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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.38% 5.97% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 24.62% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate
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£297 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £265 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
- +30.11%
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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
55 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.91% 24.25% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 22
Average daily rate £320 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) PHP
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) OOP
7 6 (28.57%) OO
7 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
8 5 (23.81%) BDD
8 5 (23.81%) CSS3
8 5 (23.81%) Big Data
8 5 (23.81%) Symfony
8 5 (23.81%) Subversion
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) MySQL
8 5 (23.81%) LAMP
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) DOM
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 3 (14.29%) UNIX
10 3 (14.29%) MS Office
10 3 (14.29%) .NET

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Kentico
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DVB
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.76%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Tester
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) LAMP
5 5 (23.81%) Symfony
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) DOM
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) JSP
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) Flash
7 2 (9.52%) WebKit
8 1 (4.76%) Sass
8 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Physics
4 2 (9.52%) IPTV
4 2 (9.52%) Animation
4 2 (9.52%) DTV
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.76%) W3C
5 1 (4.76%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) OOP
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.76%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Korn
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) VBScript
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) EPiServer
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
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