The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 1953 1393 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.07% 6.45% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.58% 22.33% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1452 1007 1132
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Average hourly rate £175.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+337.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £20.90 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.00 £43.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 449 £375 +7.14% 172
Chiswick - 23 £300 -
Uxbridge +4 8 £295 -20.00% 5
Hammersmith +4 6 £350 +7.69%
Croydon -7 6 £313 -10.71% 6
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £400 +45.45% 6
Canary Wharf +11 4 £350 -41.66% 1
Docklands, London -9 4 £335 +67.50% 1
Bromley +4 3 £325 - 5
Hounslow +7 2 £510 +16.57% 1
Brentford -5 2 £340 -22.84%
Ilford - 2 £238 -
Wimbledon - 2 £293 - 3
Wembley +2 1 - - 1
Surbiton 0 1 £400 +33.33% 1
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Westminster - 1 - - 1
Southwark - 1 £225 -
Clapham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 3
West Drayton - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexleyheath - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Upminster - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 3
Stanmore - - - - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3271 (93.06%) HTML
2 2764 (78.63%) JavaScript
3 1623 (46.17%) HTML5
4 1510 (42.96%) jQuery
5 1311 (37.30%) CSS3
6 770 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
7 757 (21.54%) .NET
8 715 (20.34%) TDD
9 710 (20.20%) MVC
10 693 (19.72%) PHP
11 677 (19.26%) Java
12 667 (18.98%) OO
13 647 (18.41%) C#
14 633 (18.01%) Ajax
15 617 (17.55%) XML
16 515 (14.65%) ASP.NET
16 515 (14.65%) Scrum
17 499 (14.20%) AngularJS
18 480 (13.66%) Git (software)
19 476 (13.54%) MySQL
20 474 (13.49%) Web Development
21 461 (13.12%) Backbone.js
22 456 (12.97%) SQL Server
23 454 (12.92%) Responsive Web Design
24 452 (12.86%) SQL
25 449 (12.77%) E-Commerce
26 390 (11.10%) Web Services
27 338 (9.62%) CMS
28 335 (9.53%) BDD
29 329 (9.36%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 338 (9.62%) CMS
2 278 (7.91%) Node.js
3 155 (4.41%) Apache
4 152 (4.32%) SharePoint
5 141 (4.01%) Drupal
6 110 (3.13%) WordPress
7 109 (3.10%) Umbraco
8 83 (2.36%) IIS
9 82 (2.33%) Tomcat
10 67 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 57 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
12 49 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 39 (1.11%) WebLogic
13 39 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
14 34 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 24 (0.68%) Confluence
16 21 (0.60%) nginx
17 18 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
18 14 (0.40%) Joomla!
18 14 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 303 (8.62%) Photoshop
2 163 (4.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 91 (2.59%) MS Excel
4 29 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.80%) Fireworks
6 25 (0.71%) Acrobat
7 21 (0.60%) MS Office
8 19 (0.54%) InDesign
9 17 (0.48%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.23%) MS Project
13 4 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.057%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.028%) SPSS
15 1 (0.028%) Maya
15 1 (0.028%) XMetaL
15 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.028%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 78 (2.22%) Magento
2 56 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 21 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
7 4 (0.11%) Siebel Analytics
8 3 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.057%) SunGard GMI
10 1 (0.028%) Tridion
10 1 (0.028%) Agresso
10 1 (0.028%) Lawson
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.028%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.028%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (0.83%) SaaS
3 23 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.60%) Heroku
4 21 (0.60%) GitHub
5 14 (0.40%) Google App Engine
5 14 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.20%) Office 365
9 5 (0.14%) PaaS
10 4 (0.11%) Joyent
11 3 (0.085%) Force.com
12 1 (0.028%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.028%) IaaS
12 1 (0.028%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.028%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.028%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (3.27%) Internet
2 93 (2.65%) HTTP
3 54 (1.54%) Intranet
4 26 (0.74%) LDAP
5 23 (0.65%) DNS
6 20 (0.57%) SSL
7 16 (0.46%) FTP
8 13 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.28%) Firewall
10 8 (0.23%) SAN
11 7 (0.20%) NAS
12 6 (0.17%) VLAN
12 6 (0.17%) VPN
12 6 (0.17%) Extranet
13 5 (0.14%) SNMP
13 5 (0.14%) Bluetooth
14 4 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.11%) DAB
15 3 (0.085%) DMZ
15 3 (0.085%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (13.54%) MySQL
2 456 (12.97%) SQL Server
3 149 (4.24%) MongoDB
4 134 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 133 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 96 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 67 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 37 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 37 (1.05%) Big Data
12 36 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 29 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
15 25 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (0.63%) DB2
17 20 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
18 19 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 480 (13.66%) Git (software)
2 317 (9.02%) Subversion
3 166 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 114 (3.24%) Cucumber
5 106 (3.02%) Jenkins
6 103 (2.93%) JUnit
7 101 (2.87%) Jasmine
8 77 (2.19%) Grunt
9 75 (2.13%) Maven
10 73 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 68 (1.93%) Mercurial
12 66 (1.88%) NUnit
12 66 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 64 (1.82%) Selenium
14 63 (1.79%) JIRA
14 63 (1.79%) Axure RP
15 59 (1.68%) Hudson
16 47 (1.34%) PhoneGap
17 45 (1.28%) WebDriver
18 42 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 314 (8.93%) Finance
2 172 (4.89%) Retail
3 169 (4.81%) Marketing
4 161 (4.58%) Banking
5 97 (2.76%) Publishing
6 89 (2.53%) Advertising
7 80 (2.28%) Games
8 63 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 38 (1.08%) Legal
11 28 (0.80%) Front Office
12 21 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.60%) Back Office
13 13 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.37%) Electronics
14 11 (0.31%) Law
15 9 (0.26%) Automotive
16 8 (0.23%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.20%) Interactive Media
18 5 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2839 (80.77%) Developer
2 751 (21.37%) Front-End Developer
3 491 (13.97%) Web Developer
4 302 (8.59%) .NET Developer
5 288 (8.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 261 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 255 (7.25%) Designer
8 249 (7.08%) PHP Developer
9 216 (6.15%) Java Developer
10 162 (4.61%) C# Developer
11 123 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 122 (3.47%) Architect
13 116 (3.30%) UI Developer
14 113 (3.21%) Front-End Web Developer
15 109 (3.10%) UI Programmer
16 98 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
17 81 (2.30%) User Experience Designer
18 66 (1.88%) SharePoint Developer
19 65 (1.85%) Drupal Developer
19 65 (1.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3271 (93.06%) HTML
2 1623 (46.17%) HTML5
3 1510 (42.96%) jQuery
4 1311 (37.30%) CSS3
5 757 (21.54%) .NET
6 633 (18.01%) Ajax
7 617 (17.55%) XML
8 515 (14.65%) ASP.NET
9 499 (14.20%) AngularJS
10 461 (13.12%) Backbone.js
11 390 (11.10%) Web Services
12 329 (9.36%) JSON
13 277 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 257 (7.31%) XHTML
15 230 (6.54%) Sass
16 224 (6.37%) KnockoutJS
17 209 (5.95%) Spring
18 198 (5.63%) LESS
19 197 (5.60%) REST
20 190 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 174 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 166 (4.72%) Open Source
3 146 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 142 (4.04%) W3C
5 78 (2.22%) Social Media
6 72 (2.05%) Digital Media
7 58 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 50 (1.42%) iPad
9 41 (1.17%) iPhone
10 40 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (0.94%) Graphic Design
12 30 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 29 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 27 (0.77%) NHS
15 26 (0.74%) Semantic Web
16 24 (0.68%) RIA
17 22 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
18 19 (0.54%) Firmware
19 18 (0.51%) Data Conversion
19 18 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 246 (7.00%) Linux
2 186 (5.29%) Windows
3 175 (4.98%) Apple iOS
4 161 (4.58%) Android
5 115 (3.27%) UNIX
6 45 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 14 (0.40%) Solaris
11 13 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
14 8 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.20%) CentOS
16 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
17 4 (0.11%) AIX
18 3 (0.085%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.085%) Windows 8
19 2 (0.057%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (20.34%) TDD
3 710 (20.20%) MVC
4 667 (18.98%) OO
5 515 (14.65%) Scrum
6 474 (13.49%) Web Development
7 454 (12.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 449 (12.77%) E-Commerce
9 335 (9.53%) BDD
10 281 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
11 187 (5.32%) OOP
12 186 (5.29%) Unit Testing
13 184 (5.23%) Web Design
14 175 (4.98%) Content Management
15 139 (3.95%) SEO
16 135 (3.84%) Kanban
17 125 (3.56%) Software Engineering
18 119 (3.39%) Analytics
19 110 (3.13%) SOA
20 89 (2.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2764 (78.63%) JavaScript
2 693 (19.72%) PHP
3 677 (19.26%) Java
4 647 (18.41%) C#
5 452 (12.86%) SQL
6 230 (6.54%) Ruby
7 173 (4.92%) Python
8 104 (2.96%) T-SQL
9 93 (2.65%) PHP5
10 67 (1.91%) Scala
11 65 (1.85%) C
12 58 (1.65%) Perl
12 58 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 56 (1.59%) C++
14 48 (1.37%) Objective-C
15 40 (1.14%) VB.NET
16 37 (1.05%) Groovy
17 34 (0.97%) Shell Script
18 32 (0.91%) Bash Shell
18 32 (0.91%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 253 (7.20%) Degree
2 57 (1.62%) Security Cleared
3 40 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.17%) MCSD
6 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.14%) MCP
6 5 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.11%) ISEB
8 3 (0.085%) MBA
8 3 (0.085%) MCPD
9 2 (0.057%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.028%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.028%) HND
10 1 (0.028%) MCAD
10 1 (0.028%) MCSE
10 1 (0.028%) PhD
10 1 (0.028%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.04%) QA
2 20 (0.57%) WAI
3 13 (0.37%) WCAG
4 11 (0.31%) SLA
5 7 (0.20%) Section 508
6 5 (0.14%) HL7
7 3 (0.085%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.085%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.028%) EMIR
9 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 24 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.46%) Varnish
3 9 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.17%) Squid
5 3 (0.085%) NFS
5 3 (0.085%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (1.02%) Puppet
2 10 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.14%) Control-M
4 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.11%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.11%) Nagios
5 3 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.085%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.057%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.057%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.057%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.057%) Cacti
6 2 (0.057%) Munin
6 2 (0.057%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.057%) SCCM
7 1 (0.028%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.028%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.028%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.028%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.028%) Plesk
Vendors
1 220 (6.26%) Adobe
2 207 (5.89%) Oracle
3 184 (5.23%) Microsoft
4 154 (4.38%) Zend
5 114 (3.24%) Google
6 73 (2.08%) Twitter
7 50 (1.42%) Facebook
8 47 (1.34%) Sitecore
9 29 (0.83%) Venda
10 28 (0.80%) ATG
11 27 (0.77%) EPiServer
12 26 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 26 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 26 (0.74%) SAP
13 25 (0.71%) Sencha
14 24 (0.68%) JBoss
15 23 (0.65%) Telerik
16 21 (0.60%) JD Edwards
17 19 (0.54%) IBM
17 19 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Croydon, Surrey
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago