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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 359 401 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.42% 6.03% 6.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.56% 20.63% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 290 275
Average daily rate
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£400 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 752 (95.67%) HTML
2 616 (78.37%) JavaScript
3 354 (45.04%) HTML5
4 318 (40.46%) jQuery
5 307 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
6 266 (33.84%) CSS3
7 201 (25.57%) .NET
8 199 (25.32%) AngularJS
9 185 (23.54%) C#
9 185 (23.54%) MVC
10 164 (20.87%) PHP
11 157 (19.97%) TDD
12 145 (18.45%) Java
13 130 (16.54%) ASP.NET
14 124 (15.78%) Web Services
15 115 (14.63%) User Experience
16 108 (13.74%) XML
17 106 (13.49%) SQL
18 103 (13.10%) E-Commerce
19 102 (12.98%) Responsive Web Design
20 101 (12.85%) Web Development
21 100 (12.72%) Backbone.js
22 99 (12.60%) Git (software)
23 97 (12.34%) OO
24 92 (11.70%) SQL Server
24 92 (11.70%) MySQL
24 92 (11.70%) Scrum
25 87 (11.07%) Finance
26 83 (10.56%) Node.js
27 81 (10.31%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 83 (10.56%) Node.js
2 73 (9.29%) CMS
3 54 (6.87%) SharePoint
4 31 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (3.82%) Drupal
6 27 (3.44%) Apache
7 25 (3.18%) IIS
8 22 (2.80%) WordPress
9 21 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (2.16%) Umbraco
12 16 (2.04%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.40%) JBoss
14 10 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
15 8 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.76%) Joomla!
17 5 (0.64%) Apache Solr
18 4 (0.51%) Sitefinity
18 4 (0.51%) DNN
18 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (6.87%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.91%) MS Excel
4 10 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.89%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.76%) InDesign
7 3 (0.38%) MS Office
8 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.13%) GIMP
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.13%) ImageReady
9 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.42%) Magento
2 7 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.76%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.76%) RMDS
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.38%) Tridion
4 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.25%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.13%) Cordys
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.15%) GitHub
3 5 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.64%) Force.com
4 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.51%) Office 365
5 3 (0.38%) SaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.16%) Internet
2 16 (2.04%) HTTP
3 13 (1.65%) Intranet
4 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.38%) SSH
5 2 (0.25%) DNS
5 2 (0.25%) SSL
5 2 (0.25%) LDAP
5 2 (0.25%) DVB
5 2 (0.25%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.13%) Extranet
6 1 (0.13%) SNMP
6 1 (0.13%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.13%) FWSM
6 1 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (11.70%) MySQL
1 92 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.94%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.78%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.76%) Big Data
11 5 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 99 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 65 (8.27%) Subversion
3 40 (5.09%) Visual Studio
4 39 (4.96%) Grunt
5 31 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (3.94%) Selenium
6 29 (3.69%) JIRA
7 28 (3.56%) WebDriver
7 28 (3.56%) Jasmine
8 25 (3.18%) Axure RP
9 22 (2.80%) Maven
10 20 (2.54%) JUnit
11 19 (2.42%) NUnit
11 19 (2.42%) Cucumber
11 19 (2.42%) Jenkins
12 16 (2.04%) Bower
13 14 (1.78%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
15 11 (1.40%) Ant
16 10 (1.27%) MSTest
General
1 87 (11.07%) Finance
2 43 (5.47%) Banking
3 28 (3.56%) Marketing
4 27 (3.44%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.44%) Retail
5 18 (2.29%) Publishing
6 17 (2.16%) Advertising
7 12 (1.53%) Legal
8 11 (1.40%) Games
9 9 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.76%) Law
11 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 649 (82.57%) Developer
2 196 (24.94%) Front-End Developer
3 98 (12.47%) Senior Developer
4 89 (11.32%) Web Developer
5 64 (8.14%) PHP Developer
6 59 (7.51%) .NET Developer
7 52 (6.62%) Designer
8 38 (4.83%) Java Developer
9 34 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (4.20%) SharePoint Developer
10 33 (4.20%) C# Developer
11 29 (3.69%) UX Designer
12 27 (3.44%) UI Developer
12 27 (3.44%) UI Programmer
13 25 (3.18%) Senior Web Developer
14 19 (2.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 18 (2.29%) Drupal Developer
15 18 (2.29%) Architect
16 16 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
17 15 (1.91%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (95.67%) HTML
2 354 (45.04%) HTML5
3 318 (40.46%) jQuery
4 266 (33.84%) CSS3
5 201 (25.57%) .NET
6 199 (25.32%) AngularJS
7 130 (16.54%) ASP.NET
8 124 (15.78%) Web Services
9 108 (13.74%) XML
10 100 (12.72%) Backbone.js
11 81 (10.31%) Ajax
12 72 (9.16%) JSON
12 72 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 68 (8.65%) Sass
14 61 (7.76%) RESTful
15 59 (7.51%) REST
16 57 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (6.36%) KnockoutJS
18 41 (5.22%) .NET Framework
18 41 (5.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (14.63%) User Experience
2 37 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.29%) Visualisation
5 18 (2.29%) W3C
6 15 (1.91%) Open Source
6 15 (1.91%) Digital Media
7 12 (1.53%) Social Media
7 12 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.40%) Video on Demand
9 8 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.89%) NHS
10 7 (0.89%) Graphic Design
11 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.76%) RIA
11 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.76%) Streaming Video
11 6 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.14%) Linux
2 40 (5.09%) UNIX
3 33 (4.20%) Windows
4 31 (3.94%) Android
5 27 (3.44%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.29%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.64%) VMS
8 5 (0.64%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.25%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) webOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (23.54%) MVC
3 157 (19.97%) TDD
4 103 (13.10%) E-Commerce
5 102 (12.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 101 (12.85%) Web Development
7 97 (12.34%) OO
8 92 (11.70%) Scrum
9 64 (8.14%) BDD
10 61 (7.76%) Web Design
11 52 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (5.34%) Unit Testing
13 28 (3.56%) OOP
14 25 (3.18%) Kanban
15 24 (3.05%) Project Management
16 22 (2.80%) SOA
16 22 (2.80%) OO PHP
17 21 (2.67%) Workflow
17 21 (2.67%) Mentoring
18 19 (2.42%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 616 (78.37%) JavaScript
2 185 (23.54%) C#
3 164 (20.87%) PHP
4 145 (18.45%) Java
5 106 (13.49%) SQL
6 24 (3.05%) Ruby
7 23 (2.93%) Python
8 18 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.29%) Scala
9 17 (2.16%) PHP5
10 11 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.27%) C
12 8 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.76%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.76%) C++
15 5 (0.64%) Perl
15 5 (0.64%) VBA
15 5 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (5.73%) Degree
2 8 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.38%) MCTS
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.13%) MBA
4 1 (0.13%) CCSA
4 1 (0.13%) CCSE
4 1 (0.13%) CCSP
4 1 (0.13%) CCNP
4 1 (0.13%) CCNA
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.04%) QA
2 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.38%) WAI
3 3 (0.38%) HL7
4 2 (0.25%) WCAG
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.25%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (0.89%) Puppet
2 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.51%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) Graphite
5 1 (0.13%) WMI
5 1 (0.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 44 (5.60%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.96%) Zend
3 34 (4.33%) Oracle
4 29 (3.69%) Adobe
5 21 (2.67%) Sitecore
6 19 (2.42%) Google
7 16 (2.04%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.27%) RedDot
8 10 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.02%) Ektron
9 8 (1.02%) Twitter
10 6 (0.76%) ION Trading
10 6 (0.76%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.64%) Sybase
11 5 (0.64%) hybris
11 5 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.51%) IBM
12 4 (0.51%) Epicor
13 3 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.38%) Apple
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