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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 29 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.63% 5.31% 10.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.97% 16.67% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 38
Average daily rate
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£338 £238 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £299 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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 £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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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
132 102 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.29% 31.88% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 46 103
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 58 (93.55%) HTML
2 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
3 34 (54.84%) HTML5
4 32 (51.61%) jQuery
5 30 (48.39%) CSS3
6 29 (46.77%) PHP
7 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 16 (25.81%) MVC
9 15 (24.19%) .NET
9 15 (24.19%) C#
9 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (22.58%) MySQL
11 13 (20.97%) Web Services
12 12 (19.35%) OOP
12 12 (19.35%) OO
12 12 (19.35%) SQL
12 12 (19.35%) Perl
12 12 (19.35%) Open Source
13 11 (17.74%) OpenID
13 11 (17.74%) OpenSSO
13 11 (17.74%) Laravel
13 11 (17.74%) OAuth
13 11 (17.74%) Oracle
13 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
13 11 (17.74%) Tcl
14 10 (16.13%) RESTful
15 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
15 9 (14.52%) Node.js
16 8 (12.90%) REST

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (14.52%) Node.js
2 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) nginx
4 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 3 (4.84%) WordPress
5 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.23%) Moodle
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Temenos T24
1 2 (3.23%) Shopify
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SMTP
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (3.23%) SSH
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) MySQL
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
2 5 (8.06%) Grunt
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.84%) Mocha
4 3 (4.84%) Bower
4 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Firebug
6 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.84%) Banking
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Web Developer
3 12 (19.35%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Business Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Business Solution Architect
6 4 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (3.23%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (93.55%) HTML
2 34 (54.84%) HTML5
3 32 (51.61%) jQuery
4 30 (48.39%) CSS3
5 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
6 15 (24.19%) .NET
7 13 (20.97%) Web Services
8 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
8 11 (17.74%) Laravel
8 11 (17.74%) OAuth
8 11 (17.74%) OpenID
9 10 (16.13%) RESTful
10 8 (12.90%) REST
11 7 (11.29%) Symfony
12 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
13 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.45%) LESS
13 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (4.84%) Sass
14 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Open Source
2 8 (12.90%) Kindle
3 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.45%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) Social Media
6 2 (3.23%) W3C
6 2 (3.23%) VLE
7 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Android
2 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Debian
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) MVC
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) OOP
3 12 (19.35%) OO
4 7 (11.29%) Web Development
5 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Scrum
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.84%) Android Development
7 3 (4.84%) TDD
7 3 (4.84%) SEO
8 2 (3.23%) Workflow
8 2 (3.23%) Web Design
8 2 (3.23%) SOA
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) PHP
3 15 (24.19%) C#
4 12 (19.35%) Perl
4 12 (19.35%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) Tcl
6 5 (8.06%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) PHP5
7 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.45%) Java
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Twitter
4 3 (4.84%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) Temenos
6 1 (1.61%) Facebook
6 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
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