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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 28 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 70 80 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.74% 6.38% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.89% 22.92% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £309 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +8.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £232 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £427 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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
251 349 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.01% 27.83% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 187 74
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

1 150 (87.72%) HTML
2 144 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 84 (49.12%) jQuery
4 71 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (32.75%) HTML5
6 49 (28.65%) CSS3
6 49 (28.65%) Java
7 45 (26.32%) C#
8 44 (25.73%) .NET
8 44 (25.73%) MVC
9 40 (23.39%) Banking
10 33 (19.30%) ASP.NET
11 32 (18.71%) SQL
12 31 (18.13%) SQL Server
12 31 (18.13%) Ajax
13 28 (16.37%) Web Development
14 27 (15.79%) CMS
14 27 (15.79%) Spring
15 26 (15.20%) Unit Testing
16 25 (14.62%) XML
17 24 (14.04%) TDD
18 23 (13.45%) Finance
18 23 (13.45%) Test Automation
18 23 (13.45%) Grunt
19 22 (12.87%) JSP
20 21 (12.28%) Oracle
20 21 (12.28%) Git (software)
21 20 (11.70%) J2EE
22 19 (11.11%) OO
22 19 (11.11%) Selenium

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (15.79%) CMS
2 16 (9.36%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.60%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.85%) IBM Notes
5 8 (4.68%) WordPress
5 8 (4.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.09%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.75%) JBoss
8 3 (1.75%) Drupal
8 3 (1.75%) Confluence
9 2 (1.17%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.17%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.58%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.58%) IIS
10 1 (0.58%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.58%) InDesign
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) Extranet
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.85%) MS Access
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.09%) MySQL
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.58%) Big Data
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 23 (13.45%) Grunt
2 21 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.11%) Selenium
4 13 (7.60%) CruiseControl
5 11 (6.43%) Maven
6 10 (5.85%) Jasmine
7 9 (5.26%) Subversion
8 7 (4.09%) JIRA
8 7 (4.09%) JUnit
8 7 (4.09%) Bower
9 6 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (3.51%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (2.92%) TestNG
10 5 (2.92%) Ant
10 5 (2.92%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.92%) Hudson
11 3 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.75%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (23.39%) Banking
2 23 (13.45%) Finance
3 6 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 150 (87.72%) Developer
2 41 (23.98%) Front-End Developer
3 34 (19.88%) Web Developer
4 28 (16.37%) Java Developer
5 22 (12.87%) .NET Developer
6 11 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.09%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.92%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.92%) UX Designer
11 5 (2.92%) Designer
11 5 (2.92%) Umbraco Developer
11 5 (2.92%) AWS Developer
12 4 (2.34%) Architect
12 4 (2.34%) Applications Developer
13 3 (1.75%) Senior Java Developer
13 3 (1.75%) Consultant
13 3 (1.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (87.72%) HTML
2 84 (49.12%) jQuery
3 56 (32.75%) HTML5
4 49 (28.65%) CSS3
5 44 (25.73%) .NET
6 33 (19.30%) ASP.NET
7 31 (18.13%) Ajax
8 27 (15.79%) Spring
9 25 (14.62%) XML
10 22 (12.87%) JSP
11 20 (11.70%) J2EE
12 17 (9.94%) JSF
13 16 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (8.77%) YUI
14 15 (8.77%) .NET Framework
14 15 (8.77%) XSLT
14 15 (8.77%) Struts
15 14 (8.19%) AngularJS
16 13 (7.60%) GWT
16 13 (7.60%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) User Experience
2 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.34%) Open Source
3 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.75%) Social Media
5 2 (1.17%) Health Informatics
5 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.17%) GIS
5 2 (1.17%) Informatics
5 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.58%) Blog
6 1 (0.58%) FMCG
6 1 (0.58%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.53%) UNIX
2 7 (4.09%) Linux
3 6 (3.51%) Windows
4 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.34%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.73%) MVC
3 28 (16.37%) Web Development
4 26 (15.20%) Unit Testing
5 24 (14.04%) TDD
6 23 (13.45%) Test Automation
7 19 (11.11%) OO
8 13 (7.60%) Web Application Development
9 12 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (7.02%) Time Management
10 11 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.26%) Project Management
11 9 (5.26%) Web Design
12 7 (4.09%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.51%) Scrum
13 6 (3.51%) Migration
14 5 (2.92%) OOD
14 5 (2.92%) BDD
15 4 (2.34%) User Stories
15 4 (2.34%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 144 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 49 (28.65%) Java
3 45 (26.32%) C#
4 32 (18.71%) SQL
5 14 (8.19%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.60%) Shell Script
6 13 (7.60%) Perl
6 13 (7.60%) PHP
7 10 (5.85%) VBA
8 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.17%) VBScript
9 2 (1.17%) VB
9 2 (1.17%) Python
9 2 (1.17%) VB6
10 1 (0.58%) Ruby
10 1 (0.58%) XPath
10 1 (0.58%) Scala
10 1 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) HL7
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) WCAG
2 1 (0.58%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (12.28%) Oracle
2 12 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.85%) Lotus
4 7 (4.09%) Adobe
5 5 (2.92%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) Ektron
6 1 (0.58%) Twitter
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) Telerik
6 1 (0.58%) Alterian
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