The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 17.24% 7.02% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.43% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
CSS
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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 Livingston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 24.14% 14.04% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -6.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 15 (93.75%) Ajax
3 12 (75.00%) XML
4 11 (68.75%) Spring
5 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
5 10 (62.50%) CSS3
5 10 (62.50%) Backbone.js
5 10 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (62.50%) QUnit
5 10 (62.50%) Jasmine
5 10 (62.50%) HTML5
6 9 (56.25%) REST
6 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
6 9 (56.25%) JSON
6 9 (56.25%) Maven
6 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
6 9 (56.25%) MVC
7 8 (50.00%) Java
8 6 (37.50%) JUnit
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (37.50%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Durandal
10 4 (25.00%) Hudson
10 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (25.00%) JSP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) QUnit
1 10 (62.50%) Jasmine
2 9 (56.25%) Maven
3 6 (37.50%) JUnit
4 4 (25.00%) Hudson
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) User Experience Developer
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Portal Developer
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) Ajax
3 12 (75.00%) XML
4 11 (68.75%) Spring
5 10 (62.50%) CSS3
5 10 (62.50%) Backbone.js
5 10 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (62.50%) HTML5
6 9 (56.25%) REST
6 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
6 9 (56.25%) JSON
7 5 (31.25%) Durandal
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) JSP
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) J2EE
10 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Content Management
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) sed
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) AWK
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) Opsview
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) HP