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 1 August 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
1 Aug 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 1998 1914 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.51% 7.88% 6.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 25.19% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1380 1216
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 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.65 £19.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £46.65 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +14.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £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 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 1 August 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 August 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 August 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 +2 401 £395 +12.85% 204
Bromley +8 8 £325 +116.66% 8
Kingston Upon Thames +6 8 £375 +25.00% 5
Croydon - 5 £300 - 5
Wembley - 3 £475 -
Canary Wharf +16 2 £500 -6.97%
Hounslow +9 2 £500 +11.11% 2
Twickenham - 2 £208 - 2
Harrow - 2 £258 - 2
Hammersmith +4 1 £175 -46.15% 1
Chiswick -5 1 - -
Uxbridge -8 1 £150 -60.00%
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 1
Thornton Heath - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Mayfair - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Ilford - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3662 (94.36%) HTML
2 3027 (78.00%) JavaScript
3 1836 (47.31%) HTML5
4 1507 (38.83%) jQuery
5 1460 (37.62%) CSS3
6 854 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 831 (21.41%) OO
8 829 (21.36%) TDD
9 770 (19.84%) .NET
10 755 (19.45%) PHP
11 734 (18.91%) MVC
12 731 (18.84%) Java
13 705 (18.17%) AngularJS
14 666 (17.16%) Git (software)
15 657 (16.93%) C#
16 624 (16.08%) XML
17 622 (16.03%) Ajax
18 577 (14.87%) ASP.NET
19 558 (14.38%) Web Development
20 512 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
21 506 (13.04%) Backbone.js
21 506 (13.04%) MySQL
22 505 (13.01%) Web Services
23 503 (12.96%) Scrum
24 486 (12.52%) E-Commerce
25 482 (12.42%) SQL Server
26 465 (11.98%) SQL
27 393 (10.13%) Subversion
28 391 (10.07%) JSON
29 385 (9.92%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 375 (9.66%) Node.js
2 368 (9.48%) CMS
3 192 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 156 (4.02%) Drupal
5 141 (3.63%) Apache
6 127 (3.27%) IIS
7 124 (3.20%) WordPress
8 103 (2.65%) Umbraco
9 90 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 88 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 68 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
12 64 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 55 (1.42%) Tomcat
14 30 (0.77%) Confluence
15 25 (0.64%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
16 24 (0.62%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.57%) WebSphere
18 21 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
19 16 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 326 (8.40%) Photoshop
2 194 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 97 (2.50%) MS Excel
4 48 (1.24%) InDesign
5 34 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.72%) Fireworks
7 22 (0.57%) Acrobat
8 20 (0.52%) MS Office
9 17 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.13%) MS Project
11 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.077%) GIMP
13 2 (0.052%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.052%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 84 (2.16%) Magento
2 38 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 18 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
7 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.052%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.052%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.052%) Tridion
10 2 (0.052%) Summit
11 1 (0.026%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.026%) Agresso
11 1 (0.026%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.026%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (0.90%) GitHub
3 35 (0.90%) SaaS
4 17 (0.44%) Office 365
5 15 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.23%) Force.com
7 9 (0.23%) Heroku
8 7 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.15%) PaaS
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.10%) Joyent
12 3 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.026%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.026%) IaaS
13 1 (0.026%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.026%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.30%) HTTP
2 99 (2.55%) Internet
3 48 (1.24%) Intranet
4 27 (0.70%) LDAP
5 20 (0.52%) Firewall
6 18 (0.46%) DNS
7 16 (0.41%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.36%) SSL
9 10 (0.26%) FTP
10 9 (0.23%) VPN
11 8 (0.21%) SAN
11 8 (0.21%) Extranet
11 8 (0.21%) DAB
12 7 (0.18%) NAS
13 6 (0.15%) VLAN
14 5 (0.13%) Bluetooth
15 4 (0.10%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.10%) SSH
15 4 (0.10%) DMZ
15 4 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (13.04%) MySQL
2 482 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 158 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 144 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 128 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 92 (2.37%) NoSQL
7 69 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 46 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 43 (1.11%) Big Data
13 38 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 27 (0.70%) Redis
16 25 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
16 25 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (0.54%) RavenDB
18 16 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 666 (17.16%) Git (software)
2 393 (10.13%) Subversion
3 208 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 126 (3.25%) Jasmine
5 125 (3.22%) Grunt
6 122 (3.14%) JUnit
7 115 (2.96%) Cucumber
8 91 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 88 (2.27%) TeamCity
10 81 (2.09%) Selenium
10 81 (2.09%) WebDriver
11 73 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 73 (1.88%) NUnit
12 67 (1.73%) Axure RP
13 66 (1.70%) JIRA
14 64 (1.65%) Maven
15 61 (1.57%) Mercurial
16 45 (1.16%) Mocha
17 44 (1.13%) Hudson
18 43 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 385 (9.92%) Finance
2 187 (4.82%) Banking
3 173 (4.46%) Marketing
4 170 (4.38%) Retail
5 102 (2.63%) Publishing
6 87 (2.24%) Advertising
7 78 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 64 (1.65%) Games
9 47 (1.21%) Legal
10 34 (0.88%) Front Office
11 33 (0.85%) Back Office
12 26 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 24 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.28%) Electronics
15 11 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.18%) Law
17 7 (0.18%) French Language
18 5 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3098 (79.82%) Developer
2 845 (21.77%) Front-End Developer
3 512 (13.19%) Web Developer
4 315 (8.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 311 (8.01%) Senior Developer
6 310 (7.99%) .NET Developer
7 296 (7.63%) Designer
8 244 (6.29%) PHP Developer
9 213 (5.49%) Java Developer
10 145 (3.74%) UI Developer
11 133 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 131 (3.38%) UI Programmer
13 118 (3.04%) Architect
14 116 (2.99%) User Experience Designer
15 113 (2.91%) Front-End Web Developer
16 104 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
17 96 (2.47%) SharePoint Developer
18 95 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
19 85 (2.19%) Drupal Developer
20 68 (1.75%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3662 (94.36%) HTML
2 1836 (47.31%) HTML5
3 1507 (38.83%) jQuery
4 1460 (37.62%) CSS3
5 770 (19.84%) .NET
6 705 (18.17%) AngularJS
7 624 (16.08%) XML
8 622 (16.03%) Ajax
9 577 (14.87%) ASP.NET
10 506 (13.04%) Backbone.js
11 505 (13.01%) Web Services
12 391 (10.07%) JSON
13 280 (7.21%) XHTML
14 266 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 260 (6.70%) Sass
16 241 (6.21%) KnockoutJS
17 226 (5.82%) RESTful
18 216 (5.57%) REST
19 208 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 207 (5.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 199 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 189 (4.87%) Open Source
3 150 (3.86%) W3C
4 126 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 84 (2.16%) Visualisation
5 84 (2.16%) Social Media
6 67 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 55 (1.42%) iPhone
8 54 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 52 (1.34%) Digital Media
10 50 (1.29%) iPad
11 34 (0.88%) Graphic Design
12 30 (0.77%) RIA
12 30 (0.77%) Animation
13 28 (0.72%) Management Information System
14 27 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
15 24 (0.62%) New Media
16 22 (0.57%) Online Games
17 21 (0.54%) Client/Server
18 18 (0.46%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 333 (8.58%) Linux
2 211 (5.44%) Windows
3 203 (5.23%) UNIX
4 184 (4.74%) Apple iOS
5 169 (4.35%) Android
6 83 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 45 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
8 18 (0.46%) Solaris
8 18 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.26%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.15%) CentOS
12 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.077%) AIX
13 3 (0.077%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.052%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 831 (21.41%) OO
3 829 (21.36%) TDD
4 734 (18.91%) MVC
5 558 (14.38%) Web Development
6 512 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 503 (12.96%) Scrum
8 486 (12.52%) E-Commerce
9 382 (9.84%) BDD
10 281 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
11 239 (6.16%) Web Design
12 218 (5.62%) OOP
13 189 (4.87%) Unit Testing
14 175 (4.51%) Content Management
15 141 (3.63%) Kanban
16 134 (3.45%) Software Engineering
17 125 (3.22%) Configuration Management
18 112 (2.89%) SOA
19 106 (2.73%) SEO
20 98 (2.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3027 (78.00%) JavaScript
2 755 (19.45%) PHP
3 731 (18.84%) Java
4 657 (16.93%) C#
5 465 (11.98%) SQL
6 275 (7.09%) Ruby
7 185 (4.77%) Python
8 124 (3.20%) T-SQL
9 93 (2.40%) PHP5
10 87 (2.24%) Scala
11 63 (1.62%) PL/SQL
12 56 (1.44%) Perl
13 52 (1.34%) C
14 50 (1.29%) C++
15 45 (1.16%) Objective-C
16 38 (0.98%) Groovy
17 32 (0.82%) ActionScript
18 31 (0.80%) VB.NET
19 26 (0.67%) Shell Script
20 25 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 254 (6.54%) Degree
2 75 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 50 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
5 8 (0.21%) MCSD
6 7 (0.18%) MCTS
6 7 (0.18%) MCPD
7 6 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.13%) MCP
9 4 (0.10%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.10%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.10%) CCNA
9 4 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.077%) MBA
10 3 (0.077%) MCAD
10 3 (0.077%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.077%) ISEB
11 2 (0.052%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (3.58%) QA
2 17 (0.44%) WAI
3 12 (0.31%) SLA
3 12 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.18%) WCAG
5 3 (0.077%) Section 508
6 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.052%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.026%) HL7
7 1 (0.026%) EMIR
7 1 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 34 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.36%) Varnish
4 4 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.077%) NFS
5 3 (0.077%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.077%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.077%) Docker
6 1 (0.026%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.026%) Squid
6 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.026%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 38 (0.98%) Puppet
2 13 (0.33%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 8 (0.21%) Control-M
5 5 (0.13%) Nagios
6 4 (0.10%) Graylog2
6 4 (0.10%) Cacti
6 4 (0.10%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.077%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.077%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.052%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.052%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.052%) logstash
8 2 (0.052%) Opsview
8 2 (0.052%) Munin
8 2 (0.052%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.026%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.026%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.026%) SCCM
Vendors
1 272 (7.01%) Adobe
2 215 (5.54%) Microsoft
3 174 (4.48%) Oracle
4 137 (3.53%) Zend
5 83 (2.14%) Google
6 75 (1.93%) Sitecore
7 54 (1.39%) EPiServer
8 50 (1.29%) Twitter
9 34 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (0.67%) Facebook
11 24 (0.62%) IBM
12 23 (0.59%) SAP
12 23 (0.59%) Sencha
13 19 (0.49%) VMware
13 19 (0.49%) JBoss
14 18 (0.46%) Ektron
14 18 (0.46%) Red Hat
14 18 (0.46%) JD Edwards
14 18 (0.46%) RedDot
15 17 (0.44%) Rackspace
South West London
The Creative Emporium Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Roc Search
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Austin Fraser
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Marlin Hawk
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Experis Ltd
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
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