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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing CSS 61 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.72% 2.30% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.68% 9.22% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £225 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £173 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £311 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.85 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 £11.70 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £13.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
269 141 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.05% 24.91% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 83 72
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Average hourly rate £21.80 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +20 56 £338 +50.00% 20
West Wales -21 3 £550 - 1
North Wales - - - - 7
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UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 98 (96.08%) HTML
2 84 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 53 (51.96%) HTML5
4 49 (48.04%) jQuery
4 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (42.16%) CSS3
6 36 (35.29%) MVC
6 36 (35.29%) .NET
7 35 (34.31%) Ajax
8 30 (29.41%) SQL
8 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 29 (28.43%) PHP
9 29 (28.43%) Java
10 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
11 25 (24.51%) C#
12 21 (20.59%) Scrum
13 19 (18.63%) Spring
13 19 (18.63%) XML
13 19 (18.63%) OO
14 16 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (14.71%) Visual Studio
15 15 (14.71%) TDD
15 15 (14.71%) Web Design
16 14 (13.73%) Subversion
16 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
17 12 (11.76%) OOP
17 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
17 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
17 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.78%) Apache
3 7 (6.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (6.86%) JBoss
4 5 (4.90%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.92%) Node.js
5 4 (3.92%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.96%) CMS
6 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.96%) IIS
6 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.98%) Drupal
7 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Basecamp
2 3 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Intranet
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.98%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (3.92%) MS Access
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.73%) Subversion
3 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 9 (8.82%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.84%) JMeter
6 8 (7.84%) JIRA
7 7 (6.86%) Selenium
8 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.90%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.90%) Gradle
9 5 (4.90%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.90%) ReSharper
9 5 (4.90%) Maven
9 5 (4.90%) Ant
10 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.92%) QUnit
10 4 (3.92%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (2.94%) Trac
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.94%) Front Office
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (81.37%) Developer
2 15 (14.71%) Web Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Designer
7 7 (6.86%) UI Designer
8 6 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.90%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.90%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Systems Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Web Designer
11 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (96.08%) HTML
2 53 (51.96%) HTML5
3 49 (48.04%) jQuery
4 43 (42.16%) CSS3
5 36 (35.29%) .NET
6 35 (34.31%) Ajax
7 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
8 19 (18.63%) XML
8 19 (18.63%) Spring
9 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
11 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
12 9 (8.82%) JSON
12 9 (8.82%) Web Services
12 9 (8.82%) RESTful
12 9 (8.82%) REST
13 8 (7.84%) Spring MVC
13 8 (7.84%) Hibernate
14 7 (6.86%) JSF
14 7 (6.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Open Source
2 10 (9.80%) User Experience
3 6 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) W3C
4 2 (1.96%) DTV
4 2 (1.96%) Informatics
5 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Android
1 8 (7.84%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (35.29%) MVC
3 21 (20.59%) Scrum
4 19 (18.63%) OO
5 16 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (14.71%) Web Design
6 15 (14.71%) TDD
7 12 (11.76%) OOP
8 11 (10.78%) SOA
8 11 (10.78%) BDD
9 9 (8.82%) Coaching
10 7 (6.86%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Analytics
12 5 (4.90%) Cyber Security
12 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.90%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (4.90%) OOD
13 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 30 (29.41%) SQL
3 29 (28.43%) PHP
3 29 (28.43%) Java
4 25 (24.51%) C#
5 7 (6.86%) Scala
5 7 (6.86%) Python
5 7 (6.86%) Ruby
6 2 (1.96%) PHP5
6 2 (1.96%) PHP4
6 2 (1.96%) C++
6 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) WCAG
1 4 (3.92%) WAI
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) vCloud
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle
2 4 (3.92%) IBM
3 3 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) Google
5 1 (0.98%) Zend
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