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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 418 473 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.07% 6.44% 5.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.78% 21.72% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 382 325
Average daily rate
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£375 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +115.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
1758 2178 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.73% 29.66% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1649 1693
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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.

1 764 (92.38%) HTML
2 622 (75.21%) JavaScript
3 366 (44.26%) HTML5
4 326 (39.42%) jQuery
5 296 (35.79%) CSS3
6 231 (27.93%) .NET
7 200 (24.18%) C#
8 172 (20.80%) MVC
9 171 (20.68%) ASP.NET
10 159 (19.23%) AngularJS
11 157 (18.98%) Java
12 151 (18.26%) TDD
13 129 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
14 126 (15.24%) XML
15 125 (15.11%) SQL Server
16 123 (14.87%) PHP
17 122 (14.75%) Finance
18 118 (14.27%) Web Services
19 115 (13.91%) Ajax
20 109 (13.18%) SQL
21 108 (13.06%) OO
22 105 (12.70%) Scrum
23 100 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
24 99 (11.97%) Git (software)
25 93 (11.25%) Web Development
26 86 (10.40%) CMS
27 85 (10.28%) E-Commerce
28 83 (10.04%) Photoshop
29 82 (9.92%) Backbone.js
30 80 (9.67%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 86 (10.40%) CMS
2 80 (9.67%) Node.js
3 73 (8.83%) SharePoint
4 35 (4.23%) Apache
4 35 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 34 (4.11%) IIS
6 32 (3.87%) Umbraco
7 31 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 31 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 24 (2.90%) Drupal
9 18 (2.18%) WordPress
10 10 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.73%) DNN
13 5 (0.60%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.60%) AquaLogic
13 5 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (10.04%) Photoshop
2 47 (5.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (2.90%) InDesign
4 17 (2.06%) MS Excel
5 10 (1.21%) MS Office
6 4 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.48%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.24%) MS Project
8 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.24%) GIMP
8 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.69%) Magento
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) RMDS
3 2 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.12%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.69%) GitHub
2 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.73%) SaaS
4 5 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.48%) Force.com
6 3 (0.36%) Office 365
7 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.24%) Heroku
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.87%) HTTP
2 22 (2.66%) Internet
3 13 (1.57%) Intranet
4 4 (0.48%) SSL
4 4 (0.48%) LDAP
4 4 (0.48%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.36%) SSH
5 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 2 (0.24%) AMQP
6 2 (0.24%) Extranet
6 2 (0.24%) X.509
6 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 2 (0.24%) SMTP
6 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.71%) MySQL
3 38 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.18%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.73%) Big Data
14 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.60%) MS Access
15 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 99 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.71%) Subversion
3 66 (7.98%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.63%) Grunt
5 25 (3.02%) JUnit
6 23 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 22 (2.66%) NUnit
8 18 (2.18%) Maven
8 18 (2.18%) Jasmine
8 18 (2.18%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.06%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.81%) JIRA
10 15 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.69%) Bower
12 13 (1.57%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.57%) Axure RP
12 13 (1.57%) Mercurial
12 13 (1.57%) Selenium
13 12 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (1.21%) Eclipse
General
1 122 (14.75%) Finance
2 71 (8.59%) Banking
3 40 (4.84%) Marketing
4 36 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.51%) Retail
6 16 (1.93%) Publishing
7 13 (1.57%) Legal
8 11 (1.33%) Back Office
9 10 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.97%) Front Office
10 8 (0.97%) Advertising
10 8 (0.97%) Games
11 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.60%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 642 (77.63%) Developer
2 178 (21.52%) Front-End Developer
3 107 (12.94%) Web Developer
4 81 (9.79%) .NET Developer
5 73 (8.83%) Designer
6 69 (8.34%) Senior Developer
7 47 (5.68%) Java Developer
8 45 (5.44%) PHP Developer
9 39 (4.72%) SharePoint Developer
10 34 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 34 (4.11%) C# Developer
11 26 (3.14%) User Experience Designer
12 25 (3.02%) UI Developer
13 24 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (2.78%) Architect
15 22 (2.66%) Front-End Web Developer
15 22 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
16 21 (2.54%) Digital Designer
17 20 (2.42%) UI Programmer
18 18 (2.18%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 764 (92.38%) HTML
2 366 (44.26%) HTML5
3 326 (39.42%) jQuery
4 296 (35.79%) CSS3
5 231 (27.93%) .NET
6 171 (20.68%) ASP.NET
7 159 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 126 (15.24%) XML
9 118 (14.27%) Web Services
10 115 (13.91%) Ajax
11 82 (9.92%) Backbone.js
12 79 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (7.62%) JSON
14 60 (7.26%) .NET Framework
15 58 (7.01%) KnockoutJS
16 49 (5.93%) RESTful
16 49 (5.93%) REST
17 48 (5.80%) XHTML
18 46 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 43 (5.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.32%) Mobile App
2 32 (3.87%) Open Source
3 28 (3.39%) Social Media
4 27 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.14%) W3C
6 24 (2.90%) iPhone
7 22 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.09%) iPad
10 8 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 8 (0.97%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.97%) Online Banking
11 7 (0.85%) NHS
11 7 (0.85%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.73%) RIA
12 6 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.73%) Animation
13 5 (0.60%) Informatics
13 5 (0.60%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.60%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.71%) Linux
2 54 (6.53%) Android
3 51 (6.17%) UNIX
4 48 (5.80%) Windows
5 45 (5.44%) Apple iOS
6 25 (3.02%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.60%) Solaris
8 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.36%) AIX
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.12%) webOS
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (20.80%) MVC
2 151 (18.26%) TDD
3 129 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (13.06%) OO
5 105 (12.70%) Scrum
6 100 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 93 (11.25%) Web Development
8 85 (10.28%) E-Commerce
9 76 (9.19%) BDD
10 63 (7.62%) Web Design
11 55 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (4.59%) Content Management
13 37 (4.47%) Unit Testing
14 26 (3.14%) Configuration Management
15 23 (2.78%) Workflow
15 23 (2.78%) Kanban
15 23 (2.78%) iOS Development
16 20 (2.42%) OOP
17 19 (2.30%) Project Management
17 19 (2.30%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 622 (75.21%) JavaScript
2 200 (24.18%) C#
3 157 (18.98%) Java
4 123 (14.87%) PHP
5 109 (13.18%) SQL
6 44 (5.32%) T-SQL
7 34 (4.11%) Ruby
8 29 (3.51%) Python
9 18 (2.18%) PHP5
10 17 (2.06%) Scala
11 16 (1.93%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.45%) Objective-C
13 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.09%) Perl
15 8 (0.97%) C++
15 8 (0.97%) ActionScript
15 8 (0.97%) XAML
16 7 (0.85%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (6.53%) Degree
2 16 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.36%) MCTS
6 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.24%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) CCSP
7 1 (0.12%) CCNP
7 1 (0.12%) CCNA
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CCSA
7 1 (0.12%) CCSE
7 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.12%) MCITP
7 1 (0.12%) MCPD
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.90%) QA
2 9 (1.09%) WAI
3 6 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.24%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.85%) Puppet
2 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.36%) Control-M
4 2 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 68 (8.22%) Adobe
2 51 (6.17%) Oracle
3 42 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 35 (4.23%) Sitecore
5 32 (3.87%) Zend
6 24 (2.90%) EPiServer
7 16 (1.93%) Ektron
8 12 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.33%) RedDot
10 9 (1.09%) Google
11 7 (0.85%) JBoss
11 7 (0.85%) Twitter
12 6 (0.73%) IBM
13 4 (0.48%) Sybase
13 4 (0.48%) hybris
14 3 (0.36%) Rackspace
14 3 (0.36%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.36%) Open Text
14 3 (0.36%) Lyris
14 3 (0.36%) Business Objects
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Home working 2 days
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago