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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 417 467 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.21% 6.34% 5.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.41% 21.19% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 381 346
Average daily rate
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£376 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +115.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 790 (92.07%) HTML
2 638 (74.36%) JavaScript
3 381 (44.41%) HTML5
4 353 (41.14%) jQuery
5 312 (36.36%) CSS3
6 239 (27.86%) .NET
7 205 (23.89%) C#
8 180 (20.98%) MVC
9 177 (20.63%) ASP.NET
10 165 (19.23%) Java
11 162 (18.88%) TDD
12 160 (18.65%) AngularJS
13 140 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
14 138 (16.08%) SQL Server
15 131 (15.27%) XML
16 130 (15.15%) PHP
17 128 (14.92%) Ajax
18 125 (14.57%) Web Services
19 121 (14.10%) Finance
20 118 (13.75%) SQL
21 116 (13.52%) OO
22 112 (13.05%) Scrum
23 110 (12.82%) Git (software)
24 104 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
25 96 (11.19%) Web Development
26 93 (10.84%) E-Commerce
27 89 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
28 88 (10.26%) CMS
29 86 (10.02%) Node.js
30 84 (9.79%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 88 (10.26%) CMS
2 86 (10.02%) Node.js
3 72 (8.39%) SharePoint
4 33 (3.85%) IIS
4 33 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 32 (3.73%) Apache
5 32 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 32 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 31 (3.61%) Umbraco
7 27 (3.15%) Drupal
8 22 (2.56%) WordPress
9 10 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.70%) Joomla!
12 6 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.58%) DNN
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.58%) nginx
13 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 84 (9.79%) Photoshop
2 50 (5.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (2.91%) InDesign
4 16 (1.86%) MS Excel
5 10 (1.17%) MS Office
6 4 (0.47%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.35%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.23%) MS Project
8 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.23%) GIMP
9 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 18 (2.10%) Magento
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.23%) RMDS
3 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.12%) AWD
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.63%) GitHub
2 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.70%) SaaS
4 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.58%) Force.com
5 3 (0.35%) Heroku
5 3 (0.35%) Office 365
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.85%) HTTP
2 23 (2.68%) Internet
3 12 (1.40%) Intranet
4 4 (0.47%) SSL
4 4 (0.47%) LDAP
4 4 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.35%) SSH
5 3 (0.35%) Firewall
6 2 (0.23%) AMQP
6 2 (0.23%) Extranet
6 2 (0.23%) X.509
6 2 (0.23%) DNS
6 2 (0.23%) SMTP
6 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.21%) MySQL
3 40 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.70%) Big Data
16 5 (0.58%) MS Access
17 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
18 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
18 3 (0.35%) DB2
18 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 110 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 80 (9.32%) Subversion
3 70 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 29 (3.38%) Grunt
5 28 (3.26%) NUnit
6 26 (3.03%) JUnit
7 23 (2.68%) WebDriver
8 19 (2.21%) Maven
8 19 (2.21%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.98%) Jasmine
10 16 (1.86%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.75%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.52%) Bower
14 12 (1.40%) Selenium
14 12 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
15 11 (1.28%) JIRA
15 11 (1.28%) Axure RP
16 10 (1.17%) Eclipse
General
1 121 (14.10%) Finance
2 74 (8.62%) Banking
3 46 (5.36%) Marketing
4 37 (4.31%) Investment Banking
5 34 (3.96%) Retail
6 15 (1.75%) Publishing
7 12 (1.40%) Legal
8 11 (1.28%) Back Office
9 10 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.17%) Games
10 9 (1.05%) Front Office
10 9 (1.05%) Advertising
11 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.47%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 666 (77.62%) Developer
2 174 (20.28%) Front-End Developer
3 114 (13.29%) Web Developer
4 88 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 76 (8.86%) Designer
6 71 (8.28%) Senior Developer
7 51 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 47 (5.48%) PHP Developer
9 39 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 38 (4.43%) SharePoint Developer
11 35 (4.08%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (3.15%) UI Developer
14 26 (3.03%) User Experience Designer
15 23 (2.68%) Front-End Web Developer
15 23 (2.68%) Digital Designer
15 23 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (2.68%) Architect
16 21 (2.45%) UI Programmer
17 19 (2.21%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (92.07%) HTML
2 381 (44.41%) HTML5
3 353 (41.14%) jQuery
4 312 (36.36%) CSS3
5 239 (27.86%) .NET
6 177 (20.63%) ASP.NET
7 160 (18.65%) AngularJS
8 131 (15.27%) XML
9 128 (14.92%) Ajax
10 125 (14.57%) Web Services
11 89 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 83 (9.67%) Backbone.js
13 69 (8.04%) JSON
14 65 (7.58%) .NET Framework
15 60 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
16 51 (5.94%) REST
17 50 (5.83%) RESTful
17 50 (5.83%) XHTML
18 48 (5.59%) Sass
19 46 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 34 (3.96%) Open Source
3 31 (3.61%) Social Media
4 30 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.91%) W3C
5 25 (2.91%) iPhone
6 12 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.05%) iPad
7 9 (1.05%) NHS
7 9 (1.05%) Online Banking
8 8 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 8 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.82%) Video on Demand
9 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.82%) Informatics
10 6 (0.70%) Animation
10 6 (0.70%) RIA
11 5 (0.58%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.51%) Linux
2 52 (6.06%) UNIX
2 52 (6.06%) Android
3 47 (5.48%) Windows
4 43 (5.01%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.91%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.58%) Solaris
7 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.35%) AIX
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (20.98%) MVC
2 162 (18.88%) TDD
3 140 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (13.52%) OO
5 112 (13.05%) Scrum
6 104 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 96 (11.19%) Web Development
8 93 (10.84%) E-Commerce
9 81 (9.44%) BDD
10 61 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (7.11%) Web Design
11 44 (5.13%) Unit Testing
12 38 (4.43%) Content Management
13 27 (3.15%) Configuration Management
14 25 (2.91%) Kanban
15 23 (2.68%) iOS Development
15 23 (2.68%) OOP
15 23 (2.68%) SEO
16 22 (2.56%) Workflow
17 20 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 638 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 205 (23.89%) C#
3 165 (19.23%) Java
4 130 (15.15%) PHP
5 118 (13.75%) SQL
6 46 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 36 (4.20%) Ruby
8 32 (3.73%) Python
9 21 (2.45%) PHP5
10 16 (1.86%) Scala
10 16 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.75%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.17%) Perl
14 10 (1.17%) C
15 9 (1.05%) C++
16 8 (0.93%) XAML
17 7 (0.82%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (6.64%) Degree
2 15 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.35%) MCTS
5 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.23%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) CCSP
7 1 (0.12%) CCNP
7 1 (0.12%) CCNA
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CCSA
7 1 (0.12%) CCSE
7 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.12%) MCITP
7 1 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.80%) QA
2 10 (1.17%) WAI
3 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Varnish
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.82%) Puppet
2 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.35%) Control-M
4 2 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 76 (8.86%) Adobe
2 51 (5.94%) Oracle
3 39 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 36 (4.20%) Sitecore
5 30 (3.50%) Zend
6 25 (2.91%) EPiServer
7 16 (1.86%) Ektron
8 14 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.28%) Twitter
10 10 (1.17%) RedDot
11 9 (1.05%) Google
12 7 (0.82%) JBoss
13 6 (0.70%) IBM
14 5 (0.58%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.47%) Sybase
16 3 (0.35%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.35%) Apple
16 3 (0.35%) TIBCO
16 3 (0.35%) Lyris
16 3 (0.35%) Rackspace
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 39 minutes ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
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Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
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Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + benefits
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
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Red Sofa London
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Computer People
Rate: Good rates dependant on skills
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
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Oliver Bernard
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