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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 73 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.69% 2.98% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.44% 11.28% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 7 15
Average daily rate
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£420 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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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
266 133 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.33% 26.44% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 65 75
Average daily rate £375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 +23 68 £420 +95.34% 15
West Wales -18 1 £550 +107.54% 1
North Wales - - - - 8
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UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 121 (97.58%) HTML
2 99 (79.84%) JavaScript
3 71 (57.26%) HTML5
4 66 (53.23%) CSS3
5 63 (50.81%) jQuery
6 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (38.71%) Ajax
8 42 (33.87%) MVC
9 39 (31.45%) .NET
10 32 (25.81%) Subversion
11 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 31 (25.00%) Scala
12 30 (24.19%) REST
13 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
13 29 (23.39%) XML
13 29 (23.39%) PHP
13 29 (23.39%) Java
14 28 (22.58%) SQL
14 28 (22.58%) Jenkins
15 27 (21.77%) C#
15 27 (21.77%) Git (software)
15 27 (21.77%) JSON
16 24 (19.35%) Scrum
17 23 (18.55%) JUnit
18 20 (16.13%) HTTP
18 20 (16.13%) Jasmine
19 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (14.52%) TDD
21 17 (13.71%) Spring
22 16 (12.90%) Play Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.06%) JBoss
3 10 (8.06%) Apache
4 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.23%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.42%) Node.js
6 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.61%) Mule
7 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.61%) IIS
7 2 (1.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.81%) WordPress
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Summit
3 1 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Basecamp
2 3 (2.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.13%) HTTP
2 9 (7.26%) Intranet
3 6 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.65%) MySQL
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.23%) MS Access
6 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.61%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 32 (25.81%) Subversion
2 28 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 27 (21.77%) Git (software)
4 23 (18.55%) JUnit
5 20 (16.13%) Jasmine
6 14 (11.29%) Visual Studio
7 12 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (8.06%) Eclipse
9 8 (6.45%) JIRA
9 8 (6.45%) JMeter
10 7 (5.65%) Selenium
11 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.03%) ReSharper
12 5 (4.03%) Gradle
12 5 (4.03%) Artifactory
13 4 (3.23%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (3.23%) QUnit
13 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
14 3 (2.42%) Hudson
14 3 (2.42%) Trac
General
1 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.03%) Electronics
3 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (82.26%) Developer
2 19 (15.32%) Web Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Scala Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.87%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.03%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Architect
10 4 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.42%) Systems Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.42%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (97.58%) HTML
2 71 (57.26%) HTML5
3 66 (53.23%) CSS3
4 63 (50.81%) jQuery
5 48 (38.71%) Ajax
6 39 (31.45%) .NET
7 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 30 (24.19%) REST
9 29 (23.39%) XML
10 27 (21.77%) JSON
11 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (13.71%) Spring
13 16 (12.90%) Play Framework
14 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
15 11 (8.87%) Web Services
15 11 (8.87%) RESTful
16 10 (8.06%) .NET Framework
16 10 (8.06%) XHTML
17 9 (7.26%) Spring MVC
18 8 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Open Source
2 9 (7.26%) User Experience
3 6 (4.84%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.03%) DTV
5 2 (1.61%) Informatics
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) NHS
5 2 (1.61%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Android
1 8 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.65%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.87%) MVC
3 24 (19.35%) Scrum
4 18 (14.52%) TDD
5 16 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (12.90%) Web Design
5 16 (12.90%) OO
6 12 (9.68%) SOA
6 12 (9.68%) OOP
7 11 (8.87%) BDD
8 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.84%) Analytics
10 6 (4.84%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.03%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.03%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (4.03%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.03%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 99 (79.84%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.00%) Scala
3 29 (23.39%) PHP
3 29 (23.39%) Java
4 28 (22.58%) SQL
5 27 (21.77%) C#
6 7 (5.65%) Python
6 7 (5.65%) Ruby
7 2 (1.61%) PHP5
7 2 (1.61%) PHP4
7 2 (1.61%) C++
7 2 (1.61%) VB
7 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Degree
3 2 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MCSD
4 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) vCloud
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.03%) SAP
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) Alterian
3 4 (3.23%) IBM
4 3 (2.42%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) ILOG
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
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