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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing CSS 41 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.35% 1.35% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.62% 10.00% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -24.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £298 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 70 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.25% 13.46% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 53 94
Average daily rate £383 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
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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 July 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 July 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 +10 39 £300 +0.84% 28
West Wales - - - - 4
North Wales - - - - 1
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 77 (90.59%) HTML
2 74 (87.06%) JavaScript
3 33 (38.82%) HTML5
4 26 (30.59%) jQuery
5 24 (28.24%) Java
6 23 (27.06%) Ajax
7 21 (24.71%) SQL
8 20 (23.53%) .NET
8 20 (23.53%) CSS3
9 16 (18.82%) Spring
10 15 (17.65%) XML
11 14 (16.47%) Web Design
12 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
12 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 13 (15.29%) PHP
13 12 (14.12%) JSF
14 11 (12.94%) Scala
14 11 (12.94%) Web Services
14 11 (12.94%) OO
14 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
15 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
15 10 (11.76%) C#
15 10 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (11.76%) PrimeFaces
16 9 (10.59%) Play Framework
16 9 (10.59%) REST
16 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
16 9 (10.59%) J2EE
16 9 (10.59%) Intranet
16 9 (10.59%) CMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.59%) CMS
3 6 (7.06%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.88%) Kentico
5 4 (4.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.71%) Apache
5 4 (4.71%) Node.js
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.35%) Liferay
7 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.35%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Basecamp
1 3 (3.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Intranet
2 5 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) Extranet
3 1 (1.18%) L2TP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.88%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Ant
1 7 (8.24%) Maven
1 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
2 6 (7.06%) Subversion
3 5 (5.88%) JUnit
3 5 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.35%) Grunt
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.35%) JMeter
5 1 (1.18%) PhoneGap
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (84.71%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.12%) UI Developer
4 12 (14.12%) UI Programmer
5 11 (12.94%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) UI Designer
6 7 (8.24%) Designer
6 7 (8.24%) Scala Developer
7 6 (7.06%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.06%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Web Designer
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Architect
9 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (90.59%) HTML
2 33 (38.82%) HTML5
3 26 (30.59%) jQuery
4 23 (27.06%) Ajax
5 20 (23.53%) .NET
5 20 (23.53%) CSS3
6 16 (18.82%) Spring
7 15 (17.65%) XML
8 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
9 12 (14.12%) JSF
10 11 (12.94%) Web Services
11 10 (11.76%) PrimeFaces
11 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 9 (10.59%) J2EE
12 9 (10.59%) JSON
12 9 (10.59%) Play Framework
12 9 (10.59%) REST
13 7 (8.24%) JSP
14 6 (7.06%) Velocity
14 6 (7.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (2.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) IPTV
4 1 (1.18%) FMCG
4 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Android
3 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Web Design
2 11 (12.94%) OO
3 10 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.41%) MVC
5 8 (9.41%) OOD
6 7 (8.24%) Web Accessibility
7 6 (7.06%) Scrum
7 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Web Development
8 5 (5.88%) TDD
8 5 (5.88%) Cyber Security
9 4 (4.71%) UML
9 4 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (4.71%) Use Case
9 4 (4.71%) BDD
10 3 (3.53%) Kanban
10 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (87.06%) JavaScript
2 24 (28.24%) Java
3 21 (24.71%) SQL
4 13 (15.29%) PHP
5 11 (12.94%) Scala
6 10 (11.76%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.35%) PHP5
8 2 (2.35%) PHP4
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) WCAG
1 7 (8.24%) WAI
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Zend
3 4 (4.71%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.71%) IBM
4 3 (3.53%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
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