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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 73 95 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.01% 7.53% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.74% 27.30% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £241 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -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
254 348 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.42% 27.58% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 154 (88.00%) HTML
2 144 (82.29%) JavaScript
3 77 (44.00%) jQuery
4 68 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (32.00%) HTML5
6 53 (30.29%) Java
7 51 (29.14%) CSS3
8 48 (27.43%) MVC
9 47 (26.86%) .NET
10 46 (26.29%) C#
11 41 (23.43%) SQL
12 36 (20.57%) ASP.NET
12 36 (20.57%) Banking
13 35 (20.00%) Ajax
14 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 28 (16.00%) Spring
15 27 (15.43%) Unit Testing
16 26 (14.86%) Web Development
16 26 (14.86%) JSP
16 26 (14.86%) XML
17 23 (13.14%) Oracle
17 23 (13.14%) TDD
18 22 (12.57%) Finance
18 22 (12.57%) UNIX
18 22 (12.57%) Selenium
18 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
19 21 (12.00%) CMS
20 20 (11.43%) J2EE
21 19 (10.86%) Git (software)
22 18 (10.29%) JSF

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (12.00%) CMS
2 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.43%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 9 (5.14%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.57%) WordPress
6 8 (4.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.43%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.29%) Confluence
9 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.71%) Drupal
9 3 (1.71%) IIS
9 3 (1.71%) JBoss
10 2 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.14%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.14%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.14%) Lync
11 1 (0.57%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.71%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.14%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.14%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) HTTP
1 1 (0.57%) CTI
1 1 (0.57%) Intranet
1 1 (0.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.71%) MS Access
5 6 (3.43%) MySQL
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Big Data
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 22 (12.57%) Selenium
2 19 (10.86%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.71%) Grunt
4 15 (8.57%) Maven
5 13 (7.43%) CruiseControl
6 11 (6.29%) JIRA
7 10 (5.71%) Subversion
8 9 (5.14%) Jenkins
8 9 (5.14%) Jasmine
9 8 (4.57%) Hudson
9 8 (4.57%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.57%) Ant
9 8 (4.57%) JUnit
9 8 (4.57%) Dreamweaver
10 7 (4.00%) Bower
11 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.86%) NetBeans
12 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.86%) TestNG
12 5 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (20.57%) Banking
2 22 (12.57%) Finance
3 5 (2.86%) Retail
4 3 (1.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 144 (82.29%) Developer
2 38 (21.71%) Front-End Developer
3 30 (17.14%) Web Developer
4 29 (16.57%) Java Developer
5 19 (10.86%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 7 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.43%) UX Designer
8 6 (3.43%) Designer
9 5 (2.86%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (2.86%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.29%) UI Programmer
10 4 (2.29%) UI Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Analyst
10 4 (2.29%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Architect
10 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (88.00%) HTML
2 77 (44.00%) jQuery
3 56 (32.00%) HTML5
4 51 (29.14%) CSS3
5 47 (26.86%) .NET
6 36 (20.57%) ASP.NET
7 35 (20.00%) Ajax
8 28 (16.00%) Spring
9 26 (14.86%) JSP
9 26 (14.86%) XML
10 20 (11.43%) J2EE
11 18 (10.29%) XSLT
11 18 (10.29%) JSF
12 15 (8.57%) Struts
12 15 (8.57%) YUI
13 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (8.00%) .NET Framework
14 13 (7.43%) Spring MVC
14 13 (7.43%) JMS
14 13 (7.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) User Experience
2 11 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.43%) Open Source
4 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.71%) Social Media
6 2 (1.14%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.14%) GIS
6 2 (1.14%) Informatics
6 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) Blog
7 1 (0.57%) Podcast
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.57%) UNIX
2 11 (6.29%) Windows
3 7 (4.00%) Linux
4 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.29%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.43%) MVC
3 27 (15.43%) Unit Testing
4 26 (14.86%) Web Development
5 23 (13.14%) TDD
6 22 (12.57%) Test Automation
7 17 (9.71%) OO
8 15 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.00%) Web Application Development
10 12 (6.86%) Time Management
11 11 (6.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.14%) Project Management
13 8 (4.57%) Web Design
14 7 (4.00%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.00%) Migration
14 7 (4.00%) BDD
15 6 (3.43%) Mentoring
16 5 (2.86%) Scrum
16 5 (2.86%) OOD
16 5 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 144 (82.29%) JavaScript
2 53 (30.29%) Java
3 46 (26.29%) C#
4 41 (23.43%) SQL
5 15 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 14 (8.00%) PHP
7 13 (7.43%) Shell Script
7 13 (7.43%) Perl
8 11 (6.29%) VBA
9 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.71%) Python
11 2 (1.14%) VB6
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.14%) VBScript
11 2 (1.14%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Scala
12 1 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
1 2 (1.14%) HL7
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) Oracle
2 15 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.71%) Lotus
4 7 (4.00%) Adobe
5 5 (2.86%) Google
6 3 (1.71%) SAP
7 2 (1.14%) Telerik
8 1 (0.57%) Alterian
8 1 (0.57%) Apple
8 1 (0.57%) Talend
8 1 (0.57%) PayPal
8 1 (0.57%) WorldPay
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 25 days ago