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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.56% 12.50% 9.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.36% 34.65% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 29
Average daily rate
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£288 £279 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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
118 101 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.88% 36.07% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 91
Average daily rate £325 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Average hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 53 (96.36%) HTML
2 43 (78.18%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.82%) HTML5
4 17 (30.91%) PHP
5 16 (29.09%) .NET
6 15 (27.27%) MVC
6 15 (27.27%) jQuery
6 15 (27.27%) CSS3
7 14 (25.45%) AngularJS
7 14 (25.45%) MySQL
8 13 (23.64%) Web Services
8 13 (23.64%) C#
9 11 (20.00%) OOP
9 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.18%) Laravel
11 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (16.36%) RESTful
12 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.73%) Google Maps API
12 7 (12.73%) Google
12 7 (12.73%) SOA
12 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.73%) OO
12 7 (12.73%) Python
12 7 (12.73%) Windows
12 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
13 6 (10.91%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (9.09%) WordPress
2 4 (7.27%) nginx
2 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.82%) Shopify
2 1 (1.82%) Tridion
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) SMTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) PHPUnit
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.64%) Grunt
4 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Firebug
5 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Web Developer
3 11 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Business Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Business Solution Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.27%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (96.36%) HTML
2 23 (41.82%) HTML5
3 16 (29.09%) .NET
4 15 (27.27%) jQuery
4 15 (27.27%) CSS3
5 14 (25.45%) AngularJS
6 13 (23.64%) Web Services
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (18.18%) Laravel
9 9 (16.36%) RESTful
10 7 (12.73%) Google Maps API
11 6 (10.91%) Symfony
12 5 (9.09%) REST
13 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (7.27%) Bing Maps
13 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (5.45%) LAMP
14 3 (5.45%) Ajax
14 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
14 3 (5.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) Kindle
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Android
3 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.82%) Debian
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) MVC
2 11 (20.00%) OOP
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
4 7 (12.73%) OO
4 7 (12.73%) SOA
5 4 (7.27%) Web Development
5 4 (7.27%) Analytics
6 3 (5.45%) Android Development
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Content Management
8 1 (1.82%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (1.82%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.82%) SEO
8 1 (1.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.91%) PHP
3 13 (23.64%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) Java
6 5 (9.09%) PHP5
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Tcl
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Google
3 4 (7.27%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Temenos
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Facebook
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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