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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing CSS 43 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.14% 4.92% 9.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.19% 18.95% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 4 13
Average daily rate £413 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £256 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £368 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
CSS
Oxfordshire

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
107 95 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.68% 25.96% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 64 34
Average daily rate £400 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 78 (100.00%) HTML
2 64 (82.05%) JavaScript
3 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (44.87%) PHP
5 31 (39.74%) TDD
6 28 (35.90%) HTML5
7 21 (26.92%) AngularJS
8 20 (25.64%) MVC
9 19 (24.36%) jQuery
10 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (23.08%) CSS3
10 18 (23.08%) Java
11 17 (21.79%) XML
12 16 (20.51%) Node.js
12 16 (20.51%) Front End Development
13 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
13 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
13 15 (19.23%) .NET
13 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
13 15 (19.23%) Ajax
14 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
14 14 (17.95%) Magento
15 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (16.67%) Web Development
15 13 (16.67%) Scrum
15 13 (16.67%) MySQL
16 12 (15.38%) C#
16 12 (15.38%) IIS
16 12 (15.38%) Publishing
16 12 (15.38%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (20.51%) Node.js
2 12 (15.38%) IIS
3 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.69%) Apache
5 5 (6.41%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) Confluence
7 1 (1.28%) Drupal
7 1 (1.28%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (10.26%) Google Analytics
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (6.41%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) Junos
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
3 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (16.67%) MySQL
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.41%) OLAP
5 5 (6.41%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.85%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.28%) QUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (15.38%) Publishing
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.56%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (92.31%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Web Developer
3 19 (24.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (23.08%) PHP Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 13 (16.67%) HTML Developer
6 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.82%) PHP Web Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Agile Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Angular Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Magento Developer
7 9 (11.54%) PHP Magento Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (6.41%) AWS Developer
10 5 (6.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (35.90%) HTML5
3 21 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 19 (24.36%) jQuery
5 18 (23.08%) CSS3
6 17 (21.79%) XML
7 15 (19.23%) .NET
7 15 (19.23%) Ajax
7 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 12 (15.38%) Spring
8 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (14.10%) RESTful
10 10 (12.82%) Web Services
11 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (11.54%) Sass
11 9 (11.54%) XSL
12 8 (10.26%) JSON
13 7 (8.97%) Backbone.js
13 7 (8.97%) React
13 7 (8.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.69%) User Experience
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.56%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) TDD
3 20 (25.64%) MVC
4 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.51%) Front End Development
6 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 13 (16.67%) Scrum
7 13 (16.67%) Web Development
8 12 (15.38%) BDD
9 10 (12.82%) Kanban
9 10 (12.82%) OO
10 9 (11.54%) Open Source
11 8 (10.26%) Analytics
11 8 (10.26%) SEO
12 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (8.97%) DevOps
12 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.41%) ERP
13 5 (6.41%) Pair Programming
13 5 (6.41%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (82.05%) JavaScript
2 35 (44.87%) PHP
3 18 (23.08%) Java
4 12 (15.38%) C#
5 11 (14.10%) SQL
6 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.13%) Scala
8 2 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.28%) CCNA
2 1 (1.28%) CCNP
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.28%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Docker
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Google
2 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.69%) Adobe
3 6 (7.69%) IBM
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) 3Com
7 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) Progress
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Zend
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