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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing CSS 29 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.55% 11.73% 7.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.21% 31.50% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £408 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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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
96 127 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.32% 37.24% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 80 64
Average daily rate £325 £313 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 April 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 April 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 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
3 29 (50.00%) HTML5
4 21 (36.21%) CSS3
5 19 (32.76%) jQuery
6 18 (31.03%) MVC
7 17 (29.31%) PHP
7 17 (29.31%) .NET
8 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (24.14%) Web Services
9 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 13 (22.41%) C#
10 13 (22.41%) MySQL
11 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
11 11 (18.97%) Java
11 11 (18.97%) Laravel
12 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
12 10 (17.24%) RESTful
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (17.24%) OOP
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.52%) Python
13 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.52%) User Experience
14 8 (13.79%) Web Application Development
15 7 (12.07%) Google Maps API
15 7 (12.07%) Google
15 7 (12.07%) Windows
15 7 (12.07%) Linux
15 7 (12.07%) SQL Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (8.62%) WordPress
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) nginx
3 3 (5.17%) Node.js
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
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 10 (17.24%) 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
3 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
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%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.45%) JBehave
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 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Web Developer
3 11 (18.97%) PHP Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Applications 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%) Business Solution Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (8.62%) UI Programmer
6 5 (8.62%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 29 (50.00%) HTML5
3 21 (36.21%) CSS3
4 19 (32.76%) jQuery
5 17 (29.31%) .NET
6 14 (24.14%) Web Services
6 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
7 11 (18.97%) Laravel
8 10 (17.24%) RESTful
9 7 (12.07%) Google Maps API
10 6 (10.34%) Symfony
10 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.62%) REST
11 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.62%) Ajax
12 4 (6.90%) Bing Maps
13 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
13 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
13 3 (5.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.52%) User Experience
3 6 (10.34%) Kindle
4 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Android
2 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) MVC
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) OOP
4 8 (13.79%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.07%) SOA
6 4 (6.90%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) Web Development
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.90%) Analytics
6 4 (6.90%) Android Development
7 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.45%) SEO
8 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Content Management
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.31%) PHP
3 13 (22.41%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) Java
5 9 (15.52%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) PHP5
6 5 (8.62%) SQL
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) Dart
8 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) Tcl
8 1 (1.72%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Google
3 4 (6.90%) Twitter
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Temenos
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) hybris
6 1 (1.72%) Demandware
6 1 (1.72%) Facebook
6 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.72%) Zend
6 1 (1.72%) Telerik
6 1 (1.72%) Intershop
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
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