The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 350 395 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.14% 6.89% 5.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.62% 23.05% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 331
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.23 £16.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.43% -61.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
CSS
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1697 1714 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.89% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1299 1591
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the City of London region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the City of London region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 690 (95.04%) HTML
2 592 (81.54%) JavaScript
3 339 (46.69%) HTML5
4 308 (42.42%) jQuery
5 272 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
6 258 (35.54%) CSS3
7 209 (28.79%) AngularJS
8 176 (24.24%) TDD
8 176 (24.24%) .NET
9 160 (22.04%) C#
10 157 (21.63%) MVC
11 136 (18.73%) Java
12 126 (17.36%) User Experience
13 123 (16.94%) SQL
14 119 (16.39%) PHP
15 118 (16.25%) SQL Server
16 111 (15.29%) ASP.NET
17 105 (14.46%) Scrum
18 103 (14.19%) OO
19 98 (13.50%) Web Services
20 96 (13.22%) MySQL
21 94 (12.95%) Web Development
22 93 (12.81%) Node.js
23 90 (12.40%) Ajax
23 90 (12.40%) XML
24 86 (11.85%) Git (software)
25 82 (11.29%) Backbone.js
26 78 (10.74%) Responsive Web Design
27 76 (10.47%) BDD
28 74 (10.19%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 93 (12.81%) Node.js
2 71 (9.78%) CMS
3 38 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (3.03%) Drupal
5 19 (2.62%) Apache
6 17 (2.34%) WordPress
7 16 (2.20%) Umbraco
8 15 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.79%) IIS
10 12 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.52%) ColdFusion
12 10 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (1.24%) Confluence
14 8 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.96%) JBoss
15 7 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.83%) nginx
16 6 (0.83%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 46 (6.34%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (3.31%) MS Excel
4 18 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.83%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.69%) MS Office
8 4 (0.55%) ImageReady
8 4 (0.55%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.55%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.41%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.41%) InDesign
10 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.93%) Magento
2 3 (0.41%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.52%) GitHub
4 9 (1.24%) Office 365
5 8 (1.10%) Force.com
6 6 (0.83%) Heroku
6 6 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.69%) SaaS
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.03%) HTTP
2 16 (2.20%) Internet
3 7 (0.96%) Intranet
4 4 (0.55%) AMQP
5 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.28%) VPN
6 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) RTSP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.14%) NFC
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) CTI
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 96 (13.22%) MySQL
3 30 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (4.13%) MongoDB
3 30 (4.13%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.93%) QlikView
6 13 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.52%) Big Data
9 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.38%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.96%) Redis
11 7 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 86 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.99%) Subversion
3 44 (6.06%) Grunt
4 36 (4.96%) Jasmine
5 27 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.31%) Bower
7 22 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 22 (3.03%) JIRA
8 21 (2.89%) gulp
9 20 (2.75%) Selenium
10 19 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (2.62%) Cucumber
11 17 (2.34%) NUnit
12 14 (1.93%) Axure RP
13 13 (1.79%) Maven
14 12 (1.65%) JUnit
14 12 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.24%) SpecFlow
15 9 (1.24%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (10.19%) Finance
2 39 (5.37%) Banking
3 31 (4.27%) Marketing
4 26 (3.58%) Retail
5 15 (2.07%) Legal
5 15 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.65%) Publishing
7 12 (1.65%) Games
8 11 (1.52%) Advertising
9 6 (0.83%) Law
10 5 (0.69%) Front Office
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
11 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.28%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 589 (81.13%) Developer
2 133 (18.32%) Front-End Developer
3 79 (10.88%) Senior Developer
4 64 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 58 (7.99%) .NET Developer
6 56 (7.71%) Designer
7 50 (6.89%) C# Developer
8 45 (6.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 39 (5.37%) Java Developer
10 37 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (4.96%) PHP Developer
12 28 (3.86%) UX Designer
13 27 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
14 22 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
15 21 (2.89%) UI Developer
16 20 (2.75%) UI Programmer
17 18 (2.48%) UI Designer
18 16 (2.20%) Senior .NET Developer
18 16 (2.20%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 690 (95.04%) HTML
2 339 (46.69%) HTML5
3 308 (42.42%) jQuery
4 258 (35.54%) CSS3
5 209 (28.79%) AngularJS
6 176 (24.24%) .NET
7 111 (15.29%) ASP.NET
8 98 (13.50%) Web Services
9 90 (12.40%) XML
9 90 (12.40%) Ajax
10 82 (11.29%) Backbone.js
11 72 (9.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 70 (9.64%) JSON
13 66 (9.09%) Sass
14 65 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (7.16%) REST
16 51 (7.02%) Spring
17 46 (6.34%) .NET Framework
17 46 (6.34%) RESTful
18 43 (5.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 126 (17.36%) User Experience
2 45 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.99%) Visualisation
4 24 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.52%) Social Media
7 9 (1.24%) W3C
8 8 (1.10%) E-Learning
8 8 (1.10%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.96%) Video on Demand
10 6 (0.83%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.69%) Streaming Video
11 5 (0.69%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.55%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.55%) Derivative
12 4 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.41%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.47%) Linux
2 28 (3.86%) Windows
3 27 (3.72%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.58%) Android
5 19 (2.62%) UNIX
6 6 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (24.24%) TDD
3 157 (21.63%) MVC
4 105 (14.46%) Scrum
5 103 (14.19%) OO
6 94 (12.95%) Web Development
7 78 (10.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 76 (10.47%) BDD
9 66 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 59 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (4.82%) Content Management
12 33 (4.55%) Unit Testing
13 29 (3.99%) Web Design
14 28 (3.86%) SOA
15 25 (3.44%) Data Modelling
15 25 (3.44%) Analytics
16 24 (3.31%) Kanban
16 24 (3.31%) Software Engineering
17 22 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (2.89%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 592 (81.54%) JavaScript
2 160 (22.04%) C#
3 136 (18.73%) Java
4 123 (16.94%) SQL
5 119 (16.39%) PHP
6 41 (5.65%) Ruby
7 27 (3.72%) Scala
8 24 (3.31%) Python
9 20 (2.75%) Objective-C
10 18 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.52%) Apex Code
12 10 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.38%) VBA
13 9 (1.24%) ActionScript
14 8 (1.10%) XPath
14 8 (1.10%) PHP5
15 7 (0.96%) C++
16 6 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.83%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (4.82%) Degree
2 21 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.28%) ISEB
5 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) WAI
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (0.96%) Puppet
2 5 (0.69%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.28%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.28%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) logstash
5 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 62 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.79%) Adobe
3 35 (4.82%) Oracle
4 20 (2.75%) Zend
5 17 (2.34%) Google
5 17 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.07%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.38%) Twitter
8 9 (1.24%) EPiServer
9 8 (1.10%) Ektron
10 6 (0.83%) IBM
11 5 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.69%) Apple
11 5 (0.69%) Facebook
11 5 (0.69%) Tableau
12 4 (0.55%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.55%) Splunk
12 4 (0.55%) Syncfusion
12 4 (0.55%) hybris
12 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
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