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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 2027 1972 1655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.25% 7.81% 6.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.37% 24.91% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1404 1176
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Average hourly rate £24.23 £35.00 £22.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.77% +57.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £22.50 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
7405 7917 7185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.34% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5779 5142
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 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +1 432 £390 +4.00% 165
Hammersmith 0 15 £375 +20.00%
Docklands, London +18 7 £320 -31.91%
Canary Wharf +8 5 £475 -
Bromley +3 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £325 - 5
Feltham +7 4 £275 +30.95%
Uxbridge -5 4 £269 +20.78% 1
Hounslow +3 3 £450 -7.69% 2
Brentford -2 2 £275 -38.88%
Twickenham +4 1 £330 +10.00% 2
Harrow -1 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £375 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £275 - 1
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - - 2
Dagenham - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3828 (95.20%) HTML
2 3145 (78.21%) JavaScript
3 1994 (49.59%) HTML5
4 1636 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1528 (38.00%) CSS3
6 1496 (37.20%) jQuery
7 878 (21.84%) AngularJS
8 876 (21.79%) MVC
9 854 (21.24%) TDD
10 846 (21.04%) OO
11 810 (20.14%) .NET
12 787 (19.57%) Java
13 777 (19.32%) PHP
14 710 (17.66%) Git (software)
15 678 (16.86%) C#
16 636 (15.82%) User Experience
17 602 (14.97%) XML
18 578 (14.37%) Web Development
19 575 (14.30%) Ajax
20 564 (14.03%) Web Services
21 557 (13.85%) ASP.NET
22 533 (13.26%) E-Commerce
23 529 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
24 512 (12.73%) Scrum
25 511 (12.71%) MySQL
26 508 (12.63%) Backbone.js
27 487 (12.11%) SQL
28 451 (11.22%) Node.js
29 436 (10.84%) SQL Server
30 418 (10.40%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 451 (11.22%) Node.js
2 396 (9.85%) CMS
3 185 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 157 (3.90%) Drupal
5 148 (3.68%) Apache
6 142 (3.53%) IIS
7 112 (2.79%) WordPress
8 95 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 87 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 87 (2.16%) Tomcat
10 81 (2.01%) Umbraco
11 63 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
12 61 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 46 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
14 42 (1.04%) WebSphere
15 34 (0.85%) Confluence
16 29 (0.72%) JBoss
17 25 (0.62%) WebLogic
18 22 (0.55%) nginx
19 19 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 281 (6.99%) Photoshop
2 155 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 94 (2.34%) MS Excel
4 44 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 33 (0.82%) InDesign
6 31 (0.77%) Fireworks
7 28 (0.70%) MS Office
8 18 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
9 17 (0.42%) MS Visio
10 14 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (0.32%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.20%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.12%) MS Project
15 4 (0.099%) GIMP
16 2 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.050%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.050%) AutoCAD
17 1 (0.025%) ImageReady
17 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 93 (2.31%) Magento
2 34 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 31 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
5 9 (0.22%) RMDS
5 9 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.15%) Tridion
8 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.075%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.075%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.075%) Summit
11 2 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
12 1 (0.025%) Markit EDM
12 1 (0.025%) Shopify
12 1 (0.025%) HFM
12 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.025%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.39%) GitHub
2 55 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (0.65%) SaaS
5 21 (0.52%) Office 365
6 18 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.25%) Heroku
8 8 (0.20%) Force.com
9 7 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.15%) PaaS
11 4 (0.099%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.075%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.050%) Joyent
14 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.025%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.025%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.025%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.025%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.33%) HTTP
2 94 (2.34%) Internet
3 53 (1.32%) Intranet
4 20 (0.50%) Firewall
4 20 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.45%) SSL
6 15 (0.37%) LDAP
7 13 (0.32%) SNMP
8 12 (0.30%) DNS
9 11 (0.27%) VPN
10 10 (0.25%) Extranet
11 8 (0.20%) DAB
11 8 (0.20%) SSH
11 8 (0.20%) SPDY
12 7 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.15%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.15%) NetScreen
13 6 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (12.71%) MySQL
2 436 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 159 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 135 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 117 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 83 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 67 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 54 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 53 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.04%) Redis
13 37 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
14 30 (0.75%) Big Data
15 29 (0.72%) Oracle Database
16 20 (0.50%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 17 (0.42%) DB2
18 17 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 710 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 375 (9.33%) Subversion
3 205 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 176 (4.38%) Grunt
5 172 (4.28%) Jasmine
6 127 (3.16%) JUnit
6 127 (3.16%) Selenium
6 127 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 125 (3.11%) JIRA
8 99 (2.46%) WebDriver
9 95 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 93 (2.31%) Jenkins
11 82 (2.04%) NUnit
12 79 (1.96%) Axure RP
13 78 (1.94%) Bower
14 69 (1.72%) Eclipse
15 64 (1.59%) Maven
16 60 (1.49%) TeamCity
17 46 (1.14%) Mocha
18 43 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
General
1 418 (10.40%) Finance
2 196 (4.87%) Marketing
3 195 (4.85%) Banking
4 171 (4.25%) Retail
5 97 (2.41%) Publishing
6 83 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 74 (1.84%) Advertising
8 68 (1.69%) Games
9 60 (1.49%) Legal
10 36 (0.90%) Front Office
11 29 (0.72%) Back Office
11 29 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.30%) Automotive
15 11 (0.27%) Law
15 11 (0.27%) Electronics
16 8 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3299 (82.04%) Developer
2 927 (23.05%) Front-End Developer
3 511 (12.71%) Web Developer
4 409 (10.17%) Senior Developer
5 330 (8.21%) JavaScript Developer
6 309 (7.68%) .NET Developer
7 272 (6.76%) PHP Developer
8 242 (6.02%) Designer
9 231 (5.74%) Java Developer
10 146 (3.63%) UI Developer
11 139 (3.46%) UI Programmer
12 114 (2.84%) C# Developer
13 108 (2.69%) UX Designer
14 96 (2.39%) Front-End Web Developer
15 92 (2.29%) Architect
16 85 (2.11%) Drupal Developer
16 85 (2.11%) SharePoint Developer
17 77 (1.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 77 (1.91%) ASP.NET Developer
18 71 (1.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3828 (95.20%) HTML
2 1994 (49.59%) HTML5
3 1528 (38.00%) CSS3
4 1496 (37.20%) jQuery
5 878 (21.84%) AngularJS
6 810 (20.14%) .NET
7 602 (14.97%) XML
8 575 (14.30%) Ajax
9 564 (14.03%) Web Services
10 557 (13.85%) ASP.NET
11 508 (12.63%) Backbone.js
12 368 (9.15%) JSON
13 336 (8.36%) Sass
14 297 (7.39%) KnockoutJS
15 269 (6.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 261 (6.49%) REST
17 253 (6.29%) XHTML
18 249 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 238 (5.92%) Spring
20 235 (5.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 636 (15.82%) User Experience
2 181 (4.50%) Open Source
3 180 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 141 (3.51%) W3C
5 129 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 121 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 118 (2.93%) Visualisation
8 67 (1.67%) Social Media
9 62 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 61 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 49 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
12 48 (1.19%) Digital Media
13 43 (1.07%) iPad
14 39 (0.97%) RIA
15 37 (0.92%) iPhone
15 37 (0.92%) Animation
16 27 (0.67%) Video on Demand
17 25 (0.62%) Algorithms
18 24 (0.60%) Data Structures
19 23 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 385 (9.57%) Linux
2 251 (6.24%) UNIX
3 182 (4.53%) Windows
4 160 (3.98%) Android
5 154 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 117 (2.91%) Mac OS X
7 33 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.35%) Solaris
9 13 (0.32%) CentOS
10 10 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.17%) AIX
13 5 (0.12%) VMS
13 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.099%) webOS
15 3 (0.075%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.075%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1636 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
2 876 (21.79%) MVC
3 854 (21.24%) TDD
4 846 (21.04%) OO
5 578 (14.37%) Web Development
6 533 (13.26%) E-Commerce
7 529 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 512 (12.73%) Scrum
9 388 (9.65%) BDD
10 256 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
11 254 (6.32%) Web Design
12 211 (5.25%) Unit Testing
13 199 (4.95%) OOP
14 135 (3.36%) Kanban
15 133 (3.31%) Content Management
16 131 (3.26%) Software Engineering
17 117 (2.91%) SOA
18 116 (2.88%) Configuration Management
19 107 (2.66%) SEO
20 100 (2.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3145 (78.21%) JavaScript
2 787 (19.57%) Java
3 777 (19.32%) PHP
4 678 (16.86%) C#
5 487 (12.11%) SQL
6 323 (8.03%) Ruby
7 238 (5.92%) Python
8 100 (2.49%) Scala
9 93 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 79 (1.96%) PHP5
11 57 (1.42%) Perl
12 51 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 49 (1.22%) C
14 42 (1.04%) VB.NET
14 42 (1.04%) Objective-C
15 36 (0.90%) Groovy
16 35 (0.87%) Bash Shell
17 34 (0.85%) C++
18 33 (0.82%) ActionScript
19 29 (0.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 265 (6.59%) Degree
2 61 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 31 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.20%) MCTS
7 6 (0.15%) CCNA
8 5 (0.12%) ISEB
8 5 (0.12%) MCSD
8 5 (0.12%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.12%) MCPD
9 4 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.099%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.075%) CCVP
10 3 (0.075%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.075%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.075%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.075%) CCDA
10 3 (0.075%) CCDP
10 3 (0.075%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (4.03%) QA
2 17 (0.42%) SLA
3 12 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.22%) WAI
5 8 (0.20%) WCAG
6 3 (0.075%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.050%) HL7
7 2 (0.050%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.050%) Section 508
8 1 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.30%) Varnish
4 4 (0.099%) Docker
5 3 (0.075%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.050%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.050%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.050%) IAG
6 2 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.050%) NFS
6 2 (0.050%) LXC
7 1 (0.025%) RHEV
7 1 (0.025%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.025%) Squid
7 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.025%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (0.99%) Puppet
2 21 (0.52%) Vagrant
3 12 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.30%) Graylog2
4 11 (0.27%) Capistrano
4 11 (0.27%) Ansible
5 3 (0.075%) logstash
5 3 (0.075%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.050%) Cacti
6 2 (0.050%) Nagios
6 2 (0.050%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.050%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.050%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.025%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.025%) Control-M
7 1 (0.025%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.025%) StatsD
7 1 (0.025%) WMI
7 1 (0.025%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.025%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 240 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 194 (4.82%) Adobe
3 155 (3.85%) Oracle
3 155 (3.85%) Zend
4 97 (2.41%) Google
5 68 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 58 (1.44%) EPiServer
7 50 (1.24%) Twitter
8 36 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (0.85%) Facebook
10 33 (0.82%) IBM
11 24 (0.60%) VMware
12 23 (0.57%) RedDot
12 23 (0.57%) hybris
13 21 (0.52%) Ektron
14 20 (0.50%) ServiceNow
15 18 (0.45%) Rackspace
16 16 (0.40%) Akamai
17 15 (0.37%) TIBCO
18 14 (0.35%) Cisco
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: From £300 to £550 per annum
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Elevate Direct
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Purple Consultancy
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Elevate Direct
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Purple Consultancy
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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