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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing CSS 45 36 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.86% 7.88% 10.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.83% 37.89% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 48
Average daily rate £310 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £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
133 95 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.18% 20.79% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 130
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 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +6.74%
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 24 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 24 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 +17 21 £300 +9.09% 11
Witney - 3 £300 - 6
Faringdon - 2 - -
Abingdon -1 1 - - 2
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 £125 -24.24% 2
Bicester - 1 - - 3
Burford - - - - 1
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - - 4
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 85 (97.70%) HTML
2 74 (85.06%) JavaScript
3 46 (52.87%) jQuery
4 30 (34.48%) HTML5
5 28 (32.18%) C#
5 28 (32.18%) .NET
5 28 (32.18%) Ajax
6 25 (28.74%) XML
7 24 (27.59%) PHP
7 24 (27.59%) CSS3
8 22 (25.29%) MVC
8 22 (25.29%) JSON
9 21 (24.14%) Java
10 20 (22.99%) Web Development
11 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.54%) J2EE
12 17 (19.54%) MySQL
13 16 (18.39%) TDD
14 15 (17.24%) Scrum
14 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
15 14 (16.09%) Adobe
15 14 (16.09%) LAMP
15 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (14.94%) Photoshop
17 12 (13.79%) Finance
17 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (13.79%) Adobe CQ
18 11 (12.64%) Drupal
18 11 (12.64%) Subversion
19 10 (11.49%) Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 12 (13.79%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (12.64%) Drupal
3 9 (10.34%) WordPress
4 8 (9.20%) CMS
5 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.75%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.75%) Escenic
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) Site Server
8 1 (1.15%) Apache
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.15%) nginx
8 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (8.05%) Fireworks
4 3 (3.45%) InDesign
4 3 (3.45%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.30%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.30%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.75%) Big Data
4 5 (5.75%) Couchbase
4 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Subversion
2 9 (10.34%) NUnit
2 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.20%) MSTest
4 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.30%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.15%) QUnit
6 1 (1.15%) JIRA
6 1 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (80.46%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (11.49%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Drupal Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Designer
6 9 (10.34%) PHP Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) WordPress Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Programmer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Java Programmer
10 5 (5.75%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (97.70%) HTML
2 46 (52.87%) jQuery
3 30 (34.48%) HTML5
4 28 (32.18%) Ajax
4 28 (32.18%) .NET
5 25 (28.74%) XML
6 24 (27.59%) CSS3
7 22 (25.29%) JSON
8 17 (19.54%) J2EE
9 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 14 (16.09%) LAMP
10 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (10.34%) NHibernate
11 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
11 9 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (9.20%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (9.20%) JSP
13 7 (8.05%) OSGi
14 5 (5.75%) Struts
14 5 (5.75%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Social Network
2 3 (3.45%) W3C
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) DTV
4 1 (1.15%) Wiki
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Android
1 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) MVC
2 20 (22.99%) Web Development
3 16 (18.39%) TDD
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.49%) Web Design
6 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.20%) Migration
7 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.05%) BDD
9 6 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.90%) OOD
9 6 (6.90%) OOP
10 5 (5.75%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.75%) UML
10 5 (5.75%) RUP
10 5 (5.75%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.75%) Use Case
10 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.60%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 74 (85.06%) JavaScript
2 28 (32.18%) C#
3 24 (27.59%) PHP
4 21 (24.14%) Java
5 9 (10.34%) SQL
6 5 (5.75%) VBA
6 5 (5.75%) Scala
7 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.15%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Adobe
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) JBoss
4 4 (4.60%) Telerik
5 3 (3.45%) Google
5 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Facebook
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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