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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 44 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.09% 8.51% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.51% 33.80% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
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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
166 142 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.99% 25.18% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 56
Average daily rate £388 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 23 £404 +11.37% 28
West Wales -21 2 £263 -25.00% 3
North Wales - - - - 12
Mid Wales - - - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 111 (95.69%) HTML
2 87 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 63 (54.31%) HTML5
4 60 (51.72%) CSS3
4 60 (51.72%) jQuery
5 58 (50.00%) MVC
6 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (43.10%) .NET
8 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
9 43 (37.07%) Ajax
10 39 (33.62%) SQL Server
11 32 (27.59%) Visual Studio
12 30 (25.86%) Subversion
13 29 (25.00%) REST
14 28 (24.14%) JSON
14 28 (24.14%) Scala
14 28 (24.14%) XML
15 27 (23.28%) Microsoft
15 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
15 27 (23.28%) .NET Framework
15 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
16 25 (21.55%) WCF
16 25 (21.55%) C#
17 24 (20.69%) JUnit
17 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
18 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (18.97%) Scrum
20 21 (18.10%) SC Cleared
20 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
21 20 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 18 (15.52%) IIS
2 15 (12.93%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.48%) Apache
4 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.62%) JBoss
5 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.59%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.72%) Mule
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.17%) Fireworks
2 6 (5.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.45%) MS Office
4 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) HTTP
2 9 (7.76%) Intranet
3 8 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.31%) MySQL
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.59%) MS Access
7 2 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 32 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 30 (25.86%) Subversion
3 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
3 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
4 24 (20.69%) JUnit
5 17 (14.66%) Jasmine
6 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.17%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (5.17%) JMeter
7 6 (5.17%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.17%) Selenium
7 6 (5.17%) JIRA
8 5 (4.31%) ReSharper
8 5 (4.31%) Gradle
8 5 (4.31%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (2.59%) NUnit
10 1 (0.86%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.03%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Marketing
2 5 (4.31%) Electronics
2 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.31%) Publishing
3 1 (0.86%) Front Office
3 1 (0.86%) Legal
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
3 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (77.59%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) Scala Developer
3 17 (14.66%) CRM Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 12 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Designer
7 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.76%) PHP Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (6.03%) UX Designer
9 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.17%) CRM Architect
11 5 (4.31%) Web Project Manager
11 5 (4.31%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.31%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Web Manager
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (95.69%) HTML
2 63 (54.31%) HTML5
3 60 (51.72%) CSS3
3 60 (51.72%) jQuery
4 50 (43.10%) .NET
5 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
6 43 (37.07%) Ajax
7 29 (25.00%) REST
8 28 (24.14%) JSON
8 28 (24.14%) XML
9 27 (23.28%) .NET Framework
10 25 (21.55%) WCF
11 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 16 (13.79%) Play Framework
14 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
14 13 (11.21%) Spring
15 12 (10.34%) Web Services
16 9 (7.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) User Experience
2 10 (8.62%) Open Source
3 5 (4.31%) DTV
4 3 (2.59%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) MVC
2 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.97%) Scrum
4 17 (14.66%) CRM
5 16 (13.79%) TDD
6 14 (12.07%) Web Design
7 12 (10.34%) OO
8 10 (8.62%) SOA
9 9 (7.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.03%) BDD
10 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.17%) OOP
11 6 (5.17%) Migration
11 6 (5.17%) Content Management
12 5 (4.31%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.31%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
14 3 (2.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (24.14%) Scala
3 25 (21.55%) C#
4 20 (17.24%) Java
5 14 (12.07%) SQL
6 13 (11.21%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) Python
7 2 (1.72%) VB
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) VCP4
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
1 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) vCloud
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (23.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) Adobe
2 6 (5.17%) Alterian
3 5 (4.31%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Zend
4 3 (2.59%) VMware
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.86%) ILOG
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