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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 38 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.47% 4.53% 6.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.27% 20.38% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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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
208 211 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.47% 22.23% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 111 85
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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.

1 106 (95.50%) HTML
2 84 (75.68%) JavaScript
3 47 (42.34%) jQuery
4 38 (34.23%) HTML5
5 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (32.43%) CSS3
7 30 (27.03%) .NET
8 27 (24.32%) TDD
8 27 (24.32%) User Experience
9 26 (23.42%) C#
10 24 (21.62%) MVC
10 24 (21.62%) AngularJS
11 23 (20.72%) CMS
12 20 (18.02%) Sass
13 18 (16.22%) Python
14 17 (15.32%) W3C
14 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET
14 17 (15.32%) Web Accessibility
14 17 (15.32%) Axure RP
15 16 (14.41%) Django
16 15 (13.51%) OOP
16 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
17 14 (12.61%) Scrum
17 14 (12.61%) KnockoutJS
18 13 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (11.71%) XML
18 13 (11.71%) Java
19 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
19 12 (10.81%) Windows
19 12 (10.81%) Content Management

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 23 (20.72%) CMS
2 7 (6.31%) Node.js
3 5 (4.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.50%) Drupal
4 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.80%) WordPress
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.90%) InDesign
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) Intranet
3 2 (1.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) MySQL
2 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.90%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.11%) Selenium
3 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.41%) NUnit
4 6 (5.41%) Subversion
4 6 (5.41%) MSTest
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.80%) Xcode
7 1 (0.90%) Ant
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.90%) Maven
7 1 (0.90%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 5 (4.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
4 1 (0.90%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 79 (71.17%) Developer
2 21 (18.92%) Designer
3 19 (17.12%) UX Designer
4 17 (15.32%) Web Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Python Developer
7 10 (9.01%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Mobile Web Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (95.50%) HTML
2 47 (42.34%) jQuery
3 38 (34.23%) HTML5
4 36 (32.43%) CSS3
5 30 (27.03%) .NET
6 24 (21.62%) AngularJS
7 20 (18.02%) Sass
8 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET
9 16 (14.41%) Django
10 14 (12.61%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (11.71%) XML
12 9 (8.11%) Web Services
12 9 (8.11%) Ajax
12 9 (8.11%) Backbone.js
12 9 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (7.21%) XHTML
14 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.41%) REST
15 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
15 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) User Experience
2 17 (15.32%) W3C
3 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.80%) GIS
3 2 (1.80%) CMDB
3 2 (1.80%) FMCG
3 2 (1.80%) iPhone
3 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
3 2 (1.80%) iPad
3 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Social Media
4 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.80%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.32%) TDD
3 24 (21.62%) MVC
4 17 (15.32%) Web Accessibility
5 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.51%) OOP
6 14 (12.61%) Scrum
7 13 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (10.81%) Content Management
9 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
10 10 (9.01%) OO
11 9 (8.11%) Software Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.41%) Automated Testing
14 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.50%) Web Development
14 5 (4.50%) BDD
14 5 (4.50%) Kanban
14 5 (4.50%) SDLC
15 4 (3.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 84 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 26 (23.42%) C#
3 18 (16.22%) Python
4 13 (11.71%) Java
5 10 (9.01%) PHP
6 8 (7.21%) SQL
7 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.80%) VBScript
8 2 (1.80%) VB
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.90%) PHP5
9 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) MCSD
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle
2 5 (4.50%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.60%) Adobe
4 3 (2.70%) Apple
4 3 (2.70%) Sencha
4 3 (2.70%) Google
5 2 (1.80%) Zend
5 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.80%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.80%) HP
5 2 (1.80%) BMC
5 2 (1.80%) CA
6 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.90%) Alterian
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
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