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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 343 364 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.77% 6.05% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.35% 21.00% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 252 268
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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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
1535 1733 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.28% 28.81% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1309 1367
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.15% +58.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 734 (95.95%) HTML
2 610 (79.74%) JavaScript
3 342 (44.71%) HTML5
4 310 (40.52%) jQuery
5 288 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
6 254 (33.20%) CSS3
7 191 (24.97%) AngularJS
8 188 (24.58%) .NET
9 174 (22.75%) C#
10 169 (22.09%) MVC
11 165 (21.57%) PHP
12 157 (20.52%) TDD
13 143 (18.69%) Java
14 119 (15.56%) ASP.NET
15 112 (14.64%) Web Services
16 109 (14.25%) User Experience
17 107 (13.99%) SQL
18 104 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
19 100 (13.07%) XML
20 99 (12.94%) OO
20 99 (12.94%) Backbone.js
21 95 (12.42%) Git (software)
22 94 (12.29%) Scrum
23 93 (12.16%) Web Development
24 92 (12.03%) E-Commerce
25 90 (11.76%) SQL Server
26 88 (11.50%) MySQL
27 85 (11.11%) Ajax
28 77 (10.07%) Finance
29 75 (9.80%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 75 (9.80%) Node.js
2 68 (8.89%) CMS
3 48 (6.27%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.92%) Drupal
5 26 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (3.01%) Apache
7 22 (2.88%) IIS
8 17 (2.22%) WordPress
8 17 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (1.83%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.57%) Umbraco
12 10 (1.31%) JBoss
13 9 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
14 8 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.65%) DNN
16 4 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.52%) Confluence
17 3 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
17 3 (0.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 53 (6.93%) Photoshop
2 28 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (2.22%) MS Excel
4 11 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (1.31%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.78%) MS Office
7 5 (0.65%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.65%) InDesign
8 4 (0.52%) ImageReady
9 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.13%) GIMP
10 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.35%) Magento
2 8 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.78%) RMDS
3 6 (0.78%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.39%) Tridion
6 2 (0.26%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.13%) Cordys
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.18%) GitHub
3 7 (0.92%) Force.com
4 5 (0.65%) Office 365
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.26%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.22%) Internet
2 15 (1.96%) Intranet
3 10 (1.31%) HTTP
4 3 (0.39%) SSH
5 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) SSL
5 2 (0.26%) DVB
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) SNMP
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 88 (11.50%) MySQL
3 29 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.70%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.31%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.18%) Big Data
9 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.65%) QlikView
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 95 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 62 (8.10%) Subversion
3 44 (5.75%) Grunt
4 33 (4.31%) Selenium
5 30 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 29 (3.79%) JIRA
6 29 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (3.66%) Jasmine
8 27 (3.53%) Axure RP
9 24 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 22 (2.88%) Maven
10 22 (2.88%) Cucumber
11 20 (2.61%) Jenkins
12 18 (2.35%) JUnit
13 16 (2.09%) Bower
14 14 (1.83%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.70%) NUnit
16 12 (1.57%) Dreamweaver
17 11 (1.44%) Ant
18 9 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 77 (10.07%) Finance
2 45 (5.88%) Banking
3 29 (3.79%) Marketing
4 27 (3.53%) Retail
4 27 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.75%) Advertising
6 16 (2.09%) Publishing
7 14 (1.83%) Games
8 12 (1.57%) Legal
9 8 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.78%) Law
11 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.39%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Hindi Language
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 627 (81.96%) Developer
2 174 (22.75%) Front-End Developer
3 92 (12.03%) Senior Developer
4 86 (11.24%) Web Developer
5 62 (8.10%) PHP Developer
6 55 (7.19%) Designer
7 53 (6.93%) .NET Developer
8 38 (4.97%) Java Developer
9 35 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (4.31%) C# Developer
11 32 (4.18%) UX Designer
12 31 (4.05%) UI Developer
12 31 (4.05%) UI Programmer
13 27 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
14 25 (3.27%) Senior Web Developer
15 19 (2.48%) Drupal Developer
16 18 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
17 16 (2.09%) ASP.NET Developer
17 16 (2.09%) Architect
18 15 (1.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (95.95%) HTML
2 342 (44.71%) HTML5
3 310 (40.52%) jQuery
4 254 (33.20%) CSS3
5 191 (24.97%) AngularJS
6 188 (24.58%) .NET
7 119 (15.56%) ASP.NET
8 112 (14.64%) Web Services
9 100 (13.07%) XML
10 99 (12.94%) Backbone.js
11 85 (11.11%) Ajax
12 73 (9.54%) JSON
13 68 (8.89%) REST
14 67 (8.76%) Sass
15 66 (8.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 56 (7.32%) RESTful
17 50 (6.54%) KnockoutJS
18 49 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (5.23%) Spring
20 38 (4.97%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.25%) User Experience
2 37 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.01%) Visualisation
3 23 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.22%) W3C
4 17 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.09%) Digital Media
6 14 (1.83%) Open Source
7 11 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.31%) Graphic Design
9 9 (1.18%) Social Media
10 8 (1.05%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.92%) Streaming Video
11 7 (0.92%) NHS
11 7 (0.92%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.78%) Kindle
12 6 (0.78%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.78%) E-Learning
12 6 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.32%) Linux
2 40 (5.23%) UNIX
3 31 (4.05%) Android
4 29 (3.79%) Windows
5 28 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.65%) VMS
8 5 (0.65%) CentOS
9 2 (0.26%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) webOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (22.09%) MVC
3 157 (20.52%) TDD
4 104 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 99 (12.94%) OO
6 94 (12.29%) Scrum
7 93 (12.16%) Web Development
8 92 (12.03%) E-Commerce
9 67 (8.76%) BDD
10 54 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (6.93%) Web Design
12 40 (5.23%) Unit Testing
13 32 (4.18%) OOP
14 28 (3.66%) Kanban
15 25 (3.27%) SOA
16 23 (3.01%) OO PHP
17 19 (2.48%) Mentoring
17 19 (2.48%) Project Management
18 18 (2.35%) Content Management
19 16 (2.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 610 (79.74%) JavaScript
2 174 (22.75%) C#
3 165 (21.57%) PHP
4 143 (18.69%) Java
5 107 (13.99%) SQL
6 31 (4.05%) Ruby
7 24 (3.14%) Python
8 20 (2.61%) Scala
9 14 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.44%) PHP5
12 10 (1.31%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.31%) C
13 9 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.18%) VBA
14 7 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.92%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.78%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.65%) VB
16 5 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (5.75%) Degree
2 9 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) MBA
3 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.22%) QA
2 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.39%) HL7
4 2 (0.26%) WCAG
4 2 (0.26%) WAI
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (1.05%) Puppet
2 5 (0.65%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) Graphite
5 1 (0.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 41 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.44%) Zend
3 32 (4.18%) Adobe
3 32 (4.18%) Oracle
4 22 (2.88%) Google
5 19 (2.48%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.70%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.05%) Twitter
9 7 (0.92%) IBM
10 6 (0.78%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.78%) RedDot
10 6 (0.78%) ION Trading
11 5 (0.65%) Ektron
11 5 (0.65%) hybris
11 5 (0.65%) Sybase
12 4 (0.52%) Apple
12 4 (0.52%) Epicor
12 4 (0.52%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.39%) Facebook
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