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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 28 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.51% 9.90% 9.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.14% 26.96% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 12
Average daily rate £363 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +196.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
116 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.10% 36.74% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 80 (98.77%) HTML
2 75 (92.59%) JavaScript
3 42 (51.85%) jQuery
4 39 (48.15%) HTML5
4 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (46.91%) CSS3
6 37 (45.68%) Java
7 33 (40.74%) Ajax
8 32 (39.51%) REST
9 27 (33.33%) Front End Development
10 26 (32.10%) User Experience
10 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
11 22 (27.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (25.93%) AngularJS
13 19 (23.46%) UX Design
14 18 (22.22%) Mercurial
14 18 (22.22%) Python
15 16 (19.75%) Mobile App
15 16 (19.75%) PhoneGap
16 15 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (18.52%) Selenium
16 15 (18.52%) Perl
17 14 (17.28%) ECMAScript
17 14 (17.28%) HTTP
17 14 (17.28%) MVC
17 14 (17.28%) JSON
17 14 (17.28%) TypeScript
18 13 (16.05%) WebStorm
18 13 (16.05%) Dart
18 13 (16.05%) IntelliJ

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (8.64%) Node.js
2 4 (4.94%) Drupal
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.23%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (13.58%) Photoshop
2 10 (12.35%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (12.35%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.47%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.47%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) HTTP
2 10 (12.35%) 802.15
2 10 (12.35%) Bluetooth
2 10 (12.35%) Internet
2 10 (12.35%) SSL
2 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.35%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (12.35%) X.509
2 10 (12.35%) ZigBee
3 3 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.47%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.22%) Mercurial
3 15 (18.52%) Selenium
4 13 (16.05%) IntelliJ
4 13 (16.05%) WebStorm
5 8 (9.88%) Grunt
6 7 (8.64%) gulp
6 7 (8.64%) Jasmine
7 5 (6.17%) Appium
7 5 (6.17%) JBehave
7 5 (6.17%) JMeter
7 5 (6.17%) PhantomJS
8 3 (3.70%) Maven
9 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.47%) Bower
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.23%) RSpec
10 1 (1.23%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (72.84%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 6 (7.41%) UI Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (4.94%) QA Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Programmer
7 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (98.77%) HTML
2 42 (51.85%) jQuery
3 39 (48.15%) HTML5
4 38 (46.91%) CSS3
5 33 (40.74%) Ajax
6 32 (39.51%) REST
7 22 (27.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 16 (19.75%) PhoneGap
10 14 (17.28%) JSON
11 10 (12.35%) .NET
11 10 (12.35%) 802.1X
12 8 (9.88%) Web Services
12 8 (9.88%) XML
13 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
14 6 (7.41%) Sass
15 5 (6.17%) RESTful
15 5 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
16 4 (4.94%) LAMP
16 4 (4.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) User Experience
2 16 (19.75%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.35%) Graphic Design
4 8 (9.88%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.94%) Life Science
6 4 (4.94%) Smart Meter
6 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.70%) Biology
7 3 (3.70%) Fintech
8 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) AIX
3 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 19 (23.46%) UX Design
4 15 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (17.28%) MVC
6 11 (13.58%) BDD
7 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
7 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.88%) DevOps
9 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.88%) TDD
9 8 (9.88%) Web Development
10 6 (7.41%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.41%) Scrum
11 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.17%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (6.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 37 (45.68%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) Python
4 15 (18.52%) Perl
5 14 (17.28%) ECMAScript
5 14 (17.28%) TypeScript
6 13 (16.05%) Dart
7 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 12 (14.81%) C++
8 11 (13.58%) C#
8 11 (13.58%) PHP
9 10 (12.35%) C
10 7 (8.64%) SQL
11 5 (6.17%) Ruby
12 2 (2.47%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.23%) ES6
13 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle
1 3 (3.70%) SAP
1 3 (3.70%) Siebel
1 3 (3.70%) Zend
2 2 (2.47%) Adobe
2 2 (2.47%) Perforce
2 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Vertica
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