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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 22 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Contract jobs citing CSS 71 60 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.92% 5.44% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.98% 28.85% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £395 £348
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 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
309 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.75% 18.86% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 85 51
Average daily rate £390 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 148 (99.33%) HTML
2 133 (89.26%) JavaScript
3 65 (43.62%) HTML5
4 56 (37.58%) jQuery
5 49 (32.89%) CSS3
6 41 (27.52%) JSON
7 37 (24.83%) XML
8 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (22.15%) Web Development
10 30 (20.13%) MVC
10 30 (20.13%) Web Services
10 30 (20.13%) .NET
10 30 (20.13%) Java
11 29 (19.46%) Backbone.js
12 23 (15.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (14.77%) JSP
13 22 (14.77%) Linux
14 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
14 21 (14.09%) CMS
15 20 (13.42%) TDD
15 20 (13.42%) Maven
15 20 (13.42%) SOAP
15 20 (13.42%) C#
15 20 (13.42%) SQL
16 19 (12.75%) Mac OS X
17 18 (12.08%) Relational Database
18 17 (11.41%) RESTful
18 17 (11.41%) HTTP
18 17 (11.41%) Finance
19 16 (10.74%) Waterfall

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.09%) CMS
2 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.37%) Apache
4 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.36%) WordPress
5 5 (3.36%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (3.36%) Lync
6 4 (2.68%) TeamSite
6 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.68%) IIS
6 4 (2.68%) Node.js
6 4 (2.68%) nginx
7 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.67%) Kentico
8 1 (0.67%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.67%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.38%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.37%) MySQL
5 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Maven
2 11 (7.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.71%) Subversion
3 10 (6.71%) Selenium
3 10 (6.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.36%) QUnit
5 4 (2.68%) JUnit
6 3 (2.01%) Grunt
6 3 (2.01%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.34%) Hudson
7 2 (1.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.34%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (11.41%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Retail
4 2 (1.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (85.23%) Developer
2 38 (25.50%) Front-End Developer
3 29 (19.46%) Web Developer
4 16 (10.74%) UI Developer
4 16 (10.74%) UI Programmer
5 14 (9.40%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (8.72%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.04%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Technical Leader
10 8 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Designer
12 5 (3.36%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst
13 4 (2.68%) Programmer
13 4 (2.68%) WordPress Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Ruby Developer
14 3 (2.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (99.33%) HTML
2 65 (43.62%) HTML5
3 56 (37.58%) jQuery
4 49 (32.89%) CSS3
5 41 (27.52%) JSON
6 37 (24.83%) XML
7 30 (20.13%) Web Services
7 30 (20.13%) .NET
8 29 (19.46%) Backbone.js
9 22 (14.77%) JSP
10 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
11 20 (13.42%) SOAP
12 17 (11.41%) RESTful
13 15 (10.07%) Ajax
14 14 (9.40%) JSF
15 12 (8.05%) AngularJS
16 10 (6.71%) DOM
17 9 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (6.04%) Servlets
18 8 (5.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Open Source
2 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.03%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.01%) FMCG
4 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.34%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.34%) Blog
6 1 (0.67%) Informatics
6 1 (0.67%) RIA
6 1 (0.67%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.67%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Linux
2 19 (12.75%) Mac OS X
3 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.03%) Android
4 4 (2.68%) AIX
4 4 (2.68%) Solaris
5 3 (2.01%) Windows
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.15%) Web Development
3 30 (20.13%) MVC
4 23 (15.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (13.42%) TDD
6 16 (10.74%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.07%) Dependency Management
8 13 (8.72%) Web Accessibility
9 12 (8.05%) Project Management
9 12 (8.05%) Scrum
10 11 (7.38%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.38%) Release Management
10 11 (7.38%) SOA
11 10 (6.71%) Web Design
12 8 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.70%) Web Application Development
13 7 (4.70%) Business Transformation
13 7 (4.70%) Data Modelling
14 6 (4.03%) Android Development
14 6 (4.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (89.26%) JavaScript
2 30 (20.13%) Java
3 20 (13.42%) C#
3 20 (13.42%) SQL
4 13 (8.72%) PHP
5 6 (4.03%) C++
5 6 (4.03%) Ruby
6 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.36%) Python
7 1 (0.67%) VB6
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.67%) VBScript
7 1 (0.67%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) WCAG
2 4 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Oracle
2 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.71%) JBoss
3 9 (6.04%) Twitter
4 3 (2.01%) HP
4 3 (2.01%) Adobe
5 2 (1.34%) IBM
5 2 (1.34%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
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