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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 425 450 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.26% 6.27% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.54% 21.24% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 357 338
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +130.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
1732 2119 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.57% 29.52% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1657
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 787 (92.59%) HTML
2 645 (75.88%) JavaScript
3 363 (42.71%) HTML5
4 315 (37.06%) jQuery
5 311 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 287 (33.76%) CSS3
7 236 (27.76%) .NET
8 208 (24.47%) C#
9 180 (21.18%) MVC
10 168 (19.76%) ASP.NET
10 168 (19.76%) AngularJS
11 159 (18.71%) Java
12 153 (18.00%) TDD
13 142 (16.71%) PHP
14 133 (15.65%) XML
15 126 (14.82%) SQL Server
16 123 (14.47%) Web Services
16 123 (14.47%) Finance
17 113 (13.29%) User Experience
18 109 (12.82%) OO
19 108 (12.71%) Scrum
20 106 (12.47%) SQL
21 104 (12.24%) Ajax
22 101 (11.88%) Web Development
22 101 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
23 99 (11.65%) E-Commerce
24 97 (11.41%) Git (software)
25 85 (10.00%) MySQL
26 84 (9.88%) Photoshop
27 82 (9.65%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 82 (9.65%) Node.js
2 81 (9.53%) CMS
3 74 (8.71%) SharePoint
4 38 (4.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 36 (4.24%) IIS
6 33 (3.88%) Apache
6 33 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 30 (3.53%) Drupal
8 29 (3.41%) Umbraco
9 28 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 18 (2.12%) WordPress
11 12 (1.41%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.82%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.71%) DNN
13 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.71%) nginx
14 5 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 84 (9.88%) Photoshop
2 47 (5.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (2.47%) InDesign
4 19 (2.24%) MS Excel
5 11 (1.29%) MS Office
6 6 (0.71%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.47%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.35%) MS Project
9 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.24%) GIMP
9 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 18 (2.12%) Magento
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) RMDS
3 3 (0.35%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Cordys
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.65%) GitHub
2 12 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.47%) SaaS
4 4 (0.47%) Force.com
4 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.47%) Office 365
5 2 (0.24%) Heroku
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.41%) HTTP
2 23 (2.71%) Internet
3 13 (1.53%) Intranet
4 5 (0.59%) SSH
5 4 (0.47%) Firewall
6 3 (0.35%) DNS
6 3 (0.35%) SSL
6 3 (0.35%) LDAP
7 2 (0.24%) SMTP
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.24%) Extranet
7 2 (0.24%) X.509
7 2 (0.24%) AMQP
8 1 (0.12%) FWSM
8 1 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.12%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.12%) SAN
8 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.00%) MySQL
3 42 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.88%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.88%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.59%) Big Data
13 5 (0.59%) MS Access
14 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.35%) QlikView
15 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 97 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 79 (9.29%) Subversion
3 63 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 34 (4.00%) Grunt
5 24 (2.82%) NUnit
5 24 (2.82%) WebDriver
6 20 (2.35%) Jasmine
7 17 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.00%) JIRA
8 16 (1.88%) JUnit
8 16 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.88%) Bower
9 15 (1.76%) Axure RP
10 14 (1.65%) Maven
10 14 (1.65%) Mercurial
11 13 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
12 12 (1.41%) Selenium
12 12 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.29%) Eclipse
General
1 123 (14.47%) Finance
2 69 (8.12%) Banking
3 42 (4.94%) Marketing
4 31 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.41%) Retail
6 18 (2.12%) Publishing
7 13 (1.53%) Legal
8 10 (1.18%) Advertising
8 10 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.06%) Front Office
10 7 (0.82%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Games
11 5 (0.59%) Law
11 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 676 (79.53%) Developer
2 191 (22.47%) Front-End Developer
3 109 (12.82%) Web Developer
4 84 (9.88%) Senior Developer
5 79 (9.29%) .NET Developer
6 68 (8.00%) Designer
7 49 (5.76%) PHP Developer
8 43 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
9 42 (4.94%) Java Developer
10 39 (4.59%) C# Developer
11 33 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 31 (3.65%) UI Developer
13 26 (3.06%) UI Programmer
14 24 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (2.71%) User Experience Designer
16 22 (2.59%) Front-End Web Developer
17 20 (2.35%) ASP.NET Developer
18 19 (2.24%) Architect
18 19 (2.24%) Digital Designer
19 16 (1.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (92.59%) HTML
2 363 (42.71%) HTML5
3 315 (37.06%) jQuery
4 287 (33.76%) CSS3
5 236 (27.76%) .NET
6 168 (19.76%) ASP.NET
6 168 (19.76%) AngularJS
7 133 (15.65%) XML
8 123 (14.47%) Web Services
9 104 (12.24%) Ajax
10 81 (9.53%) Backbone.js
11 76 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (7.53%) JSON
13 61 (7.18%) KnockoutJS
14 60 (7.06%) .NET Framework
15 53 (6.24%) REST
16 52 (6.12%) RESTful
17 50 (5.88%) XHTML
18 47 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 44 (5.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 113 (13.29%) User Experience
2 45 (5.29%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.41%) Open Source
3 29 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.18%) Social Media
5 25 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (2.71%) W3C
8 20 (2.35%) iPhone
9 15 (1.76%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.06%) iPad
12 7 (0.82%) Video on Demand
12 7 (0.82%) RIA
12 7 (0.82%) Online Banking
12 7 (0.82%) Animation
13 6 (0.71%) NHS
13 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.82%) Linux
2 55 (6.47%) UNIX
3 54 (6.35%) Android
4 48 (5.65%) Windows
5 41 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 30 (3.53%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.59%) Solaris
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.35%) AIX
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.12%) webOS
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (21.18%) MVC
3 153 (18.00%) TDD
4 109 (12.82%) OO
5 108 (12.71%) Scrum
6 101 (11.88%) Web Development
6 101 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 99 (11.65%) E-Commerce
8 73 (8.59%) BDD
9 71 (8.35%) Web Design
10 48 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (4.47%) Unit Testing
12 36 (4.24%) Content Management
13 24 (2.82%) Workflow
14 23 (2.71%) OOP
14 23 (2.71%) Configuration Management
15 22 (2.59%) SEO
15 22 (2.59%) Project Management
15 22 (2.59%) Kanban
16 20 (2.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 645 (75.88%) JavaScript
2 208 (24.47%) C#
3 159 (18.71%) Java
4 142 (16.71%) PHP
5 106 (12.47%) SQL
6 40 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 34 (4.00%) Ruby
8 32 (3.76%) Python
9 18 (2.12%) PHP5
10 17 (2.00%) Scala
11 14 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.18%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.18%) Perl
15 9 (1.06%) ActionScript
16 8 (0.94%) XAML
16 8 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.82%) C
18 6 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (6.59%) Degree
2 15 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.35%) MCTS
5 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.24%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.06%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.71%) WAI
3 2 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Squid
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.71%) Puppet
2 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.35%) Control-M
3 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) StatsD
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 68 (8.00%) Adobe
2 49 (5.76%) Oracle
3 48 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.71%) Zend
5 31 (3.65%) Sitecore
6 23 (2.71%) EPiServer
7 14 (1.65%) Ektron
8 13 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.53%) RedDot
9 10 (1.18%) Google
10 9 (1.06%) JBoss
10 9 (1.06%) IBM
11 6 (0.71%) Twitter
12 4 (0.47%) hybris
12 4 (0.47%) Open Text
12 4 (0.47%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.47%) Apple
13 3 (0.35%) ION Trading
13 3 (0.35%) Sybase
13 3 (0.35%) Business Objects
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Oliver Bernard
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £0.00 - £425 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Rate: £500 - £625 per day
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
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SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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