The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall 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 Walsall 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 4 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 10.34% 11.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 27.59% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Walsall region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) XHTML
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SEO
4 2 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Facebook
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Sage
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Sage