The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 1637 1714 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.71% 7.75% 6.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.99% 26.24% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1181 952
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £52.50 £19.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% +167.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.00 £187.50 £37.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
CSS
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6298 6533 5889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.65% 29.54% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4622 4582 4284
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 57 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £138.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in London

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in London

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in London

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in London

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

CSS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
City of London -1 359 £400 +6.66% 165
Croydon +2 8 £363 +141.66% 1
Bromley +11 5 £325 - 3
Docklands, London +6 5 £237 -35.87%
Canary Wharf +10 3 £500 +42.85%
Wembley - 3 £500 -
Ealing - 2 £288 -
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Wimbledon +1 1 £300 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £325 +8.33% 11
Twickenham - 1 £350 - 2
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 4
Hounslow - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
New Malden - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 2
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3388 (94.85%) HTML
2 2978 (83.37%) JavaScript
3 1868 (52.30%) HTML5
4 1428 (39.98%) CSS3
5 1411 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1347 (37.71%) jQuery
7 931 (26.06%) AngularJS
8 859 (24.05%) TDD
9 810 (22.68%) Java
10 770 (21.56%) MVC
11 710 (19.88%) .NET
12 701 (19.62%) OO
13 607 (16.99%) C#
14 601 (16.83%) PHP
15 564 (15.79%) Web Services
16 545 (15.26%) Git (software)
17 528 (14.78%) User Experience
18 513 (14.36%) SQL
19 485 (13.58%) XML
20 477 (13.35%) Scrum
21 460 (12.88%) Node.js
22 452 (12.65%) Ajax
23 451 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
24 449 (12.57%) Backbone.js
25 430 (12.04%) MySQL
26 429 (12.01%) ASP.NET
27 422 (11.81%) Web Development
28 403 (11.28%) SQL Server
29 379 (10.61%) Sass
30 377 (10.55%) E-Commerce

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 460 (12.88%) Node.js
2 324 (9.07%) CMS
3 172 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 139 (3.89%) Apache
5 122 (3.42%) Drupal
6 105 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 87 (2.44%) WordPress
8 80 (2.24%) IIS
9 79 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 59 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
11 56 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 53 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 51 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
14 47 (1.32%) Umbraco
15 41 (1.15%) nginx
16 39 (1.09%) WebSphere
17 33 (0.92%) JBoss
18 32 (0.90%) WebLogic
19 28 (0.78%) Apache Solr
20 27 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 207 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 101 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 92 (2.58%) MS Excel
4 39 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 36 (1.01%) MS Office
6 22 (0.62%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.53%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.42%) InDesign
8 15 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.22%) MS Project
10 8 (0.22%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.17%) ImageReady
11 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.11%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.084%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 74 (2.07%) Magento
2 30 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.39%) Tridion
5 11 (0.31%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.11%) RMDS
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.11%) osCommerce
7 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.084%) Siebel Analytics
8 3 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.028%) Summit
9 1 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.028%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.028%) Radian6
9 1 (0.028%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 58 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.01%) GitHub
4 26 (0.73%) Office 365
5 20 (0.56%) Heroku
6 18 (0.50%) SaaS
7 17 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.31%) Force.com
9 7 (0.20%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.14%) PaaS
11 3 (0.084%) Yammer
12 2 (0.056%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.056%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.028%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.028%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.028%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.60%) HTTP
2 87 (2.44%) Internet
3 52 (1.46%) Intranet
4 27 (0.76%) LDAP
5 25 (0.70%) VPN
6 23 (0.64%) SSL
7 20 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.45%) Firewall
9 10 (0.28%) SNMP
10 8 (0.22%) DNS
10 8 (0.22%) Extranet
11 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.14%) Network Security
12 5 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.11%) DVB
13 4 (0.11%) SPDY
13 4 (0.11%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (0.084%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.084%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.084%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (12.04%) MySQL
2 403 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 125 (3.50%) MongoDB
4 120 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 116 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 104 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 68 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (1.57%) Redis
9 54 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 44 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (1.12%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 37 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (1.01%) Big Data
15 30 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
16 26 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (0.62%) DB2
18 20 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 545 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 264 (7.39%) Grunt
3 262 (7.33%) Subversion
4 186 (5.21%) Jasmine
5 143 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 134 (3.75%) JIRA
6 134 (3.75%) Selenium
7 121 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 111 (3.11%) Jenkins
9 107 (3.00%) JUnit
10 104 (2.91%) Maven
11 96 (2.69%) Bower
12 88 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 81 (2.27%) Eclipse
14 79 (2.21%) Mocha
15 72 (2.02%) WebDriver
16 71 (1.99%) Axure RP
17 59 (1.65%) Ant
18 51 (1.43%) TeamCity
19 49 (1.37%) QUnit
General
1 365 (10.22%) Finance
2 211 (5.91%) Banking
3 178 (4.98%) Marketing
4 124 (3.47%) Retail
5 95 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 92 (2.58%) Games
7 77 (2.16%) Advertising
8 69 (1.93%) Publishing
9 34 (0.95%) Legal
10 25 (0.70%) Front Office
11 23 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 23 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 21 (0.59%) Law
13 16 (0.45%) Back Office
14 10 (0.28%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.22%) Automotive
15 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.14%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.11%) Electronics
17 4 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2970 (83.15%) Developer
2 786 (22.00%) Front-End Developer
3 463 (12.96%) Web Developer
4 405 (11.34%) Senior Developer
5 317 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 246 (6.89%) Java Developer
7 232 (6.49%) .NET Developer
8 219 (6.13%) Designer
9 206 (5.77%) PHP Developer
10 184 (5.15%) UI Developer
11 171 (4.79%) UI Programmer
12 142 (3.98%) C# Developer
13 101 (2.83%) UX Designer
14 92 (2.58%) Front-End Web Developer
15 84 (2.35%) Architect
16 82 (2.30%) SharePoint Developer
16 82 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
17 80 (2.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 68 (1.90%) Drupal Developer
18 68 (1.90%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3388 (94.85%) HTML
2 1868 (52.30%) HTML5
3 1428 (39.98%) CSS3
4 1347 (37.71%) jQuery
5 931 (26.06%) AngularJS
6 710 (19.88%) .NET
7 564 (15.79%) Web Services
8 485 (13.58%) XML
9 452 (12.65%) Ajax
10 449 (12.57%) Backbone.js
11 429 (12.01%) ASP.NET
12 379 (10.61%) Sass
13 324 (9.07%) JSON
14 290 (8.12%) REST
15 276 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 262 (7.33%) Spring
17 240 (6.72%) RESTful
18 233 (6.52%) LESS
19 220 (6.16%) KnockoutJS
20 208 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 528 (14.78%) User Experience
2 160 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 122 (3.42%) Open Source
4 118 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 92 (2.58%) Visualisation
7 86 (2.41%) W3C
8 63 (1.76%) Social Media
9 60 (1.68%) Digital Media
10 54 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 46 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 41 (1.15%) RIA
13 38 (1.06%) iPad
14 35 (0.98%) Graphic Design
15 31 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 30 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
17 28 (0.78%) Algorithms
18 22 (0.62%) iPhone
19 20 (0.56%) Human Factors
20 19 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 259 (7.25%) Linux
2 162 (4.54%) UNIX
3 150 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 136 (3.81%) Android
5 132 (3.70%) Windows
6 85 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 21 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.50%) CentOS
9 14 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.31%) AIX
11 9 (0.25%) VMS
12 8 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.14%) Solaris
14 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.056%) zOS
16 2 (0.056%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.056%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1411 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 859 (24.05%) TDD
3 770 (21.56%) MVC
4 701 (19.62%) OO
5 477 (13.35%) Scrum
6 451 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 422 (11.81%) Web Development
8 377 (10.55%) E-Commerce
9 364 (10.19%) BDD
10 229 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
11 195 (5.46%) Web Design
12 164 (4.59%) Unit Testing
13 155 (4.34%) Software Engineering
13 155 (4.34%) OOP
14 123 (3.44%) Kanban
15 119 (3.33%) SOA
16 109 (3.05%) Content Management
17 96 (2.69%) Project Management
17 96 (2.69%) Analytics
18 85 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2978 (83.37%) JavaScript
2 810 (22.68%) Java
3 607 (16.99%) C#
4 601 (16.83%) PHP
5 513 (14.36%) SQL
6 284 (7.95%) Ruby
7 200 (5.60%) Python
8 88 (2.46%) Scala
9 87 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 69 (1.93%) C
11 56 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 55 (1.54%) PHP5
13 52 (1.46%) PL/SQL
14 51 (1.43%) Perl
15 43 (1.20%) C++
16 40 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 39 (1.09%) VB.NET
18 38 (1.06%) VB
19 37 (1.04%) VBA
20 35 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 243 (6.80%) Degree
2 56 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.01%) VCP4
4 19 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.17%) ISEB
7 5 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.084%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.084%) CCSP
10 2 (0.056%) CCSA
10 2 (0.056%) CIPD
10 2 (0.056%) CCSE
11 1 (0.028%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.028%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.028%) CCVP
11 1 (0.028%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.028%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (3.56%) QA
2 10 (0.28%) SLA
2 10 (0.28%) WAI
3 7 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.17%) WCAG
5 1 (0.028%) GxP
5 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.028%) HL7
5 1 (0.028%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.028%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.36%) Docker
3 11 (0.31%) Varnish
4 5 (0.14%) Firmware
5 4 (0.11%) vCloud
6 2 (0.056%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.056%) XenApp
6 2 (0.056%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.028%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.028%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.028%) Squid
7 1 (0.028%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 65 (1.82%) Puppet
2 36 (1.01%) Ansible
3 24 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 14 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
4 14 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.34%) Graylog
5 12 (0.34%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.14%) Salt
7 4 (0.11%) Kibana
7 4 (0.11%) logstash
7 4 (0.11%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.056%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.056%) cPanel
10 1 (0.028%) Graphite
10 1 (0.028%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.028%) StatsD
10 1 (0.028%) Control-M
10 1 (0.028%) Oozie
Vendors
1 243 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 195 (5.46%) Oracle
3 150 (4.20%) Adobe
4 105 (2.94%) Zend
5 82 (2.30%) Google
6 77 (2.16%) Sitecore
7 44 (1.23%) ServiceNow
8 43 (1.20%) EPiServer
9 37 (1.04%) Twitter
10 29 (0.81%) IBM
11 23 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (0.64%) VMware
12 22 (0.62%) Facebook
13 21 (0.59%) Sybase
14 17 (0.48%) SAP
14 17 (0.48%) Telerik
15 16 (0.45%) Ektron
15 16 (0.45%) hybris
15 16 (0.45%) New Relic
16 15 (0.42%) Sencha
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum, Benefits 2 days remote working
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £19 to £24 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago