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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 371 456 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.82% 7.04% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.72% 23.69% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 327 246
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £190.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +660.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -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
1633 1925 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 29.72% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1439 1401
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 672 (95.18%) HTML
2 581 (82.29%) JavaScript
3 336 (47.59%) HTML5
4 311 (44.05%) jQuery
5 264 (37.39%) CSS3
6 250 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
7 200 (28.33%) AngularJS
8 162 (22.95%) .NET
9 153 (21.67%) C#
10 152 (21.53%) TDD
11 140 (19.83%) PHP
12 138 (19.55%) MVC
13 136 (19.26%) User Experience
14 123 (17.42%) Java
15 118 (16.71%) SQL
16 104 (14.73%) SQL Server
16 104 (14.73%) ASP.NET
16 104 (14.73%) OO
17 102 (14.45%) Web Services
18 94 (13.31%) Backbone.js
19 93 (13.17%) MySQL
19 93 (13.17%) Git (software)
20 91 (12.89%) XML
21 88 (12.46%) Node.js
22 87 (12.32%) Web Development
23 85 (12.04%) Responsive Web Design
24 77 (10.91%) Scrum
24 77 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 76 (10.76%) CMS
25 76 (10.76%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 88 (12.46%) Node.js
2 76 (10.76%) CMS
3 41 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.40%) Drupal
5 23 (3.26%) WordPress
5 23 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (2.83%) Apache
7 14 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.98%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.84%) IIS
9 11 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (0.99%) JBoss
11 7 (0.99%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.71%) nginx
13 5 (0.71%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 50 (7.08%) Photoshop
2 28 (3.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 13 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.57%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.42%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.42%) MS Office
6 3 (0.42%) InDesign
6 3 (0.42%) ImageReady
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Magento
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.14%) Tridion
4 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.14%) RMDS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.56%) Force.com
4 8 (1.13%) GitHub
5 5 (0.71%) Office 365
6 4 (0.57%) SaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Heroku
7 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.69%) Internet
2 11 (1.56%) HTTP
3 7 (0.99%) Intranet
4 2 (0.28%) VPN
4 2 (0.28%) DVB
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) CTI
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 93 (13.17%) MySQL
3 32 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.82%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.83%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.42%) QlikView
10 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.27%) Big Data
11 9 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.99%) Redis
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.94%) Grunt
3 47 (6.66%) Subversion
4 30 (4.25%) Jasmine
5 25 (3.54%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.40%) Bower
7 23 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 23 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 23 (3.26%) Selenium
8 22 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.12%) Maven
8 22 (3.12%) Axure RP
9 20 (2.83%) JIRA
10 19 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.12%) NUnit
12 12 (1.70%) JUnit
12 12 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.70%) QUnit
12 12 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 49 (6.94%) Finance
2 39 (5.52%) Banking
3 26 (3.68%) Marketing
4 21 (2.97%) Retail
5 18 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.41%) Advertising
7 13 (1.84%) Legal
7 13 (1.84%) Games
8 12 (1.70%) Publishing
9 10 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.85%) Law
11 3 (0.42%) Automotive
11 3 (0.42%) Back Office
11 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Front Office
12 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.28%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.14%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 566 (80.17%) Developer
2 134 (18.98%) Front-End Developer
3 78 (11.05%) Web Developer
4 76 (10.76%) Senior Developer
5 65 (9.21%) Designer
6 51 (7.22%) PHP Developer
7 46 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 43 (6.09%) .NET Developer
9 40 (5.67%) UX Designer
10 36 (5.10%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.25%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.26%) Architect
13 21 (2.97%) UI Developer
13 21 (2.97%) SharePoint Developer
13 21 (2.97%) UI Programmer
14 20 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
15 19 (2.69%) UI Designer
16 18 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
17 17 (2.41%) Drupal Developer
18 14 (1.98%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (95.18%) HTML
2 336 (47.59%) HTML5
3 311 (44.05%) jQuery
4 264 (37.39%) CSS3
5 200 (28.33%) AngularJS
6 162 (22.95%) .NET
7 104 (14.73%) ASP.NET
8 102 (14.45%) Web Services
9 94 (13.31%) Backbone.js
10 91 (12.89%) XML
11 77 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 76 (10.76%) Ajax
13 75 (10.62%) JSON
14 72 (10.20%) Sass
15 60 (8.50%) REST
16 56 (7.93%) RESTful
17 54 (7.65%) LESS
18 47 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC
19 45 (6.37%) XHTML
19 45 (6.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 136 (19.26%) User Experience
2 39 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.40%) Visualisation
4 23 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.55%) Open Source
6 17 (2.41%) Social Media
7 14 (1.98%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (1.84%) W3C
9 9 (1.27%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.99%) Streaming Video
10 7 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.85%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.71%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.57%) Human Factors
13 4 (0.57%) iPad
13 4 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.57%) Kindle
13 4 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.67%) Linux
2 29 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 24 (3.40%) Android
4 23 (3.26%) Windows
5 22 (3.12%) UNIX
6 7 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.85%) CentOS
8 5 (0.71%) VMS
9 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (21.53%) TDD
3 138 (19.55%) MVC
4 104 (14.73%) OO
5 87 (12.32%) Web Development
6 85 (12.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 77 (10.91%) Scrum
8 60 (8.50%) BDD
9 56 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 34 (4.82%) Unit Testing
12 32 (4.53%) Content Management
13 31 (4.39%) Web Design
14 27 (3.82%) OOP
14 27 (3.82%) SOA
15 25 (3.54%) Pair Programming
16 21 (2.97%) Data Modelling
16 21 (2.97%) Project Management
17 20 (2.83%) Kanban
18 18 (2.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 581 (82.29%) JavaScript
2 153 (21.67%) C#
3 140 (19.83%) PHP
4 123 (17.42%) Java
5 118 (16.71%) SQL
6 39 (5.52%) Ruby
7 23 (3.26%) Scala
8 20 (2.83%) Python
9 15 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.56%) VBA
11 11 (1.56%) C
11 11 (1.56%) Apex Code
12 10 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.42%) PHP5
13 8 (1.13%) XPath
13 8 (1.13%) C++
14 5 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (5.95%) Degree
2 13 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) MBA
5 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.83%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.42%) WAI
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (0.99%) Puppet
2 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 47 (6.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.96%) Adobe
3 31 (4.39%) Oracle
4 19 (2.69%) Google
5 17 (2.41%) Zend
5 17 (2.41%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.98%) EPiServer
6 14 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.70%) Twitter
8 7 (0.99%) Ektron
9 5 (0.71%) Facebook
10 4 (0.57%) hybris
10 4 (0.57%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.57%) Syncfusion
10 4 (0.57%) Apple
10 4 (0.57%) IBM
10 4 (0.57%) Epicor
10 4 (0.57%) Sybase
11 3 (0.42%) Cognos
11 3 (0.42%) HP
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