The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 12 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.69% - 6.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.10% - 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£363 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.19% 23.33% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 12
Average daily rate £375 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.92 -
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 Croydon

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Croydon region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Croydon region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) Ansible
6 2 (20.00%) Flask
6 2 (20.00%) Scala
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) CentOS
7 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Behat
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Flask
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft