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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 422 462 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.05% 6.44% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.98% 21.73% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 368 308
Average daily rate
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£378 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £485 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
1760 2126 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.39% 29.65% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1627 1492
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £31.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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.

1 781 (94.55%) HTML
2 643 (77.85%) JavaScript
3 364 (44.07%) HTML5
4 315 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 310 (37.53%) jQuery
6 281 (34.02%) CSS3
7 225 (27.24%) .NET
8 194 (23.49%) C#
9 189 (22.88%) AngularJS
10 187 (22.64%) MVC
11 161 (19.49%) Java
12 159 (19.25%) ASP.NET
13 149 (18.04%) TDD
14 148 (17.92%) PHP
15 127 (15.38%) Web Services
15 127 (15.38%) Finance
16 120 (14.53%) XML
16 120 (14.53%) User Experience
17 114 (13.80%) SQL Server
18 106 (12.83%) E-Commerce
18 106 (12.83%) Web Development
19 104 (12.59%) OO
20 103 (12.47%) Scrum
20 103 (12.47%) Ajax
21 102 (12.35%) SQL
21 102 (12.35%) Git (software)
22 92 (11.14%) Responsive Web Design
23 90 (10.90%) Backbone.js
24 88 (10.65%) MySQL
25 85 (10.29%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 85 (10.29%) Node.js
2 84 (10.17%) CMS
3 60 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 35 (4.24%) IIS
5 31 (3.75%) Apache
5 31 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 28 (3.39%) Drupal
7 27 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 26 (3.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (2.91%) Umbraco
10 22 (2.66%) WordPress
11 14 (1.69%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
13 9 (1.09%) JBoss
14 8 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.73%) Joomla!
15 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.73%) Confluence
16 5 (0.61%) DNN
Applications
1 75 (9.08%) Photoshop
2 35 (4.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (2.30%) MS Excel
4 16 (1.94%) InDesign
5 12 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (1.21%) MS Office
7 8 (0.97%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.48%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.36%) MS Project
10 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.24%) GIMP
11 1 (0.12%) ImageReady
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 18 (2.18%) Magento
2 5 (0.61%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.61%) RMDS
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.24%) Tridion
4 2 (0.24%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) Cordys
5 1 (0.12%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.57%) GitHub
2 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.48%) Office 365
5 3 (0.36%) SaaS
5 3 (0.36%) Force.com
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.51%) HTTP
2 19 (2.30%) Internet
3 16 (1.94%) Intranet
4 5 (0.61%) SSH
5 4 (0.48%) Firewall
5 4 (0.48%) LDAP
6 3 (0.36%) SSL
7 2 (0.24%) Extranet
7 2 (0.24%) X.509
7 2 (0.24%) DNS
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.24%) AMQP
8 1 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.12%) FWSM
8 1 (0.12%) SMTP
8 1 (0.12%) SNMP
8 1 (0.12%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.65%) MySQL
3 38 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.18%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.61%) Big Data
15 5 (0.61%) MS Access
16 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.48%) DB2
16 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 102 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 77 (9.32%) Subversion
3 56 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.63%) Grunt
5 26 (3.15%) WebDriver
5 26 (3.15%) JIRA
6 24 (2.91%) NUnit
7 22 (2.66%) JUnit
8 21 (2.54%) Selenium
8 21 (2.54%) Jasmine
9 20 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (2.06%) Axure RP
12 15 (1.82%) Bower
12 15 (1.82%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
13 14 (1.69%) Maven
14 13 (1.57%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.57%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 127 (15.38%) Finance
2 62 (7.51%) Banking
3 37 (4.48%) Marketing
4 32 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.91%) Retail
6 20 (2.42%) Publishing
7 15 (1.82%) Legal
8 10 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.09%) Games
10 8 (0.97%) Advertising
11 7 (0.85%) Front Office
11 7 (0.85%) Back Office
12 5 (0.61%) Law
13 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 669 (80.99%) Developer
2 196 (23.73%) Front-End Developer
3 100 (12.11%) Web Developer
4 91 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 70 (8.47%) .NET Developer
6 61 (7.38%) Designer
7 54 (6.54%) PHP Developer
8 43 (5.21%) Java Developer
9 37 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 33 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
12 29 (3.51%) UI Developer
13 26 (3.15%) UX Designer
14 25 (3.03%) UI Programmer
15 21 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
16 18 (2.18%) Architect
17 16 (1.94%) Senior Web Developer
18 15 (1.82%) Web Designer
19 14 (1.69%) ASP.NET Developer
19 14 (1.69%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 781 (94.55%) HTML
2 364 (44.07%) HTML5
3 310 (37.53%) jQuery
4 281 (34.02%) CSS3
5 225 (27.24%) .NET
6 189 (22.88%) AngularJS
7 159 (19.25%) ASP.NET
8 127 (15.38%) Web Services
9 120 (14.53%) XML
10 103 (12.47%) Ajax
11 90 (10.90%) Backbone.js
12 72 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (8.11%) JSON
14 61 (7.38%) KnockoutJS
15 57 (6.90%) REST
16 56 (6.78%) RESTful
16 56 (6.78%) .NET Framework
17 54 (6.54%) Sass
17 54 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 50 (6.05%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.53%) User Experience
2 43 (5.21%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.15%) Open Source
4 26 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.54%) Social Media
6 20 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 19 (2.30%) W3C
8 16 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.57%) iPhone
10 12 (1.45%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.97%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.73%) RIA
14 6 (0.73%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.61%) Kindle
15 5 (0.61%) iPad
15 5 (0.61%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.20%) Linux
2 57 (6.90%) UNIX
3 47 (5.69%) Android
4 44 (5.33%) Windows
5 34 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 29 (3.51%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.12%) webOS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (22.64%) MVC
3 149 (18.04%) TDD
4 106 (12.83%) E-Commerce
4 106 (12.83%) Web Development
5 104 (12.59%) OO
6 103 (12.47%) Scrum
7 92 (11.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 67 (8.11%) Web Design
9 65 (7.87%) BDD
10 52 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (4.72%) Unit Testing
12 29 (3.51%) Content Management
13 26 (3.15%) Kanban
14 23 (2.78%) Configuration Management
15 22 (2.66%) OO PHP
15 22 (2.66%) SEO
15 22 (2.66%) Workflow
16 21 (2.54%) OOP
16 21 (2.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 643 (77.85%) JavaScript
2 194 (23.49%) C#
3 161 (19.49%) Java
4 148 (17.92%) PHP
5 102 (12.35%) SQL
6 34 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 31 (3.75%) Ruby
8 30 (3.63%) Python
9 20 (2.42%) Scala
10 17 (2.06%) PHP5
11 14 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 8 (0.97%) Perl
13 8 (0.97%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.73%) VB
14 6 (0.73%) C
15 5 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (6.90%) Degree
2 13 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.36%) MCTS
4 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.12%) CCSP
6 1 (0.12%) CCNP
6 1 (0.12%) CCNA
6 1 (0.12%) CCSA
6 1 (0.12%) CCSE
6 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.51%) QA
2 7 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.36%) WAI
4 2 (0.24%) HL7
4 2 (0.24%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.36%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (0.85%) Puppet
2 5 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.24%) Control-M
4 2 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.12%) StatsD
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (6.66%) Adobe
2 47 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.57%) Oracle
4 44 (5.33%) Zend
5 27 (3.27%) Sitecore
6 22 (2.66%) EPiServer
7 15 (1.82%) Ektron
7 15 (1.82%) Google
8 14 (1.69%) RedDot
9 12 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.97%) IBM
11 6 (0.73%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.73%) Twitter
12 5 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.61%) hybris
12 5 (0.61%) Open Text
12 5 (0.61%) ION Trading
13 4 (0.48%) Splunk
14 3 (0.36%) Facebook
14 3 (0.36%) Rackspace
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