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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing CSS 52 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.37% 1.38% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.76% 8.99% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 6 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £243 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -31.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
210 89 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.75% 15.40% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 64 83
Average daily rate £350 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +23 48 £300 +13.20% 18
West Wales -2 2 - - 1
North Wales - - - - 7
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 83 (93.26%) HTML
2 78 (87.64%) JavaScript
3 37 (41.57%) HTML5
4 33 (37.08%) jQuery
5 30 (33.71%) Ajax
6 27 (30.34%) CSS3
7 25 (28.09%) .NET
8 24 (26.97%) SQL
9 22 (24.72%) PHP
10 21 (23.60%) Java
11 17 (19.10%) C#
11 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
12 16 (17.98%) XML
12 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.61%) Web Design
13 13 (14.61%) Scala
14 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
14 12 (13.48%) MVC
15 11 (12.36%) Spring
15 11 (12.36%) OO
15 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
15 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.36%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (11.24%) REST
16 10 (11.24%) JSF
17 9 (10.11%) Subversion
17 9 (10.11%) Intranet
17 9 (10.11%) Jasmine
18 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
18 8 (8.99%) MongoDB

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.62%) Node.js
4 4 (4.49%) Apache
5 3 (3.37%) Kentico
5 3 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.25%) IIS
6 2 (2.25%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.12%) WordPress
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Drupal
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Basecamp
1 3 (3.37%) Trello
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) Intranet
2 8 (8.99%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) VPN
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) Extranet
3 1 (1.12%) L2TP
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.87%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.25%) MS Access
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.12%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Jasmine
2 9 (10.11%) Subversion
3 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.74%) JUnit
6 5 (5.62%) Ant
6 5 (5.62%) Maven
7 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.37%) Grunt
8 3 (3.37%) QUnit
8 3 (3.37%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (2.25%) Trac
9 2 (2.25%) Hudson
9 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.25%) JMeter
9 2 (2.25%) JIRA
10 1 (1.12%) Selenium
10 1 (1.12%) PhantomJS
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Front Office
3 2 (2.25%) Advertising
3 2 (2.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Web Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.24%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.11%) UI Developer
6 9 (10.11%) UI Programmer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.87%) UI Designer
8 7 (7.87%) Designer
9 5 (5.62%) Scala Developer
9 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (5.62%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Web Designer
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Server Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (93.26%) HTML
2 37 (41.57%) HTML5
3 33 (37.08%) jQuery
4 30 (33.71%) Ajax
5 27 (30.34%) CSS3
6 25 (28.09%) .NET
7 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
8 16 (17.98%) XML
9 11 (12.36%) Spring
10 10 (11.24%) JSF
10 10 (11.24%) REST
11 8 (8.99%) PrimeFaces
11 8 (8.99%) Web Services
11 8 (8.99%) Hibernate
12 7 (7.87%) JSP
12 7 (7.87%) JSON
12 7 (7.87%) Play Framework
12 7 (7.87%) Sass
13 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.25%) W3C
2 2 (2.25%) GIS
2 2 (2.25%) Informatics
3 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) Clustering
3 1 (1.12%) Open Source
3 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Android
2 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) Web Design
2 12 (13.48%) MVC
3 11 (12.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (12.36%) OO
4 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.87%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.74%) Scrum
6 6 (6.74%) TDD
6 6 (6.74%) OOP
6 6 (6.74%) OOD
6 6 (6.74%) BDD
7 5 (5.62%) Cyber Security
7 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.49%) Web Development
8 4 (4.49%) Analytics
9 3 (3.37%) CRM
10 2 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 78 (87.64%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.97%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) PHP
4 21 (23.60%) Java
5 17 (19.10%) C#
6 13 (14.61%) Scala
7 6 (6.74%) Ruby
8 5 (5.62%) Python
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) PHP5
9 2 (2.25%) PHP4
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) WCAG
1 7 (7.87%) WAI
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) IBM
3 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) LANDesk
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