The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 192 215 223
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.19% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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%
OOCSS
London

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 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Yeoman
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) QUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe

OOCSS
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 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 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Mocha
2 1 (33.33%) QUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Yeoman
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
1 1 (33.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Zend