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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 41 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.45% 4.93% 6.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.03% 19.30% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £370 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
128 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.75% 25.56% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 34 40
Average daily rate £400 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 71 (100.00%) HTML
2 54 (76.06%) JavaScript
3 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (46.48%) HTML5
4 30 (42.25%) jQuery
5 27 (38.03%) AngularJS
5 27 (38.03%) XML
6 25 (35.21%) PHP
7 24 (33.80%) Web Development
8 23 (32.39%) TDD
8 23 (32.39%) MySQL
8 23 (32.39%) CSS3
9 22 (30.99%) SQL
10 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
11 19 (26.76%) JSON
11 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
11 19 (26.76%) OO
12 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (25.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (23.94%) Java
14 15 (21.13%) .NET
15 14 (19.72%) Oracle
15 14 (19.72%) SDLC
15 14 (19.72%) RESTful
16 13 (18.31%) Tomcat
17 12 (16.90%) C#
17 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
17 12 (16.90%) Ajax
18 11 (15.49%) Web Services
18 11 (15.49%) OOP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (18.31%) Tomcat
2 11 (15.49%) Drupal
3 9 (12.68%) JBoss
3 9 (12.68%) Node.js
4 8 (11.27%) Confluence
5 7 (9.86%) CMS
6 5 (7.04%) Apache
7 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.82%) IIS
8 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.41%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) MySQL
2 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) OLAP
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.82%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Redis
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.27%) JIRA
4 5 (7.04%) Subversion
5 2 (2.82%) Grunt
5 2 (2.82%) Bower
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
1 7 (9.86%) Publishing
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (94.37%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Web Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (14.08%) PHP Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (7.04%) C# Programmer
8 5 (7.04%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Web Applications Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Programmer
8 5 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (46.48%) HTML5
3 30 (42.25%) jQuery
4 27 (38.03%) XML
4 27 (38.03%) AngularJS
5 23 (32.39%) CSS3
6 19 (26.76%) JSON
7 18 (25.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (21.13%) .NET
9 14 (19.72%) RESTful
10 12 (16.90%) Ajax
10 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
11 11 (15.49%) Web Services
12 10 (14.08%) XSLT
13 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
14 8 (11.27%) Sass
14 8 (11.27%) JDBC
14 8 (11.27%) Java EE
15 7 (9.86%) WPF
15 7 (9.86%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) User Experience
2 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.41%) DTV
3 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) CentOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.80%) Web Development
3 23 (32.39%) TDD
4 19 (26.76%) OO
5 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (19.72%) SDLC
7 11 (15.49%) BDD
7 11 (15.49%) OOP
8 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.27%) MVC
9 8 (11.27%) Computer Security
10 7 (9.86%) Scrum
11 6 (8.45%) Validation
11 6 (8.45%) ERP
11 6 (8.45%) Kanban
11 6 (8.45%) OWASP
11 6 (8.45%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Pair Programming
12 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.04%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) JavaScript
2 25 (35.21%) PHP
3 22 (30.99%) SQL
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 12 (16.90%) C#
6 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) PHP5
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.82%) Scala
8 2 (2.82%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) Progress
3 6 (8.45%) WorldPay
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) Adobe
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
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