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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.51% 5.56% 5.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.46% 23.53% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 7
Average daily rate
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£365 £356 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +45.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £299
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
130 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.93% 23.61% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 26 25
Average daily rate £400 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 51 (96.23%) HTML
2 39 (73.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) AngularJS
4 24 (45.28%) HTML5
4 24 (45.28%) jQuery
5 21 (39.62%) MySQL
6 19 (35.85%) PHP
6 19 (35.85%) XML
7 18 (33.96%) SQL
7 18 (33.96%) TDD
8 17 (32.08%) JSON
8 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
8 17 (32.08%) CSS3
9 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
10 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (28.30%) RESTful
11 13 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (24.53%) OO
12 12 (22.64%) .NET
12 12 (22.64%) Web Development
13 11 (20.75%) Drupal
14 10 (18.87%) Java
14 10 (18.87%) C#
14 10 (18.87%) Web Services
15 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
15 9 (16.98%) Ajax
16 8 (15.09%) CMS
16 8 (15.09%) Scrum
16 8 (15.09%) JBoss

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (20.75%) Drupal
2 8 (15.09%) CMS
2 8 (15.09%) JBoss
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.21%) Confluence
3 7 (13.21%) Node.js
4 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MySQL
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Grunt
3 3 (5.66%) Bower
3 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) PHP Developer
6 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Programmer
7 5 (9.43%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# Programmer
7 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (3.77%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) HTML
2 27 (50.94%) AngularJS
3 24 (45.28%) HTML5
3 24 (45.28%) jQuery
4 19 (35.85%) XML
5 17 (32.08%) JSON
5 17 (32.08%) CSS3
6 15 (28.30%) RESTful
7 13 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (22.64%) .NET
9 10 (18.87%) Web Services
10 9 (16.98%) Ajax
10 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.09%) XSLT
11 8 (15.09%) Backbone.js
12 7 (13.21%) JDBC
12 7 (13.21%) Java EE
12 7 (13.21%) WPF
13 5 (9.43%) Spring
13 5 (9.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) DTV
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) TDD
3 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.53%) OO
5 12 (22.64%) Web Development
6 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) Kanban
6 8 (15.09%) BDD
6 8 (15.09%) SDLC
7 7 (13.21%) Computer Security
7 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.43%) OOP
9 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
10 4 (7.55%) CRUD
11 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.66%) OO PHP
11 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.66%) Content Management
11 3 (5.66%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) JavaScript
2 19 (35.85%) PHP
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) C#
4 10 (18.87%) Java
5 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
7 1 (1.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Varnish
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
1 7 (13.21%) Progress
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
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