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 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 1742 1878 1536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.77% 8.17% 7.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.43% 26.65% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1429 1110
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 19
Average hourly rate £22.18 £95.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.77% +138.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £31.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £159.10 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.37 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -8.57%
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
6850 7046 6512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 30.65% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4946 5145 4702
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 17 92
Average hourly rate £22.18 £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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
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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 -5 348 £375 -7.46% 210
Croydon -7 12 £388 +29.16%
Twickenham - 7 £325 - 1
Uxbridge +5 6 £388 +33.62% 1
Bromley +5 6 £525 +62.79% 1
Isleworth - 6 - -
Canary Wharf -6 5 £355 -
Hammersmith -4 4 £383 +17.69% 1
New Malden - 4 £275 - 1
Docklands, London +1 2 - -
Wimbledon 0 2 £306 +4.70% 3
Mayfair - 2 £600 -
Enfield - 2 - - 1
Westminster +1 1 £340 -
Harrow -1 1 £175 -
Wembley -5 1 £175 -63.15% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £375 -6.25% 7
Hounslow - 1 £650 - 1
Ealing - 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 £530 -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3188 (95.45%) HTML
2 2802 (83.89%) JavaScript
3 1754 (52.51%) HTML5
4 1382 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1359 (40.69%) CSS3
6 1269 (37.99%) jQuery
7 878 (26.29%) AngularJS
8 853 (25.54%) TDD
9 744 (22.28%) Java
10 671 (20.09%) MVC
11 650 (19.46%) .NET
12 599 (17.93%) OO
13 564 (16.89%) C#
14 529 (15.84%) Scrum
15 519 (15.54%) Git (software)
16 504 (15.09%) User Experience
17 487 (14.58%) Web Services
18 484 (14.49%) SQL
19 476 (14.25%) PHP
20 437 (13.08%) ASP.NET
21 436 (13.05%) Node.js
22 424 (12.69%) Responsive Web Design
23 421 (12.60%) Backbone.js
24 413 (12.37%) SQL Server
25 411 (12.31%) Ajax
26 409 (12.25%) Web Development
27 396 (11.86%) MySQL
28 392 (11.74%) XML
29 349 (10.45%) BDD
30 347 (10.39%) Sass

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 436 (13.05%) Node.js
2 266 (7.96%) CMS
3 133 (3.98%) SharePoint
4 104 (3.11%) Drupal
5 103 (3.08%) Apache
6 87 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 80 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 69 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 69 (2.07%) WordPress
9 60 (1.80%) IIS
10 58 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 57 (1.71%) Umbraco
12 49 (1.47%) Confluence
13 46 (1.38%) WebLogic
14 41 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
15 39 (1.17%) JBoss
15 39 (1.17%) WebSphere
16 38 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
17 33 (0.99%) nginx
18 23 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 207 (6.20%) Photoshop
2 86 (2.57%) MS Excel
3 82 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 54 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.72%) MS Office
7 19 (0.57%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (0.51%) InDesign
9 16 (0.48%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.30%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.24%) MS Project
11 8 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (0.21%) ImageReady
13 6 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
16 2 (0.060%) Edge Animate
17 1 (0.030%) GIMP
17 1 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 57 (1.71%) Magento
2 25 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.18%) Tridion
4 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.090%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.090%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.030%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.030%) Radian6
7 1 (0.030%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.030%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 95 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (2.07%) GitHub
3 60 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.90%) Heroku
5 29 (0.87%) SaaS
6 27 (0.81%) Office 365
7 22 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (0.60%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.36%) Force.com
10 11 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.090%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.090%) PaaS
16 2 (0.060%) Google Compute Engine
17 1 (0.030%) IBM Blueworks
17 1 (0.030%) Yammer
17 1 (0.030%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.77%) HTTP
2 97 (2.90%) Internet
3 41 (1.23%) Intranet
4 30 (0.90%) LDAP
5 22 (0.66%) SSL
6 21 (0.63%) VPN
7 9 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.27%) Firewall
7 9 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.18%) SNMP
9 5 (0.15%) DNS
10 4 (0.12%) DAB
10 4 (0.12%) Extranet
10 4 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.090%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.090%) RTSP
12 2 (0.060%) SSH
12 2 (0.060%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.060%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 396 (11.86%) MySQL
3 158 (4.73%) MongoDB
4 134 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 108 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 92 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 73 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 66 (1.98%) Redis
9 50 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 31 (0.93%) QlikView
13 31 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 29 (0.87%) Big Data
15 26 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (0.72%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
19 15 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 519 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 278 (8.32%) Grunt
3 245 (7.34%) Subversion
4 177 (5.30%) Jasmine
5 137 (4.10%) Visual Studio
6 119 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 116 (3.47%) JIRA
8 97 (2.90%) Selenium
8 97 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 93 (2.78%) Maven
9 93 (2.78%) Bower
10 82 (2.46%) Mocha
11 69 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 60 (1.80%) JUnit
13 57 (1.71%) Eclipse
14 53 (1.59%) Ant
15 47 (1.41%) Axure RP
16 42 (1.26%) NUnit
17 35 (1.05%) RSpec
18 33 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
General
1 338 (10.12%) Finance
2 203 (6.08%) Banking
3 157 (4.70%) Marketing
4 124 (3.71%) Retail
5 90 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 81 (2.43%) Games
7 72 (2.16%) Publishing
8 69 (2.07%) Advertising
9 44 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 21 (0.63%) Legal
11 19 (0.57%) Law
11 19 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.51%) Front Office
13 16 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.24%) iGaming
16 7 (0.21%) Electronics
16 7 (0.21%) Automotive
17 6 (0.18%) Back Office
18 3 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2741 (82.07%) Developer
2 697 (20.87%) Front-End Developer
3 385 (11.53%) Web Developer
4 346 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 312 (9.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 245 (7.34%) .NET Developer
7 209 (6.26%) Designer
8 190 (5.69%) Java Developer
9 177 (5.30%) UI Developer
10 161 (4.82%) UI Programmer
11 148 (4.43%) C# Developer
12 143 (4.28%) PHP Developer
13 105 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
14 101 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
15 99 (2.96%) Architect
16 82 (2.46%) UX Designer
17 75 (2.25%) Front-End Web Developer
18 69 (2.07%) SharePoint Developer
19 68 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
20 66 (1.98%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3188 (95.45%) HTML
2 1754 (52.51%) HTML5
3 1359 (40.69%) CSS3
4 1269 (37.99%) jQuery
5 878 (26.29%) AngularJS
6 650 (19.46%) .NET
7 487 (14.58%) Web Services
8 437 (13.08%) ASP.NET
9 421 (12.60%) Backbone.js
10 411 (12.31%) Ajax
11 392 (11.74%) XML
12 347 (10.39%) Sass
13 315 (9.43%) JSON
14 290 (8.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 254 (7.60%) REST
16 242 (7.25%) RESTful
17 218 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 212 (6.35%) LESS
19 189 (5.66%) Spring
20 183 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 504 (15.09%) User Experience
2 156 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 106 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 88 (2.63%) W3C
5 86 (2.57%) Visualisation
6 83 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 57 (1.71%) Social Media
7 57 (1.71%) Digital Media
8 44 (1.32%) Graphic Design
9 41 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.11%) RIA
11 30 (0.90%) iPad
12 23 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.57%) Human Factors
13 19 (0.57%) E-Learning
14 17 (0.51%) CMDB
15 15 (0.45%) Hedge funds
15 15 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (0.42%) Management Information System
17 13 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 224 (6.71%) Linux
2 133 (3.98%) Android
3 128 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 125 (3.74%) Windows
5 117 (3.50%) UNIX
6 65 (1.95%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.51%) CentOS
8 14 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.060%) webOS
13 2 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.030%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.030%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1382 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 853 (25.54%) TDD
3 671 (20.09%) MVC
4 599 (17.93%) OO
5 529 (15.84%) Scrum
6 424 (12.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 409 (12.25%) Web Development
8 349 (10.45%) BDD
9 346 (10.36%) E-Commerce
10 254 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
11 172 (5.15%) Web Design
12 165 (4.94%) Unit Testing
13 144 (4.31%) Software Engineering
14 133 (3.98%) Content Management
15 131 (3.92%) SOA
16 127 (3.80%) OOP
17 116 (3.47%) Kanban
17 116 (3.47%) Open Source
18 95 (2.84%) Mobile Development
19 92 (2.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2802 (83.89%) JavaScript
2 744 (22.28%) Java
3 564 (16.89%) C#
4 484 (14.49%) SQL
5 476 (14.25%) PHP
6 292 (8.74%) Ruby
7 159 (4.76%) Python
8 96 (2.87%) Scala
9 67 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 52 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 50 (1.50%) PHP5
12 48 (1.44%) C
13 41 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 36 (1.08%) Objective-C
15 33 (0.99%) C++
15 33 (0.99%) Bash Shell
16 31 (0.93%) VB
17 29 (0.87%) Clojure
18 28 (0.84%) Perl
19 27 (0.81%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 215 (6.44%) Degree
2 83 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 41 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.48%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.15%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.15%) HND
8 4 (0.12%) ISEB
9 3 (0.090%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.060%) CISSP
11 1 (0.030%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.030%) CCNA
11 1 (0.030%) MCTS
11 1 (0.030%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.030%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (3.47%) QA
2 13 (0.39%) WAI
3 7 (0.21%) WCAG
4 6 (0.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.090%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.030%) GxP
6 1 (0.030%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (0.90%) Varnish
2 13 (0.39%) Docker
2 13 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.18%) vCloud
5 5 (0.15%) Firmware
5 5 (0.15%) Squid
6 1 (0.030%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.030%) XenApp
6 1 (0.030%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.030%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 68 (2.04%) Puppet
2 37 (1.11%) Ansible
3 28 (0.84%) Vagrant
4 19 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.48%) Salt
6 14 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
7 12 (0.36%) Rundeck
8 9 (0.27%) Capistrano
9 7 (0.21%) Kibana
9 7 (0.21%) logstash
10 5 (0.15%) Graylog
10 5 (0.15%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.15%) Zenoss
10 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.12%) TeamSite
11 4 (0.12%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.030%) Control-M
12 1 (0.030%) Oozie
Vendors
1 226 (6.77%) Adobe
2 210 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 184 (5.51%) Oracle
4 85 (2.54%) Zend
5 77 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 75 (2.25%) Google
7 55 (1.65%) EPiServer
8 42 (1.26%) Twitter
9 37 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 30 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (0.81%) IBM
12 19 (0.57%) hybris
12 19 (0.57%) Facebook
13 18 (0.54%) VMware
13 18 (0.54%) Telerik
13 18 (0.54%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.51%) Apple
15 16 (0.48%) Sencha
16 15 (0.45%) Splunk
17 13 (0.39%) Ektron
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