The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.05% 9.13% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.63% 43.14% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.95% 21.16% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 32 20
Average daily rate £403 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 38 (95.00%) HTML
2 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) CSS3
4 17 (42.50%) HTML5
5 16 (40.00%) PHP
6 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (27.50%) jQuery
7 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
8 10 (25.00%) CMS
8 10 (25.00%) Java
9 9 (22.50%) Photoshop
9 9 (22.50%) .NET
9 9 (22.50%) Adobe
9 9 (22.50%) Drupal
10 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 8 (20.00%) MySQL
10 8 (20.00%) OO
10 8 (20.00%) Apache
11 7 (17.50%) C#
11 7 (17.50%) Linux
11 7 (17.50%) RESTful
11 7 (17.50%) Web Development
11 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
11 7 (17.50%) Backbone.js
12 6 (15.00%) Node.js
12 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (15.00%) Content Management
12 6 (15.00%) JSON
12 6 (15.00%) Apple
12 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (25.00%) CMS
2 9 (22.50%) Drupal
3 8 (20.00%) Apache
4 6 (15.00%) Node.js
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Alfresco
5 2 (5.00%) WordPress
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.50%) MODX
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (15.00%) InDesign
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Grunt
2 2 (5.00%) Bower
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) FxCop
3 1 (2.50%) StyleCop
General
1 2 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Designer
3 7 (17.50%) Junior
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Web Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Junior Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Junior Web Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Junior Graphic Designer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) CSS3
3 17 (42.50%) HTML5
4 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
4 11 (27.50%) jQuery
5 9 (22.50%) .NET
6 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (17.50%) RESTful
6 7 (17.50%) Backbone.js
7 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (15.00%) JSON
8 5 (12.50%) Ember.js
9 4 (10.00%) LAMP
10 3 (7.50%) XML
10 3 (7.50%) Ajax
11 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 2 (5.00%) Spring
11 2 (5.00%) EJB
11 2 (5.00%) SOAP
11 2 (5.00%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Scrum
2 8 (20.00%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) Web Development
4 6 (15.00%) Content Management
5 5 (12.50%) Workflow
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) BDD
5 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.00%) CRUD
6 4 (10.00%) B2B
7 3 (7.50%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) Process Management
8 2 (5.00%) Web Design
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) PHP
3 10 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) C++
6 5 (12.50%) Scala
7 4 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (5.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Adobe
2 6 (15.00%) Apple
3 5 (12.50%) Twitter
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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