The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 74 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.31% 6.35% 5.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.45% 23.03% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £264 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -8.57%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
243 343 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.43% 27.55% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 224 84
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 143 (89.38%) HTML
2 120 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 64 (40.00%) jQuery
4 63 (39.38%) HTML5
5 59 (36.88%) MVC
6 52 (32.50%) CSS3
7 51 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (31.25%) C#
9 49 (30.63%) .NET
10 42 (26.25%) Java
11 40 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 38 (23.75%) SQL
13 37 (23.13%) Ajax
14 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
15 26 (16.25%) XML
16 25 (15.63%) Banking
17 24 (15.00%) Finance
18 23 (14.38%) UNIX
19 22 (13.75%) JSP
19 22 (13.75%) Oracle
20 21 (13.13%) Unit Testing
20 21 (13.13%) Spring
21 20 (12.50%) .NET Framework
22 19 (11.88%) Selenium
22 19 (11.88%) Web Development
23 18 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
23 18 (11.25%) Git (software)
23 18 (11.25%) J2EE
23 18 (11.25%) PHP
23 18 (11.25%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (11.25%) CMS
2 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.88%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.63%) WordPress
6 7 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.13%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.50%) Confluence
8 4 (2.50%) Drupal
9 3 (1.88%) IIS
10 2 (1.25%) Lync
10 2 (1.25%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.25%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.25%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.25%) JBoss
10 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.88%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.25%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.25%) InDesign
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) HTTP
1 1 (0.63%) CTI
1 1 (0.63%) Intranet
1 1 (0.63%) Internet
1 1 (0.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.25%) MS Access
5 8 (5.00%) MySQL
6 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) DataStax
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Selenium
2 18 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.13%) Maven
4 11 (6.88%) CruiseControl
4 11 (6.88%) JIRA
5 10 (6.25%) Subversion
6 9 (5.63%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.00%) Hudson
7 8 (5.00%) Ant
7 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.38%) Grunt
9 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.75%) Bower
10 5 (3.13%) Gradle
10 5 (3.13%) NetBeans
10 5 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (15.63%) Banking
2 24 (15.00%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Marketing
3 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 130 (81.25%) Developer
2 26 (16.25%) Web Developer
2 26 (16.25%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.38%) .NET Developer
5 7 (4.38%) Software Developer
5 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (4.38%) PHP Developer
6 6 (3.75%) Designer
6 6 (3.75%) UX Designer
6 6 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.13%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (2.50%) UI Programmer
8 4 (2.50%) UI Developer
8 4 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (2.50%) Analyst
8 4 (2.50%) AWS Developer
9 3 (1.88%) Test Engineer
9 3 (1.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (89.38%) HTML
2 64 (40.00%) jQuery
3 63 (39.38%) HTML5
4 52 (32.50%) CSS3
5 49 (30.63%) .NET
6 40 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 37 (23.13%) Ajax
8 26 (16.25%) XML
9 22 (13.75%) JSP
10 21 (13.13%) Spring
11 20 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 18 (11.25%) J2EE
12 18 (11.25%) AngularJS
13 16 (10.00%) RESTful
13 16 (10.00%) JSF
14 14 (8.75%) XSLT
14 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (8.13%) LESS
15 13 (8.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) User Experience
2 7 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.88%) Social Media
5 2 (1.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) Podcast
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.38%) UNIX
2 15 (9.38%) Windows
3 9 (5.63%) Linux
4 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.25%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.88%) MVC
2 51 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.13%) Unit Testing
4 19 (11.88%) Web Development
5 17 (10.63%) TDD
6 15 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.13%) Test Automation
7 13 (8.13%) OO
8 12 (7.50%) Web Application Development
9 9 (5.63%) Project Management
10 8 (5.00%) Time Management
11 7 (4.38%) Web Design
11 7 (4.38%) Migration
11 7 (4.38%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.38%) BDD
12 6 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (3.75%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.13%) UML
13 5 (3.13%) Scrum
14 4 (2.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 120 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 50 (31.25%) C#
3 42 (26.25%) Java
4 38 (23.75%) SQL
5 18 (11.25%) PHP
6 13 (8.13%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.88%) Perl
7 11 (6.88%) VBA
7 11 (6.88%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.75%) XPath
8 6 (3.75%) Python
9 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) C
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
11 1 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) Oracle
2 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.25%) Lotus
4 8 (5.00%) Adobe
5 6 (3.75%) Telerik
6 4 (2.50%) Google
6 4 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.25%) Twitter
8 1 (0.63%) PayPal
8 1 (0.63%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.63%) Talend
8 1 (0.63%) Alterian
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