The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.61% 5.80% 10.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.53% 23.53% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 16
Average daily rate
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£356 £245 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 51 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.83% 24.64% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 43
Average daily rate £305 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
CSS
Oxfordshire

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 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 28 July 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 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 18 (54.55%) jQuery
3 14 (42.42%) .NET
3 14 (42.42%) C#
4 13 (39.39%) PHP
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 12 (36.36%) XML
5 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (30.30%) JSON
7 10 (30.30%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) Ajax
8 9 (27.27%) WordPress
9 8 (24.24%) MSTest
9 8 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (24.24%) NHibernate
9 8 (24.24%) Web Development
9 8 (24.24%) NUnit
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) Web Design
11 6 (18.18%) MySQL
12 5 (15.15%) Java
12 5 (15.15%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (27.27%) WordPress
2 4 (12.12%) Drupal
3 3 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) RFID
1 1 (3.03%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) NUnit
1 8 (24.24%) MSTest
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) PHP Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
5 7 (21.21%) WordPress Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Scala Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) jQuery
3 14 (42.42%) .NET
4 12 (36.36%) XML
4 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (30.30%) JSON
7 9 (27.27%) Ajax
8 8 (24.24%) NHibernate
8 8 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (15.15%) REST
10 4 (12.12%) WCF
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 3 (9.09%) Spring
11 3 (9.09%) XSLT
11 3 (9.09%) OOXML
11 3 (9.09%) Kendo UI
11 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) Web Development
6 7 (21.21%) Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) OO
8 1 (3.03%) OOP
8 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Web Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) Pay per click
8 1 (3.03%) Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Android Development
8 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) PHP
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Telerik
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Zend
3 1 (3.03%) Facebook