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 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 1998 2033 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.30% 8.48% 7.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.43% 27.47% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1469 1424
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 6
Average hourly rate £22.12 £35.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.81% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £16.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £50.30 £47.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
7559 7400 8053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.40% 30.86% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 5166 5814
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -5 354 £400 +6.59% 150
Croydon +1 24 £375 +97.36% 2
Romford - 13 £250 - 2
Hammersmith 0 10 £335 -21.17%
Canary Wharf -1 9 £513 +2.50%
Bromley -5 8 £375 +11.11% 2
Feltham - 4 £350 - 1
Uxbridge - 4 £388 - 2
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Twickenham -2 3 £375 +80.72%
Wimbledon -2 2 £325 +18.18% 1
Harrow -2 2 £205 -20.38%
Sidcup - 2 £400 -
Ealing - 2 £379 - 3
Osterley - 2 £505 -
Hounslow +3 1 £365 -27.00%
Ilford 0 1 £450 +20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £425 +13.33% 1
New Malden - 1 £300 -
West Drayton - 1 £413 -
Westminster - 1 £480 -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Mayfair - 1 £625 -
Isleworth - 1 £325 -
Hayes - 1 £285 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3538 (95.49%) HTML
2 3082 (83.18%) JavaScript
3 1901 (51.31%) HTML5
4 1589 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
5 1493 (40.30%) CSS3
6 1410 (38.06%) jQuery
7 1099 (29.66%) AngularJS
8 927 (25.02%) TDD
9 768 (20.73%) MVC
10 749 (20.22%) Java
11 717 (19.35%) .NET
12 641 (17.30%) OO
13 635 (17.14%) Git (software)
14 632 (17.06%) Scrum
15 593 (16.01%) C#
16 566 (15.28%) User Experience
17 522 (14.09%) PHP
18 514 (13.87%) SQL
19 499 (13.47%) Responsive Web Design
20 468 (12.63%) ASP.NET
21 463 (12.50%) Web Services
22 462 (12.47%) Web Development
23 460 (12.42%) Backbone.js
24 459 (12.39%) Node.js
25 451 (12.17%) E-Commerce
26 449 (12.12%) Sass
27 439 (11.85%) SQL Server
28 438 (11.82%) Ajax
29 418 (11.28%) MySQL
30 397 (10.72%) Twitter Bootstrap

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 459 (12.39%) Node.js
2 307 (8.29%) CMS
3 147 (3.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 135 (3.64%) Drupal
5 133 (3.59%) SharePoint
6 120 (3.24%) Apache
7 101 (2.73%) WordPress
8 98 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 80 (2.16%) IIS
10 72 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 71 (1.92%) Confluence
12 64 (1.73%) Umbraco
13 44 (1.19%) JBoss
14 42 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 41 (1.11%) WebSphere
16 40 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
16 40 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
17 36 (0.97%) WebLogic
18 29 (0.78%) ColdFusion
19 27 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 239 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 111 (3.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 97 (2.62%) MS Excel
4 56 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 32 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.67%) InDesign
7 24 (0.65%) InfoPath
8 22 (0.59%) MS Office
9 20 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.40%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.16%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.081%) MS Project
14 2 (0.054%) ImageReady
15 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.027%) GIMP
15 1 (0.027%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 60 (1.62%) Magento
2 20 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.11%) BigMachines
7 3 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.054%) Summit
9 1 (0.027%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.027%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.027%) Unica
9 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.027%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.027%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 92 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (1.92%) GitHub
3 50 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.19%) Google Analytics
5 36 (0.97%) SaaS
6 27 (0.73%) Office 365
7 21 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
9 14 (0.38%) Heroku
10 10 (0.27%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.22%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.19%) PaaS
13 7 (0.19%) Force.com
14 5 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.081%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.054%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (3.83%) HTTP
2 94 (2.54%) Internet
3 40 (1.08%) Intranet
4 20 (0.54%) SSL
5 18 (0.49%) LDAP
6 15 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 13 (0.35%) VPN
8 12 (0.32%) DNS
9 11 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
12 8 (0.22%) SSH
13 6 (0.16%) SNMP
13 6 (0.16%) SMTP
13 6 (0.16%) AMQP
14 5 (0.13%) Firewall
15 4 (0.11%) DAB
15 4 (0.11%) Extranet
15 4 (0.11%) NetScaler
16 3 (0.081%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 418 (11.28%) MySQL
3 190 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 130 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 101 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 79 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 77 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 61 (1.65%) Redis
9 50 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 39 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (0.73%) Oracle Database
14 26 (0.70%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.59%) Big Data
16 21 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (0.51%) QlikView
18 16 (0.43%) SQLite
19 15 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
20 14 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 635 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 300 (8.10%) Grunt
3 288 (7.77%) Subversion
4 183 (4.94%) Jasmine
5 149 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 141 (3.81%) JIRA
6 141 (3.81%) Jenkins
7 118 (3.18%) Selenium
8 102 (2.75%) Maven
9 100 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 99 (2.67%) gulp
11 88 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 81 (2.19%) Bower
13 72 (1.94%) Mocha
14 67 (1.81%) NUnit
15 59 (1.59%) Axure RP
16 54 (1.46%) JUnit
17 53 (1.43%) Eclipse
18 48 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
19 40 (1.08%) Ant
General
1 361 (9.74%) Finance
2 203 (5.48%) Banking
3 186 (5.02%) Marketing
4 166 (4.48%) Retail
5 104 (2.81%) Publishing
6 74 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 66 (1.78%) Advertising
8 63 (1.70%) Games
9 60 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 35 (0.94%) Legal
11 19 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 17 (0.46%) Front Office
13 16 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.43%) Automotive
14 14 (0.38%) Law
15 12 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.19%) Electronics
17 5 (0.13%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.13%) iGaming
18 3 (0.081%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3065 (82.73%) Developer
2 835 (22.54%) Front-End Developer
3 417 (11.26%) Web Developer
4 353 (9.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 336 (9.07%) Senior Developer
6 299 (8.07%) .NET Developer
7 211 (5.70%) Java Developer
8 201 (5.43%) UI Developer
9 197 (5.32%) Designer
10 187 (5.05%) UI Programmer
11 147 (3.97%) PHP Developer
12 145 (3.91%) C# Developer
13 126 (3.40%) Architect
14 119 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
15 104 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
16 91 (2.46%) Front-End Web Developer
17 88 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
18 72 (1.94%) SharePoint Developer
19 70 (1.89%) Lead Developer
20 66 (1.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3538 (95.49%) HTML
2 1901 (51.31%) HTML5
3 1493 (40.30%) CSS3
4 1410 (38.06%) jQuery
5 1099 (29.66%) AngularJS
6 717 (19.35%) .NET
7 468 (12.63%) ASP.NET
8 463 (12.50%) Web Services
9 460 (12.42%) Backbone.js
10 449 (12.12%) Sass
11 438 (11.82%) Ajax
12 397 (10.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 370 (9.99%) XML
14 332 (8.96%) JSON
15 269 (7.26%) REST
16 259 (6.99%) RESTful
17 244 (6.59%) KnockoutJS
18 242 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
19 217 (5.86%) LESS
20 188 (5.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 566 (15.28%) User Experience
2 181 (4.89%) Mobile App
3 115 (3.10%) W3C
4 97 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 76 (2.05%) Visualisation
6 69 (1.86%) Digital Media
7 59 (1.59%) Social Media
8 52 (1.40%) Graphic Design
9 50 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (1.03%) RIA
11 31 (0.84%) Animation
12 28 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
13 25 (0.67%) iPad
14 24 (0.65%) Management Information System
15 20 (0.54%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.46%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.46%) iPhone
17 15 (0.40%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 241 (6.50%) Linux
2 154 (4.16%) Windows
3 135 (3.64%) Android
4 118 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 116 (3.13%) UNIX
6 29 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 28 (0.76%) CentOS
8 18 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.081%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.054%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.027%) AIX
16 1 (0.027%) Solaris
16 1 (0.027%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.027%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1589 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 927 (25.02%) TDD
3 768 (20.73%) MVC
4 641 (17.30%) OO
5 632 (17.06%) Scrum
6 499 (13.47%) Responsive Web Design
7 462 (12.47%) Web Development
8 451 (12.17%) E-Commerce
9 395 (10.66%) BDD
10 310 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
11 234 (6.32%) Unit Testing
12 191 (5.16%) Web Design
13 183 (4.94%) SOA
14 161 (4.35%) Kanban
15 139 (3.75%) OOP
16 137 (3.70%) Content Management
17 135 (3.64%) Software Engineering
18 134 (3.62%) Open Source
19 120 (3.24%) Mobile Development
20 99 (2.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3082 (83.18%) JavaScript
2 749 (20.22%) Java
3 593 (16.01%) C#
4 522 (14.09%) PHP
5 514 (13.87%) SQL
6 253 (6.83%) Ruby
7 140 (3.78%) Python
8 104 (2.81%) Scala
9 72 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 51 (1.38%) VB.NET
11 47 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 44 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 43 (1.16%) VB
14 40 (1.08%) C
15 33 (0.89%) Clojure
16 32 (0.86%) C++
16 32 (0.86%) PHP5
17 25 (0.67%) Perl
18 24 (0.65%) PL/SQL
18 24 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 165 (4.45%) Degree
2 119 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 65 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.32%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.13%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.13%) HND
6 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.054%) ISEB
7 2 (0.054%) CISSP
7 2 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.054%) PMP
7 2 (0.054%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.054%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.054%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.027%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.027%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.027%) MCTS
8 1 (0.027%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (3.72%) QA
2 13 (0.35%) WCAG
3 11 (0.30%) WAI
4 6 (0.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.081%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.054%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.054%) HL7
6 2 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (1.13%) Varnish
2 24 (0.65%) Docker
3 23 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.30%) vCloud
5 10 (0.27%) Squid
5 10 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.027%) HDFS
6 1 (0.027%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 58 (1.57%) Puppet
2 34 (0.92%) Ansible
3 30 (0.81%) Vagrant
4 26 (0.70%) Salt
5 20 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.46%) Rundeck
7 13 (0.35%) logstash
8 12 (0.32%) Kibana
9 11 (0.30%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (0.11%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.054%) TeamSite
15 1 (0.027%) Nagios
15 1 (0.027%) SCOM
15 1 (0.027%) Zenoss
15 1 (0.027%) StatsD
15 1 (0.027%) Graylog
Vendors
1 298 (8.04%) Adobe
2 212 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 166 (4.48%) Oracle
4 85 (2.29%) Google
5 75 (2.02%) Zend
6 67 (1.81%) Sitecore
7 49 (1.32%) Twitter
8 38 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (0.94%) EPiServer
10 30 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 29 (0.78%) ServiceNow
12 26 (0.70%) New Relic
13 22 (0.59%) IBM
14 21 (0.57%) hybris
15 20 (0.54%) Facebook
15 20 (0.54%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.46%) Splunk
17 16 (0.43%) Apple
18 14 (0.38%) VMware
19 12 (0.32%) Nintex
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