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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 363 401 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.09% 6.83% 5.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.95% 23.19% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 264 236
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £23.19 £27.50 £22.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +22.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.84 £15.00 £18.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £173.00 £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1582 1729 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.89% 29.46% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1262 1298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 714 (95.33%) HTML
2 615 (82.11%) JavaScript
3 357 (47.66%) HTML5
4 318 (42.46%) jQuery
5 277 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
6 268 (35.78%) CSS3
7 193 (25.77%) AngularJS
8 175 (23.36%) .NET
9 162 (21.63%) C#
10 156 (20.83%) PHP
11 155 (20.69%) TDD
12 152 (20.29%) MVC
13 143 (19.09%) Java
14 121 (16.15%) User Experience
15 113 (15.09%) Web Services
16 106 (14.15%) SQL
17 105 (14.02%) ASP.NET
18 102 (13.62%) OO
19 99 (13.22%) XML
20 97 (12.95%) Responsive Web Design
21 96 (12.82%) Backbone.js
21 96 (12.82%) MySQL
22 93 (12.42%) Web Development
22 93 (12.42%) Git (software)
23 91 (12.15%) SQL Server
24 82 (10.95%) Node.js
25 79 (10.55%) Ajax
26 78 (10.41%) E-Commerce
26 78 (10.41%) Scrum
27 77 (10.28%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 82 (10.95%) Node.js
2 65 (8.68%) CMS
3 43 (5.74%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.74%) Drupal
5 22 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (2.94%) WordPress
6 20 (2.67%) Apache
7 17 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.27%) IIS
8 11 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
9 10 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.20%) JBoss
11 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.67%) nginx
12 5 (0.67%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 49 (6.54%) Photoshop
2 27 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 11 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.93%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.67%) MS Office
7 4 (0.53%) ImageReady
7 4 (0.53%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.40%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.40%) InDesign
9 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.14%) Magento
2 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.53%) RMDS
3 4 (0.53%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.40%) Tridion
5 2 (0.27%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.13%) Cordys
6 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.07%) Force.com
3 5 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.53%) Office 365
5 3 (0.40%) SaaS
5 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.74%) HTTP
1 13 (1.74%) Internet
2 11 (1.47%) Intranet
3 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.27%) VPN
3 2 (0.27%) DVB
3 2 (0.27%) Firewall
3 2 (0.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) LDAP
4 1 (0.13%) SNMP
4 1 (0.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (12.82%) MySQL
2 91 (12.15%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 15 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.47%) Big Data
9 10 (1.34%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.07%) QlikView
11 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.67%) Redis
13 5 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 93 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.48%) Subversion
3 53 (7.08%) Grunt
4 36 (4.81%) Jasmine
5 32 (4.27%) Selenium
6 26 (3.47%) JIRA
6 26 (3.47%) Bower
7 25 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (3.34%) Axure RP
8 24 (3.20%) Visual Studio
9 23 (3.07%) Maven
9 23 (3.07%) WebDriver
10 22 (2.94%) Cucumber
11 19 (2.54%) JUnit
12 17 (2.27%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.00%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (1.74%) NUnit
15 12 (1.60%) Ant
15 12 (1.60%) QUnit
General
1 68 (9.08%) Finance
2 48 (6.41%) Banking
3 30 (4.01%) Marketing
4 26 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.80%) Retail
6 19 (2.54%) Advertising
7 13 (1.74%) Games
8 11 (1.47%) Publishing
8 11 (1.47%) Legal
9 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.67%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Front Office
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
11 3 (0.40%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.27%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 616 (82.24%) Developer
2 160 (21.36%) Front-End Developer
3 94 (12.55%) Senior Developer
4 93 (12.42%) Web Developer
5 56 (7.48%) PHP Developer
6 55 (7.34%) Designer
7 44 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 42 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 39 (5.21%) .NET Developer
10 36 (4.81%) UX Designer
11 30 (4.01%) C# Developer
12 25 (3.34%) UI Developer
12 25 (3.34%) UI Programmer
13 24 (3.20%) Senior Web Developer
14 23 (3.07%) SharePoint Developer
15 20 (2.67%) Drupal Developer
16 18 (2.40%) Architect
17 17 (2.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 15 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
19 14 (1.87%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (95.33%) HTML
2 357 (47.66%) HTML5
3 318 (42.46%) jQuery
4 268 (35.78%) CSS3
5 193 (25.77%) AngularJS
6 175 (23.36%) .NET
7 113 (15.09%) Web Services
8 105 (14.02%) ASP.NET
9 99 (13.22%) XML
10 96 (12.82%) Backbone.js
11 79 (10.55%) Ajax
12 77 (10.28%) JSON
13 73 (9.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 72 (9.61%) Sass
15 65 (8.68%) REST
16 58 (7.74%) RESTful
17 51 (6.81%) LESS
18 47 (6.28%) Spring
19 45 (6.01%) XHTML
20 42 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 121 (16.15%) User Experience
2 40 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.47%) Visualisation
4 19 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.27%) W3C
6 16 (2.14%) Open Source
7 15 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (1.87%) Social Media
9 13 (1.74%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.34%) Graphic Design
11 9 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.80%) Kindle
12 6 (0.80%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.80%) Streaming Video
12 6 (0.80%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.67%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.34%) Linux
2 36 (4.81%) UNIX
3 27 (3.60%) Windows
3 27 (3.60%) Android
3 27 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.07%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.67%) CentOS
6 5 (0.67%) VMS
7 2 (0.27%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (20.69%) TDD
3 152 (20.29%) MVC
4 102 (13.62%) OO
5 97 (12.95%) Responsive Web Design
6 93 (12.42%) Web Development
7 78 (10.41%) Scrum
7 78 (10.41%) E-Commerce
8 56 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (7.21%) BDD
10 44 (5.87%) Web Design
11 35 (4.67%) Unit Testing
12 28 (3.74%) SOA
12 28 (3.74%) OOP
13 26 (3.47%) Kanban
14 24 (3.20%) Pair Programming
15 23 (3.07%) Content Management
16 21 (2.80%) Software Engineering
17 20 (2.67%) Data Modelling
17 20 (2.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 615 (82.11%) JavaScript
2 162 (21.63%) C#
3 156 (20.83%) PHP
4 143 (19.09%) Java
5 106 (14.15%) SQL
6 31 (4.14%) Ruby
7 26 (3.47%) Python
8 21 (2.80%) Scala
9 13 (1.74%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.47%) VBA
10 11 (1.47%) C
10 11 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.20%) PHP5
12 8 (1.07%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.80%) C++
15 5 (0.67%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (5.21%) Degree
2 10 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.80%) VCP4
4 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) MBA
5 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.00%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.67%) WAI
4 3 (0.40%) WCAG
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.40%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (1.20%) Puppet
2 5 (0.67%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.53%) Ansible
4 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) StatsD
5 1 (0.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 47 (6.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.54%) Oracle
3 33 (4.41%) Adobe
4 28 (3.74%) Zend
5 22 (2.94%) Google
6 15 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.60%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.34%) Twitter
9 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.07%) IBM
11 6 (0.80%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.67%) Ektron
12 5 (0.67%) hybris
13 4 (0.53%) Syncfusion
13 4 (0.53%) RedDot
13 4 (0.53%) ION Trading
13 4 (0.53%) Epicor
13 4 (0.53%) Sybase
13 4 (0.53%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.53%) Facebook
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