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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 40 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.80% 8.59% 6.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.47% 22.11% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 14
Average daily rate
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£333 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £287 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £460 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
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 £35.00 £34.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
178 190 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.70% 38.85% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 138 49
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £9.50 £43.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.16% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 67 (94.37%) HTML
2 59 (83.10%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.85%) jQuery
4 27 (38.03%) HTML5
5 26 (36.62%) CSS3
6 23 (32.39%) Java
7 22 (30.99%) MVC
8 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (25.35%) Ajax
10 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
11 15 (21.13%) PHP
11 15 (21.13%) User Experience
12 13 (18.31%) MySQL
13 12 (16.90%) .NET
13 12 (16.90%) Drupal
14 11 (15.49%) RESTful
15 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
15 10 (14.08%) Node.js
16 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (12.68%) Web Services
16 9 (12.68%) Spring
17 8 (11.27%) Google
17 8 (11.27%) C#
17 8 (11.27%) SOA
17 8 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 8 (11.27%) Grunt
18 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
18 7 (9.86%) REST
18 7 (9.86%) Backbone.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (16.90%) Drupal
2 10 (14.08%) Node.js
3 7 (9.86%) WordPress
4 6 (8.45%) CMS
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.23%) Apache
7 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.41%) IIS
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) Grunt
3 7 (9.86%) Mercurial
4 5 (7.04%) Jasmine
4 5 (7.04%) WebStorm
4 5 (7.04%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.63%) PhantomJS
5 4 (5.63%) gulp
6 3 (4.23%) Maven
6 3 (4.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.82%) JMeter
7 2 (2.82%) JBehave
7 2 (2.82%) Appium
8 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.63%) Retail
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.08%) UI Developer
4 10 (14.08%) UI Programmer
5 6 (8.45%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.04%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (94.37%) HTML
2 29 (40.85%) jQuery
3 27 (38.03%) HTML5
4 26 (36.62%) CSS3
5 18 (25.35%) Ajax
6 12 (16.90%) .NET
7 11 (15.49%) RESTful
8 9 (12.68%) Web Services
8 9 (12.68%) Spring
9 8 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.86%) Backbone.js
10 7 (9.86%) REST
10 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
10 7 (9.86%) XML
10 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (9.86%) Google Maps API
11 6 (8.45%) Servlets
11 6 (8.45%) Sass
12 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.82%) Biology
4 2 (2.82%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) MVC
2 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (11.27%) SOA
5 7 (9.86%) UX Design
6 6 (8.45%) Web Application Development
6 6 (8.45%) Web Development
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.04%) Web Design
7 5 (7.04%) OO
7 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.04%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) B2C
8 4 (5.63%) OOD
8 4 (5.63%) Analytics
8 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.23%) Open Source
9 3 (4.23%) BDD
9 3 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (83.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (32.39%) Java
3 15 (21.13%) PHP
4 8 (11.27%) C#
5 5 (7.04%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) ECMAScript
5 5 (7.04%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.04%) Dart
6 2 (2.82%) SQL
7 1 (1.41%) XQuery
7 1 (1.41%) PHP5
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Google
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) hybris
4 4 (5.63%) Demandware
4 4 (5.63%) Intershop
5 3 (4.23%) Adobe
5 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.82%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.41%) Zend
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) Telerik
7 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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