The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 84 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.67% 6.83% 9.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.78% 26.19% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 21 26
Average daily rate £360 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
CSS
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
206 168 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.43% 26.09% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 116 69
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -45.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 42 £400 +23.07% 15
Faringdon - 4 £325 -
Abingdon 0 2 £319 - 1
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 143 (98.62%) HTML
2 119 (82.07%) JavaScript
3 63 (43.45%) PHP
4 55 (37.93%) HTML5
5 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (28.28%) jQuery
6 41 (28.28%) AngularJS
7 38 (26.21%) TDD
8 36 (24.83%) CSS3
9 32 (22.07%) Front End Development
10 29 (20.00%) MySQL
10 29 (20.00%) XML
11 28 (19.31%) MVC
12 27 (18.62%) Java
13 25 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (16.55%) OO
14 24 (16.55%) Git (software)
15 22 (15.17%) Node.js
15 22 (15.17%) E-Commerce
15 22 (15.17%) Sass
16 21 (14.48%) .NET
17 20 (13.79%) Linux
17 20 (13.79%) NoSQL
17 20 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (13.10%) Web Development
18 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET
19 18 (12.41%) C#
19 18 (12.41%) Ajax
20 17 (11.72%) Symfony
20 17 (11.72%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (15.17%) Node.js
2 15 (10.34%) Apache
3 14 (9.66%) IIS
4 13 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.52%) Apache Solr
6 5 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.07%) Drupal
8 2 (1.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) JBoss
9 1 (0.69%) Moodle
9 1 (0.69%) Plone
9 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.66%) Google Analytics
3 9 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.52%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (5.52%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (2.07%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) Intranet
2 2 (1.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) Junos
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.00%) MySQL
2 20 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.28%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.45%) OLAP
6 5 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.72%) Subversion
3 7 (4.83%) Grunt
4 6 (4.14%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (4.14%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (3.45%) Mocha
5 5 (3.45%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.76%) Bower
7 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.07%) gulp
7 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.07%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.69%) JIRA
9 1 (0.69%) MSTest
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.69%) RSpec
General
1 14 (9.66%) Publishing
2 7 (4.83%) Marketing
3 6 (4.14%) Finance
4 4 (2.76%) Billing
4 4 (2.76%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 132 (91.03%) Developer
2 36 (24.83%) JavaScript Developer
2 36 (24.83%) PHP Developer
3 35 (24.14%) Web Developer
4 22 (15.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (14.48%) HTML Developer
6 18 (12.41%) Angular Developer
7 17 (11.72%) HTML CSS Developer
8 13 (8.97%) .NET Developer
8 13 (8.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (8.28%) PHP Web Developer
10 10 (6.90%) Magento Developer
10 10 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
10 10 (6.90%) PHP Magento Developer
11 9 (6.21%) Agile Developer
12 8 (5.52%) Java Developer
13 7 (4.83%) Designer
13 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce Developer
13 7 (4.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (4.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (98.62%) HTML
2 55 (37.93%) HTML5
3 41 (28.28%) AngularJS
3 41 (28.28%) jQuery
4 36 (24.83%) CSS3
5 29 (20.00%) XML
6 25 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (15.17%) Sass
8 21 (14.48%) .NET
9 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET
10 18 (12.41%) Ajax
11 17 (11.72%) Symfony
12 14 (9.66%) REST
13 13 (8.97%) React
13 13 (8.97%) RESTful
13 13 (8.97%) Spring
14 11 (7.59%) Backbone.js
14 11 (7.59%) Web Services
15 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (6.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) User Experience
2 10 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.07%) Animation
6 2 (1.38%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.38%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Fintech
7 1 (0.69%) Social Network
7 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.79%) Linux
2 13 (8.97%) Windows
3 10 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.21%) TDD
3 32 (22.07%) Front End Development
4 28 (19.31%) MVC
5 24 (16.55%) OO
6 22 (15.17%) E-Commerce
7 20 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (13.10%) Web Development
9 16 (11.03%) BDD
10 15 (10.34%) Scrum
10 15 (10.34%) SEO
11 14 (9.66%) Analytics
12 12 (8.28%) Unit Testing
13 11 (7.59%) Kanban
14 10 (6.90%) ERP
15 9 (6.21%) Open Source
15 9 (6.21%) Web Application Development
16 8 (5.52%) Tag Management
17 7 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 7 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 119 (82.07%) JavaScript
2 63 (43.45%) PHP
3 27 (18.62%) Java
4 18 (12.41%) C#
5 13 (8.97%) SQL
6 6 (4.14%) Ruby
7 5 (3.45%) Python
7 5 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.76%) ES6
8 4 (2.76%) PHP 5
8 4 (2.76%) Scala
9 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.69%) PHP 4
10 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.69%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.69%) CCNA
3 1 (0.69%) CCNP
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.69%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.07%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) Google
2 13 (8.97%) Adobe
3 9 (6.21%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle
5 6 (4.14%) IBM
5 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.14%) SAP
6 5 (3.45%) VMware
7 4 (2.76%) WorldPay
8 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.38%) Zend
10 1 (0.69%) 3Com
10 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.69%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.69%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.69%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.69%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
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