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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 343 421 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.52% 7.16% 6.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.37% 23.91% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 305 378
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1605 1761 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.50% 29.94% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1307 1674
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 September 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.

1 664 (95.68%) HTML
2 569 (81.99%) JavaScript
3 324 (46.69%) HTML5
4 296 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
5 275 (39.63%) jQuery
6 243 (35.01%) CSS3
7 215 (30.98%) AngularJS
8 186 (26.80%) TDD
9 159 (22.91%) .NET
10 156 (22.48%) MVC
11 141 (20.32%) C#
12 130 (18.73%) Java
13 125 (18.01%) Scrum
14 121 (17.44%) User Experience
15 116 (16.71%) PHP
16 108 (15.56%) SQL Server
17 106 (15.27%) ASP.NET
18 102 (14.70%) SQL
19 99 (14.27%) Web Development
20 93 (13.40%) Node.js
21 92 (13.26%) Git (software)
22 87 (12.54%) MySQL
23 82 (11.82%) OO
24 81 (11.67%) Backbone.js
25 80 (11.53%) Web Services
25 80 (11.53%) Ajax
26 77 (11.10%) BDD
27 76 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
27 76 (10.95%) Finance
28 70 (10.09%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 93 (13.40%) Node.js
2 65 (9.37%) CMS
3 28 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 28 (4.03%) Drupal
4 23 (3.31%) Apache
5 17 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 17 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (2.31%) WordPress
7 14 (2.02%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.73%) Confluence
8 12 (1.73%) IIS
8 12 (1.73%) ColdFusion
9 10 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.86%) TYPO3
11 5 (0.72%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (6.05%) Photoshop
2 22 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (2.02%) MS Excel
5 8 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.86%) InDesign
7 4 (0.58%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.43%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.43%) MS Office
9 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.14%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 12 (1.73%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Unica
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.87%) GitHub
4 9 (1.30%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.30%) Office 365
5 5 (0.72%) Force.com
5 5 (0.72%) SaaS
5 5 (0.72%) Heroku
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.46%) HTTP
2 14 (2.02%) Internet
3 6 (0.86%) Intranet
4 4 (0.58%) AMQP
5 3 (0.43%) NFC
5 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) CTI
7 1 (0.14%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) RTSP
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) SMTP
7 1 (0.14%) FTP
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 87 (12.54%) MySQL
3 30 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 26 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.30%) QlikView
11 8 (1.15%) Redis
11 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.15%) Big Data
12 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 92 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.36%) Subversion
3 40 (5.76%) Jasmine
4 31 (4.47%) Grunt
5 26 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 22 (3.17%) JIRA
7 22 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 21 (3.03%) Selenium
9 19 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (2.59%) gulp
10 18 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (2.45%) NUnit
12 13 (1.87%) Maven
13 11 (1.59%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.44%) Bower
14 10 (1.44%) Axure RP
15 8 (1.15%) QUnit
15 8 (1.15%) SpecFlow
15 8 (1.15%) Sinon.JS
General
1 76 (10.95%) Finance
2 40 (5.76%) Banking
3 30 (4.32%) Marketing
4 29 (4.18%) Retail
5 23 (3.31%) Publishing
6 20 (2.88%) Legal
7 17 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.73%) Games
8 12 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.15%) Advertising
10 6 (0.86%) Law
10 6 (0.86%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.58%) Front Office
11 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 563 (81.12%) Developer
2 141 (20.32%) Front-End Developer
3 67 (9.65%) .NET Developer
4 63 (9.08%) Senior Developer
5 53 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 46 (6.63%) Web Developer
6 46 (6.63%) Designer
7 45 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 38 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 29 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
13 19 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (2.59%) UX Designer
14 18 (2.59%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (2.45%) UI Developer
16 15 (2.16%) Drupal Developer
16 15 (2.16%) UI Programmer
17 14 (2.02%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 664 (95.68%) HTML
2 324 (46.69%) HTML5
3 275 (39.63%) jQuery
4 243 (35.01%) CSS3
5 215 (30.98%) AngularJS
6 159 (22.91%) .NET
7 106 (15.27%) ASP.NET
8 81 (11.67%) Backbone.js
9 80 (11.53%) Web Services
9 80 (11.53%) Ajax
10 70 (10.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 68 (9.80%) XML
12 64 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 60 (8.65%) Sass
14 56 (8.07%) JSON
15 55 (7.93%) Spring
15 55 (7.93%) REST
16 43 (6.20%) .NET Framework
17 37 (5.33%) XHTML
18 35 (5.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 121 (17.44%) User Experience
2 35 (5.04%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.88%) Visualisation
5 18 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.86%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.72%) Animation
9 5 (0.72%) Online Games
9 5 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.72%) Video on Demand
9 5 (0.72%) Social Media
10 4 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.58%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.58%) Derivative
11 3 (0.43%) STB
11 3 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.06%) Linux
2 29 (4.18%) Windows
3 23 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.88%) Android
5 19 (2.74%) UNIX
6 7 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (26.80%) TDD
3 156 (22.48%) MVC
4 125 (18.01%) Scrum
5 99 (14.27%) Web Development
6 82 (11.82%) OO
7 77 (11.10%) BDD
8 76 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 68 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (9.08%) E-Commerce
11 39 (5.62%) Unit Testing
12 37 (5.33%) Content Management
13 32 (4.61%) SOA
14 31 (4.47%) Web Design
15 30 (4.32%) Pair Programming
15 30 (4.32%) Kanban
16 24 (3.46%) Analytics
17 20 (2.88%) Software Engineering
18 19 (2.74%) Continuous Delivery
19 18 (2.59%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 569 (81.99%) JavaScript
2 141 (20.32%) C#
3 130 (18.73%) Java
4 116 (16.71%) PHP
5 102 (14.70%) SQL
6 36 (5.19%) Ruby
7 30 (4.32%) Scala
8 19 (2.74%) Python
9 18 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.59%) Objective-C
10 12 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.15%) XPath
11 8 (1.15%) ActionScript
11 8 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.01%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.86%) VB
13 6 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.72%) C++
14 5 (0.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 33 (4.76%) Degree
2 20 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) ISEB
4 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.89%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) Varnish
1 3 (0.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.86%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) StatsD
3 1 (0.14%) logstash
3 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 43 (6.20%) Adobe
2 42 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.76%) Oracle
4 20 (2.88%) Zend
5 17 (2.45%) Google
6 13 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.73%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.30%) Twitter
9 8 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.01%) Ektron
11 5 (0.72%) Tableau
11 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.58%) Apple
12 4 (0.58%) FatWire
12 4 (0.58%) hybris
12 4 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.43%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.43%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.43%) Roku
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