The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 75 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.61% 6.74% 6.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.47% 27.83% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 37
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
CSS
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
231 212 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.45% 24.20% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 129 140
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Reading region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Reading region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

1 105 (86.07%) HTML
2 99 (81.15%) JavaScript
3 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (32.79%) jQuery
5 34 (27.87%) Python
6 33 (27.05%) HTML5
7 30 (24.59%) Linux
8 29 (23.77%) TDD
9 27 (22.13%) PHP
10 25 (20.49%) Django
11 24 (19.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (19.67%) .NET
11 24 (19.67%) MySQL
11 24 (19.67%) User Experience
12 23 (18.85%) Sass
13 22 (18.03%) AngularJS
14 21 (17.21%) C#
14 21 (17.21%) OOP
14 21 (17.21%) MVC
15 19 (15.57%) CSS3
15 19 (15.57%) SQL
16 18 (14.75%) REST
16 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
17 16 (13.11%) Node.js
17 16 (13.11%) XML
18 15 (12.30%) Scrum
19 14 (11.48%) Software Testing
19 14 (11.48%) Java
20 13 (10.66%) Git (software)
20 13 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (13.11%) Node.js
2 9 (7.38%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) IIS
4 3 (2.46%) Drupal
5 2 (1.64%) CMS
5 2 (1.64%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.82%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Magento
2 2 (1.64%) Shopify
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) GitHub
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) HTTP
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) FTP
4 1 (0.82%) IPsec
4 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.82%) Skype
4 1 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) MySQL
2 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.92%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.64%) Big Data
7 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.64%) Datazen
7 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.64%) QlikView
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.92%) gulp
5 5 (4.10%) RSpec
5 5 (4.10%) Subversion
5 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.28%) Axure RP
6 4 (3.28%) Maven
6 4 (3.28%) Selenium
7 3 (2.46%) JIRA
8 2 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.82%) Mocha
9 1 (0.82%) Moq
9 1 (0.82%) MSTest
9 1 (0.82%) NUnit
9 1 (0.82%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (6.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.28%) Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (81.97%) Developer
2 27 (22.13%) Python Developer
3 20 (16.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (11.48%) HTML Developer
6 13 (10.66%) Web Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Angular Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.38%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.38%) PHP Developer
10 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.56%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.74%) SQL Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Designer
12 6 (4.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 5 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (4.10%) UX Designer
14 4 (3.28%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (86.07%) HTML
2 40 (32.79%) jQuery
3 33 (27.05%) HTML5
4 25 (20.49%) Django
5 24 (19.67%) .NET
6 23 (18.85%) Sass
7 22 (18.03%) AngularJS
8 19 (15.57%) CSS3
9 18 (14.75%) REST
10 16 (13.11%) XML
11 13 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (9.02%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (9.02%) Web Services
13 10 (8.20%) Ajax
13 10 (8.20%) Laravel
14 9 (7.38%) JSON
15 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (5.74%) SOAP
16 7 (5.74%) XSLT
17 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) User Experience
2 5 (4.10%) Animation
2 5 (4.10%) W3C
3 4 (3.28%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.82%) New Media
6 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) Windows
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.77%) TDD
3 24 (19.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (17.21%) MVC
4 21 (17.21%) OOP
5 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.30%) Scrum
7 14 (11.48%) Software Testing
8 13 (10.66%) Front End Development
9 12 (9.84%) OO
9 12 (9.84%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.74%) SDLC
12 6 (4.92%) Data Protection
13 5 (4.10%) Kanban
14 4 (3.28%) Open Source
14 4 (3.28%) Web Accessibility
14 4 (3.28%) Workflow
15 3 (2.46%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 99 (81.15%) JavaScript
2 34 (27.87%) Python
3 27 (22.13%) PHP
4 21 (17.21%) C#
5 19 (15.57%) SQL
6 14 (11.48%) Java
7 12 (9.84%) Ruby
8 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.46%) C++
9 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.46%) VB
9 3 (2.46%) VBScript
10 2 (1.64%) C
10 2 (1.64%) ES6
10 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.82%) R
11 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) MCSD
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Sony
3 4 (3.28%) ATG
3 4 (3.28%) hybris
3 4 (3.28%) Zend
4 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
4 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco
4 2 (1.64%) Clearswift
4 2 (1.64%) IBM
4 2 (1.64%) Intel Security
4 2 (1.64%) Juniper
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle
4 2 (1.64%) Remedy
4 2 (1.64%) Trustwave
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe
5 1 (0.82%) Facebook
5 1 (0.82%) SAP
5 1 (0.82%) Telerik
5 1 (0.82%) Twitter
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