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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 20 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Contract jobs citing CSS 47 80 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.75% 7.36% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.49% 26.67% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 61 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.89%
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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
171 300 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.93% 27.60% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 178 73
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.28% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 84 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 82 (91.11%) HTML
3 46 (51.11%) HTML5
4 33 (36.67%) .NET
5 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (35.56%) CSS3
6 30 (33.33%) jQuery
7 24 (26.67%) MVC
8 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET
9 21 (23.33%) Windows
9 21 (23.33%) C#
10 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
10 17 (18.89%) PHP
11 16 (17.78%) Web Development
12 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.44%) Internet
14 12 (13.33%) XML
14 12 (13.33%) OO
14 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
14 12 (13.33%) Sass
15 11 (12.22%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (12.22%) XHTML
15 11 (12.22%) Ajax
16 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
16 10 (11.11%) MySQL
16 10 (11.11%) IIS
16 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (11.11%) JSON
17 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 8 (8.89%) CMS
3 6 (6.67%) Node.js
4 5 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.22%) Apache
6 2 (2.22%) Drupal
6 2 (2.22%) WordPress
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) InfoPath
1 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) Internet
2 7 (7.78%) HTTP
2 7 (7.78%) HTTPS
3 6 (6.67%) FTP
4 3 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) SSH
5 2 (2.22%) SMTP
6 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) DB2
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) Grunt
3 6 (6.67%) Subversion
4 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.11%) Selenium
6 1 (1.11%) Moq
6 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.11%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Bower
6 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (83.33%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (12.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Programmer
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.44%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (91.11%) HTML
2 46 (51.11%) HTML5
3 33 (36.67%) .NET
4 32 (35.56%) CSS3
5 30 (33.33%) jQuery
6 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET
7 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
8 12 (13.33%) XML
8 12 (13.33%) Sass
9 11 (12.22%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (12.22%) XHTML
9 11 (12.22%) Ajax
10 10 (11.11%) JSON
11 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (10.00%) Backbone.js
12 8 (8.89%) Web Services
13 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (7.78%) XSLT
14 5 (5.56%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) User Experience
1 8 (8.89%) Open Source
2 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.44%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) W3C
6 1 (1.11%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Debian
4 2 (2.22%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.22%) Android
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.67%) MVC
3 16 (17.78%) Web Development
4 12 (13.33%) OO
5 7 (7.78%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (7.78%) Project Management
5 7 (7.78%) SEO
6 6 (6.67%) Workflow
6 6 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.56%) Analytics
7 5 (5.56%) TDD
7 5 (5.56%) Web Analytics
7 5 (5.56%) Migration
7 5 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (4.44%) OOP
8 4 (4.44%) OOD
9 3 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.33%) BDD
9 3 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 84 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (23.33%) C#
3 17 (18.89%) PHP
4 8 (8.89%) Java
5 5 (5.56%) Python
5 5 (5.56%) SQL
6 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.22%) C++
7 2 (2.22%) PHP5
8 1 (1.11%) XPath
8 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.11%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) MCPD
2 2 (2.22%) MCSE
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Zend
3 5 (5.56%) Sencha
3 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.33%) Omniture
5 1 (1.11%) Akamai
5 1 (1.11%) Twitter
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.11%) Alterian
5 1 (1.11%) Google
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hudson - London
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago