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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 90 98 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.09% 7.69% 5.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.83% 26.06% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 26
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £350
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 £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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
266 376 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.00% 29.51% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 240 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £413
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 £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 148 (90.80%) HTML
2 122 (74.85%) JavaScript
3 69 (42.33%) jQuery
3 69 (42.33%) HTML5
4 62 (38.04%) MVC
5 51 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (30.06%) CSS3
7 47 (28.83%) C#
8 44 (26.99%) Java
8 44 (26.99%) .NET
9 39 (23.93%) ASP.NET
10 38 (23.31%) SQL
11 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
12 28 (17.18%) Finance
13 27 (16.56%) XML
14 26 (15.95%) Ajax
15 23 (14.11%) RESTful
16 22 (13.50%) Oracle
16 22 (13.50%) AngularJS
17 21 (12.88%) PHP
17 21 (12.88%) TDD
17 21 (12.88%) Web Development
18 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
18 20 (12.27%) Unit Testing
18 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
19 19 (11.66%) UNIX
19 19 (11.66%) JSP
19 19 (11.66%) CMS
19 19 (11.66%) Banking
19 19 (11.66%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (11.66%) CMS
2 13 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.52%) WordPress
4 8 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.91%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.07%) Drupal
6 5 (3.07%) Umbraco
6 5 (3.07%) JBoss
7 4 (2.45%) Confluence
8 3 (1.84%) IIS
9 2 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.23%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.23%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.23%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (1.23%) Lync
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.84%) InDesign
5 2 (1.23%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.23%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) SaaS
2 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) CTI
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
1 1 (0.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.36%) MySQL
4 7 (4.29%) MS Access
4 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) DataStax
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.20%) Selenium
3 14 (8.59%) Maven
4 13 (7.98%) JIRA
4 13 (7.98%) Subversion
5 10 (6.13%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.52%) JUnit
6 9 (5.52%) Eclipse
7 8 (4.91%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (4.91%) NetBeans
8 7 (4.29%) CruiseControl
8 7 (4.29%) Hudson
9 6 (3.68%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.68%) Ant
9 6 (3.68%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.07%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.07%) Grunt
10 5 (3.07%) Bower
11 4 (2.45%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
2 19 (11.66%) Banking
3 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.07%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (82.82%) Developer
2 30 (18.40%) Web Developer
3 24 (14.72%) Front-End Developer
4 23 (14.11%) .NET Developer
4 23 (14.11%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (5.52%) PHP Developer
6 9 (5.52%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.29%) Designer
8 6 (3.68%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.68%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.07%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.45%) UI Programmer
10 4 (2.45%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (2.45%) UI Developer
11 3 (1.84%) Python Developer
11 3 (1.84%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (90.80%) HTML
2 69 (42.33%) jQuery
2 69 (42.33%) HTML5
3 49 (30.06%) CSS3
4 44 (26.99%) .NET
5 39 (23.93%) ASP.NET
6 27 (16.56%) XML
7 26 (15.95%) Ajax
8 23 (14.11%) RESTful
9 22 (13.50%) AngularJS
10 19 (11.66%) Spring
10 19 (11.66%) JSP
11 17 (10.43%) .NET Framework
12 15 (9.20%) J2EE
13 14 (8.59%) LESS
13 14 (8.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (7.98%) JSF
15 11 (6.75%) XSLT
15 11 (6.75%) Sass
15 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) User Experience
2 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.45%) GIS
3 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.84%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.84%) Social Media
5 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.61%) DTV
5 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.61%) Blog
5 1 (0.61%) Podcast
5 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.66%) UNIX
2 12 (7.36%) Windows
3 9 (5.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.04%) MVC
2 51 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.88%) TDD
3 21 (12.88%) Web Development
4 20 (12.27%) Unit Testing
5 18 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (6.75%) Scrum
7 10 (6.13%) Project Management
7 10 (6.13%) OO
7 10 (6.13%) Test Automation
8 9 (5.52%) Migration
9 8 (4.91%) Web Application Development
10 6 (3.68%) BDD
10 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.68%) Time Management
10 6 (3.68%) Web Design
10 6 (3.68%) Content Management
11 5 (3.07%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.07%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 122 (74.85%) JavaScript
2 47 (28.83%) C#
3 44 (26.99%) Java
4 38 (23.31%) SQL
5 21 (12.88%) PHP
6 11 (6.75%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.91%) VBA
7 8 (4.91%) Python
7 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.29%) Perl
9 6 (3.68%) XPath
10 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.61%) Ada
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (13.50%) Oracle
2 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.91%) Adobe
3 8 (4.91%) Lotus
4 6 (3.68%) Telerik
5 3 (1.84%) SAP
5 3 (1.84%) Google
5 3 (1.84%) Twitter
6 1 (0.61%) Talend
6 1 (0.61%) PayPal
6 1 (0.61%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.61%) Zend
6 1 (0.61%) Alterian
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago