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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 34 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.44% 8.38% 7.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.29% 26.80% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.80%
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
140 153 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.52% 31.29% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 70
Average daily rate £300 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 -4 9 £250 -28.57% 12
Abingdon -2 4 £400 +42.85% 1
Henley-on-Thames -1 1 £300 +87.50% 1
Banbury - 1 - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Burford - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Witney - - - - 1
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (94.20%) HTML
2 54 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 36 (52.17%) jQuery
4 25 (36.23%) MVC
5 22 (31.88%) PHP
5 22 (31.88%) .NET
5 22 (31.88%) C#
6 18 (26.09%) XML
6 18 (26.09%) HTML5
7 17 (24.64%) MySQL
8 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
9 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 13 (18.84%) Java
10 12 (17.39%) Subversion
10 12 (17.39%) CSS3
11 11 (15.94%) Ajax
11 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
12 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
13 8 (11.59%) XSLT
13 8 (11.59%) Linux
13 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
14 7 (10.14%) Web Development
14 7 (10.14%) WCF
14 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (10.14%) Web Services
14 7 (10.14%) XHTML
14 7 (10.14%) CMS
14 7 (10.14%) LAMP
14 7 (10.14%) Scrum
15 6 (8.70%) Migration

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (10.14%) CMS
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 6 (8.70%) WordPress
3 5 (7.25%) Drupal
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Escenic
6 2 (2.90%) Site Server
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.90%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.45%) Confluence
7 1 (1.45%) Node.js
7 1 (1.45%) concrete5
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
1 5 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.90%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.90%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.90%) Magento
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.90%) Heroku
2 2 (2.90%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) SSH
2 1 (1.45%) NFC
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) MySQL
2 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Couchbase
6 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.90%) Big Data
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Subversion
2 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.90%) Sublime Text
5 2 (2.90%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.90%) RSpec
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
6 1 (1.45%) MSTest
6 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (82.61%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.84%) PHP Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Programmer
7 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
8 4 (5.80%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (5.80%) User Experience Designer
8 4 (5.80%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (94.20%) HTML
2 36 (52.17%) jQuery
3 22 (31.88%) .NET
4 18 (26.09%) XML
4 18 (26.09%) HTML5
5 12 (17.39%) CSS3
6 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
6 11 (15.94%) Ajax
7 8 (11.59%) XSLT
8 7 (10.14%) XHTML
8 7 (10.14%) LAMP
8 7 (10.14%) WCF
8 7 (10.14%) Web Services
9 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.70%) REST
10 5 (7.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (7.25%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) DTV
3 2 (2.90%) Social Network
3 2 (2.90%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) Kinect
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) SCORM
4 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.45%) Animation
4 1 (1.45%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) MVC
2 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 7 (10.14%) Scrum
3 7 (10.14%) Web Development
4 6 (8.70%) TDD
4 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 6 (8.70%) Migration
5 5 (7.25%) Web Design
6 4 (5.80%) OO
6 4 (5.80%) User Experience Design
6 4 (5.80%) Content Management
6 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.80%) Analytics
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.35%) Web Usability
7 3 (4.35%) OOP
7 3 (4.35%) OOD
8 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.90%) UML
8 2 (2.90%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.88%) C#
2 22 (31.88%) PHP
3 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 13 (18.84%) Java
4 5 (7.25%) Ruby
5 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.80%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.90%) Scala
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Telerik
2 4 (5.80%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) Facebook
4 2 (2.90%) Twitter
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.45%) Zend
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