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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 43 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.55% 10.17% 8.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.57% 36.52% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 23
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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
175 115 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.68% 27.85% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 65 91
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +92.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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 -14 22 £338 +12.50% 24
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - - 8
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 115 (98.29%) HTML
2 81 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 45 (38.46%) HTML5
4 44 (37.61%) CSS3
5 33 (28.21%) jQuery
5 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (23.08%) PHP
7 25 (21.37%) Java
7 25 (21.37%) MySQL
7 25 (21.37%) XML
8 23 (19.66%) Apache
9 22 (18.80%) .NET
10 21 (17.95%) C#
10 21 (17.95%) CMS
11 20 (17.09%) Scrum
11 20 (17.09%) Ajax
11 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
12 17 (14.53%) SQL
13 16 (13.68%) OO
13 16 (13.68%) Web Design
13 16 (13.68%) TDD
14 15 (12.82%) Photoshop
14 15 (12.82%) Web Development
15 14 (11.97%) JSON
15 14 (11.97%) Alfresco
15 14 (11.97%) RESTful
15 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
15 14 (11.97%) EJB
15 14 (11.97%) Workflow
16 13 (11.11%) MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 23 (19.66%) Apache
2 21 (17.95%) CMS
3 14 (11.97%) Alfresco
4 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.84%) Node.js
6 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.27%) Umbraco
7 5 (4.27%) Drupal
8 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.42%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (3.42%) Liferay
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.56%) TeamSite
10 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.71%) WordPress
10 2 (1.71%) IIS
11 1 (0.85%) JBoss
11 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Photoshop
2 11 (9.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.13%) InDesign
4 5 (4.27%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Magento
1 4 (3.42%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Heroku
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Network Security
2 2 (1.71%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
2 2 (1.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) MySQL
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.55%) Pentaho
3 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.27%) Big Data
7 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.55%) Maven
3 5 (4.27%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) Subversion
5 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.85%) RSpec
7 1 (0.85%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.85%) FxCop
7 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.85%) Sublime Text
General
1 12 (10.26%) Publishing
2 4 (3.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Marketing
3 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (76.92%) Developer
2 17 (14.53%) Front-End Developer
2 17 (14.53%) Web Developer
3 14 (11.97%) PHP Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Designer
5 11 (9.40%) Web Designer
6 10 (8.55%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Junior Designer
8 6 (5.13%) Junior Graphic Designer
8 6 (5.13%) Front-End Web Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Junior
8 6 (5.13%) Junior Web Designer
8 6 (5.13%) Graphic Designer
9 5 (4.27%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Data Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (98.29%) HTML
2 45 (38.46%) HTML5
3 44 (37.61%) CSS3
4 33 (28.21%) jQuery
5 25 (21.37%) XML
6 22 (18.80%) .NET
7 20 (17.09%) Ajax
8 14 (11.97%) JSON
8 14 (11.97%) RESTful
8 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
8 14 (11.97%) EJB
9 13 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 13 (11.11%) Spring
9 13 (11.11%) Backbone.js
10 12 (10.26%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.26%) EJB 3.0
11 11 (9.40%) SOAP
12 10 (8.55%) Java EE
12 10 (8.55%) XHTML
13 9 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Data Integration
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) User Experience
3 4 (3.42%) W3C
4 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Social Media
5 2 (1.71%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.71%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.71%) Social Network
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.09%) Scrum
3 16 (13.68%) OO
3 16 (13.68%) Web Design
3 16 (13.68%) TDD
4 15 (12.82%) Web Development
5 14 (11.97%) Workflow
6 13 (11.11%) MVC
6 13 (11.11%) Analytics
7 11 (9.40%) Process Management
7 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.69%) ETL
10 8 (6.84%) Business Analytics
10 8 (6.84%) User Stories
10 8 (6.84%) BDD
10 8 (6.84%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 27 (23.08%) PHP
3 25 (21.37%) Java
4 21 (17.95%) C#
5 17 (14.53%) SQL
6 7 (5.98%) C++
7 6 (5.13%) Python
8 5 (4.27%) Scala
9 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.42%) Ruby
10 3 (2.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Oracle
2 11 (9.40%) Apple
2 11 (9.40%) Adobe
3 9 (7.69%) Twitter
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.56%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.56%) Sencha
6 3 (2.56%) Facebook
7 1 (0.85%) Telerik
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) Zend
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