The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 399 434 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.92% 6.13% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.64% 20.73% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 352 352
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.44% +46.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +14.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 758 (90.89%) HTML
2 619 (74.22%) JavaScript
3 381 (45.68%) HTML5
4 345 (41.37%) jQuery
5 318 (38.13%) CSS3
6 220 (26.38%) .NET
7 188 (22.54%) C#
8 168 (20.14%) ASP.NET
9 164 (19.66%) MVC
10 159 (19.06%) Java
11 152 (18.23%) TDD
12 150 (17.99%) AngularJS
13 138 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
14 136 (16.31%) SQL Server
15 127 (15.23%) XML
16 124 (14.87%) PHP
17 121 (14.51%) Web Services
18 120 (14.39%) SQL
18 120 (14.39%) Finance
18 120 (14.39%) Ajax
19 116 (13.91%) OO
20 113 (13.55%) Scrum
21 102 (12.23%) Responsive Web Design
22 97 (11.63%) Git (software)
23 88 (10.55%) Web Development
24 87 (10.43%) E-Commerce
25 84 (10.07%) Photoshop
25 84 (10.07%) Backbone.js
26 82 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
27 80 (9.59%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (9.35%) Node.js
2 77 (9.23%) CMS
3 64 (7.67%) SharePoint
4 32 (3.84%) Apache
5 31 (3.72%) IIS
6 28 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 27 (3.24%) Umbraco
7 27 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (3.00%) Drupal
8 25 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (2.40%) WordPress
10 13 (1.56%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.84%) Confluence
13 7 (0.84%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 84 (10.07%) Photoshop
2 49 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (3.24%) InDesign
4 15 (1.80%) MS Excel
5 14 (1.68%) MS Office
6 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.48%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.24%) MS Project
9 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (1.92%) Magento
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) AWD
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.72%) SaaS
2 6 (0.72%) GitHub
3 5 (0.60%) Force.com
4 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Heroku
6 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.96%) HTTP
2 18 (2.16%) Internet
3 10 (1.20%) Intranet
4 5 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.60%) LDAP
5 4 (0.48%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.36%) FTP
6 3 (0.36%) SSL
6 3 (0.36%) Firewall
7 2 (0.24%) NAS
7 2 (0.24%) AMQP
7 2 (0.24%) SAN
7 2 (0.24%) SMTP
7 2 (0.24%) DNS
7 2 (0.24%) Extranet
7 2 (0.24%) X.509
7 2 (0.24%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.47%) MySQL
3 43 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 24 (2.88%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.72%) Big Data
13 6 (0.72%) MS Access
14 4 (0.48%) DB2
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 97 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 76 (9.11%) Subversion
3 64 (7.67%) Visual Studio
4 31 (3.72%) NUnit
5 25 (3.00%) Grunt
6 23 (2.76%) JUnit
7 19 (2.28%) WebDriver
8 18 (2.16%) Maven
9 17 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.68%) Jasmine
11 13 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.44%) Bower
12 12 (1.44%) Mercurial
13 11 (1.32%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (1.20%) Axure RP
14 10 (1.20%) MSBuild
15 9 (1.08%) Mocha
15 9 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 120 (14.39%) Finance
2 77 (9.23%) Banking
3 50 (6.00%) Marketing
4 38 (4.56%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.44%) Retail
6 14 (1.68%) Legal
7 12 (1.44%) Publishing
8 11 (1.32%) Back Office
9 9 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.08%) Front Office
9 9 (1.08%) Games
10 7 (0.84%) Advertising
10 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 644 (77.22%) Developer
2 154 (18.47%) Front-End Developer
3 115 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 81 (9.71%) .NET Developer
5 77 (9.23%) Designer
6 69 (8.27%) Senior Developer
7 57 (6.83%) Java Developer
8 51 (6.12%) PHP Developer
9 47 (5.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 37 (4.44%) C# Developer
11 33 (3.96%) SharePoint Developer
12 28 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (3.12%) UI Developer
13 26 (3.12%) Digital Designer
13 26 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (3.00%) User Experience Designer
15 24 (2.88%) Architect
16 20 (2.40%) UI Programmer
17 19 (2.28%) Front-End Web Developer
17 19 (2.28%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 758 (90.89%) HTML
2 381 (45.68%) HTML5
3 345 (41.37%) jQuery
4 318 (38.13%) CSS3
5 220 (26.38%) .NET
6 168 (20.14%) ASP.NET
7 150 (17.99%) AngularJS
8 127 (15.23%) XML
9 121 (14.51%) Web Services
10 120 (14.39%) Ajax
11 84 (10.07%) Backbone.js
12 82 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (8.03%) JSON
14 61 (7.31%) .NET Framework
15 52 (6.24%) XHTML
16 50 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
17 48 (5.76%) WCF
18 45 (5.40%) RESTful
19 44 (5.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 43 (5.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.16%) Mobile App
2 35 (4.20%) Open Source
3 34 (4.08%) Social Media
4 29 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.12%) iPhone
7 24 (2.88%) W3C
8 12 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.20%) Informatics
10 9 (1.08%) iPad
10 9 (1.08%) Online Banking
11 8 (0.96%) NHS
12 7 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.72%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.60%) Taxonomies
14 5 (0.60%) Web 2.0
14 5 (0.60%) RIA
14 5 (0.60%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.79%) Linux
2 48 (5.76%) Windows
2 48 (5.76%) Android
3 45 (5.40%) UNIX
4 39 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.52%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.72%) Solaris
7 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.36%) AIX
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (19.66%) MVC
2 152 (18.23%) TDD
3 138 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (13.91%) OO
5 113 (13.55%) Scrum
6 102 (12.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 88 (10.55%) Web Development
8 87 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 65 (7.79%) BDD
10 62 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (6.71%) Web Design
12 46 (5.52%) Unit Testing
13 41 (4.92%) Content Management
14 30 (3.60%) Configuration Management
15 24 (2.88%) Workflow
16 22 (2.64%) OOP
17 21 (2.52%) SEO
17 21 (2.52%) Kanban
17 21 (2.52%) iOS Development
18 19 (2.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 619 (74.22%) JavaScript
2 188 (22.54%) C#
3 159 (19.06%) Java
4 124 (14.87%) PHP
5 120 (14.39%) SQL
6 46 (5.52%) T-SQL
7 35 (4.20%) Ruby
8 28 (3.36%) Python
9 22 (2.64%) PHP5
10 16 (1.92%) Scala
11 15 (1.80%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.20%) C
13 10 (1.20%) C++
14 9 (1.08%) Perl
15 8 (0.96%) XAML
16 7 (0.84%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (6.47%) Degree
2 16 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.36%) MCTS
6 2 (0.24%) MCP
6 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.24%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) HND
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%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.64%) QA
2 11 (1.32%) WAI
3 7 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) Section 508
System Software
1 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.24%) Varnish
3 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (0.84%) Puppet
2 4 (0.48%) Control-M
3 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 80 (9.59%) Adobe
2 53 (6.35%) Oracle
3 38 (4.56%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.60%) Zend
5 29 (3.48%) Sitecore
6 23 (2.76%) EPiServer
7 16 (1.92%) Ektron
8 13 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.44%) Twitter
10 10 (1.20%) Google
11 9 (1.08%) RedDot
12 7 (0.84%) IBM
13 5 (0.60%) JBoss
13 5 (0.60%) Telerik
13 5 (0.60%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.48%) Open Text
14 4 (0.48%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.36%) Sybase
15 3 (0.36%) Facebook
15 3 (0.36%) Lyris
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £280 to £340 per annum Flexible on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JD & Co Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago