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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.11% 10.84% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 51.16% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 1
Average daily rate
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£270 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -6.06%
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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
90 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.66% 21.18% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 31 20
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% -
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
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 27 March 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 53 (96.36%) HTML
2 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
3 26 (47.27%) CSS3
4 24 (43.64%) HTML5
5 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (29.09%) PHP
7 15 (27.27%) Java
7 15 (27.27%) CMS
8 13 (23.64%) jQuery
8 13 (23.64%) Apache
8 13 (23.64%) RESTful
9 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
10 11 (20.00%) .NET
10 11 (20.00%) MySQL
10 11 (20.00%) JSON
11 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 10 (18.18%) Photoshop
11 10 (18.18%) C#
11 10 (18.18%) SQL
11 10 (18.18%) Scrum
11 10 (18.18%) Analytics
12 9 (16.36%) Workflow
12 9 (16.36%) XML
12 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
13 8 (14.55%) TDD
13 8 (14.55%) Drupal
13 8 (14.55%) Web Development
13 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (14.55%) Adobe
13 8 (14.55%) Backbone.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (27.27%) CMS
2 13 (23.64%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) Drupal
4 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.73%) Alfresco
4 7 (12.73%) Node.js
5 2 (3.64%) WordPress
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.82%) MODX
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (10.91%) InDesign
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.73%) Pentaho
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.09%) Big Data
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Maven
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) Bower
3 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) FxCop
4 1 (1.82%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (12.73%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Designer
3 7 (12.73%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Junior
4 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Web Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Junior Graphic Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Junior Web Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Junior Designer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
5 5 (9.09%) AWS Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (96.36%) HTML
2 26 (47.27%) CSS3
3 24 (43.64%) HTML5
4 13 (23.64%) jQuery
4 13 (23.64%) RESTful
5 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
6 11 (20.00%) .NET
6 11 (20.00%) JSON
7 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
7 9 (16.36%) XML
8 8 (14.55%) Backbone.js
9 7 (12.73%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (12.73%) EJB
9 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
9 7 (12.73%) Spring
10 6 (10.91%) SOAP
10 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (9.09%) Ember.js
11 5 (9.09%) Java EE
12 4 (7.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) W3C
4 2 (3.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) Scrum
2 10 (18.18%) Analytics
3 9 (16.36%) Workflow
4 8 (14.55%) TDD
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) Web Development
5 7 (12.73%) OO
5 7 (12.73%) Content Management
5 7 (12.73%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) Process Management
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.09%) Business Analytics
7 5 (9.09%) BDD
7 5 (9.09%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) B2B
8 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.27%) CRUD
9 3 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) PHP
3 15 (27.27%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) C++
5 5 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Adobe
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Apple
3 5 (9.09%) Twitter
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.82%) Sencha
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