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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 1794 1737 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.88% 7.30% 7.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% 24.65% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1207 1117
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 22
Average hourly rate £19.50 £34.25 £21.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.06% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.00 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £137.75 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 359 £400 +2.89% 145
Hammersmith 0 9 £375 +36.36% 1
Feltham - 7 £272 -
Bromley +7 6 £338 +3.84% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -6 6 £329 - 1
Docklands, London +18 5 £363 -27.50%
Uxbridge +7 5 £263 +50.00% 1
Brentford -1 5 £375 -16.66% 1
Canary Wharf +6 4 £475 -
Croydon - 4 £400 - 3
Wembley - 2 £500 - 1
Wimbledon 0 1 £300 - 1
Chiswick 0 1 - - 1
Hounslow -3 1 £450 -9.09%
Mayfair - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3636 (95.31%) HTML
2 3062 (80.26%) JavaScript
3 1948 (51.06%) HTML5
4 1569 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1519 (39.82%) CSS3
6 1454 (38.11%) jQuery
7 946 (24.80%) AngularJS
8 872 (22.86%) MVC
9 869 (22.78%) TDD
10 794 (20.81%) OO
11 772 (20.24%) .NET
12 764 (20.03%) Java
13 689 (18.06%) PHP
14 660 (17.30%) C#
15 626 (16.41%) Git (software)
16 605 (15.86%) User Experience
17 555 (14.55%) XML
18 540 (14.15%) Web Services
19 526 (13.79%) SQL
20 514 (13.47%) Ajax
21 512 (13.42%) Scrum
22 496 (13.00%) Responsive Web Design
23 491 (12.87%) ASP.NET
24 488 (12.79%) Web Development
25 472 (12.37%) Node.js
26 470 (12.32%) Backbone.js
27 467 (12.24%) E-Commerce
28 466 (12.21%) MySQL
29 413 (10.83%) SQL Server
30 408 (10.69%) BDD

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 472 (12.37%) Node.js
2 358 (9.38%) CMS
3 188 (4.93%) SharePoint
4 150 (3.93%) Drupal
5 148 (3.88%) Apache
6 117 (3.07%) IIS
7 97 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 95 (2.49%) WordPress
9 93 (2.44%) Tomcat
10 76 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 57 (1.49%) Umbraco
11 57 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
12 51 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 43 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (1.05%) WebSphere
15 37 (0.97%) Confluence
16 30 (0.79%) JBoss
17 28 (0.73%) nginx
18 19 (0.50%) Apache Solr
19 18 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 234 (6.13%) Photoshop
2 127 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 88 (2.31%) MS Excel
4 30 (0.79%) MS Office
4 30 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (0.68%) Fireworks
6 18 (0.47%) InDesign
6 18 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.37%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.16%) MS Project
12 4 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.052%) GIMP
14 2 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.052%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.026%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 86 (2.25%) Magento
2 31 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.24%) Tridion
4 9 (0.24%) RMDS
4 9 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
5 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.10%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.079%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.052%) Summit
9 2 (0.052%) Siebel Analytics
9 2 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.026%) Radian6
10 1 (0.026%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (1.10%) GitHub
3 32 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.73%) Office 365
5 17 (0.45%) SaaS
6 13 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.29%) Heroku
8 9 (0.24%) Force.com
9 7 (0.18%) PaaS
9 7 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.079%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.052%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.026%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.026%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.65%) HTTP
2 85 (2.23%) Internet
3 49 (1.28%) Intranet
4 21 (0.55%) SSL
5 20 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.47%) Firewall
7 17 (0.45%) VPN
8 16 (0.42%) LDAP
9 13 (0.34%) DNS
9 13 (0.34%) SNMP
10 8 (0.21%) Extranet
11 7 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.16%) SPDY
12 6 (0.16%) NetScreen
12 6 (0.16%) SSH
12 6 (0.16%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.16%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (12.21%) MySQL
2 413 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 130 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 123 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 115 (3.01%) MongoDB
6 93 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 60 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 37 (0.97%) Redis
11 36 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 34 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 34 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (0.71%) Big Data
15 24 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (0.58%) RDBMS
17 19 (0.50%) DB2
18 17 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 626 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 314 (8.23%) Subversion
3 232 (6.08%) Grunt
4 182 (4.77%) Visual Studio
5 177 (4.64%) Jasmine
6 145 (3.80%) JIRA
7 132 (3.46%) Selenium
8 120 (3.15%) Cucumber
9 118 (3.09%) JUnit
10 114 (2.99%) Jenkins
11 105 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 90 (2.36%) Bower
13 82 (2.15%) Axure RP
13 82 (2.15%) Maven
14 81 (2.12%) WebDriver
15 68 (1.78%) NUnit
15 68 (1.78%) Eclipse
16 67 (1.76%) Mocha
17 49 (1.28%) TeamCity
18 46 (1.21%) QUnit
General
1 366 (9.59%) Finance
2 184 (4.82%) Banking
3 181 (4.74%) Marketing
4 151 (3.96%) Retail
5 95 (2.49%) Publishing
6 78 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 77 (2.02%) Advertising
8 72 (1.89%) Games
9 54 (1.42%) Legal
10 27 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 24 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.58%) Front Office
13 18 (0.47%) Law
14 12 (0.31%) Back Office
14 12 (0.31%) Automotive
15 9 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.18%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.18%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.13%) Electronics
18 4 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3165 (82.96%) Developer
2 880 (23.07%) Front-End Developer
3 500 (13.11%) Web Developer
4 421 (11.04%) Senior Developer
5 323 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 280 (7.34%) .NET Developer
7 266 (6.97%) PHP Developer
8 227 (5.95%) Java Developer
9 218 (5.71%) Designer
10 162 (4.25%) UI Developer
11 157 (4.12%) UI Programmer
12 129 (3.38%) C# Developer
13 101 (2.65%) Front-End Web Developer
14 99 (2.60%) UX Designer
15 87 (2.28%) SharePoint Developer
16 85 (2.23%) Architect
17 81 (2.12%) Drupal Developer
18 77 (2.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 67 (1.76%) C# .NET Developer
20 63 (1.65%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3636 (95.31%) HTML
2 1948 (51.06%) HTML5
3 1519 (39.82%) CSS3
4 1454 (38.11%) jQuery
5 946 (24.80%) AngularJS
6 772 (20.24%) .NET
7 555 (14.55%) XML
8 540 (14.15%) Web Services
9 514 (13.47%) Ajax
10 491 (12.87%) ASP.NET
11 470 (12.32%) Backbone.js
12 383 (10.04%) Sass
13 342 (8.96%) JSON
14 321 (8.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 267 (7.00%) REST
16 251 (6.58%) KnockoutJS
17 242 (6.34%) RESTful
18 235 (6.16%) Spring
19 234 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 214 (5.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 605 (15.86%) User Experience
2 158 (4.14%) Mobile App
3 144 (3.77%) Open Source
4 119 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 110 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 105 (2.75%) W3C
8 58 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 55 (1.44%) Social Media
10 53 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 52 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 47 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
13 40 (1.05%) iPad
14 39 (1.02%) RIA
15 33 (0.87%) Algorithms
16 31 (0.81%) iPhone
16 31 (0.81%) Animation
17 27 (0.71%) Data Structures
17 27 (0.71%) Video on Demand
18 22 (0.58%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 329 (8.62%) Linux
2 195 (5.11%) UNIX
3 162 (4.25%) Windows
4 148 (3.88%) Android
5 147 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 84 (2.20%) Mac OS X
7 26 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.50%) CentOS
9 14 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.29%) AIX
11 10 (0.26%) VMS
12 8 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.21%) Solaris
13 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.10%) webOS
14 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.079%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1569 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (22.86%) MVC
3 869 (22.78%) TDD
4 794 (20.81%) OO
5 512 (13.42%) Scrum
6 496 (13.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 488 (12.79%) Web Development
8 467 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 408 (10.69%) BDD
10 237 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
11 222 (5.82%) Web Design
12 205 (5.37%) Unit Testing
13 180 (4.72%) OOP
14 155 (4.06%) Software Engineering
15 127 (3.33%) Kanban
16 107 (2.80%) SOA
17 106 (2.78%) Analytics
18 105 (2.75%) Content Management
19 100 (2.62%) SEO
19 100 (2.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3062 (80.26%) JavaScript
2 764 (20.03%) Java
3 689 (18.06%) PHP
4 660 (17.30%) C#
5 526 (13.79%) SQL
6 266 (6.97%) Ruby
7 223 (5.85%) Python
8 96 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 86 (2.25%) Scala
10 75 (1.97%) PHP5
11 64 (1.68%) C
12 50 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 50 (1.31%) Perl
13 49 (1.28%) Bash Shell
14 45 (1.18%) Groovy
15 44 (1.15%) Objective-C
16 42 (1.10%) VB.NET
17 36 (0.94%) C++
18 34 (0.89%) VB
19 32 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 239 (6.26%) Degree
2 54 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 24 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.21%) MCTS
7 6 (0.16%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.16%) CCNA
8 4 (0.10%) ISEB
8 4 (0.10%) CCSP
9 3 (0.079%) MCSD
9 3 (0.079%) CCDA
9 3 (0.079%) CCDP
9 3 (0.079%) MCPD
9 3 (0.079%) CCSA
9 3 (0.079%) CCVP
9 3 (0.079%) CCSE
9 3 (0.079%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.052%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.052%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.75%) QA
2 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
2 8 (0.21%) SLA
2 8 (0.21%) WAI
3 7 (0.18%) WCAG
4 3 (0.079%) HL7
5 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.052%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.026%) COBIT
6 1 (0.026%) Section 508
6 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.31%) Varnish
4 10 (0.26%) Docker
5 3 (0.079%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.052%) vCloud
6 2 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.052%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.052%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.052%) IAG
7 1 (0.026%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.026%) RHEV
7 1 (0.026%) XenApp
7 1 (0.026%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.026%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.026%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.026%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (1.18%) Puppet
2 20 (0.52%) Ansible
3 19 (0.50%) Vagrant
4 15 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.31%) Graylog2
6 8 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (0.18%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.079%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.079%) logstash
9 2 (0.052%) Cacti
9 2 (0.052%) Nagios
9 2 (0.052%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.052%) cPanel
9 2 (0.052%) Graphite
10 1 (0.026%) WMI
10 1 (0.026%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.026%) Control-M
10 1 (0.026%) Salt
10 1 (0.026%) Kibana
10 1 (0.026%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 247 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 169 (4.43%) Oracle
3 144 (3.77%) Zend
4 135 (3.54%) Adobe
5 94 (2.46%) Google
6 65 (1.70%) Sitecore
7 50 (1.31%) Twitter
8 46 (1.21%) EPiServer
9 30 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (0.76%) Facebook
11 27 (0.71%) ServiceNow
12 24 (0.63%) VMware
12 24 (0.63%) Sybase
13 23 (0.60%) IBM
14 22 (0.58%) hybris
15 16 (0.42%) New Relic
15 16 (0.42%) RedDot
16 15 (0.39%) SAP
16 15 (0.39%) Cisco
17 14 (0.37%) TIBCO
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