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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.43% 10.81% 7.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.76% 30.18% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £316 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +9.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
170 169 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.57% 35.81% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 109 64
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -4 15 £288 -11.53% 14
Abingdon -4 2 £400 +42.85% 2
Wallingford - 2 £313 -
Witney - - - -
Thame - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Burford - - - -
Faringdon - - - - 2
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 2
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (94.52%) HTML
2 57 (78.08%) JavaScript
3 40 (54.79%) jQuery
4 24 (32.88%) MVC
5 23 (31.51%) .NET
6 22 (30.14%) C#
7 21 (28.77%) HTML5
8 20 (27.40%) XML
9 18 (24.66%) PHP
10 16 (21.92%) MySQL
10 16 (21.92%) CSS3
11 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (19.18%) SQL
12 14 (19.18%) Ajax
13 13 (17.81%) Java
14 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
14 11 (15.07%) Subversion
14 11 (15.07%) Web Development
15 9 (12.33%) Scrum
15 9 (12.33%) XSLT
15 9 (12.33%) Linux
15 9 (12.33%) XHTML
16 8 (10.96%) CMS
16 8 (10.96%) TDD
16 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
16 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (9.59%) WCF
17 7 (9.59%) Apache
17 7 (9.59%) OO

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (10.96%) CMS
2 7 (9.59%) Apache
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Drupal
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.74%) Site Server
5 2 (2.74%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.74%) Escenic
5 2 (2.74%) Node.js
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.74%) WordPress
5 2 (2.74%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.37%) concrete5
6 1 (1.37%) TeamSite
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.74%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.74%) Magento
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.74%) Heroku
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) SSH
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) NFC
2 1 (1.37%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) MySQL
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.85%) Couchbase
4 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.74%) Big Data
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Subversion
2 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.74%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.74%) RSpec
5 2 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.74%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.37%) MSTest
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) PHP Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Web Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Designer
5 6 (8.22%) Programmer
6 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) User Experience Designer
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.11%) UI Programmer
8 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (94.52%) HTML
2 40 (54.79%) jQuery
3 23 (31.51%) .NET
4 21 (28.77%) HTML5
5 20 (27.40%) XML
6 16 (21.92%) CSS3
7 14 (19.18%) Ajax
8 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
9 9 (12.33%) XSLT
9 9 (12.33%) XHTML
10 7 (9.59%) WCF
11 6 (8.22%) Web Services
11 6 (8.22%) LAMP
11 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.22%) REST
11 6 (8.22%) Backbone.js
11 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.22%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (6.85%) Symfony
12 5 (6.85%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
1 6 (8.22%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) DTV
4 2 (2.74%) Social Media
4 2 (2.74%) Social Network
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) Animation
5 1 (1.37%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Kinect
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) MVC
2 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.07%) Web Development
4 9 (12.33%) Scrum
5 8 (10.96%) TDD
6 7 (9.59%) OO
7 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.22%) Migration
7 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.85%) Web Design
8 5 (6.85%) Content Management
9 4 (5.48%) OOP
9 4 (5.48%) User Experience Design
9 4 (5.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.11%) OO PHP
10 3 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.11%) BDD
10 3 (4.11%) Web Usability
10 3 (4.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (78.08%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.14%) C#
3 18 (24.66%) PHP
4 14 (19.18%) SQL
5 13 (17.81%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) Python
7 5 (6.85%) Ruby
8 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.11%) Perl
10 2 (2.74%) C++
10 2 (2.74%) Scala
11 1 (1.37%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Google
3 4 (5.48%) Facebook
3 4 (5.48%) Telerik
4 3 (4.11%) Twitter
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe
6 1 (1.37%) Zend
6 1 (1.37%) Sencha
6 1 (1.37%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
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