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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 17 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.99% 4.64% 12.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.89% 14.29% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £383 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +13.15%
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
169 119 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.50% 32.51% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 42 73
Average daily rate £375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 33
Average hourly rate - £36.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 81 (95.29%) HTML
2 53 (62.35%) jQuery
3 46 (54.12%) CSS3
4 44 (51.76%) HTML5
5 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
6 33 (38.82%) PHP
7 26 (30.59%) .NET
7 26 (30.59%) C#
7 26 (30.59%) AngularJS
8 24 (28.24%) Open Source
8 24 (28.24%) Oracle
9 23 (27.06%) Perl
9 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
9 23 (27.06%) Tcl
9 23 (27.06%) OAuth
9 23 (27.06%) OpenID
9 23 (27.06%) OpenSSO
10 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
12 19 (22.35%) SMTP
12 19 (22.35%) MVC
13 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 16 (18.82%) OO
14 16 (18.82%) SQL
15 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio
16 13 (15.29%) Scrum
16 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (14.12%) .NET Framework
18 11 (12.94%) TDD

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Node.js
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) WordPress
3 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.35%) Moodle
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.18%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) SMTP
2 5 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) MySQL
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) Subversion
3 8 (9.41%) JIRA
3 8 (9.41%) Jasmine
3 8 (9.41%) Grunt
4 5 (5.88%) Bower
5 4 (4.71%) NUnit
5 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.53%) Firebug
6 3 (3.53%) Fiddler
6 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.53%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (3.53%) Mocha
7 2 (2.35%) Moq
8 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (5.88%) Retail
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (88.24%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (8.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.53%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.35%) HTML Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Perl Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Programmer
8 2 (2.35%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (95.29%) HTML
2 53 (62.35%) jQuery
3 46 (54.12%) CSS3
4 44 (51.76%) HTML5
5 26 (30.59%) .NET
5 26 (30.59%) AngularJS
6 23 (27.06%) OAuth
6 23 (27.06%) OpenID
7 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (14.12%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.59%) Web Services
10 9 (10.59%) RESTful
11 8 (9.41%) REST
11 8 (9.41%) XML
11 8 (9.41%) LESS
12 7 (8.24%) ADO.NET
13 5 (5.88%) XHTML
13 5 (5.88%) Backbone.js
13 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Open Source
2 6 (7.06%) Kindle
2 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.71%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) W3C
5 2 (2.35%) VLE
5 2 (2.35%) Social Media
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) RIA
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
1 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) MVC
3 16 (18.82%) OO
4 13 (15.29%) Scrum
5 11 (12.94%) TDD
6 9 (10.59%) OOP
6 9 (10.59%) Web Development
7 6 (7.06%) SEO
7 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.06%) Line Management
8 5 (5.88%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.71%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (3.53%) BDD
10 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.53%) Image Processing
10 3 (3.53%) Workflow
11 2 (2.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
2 33 (38.82%) PHP
3 26 (30.59%) C#
4 23 (27.06%) Perl
4 23 (27.06%) Tcl
5 16 (18.82%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) Java
7 3 (3.53%) Python
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Oracle
2 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Google
4 2 (2.35%) ATG
4 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.18%) Zend
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
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