The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 28 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.19% 5.77% 10.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 17.65% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£335 £343 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -3.52%
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 £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.31% 32.69% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 11
Average daily rate £335 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £356 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) GIS
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) DTS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Ingres
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DTS
3 1 (12.50%) Ingres
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft