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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.85% 11.27% 8.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.97% 23.08% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 9
Average daily rate
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£313 £390 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +122.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
- +30.11%
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
58 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.85% 48.83% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 42
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £32.75
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 21 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 21 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 -6 9 £313 -19.87% 3
Newmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 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 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) PHP
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) Drupal
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) IIS
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (15.00%) Online Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
8 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
9 2 (10.00%) OOD
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) LAMP
9 2 (10.00%) Ajax

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (50.00%) Drupal
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) LAMP
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) Flash
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Online Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) PHP
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Macromedia
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