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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 6 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.80% 1.75% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.50% 13.33% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -10.14%
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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
40 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.73% 13.16% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 20
Average daily rate £350 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 March 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 30 March 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 41 (87.23%) HTML
2 40 (85.11%) JavaScript
3 27 (57.45%) jQuery
4 18 (38.30%) OO
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) HTML5
7 14 (29.79%) .NET
8 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
8 13 (27.66%) CSS3
9 12 (25.53%) Java
9 12 (25.53%) XML
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
10 11 (23.40%) JSP
10 11 (23.40%) C#
11 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
11 10 (21.28%) Adobe
12 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
12 9 (19.15%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) UML
14 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (14.89%) NetBeans
14 7 (14.89%) Dojo
14 7 (14.89%) Servlets
14 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
14 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
14 7 (14.89%) GIMP
14 7 (14.89%) MooTools
15 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Kentico
4 2 (4.26%) Node.js
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.13%) WordPress
5 1 (2.13%) Moodle
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
1 7 (14.89%) GIMP
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
2 7 (14.89%) NetBeans
3 4 (8.51%) JUnit
3 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Mocha
4 2 (4.26%) QUnit
4 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.26%) Log4j
5 1 (2.13%) Xcode
5 1 (2.13%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (10.64%) CSS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) HTML Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.38%) CMS Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (87.23%) HTML
2 27 (57.45%) jQuery
3 16 (34.04%) HTML5
4 14 (29.79%) .NET
5 13 (27.66%) CSS3
6 12 (25.53%) XML
7 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
7 11 (23.40%) JSP
8 9 (19.15%) Web Services
9 7 (14.89%) Dojo
9 7 (14.89%) MooTools
9 7 (14.89%) Servlets
10 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.64%) Ajax
12 4 (8.51%) DOM
12 4 (8.51%) Flash
12 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
13 3 (6.38%) J2EE
13 3 (6.38%) JSON
13 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Wiki
2 3 (6.38%) Animation
3 2 (4.26%) Blog
3 2 (4.26%) Open Source
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Physics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) W3C
4 1 (2.13%) DTV
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) SCORM
4 1 (2.13%) VLE
4 1 (2.13%) IPTV
4 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) AIX
1 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) OO
2 8 (17.02%) UML
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.51%) TDD
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) MVC
4 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Android Development
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.13%) SOA
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.13%) OOP
7 1 (2.13%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 11 (23.40%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.51%) Korn
6 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.38%) ActionScript
7 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Groovy
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Adobe
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Zend
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
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