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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 95 84 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.90% 6.57% 5.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.31% 22.95% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £456 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
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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
294 366 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.27% 28.62% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 229 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 (92.77%) HTML
2 121 (72.89%) JavaScript
3 78 (46.99%) HTML5
4 73 (43.98%) jQuery
5 57 (34.34%) MVC
5 57 (34.34%) CSS3
6 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (25.30%) C#
8 41 (24.70%) SQL
9 39 (23.49%) Java
10 36 (21.69%) .NET
11 30 (18.07%) ASP.NET
12 29 (17.47%) AngularJS
13 28 (16.87%) XML
13 28 (16.87%) Finance
13 28 (16.87%) RESTful
14 27 (16.27%) Unit Testing
14 27 (16.27%) SQL Server
15 25 (15.06%) TDD
16 24 (14.46%) Git (software)
17 23 (13.86%) Ajax
17 23 (13.86%) Web Development
18 20 (12.05%) PHP
18 20 (12.05%) Sass
18 20 (12.05%) LESS
19 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
19 19 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (10.84%) CMS
20 18 (10.84%) Oracle
20 18 (10.84%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (10.84%) CMS
2 12 (7.23%) Node.js
3 9 (5.42%) WordPress
4 8 (4.82%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.01%) JBoss
6 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.01%) Drupal
7 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.81%) Confluence
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.20%) Lync
9 2 (1.20%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.20%) Apache
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (1.20%) IIS
9 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.61%) InDesign
4 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.20%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) SaaS
2 4 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) CTI
2 1 (0.60%) Intranet
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.23%) MySQL
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.60%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 24 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.04%) Subversion
3 12 (7.23%) Grunt
4 10 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.02%) Maven
4 10 (6.02%) JIRA
4 10 (6.02%) Eclipse
4 10 (6.02%) Selenium
5 8 (4.82%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (4.82%) JUnit
6 7 (4.22%) NetBeans
6 7 (4.22%) gulp
6 7 (4.22%) Hudson
7 6 (3.61%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.01%) Bower
8 5 (3.01%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.81%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.81%) Mockito
9 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (16.87%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (81.33%) Developer
2 36 (21.69%) Web Developer
3 31 (18.67%) Front-End Developer
4 20 (12.05%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.04%) .NET Developer
6 11 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.02%) Designer
7 10 (6.02%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.82%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Front-End Web Developer
10 6 (3.61%) UX Designer
10 6 (3.61%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (3.61%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.01%) Analyst
12 4 (2.41%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.41%) Digital Designer
12 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (1.81%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (92.77%) HTML
2 78 (46.99%) HTML5
3 73 (43.98%) jQuery
4 57 (34.34%) CSS3
5 36 (21.69%) .NET
6 30 (18.07%) ASP.NET
7 29 (17.47%) AngularJS
8 28 (16.87%) RESTful
8 28 (16.87%) XML
9 23 (13.86%) Ajax
10 20 (12.05%) Sass
10 20 (12.05%) LESS
11 17 (10.24%) JSP
12 16 (9.64%) Spring
13 15 (9.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (7.83%) J2EE
15 12 (7.23%) .NET Framework
16 11 (6.63%) JSF
17 10 (6.02%) Web Services
17 10 (6.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) User Experience
2 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.41%) GIS
3 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.81%) Social Media
5 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.60%) DTV
6 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.60%) Blog
6 1 (0.60%) Podcast
6 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.24%) UNIX
2 12 (7.23%) Windows
3 8 (4.82%) Linux
4 4 (2.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.34%) MVC
2 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.27%) Unit Testing
4 25 (15.06%) TDD
5 23 (13.86%) Web Development
6 19 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (9.64%) OO
8 13 (7.83%) Scrum
9 11 (6.63%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.42%) Web Design
10 9 (5.42%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.82%) Content Management
11 8 (4.82%) Migration
11 8 (4.82%) Time Management
12 7 (4.22%) Open Source
12 7 (4.22%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.22%) Project Management
12 7 (4.22%) Refactoring
13 6 (3.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 121 (72.89%) JavaScript
2 42 (25.30%) C#
3 41 (24.70%) SQL
4 39 (23.49%) Java
5 20 (12.05%) PHP
6 11 (6.63%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.42%) Python
8 7 (4.22%) Perl
9 6 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.61%) XPath
10 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.20%) Ada
11 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.20%) C
11 2 (1.20%) C++
11 2 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.60%) Scala
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.84%) Oracle
3 11 (6.63%) Adobe
4 6 (3.61%) Telerik
5 3 (1.81%) SAP
5 3 (1.81%) Twitter
6 2 (1.20%) VMware
6 2 (1.20%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Zend
7 1 (0.60%) Alterian
7 1 (0.60%) Talend
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Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 19 days ago