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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 334 422 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.16% 7.06% 5.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.84% 23.67% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 316 278
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -8.57%
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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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 659 (95.09%) HTML
2 568 (81.96%) JavaScript
3 347 (50.07%) HTML5
4 290 (41.85%) jQuery
5 265 (38.24%) CSS3
6 248 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (27.13%) AngularJS
8 159 (22.94%) .NET
9 157 (22.66%) TDD
10 149 (21.50%) C#
11 141 (20.35%) MVC
12 129 (18.61%) PHP
13 126 (18.18%) Java
14 121 (17.46%) SQL
15 118 (17.03%) User Experience
16 109 (15.73%) SQL Server
17 108 (15.58%) OO
18 102 (14.72%) ASP.NET
19 97 (14.00%) MySQL
20 90 (12.99%) Scrum
21 89 (12.84%) Web Services
22 88 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
23 86 (12.41%) Node.js
23 86 (12.41%) Web Development
24 83 (11.98%) Git (software)
25 81 (11.69%) Backbone.js
26 80 (11.54%) XML
27 79 (11.40%) Ajax
28 70 (10.10%) CMS
29 69 (9.96%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 86 (12.41%) Node.js
2 70 (10.10%) CMS
3 35 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.90%) Drupal
5 19 (2.74%) Apache
5 19 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (2.60%) WordPress
7 15 (2.16%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.44%) ColdFusion
10 9 (1.30%) IIS
11 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.01%) JBoss
12 7 (1.01%) nginx
13 6 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.72%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 44 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 24 (3.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (2.60%) MS Excel
4 17 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.58%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.43%) MS Office
6 3 (0.43%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.43%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.43%) ImageReady
6 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Magento
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.59%) Force.com
4 9 (1.30%) GitHub
5 6 (0.87%) Heroku
6 5 (0.72%) Office 365
7 4 (0.58%) SaaS
7 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.45%) Internet
2 13 (1.88%) HTTP
3 8 (1.15%) Intranet
4 2 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) CTI
5 1 (0.14%) MPLS
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.14%) NFC
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 97 (14.00%) MySQL
3 32 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 25 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (2.31%) QlikView
9 13 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.30%) Big Data
13 8 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.01%) Redis
15 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.43%) MS Access
16 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 83 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.78%) Subversion
3 45 (6.49%) Grunt
4 33 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 24 (3.46%) Visual Studio
5 24 (3.46%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.03%) Bower
7 18 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (2.45%) Selenium
8 17 (2.45%) Axure RP
9 16 (2.31%) JIRA
9 16 (2.31%) Maven
10 15 (2.16%) NUnit
11 11 (1.59%) JUnit
12 10 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (1.44%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.15%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.15%) QUnit
13 8 (1.15%) Mocha
General
1 54 (7.79%) Finance
2 42 (6.06%) Banking
3 26 (3.75%) Marketing
4 19 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.60%) Retail
6 14 (2.02%) Games
6 14 (2.02%) Advertising
6 14 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.73%) Legal
7 12 (1.73%) Publishing
8 5 (0.72%) Law
9 3 (0.43%) Automotive
9 3 (0.43%) Front Office
9 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.29%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.29%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 561 (80.95%) Developer
2 123 (17.75%) Front-End Developer
3 82 (11.83%) Senior Developer
4 75 (10.82%) Web Developer
5 62 (8.95%) Designer
6 49 (7.07%) .NET Developer
7 47 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 42 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 39 (5.63%) PHP Developer
10 35 (5.05%) UX Designer
11 34 (4.91%) Java Developer
12 28 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (2.74%) Architect
14 19 (2.74%) SharePoint Developer
15 18 (2.60%) UI Programmer
15 18 (2.60%) UI Developer
15 18 (2.60%) UI Designer
15 18 (2.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (2.60%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (95.09%) HTML
2 347 (50.07%) HTML5
3 290 (41.85%) jQuery
4 265 (38.24%) CSS3
5 188 (27.13%) AngularJS
6 159 (22.94%) .NET
7 102 (14.72%) ASP.NET
8 89 (12.84%) Web Services
9 81 (11.69%) Backbone.js
10 80 (11.54%) XML
11 79 (11.40%) Ajax
12 69 (9.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 65 (9.38%) JSON
14 59 (8.51%) Sass
15 55 (7.94%) REST
16 51 (7.36%) RESTful
17 50 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (6.78%) LESS
19 41 (5.92%) Spring
20 39 (5.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (17.03%) User Experience
2 41 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 28 (4.04%) Visualisation
4 19 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.16%) Open Source
7 13 (1.88%) Social Media
8 12 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.30%) W3C
9 9 (1.30%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.01%) E-Learning
10 7 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.72%) Derivative
11 5 (0.72%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.72%) iPad
12 4 (0.58%) Kindle
12 4 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.58%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.58%) Human Factors
12 4 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.63%) Linux
2 32 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 26 (3.75%) Android
4 21 (3.03%) UNIX
4 21 (3.03%) Windows
5 5 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.58%) CentOS
6 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.29%) VMS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (22.66%) TDD
3 141 (20.35%) MVC
4 108 (15.58%) OO
5 90 (12.99%) Scrum
6 88 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 86 (12.41%) Web Development
8 68 (9.81%) BDD
9 57 (8.23%) E-Commerce
10 56 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (4.47%) Content Management
12 30 (4.33%) Web Design
13 29 (4.18%) Unit Testing
14 28 (4.04%) OOP
15 26 (3.75%) Data Modelling
15 26 (3.75%) SOA
16 21 (3.03%) Kanban
17 20 (2.89%) Pair Programming
17 20 (2.89%) Project Management
18 17 (2.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 568 (81.96%) JavaScript
2 149 (21.50%) C#
3 129 (18.61%) PHP
4 126 (18.18%) Java
5 121 (17.46%) SQL
6 41 (5.92%) Ruby
7 22 (3.17%) Python
8 19 (2.74%) Objective-C
9 18 (2.60%) Scala
10 14 (2.02%) Apex Code
11 12 (1.73%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.59%) PHP5
13 9 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.15%) VBA
14 8 (1.15%) C
15 7 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.87%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.87%) C++
17 5 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 39 (5.63%) Degree
2 14 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.03%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.43%) WAI
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (0.72%) Puppet
2 3 (0.43%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.43%) Ansible
2 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 53 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.34%) Adobe
3 29 (4.18%) Oracle
4 20 (2.89%) Zend
5 17 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.31%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.88%) EPiServer
7 13 (1.88%) Google
8 11 (1.59%) Twitter
9 6 (0.87%) Ektron
10 5 (0.72%) Apple
11 4 (0.58%) Facebook
11 4 (0.58%) hybris
11 4 (0.58%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.58%) Syncfusion
11 4 (0.58%) IBM
11 4 (0.58%) HP
12 3 (0.43%) Sybase
12 3 (0.43%) Cognos
12 3 (0.43%) FatWire
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