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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS 30 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.15% 14.74% 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 35.92% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
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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
108 142 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.35% 41.04% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 48
Average daily rate £325 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 46 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 29 (50.00%) HTML5
4 21 (36.21%) CSS3
5 19 (32.76%) MVC
6 17 (29.31%) .NET
6 17 (29.31%) jQuery
7 15 (25.86%) PHP
8 14 (24.14%) Java
8 14 (24.14%) Web Services
9 13 (22.41%) C#
9 13 (22.41%) MySQL
9 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
9 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
10 11 (18.97%) Laravel
11 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
11 10 (17.24%) RESTful
11 10 (17.24%) OOP
12 9 (15.52%) Linux
12 9 (15.52%) Python
12 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.79%) User Experience
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.07%) Web Application Development
14 7 (12.07%) Google Maps API
14 7 (12.07%) Ajax
14 7 (12.07%) Google
14 7 (12.07%) SOA
14 7 (12.07%) Windows

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (6.90%) Apache
1 4 (6.90%) WordPress
1 4 (6.90%) nginx
2 3 (5.17%) Node.js
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Tridion
1 2 (3.45%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) JMeter
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) JBehave
4 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.45%) Appium
5 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.72%) Grunt
5 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.72%) Firebug
5 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (81.03%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Web Developer
3 10 (17.24%) PHP Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Applications Developer
5 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Web Applications Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Business Architect
5 6 (10.34%) UI Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Business Solution Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.34%) UI Programmer
6 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 29 (50.00%) HTML5
3 21 (36.21%) CSS3
4 17 (29.31%) .NET
4 17 (29.31%) jQuery
5 14 (24.14%) Web Services
6 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
6 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
7 11 (18.97%) Laravel
8 10 (17.24%) RESTful
9 7 (12.07%) Google Maps API
9 7 (12.07%) Ajax
10 6 (10.34%) Symfony
10 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.62%) REST
11 5 (8.62%) J2EE
12 4 (6.90%) XML
12 4 (6.90%) Bing Maps
13 3 (5.17%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.79%) User Experience
3 6 (10.34%) Kindle
4 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Android
4 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) MVC
2 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) OOP
4 7 (12.07%) Web Application Development
4 7 (12.07%) SOA
5 4 (6.90%) OO
5 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.90%) Web Development
5 4 (6.90%) Android Development
5 4 (6.90%) Analytics
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) SEO
7 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Content Management
7 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.45%) UX Design
7 2 (3.45%) BDD
7 2 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.86%) PHP
3 14 (24.14%) Java
4 13 (22.41%) C#
5 9 (15.52%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) PHP5
7 4 (6.90%) SQL
8 2 (3.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) Dart
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (1.72%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Google
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Twitter
3 3 (5.17%) hybris
3 3 (5.17%) Demandware
3 3 (5.17%) Intershop
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe
4 2 (3.45%) Temenos
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) Zend
5 1 (1.72%) Telerik
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
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