The table below looks at the statistics for OOCSS 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 OOCSS over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 196 226 225
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.092% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OOCSS
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
1735 2174 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.48% 29.99% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1663 1709
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £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%

OOCSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOCSS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OOCSS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OOCSS
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 OOCSS across the City of London region.

OOCSS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OOCSS 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 OOCSS.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Mocha
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) W3C
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) BBC

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OOCSS 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 OOCSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mocha
1 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) Yeoman
2 1 (25.00%) QUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) BBC
1 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Zend
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago