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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 28 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 65 95 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.61% 7.24% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.57% 36.40% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 33
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £421 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
CSS
Scotland

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
370 261 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.26% 19.89% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 146 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (87.59%) HTML
2 118 (81.38%) JavaScript
3 75 (51.72%) HTML5
4 68 (46.90%) CSS3
5 65 (44.83%) jQuery
6 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (35.86%) AngularJS
8 45 (31.03%) C#
9 42 (28.97%) .NET
9 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
10 41 (28.28%) ASP.NET
11 40 (27.59%) MVC
12 34 (23.45%) .NET Framework
13 33 (22.76%) User Experience
14 28 (19.31%) Web Services
15 27 (18.62%) Scrum
16 25 (17.24%) Front End Development
17 24 (16.55%) Finance
18 23 (15.86%) Web Development
18 23 (15.86%) Responsive Web Design
19 22 (15.17%) Unit Testing
19 22 (15.17%) RESTful
20 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
21 20 (13.79%) TDD
22 19 (13.10%) OO
22 19 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
23 18 (12.41%) JSON
23 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
23 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
23 18 (12.41%) T-SQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (11.03%) Node.js
2 15 (10.34%) CMS
3 11 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (7.59%) NServiceBus
4 8 (5.52%) IIS
5 7 (4.83%) Apache
5 7 (4.83%) Drupal
6 6 (4.14%) WordPress
7 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.07%) Confluence
8 3 (2.07%) JBoss
9 2 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.38%) Jadu
9 2 (1.38%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.38%) Edge Animate
4 2 (1.38%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.38%) InDesign
4 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.38%) Heroku
3 2 (1.38%) IaaS
3 2 (1.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) HTTP
2 4 (2.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.14%) MySQL
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.38%) GIS
6 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) Informix
7 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.28%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.28%) JIRA
3 8 (5.52%) Mercurial
4 7 (4.83%) gulp
4 7 (4.83%) Jasmine
4 7 (4.83%) Maven
4 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.14%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.14%) Grunt
5 6 (4.14%) JUnit
5 6 (4.14%) Subversion
6 5 (3.45%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.76%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.76%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (2.76%) Mockito
7 4 (2.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.07%) NUnit
9 2 (1.38%) Ant
9 2 (1.38%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Banking
3 5 (3.45%) Games
4 4 (2.76%) Interactive Media
4 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.07%) Publishing
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.69%) Military
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (80.69%) Developer
2 31 (21.38%) Web Developer
3 28 (19.31%) .NET Developer
4 26 (17.93%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (15.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (13.79%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (8.97%) Software Developer
9 12 (8.28%) HTML Developer
10 11 (7.59%) UI Developer
11 10 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (6.21%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (6.21%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (6.21%) Java Developer
13 8 (5.52%) Designer
14 7 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (4.83%) PHP Developer
15 6 (4.14%) Senior Developer
16 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
16 5 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (87.59%) HTML
2 75 (51.72%) HTML5
3 68 (46.90%) CSS3
4 65 (44.83%) jQuery
5 52 (35.86%) AngularJS
6 42 (28.97%) .NET
7 41 (28.28%) ASP.NET
8 34 (23.45%) .NET Framework
9 28 (19.31%) Web Services
10 22 (15.17%) RESTful
11 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (12.41%) JSON
12 17 (11.72%) Entity Framework
13 16 (11.03%) React
14 15 (10.34%) XML
15 13 (8.97%) Sass
15 13 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (8.28%) LESS
16 12 (8.28%) REST
17 11 (7.59%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.76%) User Experience
2 10 (6.90%) iPad
3 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.07%) VLE
8 2 (1.38%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.38%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.69%) Blog
9 1 (0.69%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.28%) Linux
2 8 (5.52%) Windows
3 6 (4.14%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.59%) MVC
3 27 (18.62%) Scrum
4 25 (17.24%) Front End Development
5 23 (15.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (15.86%) Web Development
6 22 (15.17%) Unit Testing
7 20 (13.79%) TDD
8 19 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (13.10%) OO
9 12 (8.28%) Project Management
9 12 (8.28%) Web Design
10 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.59%) Investment Management
10 11 (7.59%) SDLC
10 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.21%) Content Management
11 9 (6.21%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.21%) Mobile First
12 8 (5.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (81.38%) JavaScript
2 45 (31.03%) C#
3 18 (12.41%) Java
3 18 (12.41%) T-SQL
4 14 (9.66%) SQL
5 10 (6.90%) PHP
6 6 (4.14%) ES6
6 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.07%) Python
8 2 (1.38%) Ruby
8 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.69%) Ada
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) JSX
9 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) WAI
2 2 (1.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.21%) Adobe
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) Twitter
4 4 (2.76%) Facebook
4 4 (2.76%) Zend
5 2 (1.38%) Google
6 1 (0.69%) Brightcove
6 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) Telerik
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