The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Reading 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 28 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Contract jobs citing CSS 46 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.11% 5.50% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.00% 21.03% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £296 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 252 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.20% 26.14% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 70
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
CSS
Berkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 98 (93.33%) HTML
1 98 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 58 (55.24%) jQuery
3 48 (45.71%) HTML5
4 35 (33.33%) CSS3
5 32 (30.48%) .NET
6 24 (22.86%) Web Development
7 23 (21.90%) XML
8 22 (20.95%) Ajax
9 21 (20.00%) C#
9 21 (20.00%) JSON
10 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 19 (18.10%) MVC
12 18 (17.14%) Windows
13 17 (16.19%) XHTML
14 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.38%) Java
16 13 (12.38%) PHP
17 12 (11.43%) CMS
17 12 (11.43%) Sencha
17 12 (11.43%) Sencha Touch
18 11 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (10.48%) .NET Framework
18 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
19 10 (9.52%) Photoshop
19 10 (9.52%) IIS
19 10 (9.52%) Finance
19 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
19 10 (9.52%) Twitter

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (11.43%) CMS
2 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.52%) IIS
4 7 (6.67%) Node.js
5 6 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) Drupal
7 1 (0.95%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
7 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.86%) MS Office
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.95%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Internet
2 7 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 5 (4.76%) HTTP
4 4 (3.81%) FTP
5 3 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) MySQL
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) DB2
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Subversion
2 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.71%) Firebug
4 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.81%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (3.81%) Grunt
6 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 2 (1.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.95%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.95%) Xcode
8 1 (0.95%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Publishing
3 6 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Games
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 22 (20.95%) Web Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (10.48%) UI Developer
6 10 (9.52%) UI Programmer
7 8 (7.62%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.67%) User Experience Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Mobile Web Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (93.33%) HTML
2 58 (55.24%) jQuery
3 48 (45.71%) HTML5
4 35 (33.33%) CSS3
5 32 (30.48%) .NET
6 23 (21.90%) XML
7 22 (20.95%) Ajax
8 21 (20.00%) JSON
9 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 17 (16.19%) XHTML
11 12 (11.43%) Sencha Touch
12 11 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (10.48%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
14 8 (7.62%) Spring
14 8 (7.62%) Dojo
14 8 (7.62%) YUI
15 7 (6.67%) Web Services
15 7 (6.67%) DOM
15 7 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Digital Media
1 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.67%) Open Source
3 5 (4.76%) W3C
3 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.81%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.86%) Wiki
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) SCORM
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Social Media
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) Android
4 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Web Development
2 19 (18.10%) MVC
3 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.57%) OO
5 8 (7.62%) Unit Testing
5 8 (7.62%) Web Application Development
6 7 (6.67%) Android Development
6 7 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 7 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (6.67%) Content Management
6 7 (6.67%) SEO
6 7 (6.67%) Project Management
7 6 (5.71%) Validation
7 6 (5.71%) Scrum
7 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.71%) TDD
8 5 (4.76%) Web Analytics
8 5 (4.76%) Analytics
8 5 (4.76%) Time Management
9 4 (3.81%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 98 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (20.00%) C#
3 13 (12.38%) Java
3 13 (12.38%) PHP
4 6 (5.71%) Python
5 5 (4.76%) SQL
6 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.95%) VBA
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.95%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.95%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.95%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) MCSE
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.90%) MCPD
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Sencha
3 10 (9.52%) Twitter
4 8 (7.62%) Yahoo!
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.86%) Omniture
6 2 (1.90%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) Adobe
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.95%) JBoss
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Zend
7 1 (0.95%) Akamai
7 1 (0.95%) Appcelerator
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