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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 48 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.32% 7.85% 6.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.74% 20.43% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 15
Average daily rate
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£340 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
194 186 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.67% 38.43% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 130 49
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 70 (95.89%) HTML
2 61 (83.56%) JavaScript
3 35 (47.95%) jQuery
4 27 (36.99%) HTML5
4 27 (36.99%) Java
4 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (34.25%) CSS3
6 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
6 23 (31.51%) MVC
7 21 (28.77%) Ajax
8 13 (17.81%) Drupal
8 13 (17.81%) User Experience
8 13 (17.81%) MySQL
9 12 (16.44%) PHP
10 11 (15.07%) Spring
10 11 (15.07%) REST
10 11 (15.07%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (15.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (15.07%) RESTful
10 11 (15.07%) Mercurial
11 10 (13.70%) UX Design
11 10 (13.70%) Grunt
11 10 (13.70%) Node.js
11 10 (13.70%) .NET
11 10 (13.70%) Web Services
12 9 (12.33%) C#
12 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
13 8 (10.96%) BDD
13 8 (10.96%) XML
14 7 (9.59%) ECMAScript

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (17.81%) Drupal
2 10 (13.70%) Node.js
3 4 (5.48%) WordPress
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.11%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (4.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Tridion
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) LDAP
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) MySQL
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.07%) Mercurial
3 10 (13.70%) Grunt
4 7 (9.59%) WebStorm
4 7 (9.59%) Selenium
4 7 (9.59%) IntelliJ
5 6 (8.22%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.85%) Maven
6 5 (6.85%) gulp
7 4 (5.48%) Appium
7 4 (5.48%) JMeter
7 4 (5.48%) JBehave
7 4 (5.48%) PhantomJS
8 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.74%) Bower
9 1 (1.37%) GitLab
9 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.37%) Subversion
9 1 (1.37%) RSpec
9 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (6.85%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (12.33%) UI Programmer
3 9 (12.33%) UI Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.48%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.11%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Author
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Author
8 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Programmer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (95.89%) HTML
2 35 (47.95%) jQuery
3 27 (36.99%) HTML5
4 25 (34.25%) CSS3
5 21 (28.77%) Ajax
6 11 (15.07%) Spring
6 11 (15.07%) REST
6 11 (15.07%) RESTful
6 11 (15.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (13.70%) .NET
7 10 (13.70%) Web Services
8 8 (10.96%) XML
9 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.22%) Servlets
10 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.22%) Backbone.js
10 6 (8.22%) PhoneGap
11 5 (6.85%) Sass
11 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) User Experience
2 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.48%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.74%) DTV
4 2 (2.74%) Biology
4 2 (2.74%) Life Science
5 1 (1.37%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) AIX
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
3 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) MVC
3 11 (15.07%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (13.70%) UX Design
5 8 (10.96%) BDD
6 7 (9.59%) Scrum
6 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.22%) Web Development
7 6 (8.22%) OO
8 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.48%) TDD
9 4 (5.48%) Web Design
9 4 (5.48%) OOD
9 4 (5.48%) B2C
9 4 (5.48%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Data Security
9 4 (5.48%) Performance Testing
10 3 (4.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.99%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) PHP
4 9 (12.33%) C#
5 7 (9.59%) ECMAScript
5 7 (9.59%) TypeScript
5 7 (9.59%) Dart
6 3 (4.11%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Ruby
7 2 (2.74%) SQL
8 1 (1.37%) PHP5
8 1 (1.37%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) Adobe
3 4 (5.48%) Intershop
3 4 (5.48%) hybris
3 4 (5.48%) Demandware
4 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Terracotta
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Telerik
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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