The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.84% 9.09% 14.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 38.89% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£244 £211 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
CSS
West Midlands

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 Worcestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.69% 23.38% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
Average daily rate £263 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Worcestershire region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Worcester +6 7 £250 +19.04% 2
Redditch -5 1 £190 -45.71% 5
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) WordPress
6 2 (20.00%) CMS
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) LESS
6 2 (20.00%) Magento
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) DHTML
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) Sass
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) LESS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Java