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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 41 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.69% 17.39% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.80% 37.21% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 10
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £33.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +18.91%
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
125 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.55% 46.74% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 56 43
Average daily rate £463 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (66.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.00%) jQuery
4 17 (34.00%) XML
4 17 (34.00%) CSS3
5 16 (32.00%) HTML5
6 14 (28.00%) SQL
7 13 (26.00%) C#
8 12 (24.00%) Java
8 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
9 11 (22.00%) .NET
9 11 (22.00%) Apache
9 11 (22.00%) MVC
9 11 (22.00%) CMS
10 10 (20.00%) MySQL
10 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.00%) Alfresco
11 9 (18.00%) Workflow
11 9 (18.00%) RESTful
12 8 (16.00%) PHP
12 8 (16.00%) SOAP
12 8 (16.00%) Spring
12 8 (16.00%) JSON
13 7 (14.00%) EJB 3.0
13 7 (14.00%) Ajax
13 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
13 7 (14.00%) EJB
13 7 (14.00%) XSLT
13 7 (14.00%) Tomcat

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (22.00%) Apache
1 11 (22.00%) CMS
2 9 (18.00%) Alfresco
3 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.00%) Drupal
4 4 (8.00%) Node.js
5 3 (6.00%) TeamSite
6 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
6 2 (4.00%) WordPress
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) RFID
2 1 (2.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) Pentaho
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Subversion
2 6 (12.00%) Maven
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) FxCop
5 1 (2.00%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (14.00%) Publishing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.00%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Report Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Designer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (36.00%) jQuery
3 17 (34.00%) CSS3
3 17 (34.00%) XML
4 16 (32.00%) HTML5
5 11 (22.00%) .NET
5 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (18.00%) RESTful
7 8 (16.00%) JSON
7 8 (16.00%) Spring
7 8 (16.00%) SOAP
8 7 (14.00%) EJB
8 7 (14.00%) Ajax
8 7 (14.00%) XSLT
8 7 (14.00%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.00%) REST
9 6 (12.00%) Web Services
10 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.00%) W3C
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Kinect
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) MVC
3 9 (18.00%) Workflow
4 7 (14.00%) ETL
4 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.00%) Process Management
5 6 (12.00%) TDD
5 6 (12.00%) OO
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.00%) Analytics
6 5 (10.00%) Business Analytics
6 5 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (8.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.00%) MVVM
8 3 (6.00%) User Stories
8 3 (6.00%) Web Design
8 3 (6.00%) Content Management
9 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) PHP
6 4 (8.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Telerik
3 3 (6.00%) Interwoven
3 3 (6.00%) Sencha
4 2 (4.00%) Facebook
4 2 (4.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
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