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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 72 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.37% 2.93% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.47% 12.00% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 7 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £263 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £189 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £435 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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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
203 125 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.25% 24.41% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 62 82
Average daily rate £420 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 64 £450 +71.42% 11
West Wales -3 1 £550 +107.54% 1
North Wales - - - - 3
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 117 (97.50%) HTML
2 93 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 71 (59.17%) HTML5
4 67 (55.83%) CSS3
5 64 (53.33%) jQuery
6 60 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (40.00%) MVC
7 48 (40.00%) Ajax
8 43 (35.83%) .NET
9 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET
9 34 (28.33%) Subversion
10 33 (27.50%) Scala
11 32 (26.67%) REST
11 32 (26.67%) XML
11 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 30 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 29 (24.17%) Git (software)
13 29 (24.17%) JSON
13 29 (24.17%) C#
14 28 (23.33%) PHP
15 25 (20.83%) JUnit
16 24 (20.00%) Java
17 23 (19.17%) Scrum
18 21 (17.50%) HTTP
18 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (17.50%) Jasmine
19 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 20 (16.67%) SQL
19 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
20 19 (15.83%) TDD

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.17%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.33%) JBoss
3 10 (8.33%) Apache
4 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.00%) IIS
5 4 (3.33%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.50%) Node.js
7 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.67%) Mule
7 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.67%) CMS
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.83%) WordPress
8 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Summit
3 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Trello
2 3 (2.50%) Basecamp
2 3 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) HTTP
2 13 (10.83%) Intranet
3 8 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.83%) MySQL
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.33%) MS Access
6 2 (1.67%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 34 (28.33%) Subversion
2 30 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (24.17%) Git (software)
4 25 (20.83%) JUnit
5 21 (17.50%) Jasmine
6 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 14 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (6.67%) JIRA
9 7 (5.83%) JMeter
9 7 (5.83%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.83%) Selenium
10 6 (5.00%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.17%) ReSharper
11 5 (4.17%) Gradle
11 5 (4.17%) Artifactory
12 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.33%) QUnit
12 4 (3.33%) Sinon.JS
13 3 (2.50%) Trac
13 3 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 8 (6.67%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.17%) Electronics
3 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Front Office
5 2 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (15.83%) Web Developer
2 19 (15.83%) Scala Developer
3 12 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.17%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.83%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Web Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Web Project Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.33%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (97.50%) HTML
2 71 (59.17%) HTML5
3 67 (55.83%) CSS3
4 64 (53.33%) jQuery
5 48 (40.00%) Ajax
6 43 (35.83%) .NET
7 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET
8 32 (26.67%) REST
8 32 (26.67%) XML
9 29 (24.17%) JSON
10 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (14.17%) Play Framework
12 13 (10.83%) .NET Framework
12 13 (10.83%) Spring
12 13 (10.83%) Web Services
13 12 (10.00%) AngularJS
14 11 (9.17%) RESTful
14 11 (9.17%) WCF
15 9 (7.50%) XHTML
15 9 (7.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Open Source
1 11 (9.17%) User Experience
2 5 (4.17%) DTV
3 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.67%) Informatics
3 2 (1.67%) NHS
3 2 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Android
1 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.00%) MVC
3 23 (19.17%) Scrum
4 19 (15.83%) TDD
5 16 (13.33%) OO
5 16 (13.33%) Web Design
6 12 (10.00%) SOA
6 12 (10.00%) OOP
6 12 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (9.17%) BDD
8 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.00%) Analytics
9 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.00%) CRM
9 6 (5.00%) Content Management
10 5 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (2.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 93 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.50%) Scala
3 29 (24.17%) C#
4 28 (23.33%) PHP
5 24 (20.00%) Java
6 20 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (5.83%) Python
7 7 (5.83%) Ruby
8 2 (1.67%) PHP5
8 2 (1.67%) PHP4
8 2 (1.67%) VB
8 2 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) MCSD
4 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) vCloud
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) Alterian
3 5 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (2.50%) VMware
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (0.83%) ILOG
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Zend
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