The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 33 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.53% 3.51% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.56% 17.91% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Average daily rate
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£361 £268 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.04% -23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £296 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
CSS
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.61% 19.59% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 30
Average daily rate £350 £316 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -8.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £583 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 54 (81.82%) HTML
2 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
3 32 (48.48%) jQuery
4 28 (42.42%) HTML5
5 25 (37.88%) SQL
6 24 (36.36%) CSS3
7 20 (30.30%) Java
7 20 (30.30%) Spring
8 18 (27.27%) MVC
8 18 (27.27%) XML
9 14 (21.21%) Linux
9 14 (21.21%) .NET
10 13 (19.70%) C#
10 13 (19.70%) Scrum
11 12 (18.18%) JSF
11 12 (18.18%) Ajax
11 12 (18.18%) GitHub
12 11 (16.67%) Content Management
12 11 (16.67%) Photoshop
13 10 (15.15%) J2EE
13 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
13 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
13 10 (15.15%) TDD
13 10 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (15.15%) Hibernate
13 10 (15.15%) CMS
13 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
14 9 (13.64%) Backbone.js
14 9 (13.64%) Maven

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (15.15%) CMS
2 9 (13.64%) ColdFusion
3 8 (12.12%) Railo
4 6 (9.09%) Apache
4 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 10 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) GitHub
2 8 (12.12%) Heroku
2 8 (12.12%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) SSH
2 5 (7.58%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.58%) MySQL
5 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Maven
1 9 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 8 (12.12%) Ant
2 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 8 (12.12%) RSpec
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.12%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (12.12%) Sublime Text
3 7 (10.61%) Selenium
3 7 (10.61%) Subversion
3 7 (10.61%) JUnit
4 5 (7.58%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.06%) Retail
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (72.73%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Web Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Designer
5 8 (12.12%) Web Designer
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Junior
9 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (81.82%) HTML
2 32 (48.48%) jQuery
3 28 (42.42%) HTML5
4 24 (36.36%) CSS3
5 20 (30.30%) Spring
6 18 (27.27%) XML
7 14 (21.21%) .NET
8 12 (18.18%) JSF
8 12 (18.18%) Ajax
9 10 (15.15%) J2EE
9 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
9 10 (15.15%) Hibernate
9 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
10 9 (13.64%) Backbone.js
11 8 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (12.12%) ColdBox
12 6 (9.09%) XML Schema
12 6 (9.09%) JAX-WS
12 6 (9.09%) Spring MVC
13 5 (7.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) W3C
1 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
1 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.52%) Social Media
2 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Mac OS
3 7 (10.61%) UNIX
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) MVC
2 13 (19.70%) Scrum
3 11 (16.67%) Content Management
4 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.15%) TDD
5 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.61%) OOD
6 6 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.03%) B2B
8 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Release Management
8 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.52%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.88%) SQL
3 20 (30.30%) Java
4 13 (19.70%) C#
5 8 (12.12%) CFML
5 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Facebook
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter
5 1 (1.52%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
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