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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 51 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.03% 8.36% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 31.49% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 21
Average daily rate £363 £468 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.45% +43.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £531 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
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
204 181 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.13% 26.54% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 119 64
Average daily rate £370 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -9 38 £363 -25.64% 16
West Wales +21 6 £265 +0.95% 3
North Wales - 3 - - 6
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (92.36%) HTML
2 143 (91.08%) JavaScript
3 100 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (47.13%) jQuery
5 69 (43.95%) TDD
5 69 (43.95%) MVC
6 68 (43.31%) .NET
7 67 (42.68%) Scrum
8 63 (40.13%) C#
8 63 (40.13%) XML
9 61 (38.85%) Ajax
10 60 (38.22%) Web Services
11 54 (34.39%) OO
12 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
12 53 (33.76%) SQL
13 52 (33.12%) ASP.NET
14 49 (31.21%) HTML5
15 43 (27.39%) Java
15 43 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
17 36 (22.93%) Software Engineering
18 35 (22.29%) SOAP
18 35 (22.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (22.29%) CSS3
19 30 (19.11%) Unit Testing
19 30 (19.11%) Git (software)
19 30 (19.11%) Subversion
20 29 (18.47%) XSLT
21 27 (17.20%) Security Cleared
22 26 (16.56%) AngularJS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (14.65%) IIS
2 10 (6.37%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.73%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.82%) Confluence
4 6 (3.82%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.55%) Apache
6 4 (2.55%) CMS
6 4 (2.55%) JBoss
7 3 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.91%) Node.js
8 2 (1.27%) Liferay
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.64%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.65%) HTTP
2 4 (2.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (12.74%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.28%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (7.64%) MySQL
5 12 (7.64%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.82%) Neo4j
7 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.55%) Redis
8 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.91%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.64%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (19.11%) Git (software)
1 30 (19.11%) Subversion
2 23 (14.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (13.38%) Cucumber
3 21 (13.38%) Selenium
3 21 (13.38%) Visual Studio
4 19 (12.10%) Jenkins
5 16 (10.19%) Hudson
5 16 (10.19%) JIRA
5 16 (10.19%) Maven
6 12 (7.64%) Jasmine
6 12 (7.64%) QUnit
6 12 (7.64%) Sinon.JS
7 9 (5.73%) Ant
7 9 (5.73%) Trac
8 7 (4.46%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.82%) Axure RP
9 6 (3.82%) Geb
9 6 (3.82%) Spock
9 6 (3.82%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (7.64%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Legal
2 10 (6.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 145 (92.36%) Developer
2 46 (29.30%) .NET Developer
3 27 (17.20%) Java Developer
4 26 (16.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 20 (12.74%) SQL Developer
6 16 (10.19%) HTML Developer
6 16 (10.19%) Senior Developer
7 15 (9.55%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (7.64%) Web Developer
9 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.73%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.73%) PHP Developer
11 9 (5.73%) Website Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Agile Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Digital Developer
12 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 7 (4.46%) UI Developer
13 6 (3.82%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (92.36%) HTML
2 74 (47.13%) jQuery
3 68 (43.31%) .NET
4 63 (40.13%) XML
5 61 (38.85%) Ajax
6 60 (38.22%) Web Services
7 52 (33.12%) ASP.NET
8 49 (31.21%) HTML5
9 35 (22.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (22.29%) CSS3
9 35 (22.29%) SOAP
10 29 (18.47%) XSLT
11 26 (16.56%) AngularJS
12 25 (15.92%) Spring
13 22 (14.01%) Hibernate
14 20 (12.74%) WCF
15 19 (12.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (10.83%) RESTful
17 16 (10.19%) J2EE
17 16 (10.19%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) User Experience
2 12 (7.64%) NHS
3 7 (4.46%) W3C
4 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.64%) iSeries
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.74%) Unix
2 15 (9.55%) Android
3 13 (8.28%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.37%) Linux
4 10 (6.37%) Windows
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (43.95%) MVC
2 69 (43.95%) TDD
3 67 (42.68%) Scrum
4 54 (34.39%) OO
5 43 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (22.93%) Software Engineering
7 30 (19.11%) Unit Testing
8 24 (15.29%) UML
9 18 (11.46%) BDD
10 17 (10.83%) OOP
11 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
11 16 (10.19%) Regression Testing
11 16 (10.19%) Software Testing
12 14 (8.92%) Analytics
12 14 (8.92%) Web Development
13 13 (8.28%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (7.64%) Coaching
14 12 (7.64%) DevOps
15 11 (7.01%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 143 (91.08%) JavaScript
2 63 (40.13%) C#
3 53 (33.76%) SQL
4 43 (27.39%) Java
5 19 (12.10%) PHP
6 16 (10.19%) Perl
7 15 (9.55%) XPath
8 13 (8.28%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.18%) Go
9 5 (3.18%) Python
9 5 (3.18%) Ruby
9 5 (3.18%) Scala
9 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.55%) VBScript
11 3 (1.91%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.82%) Degree
4 3 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.55%) IBM
3 8 (5.10%) Twitter
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle
5 3 (1.91%) Zend
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
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