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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 2053 1966 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.38% 7.82% 7.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.66% 24.97% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1383 1282
Average daily rate
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£388 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £32.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £43.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
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 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 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 19 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 19 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
(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 +2 421 £375 +3.44% 213
Bromley +6 9 £350 +7.69% 3
Hammersmith +2 7 £425 +30.76% 1
Hounslow +4 4 £500 +11.11% 2
Docklands, London +12 3 £274 -36.33%
Brentford -3 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Croydon - 3 £283 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £330 - 4
Canary Wharf +13 2 - -
Twickenham +3 2 £208 -30.83% 2
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 - 1
Ruislip - 1 - - 2
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Hayes - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 3836 (94.51%) HTML
2 3158 (77.80%) JavaScript
3 1945 (47.92%) HTML5
4 1652 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1517 (37.37%) CSS3
6 1505 (37.08%) jQuery
7 885 (21.80%) OO
8 861 (21.21%) TDD
9 838 (20.65%) .NET
10 816 (20.10%) MVC
11 805 (19.83%) AngularJS
12 790 (19.46%) PHP
13 767 (18.90%) Java
14 713 (17.57%) Git (software)
15 710 (17.49%) C#
16 649 (15.99%) User Experience
17 626 (15.42%) XML
18 606 (14.93%) ASP.NET
19 584 (14.39%) Ajax
20 582 (14.34%) Web Development
21 537 (13.23%) Responsive Web Design
22 529 (13.03%) MySQL
23 528 (13.01%) Web Services
24 513 (12.64%) E-Commerce
25 507 (12.49%) Scrum
25 507 (12.49%) Backbone.js
26 485 (11.95%) SQL Server
27 474 (11.68%) SQL
28 430 (10.59%) Node.js
29 409 (10.08%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 430 (10.59%) Node.js
2 387 (9.53%) CMS
3 221 (5.44%) SharePoint
4 166 (4.09%) Drupal
5 152 (3.74%) IIS
6 145 (3.57%) Apache
7 119 (2.93%) WordPress
8 115 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 106 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 103 (2.54%) Umbraco
11 72 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 68 (1.68%) Tomcat
13 63 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
14 42 (1.03%) WebSphere
15 31 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
16 30 (0.74%) Confluence
17 23 (0.57%) WebLogic
18 21 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
19 18 (0.44%) EPiServer CMS
20 16 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 310 (7.64%) Photoshop
2 187 (4.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 97 (2.39%) MS Excel
4 43 (1.06%) InDesign
5 34 (0.84%) Fireworks
6 23 (0.57%) MS Office
7 22 (0.54%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
9 16 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (0.32%) Acrobat
11 12 (0.30%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.15%) MS Project
13 4 (0.099%) GIMP
14 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.049%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.049%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 91 (2.24%) Magento
2 33 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 22 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
5 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.15%) RMDS
8 4 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.074%) Summit
9 3 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.074%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.049%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.049%) Tridion
10 2 (0.049%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.049%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.025%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.28%) GitHub
2 47 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (0.79%) SaaS
5 23 (0.57%) Office 365
6 21 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.20%) Force.com
7 8 (0.20%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.20%) Heroku
8 6 (0.15%) PaaS
9 4 (0.099%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.099%) Joyent
10 3 (0.074%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.025%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.025%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.10%) HTTP
2 98 (2.41%) Internet
3 46 (1.13%) Intranet
4 24 (0.59%) Firewall
5 23 (0.57%) LDAP
6 20 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.47%) DNS
8 14 (0.34%) SSL
9 9 (0.22%) Extranet
9 9 (0.22%) VPN
9 9 (0.22%) DAB
10 8 (0.20%) SSH
10 8 (0.20%) SNMP
11 7 (0.17%) SPDY
11 7 (0.17%) SAN
11 7 (0.17%) FTP
12 6 (0.15%) NAS
12 6 (0.15%) VLAN
12 6 (0.15%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.15%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (13.03%) MySQL
2 485 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 169 (4.16%) Relational Database
4 147 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 100 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 79 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 70 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
9 65 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 46 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 38 (0.94%) Big Data
14 34 (0.84%) Redis
15 31 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (0.69%) RDBMS
17 27 (0.67%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.49%) RavenDB
19 18 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
20 16 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 713 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 402 (9.90%) Subversion
3 221 (5.44%) Visual Studio
4 170 (4.19%) Grunt
5 161 (3.97%) Jasmine
6 118 (2.91%) JUnit
7 115 (2.83%) Cucumber
8 100 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 92 (2.27%) JIRA
10 91 (2.24%) Selenium
11 84 (2.07%) WebDriver
12 81 (2.00%) TeamCity
13 80 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 78 (1.92%) NUnit
15 73 (1.80%) Axure RP
16 71 (1.75%) Bower
17 61 (1.50%) Maven
18 57 (1.40%) Eclipse
19 56 (1.38%) Mercurial
20 50 (1.23%) Mocha
General
1 409 (10.08%) Finance
2 194 (4.78%) Banking
3 186 (4.58%) Marketing
4 172 (4.24%) Retail
5 100 (2.46%) Publishing
6 84 (2.07%) Advertising
7 73 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 67 (1.65%) Games
9 60 (1.48%) Legal
10 38 (0.94%) Front Office
11 28 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 28 (0.69%) Back Office
12 21 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.32%) Automotive
16 12 (0.30%) Law
17 10 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.22%) Electronics
19 7 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3283 (80.88%) Developer
2 922 (22.71%) Front-End Developer
3 520 (12.81%) Web Developer
4 350 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 327 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 319 (7.86%) .NET Developer
7 264 (6.50%) Designer
8 260 (6.41%) PHP Developer
9 215 (5.30%) Java Developer
10 150 (3.70%) UI Developer
11 140 (3.45%) UI Programmer
12 127 (3.13%) C# Developer
13 113 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
14 110 (2.71%) User Experience Designer
15 107 (2.64%) Architect
16 104 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
17 87 (2.14%) Drupal Developer
18 86 (2.12%) ASP.NET Developer
18 86 (2.12%) C# .NET Developer
19 68 (1.68%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3836 (94.51%) HTML
2 1945 (47.92%) HTML5
3 1517 (37.37%) CSS3
4 1505 (37.08%) jQuery
5 838 (20.65%) .NET
6 805 (19.83%) AngularJS
7 626 (15.42%) XML
8 606 (14.93%) ASP.NET
9 584 (14.39%) Ajax
10 528 (13.01%) Web Services
11 507 (12.49%) Backbone.js
12 385 (9.49%) JSON
13 294 (7.24%) Sass
14 275 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
15 264 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 242 (5.96%) REST
17 240 (5.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 240 (5.91%) XHTML
18 231 (5.69%) RESTful
19 200 (4.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 649 (15.99%) User Experience
2 205 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 192 (4.73%) Open Source
4 140 (3.45%) W3C
5 114 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (2.71%) Visualisation
6 110 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 72 (1.77%) Social Media
8 63 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 54 (1.33%) iPad
10 54 (1.33%) iPhone
11 50 (1.23%) Digital Media
12 47 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
13 38 (0.94%) Animation
14 35 (0.86%) RIA
15 26 (0.64%) Online Games
16 25 (0.62%) New Media
17 24 (0.59%) Graphic Design
17 24 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 387 (9.53%) Linux
2 227 (5.59%) UNIX
3 207 (5.10%) Windows
4 181 (4.46%) Android
5 175 (4.31%) Apple iOS
6 110 (2.71%) Mac OS X
7 37 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.52%) Solaris
9 13 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (0.25%) CentOS
10 10 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.099%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.099%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.099%) AIX
13 4 (0.099%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.099%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.074%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1652 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (21.80%) OO
3 861 (21.21%) TDD
4 816 (20.10%) MVC
5 582 (14.34%) Web Development
6 537 (13.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 513 (12.64%) E-Commerce
8 507 (12.49%) Scrum
9 389 (9.58%) BDD
10 279 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
11 257 (6.33%) Web Design
12 232 (5.72%) OOP
13 211 (5.20%) Unit Testing
14 162 (3.99%) Content Management
15 133 (3.28%) Kanban
16 128 (3.15%) Software Engineering
17 116 (2.86%) Configuration Management
18 113 (2.78%) SOA
19 106 (2.61%) SEO
20 101 (2.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3158 (77.80%) JavaScript
2 790 (19.46%) PHP
3 767 (18.90%) Java
4 710 (17.49%) C#
5 474 (11.68%) SQL
6 296 (7.29%) Ruby
7 220 (5.42%) Python
8 117 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 92 (2.27%) Scala
10 84 (2.07%) PHP5
11 64 (1.58%) PL/SQL
12 60 (1.48%) Perl
13 51 (1.26%) C
14 47 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 45 (1.11%) Objective-C
16 38 (0.94%) C++
17 35 (0.86%) ActionScript
18 34 (0.84%) Groovy
19 26 (0.64%) Shell Script
20 25 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 246 (6.06%) Degree
2 71 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.20%) MCTS
6 8 (0.20%) MCSD
7 6 (0.15%) MCPD
8 5 (0.12%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.12%) CCNA
8 5 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.099%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.099%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.074%) MCSE
10 3 (0.074%) MCP
10 3 (0.074%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.049%) MySQL Certification
11 2 (0.049%) CCVP
11 2 (0.049%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (3.84%) QA
2 14 (0.34%) SLA
3 13 (0.32%) WAI
4 12 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.15%) WCAG
6 3 (0.074%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.049%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.049%) HL7
7 2 (0.049%) Section 508
7 2 (0.049%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.025%) EMIR
8 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.30%) Varnish
4 5 (0.12%) Docker
5 3 (0.074%) NFS
5 3 (0.074%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.049%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.049%) IAG
7 1 (0.025%) RHEV
7 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.025%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.025%) Squid
7 1 (0.025%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 40 (0.99%) Puppet
2 15 (0.37%) Vagrant
3 14 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.30%) Capistrano
5 10 (0.25%) Graylog2
6 6 (0.15%) Control-M
7 5 (0.12%) Ansible
8 3 (0.074%) logstash
8 3 (0.074%) Nagios
8 3 (0.074%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.074%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.049%) Cacti
9 2 (0.049%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.049%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.049%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.025%) Kibana
10 1 (0.025%) Salt
10 1 (0.025%) StatsD
10 1 (0.025%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.025%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 252 (6.21%) Microsoft
2 225 (5.54%) Adobe
3 170 (4.19%) Oracle
4 150 (3.70%) Zend
5 85 (2.09%) Google
6 82 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 61 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 51 (1.26%) Twitter
9 37 (0.91%) IBM
10 33 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (0.74%) JBoss
12 28 (0.69%) Facebook
13 22 (0.54%) hybris
13 22 (0.54%) VMware
14 21 (0.52%) RedDot
15 20 (0.49%) Rackspace
16 17 (0.42%) SAP
17 16 (0.39%) Ektron
17 16 (0.39%) Red Hat
18 14 (0.34%) Sybase
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Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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London
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per week
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
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Rate: Up to £550 per day
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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London
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Rate: £300 per day
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