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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 66 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.50% 5.99% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.36% 27.50% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £379 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
CSS
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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
309 240 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.73% 21.78% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 110 60
Average daily rate £375 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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.

1 151 (98.05%) HTML
2 131 (85.06%) JavaScript
3 67 (43.51%) HTML5
4 62 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (37.01%) jQuery
6 55 (35.71%) CSS3
7 41 (26.62%) JSON
8 40 (25.97%) MVC
8 40 (25.97%) .NET
9 37 (24.03%) XML
10 33 (21.43%) Web Development
11 31 (20.13%) Backbone.js
12 30 (19.48%) Web Services
13 29 (18.83%) C#
14 27 (17.53%) Java
14 27 (17.53%) ASP.NET
15 22 (14.29%) JSP
15 22 (14.29%) Linux
15 22 (14.29%) TDD
15 22 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (13.64%) CMS
16 21 (13.64%) SQL
17 20 (12.99%) SOAP
17 20 (12.99%) Maven
18 19 (12.34%) Ajax
18 19 (12.34%) Mac OS X
19 17 (11.04%) HTTP
19 17 (11.04%) Relational Database
19 17 (11.04%) RESTful
19 17 (11.04%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 21 (13.64%) CMS
2 16 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (5.19%) Apache
5 7 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.25%) WordPress
6 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (3.25%) Lync
7 4 (2.60%) Node.js
7 4 (2.60%) nginx
7 4 (2.60%) IIS
7 4 (2.60%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.95%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.65%) Kentico
9 1 (0.65%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.65%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.49%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.55%) MySQL
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (12.99%) Maven
2 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.49%) Subversion
3 10 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.49%) Selenium
4 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.25%) QUnit
5 4 (2.60%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.60%) JUnit
6 3 (1.95%) Grunt
7 2 (1.30%) Hudson
7 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.30%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) RSpec
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 16 (10.39%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Banking
3 3 (1.95%) Retail
4 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 131 (85.06%) Developer
2 35 (22.73%) Front-End Developer
3 30 (19.48%) Web Developer
4 21 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 14 (9.09%) UI Programmer
6 12 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Technical Leader
7 9 (5.84%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Designer
10 5 (3.25%) Python Developer
11 4 (2.60%) Programmer
11 4 (2.60%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.60%) Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (98.05%) HTML
2 67 (43.51%) HTML5
3 57 (37.01%) jQuery
4 55 (35.71%) CSS3
5 41 (26.62%) JSON
6 40 (25.97%) .NET
7 37 (24.03%) XML
8 31 (20.13%) Backbone.js
9 30 (19.48%) Web Services
10 27 (17.53%) ASP.NET
11 22 (14.29%) JSP
12 20 (12.99%) SOAP
13 19 (12.34%) Ajax
14 17 (11.04%) RESTful
15 15 (9.74%) AngularJS
16 14 (9.09%) JSF
17 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (6.49%) .NET Framework
18 10 (6.49%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) User Experience
2 14 (9.09%) Open Source
3 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.95%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.95%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.95%) FMCG
6 2 (1.30%) Blog
6 2 (1.30%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) Informatics
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) RIA
7 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.65%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.29%) Linux
2 19 (12.34%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.90%) Android
3 6 (3.90%) Windows
3 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.60%) AIX
4 4 (2.60%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.97%) MVC
3 33 (21.43%) Web Development
4 22 (14.29%) TDD
4 22 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (10.39%) Waterfall
6 15 (9.74%) Dependency Management
7 14 (9.09%) Scrum
8 13 (8.44%) Web Accessibility
9 12 (7.79%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.79%) Project Management
10 11 (7.14%) SOA
10 11 (7.14%) Release Management
11 10 (6.49%) Web Design
11 10 (6.49%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.55%) Business Transformation
14 6 (3.90%) Android Development
14 6 (3.90%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (85.06%) JavaScript
2 29 (18.83%) C#
3 27 (17.53%) Java
4 21 (13.64%) SQL
5 13 (8.44%) PHP
6 6 (3.90%) Python
6 6 (3.90%) Ruby
7 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.60%) C++
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) WCAG
2 4 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (8.44%) Oracle
2 12 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.49%) JBoss
4 9 (5.84%) Twitter
5 3 (1.95%) Adobe
5 3 (1.95%) HP
6 2 (1.30%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
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