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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 1659 1597 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.85% 7.41% 7.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.22% 25.27% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1100 1019
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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 £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 16
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +78.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £147.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +3 344 £400 +6.66% 177
Croydon - 8 £363 - 3
Canary Wharf +12 5 £475 -
Docklands, London +11 4 £325 -12.16% 2
Bromley +10 4 £338 +3.84%
Brentford -4 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Feltham +1 3 £272 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £333 +10.83% 6
Wembley - 3 £500 -
Ealing -1 2 £288 - 2
Uxbridge +5 1 £263 +9.37% 2
Wimbledon +1 1 £300 - 3
Chiswick 0 1 - -
Hammersmith -2 1 £425 +13.33% 2
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 3
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3472 (94.81%) HTML
2 2984 (81.49%) JavaScript
3 1889 (51.58%) HTML5
4 1459 (39.84%) CSS3
5 1454 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1374 (37.52%) jQuery
7 919 (25.10%) AngularJS
8 856 (23.38%) TDD
9 812 (22.17%) MVC
10 769 (21.00%) Java
11 737 (20.13%) .NET
12 726 (19.83%) OO
13 652 (17.80%) PHP
14 621 (16.96%) C#
15 563 (15.37%) Git (software)
16 543 (14.83%) User Experience
17 530 (14.47%) Web Services
18 521 (14.23%) SQL
19 506 (13.82%) XML
20 497 (13.57%) Ajax
21 493 (13.46%) Scrum
22 467 (12.75%) Responsive Web Design
23 451 (12.32%) Node.js
24 449 (12.26%) ASP.NET
25 447 (12.21%) Backbone.js
26 439 (11.99%) MySQL
27 433 (11.82%) Web Development
28 427 (11.66%) E-Commerce
29 399 (10.90%) SQL Server
30 389 (10.62%) BDD

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (12.32%) Node.js
2 336 (9.18%) CMS
3 182 (4.97%) SharePoint
4 138 (3.77%) Drupal
5 131 (3.58%) Apache
6 99 (2.70%) IIS
7 97 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 91 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 86 (2.35%) WordPress
10 70 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 57 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
12 56 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
13 45 (1.23%) Umbraco
14 44 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
15 38 (1.04%) WebSphere
16 37 (1.01%) nginx
17 34 (0.93%) JBoss
18 28 (0.76%) Confluence
19 22 (0.60%) Apache Solr
20 19 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 221 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 118 (3.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 92 (2.51%) MS Excel
4 37 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 37 (1.01%) MS Office
5 29 (0.79%) Fireworks
6 20 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (0.38%) InDesign
9 13 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.19%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.16%) MS Project
12 6 (0.16%) ImageReady
13 3 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.055%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.055%) GIMP
14 2 (0.055%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 84 (2.29%) Magento
2 36 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.30%) Tridion
5 9 (0.25%) RMDS
5 9 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
7 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.11%) osCommerce
8 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.082%) Siebel Analytics
10 1 (0.027%) Summit
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.027%) Cordys
10 1 (0.027%) Shopify
10 1 (0.027%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.027%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.28%) GitHub
2 46 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (0.71%) Office 365
5 18 (0.49%) Heroku
5 18 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.41%) SaaS
7 9 (0.25%) Force.com
8 8 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.22%) PaaS
9 7 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.082%) Yammer
12 2 (0.055%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.055%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.027%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.027%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.27%) Internet
2 81 (2.21%) HTTP
3 48 (1.31%) Intranet
4 24 (0.66%) SSL
5 22 (0.60%) LDAP
6 21 (0.57%) VPN
7 20 (0.55%) Firewall
7 20 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.35%) SNMP
9 12 (0.33%) DNS
10 7 (0.19%) Extranet
10 7 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.16%) SPDY
11 6 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.14%) SSH
12 5 (0.14%) Network Security
12 5 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.11%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (0.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (11.99%) MySQL
2 399 (10.90%) SQL Server
3 120 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 119 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 110 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 94 (2.57%) NoSQL
7 71 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (1.31%) Redis
10 41 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 40 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (0.82%) Big Data
15 28 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (0.60%) RDBMS
18 20 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 19 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 563 (15.37%) Git (software)
2 266 (7.26%) Subversion
3 229 (6.25%) Grunt
4 175 (4.78%) Jasmine
5 157 (4.29%) Visual Studio
6 138 (3.77%) JIRA
7 131 (3.58%) Selenium
8 130 (3.55%) Cucumber
9 115 (3.14%) Jenkins
10 102 (2.79%) JUnit
11 99 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 91 (2.48%) Maven
13 83 (2.27%) Bower
14 75 (2.05%) Axure RP
15 72 (1.97%) Eclipse
16 71 (1.94%) WebDriver
17 68 (1.86%) Mocha
18 55 (1.50%) NUnit
19 54 (1.47%) Ant
20 48 (1.31%) TeamCity
General
1 364 (9.94%) Finance
2 199 (5.43%) Banking
3 191 (5.22%) Marketing
4 134 (3.66%) Retail
5 83 (2.27%) Games
6 82 (2.24%) Investment Banking
7 79 (2.16%) Publishing
8 77 (2.10%) Advertising
9 45 (1.23%) Legal
10 29 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 27 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.63%) Front Office
13 18 (0.49%) Law
14 13 (0.35%) Back Office
15 11 (0.30%) Automotive
16 10 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.25%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.14%) Manufacturing
19 4 (0.11%) German Language
19 4 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3026 (82.63%) Developer
2 814 (22.23%) Front-End Developer
3 462 (12.62%) Web Developer
4 419 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 311 (8.49%) JavaScript Developer
6 253 (6.91%) .NET Developer
7 239 (6.53%) PHP Developer
8 235 (6.42%) Java Developer
9 225 (6.14%) Designer
10 170 (4.64%) UI Developer
11 160 (4.37%) UI Programmer
12 134 (3.66%) C# Developer
13 98 (2.68%) UX Designer
14 93 (2.54%) Front-End Web Developer
15 83 (2.27%) Architect
16 82 (2.24%) SharePoint Developer
17 76 (2.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 73 (1.99%) Drupal Developer
18 73 (1.99%) C# .NET Developer
19 63 (1.72%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3472 (94.81%) HTML
2 1889 (51.58%) HTML5
3 1459 (39.84%) CSS3
4 1374 (37.52%) jQuery
5 919 (25.10%) AngularJS
6 737 (20.13%) .NET
7 530 (14.47%) Web Services
8 506 (13.82%) XML
9 497 (13.57%) Ajax
10 449 (12.26%) ASP.NET
11 447 (12.21%) Backbone.js
12 385 (10.51%) Sass
13 303 (8.27%) JSON
14 289 (7.89%) REST
15 288 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 246 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
17 241 (6.58%) Spring
18 222 (6.06%) RESTful
19 215 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 213 (5.82%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 543 (14.83%) User Experience
2 159 (4.34%) Mobile App
3 138 (3.77%) Open Source
4 119 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 99 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 95 (2.59%) W3C
8 63 (1.72%) Digital Media
9 56 (1.53%) Social Media
10 46 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 45 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 43 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
13 40 (1.09%) RIA
14 34 (0.93%) iPad
15 33 (0.90%) Algorithms
16 30 (0.82%) Graphic Design
17 28 (0.76%) Data Structures
18 27 (0.74%) Animation
19 23 (0.63%) Fixed Income
20 22 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 289 (7.89%) Linux
2 169 (4.61%) UNIX
3 154 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 146 (3.99%) Android
5 144 (3.93%) Windows
6 83 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 22 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.57%) CentOS
9 14 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.30%) AIX
11 10 (0.27%) VMS
12 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.16%) Solaris
14 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
14 5 (0.14%) webOS
15 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1454 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 856 (23.38%) TDD
3 812 (22.17%) MVC
4 726 (19.83%) OO
5 493 (13.46%) Scrum
6 467 (12.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 433 (11.82%) Web Development
8 427 (11.66%) E-Commerce
9 389 (10.62%) BDD
10 227 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
11 202 (5.52%) Web Design
12 180 (4.92%) Unit Testing
13 167 (4.56%) OOP
14 147 (4.01%) Software Engineering
15 131 (3.58%) Kanban
16 112 (3.06%) SOA
17 109 (2.98%) Content Management
18 99 (2.70%) Analytics
19 95 (2.59%) Project Management
20 89 (2.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2984 (81.49%) JavaScript
2 769 (21.00%) Java
3 652 (17.80%) PHP
4 621 (16.96%) C#
5 521 (14.23%) SQL
6 294 (8.03%) Ruby
7 215 (5.87%) Python
8 95 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 84 (2.29%) Scala
10 68 (1.86%) C
11 61 (1.67%) PHP5
12 53 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 52 (1.42%) Perl
14 50 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 49 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 41 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 38 (1.04%) VB
18 35 (0.96%) Groovy
19 34 (0.93%) C++
20 33 (0.90%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 251 (6.85%) Degree
2 58 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.16%) ISEB
9 4 (0.11%) CCNA
10 3 (0.082%) CCSP
11 2 (0.055%) CIPD
11 2 (0.055%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.055%) CCSA
11 2 (0.055%) CCVP
11 2 (0.055%) CCSE
11 2 (0.055%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.055%) CCDA
11 2 (0.055%) CCDP
11 2 (0.055%) MCSE
12 1 (0.027%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.55%) QA
2 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.19%) SLA
3 6 (0.16%) WCAG
3 6 (0.16%) WAI
4 2 (0.055%) HL7
5 1 (0.027%) GxP
5 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.027%) COBIT
5 1 (0.027%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.33%) Docker
2 12 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.22%) Varnish
4 4 (0.11%) vCloud
5 2 (0.055%) XenApp
5 2 (0.055%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.055%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.055%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.055%) IAG
5 2 (0.055%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.055%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.055%) Firmware
6 1 (0.027%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.027%) Squid
6 1 (0.027%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.027%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 57 (1.56%) Puppet
2 33 (0.90%) Ansible
3 20 (0.55%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.41%) Graylog2
6 12 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
6 12 (0.33%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.11%) logstash
7 4 (0.11%) Salt
7 4 (0.11%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.082%) Kibana
9 2 (0.055%) cPanel
9 2 (0.055%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.055%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.027%) Control-M
10 1 (0.027%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.027%) StatsD
10 1 (0.027%) Graphite
Vendors
1 243 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 181 (4.94%) Oracle
3 144 (3.93%) Adobe
4 122 (3.33%) Zend
5 90 (2.46%) Google
6 73 (1.99%) Sitecore
7 49 (1.34%) EPiServer
8 46 (1.26%) Twitter
9 32 (0.87%) ServiceNow
10 27 (0.74%) VMware
11 26 (0.71%) IBM
11 26 (0.71%) Facebook
12 24 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (0.63%) Sybase
14 20 (0.55%) hybris
15 19 (0.52%) New Relic
16 15 (0.41%) SAP
16 15 (0.41%) TIBCO
16 15 (0.41%) Telerik
16 15 (0.41%) Akamai
London
QUANTICA
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Montagu Black
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zetman
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago