The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.30% 6.97% 7.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.08% 24.41% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 40
Median daily rate £413 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £19.25 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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
144 254 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.26% 28.57% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 189 150
Median daily rate £475 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 37 £425 +36.00% 19
West Wales +5 1 £400 +233.33% 1
North Wales - 1 - - 1
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for CSS.

1 93 (89.42%) JavaScript
1 93 (89.42%) HTML
2 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (49.04%) jQuery
4 47 (45.19%) Web Development
5 44 (42.31%) HTML5
6 43 (41.35%) CSS3
7 42 (40.38%) TDD
8 41 (39.42%) AngularJS
9 40 (38.46%) .NET
10 35 (33.65%) MVC
11 33 (31.73%) C#
11 33 (31.73%) Unit Testing
12 30 (28.85%) Java
13 25 (24.04%) WCF
13 25 (24.04%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
15 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (22.12%) BDD
15 23 (22.12%) TypeScript
15 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (20.19%) Selenium
16 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
17 19 (18.27%) Test-First Development
17 19 (18.27%) NUnit
17 19 (18.27%) Scrum
17 19 (18.27%) MbUnit
17 19 (18.27%) MSTest
17 19 (18.27%) ATDD
18 18 (17.31%) DevOps

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.85%) CMS
1 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.88%) Apache
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
3 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.92%) WordPress
4 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.81%) SaaS
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) LDAP
1 4 (3.85%) SSL
1 4 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.54%) Couchbase
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.58%) MySQL
4 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 21 (20.19%) Selenium
3 19 (18.27%) MbUnit
3 19 (18.27%) MSTest
3 19 (18.27%) NUnit
4 17 (16.35%) Cucumber
5 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.65%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.69%) Subversion
8 7 (6.73%) Mercurial
8 7 (6.73%) SpecFlow
9 6 (5.77%) Ant
10 4 (3.85%) Maven
11 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.88%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.88%) Mocha
11 3 (2.88%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Legal
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Publishing
4 2 (1.92%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (82.69%) Developer
2 19 (18.27%) Web Developer
3 16 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 15 (14.42%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (11.54%) Senior Agile Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Java Developer
8 11 (10.58%) PHP Developer
9 10 (9.62%) HTML Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Angular Developer
10 8 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Perl Developer
11 7 (6.73%) Consultant
12 6 (5.77%) Software Engineer
13 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 5 (4.81%) Perl Web Developer
14 4 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
14 4 (3.85%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (89.42%) HTML
2 51 (49.04%) jQuery
3 44 (42.31%) HTML5
4 43 (41.35%) CSS3
5 41 (39.42%) AngularJS
6 40 (38.46%) .NET
7 25 (24.04%) KnockoutJS
7 25 (24.04%) WCF
8 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
10 17 (16.35%) XML
11 12 (11.54%) Ajax
12 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (9.62%) Web Services
13 9 (8.65%) XHTML
14 7 (6.73%) Gherkin
15 6 (5.77%) JSON
15 6 (5.77%) LAMP
15 6 (5.77%) LESS
16 5 (4.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) User Experience
2 6 (5.77%) Telematics
3 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.88%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.92%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.92%) W3C
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.96%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Unix
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.19%) Web Development
3 42 (40.38%) TDD
4 35 (33.65%) MVC
5 33 (31.73%) Unit Testing
6 23 (22.12%) BDD
6 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (18.27%) ATDD
7 19 (18.27%) Scrum
7 19 (18.27%) Test-First Development
8 18 (17.31%) DevOps
8 18 (17.31%) OO
8 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.46%) Front End Development
10 12 (11.54%) Web Design
11 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.65%) OOP
12 9 (8.65%) Wireframes
13 6 (5.77%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 93 (89.42%) JavaScript
2 33 (31.73%) C#
3 30 (28.85%) Java
4 23 (22.12%) TypeScript
5 15 (14.42%) Perl
5 15 (14.42%) PHP
6 14 (13.46%) SQL
7 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.88%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.96%) Go
9 1 (0.96%) Scala
9 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) WAI
2 1 (0.96%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (4.81%) Zend
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle
2 4 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.88%) Google
3 3 (2.88%) IBM
4 2 (1.92%) Alterian
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Twitter