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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 52 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.07% 5.36% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.75% 17.72% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £371 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
293 237 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.19% 30.23% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 159 60
Average daily rate £350 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.38 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.93% +18.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 39 £350 +16.66% 18
West Wales +3 4 £450 +28.57% 2
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 99 (95.19%) HTML
2 78 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (44.23%) .NET
4 45 (43.27%) HTML5
5 43 (41.35%) jQuery
6 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (31.73%) CSS3
8 29 (27.88%) MVC
8 29 (27.88%) C#
8 29 (27.88%) Web Services
8 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
9 27 (25.96%) Visual Studio
10 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 25 (24.04%) ASP.NET
12 24 (23.08%) User Experience
13 23 (22.12%) AngularJS
13 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
14 22 (21.15%) .NET Framework
14 22 (21.15%) Scrum
15 20 (19.23%) XML
15 20 (19.23%) Java
15 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
16 17 (16.35%) SQL
17 16 (15.38%) Entity Framework
18 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (13.46%) Ajax
18 14 (13.46%) CRM
19 13 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
20 12 (11.54%) IIS
20 12 (11.54%) OO

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (11.54%) IIS
2 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.81%) JBoss
5 5 (4.81%) FileNet
6 4 (3.85%) Apache
7 3 (2.88%) nginx
7 3 (2.88%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.88%) Node.js
8 2 (1.92%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.96%) CMS
9 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Photoshop
1 10 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (6.73%) Fireworks
3 6 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.92%) MS Office
4 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Magento
3 1 (0.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) HTTP
1 3 (2.88%) Intranet
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.81%) MySQL
5 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.62%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.69%) JIRA
4 7 (6.73%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.77%) Subversion
6 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.88%) QUnit
7 3 (2.88%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.92%) Gradle
8 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.92%) JMeter
8 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.96%) Xcode
9 1 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Back Office
3 3 (2.88%) Publishing
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (10.58%) Designer
6 9 (8.65%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (7.69%) UX Designer
7 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.81%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.85%) SOA Developer
11 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Junior Developer
12 3 (2.88%) CRM Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (95.19%) HTML
2 46 (44.23%) .NET
3 45 (43.27%) HTML5
4 43 (41.35%) jQuery
5 33 (31.73%) CSS3
6 29 (27.88%) Web Services
7 25 (24.04%) ASP.NET
8 23 (22.12%) AngularJS
9 22 (21.15%) .NET Framework
10 20 (19.23%) XML
11 16 (15.38%) Entity Framework
12 14 (13.46%) Ajax
13 11 (10.58%) WCF
14 10 (9.62%) RESTful
14 10 (9.62%) Spring
14 10 (9.62%) Sass
15 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (7.69%) Backbone.js
17 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) User Experience
2 6 (5.77%) Human Factors
3 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.92%) W3C
5 2 (1.92%) GIS
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) iPhone
6 1 (0.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) MVC
3 22 (21.15%) Scrum
4 14 (13.46%) CRM
5 12 (11.54%) OO
6 9 (8.65%) SOA
7 8 (7.69%) TDD
7 8 (7.69%) Web Development
7 8 (7.69%) BDD
8 6 (5.77%) Usability Testing
9 5 (4.81%) BPEL
9 5 (4.81%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (3.85%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.85%) Web Design
10 4 (3.85%) Use Case
10 4 (3.85%) RAD
10 4 (3.85%) UML
11 3 (2.88%) Workflow
11 3 (2.88%) Migration
11 3 (2.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (27.88%) C#
3 20 (19.23%) Java
4 17 (16.35%) SQL
5 11 (10.58%) PHP
6 4 (3.85%) Perl
6 4 (3.85%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) Scala
7 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby
7 3 (2.88%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) Degree
4 3 (2.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.96%) vCloud
2 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Nagios
2 1 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.96%) SCOM
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Adobe
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) IBM
4 3 (2.88%) OpenText
4 3 (2.88%) Google
5 2 (1.92%) Zend
5 2 (1.92%) Alterian
5 2 (1.92%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.92%) ESRI
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.96%) Sencha
6 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago