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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 1624 1833 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.53% 8.09% 6.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.35% 27.18% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 1337 962
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £24.94 £110.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.33% +252.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £46.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £174.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -10.14%
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
6407 6743 6018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.77% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4624 4812 4417
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 47
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -3 350 £388 +3.33% 191
Canary Wharf +8 7 £500 +42.85%
Twickenham - 6 £325 - 3
Docklands, London +7 5 £330 -1.49%
Croydon -1 5 £293 -10.00% 4
Bromley +7 3 £325 - 1
Sidcup - 3 £270 -
Wimbledon -1 2 £306 +4.70% 1
Uxbridge -3 2 - - 5
Wembley - 2 £338 - 1
Enfield - 2 £450 - 3
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Ealing - 2 £288 - 1
New Malden -4 1 £275 -27.86%
Hammersmith -5 1 £375 +7.14%
Paddington - 1 £400 -
Clapham - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 2
Mayfair - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 6
Feltham - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 3230 (95.34%) HTML
2 2828 (83.47%) JavaScript
3 1785 (52.69%) HTML5
4 1381 (40.76%) CSS3
5 1346 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
6 1313 (38.75%) jQuery
7 910 (26.86%) AngularJS
8 830 (24.50%) TDD
9 768 (22.67%) Java
10 694 (20.48%) MVC
11 669 (19.75%) .NET
12 630 (18.60%) OO
13 570 (16.82%) C#
14 549 (16.20%) User Experience
15 537 (15.85%) Web Services
16 525 (15.50%) PHP
17 509 (15.02%) SQL
17 509 (15.02%) Git (software)
18 462 (13.64%) Scrum
19 460 (13.58%) Node.js
20 444 (13.11%) Backbone.js
21 434 (12.81%) XML
22 431 (12.72%) Ajax
23 406 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
24 401 (11.84%) ASP.NET
25 394 (11.63%) SQL Server
26 388 (11.45%) MySQL
27 377 (11.13%) Web Development
28 375 (11.07%) Sass
29 344 (10.15%) BDD

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (13.58%) Node.js
2 299 (8.83%) CMS
3 169 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 122 (3.60%) Apache
5 111 (3.28%) Drupal
6 104 (3.07%) Tomcat
7 84 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 77 (2.27%) WordPress
9 70 (2.07%) IIS
10 59 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 51 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 49 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
13 48 (1.42%) Umbraco
14 42 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
15 41 (1.21%) nginx
16 40 (1.18%) WebLogic
17 32 (0.94%) JBoss
18 29 (0.86%) Confluence
19 28 (0.83%) Apache Solr
20 27 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 214 (6.32%) Photoshop
2 90 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 87 (2.57%) MS Excel
4 37 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 32 (0.94%) MS Office
6 19 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 16 (0.47%) InfoPath
8 15 (0.44%) InDesign
9 14 (0.41%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.24%) MS Project
13 7 (0.21%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.18%) ImageReady
14 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
16 3 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
16 3 (0.089%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.059%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 66 (1.95%) Magento
2 27 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.41%) Tridion
5 13 (0.38%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
8 5 (0.15%) osCommerce
9 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.089%) Siebel Analytics
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.030%) RMDS
11 1 (0.030%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.030%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 57 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (1.56%) GitHub
3 48 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.86%) Office 365
5 23 (0.68%) Heroku
6 21 (0.62%) SaaS
7 13 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.32%) Force.com
9 8 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.21%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.18%) PaaS
12 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.089%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.059%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.059%) Yammer
15 1 (0.030%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.030%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.030%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.89%) HTTP
2 90 (2.66%) Internet
3 54 (1.59%) Intranet
4 30 (0.89%) LDAP
5 29 (0.86%) VPN
6 27 (0.80%) SSL
7 15 (0.44%) Firewall
8 10 (0.30%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.27%) DNS
9 9 (0.27%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.24%) SNMP
11 6 (0.18%) Extranet
11 6 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (0.15%) Network Security
13 4 (0.12%) DVB
14 3 (0.089%) RTSP
14 3 (0.089%) FTP
15 2 (0.059%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 388 (11.45%) MySQL
3 140 (4.13%) MongoDB
4 109 (3.22%) Relational Database
5 107 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 103 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 70 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 59 (1.74%) Redis
9 52 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 37 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (0.97%) Big Data
14 29 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (0.65%) QlikView
18 18 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 509 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 252 (7.44%) Grunt
3 244 (7.20%) Subversion
4 175 (5.17%) Jasmine
5 143 (4.22%) Visual Studio
6 129 (3.81%) JIRA
7 123 (3.63%) Selenium
8 109 (3.22%) Cucumber
9 103 (3.04%) Maven
10 96 (2.83%) Jenkins
11 95 (2.80%) JUnit
12 89 (2.63%) Bower
13 84 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 81 (2.39%) Mocha
15 70 (2.07%) Eclipse
16 64 (1.89%) Ant
17 59 (1.74%) WebDriver
18 55 (1.62%) Axure RP
19 44 (1.30%) TeamCity
19 44 (1.30%) QUnit
General
1 331 (9.77%) Finance
2 207 (6.11%) Banking
3 160 (4.72%) Marketing
4 117 (3.45%) Retail
5 99 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 96 (2.83%) Games
7 77 (2.27%) Advertising
8 67 (1.98%) Publishing
9 30 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 23 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 23 (0.68%) Legal
11 21 (0.62%) Front Office
12 18 (0.53%) Law
13 14 (0.41%) Back Office
14 11 (0.32%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.27%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.18%) iGaming
17 5 (0.15%) German Language
17 5 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2796 (82.53%) Developer
2 718 (21.19%) Front-End Developer
3 430 (12.69%) Web Developer
4 365 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 315 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 230 (6.79%) Java Developer
7 222 (6.55%) Designer
8 221 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 194 (5.73%) UI Developer
10 175 (5.17%) UI Programmer
11 170 (5.02%) PHP Developer
12 136 (4.01%) C# Developer
13 101 (2.98%) UX Designer
14 92 (2.72%) Architect
15 91 (2.69%) Full Stack Developer
16 89 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
17 86 (2.54%) SharePoint Developer
18 81 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
19 73 (2.15%) UI Designer
20 67 (1.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3230 (95.34%) HTML
2 1785 (52.69%) HTML5
3 1381 (40.76%) CSS3
4 1313 (38.75%) jQuery
5 910 (26.86%) AngularJS
6 669 (19.75%) .NET
7 537 (15.85%) Web Services
8 444 (13.11%) Backbone.js
9 434 (12.81%) XML
10 431 (12.72%) Ajax
11 401 (11.84%) ASP.NET
12 375 (11.07%) Sass
13 313 (9.24%) JSON
14 275 (8.12%) REST
15 262 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 247 (7.29%) Spring
17 244 (7.20%) RESTful
18 237 (7.00%) LESS
19 196 (5.79%) XHTML
20 191 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 549 (16.20%) User Experience
2 152 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 115 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (3.04%) Open Source
5 89 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 89 (2.63%) W3C
6 82 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 70 (2.07%) Social Media
8 66 (1.95%) Digital Media
9 43 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (1.18%) Graphic Design
11 38 (1.12%) iPad
12 34 (1.00%) RIA
13 29 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (0.86%) Data Structures
14 25 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 21 (0.62%) Human Factors
15 21 (0.62%) iPhone
16 20 (0.59%) Management Information System
17 18 (0.53%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 217 (6.40%) Linux
2 151 (4.46%) Apple iOS
3 137 (4.04%) Android
4 133 (3.93%) UNIX
5 120 (3.54%) Windows
6 62 (1.83%) Mac OS X
7 21 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.47%) CentOS
9 11 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.27%) AIX
11 7 (0.21%) VMS
11 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.089%) webOS
13 3 (0.089%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1346 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (24.50%) TDD
3 694 (20.48%) MVC
4 630 (18.60%) OO
5 462 (13.64%) Scrum
6 406 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 377 (11.13%) Web Development
8 344 (10.15%) BDD
9 327 (9.65%) E-Commerce
10 219 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
11 156 (4.60%) Web Design
12 148 (4.37%) Software Engineering
13 139 (4.10%) Unit Testing
14 136 (4.01%) OOP
15 123 (3.63%) Kanban
16 117 (3.45%) Content Management
17 112 (3.31%) SOA
18 92 (2.72%) Project Management
19 87 (2.57%) Analytics
20 86 (2.54%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2828 (83.47%) JavaScript
2 768 (22.67%) Java
3 570 (16.82%) C#
4 525 (15.50%) PHP
5 509 (15.02%) SQL
6 276 (8.15%) Ruby
7 174 (5.14%) Python
8 83 (2.45%) Scala
9 81 (2.39%) T-SQL
10 65 (1.92%) C
11 56 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 53 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 49 (1.45%) PHP5
14 47 (1.39%) Perl
15 44 (1.30%) VB.NET
16 41 (1.21%) C++
17 38 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 36 (1.06%) VBA
18 36 (1.06%) Clojure
19 35 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 232 (6.85%) Degree
2 62 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 27 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.18%) ISEB
8 5 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.12%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.089%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.089%) CISSP
10 3 (0.089%) HND
10 3 (0.089%) CCSP
11 2 (0.059%) CCNA
11 2 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.059%) CCSA
11 2 (0.059%) CCSE
11 2 (0.059%) CIPD
12 1 (0.030%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.84%) QA
2 10 (0.30%) WAI
3 9 (0.27%) SLA
4 5 (0.15%) WCAG
4 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.030%) GxP
5 1 (0.030%) HL7
5 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (0.53%) Varnish
2 14 (0.41%) Docker
3 12 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.15%) Firmware
6 4 (0.12%) vCloud
7 2 (0.059%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.059%) XenApp
7 2 (0.059%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.030%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 60 (1.77%) Puppet
2 35 (1.03%) Ansible
3 26 (0.77%) Vagrant
4 17 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
5 14 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.30%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.21%) Graylog
8 6 (0.18%) Salt
9 4 (0.12%) Kibana
9 4 (0.12%) logstash
9 4 (0.12%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.059%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.059%) cPanel
12 1 (0.030%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.030%) Control-M
12 1 (0.030%) Oozie
Vendors
1 220 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 199 (5.87%) Oracle
3 155 (4.57%) Adobe
4 86 (2.54%) Sitecore
5 84 (2.48%) Zend
6 79 (2.33%) Google
7 47 (1.39%) EPiServer
8 40 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 34 (1.00%) Twitter
10 26 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (0.74%) Facebook
12 18 (0.53%) VMware
13 17 (0.50%) Telerik
13 17 (0.50%) Ektron
13 17 (0.50%) Sybase
13 17 (0.50%) SAP
13 17 (0.50%) Sencha
14 16 (0.47%) hybris
15 15 (0.44%) IBM
16 14 (0.41%) Canoo
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Daily Rates Available
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago