The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 85 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.52% 4.07% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.32% 18.58% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 24
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
CSS
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
234 226 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.71% 21.88% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 131 81
Average daily rate £350 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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
Milton Keynes +19 56 £320 -8.57% 18
High Wycombe +2 7 £400 +33.33% 2
Newport Pagnell - 4 - - 1
Marlow +7 2 - - 2
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Olney - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 121 (89.63%) HTML
2 99 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 80 (59.26%) jQuery
4 62 (45.93%) HTML5
5 48 (35.56%) .NET
6 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (34.81%) CSS3
7 41 (30.37%) MVC
8 35 (25.93%) C#
8 35 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 29 (21.48%) Adobe
9 29 (21.48%) Finance
10 28 (20.74%) Photoshop
11 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 26 (19.26%) User Experience
13 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
14 21 (15.56%) Ajax
15 20 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (14.07%) CMS
16 19 (14.07%) PHP
17 18 (13.33%) Scrum
17 18 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
17 18 (13.33%) .NET Framework
18 17 (12.59%) Responsive Web Design
19 16 (11.85%) Backbone.js
19 16 (11.85%) Unit Testing
20 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (11.11%) TDD
20 15 (11.11%) SQL
20 15 (11.11%) XML

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 19 (14.07%) CMS
2 15 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.44%) Node.js
5 4 (2.96%) Drupal
6 3 (2.22%) WordPress
6 3 (2.22%) IIS
7 2 (1.48%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.48%) Kentico
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) Apache
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) Moodle
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (20.74%) Photoshop
2 18 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.96%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.48%) PaaS
1 2 (1.48%) Heroku
2 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) LAN
1 2 (1.48%) WAN
1 2 (1.48%) OSPF
1 2 (1.48%) BGP
1 2 (1.48%) EIGRP
1 2 (1.48%) TACACS
1 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.70%) MySQL
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 10 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.70%) Mocha
3 5 (3.70%) Subversion
3 5 (3.70%) JIRA
3 5 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.96%) PhantomJS
4 4 (2.96%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.96%) QUnit
5 2 (1.48%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.48%) Grunt
5 2 (1.48%) Toad
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.74%) Xcode
6 1 (0.74%) NUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Ant
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
General
1 29 (21.48%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (75.56%) Developer
2 34 (25.19%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (16.30%) Designer
3 22 (16.30%) Web Developer
4 20 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Web Designer
6 8 (5.93%) UX Designer
7 7 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Programmer
7 7 (5.19%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Architect
10 4 (2.96%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (89.63%) HTML
2 80 (59.26%) jQuery
3 62 (45.93%) HTML5
4 48 (35.56%) .NET
5 47 (34.81%) CSS3
6 35 (25.93%) AngularJS
7 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 21 (15.56%) Ajax
9 20 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 16 (11.85%) Backbone.js
12 15 (11.11%) Sass
12 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (11.11%) XHTML
12 15 (11.11%) XML
13 14 (10.37%) Web Services
13 14 (10.37%) WCF
13 14 (10.37%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) User Experience
2 14 (10.37%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.63%) W3C
4 8 (5.93%) Open Source
5 7 (5.19%) Social Media
6 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.44%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.74%) RIA
10 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.74%) FMCG
10 1 (0.74%) iPhone
10 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.74%) DTV
10 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Windows
1 6 (4.44%) Android
2 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.37%) MVC
3 18 (13.33%) Scrum
4 17 (12.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (11.85%) Unit Testing
6 15 (11.11%) TDD
7 14 (10.37%) Content Management
8 12 (8.89%) OO
9 11 (8.15%) OOP
10 7 (5.19%) Web Usability
10 7 (5.19%) Information Architecture
10 7 (5.19%) BDD
11 6 (4.44%) Analytics
11 6 (4.44%) Web Development
12 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.70%) Web Design
12 5 (3.70%) OO PHP
13 4 (2.96%) MVVM
13 4 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 35 (25.93%) C#
3 19 (14.07%) PHP
4 15 (11.11%) SQL
5 11 (8.15%) Java
6 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.44%) PHP5
8 4 (2.96%) C
9 2 (1.48%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.48%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) PHP4
10 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) CCIE
2 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) WAI
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) cPanel
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Adobe
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Google
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
4 3 (2.22%) Siebel
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco
5 2 (1.48%) Remedy
5 2 (1.48%) Telerik
5 2 (1.48%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Zend
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.74%) Nintex
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