The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 48 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.42% 4.46% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 22.02% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 20
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.97 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +84.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 109 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.67% 20.26% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 73 80
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
Buckinghamshire

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 81 (100.00%) HTML
2 77 (95.06%) JavaScript
3 43 (53.09%) HTML5
4 37 (45.68%) jQuery
5 28 (34.57%) CSS3
6 27 (33.33%) .NET
7 25 (30.86%) Java
7 25 (30.86%) Dojo
8 21 (25.93%) Ajax
9 19 (23.46%) JSON
10 18 (22.22%) MVC
11 16 (19.75%) Finance
12 15 (18.52%) C#
12 15 (18.52%) DOM
13 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
14 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.81%) J2EE
16 11 (13.58%) XHTML
16 11 (13.58%) Use Case
17 10 (12.35%) Web Design
17 10 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (11.11%) Software Architecture
18 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
18 9 (11.11%) Refactoring
19 8 (9.88%) Drupal
19 8 (9.88%) PHP
20 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 7 (8.64%) Web Services
20 7 (8.64%) XML
20 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (9.88%) Drupal
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Node.js
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.23%) Moodle
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
2 4 (4.94%) Ant
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.47%) Grunt
4 2 (2.47%) Yeoman
4 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.23%) JSUnit
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Billing
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (91.36%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (20.99%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (16.05%) .NET Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Web Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Front-End Web Developer
8 8 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (9.88%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Drupal Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Designer
11 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
12 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.70%) UI Developer
12 3 (3.70%) UI Programmer
13 2 (2.47%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) HTML
2 43 (53.09%) HTML5
3 37 (45.68%) jQuery
4 28 (34.57%) CSS3
5 27 (33.33%) .NET
6 25 (30.86%) Dojo
7 21 (25.93%) Ajax
8 19 (23.46%) JSON
9 15 (18.52%) DOM
10 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
11 12 (14.81%) J2EE
12 11 (13.58%) XHTML
13 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (8.64%) Web Services
13 7 (8.64%) XML
14 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
15 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
16 4 (4.94%) Razor View Engine
16 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 4 (4.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.70%) CESG
3 2 (2.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) VLE
4 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) AIX
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) MVC
2 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) Use Case
4 10 (12.35%) Web Design
4 10 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 9 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 6 (7.41%) TDD
6 6 (7.41%) Scrum
6 6 (7.41%) CRM
7 4 (4.94%) UML
7 4 (4.94%) Service Management
8 3 (3.70%) Migration
8 3 (3.70%) SOA
8 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.70%) OO
8 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Analytics
8 3 (3.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (95.06%) JavaScript
2 25 (30.86%) Java
3 15 (18.52%) C#
4 8 (9.88%) PHP
5 5 (6.17%) SQL
6 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.47%) Scala
8 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) IBM
3 2 (2.47%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (2.47%) Google
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) Marketo
4 1 (1.23%) Pardot