The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 85 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.64% 5.24% 6.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.95% 25.64% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 4 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -15.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
- +30.11%
CSS
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
224 39 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.96% 20.42% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 18 42
Average daily rate £373 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 82 £375 +30.43% 42
Sunderland -6 1 - - 1
Gateshead - - - - 3
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
CSS
North East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

1 100 (100.00%) HTML
2 72 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (50.00%) Java
4 49 (49.00%) HTML5
5 48 (48.00%) CSS3
6 47 (47.00%) JavaScript
7 39 (39.00%) REST
8 36 (36.00%) Scala
8 36 (36.00%) Ajax
9 32 (32.00%) JSON
10 31 (31.00%) Ruby
10 31 (31.00%) Python
11 27 (27.00%) C#
11 27 (27.00%) User Experience
12 26 (26.00%) Web Design
13 25 (25.00%) Web Development
14 22 (22.00%) Automated Testing
14 22 (22.00%) RESTful
14 22 (22.00%) Rapid Prototyping
15 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
16 18 (18.00%) UNIX
16 18 (18.00%) Linux
16 18 (18.00%) Subversion
17 17 (17.00%) Mac OS X
17 17 (17.00%) Scrum
17 17 (17.00%) Relational Database
18 16 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (16.00%) jQuery
19 14 (14.00%) Visualisation

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (7.00%) JBoss
3 4 (4.00%) Apache
3 4 (4.00%) WordPress
4 3 (3.00%) CMS
4 3 (3.00%) Drupal
4 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.00%) Confluence
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.00%) MS Office
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.00%) Subversion
3 9 (9.00%) JUnit
4 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.00%) Maven
5 5 (5.00%) Hudson
6 4 (4.00%) Axure RP
7 3 (3.00%) JIRA
8 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.00%) Finance
1 2 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.00%) Electronics
2 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.00%) Law
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.00%) Publishing
2 1 (1.00%) Banking
2 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (72.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) UX Designer
2 18 (18.00%) Designer
3 17 (17.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 9 (9.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Web Content Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Front-End Web Developer
12 1 (1.00%) WordPress Developer
12 1 (1.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.00%) HTML Developer
12 1 (1.00%) .NET Developer
12 1 (1.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) HTML
2 49 (49.00%) HTML5
3 48 (48.00%) CSS3
4 39 (39.00%) REST
5 36 (36.00%) Ajax
6 32 (32.00%) JSON
7 22 (22.00%) RESTful
8 16 (16.00%) jQuery
9 14 (14.00%) .NET
9 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (12.00%) Spring
11 5 (5.00%) JMS
11 5 (5.00%) JPA
11 5 (5.00%) Apache CXF
12 4 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.00%) Java EE
13 3 (3.00%) J2EE
13 3 (3.00%) SOAP
13 3 (3.00%) Web Services
13 3 (3.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) User Experience
2 14 (14.00%) Visualisation
3 9 (9.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.00%) Open Source
5 5 (5.00%) GIS
6 3 (3.00%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.00%) W3C
7 1 (1.00%) DTV
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) UNIX
1 18 (18.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.00%) Android
3 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) Web Design
3 25 (25.00%) Web Development
4 22 (22.00%) Automated Testing
4 22 (22.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 17 (17.00%) Scrum
7 16 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (14.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.00%) Line Management
10 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (10.00%) MVC
12 8 (8.00%) TDD
12 8 (8.00%) Customer Insight
12 8 (8.00%) Usability Testing
12 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 3 (3.00%) Release Management
15 2 (2.00%) SOA
15 2 (2.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.00%) Java
2 47 (47.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (36.00%) Scala
4 31 (31.00%) Python
4 31 (31.00%) Ruby
5 27 (27.00%) C#
6 5 (5.00%) SQL
7 2 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
1 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.00%) Adobe
2 3 (3.00%) Lotus
3 2 (2.00%) Google
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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