The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 6 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.94% 1.73% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 14.29% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £365 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.88% 12.12% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 20
Average daily rate £350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Middlesex region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Middlesex region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 40 (86.96%) HTML
1 40 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 26 (56.52%) jQuery
3 19 (41.30%) OO
4 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) HTML5
6 13 (28.26%) .NET
6 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.09%) Java
7 12 (26.09%) XML
7 12 (26.09%) CSS3
8 11 (23.91%) JSP
9 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 10 (21.74%) Web Services
9 10 (21.74%) C#
10 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
10 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
10 9 (19.57%) Adobe
11 8 (17.39%) UML
12 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
12 7 (15.22%) Servlets
12 7 (15.22%) Photoshop
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) Dojo
12 7 (15.22%) MooTools
12 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (15.22%) NetBeans
12 7 (15.22%) GIMP
13 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
13 6 (13.04%) Ajax

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) Node.js
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Kentico
5 1 (2.17%) WordPress
5 1 (2.17%) Moodle
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Photoshop
1 7 (15.22%) GIMP
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.22%) NetBeans
3 4 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (8.70%) JUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Mocha
4 2 (4.35%) QUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.35%) Log4j
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 6 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.87%) CSS Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) HTML Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) HTML
2 26 (56.52%) jQuery
3 15 (32.61%) HTML5
4 13 (28.26%) .NET
5 12 (26.09%) XML
5 12 (26.09%) CSS3
6 11 (23.91%) JSP
7 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 10 (21.74%) Web Services
8 7 (15.22%) Servlets
8 7 (15.22%) MooTools
8 7 (15.22%) Dojo
9 6 (13.04%) Ajax
9 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.70%) DOM
11 4 (8.70%) Flash
12 3 (6.52%) J2EE
12 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
12 3 (6.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Animation
1 3 (6.52%) Wiki
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Blog
2 2 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Physics
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) W3C
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) SCORM
3 1 (2.17%) VLE
3 1 (2.17%) IPTV
3 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) UNIX
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) AIX
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) OO
2 8 (17.39%) UML
3 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) OOP
7 2 (4.35%) Android Development
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) Change Control
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.70%) Korn
6 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.52%) ActionScript
7 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Groovy
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Adobe
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Zend
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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