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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 2022 2001 1818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.49% 7.97% 6.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.82% 25.15% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1425 1292
Average daily rate
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£388 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £23.60 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £47.73 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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
7269 7955 7883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 31.69% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 5737 5600
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +3 417 £376 +3.58% 220
Bromley +8 10 £338 +125.00% 6
Kingston Upon Thames +6 6 £375 +25.00% 5
Hounslow +4 4 £500 +11.11% 2
Canary Wharf +6 2 £500 -6.97%
Twickenham +3 2 £208 -30.83% 1
Hammersmith 0 2 £300 -7.69% 4
Croydon - 2 £190 - 6
Harrow - 2 £258 - 2
Wembley +1 1 £325 +85.71%
Chiswick -3 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 - 1
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Ruislip - 1 - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 2
Thornton Heath - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 3
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Bexley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3713 (94.45%) HTML
2 3035 (77.21%) JavaScript
3 1876 (47.72%) HTML5
4 1513 (38.49%) jQuery
5 1484 (37.75%) CSS3
6 876 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
7 846 (21.52%) TDD
8 843 (21.44%) OO
9 815 (20.73%) .NET
10 765 (19.46%) PHP
11 764 (19.44%) MVC
12 733 (18.65%) Java
13 732 (18.62%) AngularJS
14 687 (17.48%) C#
15 684 (17.40%) Git (software)
16 610 (15.52%) Ajax
17 608 (15.47%) XML
18 599 (15.24%) ASP.NET
19 557 (14.17%) Web Development
20 518 (13.18%) Responsive Web Design
21 509 (12.95%) Web Services
22 507 (12.90%) Backbone.js
23 500 (12.72%) MySQL
24 497 (12.64%) E-Commerce
25 488 (12.41%) Scrum
26 479 (12.19%) SQL Server
27 468 (11.91%) SQL
28 409 (10.40%) Node.js
29 394 (10.02%) Subversion
30 393 (10.00%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 409 (10.40%) Node.js
2 388 (9.87%) CMS
3 215 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 157 (3.99%) Drupal
5 139 (3.54%) IIS
6 133 (3.38%) Apache
7 125 (3.18%) WordPress
8 107 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 103 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 100 (2.54%) Umbraco
11 74 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
12 65 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
13 62 (1.58%) Tomcat
14 29 (0.74%) Confluence
15 27 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
16 24 (0.61%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.61%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
18 17 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
19 16 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 318 (8.09%) Photoshop
2 195 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 93 (2.37%) MS Excel
4 47 (1.20%) InDesign
5 29 (0.74%) Fireworks
6 21 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.51%) MS Office
8 18 (0.46%) Acrobat
9 14 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (0.25%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
12 5 (0.13%) MS Project
13 4 (0.10%) GIMP
14 2 (0.051%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.051%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 83 (2.11%) Magento
2 33 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 20 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
6 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.076%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.076%) RMDS
8 3 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.076%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.051%) Tridion
9 2 (0.051%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.051%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.051%) Summit
9 2 (0.051%) SunGard GMI
10 1 (0.025%) AWD
10 1 (0.025%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.17%) GitHub
2 44 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (0.89%) SaaS
5 22 (0.56%) Office 365
6 17 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.23%) Force.com
8 8 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.20%) Heroku
9 6 (0.15%) PaaS
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.10%) Joyent
12 3 (0.076%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.025%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.025%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.21%) HTTP
2 105 (2.67%) Internet
3 49 (1.25%) Intranet
4 25 (0.64%) LDAP
5 23 (0.59%) Firewall
6 18 (0.46%) DNS
7 16 (0.41%) SSL
8 14 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.23%) VPN
9 9 (0.23%) DAB
10 8 (0.20%) Extranet
11 7 (0.18%) FTP
11 7 (0.18%) SAN
12 6 (0.15%) VLAN
12 6 (0.15%) NAS
13 5 (0.13%) SSH
13 5 (0.13%) BIG-IP
13 5 (0.13%) NetScreen
13 5 (0.13%) Bluetooth
14 4 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (12.72%) MySQL
2 479 (12.19%) SQL Server
3 153 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 143 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 122 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 87 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 70 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 45 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 39 (0.99%) Big Data
13 27 (0.69%) Redis
14 26 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.64%) RDBMS
16 24 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
17 21 (0.53%) RavenDB
18 20 (0.51%) Oracle Database
19 16 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 684 (17.40%) Git (software)
2 394 (10.02%) Subversion
3 218 (5.55%) Visual Studio
4 140 (3.56%) Jasmine
5 136 (3.46%) Grunt
6 127 (3.23%) JUnit
7 122 (3.10%) Cucumber
8 91 (2.31%) Jenkins
9 86 (2.19%) Selenium
10 84 (2.14%) WebDriver
11 83 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 82 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 74 (1.88%) NUnit
14 72 (1.83%) JIRA
15 64 (1.63%) Maven
15 64 (1.63%) Axure RP
16 57 (1.45%) Mercurial
17 52 (1.32%) Bower
18 50 (1.27%) Mocha
19 45 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 393 (10.00%) Finance
2 193 (4.91%) Banking
3 180 (4.58%) Marketing
4 169 (4.30%) Retail
5 109 (2.77%) Publishing
6 85 (2.16%) Advertising
7 78 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 65 (1.65%) Games
9 50 (1.27%) Legal
10 35 (0.89%) Front Office
11 32 (0.81%) Back Office
12 26 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 23 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.23%) Electronics
17 8 (0.20%) Automotive
17 8 (0.20%) Law
18 7 (0.18%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 3134 (79.73%) Developer
2 857 (21.80%) Front-End Developer
3 510 (12.97%) Web Developer
4 329 (8.37%) .NET Developer
5 311 (7.91%) Senior Developer
6 310 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 280 (7.12%) Designer
8 250 (6.36%) PHP Developer
9 211 (5.37%) Java Developer
10 143 (3.64%) UI Developer
11 129 (3.28%) UI Programmer
12 126 (3.21%) C# Developer
13 114 (2.90%) Architect
13 114 (2.90%) Front-End Web Developer
14 113 (2.87%) User Experience Designer
15 104 (2.65%) SharePoint Developer
16 99 (2.52%) ASP.NET Developer
17 87 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
18 83 (2.11%) Drupal Developer
19 71 (1.81%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3713 (94.45%) HTML
2 1876 (47.72%) HTML5
3 1513 (38.49%) jQuery
4 1484 (37.75%) CSS3
5 815 (20.73%) .NET
6 732 (18.62%) AngularJS
7 610 (15.52%) Ajax
8 608 (15.47%) XML
9 599 (15.24%) ASP.NET
10 509 (12.95%) Web Services
11 507 (12.90%) Backbone.js
12 382 (9.72%) JSON
13 280 (7.12%) Sass
14 275 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 252 (6.41%) XHTML
16 248 (6.31%) KnockoutJS
17 234 (5.95%) RESTful
18 227 (5.77%) REST
18 227 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 208 (5.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 195 (4.96%) Mobile App
2 190 (4.83%) Open Source
3 150 (3.82%) W3C
4 112 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 89 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 85 (2.16%) Social Media
7 65 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (1.40%) iPhone
9 53 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 51 (1.30%) iPad
11 50 (1.27%) Digital Media
12 36 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
12 36 (0.92%) Animation
13 30 (0.76%) Graphic Design
14 29 (0.74%) RIA
15 24 (0.61%) New Media
16 23 (0.59%) Online Games
16 23 (0.59%) Management Information System
17 19 (0.48%) Learning Management System
18 18 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 358 (9.11%) Linux
2 212 (5.39%) UNIX
3 204 (5.19%) Windows
4 183 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 175 (4.45%) Android
6 95 (2.42%) Mac OS X
7 37 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 16 (0.41%) Solaris
10 9 (0.23%) CentOS
10 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.076%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.076%) AIX
14 3 (0.076%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.076%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (21.52%) TDD
3 843 (21.44%) OO
4 764 (19.44%) MVC
5 557 (14.17%) Web Development
6 518 (13.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 497 (12.64%) E-Commerce
8 488 (12.41%) Scrum
9 382 (9.72%) BDD
10 264 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
11 240 (6.11%) Web Design
12 219 (5.57%) OOP
13 199 (5.06%) Unit Testing
14 169 (4.30%) Content Management
15 131 (3.33%) Kanban
15 131 (3.33%) Software Engineering
16 117 (2.98%) Configuration Management
17 108 (2.75%) SOA
18 103 (2.62%) SEO
19 94 (2.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3035 (77.21%) JavaScript
2 765 (19.46%) PHP
3 733 (18.65%) Java
4 687 (17.48%) C#
5 468 (11.91%) SQL
6 276 (7.02%) Ruby
7 195 (4.96%) Python
8 130 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 91 (2.31%) PHP5
10 84 (2.14%) Scala
11 64 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 55 (1.40%) Perl
13 53 (1.35%) C
14 44 (1.12%) Objective-C
15 43 (1.09%) C++
15 43 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 38 (0.97%) Groovy
17 34 (0.86%) ActionScript
18 28 (0.71%) Shell Script
19 24 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 249 (6.33%) Degree
2 61 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 41 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.20%) MCTS
6 8 (0.20%) MCSD
7 7 (0.18%) MCPD
8 6 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.13%) CCNA
10 4 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.10%) MCP
10 4 (0.10%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.076%) MBA
11 3 (0.076%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.076%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.076%) MCAD
11 3 (0.076%) MCSE
12 2 (0.051%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (3.74%) QA
2 15 (0.38%) WAI
3 12 (0.31%) SLA
4 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.18%) WCAG
6 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.051%) Section 508
6 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.051%) HL7
7 1 (0.025%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.025%) COBIT
7 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.025%) EMIR
7 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 34 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.33%) Varnish
4 4 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.076%) Docker
5 3 (0.076%) NFS
6 2 (0.051%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.051%) IAG
6 2 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.025%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.025%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (0.89%) Puppet
2 12 (0.31%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.23%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.15%) Graylog2
4 6 (0.15%) Control-M
5 4 (0.10%) Nagios
6 3 (0.076%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.076%) Cacti
6 3 (0.076%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.076%) logstash
7 2 (0.051%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.051%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.051%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.025%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.025%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.025%) Munin
8 1 (0.025%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.025%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.025%) Ansible
Vendors
1 256 (6.51%) Adobe
2 225 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 171 (4.35%) Oracle
4 147 (3.74%) Zend
5 85 (2.16%) Sitecore
6 78 (1.98%) Google
7 64 (1.63%) EPiServer
8 49 (1.25%) Twitter
9 35 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (0.66%) Facebook
11 23 (0.59%) JBoss
12 22 (0.56%) SAP
12 22 (0.56%) IBM
13 21 (0.53%) VMware
14 19 (0.48%) Sencha
15 18 (0.46%) Ektron
15 18 (0.46%) hybris
15 18 (0.46%) RedDot
15 18 (0.46%) Rackspace
16 16 (0.41%) JD Edwards
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-450pd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day Based on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday