The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 30 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.17% 5.61% 12.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.39% 24.56% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £245 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 - £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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 114 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.31% 22.85% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 63 81
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.30 £190.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.52% +533.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
CSS
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CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Oxfordshire region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Oxfordshire region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 11 £350 +42.85% 10
Abingdon 0 3 £400 +42.85% 3
Banbury - 2 - -
Henley-on-Thames -1 1 £300 +81.81% 2
Bicester - - - - 2
Faringdon - - - -
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - - 3
Eynsham - - - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 70 (95.89%) HTML
2 52 (71.23%) JavaScript
3 42 (57.53%) jQuery
4 34 (46.58%) MVC
5 30 (41.10%) .NET
5 30 (41.10%) C#
6 21 (28.77%) PHP
7 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
7 20 (27.40%) XML
8 18 (24.66%) HTML5
9 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
9 17 (23.29%) Ajax
10 16 (21.92%) Web Development
11 15 (20.55%) Scrum
12 14 (19.18%) TDD
12 14 (19.18%) JSON
13 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
13 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
13 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (17.81%) CSS3
13 13 (17.81%) MySQL
13 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
14 12 (16.44%) SQL
14 12 (16.44%) Java
14 12 (16.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (13.70%) NUnit
15 10 (13.70%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (13.70%) WordPress
16 9 (12.33%) NHibernate
16 9 (12.33%) MSTest

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (13.70%) WordPress
2 8 (10.96%) CMS
3 6 (8.22%) Drupal
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.74%) Escenic
6 2 (2.74%) Site Server
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.74%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.74%) Apache
6 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.37%) nginx
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
7 1 (1.37%) Node.js
7 1 (1.37%) concrete5
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
1 4 (5.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.74%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.74%) Magento
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Heroku
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
1 1 (1.37%) RFID
1 1 (1.37%) SSH
1 1 (1.37%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) MySQL
3 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.22%) Couchbase
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.74%) Big Data
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) NUnit
2 9 (12.33%) Subversion
2 9 (12.33%) MSTest
3 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.74%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.37%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) RSpec
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
1 6 (8.22%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Electronics
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (83.56%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.81%) PHP Developer
4 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (9.59%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Designer
8 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) UI Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) UI Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) User Experience Designer
10 3 (4.11%) User Experience Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (95.89%) HTML
2 42 (57.53%) jQuery
3 30 (41.10%) .NET
4 20 (27.40%) XML
5 18 (24.66%) HTML5
6 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
6 17 (23.29%) Ajax
7 14 (19.18%) JSON
8 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
8 13 (17.81%) CSS3
8 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (13.70%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (12.33%) NHibernate
12 7 (9.59%) WCF
12 7 (9.59%) LAMP
12 7 (9.59%) LINQ
13 5 (6.85%) REST
13 5 (6.85%) Web Services
13 5 (6.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.74%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) SCORM
4 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.37%) Animation
4 1 (1.37%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Open Source
4 1 (1.37%) Kinect
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) UNIX
3 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) MVC
2 16 (21.92%) Web Development
3 15 (20.55%) Scrum
4 14 (19.18%) TDD
5 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
5 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.96%) Web Design
7 7 (9.59%) Migration
8 4 (5.48%) OO
8 4 (5.48%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.48%) User Experience Design
8 4 (5.48%) Analytics
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.11%) Web Usability
9 3 (4.11%) OOP
9 3 (4.11%) OOD
10 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.74%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.74%) RUP
10 2 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (71.23%) JavaScript
2 30 (41.10%) C#
3 21 (28.77%) PHP
4 12 (16.44%) SQL
4 12 (16.44%) Java
5 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.74%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe
2 4 (5.48%) Google
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) Telerik
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Zend
5 1 (1.37%) Facebook
5 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
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