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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing CSS 55 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.24% 5.09% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.27% 18.45% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £19.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
247 206 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.04% 27.61% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 148 52
Average daily rate £315 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 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 31 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
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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 +7 45 £325 +8.33% 17
West Wales +1 4 £450 -
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 98 (92.45%) HTML
2 68 (64.15%) JavaScript
3 45 (42.45%) HTML5
4 44 (41.51%) jQuery
5 40 (37.74%) .NET
5 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (31.13%) CSS3
7 32 (30.19%) Web Services
8 29 (27.36%) C#
8 29 (27.36%) AngularJS
9 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
10 26 (24.53%) Java
10 26 (24.53%) Scrum
11 25 (23.58%) MVC
11 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
12 24 (22.64%) XML
13 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
14 22 (20.75%) SQL
15 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
16 19 (17.92%) Visual Studio
16 19 (17.92%) User Experience
17 18 (16.98%) ASP.NET
18 17 (16.04%) Ajax
19 16 (15.09%) OO
20 15 (14.15%) Spring
21 14 (13.21%) .NET Framework
21 14 (13.21%) PHP
21 14 (13.21%) Sass
22 13 (12.26%) TDD
22 13 (12.26%) JIRA

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
1 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (5.66%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) JBoss
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.72%) Confluence
3 5 (4.72%) FileNet
4 4 (3.77%) Apache
4 4 (3.77%) Node.js
5 3 (2.83%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.83%) nginx
6 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.89%) CMS
6 2 (1.89%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.94%) WordPress
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) HTTP
1 3 (2.83%) Skype
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.77%) MySQL
8 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.94%) MS Access
9 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.26%) JIRA
3 11 (10.38%) Subversion
4 10 (9.43%) Eclipse
5 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.60%) Selenium
7 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.72%) Maven
8 5 (4.72%) Spock
8 5 (4.72%) Geb
8 5 (4.72%) Hudson
9 3 (2.83%) QUnit
9 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.89%) Gradle
10 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.89%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (7.55%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Back Office
3 2 (1.89%) Legal
3 2 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (80.19%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.38%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.60%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Designer
6 7 (6.60%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.77%) SOA Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Junior
10 3 (2.83%) Tester
10 3 (2.83%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (1.89%) UX Designer
11 2 (1.89%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (92.45%) HTML
2 45 (42.45%) HTML5
3 44 (41.51%) jQuery
4 40 (37.74%) .NET
5 33 (31.13%) CSS3
6 32 (30.19%) Web Services
7 29 (27.36%) AngularJS
8 24 (22.64%) XML
9 18 (16.98%) ASP.NET
10 17 (16.04%) Ajax
11 15 (14.15%) Spring
12 14 (13.21%) .NET Framework
12 14 (13.21%) Sass
13 11 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (10.38%) SOAP
14 10 (9.43%) Hibernate
14 10 (9.43%) RESTful
15 9 (8.49%) Entity Framework
15 9 (8.49%) Backbone.js
15 9 (8.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) User Experience
2 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.77%) Human Factors
4 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) W3C
5 2 (1.89%) GIS
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) CMDB
6 1 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) Scrum
3 25 (23.58%) MVC
4 16 (15.09%) OO
5 13 (12.26%) TDD
6 9 (8.49%) SOA
6 9 (8.49%) Open Source
7 8 (7.55%) Web Development
7 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.55%) BDD
7 8 (7.55%) CRM
8 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.60%) RUP
8 7 (6.60%) DSDM
8 7 (6.60%) DevOps
9 6 (5.66%) SDLC
10 5 (4.72%) Release Management
10 5 (4.72%) Usability Testing
10 5 (4.72%) Rapid Prototyping
10 5 (4.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (64.15%) JavaScript
2 29 (27.36%) C#
3 26 (24.53%) Java
4 22 (20.75%) SQL
5 14 (13.21%) PHP
6 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.77%) Perl
7 4 (3.77%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) Scala
8 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.83%) Ruby
8 3 (2.83%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.38%) Degree
4 3 (2.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.94%) vCloud
2 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Puppet
1 2 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Nagios
2 1 (0.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Twitter
3 4 (3.77%) IBM
3 4 (3.77%) Zend
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) OpenText
4 3 (2.83%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) Alterian
5 2 (1.89%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.89%) ESRI
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) Sencha
6 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
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