8 9 (36.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) XSLT
9 8 (32.00%) SOAP
9 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
9 8 (32.00%) WF
9 8 (32.00%) Silverlight
9 8 (32.00%) LINQ
9 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (24.00%) PHP
11 6 (24.00%) Drupal
12 5 (20.00%) SQL
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (16.00%) Web Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (24.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Kentico
3 1 (4.00%) SilverStripe
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (16.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (68.00%) jQuery
3 15 (60.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) Ajax
6 9 (36.00%) WPF
6 9 (36.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) XSLT
7 8 (32.00%) SOAP
7 8 (32.00%) WF
7 8 (32.00%) Silverlight
7 8 (32.00%) LINQ
7 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.00%) WCF
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (8.00%) CSS3
10 2 (8.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Web Development
2 4 (16.00%) Web Design
3 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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