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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 48 34 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.81% 7.39% 11.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.57% 35.79% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 50
Average daily rate £303 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
143 95 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.24% 20.65% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 129
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +16 22 £290 +28.88% 26
Faringdon - 3 - - 1
Witney - 3 £300 - 8
Henley-on-Thames -1 1 £125 -24.24% 1
Abingdon -1 1 - - 3
Bicester - 1 - - 3
Burford - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Wantage - - - - 1
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 95 (97.94%) HTML
2 84 (86.60%) JavaScript
3 54 (55.67%) jQuery
4 40 (41.24%) HTML5
5 34 (35.05%) CSS3
6 32 (32.99%) PHP
7 29 (29.90%) .NET
7 29 (29.90%) Ajax
8 28 (28.87%) C#
9 25 (25.77%) MySQL
9 25 (25.77%) XML
10 23 (23.71%) JSON
11 22 (22.68%) Java
11 22 (22.68%) MVC
12 21 (21.65%) Web Development
13 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
14 18 (18.56%) J2EE
15 17 (17.53%) Adobe
16 16 (16.49%) TDD
17 15 (15.46%) Scrum
17 15 (15.46%) Photoshop
17 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET
18 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (14.43%) LAMP
19 13 (13.40%) Adobe CQ
20 12 (12.37%) Finance
20 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (12.37%) Subversion
21 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
21 11 (11.34%) Drupal

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (13.40%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (11.34%) Drupal
3 9 (9.28%) WordPress
4 8 (8.25%) CMS
5 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.15%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.15%) Escenic
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.03%) Site Server
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.03%) nginx
7 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (9.28%) Fireworks
4 3 (3.09%) Acrobat
4 3 (3.09%) InDesign
5 2 (2.06%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) MySQL
2 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.15%) Big Data
4 5 (5.15%) Couchbase
4 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Subversion
2 9 (9.28%) NUnit
2 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.25%) MSTest
4 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.06%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) QUnit
6 1 (1.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Advertising
3 3 (3.09%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 2 (2.06%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (80.41%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Web Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (13.40%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (12.37%) PHP Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Designer
7 11 (11.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Drupal Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.22%) WordPress Developer
11 6 (6.19%) Programmer
11 6 (6.19%) Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Senior Programmer
12 5 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Developer Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (97.94%) HTML
2 54 (55.67%) jQuery
3 40 (41.24%) HTML5
4 34 (35.05%) CSS3
5 29 (29.90%) Ajax
5 29 (29.90%) .NET
6 25 (25.77%) XML
7 23 (23.71%) JSON
8 18 (18.56%) J2EE
9 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET
10 14 (14.43%) LAMP
10 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (9.28%) NHibernate
11 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
11 9 (9.28%) JSP
11 9 (9.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (8.25%) OSGi
12 8 (8.25%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (5.15%) Struts
13 5 (5.15%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Social Network
2 4 (4.12%) W3C
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
4 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) DTV
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Android
1 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) MVC
2 21 (21.65%) Web Development
3 16 (16.49%) TDD
4 15 (15.46%) Scrum
5 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.31%) Web Design
8 8 (8.25%) Migration
8 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.22%) BDD
9 7 (7.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (7.22%) OOD
9 7 (7.22%) OOP
10 5 (5.15%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.15%) UML
10 5 (5.15%) RUP
10 5 (5.15%) Web Application Development
10 5 (5.15%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.15%) Use Case
10 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 84 (86.60%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.99%) PHP
3 28 (28.87%) C#
4 22 (22.68%) Java
5 9 (9.28%) SQL
6 5 (5.15%) VBA
6 5 (5.15%) Scala
7 3 (3.09%) Python
8 2 (2.06%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.06%) PHP5
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Adobe
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle
3 5 (5.15%) JBoss
4 4 (4.12%) Telerik
5 3 (3.09%) Google
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.06%) Facebook
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) SAP
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £10 - 13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £26,527 to £31,644 per annum (PR) Fixed term until 31.7.2015
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 days ago