The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 42 25 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.37% 6.60% 13.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 20.16% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 30
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
CSS
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
196 124 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.04% 32.72% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 82
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 84 (95.45%) HTML
2 55 (62.50%) jQuery
3 48 (54.55%) CSS3
4 42 (47.73%) HTML5
4 42 (47.73%) JavaScript
5 33 (37.50%) PHP
6 31 (35.23%) .NET
6 31 (35.23%) C#
7 25 (28.41%) MVC
7 25 (28.41%) AngularJS
8 23 (26.14%) Oracle
8 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
9 22 (25.00%) OAuth
9 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 22 (25.00%) Perl
9 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 22 (25.00%) Tcl
9 22 (25.00%) Open Source
9 22 (25.00%) OpenID
9 22 (25.00%) OpenSSO
10 19 (21.59%) SMTP
10 19 (21.59%) MS Exchange
11 17 (19.32%) SQL
12 16 (18.18%) OO
12 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
13 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
13 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (14.77%) MySQL
14 13 (14.77%) Scrum
15 11 (12.50%) TDD

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.36%) Node.js
3 3 (3.41%) WordPress
4 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Moodle
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) SMTP
2 5 (5.68%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) MySQL
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.23%) JIRA
3 7 (7.95%) Jasmine
3 7 (7.95%) Grunt
3 7 (7.95%) Subversion
4 5 (5.68%) Bower
5 4 (4.55%) NUnit
5 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.41%) Mocha
6 3 (3.41%) Firebug
6 3 (3.41%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.27%) Moq
7 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (5.68%) Retail
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Online Betting
3 2 (2.27%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (89.77%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.41%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.27%) Perl Developer
9 2 (2.27%) LAMP Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Moodle Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (95.45%) HTML
2 55 (62.50%) jQuery
3 48 (54.55%) CSS3
4 42 (47.73%) HTML5
5 31 (35.23%) .NET
6 25 (28.41%) AngularJS
7 22 (25.00%) OAuth
7 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 22 (25.00%) OpenID
8 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.36%) Web Services
11 8 (9.09%) XML
11 8 (9.09%) LESS
11 8 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (9.09%) RESTful
12 7 (7.95%) REST
12 7 (7.95%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (7.95%) XHTML
12 7 (7.95%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.82%) Kindle
3 3 (3.41%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.27%) W3C
4 2 (2.27%) VLE
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.14%) MPEG
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) RIA
5 1 (1.14%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
1 3 (3.41%) Android
2 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) MVC
2 16 (18.18%) OO
3 13 (14.77%) Scrum
4 11 (12.50%) TDD
5 8 (9.09%) Web Development
5 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.09%) OOP
6 6 (6.82%) SEO
6 6 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (3.41%) Image Processing
9 3 (3.41%) BDD
9 3 (3.41%) Android Development
10 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.27%) Content Management
10 2 (2.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.50%) PHP
3 31 (35.23%) C#
4 22 (25.00%) Perl
4 22 (25.00%) Tcl
5 17 (19.32%) SQL
6 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.55%) Python
8 3 (3.41%) Java
9 2 (2.27%) PHP5
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (25.00%) OpenSSO
2 2 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Oracle
2 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.27%) ATG
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Zend
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