The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 14 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing CSS 43 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.04% 8.33% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.77% 39.77% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 11
Average daily rate £356 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 88 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.07% 20.95% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 57
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £397 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 33 £363 +29.46% 26
West Wales -10 13 £350 +100.00% 9
North Wales - - - - 2
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (92.00%) HTML
2 59 (78.67%) JavaScript
3 39 (52.00%) HTML5
4 28 (37.33%) CSS3
5 27 (36.00%) jQuery
6 18 (24.00%) Java
7 16 (21.33%) .NET
7 16 (21.33%) XML
7 16 (21.33%) Ajax
8 13 (17.33%) C#
8 13 (17.33%) PHP
9 11 (14.67%) SQL
9 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.67%) Scala
10 10 (13.33%) Spring
10 10 (13.33%) JSON
10 10 (13.33%) Hibernate
10 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
11 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (12.00%) Web Design
11 9 (12.00%) CMS
11 9 (12.00%) REST
11 9 (12.00%) Play Framework
12 8 (10.67%) Adobe
13 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
13 7 (9.33%) MySQL
13 7 (9.33%) Subversion
13 7 (9.33%) MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (12.00%) CMS
2 5 (6.67%) Kentico
3 4 (5.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.33%) Liferay
3 4 (5.33%) Node.js
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.67%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) Confluence
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.33%) InDesign
3 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Intranet
2 5 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) NAS
3 2 (2.67%) SAN
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.33%) L2TP
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
4 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.33%) Redis
8 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (9.33%) Subversion
1 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) JUnit
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 5 (6.67%) Maven
4 4 (5.33%) PhoneGap
4 4 (5.33%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (5.33%) Ant
5 3 (4.00%) FrontPage
6 2 (2.67%) NWDI
6 2 (2.67%) Grunt
7 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) RubyMine
7 1 (1.33%) Gradle
7 1 (1.33%) FishEye
7 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Publishing
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (84.00%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 14 (18.67%) UI Developer
4 14 (18.67%) UI Programmer
5 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Designer
7 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Scala Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (5.33%) UI Designer
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Architect
10 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Digital Designer
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (92.00%) HTML
2 39 (52.00%) HTML5
3 28 (37.33%) CSS3
4 27 (36.00%) jQuery
5 16 (21.33%) .NET
5 16 (21.33%) XML
5 16 (21.33%) Ajax
6 10 (13.33%) Spring
6 10 (13.33%) JSON
6 10 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (12.00%) REST
7 9 (12.00%) Play Framework
8 7 (9.33%) JSF
9 6 (8.00%) Web Services
10 4 (5.33%) jBPM
10 4 (5.33%) JPA
10 4 (5.33%) XSLT
10 4 (5.33%) JSP
11 3 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.67%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) SCADA
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.33%) SCORM
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) IPTV
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Solaris
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.00%) Web Design
3 7 (9.33%) MVC
4 6 (8.00%) Web Development
4 6 (8.00%) TDD
4 6 (8.00%) OO
5 5 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (5.33%) Use Case
6 4 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.33%) Kanban
6 4 (5.33%) BDD
6 4 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (5.33%) OOD
6 4 (5.33%) UML
6 4 (5.33%) Scrum
7 3 (4.00%) SOA
7 3 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (4.00%) Release Management
7 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (78.67%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.00%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) C#
3 13 (17.33%) PHP
4 11 (14.67%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) Scala
5 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.67%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) MCAD
4 1 (1.33%) MCSD
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) WCAG
1 3 (4.00%) WAI
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.33%) NFS
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Nagios
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Adobe
3 6 (8.00%) Zend
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.33%) JBoss
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) FatWire
7 1 (1.33%) Alterian
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
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