The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 3289 3157 2760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.22% 7.08% 6.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.46% 25.92% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2284 2046 1830
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 65
Average hourly rate £28.85 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.33 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
CSS
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in England

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the England region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in England

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in England

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the England region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in England

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CSS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 1627 £400 +9.58% 691
South East +10 667 £350 +7.69% 358
North West 0 222 £325 +1.56% 291
Yorkshire -1 186 £340 +13.33% 176
South West -9 184 £338 +3.84% 203
East of England -10 156 £350 - 170
West Midlands -10 99 £333 +20.90% 124
East Midlands -2 78 £306 +2.08% 116
North East +15 53 £325 +13.04% 36
Midlands +5 6 £500 +81.81%
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6920 (94.24%) HTML
2 5810 (79.12%) JavaScript
3 3246 (44.21%) HTML5
4 3017 (41.09%) jQuery
5 2669 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2586 (35.22%) CSS3
7 1918 (26.12%) .NET
8 1847 (25.15%) MVC
9 1646 (22.42%) C#
10 1461 (19.90%) Java
11 1378 (18.77%) AngularJS
12 1377 (18.75%) TDD
13 1305 (17.77%) ASP.NET
14 1302 (17.73%) SQL
15 1229 (16.74%) PHP
16 1226 (16.70%) OO
17 1165 (15.87%) XML
18 1132 (15.42%) Ajax
19 1068 (14.54%) User Experience
20 1059 (14.42%) SQL Server
21 1039 (14.15%) Web Services
22 991 (13.50%) Git (software)
23 944 (12.86%) Web Development
24 920 (12.53%) Scrum
25 895 (12.19%) MySQL
26 799 (10.88%) Responsive Web Design
27 706 (9.61%) CMS
28 699 (9.52%) JSON
29 682 (9.29%) E-Commerce
30 667 (9.08%) Linux

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 706 (9.61%) CMS
2 649 (8.84%) Node.js
3 447 (6.09%) SharePoint
4 319 (4.34%) Apache
5 261 (3.55%) Drupal
6 234 (3.19%) IIS
7 223 (3.04%) Tomcat
8 222 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 196 (2.67%) WordPress
10 158 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 117 (1.59%) Umbraco
12 102 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
12 102 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 99 (1.35%) JBoss
14 93 (1.27%) WebSphere
15 62 (0.84%) WebLogic
16 53 (0.72%) nginx
17 52 (0.71%) Apache Solr
18 48 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
19 42 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 560 (7.63%) Photoshop
2 303 (4.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 199 (2.71%) MS Excel
4 133 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 72 (0.98%) Fireworks
6 60 (0.82%) MS Office
7 36 (0.49%) InfoPath
8 33 (0.45%) InDesign
9 30 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 30 (0.41%) MS Visio
10 23 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
11 18 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
12 15 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
13 12 (0.16%) Acrobat
14 10 (0.14%) MS Project
14 10 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
15 8 (0.11%) GIMP
16 6 (0.082%) ImageReady
17 3 (0.041%) PaintShop Pro
17 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 154 (2.10%) Magento
2 95 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 25 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.23%) Tridion
6 12 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
7 10 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 9 (0.12%) RMDS
8 9 (0.12%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.082%) Summit
10 5 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.054%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.041%) Siebel Analytics
12 3 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.041%) Shopify
13 2 (0.027%) SAP CRM
13 2 (0.027%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 110 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (0.80%) Office 365
4 58 (0.79%) GitHub
5 51 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (0.63%) SaaS
7 29 (0.39%) Heroku
8 27 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.22%) Force.com
10 13 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.16%) PaaS
12 10 (0.14%) Yammer
12 10 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.11%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.068%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.041%) IaaS
16 2 (0.027%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.014%) Responsys
17 1 (0.014%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 192 (2.61%) Internet
2 184 (2.51%) HTTP
3 140 (1.91%) Intranet
4 65 (0.89%) LDAP
5 40 (0.54%) Firewall
6 38 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 31 (0.42%) SSL
8 28 (0.38%) VPN
9 22 (0.30%) DNS
10 20 (0.27%) FTP
11 18 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 18 (0.25%) SSH
12 17 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (0.20%) BIG-IP
14 14 (0.19%) BGP
14 14 (0.19%) Network Security
15 13 (0.18%) OSPF
15 13 (0.18%) SNMP
15 13 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 11 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1059 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 895 (12.19%) MySQL
3 352 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 290 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 206 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 164 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 134 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 128 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 125 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 100 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 91 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 90 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 78 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 70 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
15 51 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (0.69%) Redis
16 46 (0.63%) Big Data
17 43 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
17 43 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
18 35 (0.48%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 991 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 528 (7.19%) Subversion
3 471 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 319 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 311 (4.24%) Grunt
6 235 (3.20%) Selenium
6 235 (3.20%) Jasmine
7 215 (2.93%) JIRA
8 207 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 204 (2.78%) JUnit
10 188 (2.56%) Maven
11 174 (2.37%) Axure RP
12 171 (2.33%) Eclipse
13 160 (2.18%) Cucumber
14 127 (1.73%) Ant
15 115 (1.57%) NUnit
16 110 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
17 109 (1.48%) Bower
18 88 (1.20%) Mocha
19 81 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 633 (8.62%) Finance
2 379 (5.16%) Marketing
3 275 (3.75%) Banking
4 213 (2.90%) Retail
5 150 (2.04%) Publishing
6 129 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 115 (1.57%) Advertising
8 102 (1.39%) Games
9 87 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 65 (0.89%) Legal
11 44 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 34 (0.46%) Electronics
13 32 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.41%) Law
15 25 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 25 (0.34%) Front Office
16 20 (0.27%) Automotive
17 18 (0.25%) Back Office
18 11 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 5976 (81.38%) Developer
2 1366 (18.60%) Front-End Developer
3 914 (12.45%) Web Developer
4 764 (10.40%) .NET Developer
5 621 (8.46%) Senior Developer
6 560 (7.63%) Java Developer
7 548 (7.46%) Designer
8 501 (6.82%) PHP Developer
9 492 (6.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 420 (5.72%) C# Developer
11 286 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 276 (3.76%) UI Developer
13 263 (3.58%) UI Programmer
14 239 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
15 225 (3.06%) UX Designer
16 193 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
17 178 (2.42%) Front-End Web Developer
18 173 (2.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 156 (2.12%) Architect
20 137 (1.87%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6920 (94.24%) HTML
2 3246 (44.21%) HTML5
3 3017 (41.09%) jQuery
4 2586 (35.22%) CSS3
5 1918 (26.12%) .NET
6 1378 (18.77%) AngularJS
7 1305 (17.77%) ASP.NET
8 1165 (15.87%) XML
9 1132 (15.42%) Ajax
10 1039 (14.15%) Web Services
11 699 (9.52%) JSON
12 622 (8.47%) Backbone.js
13 615 (8.38%) Sass
14 577 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 575 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 555 (7.56%) REST
17 512 (6.97%) Spring
18 486 (6.62%) XHTML
19 485 (6.60%) .NET Framework
20 446 (6.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1068 (14.54%) User Experience
2 349 (4.75%) Mobile App
3 289 (3.94%) Open Source
4 238 (3.24%) W3C
5 234 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 204 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 165 (2.25%) Visualisation
8 118 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 105 (1.43%) Digital Media
10 97 (1.32%) Social Media
11 80 (1.09%) Graphic Design
12 60 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
13 54 (0.74%) RIA
13 54 (0.74%) Web 2.0
14 53 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 51 (0.69%) Management Information System
15 51 (0.69%) Algorithms
16 48 (0.65%) Animation
17 46 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 44 (0.60%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 667 (9.08%) Linux
2 377 (5.13%) UNIX
3 323 (4.40%) Windows
4 273 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 258 (3.51%) Android
6 157 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 46 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 35 (0.48%) CentOS
10 32 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 27 (0.37%) AIX
12 25 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (0.31%) Solaris
14 15 (0.20%) VMS
14 15 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.16%) Debian
16 11 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.15%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2669 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1847 (25.15%) MVC
3 1377 (18.75%) TDD
4 1226 (16.70%) OO
5 944 (12.86%) Web Development
6 920 (12.53%) Scrum
7 799 (10.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 682 (9.29%) E-Commerce
9 569 (7.75%) BDD
10 460 (6.26%) Web Design
11 444 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
12 420 (5.72%) Unit Testing
13 385 (5.24%) OOP
14 291 (3.96%) Content Management
15 277 (3.77%) Software Engineering
16 231 (3.15%) SOA
17 221 (3.01%) Mentoring
18 181 (2.46%) Workflow
19 179 (2.44%) CRM
20 177 (2.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5810 (79.12%) JavaScript
2 1646 (22.42%) C#
3 1461 (19.90%) Java
4 1302 (17.73%) SQL
5 1229 (16.74%) PHP
6 430 (5.86%) Ruby
7 384 (5.23%) Python
8 221 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 155 (2.11%) Scala
10 149 (2.03%) PL/SQL
11 146 (1.99%) PHP5
12 128 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 120 (1.63%) Perl
14 99 (1.35%) C
15 90 (1.23%) C++
16 79 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 70 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 64 (0.87%) VB
19 61 (0.83%) VBScript
20 57 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 425 (5.79%) Degree
2 226 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 120 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 28 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (0.34%) ISEB
7 17 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.18%) CCNA
9 11 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.11%) MCP
11 7 (0.095%) CCNP
12 6 (0.082%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.082%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.068%) HND
13 5 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.041%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.041%) CCIE
14 3 (0.041%) CCSP
15 2 (0.027%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (2.51%) QA
2 24 (0.33%) WCAG
3 21 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.27%) WAI
5 13 (0.18%) SLA
6 8 (0.11%) COBIT
6 8 (0.11%) HL7
7 5 (0.068%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.027%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.014%) GxP
9 1 (0.014%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.34%) Docker
4 14 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.16%) Shibboleth
6 11 (0.15%) Varnish
7 10 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.068%) NFS
9 5 (0.068%) vCloud
10 4 (0.054%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.041%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.027%) XenApp
12 2 (0.027%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.027%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.027%) IAG
12 2 (0.027%) Firmware
12 2 (0.027%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.014%) Squid
Systems Management
1 76 (1.03%) Puppet
2 35 (0.48%) Vagrant
3 34 (0.46%) Ansible
4 23 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
5 14 (0.19%) Graylog2
6 12 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 10 (0.14%) OPNET
8 8 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.11%) OpenSSO
9 5 (0.068%) logstash
9 5 (0.068%) Salt
10 4 (0.054%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.054%) Kibana
11 3 (0.041%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.041%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.041%) cPanel
11 3 (0.041%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.027%) OpenIDM
12 2 (0.027%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 652 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 442 (6.02%) Oracle
3 398 (5.42%) Adobe
4 192 (2.61%) Zend
5 175 (2.38%) Google
6 131 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 106 (1.44%) Twitter
8 73 (0.99%) IBM
9 59 (0.80%) EPiServer
10 57 (0.78%) Facebook
11 55 (0.75%) SAP
12 51 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 50 (0.68%) hybris
14 47 (0.64%) VMware
15 42 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 40 (0.54%) Open Text
17 39 (0.53%) Ektron
18 38 (0.52%) ServiceNow
19 37 (0.50%) Cisco
20 32 (0.44%) Telerik
Weybridge, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Depending on Experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Esum
Rate: Unspecified £Excellent
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norfolk
North Norfolk District Council
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
QUANTICA
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago