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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.28% 10.65% 6.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.59% 37.50% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
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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
97 48 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.94% 28.40% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 46
Average daily rate £413 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 56 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (66.07%) JavaScript
3 25 (44.64%) CSS3
4 24 (42.86%) HTML5
5 16 (28.57%) Java
5 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (26.79%) jQuery
7 14 (25.00%) PHP
7 14 (25.00%) Apache
8 13 (23.21%) XML
8 13 (23.21%) Photoshop
9 12 (21.43%) C#
9 12 (21.43%) CMS
10 10 (17.86%) SQL
10 10 (17.86%) .NET
10 10 (17.86%) OO
10 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
10 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 10 (17.86%) TDD
10 10 (17.86%) Analytics
11 9 (16.07%) RESTful
11 9 (16.07%) Web Development
11 9 (16.07%) Alfresco
11 9 (16.07%) MySQL
11 9 (16.07%) Workflow
12 8 (14.29%) Scrum
12 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 7 (12.50%) Backbone.js
13 7 (12.50%) Node.js
13 7 (12.50%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (25.00%) Apache
2 12 (21.43%) CMS
3 9 (16.07%) Alfresco
4 7 (12.50%) Node.js
4 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.14%) Drupal
6 3 (5.36%) TeamSite
7 2 (3.57%) WordPress
8 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.79%) IIS
8 1 (1.79%) MODX
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (10.71%) InDesign
3 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) Pentaho
2 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.93%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
2 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.79%) FxCop
3 1 (1.79%) StyleCop
General
1 7 (12.50%) Publishing
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Designer
3 6 (10.71%) Junior
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Junior Web Designer
3 6 (10.71%) Web Designer
3 6 (10.71%) Graphic Designer
3 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Junior Designer
3 6 (10.71%) Junior Graphic Designer
4 5 (8.93%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Data Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
4 5 (8.93%) PHP Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Data Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (44.64%) CSS3
3 24 (42.86%) HTML5
4 15 (26.79%) jQuery
5 13 (23.21%) XML
6 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (16.07%) RESTful
8 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.50%) Backbone.js
9 7 (12.50%) Spring
9 7 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (12.50%) JSON
9 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 7 (12.50%) EJB
10 6 (10.71%) SOAP
10 6 (10.71%) Ajax
10 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.93%) Ember.js
11 5 (8.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.14%) W3C
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) OO
2 10 (17.86%) TDD
2 10 (17.86%) Analytics
3 9 (16.07%) Web Development
3 9 (16.07%) Workflow
4 8 (14.29%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) ETL
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) MVC
6 6 (10.71%) Process Management
6 6 (10.71%) Content Management
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.71%) BDD
7 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (8.93%) Business Analytics
8 3 (5.36%) Web Design
8 3 (5.36%) MVVM
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 14 (25.00%) PHP
4 12 (21.43%) C#
5 10 (17.86%) SQL
6 7 (12.50%) C++
7 5 (8.93%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Adobe
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Apple
2 6 (10.71%) Twitter
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Interwoven
4 3 (5.36%) Sencha
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Facebook
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