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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing CSS 62 50 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.87% 7.20% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.31% 24.04% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £224 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
255 208 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.27% 29.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 150 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 -3 55 £313 +4.16% 11
West Wales -4 1 £120 - 2
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 117 (94.35%) HTML
2 81 (65.32%) JavaScript
3 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (41.13%) HTML5
5 44 (35.48%) jQuery
6 41 (33.06%) .NET
6 41 (33.06%) Web Services
7 40 (32.26%) Java
8 39 (31.45%) SQL
8 39 (31.45%) Scrum
9 37 (29.84%) XML
9 37 (29.84%) AngularJS
10 36 (29.03%) CSS3
11 34 (27.42%) C#
11 34 (27.42%) Microsoft
12 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 31 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 28 (22.58%) MVC
13 28 (22.58%) Spring
14 24 (19.35%) SC Cleared
15 23 (18.55%) Hibernate
15 23 (18.55%) OO
16 22 (17.74%) JSF
16 22 (17.74%) TDD
16 22 (17.74%) Ajax
16 22 (17.74%) User Experience
17 21 (16.94%) Subversion
18 20 (16.13%) J2EE
19 19 (15.32%) SOAP
19 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (8.87%) Tomcat
1 11 (8.87%) Confluence
2 8 (6.45%) JBoss
3 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.84%) IIS
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.03%) FileNet
5 4 (3.23%) Apache
5 4 (3.23%) Node.js
5 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.42%) CMS
6 3 (2.42%) nginx
7 2 (1.61%) Liferay
7 2 (1.61%) ArcSDE
7 2 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.61%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) HTTP
2 4 (3.23%) Skype
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
3 2 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.84%) MySQL
7 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Subversion
2 19 (15.32%) JIRA
3 18 (14.52%) Maven
4 16 (12.90%) Visual Studio
4 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.10%) Eclipse
6 13 (10.48%) Selenium
7 12 (9.68%) Hudson
8 11 (8.87%) Spock
8 11 (8.87%) Geb
9 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
10 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (5.65%) Ant
11 3 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.42%) Axure RP
11 3 (2.42%) QUnit
11 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.61%) Gradle
12 2 (1.61%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Back Office
3 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (85.48%) Developer
2 29 (23.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.52%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.26%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Designer
8 5 (4.03%) Junior
8 5 (4.03%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.23%) SOA Developer
9 4 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (2.42%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (2.42%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (94.35%) HTML
2 51 (41.13%) HTML5
3 44 (35.48%) jQuery
4 41 (33.06%) .NET
4 41 (33.06%) Web Services
5 37 (29.84%) XML
5 37 (29.84%) AngularJS
6 36 (29.03%) CSS3
7 28 (22.58%) Spring
8 23 (18.55%) Hibernate
9 22 (17.74%) JSF
9 22 (17.74%) Ajax
10 20 (16.13%) J2EE
11 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
11 19 (15.32%) SOAP
11 19 (15.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (14.52%) XSLT
13 17 (13.71%) Sass
14 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (9.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) User Experience
2 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.23%) NHS
2 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.42%) Human Factors
3 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.61%) GIS
4 2 (1.61%) W3C
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) iPhone
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Windows
1 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.45%) Scrum
3 28 (22.58%) MVC
4 23 (18.55%) OO
5 22 (17.74%) TDD
6 19 (15.32%) Open Source
7 16 (12.90%) DevOps
7 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.90%) OOA/OOD
8 13 (10.48%) RUP
8 13 (10.48%) DSDM
8 13 (10.48%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.68%) SDLC
10 11 (8.87%) SOA
10 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.87%) Release Management
11 10 (8.06%) Pair Programming
12 9 (7.26%) UML
12 9 (7.26%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 81 (65.32%) JavaScript
2 40 (32.26%) Java
3 39 (31.45%) SQL
4 34 (27.42%) C#
5 18 (14.52%) PHP
6 16 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.23%) Perl
7 4 (3.23%) Python
7 4 (3.23%) Scala
8 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.42%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.42%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.06%) Degree
4 3 (2.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
3 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Puppet
1 2 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Nagios
2 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Twitter
3 9 (7.26%) IBM
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle
5 4 (3.23%) Zend
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) OpenText
7 2 (1.61%) Alterian
7 2 (1.61%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.61%) ESRI
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) Apple
8 1 (0.81%) Sencha
8 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glamorgan
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
Haverfordwest, Dyfed
Quality Cottages and Quality Unearthed
Rate: Rate depending on experience.
Posted: 26 days ago
Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £28 - 31 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago