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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 33 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.11% 10.81% 7.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.75% 26.04% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £248 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
159 169 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.27% 41.52% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 122 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £22.25 £39.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £39.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 59 (95.16%) HTML
2 55 (88.71%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.32%) jQuery
3 25 (40.32%) HTML5
4 23 (37.10%) CSS3
5 18 (29.03%) MVC
6 16 (25.81%) Java
6 16 (25.81%) Ajax
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) MySQL
8 12 (19.35%) PHP
8 12 (19.35%) User Experience
9 11 (17.74%) .NET
9 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
9 11 (17.74%) RESTful
10 10 (16.13%) Web Services
10 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.90%) Node.js
12 8 (12.90%) Web Application Development
13 7 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
13 7 (11.29%) XML
13 7 (11.29%) C#
13 7 (11.29%) Python
13 7 (11.29%) SOA
13 7 (11.29%) WordPress
13 7 (11.29%) Google Maps API
13 7 (11.29%) Google

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (12.90%) Node.js
2 7 (11.29%) WordPress
3 6 (9.68%) Drupal
4 5 (8.06%) CMS
5 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MySQL
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Grunt
3 5 (8.06%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.84%) WebStorm
4 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.84%) Selenium
5 2 (3.23%) JMeter
5 2 (3.23%) JBehave
5 2 (3.23%) PhantomJS
5 2 (3.23%) Appium
5 2 (3.23%) gulp
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Web Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (17.74%) UI Developer
3 11 (17.74%) UI Programmer
4 6 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Web Applications Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Mobile Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (95.16%) HTML
2 25 (40.32%) jQuery
2 25 (40.32%) HTML5
3 23 (37.10%) CSS3
4 16 (25.81%) Ajax
5 11 (17.74%) RESTful
5 11 (17.74%) .NET
6 10 (16.13%) Web Services
7 7 (11.29%) XML
7 7 (11.29%) Google Maps API
7 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
7 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.68%) JSON
9 5 (8.06%) Symfony
9 5 (8.06%) REST
10 4 (6.45%) JPA
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) MVC
2 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) Web Application Development
4 7 (11.29%) SOA
4 7 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (9.68%) Web Development
6 5 (8.06%) UX Design
6 5 (8.06%) Web Design
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.45%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) B2C
7 4 (6.45%) Analytics
7 4 (6.45%) OOD
8 3 (4.84%) Open Source
8 3 (4.84%) BDD
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
8 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.23%) OOP
9 2 (3.23%) TDD
9 2 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (88.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.81%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) PHP
4 7 (11.29%) C#
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 3 (4.84%) ECMAScript
5 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.84%) Dart
6 2 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) XQuery
7 1 (1.61%) PHP5
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Google
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Intershop
3 4 (6.45%) hybris
3 4 (6.45%) Demandware
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Telerik
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) Zend
5 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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