The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Worcestershire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.30% 16.67% 14.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 61.11% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £313 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +60.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +32.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.64% 27.27% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
Average daily rate £305 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
CSS
West Midlands

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 22 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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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 -12 1 - - 1
Bromsgrove - - - - 2
Kidderminster - - - -
Redditch - - - - 1
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) PHP