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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 2065 2018 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.49% 7.97% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.84% 25.21% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1498 1445 1277
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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 20 6 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £47.92 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
7417 8005 7799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.60% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 5796 5534
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.01 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +2 418 £375 +1.69% 234
Bromley +12 10 £338 +3.84% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +4 7 £375 +25.00% 4
Hammersmith +2 6 £438 +34.61% 4
Hounslow +5 4 £500 +11.11% 3
Canary Wharf +12 3 £500 +16.27%
Harrow - 3 £258 - 4
Twickenham +4 2 £208 -30.83% 1
Croydon - 2 £190 - 3
Wembley +1 1 £325 +85.71% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £275 - 1
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 5
Thornton Heath - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
New Malden - - - - 2
Orpington - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3692 (94.47%) HTML
2 3026 (77.43%) JavaScript
3 1873 (47.93%) HTML5
4 1479 (37.85%) jQuery
5 1477 (37.79%) CSS3
6 856 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
7 840 (21.49%) OO
8 825 (21.11%) TDD
9 816 (20.88%) .NET
10 780 (19.96%) MVC
11 768 (19.65%) PHP
12 743 (19.01%) AngularJS
13 735 (18.81%) Java
14 687 (17.58%) C#
15 686 (17.55%) Git (software)
16 608 (15.56%) XML
17 601 (15.38%) ASP.NET
18 588 (15.05%) Ajax
19 559 (14.30%) Web Development
20 509 (13.02%) MySQL
20 509 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
21 503 (12.87%) Web Services
22 501 (12.82%) Backbone.js
23 487 (12.46%) E-Commerce
24 479 (12.26%) Scrum
25 475 (12.15%) SQL Server
26 462 (11.82%) SQL
27 403 (10.31%) Node.js
28 395 (10.11%) Finance
29 393 (10.06%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 403 (10.31%) Node.js
2 378 (9.67%) CMS
3 217 (5.55%) SharePoint
4 156 (3.99%) Drupal
5 142 (3.63%) Apache
5 142 (3.63%) IIS
6 116 (2.97%) WordPress
7 111 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 104 (2.66%) Umbraco
9 100 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 73 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 64 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
12 63 (1.61%) Tomcat
13 32 (0.82%) Confluence
14 28 (0.72%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
16 23 (0.59%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
18 17 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (0.44%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 309 (7.91%) Photoshop
2 190 (4.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 94 (2.41%) MS Excel
4 46 (1.18%) InDesign
5 31 (0.79%) Fireworks
6 20 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.49%) MS Office
8 16 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (0.36%) Acrobat
10 11 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (0.28%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.15%) 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 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 78 (2.00%) Magento
2 32 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 24 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
5 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.13%) RMDS
6 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.077%) Summit
8 3 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.051%) Tridion
9 2 (0.051%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.051%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.051%) SunGard GMI
10 1 (0.026%) AWD
10 1 (0.026%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.31%) GitHub
2 47 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (0.92%) SaaS
5 21 (0.54%) Office 365
6 17 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.20%) Force.com
8 8 (0.20%) PaaS
8 8 (0.20%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.15%) Heroku
10 4 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.10%) Joyent
11 3 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.026%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.026%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.026%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (3.17%) HTTP
2 100 (2.56%) Internet
3 45 (1.15%) Intranet
4 25 (0.64%) LDAP
5 23 (0.59%) Firewall
6 18 (0.46%) DNS
7 17 (0.44%) SSL
8 14 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.23%) VPN
10 8 (0.20%) DAB
11 7 (0.18%) Extranet
11 7 (0.18%) SSH
11 7 (0.18%) SAN
11 7 (0.18%) FTP
12 6 (0.15%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.15%) VLAN
12 6 (0.15%) NetScreen
12 6 (0.15%) NAS
13 5 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (13.02%) MySQL
2 475 (12.15%) SQL Server
3 159 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 132 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 106 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 80 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 68 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 64 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 60 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 43 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 36 (0.92%) Big Data
14 28 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (0.69%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.67%) Redis
17 23 (0.59%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.51%) RavenDB
19 19 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
20 16 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 686 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 393 (10.06%) Subversion
3 220 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 148 (3.79%) Grunt
5 146 (3.74%) Jasmine
6 125 (3.20%) JUnit
7 115 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 92 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 91 (2.33%) Selenium
10 85 (2.18%) JIRA
11 84 (2.15%) WebDriver
12 80 (2.05%) TeamCity
13 77 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 71 (1.82%) NUnit
15 65 (1.66%) Axure RP
16 60 (1.54%) Maven
17 59 (1.51%) Bower
18 57 (1.46%) Mercurial
19 48 (1.23%) Mocha
20 44 (1.13%) Eclipse
General
1 395 (10.11%) Finance
2 187 (4.79%) Banking
3 176 (4.50%) Marketing
4 165 (4.22%) Retail
5 107 (2.74%) Publishing
6 81 (2.07%) Advertising
7 74 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 62 (1.59%) Games
9 52 (1.33%) Legal
10 33 (0.84%) Front Office
11 32 (0.82%) Back Office
12 28 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 23 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.33%) Automotive
17 11 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.20%) Electronics
18 8 (0.20%) Law
19 7 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3126 (79.99%) Developer
2 873 (22.34%) Front-End Developer
3 510 (13.05%) Web Developer
4 323 (8.27%) .NET Developer
5 315 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 302 (7.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 274 (7.01%) Designer
8 254 (6.50%) PHP Developer
9 216 (5.53%) Java Developer
10 142 (3.63%) UI Developer
11 129 (3.30%) UI Programmer
12 121 (3.10%) C# Developer
13 114 (2.92%) Front-End Web Developer
14 113 (2.89%) User Experience Designer
15 109 (2.79%) Architect
16 101 (2.58%) SharePoint Developer
17 88 (2.25%) ASP.NET Developer
18 85 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
19 82 (2.10%) Drupal Developer
20 70 (1.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3692 (94.47%) HTML
2 1873 (47.93%) HTML5
3 1479 (37.85%) jQuery
4 1477 (37.79%) CSS3
5 816 (20.88%) .NET
6 743 (19.01%) AngularJS
7 608 (15.56%) XML
8 601 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 588 (15.05%) Ajax
10 503 (12.87%) Web Services
11 501 (12.82%) Backbone.js
12 382 (9.77%) JSON
13 273 (6.99%) Sass
14 267 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 249 (6.37%) KnockoutJS
16 247 (6.32%) XHTML
17 233 (5.96%) REST
18 230 (5.89%) RESTful
19 229 (5.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 198 (5.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 198 (5.07%) Mobile App
2 183 (4.68%) Open Source
3 145 (3.71%) W3C
4 105 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 95 (2.43%) Visualisation
6 73 (1.87%) Social Media
7 63 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (1.41%) iPhone
9 52 (1.33%) iPad
9 52 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 51 (1.31%) Digital Media
11 40 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
12 37 (0.95%) Animation
13 30 (0.77%) RIA
14 26 (0.67%) Graphic Design
14 26 (0.67%) New Media
15 22 (0.56%) Video on Demand
15 22 (0.56%) Online Games
16 21 (0.54%) Management Information System
17 20 (0.51%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 370 (9.47%) Linux
2 215 (5.50%) UNIX
3 207 (5.30%) Windows
4 176 (4.50%) Android
4 176 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 98 (2.51%) Mac OS X
6 38 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.44%) Solaris
8 16 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
9 12 (0.31%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.20%) CentOS
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 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.077%) SmartOS
15 3 (0.077%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.077%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 840 (21.49%) OO
3 825 (21.11%) TDD
4 780 (19.96%) MVC
5 559 (14.30%) Web Development
6 509 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 487 (12.46%) E-Commerce
8 479 (12.26%) Scrum
9 377 (9.65%) BDD
10 270 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
11 239 (6.12%) Web Design
12 215 (5.50%) OOP
13 201 (5.14%) Unit Testing
14 163 (4.17%) Content Management
15 131 (3.35%) Software Engineering
16 127 (3.25%) Kanban
17 120 (3.07%) Configuration Management
18 112 (2.87%) SOA
19 102 (2.61%) SEO
20 94 (2.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3026 (77.43%) JavaScript
2 768 (19.65%) PHP
3 735 (18.81%) Java
4 687 (17.58%) C#
5 462 (11.82%) SQL
6 266 (6.81%) Ruby
7 197 (5.04%) Python
8 121 (3.10%) T-SQL
9 88 (2.25%) PHP5
10 87 (2.23%) Scala
11 66 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 54 (1.38%) Perl
13 46 (1.18%) C
13 46 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 41 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 40 (1.02%) C++
16 36 (0.92%) ActionScript
16 36 (0.92%) Groovy
17 27 (0.69%) Shell Script
18 23 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 241 (6.17%) Degree
2 69 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 47 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.26%) 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 (0.077%) MBA
11 3 (0.077%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.077%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.077%) MCAD
11 3 (0.077%) MCSE
12 2 (0.051%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (3.71%) QA
2 15 (0.38%) WAI
3 13 (0.33%) SLA
4 12 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.18%) WCAG
6 3 (0.077%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.051%) HL7
7 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.051%) Section 508
8 1 (0.026%) EMIR
8 1 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.026%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.31%) Varnish
4 4 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.077%) Docker
5 3 (0.077%) NFS
6 2 (0.051%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.051%) IAG
6 2 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.026%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.026%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (0.90%) Puppet
2 12 (0.31%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.23%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.15%) Control-M
5 4 (0.10%) Graylog2
6 3 (0.077%) Nagios
6 3 (0.077%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.077%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.077%) logstash
7 2 (0.051%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.051%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.051%) Cacti
7 2 (0.051%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.026%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.026%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.026%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.026%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.026%) Ansible
8 1 (0.026%) Salt
Vendors
1 237 (6.06%) Adobe
2 230 (5.89%) Microsoft
3 173 (4.43%) Oracle
4 150 (3.84%) Zend
5 84 (2.15%) Sitecore
6 81 (2.07%) Google
7 63 (1.61%) EPiServer
8 47 (1.20%) Twitter
9 34 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (0.67%) JBoss
11 25 (0.64%) Facebook
12 24 (0.61%) IBM
13 21 (0.54%) hybris
14 20 (0.51%) SAP
15 19 (0.49%) RedDot
16 18 (0.46%) Ektron
16 18 (0.46%) Rackspace
17 17 (0.44%) VMware
18 16 (0.41%) Red Hat
19 15 (0.38%) Sybase
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Rate: £100 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 - £408 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Network ITR
Rate: 200 to 215 per day GBP
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TRG
Rate: £275 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago