The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing CSS 51 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.69% 6.37% 9.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.08% 20.00% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £356 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
254 230 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.33% 31.86% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 153 65
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
South Wales -2 35 £375 +3.44% 17
North Wales - 3 £350 - 3
West Wales -4 1 - - 3
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

1 110 (94.02%) HTML
2 92 (78.63%) JavaScript
3 59 (50.43%) HTML5
4 54 (46.15%) .NET
5 53 (45.30%) jQuery
6 49 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (40.17%) CSS3
8 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
8 37 (31.62%) Microsoft
9 36 (30.77%) MVC
10 35 (29.91%) Visual Studio
11 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
11 32 (27.35%) Ajax
12 31 (26.50%) XML
13 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
14 29 (24.79%) REST
14 29 (24.79%) C#
15 27 (23.08%) SC Cleared
16 26 (22.22%) JSON
16 26 (22.22%) Scala
16 26 (22.22%) Web Services
16 26 (22.22%) User Experience
17 24 (20.51%) JUnit
17 24 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
17 24 (20.51%) WCF
18 23 (19.66%) Jenkins
19 22 (18.80%) CRM
19 22 (18.80%) Subversion
20 21 (17.95%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 18 (15.38%) IIS
2 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.13%) JBoss
4 6 (5.13%) Apache
4 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.42%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.56%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.71%) ArcSDE
7 2 (1.71%) Mule
7 2 (1.71%) nginx
7 2 (1.71%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.71%) Node.js
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Photoshop
1 8 (6.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (5.13%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Summit
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.84%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) HTTP
2 11 (9.40%) Intranet
3 8 (6.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (14.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.13%) MySQL
5 2 (1.71%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (29.91%) Visual Studio
2 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 24 (20.51%) JUnit
3 23 (19.66%) Jenkins
4 22 (18.80%) Subversion
5 19 (16.24%) Jasmine
6 6 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.56%) QUnit
7 3 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.71%) Gradle
8 2 (1.71%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.71%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.71%) JMeter
8 2 (1.71%) JIRA
8 2 (1.71%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.71%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Publishing
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Electronics
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (77.78%) Developer
2 21 (17.95%) CRM Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Scala Developer
5 13 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Designer
8 8 (6.84%) Architect
8 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.84%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.98%) UX Designer
10 6 (5.13%) CRM Architect
11 5 (4.27%) Web Project Manager
11 5 (4.27%) Web Manager
12 4 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Front-End Web Developer
12 4 (3.42%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.42%) AWS Developer
13 3 (2.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (94.02%) HTML
2 59 (50.43%) HTML5
3 54 (46.15%) .NET
4 53 (45.30%) jQuery
5 47 (40.17%) CSS3
6 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
7 32 (27.35%) Ajax
8 31 (26.50%) XML
9 29 (24.79%) REST
10 26 (22.22%) Web Services
10 26 (22.22%) JSON
11 24 (20.51%) WCF
12 21 (17.95%) .NET Framework
13 19 (16.24%) Entity Framework
14 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 15 (12.82%) Play Framework
16 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
17 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (3.42%) Human Factors
3 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.56%) DTV
3 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) GIS
4 2 (1.71%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.77%) MVC
3 22 (18.80%) CRM
4 18 (15.38%) Scrum
5 10 (8.55%) TDD
6 8 (6.84%) Content Management
6 8 (6.84%) Web Design
6 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.27%) OO
7 5 (4.27%) Migration
8 4 (3.42%) Web Development
8 4 (3.42%) Usability Testing
9 3 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.56%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.56%) RUP
9 3 (2.56%) DSDM
9 3 (2.56%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (2.56%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 92 (78.63%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.79%) C#
3 26 (22.22%) Scala
4 17 (14.53%) Java
5 9 (7.69%) SQL
6 8 (6.84%) PHP
7 3 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (1.71%) Python
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 27 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) vSphere
1 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
1 1 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Alterian
3 6 (5.13%) Adobe
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
4 3 (2.56%) Google
5 2 (1.71%) Zend
5 2 (1.71%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.71%) ESRI
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) ILOG
6 1 (0.85%) Apple
6 1 (0.85%) Sencha
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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