The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 5 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 12.50% 7.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
CSS
South East

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 Thames Valley region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 31.25% 14.29% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £230 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% -
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 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

CSS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM