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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 360 401 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.23% 6.96% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.71% 23.56% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 293 353
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
1738 1702 2134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.07% 29.53% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1276 1630
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.00 £27.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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.

1 679 (95.50%) HTML
2 579 (81.43%) JavaScript
3 331 (46.55%) HTML5
4 297 (41.77%) jQuery
5 283 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
6 249 (35.02%) CSS3
7 215 (30.24%) AngularJS
8 179 (25.18%) TDD
9 173 (24.33%) .NET
10 156 (21.94%) C#
11 154 (21.66%) MVC
12 131 (18.42%) Java
13 122 (17.16%) User Experience
14 119 (16.74%) Scrum
15 116 (16.32%) SQL Server
16 112 (15.75%) PHP
17 111 (15.61%) SQL
18 110 (15.47%) ASP.NET
19 97 (13.64%) Web Development
20 96 (13.50%) Git (software)
21 90 (12.66%) Node.js
21 90 (12.66%) MySQL
22 89 (12.52%) Web Services
23 88 (12.38%) OO
24 84 (11.81%) Ajax
25 79 (11.11%) XML
26 78 (10.97%) Backbone.js
26 78 (10.97%) BDD
26 78 (10.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 76 (10.69%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 90 (12.66%) Node.js
2 68 (9.56%) CMS
3 31 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.66%) Drupal
5 22 (3.09%) Apache
6 21 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (2.53%) Umbraco
8 17 (2.39%) WordPress
9 12 (1.69%) Confluence
9 12 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.69%) IIS
9 12 (1.69%) ColdFusion
10 11 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.70%) nginx
13 5 (0.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 41 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 20 (2.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 16 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.56%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.42%) InDesign
7 3 (0.42%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.28%) MS Office
9 1 (0.14%) ImageReady
9 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.83%) Magento
2 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.97%) GitHub
4 9 (1.27%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.13%) Office 365
6 6 (0.84%) SaaS
6 6 (0.84%) Heroku
7 4 (0.56%) Force.com
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.95%) HTTP
2 15 (2.11%) Internet
3 8 (1.13%) Intranet
4 4 (0.56%) AMQP
5 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.42%) NFC
6 2 (0.28%) VPN
6 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) RTSP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.14%) MPLS
7 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) CTI
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 90 (12.66%) MySQL
3 33 (4.64%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.69%) QlikView
10 10 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.41%) Big Data
11 9 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.13%) Redis
13 7 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 96 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 62 (8.72%) Subversion
3 39 (5.49%) Jasmine
4 31 (4.36%) Grunt
5 25 (3.52%) JIRA
6 23 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 22 (3.09%) Selenium
8 21 (2.95%) Jenkins
8 21 (2.95%) Cucumber
9 19 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 19 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (2.39%) NUnit
11 14 (1.97%) Bower
12 13 (1.83%) Maven
13 12 (1.69%) gulp
14 11 (1.55%) JUnit
15 9 (1.27%) WebDriver
15 9 (1.27%) SpecFlow
16 8 (1.13%) Axure RP
16 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (10.69%) Finance
2 37 (5.20%) Banking
3 31 (4.36%) Marketing
4 26 (3.66%) Retail
5 17 (2.39%) Publishing
6 16 (2.25%) Legal
7 14 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.41%) Games
10 7 (0.98%) Advertising
11 6 (0.84%) Law
12 5 (0.70%) Front Office
13 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.42%) Automotive
14 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.28%) Back Office
15 2 (0.28%) Electronics
16 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 582 (81.86%) Developer
2 138 (19.41%) Front-End Developer
3 70 (9.85%) .NET Developer
4 65 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 59 (8.30%) Web Developer
6 50 (7.03%) C# Developer
7 46 (6.47%) Designer
8 45 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 37 (5.20%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (4.64%) PHP Developer
11 28 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (2.95%) SharePoint Developer
12 21 (2.95%) UI Developer
13 20 (2.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (2.67%) UX Designer
14 19 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (2.67%) UI Programmer
15 17 (2.39%) Drupal Developer
16 15 (2.11%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (95.50%) HTML
2 331 (46.55%) HTML5
3 297 (41.77%) jQuery
4 249 (35.02%) CSS3
5 215 (30.24%) AngularJS
6 173 (24.33%) .NET
7 110 (15.47%) ASP.NET
8 89 (12.52%) Web Services
9 84 (11.81%) Ajax
10 79 (11.11%) XML
11 78 (10.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 78 (10.97%) Backbone.js
12 64 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (8.86%) JSON
14 61 (8.58%) Sass
15 51 (7.17%) Spring
16 49 (6.89%) REST
17 45 (6.33%) .NET Framework
18 44 (6.19%) RESTful
19 40 (5.63%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.16%) User Experience
2 41 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 28 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 17 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.55%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 7 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 7 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 7 (0.98%) E-Learning
9 6 (0.84%) W3C
9 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.84%) Social Media
10 5 (0.70%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.56%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.56%) Derivative
11 4 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.31%) Linux
2 28 (3.94%) Windows
3 25 (3.52%) Android
3 25 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.39%) UNIX
5 6 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (25.18%) TDD
3 154 (21.66%) MVC
4 119 (16.74%) Scrum
5 97 (13.64%) Web Development
6 88 (12.38%) OO
7 78 (10.97%) BDD
8 66 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 66 (9.28%) E-Commerce
9 61 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (5.34%) Content Management
11 33 (4.64%) Unit Testing
12 29 (4.08%) SOA
13 27 (3.80%) Web Design
14 26 (3.66%) Kanban
14 26 (3.66%) Analytics
15 24 (3.38%) Pair Programming
15 24 (3.38%) Software Engineering
16 21 (2.95%) Project Management
17 19 (2.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 579 (81.43%) JavaScript
2 156 (21.94%) C#
3 131 (18.42%) Java
4 112 (15.75%) PHP
5 111 (15.61%) SQL
6 36 (5.06%) Ruby
7 29 (4.08%) Scala
8 22 (3.09%) Objective-C
9 20 (2.81%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.67%) Python
11 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.13%) XPath
12 8 (1.13%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.13%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.13%) Apple Swift
13 7 (0.98%) VB
13 7 (0.98%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.84%) PHP5
15 5 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (4.92%) Degree
2 23 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.28%) ISEB
5 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.56%) Varnish
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.70%) Puppet
1 5 (0.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) StatsD
2 1 (0.14%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) logstash
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 56 (7.88%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.77%) Adobe
3 35 (4.92%) Oracle
4 19 (2.67%) Zend
5 16 (2.25%) Google
6 15 (2.11%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.69%) Twitter
9 8 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.98%) Ektron
11 5 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.70%) Tableau
12 4 (0.56%) Splunk
12 4 (0.56%) Facebook
12 4 (0.56%) Apple
12 4 (0.56%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.56%) hybris
12 4 (0.56%) FatWire
13 3 (0.42%) IBM
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