The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 1.12% 5.45% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 9.09% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
CSS
West Wales

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 Swansea region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 33.71% 60.00% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Average daily rate £425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Informatics
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Akka
3 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) REST

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Akka
3 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft