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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 82 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.81% 5.58% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.79% 19.67% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 5 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
217 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.91% 28.37% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 32 37
Average daily rate £360 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 75 £375 +25.00% 17
Sunderland +1 5 £225 - 2
Gateshead - - - - 6
CSS
North East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 117 (97.50%) HTML
2 80 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 51 (42.50%) Java
5 46 (38.33%) HTML5
6 45 (37.50%) CSS3
7 44 (36.67%) Ajax
8 39 (32.50%) Scala
9 37 (30.83%) User Experience
10 36 (30.00%) REST
10 36 (30.00%) JSON
11 34 (28.33%) Ruby
11 34 (28.33%) Python
12 33 (27.50%) C#
13 31 (25.83%) Web Design
14 29 (24.17%) Rapid Prototyping
15 28 (23.33%) Web Development
16 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
16 23 (19.17%) jQuery
16 23 (19.17%) Automated Testing
16 23 (19.17%) RESTful
17 21 (17.50%) Subversion
17 21 (17.50%) Linux
18 20 (16.67%) UNIX
18 20 (16.67%) Relational Database
19 19 (15.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 19 (15.83%) Mac OS X
19 19 (15.83%) Configuration Management
20 18 (15.00%) Scrum
21 17 (14.17%) HTTP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (5.00%) JBoss
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.33%) WordPress
3 4 (3.33%) Apache
4 3 (2.50%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) Drupal
4 3 (2.50%) Confluence
5 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Photoshop
1 9 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.50%) Subversion
3 10 (8.33%) Axure RP
4 9 (7.50%) JUnit
5 4 (3.33%) Hudson
5 4 (3.33%) Maven
5 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.33%) JIRA
5 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.50%) Electronics
2 2 (1.67%) Military
2 2 (1.67%) Marketing
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Law
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (62.50%) Developer
2 31 (25.83%) Designer
3 27 (22.50%) UX Designer
4 17 (14.17%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Scala Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.50%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Web Content Developer
12 2 (1.67%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (1.67%) Web Designer
12 2 (1.67%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (1.67%) UI Designer
13 1 (0.83%) Project Manager
13 1 (0.83%) Project Planner
13 1 (0.83%) Programmer
13 1 (0.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (97.50%) HTML
2 46 (38.33%) HTML5
3 45 (37.50%) CSS3
4 44 (36.67%) Ajax
5 36 (30.00%) REST
5 36 (30.00%) JSON
6 23 (19.17%) jQuery
6 23 (19.17%) RESTful
7 15 (12.50%) .NET
8 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET
9 12 (10.00%) Spring
10 7 (5.83%) XML
11 6 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (5.00%) Web Services
12 4 (3.33%) Java EE
12 4 (3.33%) Apache CXF
12 4 (3.33%) JPA
12 4 (3.33%) Spring MVC
12 4 (3.33%) JMS
13 3 (2.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.83%) User Experience
2 16 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 13 (10.83%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.50%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.83%) Open Source
6 5 (4.17%) W3C
7 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.33%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) DTV
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Linux
2 20 (16.67%) UNIX
3 19 (15.83%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.83%) Web Design
3 29 (24.17%) Rapid Prototyping
4 28 (23.33%) Web Development
5 23 (19.17%) Automated Testing
6 19 (15.83%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (15.83%) Configuration Management
7 18 (15.00%) Scrum
8 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.83%) Line Management
10 12 (10.00%) Customer Insight
11 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (9.17%) Usability Testing
11 11 (9.17%) MVC
12 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.50%) TDD
13 5 (4.17%) Web Application Development
14 3 (2.50%) Unit Testing
14 3 (2.50%) Release Management
14 3 (2.50%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 51 (42.50%) Java
3 39 (32.50%) Scala
4 34 (28.33%) Ruby
4 34 (28.33%) Python
5 33 (27.50%) C#
6 8 (6.67%) SQL
7 5 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
1 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (7.50%) Adobe
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.50%) Google
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle
4 2 (1.67%) Lotus
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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