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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.21% 10.53% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 27.27% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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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
51 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.91% 38.60% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 6
Average daily rate £335 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.15%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) GIS
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) DTS
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) Ingres
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) VB6

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) Ingres
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft