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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 62 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.99% 4.53% 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.23% 15.35% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £361
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 £32.54 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -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
292 241 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.63% 29.53% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 164 62
Average daily rate £388 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 42 £375 +7.14% 16
West Wales +10 4 £450 +28.57% 2
North Wales - 3 £350 - 3
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 101 (95.28%) HTML
2 79 (74.53%) JavaScript
3 55 (51.89%) .NET
4 45 (42.45%) HTML5
5 41 (38.68%) jQuery
6 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
8 36 (33.96%) Visual Studio
9 35 (33.02%) MVC
10 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
10 33 (31.13%) CSS3
11 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
12 29 (27.36%) C#
12 29 (27.36%) Security Cleared
13 28 (26.42%) SC Cleared
14 27 (25.47%) .NET Framework
15 26 (24.53%) User Experience
16 24 (22.64%) Web Services
17 22 (20.75%) CRM
17 22 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (20.75%) Entity Framework
18 21 (19.81%) Dynamics CRM
19 20 (18.87%) Scrum
20 19 (17.92%) XML
20 19 (17.92%) IIS
20 19 (17.92%) WCF
20 19 (17.92%) AngularJS
21 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
21 16 (15.09%) Java
22 15 (14.15%) SQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (17.92%) IIS
2 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.77%) JBoss
4 4 (3.77%) Apache
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.83%) nginx
5 3 (2.83%) Node.js
5 3 (2.83%) FileNet
5 3 (2.83%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.89%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Photoshop
1 10 (9.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (6.60%) Fireworks
3 6 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.77%) MS Office
4 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Office 365
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Intranet
2 4 (3.77%) HTTP
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.72%) MySQL
5 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.94%) MS Access
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (33.96%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.60%) Subversion
2 7 (6.60%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.66%) JIRA
4 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.77%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.83%) QUnit
6 3 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.89%) JMeter
7 2 (1.89%) JUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Gradle
7 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.89%) Selenium
7 2 (1.89%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.72%) Finance
1 5 (4.72%) Publishing
2 3 (2.83%) Back Office
3 2 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (73.58%) Developer
2 21 (19.81%) CRM Developer
3 19 (17.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 14 (13.21%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Designer
6 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (7.55%) UX Designer
8 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Architect
9 6 (5.66%) CRM Architect
10 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.72%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.77%) SOA Developer
12 3 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Tester
12 3 (2.83%) C# Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (95.28%) HTML
2 55 (51.89%) .NET
3 45 (42.45%) HTML5
4 41 (38.68%) jQuery
5 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
5 33 (31.13%) CSS3
6 27 (25.47%) .NET Framework
7 24 (22.64%) Web Services
8 22 (20.75%) Entity Framework
9 19 (17.92%) XML
9 19 (17.92%) WCF
9 19 (17.92%) AngularJS
10 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 13 (12.26%) Ajax
12 10 (9.43%) Sass
13 8 (7.55%) REST
13 8 (7.55%) RESTful
13 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (7.55%) JSON
14 7 (6.60%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) User Experience
2 6 (5.66%) Human Factors
3 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.89%) GIS
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) W3C
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.02%) MVC
3 22 (20.75%) CRM
4 20 (18.87%) Scrum
5 11 (10.38%) OO
6 8 (7.55%) TDD
7 7 (6.60%) SOA
8 6 (5.66%) BDD
8 6 (5.66%) Web Development
8 6 (5.66%) Usability Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (4.72%) Web Design
9 5 (4.72%) Migration
9 5 (4.72%) Content Management
10 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.77%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.77%) Use Case
11 3 (2.83%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (2.83%) Customer Insight
11 3 (2.83%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 79 (74.53%) JavaScript
2 29 (27.36%) C#
3 16 (15.09%) Java
4 15 (14.15%) SQL
5 11 (10.38%) PHP
6 6 (5.66%) Scala
7 4 (3.77%) Perl
7 4 (3.77%) Python
8 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.83%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (27.36%) Security Cleared
2 28 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) Degree
4 3 (2.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) vSphere
1 1 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.94%) SCOM
1 1 (0.94%) Ansible
1 1 (0.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) Adobe
3 4 (3.77%) Alterian
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) OpenText
4 3 (2.83%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) ESRI
5 2 (1.89%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.94%) Sencha
6 1 (0.94%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: £284 - £285 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago