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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 35 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing CSS 46 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.93% 2.34% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.25% 12.04% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £230 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £207 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £265 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.85 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 £11.70 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £13.30 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
CSS
UK

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
252 108 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.47% 19.42% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 69 84
Average daily rate £363 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £18.99 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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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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 +22 42 £325 +44.44% 15
West Wales -19 2 - - 1
North Wales - - - - 5
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UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 86 (94.51%) HTML
2 80 (87.91%) JavaScript
3 42 (46.15%) HTML5
4 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (40.66%) jQuery
6 34 (37.36%) Ajax
7 31 (34.07%) CSS3
8 28 (30.77%) .NET
9 25 (27.47%) SQL
9 25 (27.47%) PHP
10 23 (25.27%) Java
11 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET
12 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
13 18 (19.78%) MVC
14 17 (18.68%) C#
15 15 (16.48%) XML
15 15 (16.48%) OO
16 13 (14.29%) User Experience
16 13 (14.29%) Scala
17 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
17 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
17 12 (13.19%) Web Design
18 11 (12.09%) Spring
18 11 (12.09%) Coaching
18 11 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
19 10 (10.99%) REST
19 10 (10.99%) JSF
19 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
20 9 (9.89%) Web Services
20 9 (9.89%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.49%) Node.js
3 5 (5.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Drupal
6 1 (1.10%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.10%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.30%) Basecamp
1 3 (3.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
2 6 (6.59%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) MS Access
5 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.10%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.89%) Jasmine
2 9 (9.89%) Subversion
3 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.49%) Ant
4 5 (5.49%) JUnit
4 5 (5.49%) Maven
5 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.40%) QUnit
5 4 (4.40%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (3.30%) Hudson
6 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.30%) Trac
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
7 2 (2.20%) JMeter
7 2 (2.20%) Grunt
8 1 (1.10%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Front Office
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (86.81%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Web Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.79%) UI Developer
6 8 (8.79%) UI Programmer
7 7 (7.69%) Designer
7 7 (7.69%) UI Designer
7 7 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Web Designer
9 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Scala Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.20%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (94.51%) HTML
2 42 (46.15%) HTML5
3 37 (40.66%) jQuery
4 34 (37.36%) Ajax
5 31 (34.07%) CSS3
6 28 (30.77%) .NET
7 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET
8 15 (16.48%) XML
9 11 (12.09%) Spring
10 10 (10.99%) JSF
10 10 (10.99%) REST
11 9 (9.89%) Web Services
12 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
12 8 (8.79%) JSP
12 8 (8.79%) Sass
12 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
12 8 (8.79%) PrimeFaces
13 7 (7.69%) JSON
14 6 (6.59%) Velocity
14 6 (6.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.20%) W3C
3 2 (2.20%) GIS
3 2 (2.20%) Informatics
4 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) DTV
4 1 (1.10%) Open Source
4 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Android
2 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) MVC
3 15 (16.48%) OO
4 12 (13.19%) Web Design
5 11 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (12.09%) Coaching
6 8 (8.79%) OOP
6 8 (8.79%) Scrum
6 8 (8.79%) TDD
7 7 (7.69%) BDD
7 7 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.59%) OOD
9 5 (5.49%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.40%) Web Development
10 4 (4.40%) Analytics
11 3 (3.30%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 80 (87.91%) JavaScript
2 25 (27.47%) PHP
2 25 (27.47%) SQL
3 23 (25.27%) Java
4 17 (18.68%) C#
5 13 (14.29%) Scala
6 8 (8.79%) Ruby
7 7 (7.69%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) PHP5
8 2 (2.20%) PHP4
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) WCAG
1 7 (7.69%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) IBM
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
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