The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 93 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.24% 4.78% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.27% 24.16% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 19
Average daily rate £350 £321 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £221 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
Scotland

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 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 160 (99.38%) HTML
2 125 (77.64%) JavaScript
3 61 (37.89%) jQuery
4 60 (37.27%) HTML5
5 55 (34.16%) CSS3
6 50 (31.06%) Java
7 46 (28.57%) .NET
8 40 (24.84%) C#
9 39 (24.22%) XML
10 34 (21.12%) MVC
11 25 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
12 24 (14.91%) JSON
13 22 (13.66%) Web Development
13 22 (13.66%) Unit Testing
13 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
14 21 (13.04%) SQL
14 21 (13.04%) Backbone.js
15 20 (12.42%) PHP
16 19 (11.80%) Finance
17 17 (10.56%) TDD
18 16 (9.94%) Spring
18 16 (9.94%) Scrum
18 16 (9.94%) MySQL
18 16 (9.94%) Web Services
18 16 (9.94%) Linux
18 16 (9.94%) JBoss
19 15 (9.32%) Ajax
20 14 (8.70%) OO
20 14 (8.70%) CMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (8.70%) CMS
2 11 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.35%) Node.js
3 7 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.73%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.11%) TeamSite
5 5 (3.11%) WordPress
6 4 (2.48%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (2.48%) Drupal
6 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.86%) Apache
8 2 (1.24%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.62%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) HTTP
2 7 (4.35%) Intranet
3 2 (1.24%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) MySQL
3 13 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.59%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.86%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.24%) DB2
8 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.21%) Maven
3 7 (4.35%) JUnit
4 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.11%) NUnit
6 4 (2.48%) QUnit
6 4 (2.48%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.48%) Selenium
6 4 (2.48%) Hudson
6 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.48%) Subversion
6 4 (2.48%) Ant
7 3 (1.86%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.24%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.24%) JMeter
8 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (11.80%) Finance
2 3 (1.86%) Publishing
2 3 (1.86%) Retail
3 2 (1.24%) Marketing
3 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (91.30%) Developer
2 33 (20.50%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.15%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 20 (12.42%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Portal Developer
7 9 (5.59%) UI Developer
7 9 (5.59%) UI Programmer
8 6 (3.73%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.11%) WordPress Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Designer
10 4 (2.48%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (99.38%) HTML
2 61 (37.89%) jQuery
3 60 (37.27%) HTML5
4 55 (34.16%) CSS3
5 46 (28.57%) .NET
6 39 (24.22%) XML
7 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
8 24 (14.91%) JSON
9 21 (13.04%) Backbone.js
10 16 (9.94%) Spring
10 16 (9.94%) Web Services
11 15 (9.32%) Ajax
12 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (7.45%) Hibernate
14 11 (6.83%) XHTML
14 11 (6.83%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (5.59%) .NET Framework
15 9 (5.59%) Java EE
15 9 (5.59%) JSR 168
15 9 (5.59%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Open Source
2 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.11%) GIS
4 4 (2.48%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.24%) Blog
5 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.24%) Social Media
5 2 (1.24%) FMCG
5 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) W3C
6 1 (0.62%) Statistics
6 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.94%) Linux
2 12 (7.45%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.11%) Android
4 4 (2.48%) Windows
4 4 (2.48%) AIX
4 4 (2.48%) Solaris
5 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.12%) MVC
2 25 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.66%) Web Development
3 22 (13.66%) Unit Testing
4 17 (10.56%) TDD
5 16 (9.94%) Scrum
6 14 (8.70%) OO
7 13 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.83%) SOA
8 11 (6.83%) Waterfall
8 11 (6.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (6.21%) Content Management
10 9 (5.59%) OOP
11 7 (4.35%) Web Application Development
12 6 (3.73%) Dependency Management
12 6 (3.73%) Release Management
12 6 (3.73%) Web Accessibility
12 6 (3.73%) Project Management
13 5 (3.11%) BDD
13 5 (3.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (77.64%) JavaScript
2 50 (31.06%) Java
3 40 (24.84%) C#
4 21 (13.04%) SQL
5 20 (12.42%) PHP
6 7 (4.35%) Ruby
7 4 (2.48%) VB
8 2 (1.24%) XPath
8 2 (1.24%) PHP5
8 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.24%) XQuery
8 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.24%) Perl
8 2 (1.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) WCAG
2 2 (1.24%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) JBoss
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.35%) Twitter
5 4 (2.48%) Adobe
6 3 (1.86%) IBM
7 2 (1.24%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.62%) Telerik
8 1 (0.62%) Sencha
8 1 (0.62%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) Facebook
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 days ago