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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 28 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.83% 6.69% 10.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.53% 22.22% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 39
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £311 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 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 £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
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
119 81 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.54% 30.11% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 100
Average daily rate £381 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 51 (92.73%) HTML
2 37 (67.27%) JavaScript
3 27 (49.09%) HTML5
4 25 (45.45%) jQuery
5 24 (43.64%) PHP
6 22 (40.00%) CSS3
7 16 (29.09%) Web Services
8 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
8 13 (23.64%) MySQL
8 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
9 12 (21.82%) MVC
10 11 (20.00%) .NET
10 11 (20.00%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) OO
10 11 (20.00%) RESTful
11 10 (18.18%) OOP
12 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.36%) Perl
12 9 (16.36%) Open Source
12 9 (16.36%) Laravel
13 8 (14.55%) OpenID
13 8 (14.55%) OpenSSO
13 8 (14.55%) OAuth
13 8 (14.55%) SQL
13 8 (14.55%) Oracle
13 8 (14.55%) Tcl
14 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
15 6 (10.91%) Kindle
15 6 (10.91%) Node.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (10.91%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) nginx
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) WordPress
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Moodle
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Shopify
1 2 (3.64%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) SMTP
3 2 (3.64%) SSH
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
2 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 5 (9.09%) Grunt
3 4 (7.27%) PHPUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Mocha
4 3 (5.45%) Bower
5 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.82%) Firebug
6 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.45%) Banking
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 12 (21.82%) PHP Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Business Solution Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Business Architect
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Moodle Developer
7 2 (3.64%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) HTML
2 27 (49.09%) HTML5
3 25 (45.45%) jQuery
4 22 (40.00%) CSS3
5 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.00%) .NET
7 11 (20.00%) RESTful
8 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
8 9 (16.36%) Laravel
9 8 (14.55%) OpenID
9 8 (14.55%) OAuth
10 6 (10.91%) REST
11 5 (9.09%) Symfony
12 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (7.27%) LESS
12 4 (7.27%) JSON
13 3 (5.45%) Ajax
13 3 (5.45%) Google Maps API
13 3 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Open Source
2 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.91%) Kindle
4 3 (5.45%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Social Media
5 2 (3.64%) VLE
5 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Debian
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) MVC
3 11 (20.00%) OO
4 10 (18.18%) OOP
5 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Web Development
6 5 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) Content Management
8 3 (5.45%) TDD
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) Android Development
9 2 (3.64%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (3.64%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) SEO
9 2 (3.64%) Workflow
9 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) JavaScript
2 24 (43.64%) PHP
3 11 (20.00%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) Perl
5 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) Tcl
6 6 (10.91%) Python
7 5 (9.09%) PHP5
8 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.64%) Java
9 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Twitter
4 3 (5.45%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Adobe
5 2 (3.64%) Temenos
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.82%) Facebook
6 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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