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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 37 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +29
Contract jobs citing CSS 46 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.20% 4.31% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.59% 16.26% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 8
Average daily rate
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£335 £294 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 246 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.03% 26.48% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 75
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 £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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 £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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 30 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 30 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 99 (93.40%) JavaScript
2 98 (92.45%) HTML
3 58 (54.72%) jQuery
4 49 (46.23%) HTML5
5 35 (33.02%) CSS3
6 32 (30.19%) .NET
7 24 (22.64%) Web Development
8 23 (21.70%) XML
9 21 (19.81%) Ajax
9 21 (19.81%) C#
9 21 (19.81%) JSON
10 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
11 19 (17.92%) Windows
11 19 (17.92%) MVC
12 17 (16.04%) XHTML
13 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (12.26%) Java
15 13 (12.26%) PHP
16 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
16 12 (11.32%) CMS
16 12 (11.32%) Sencha Touch
16 12 (11.32%) Sencha
17 11 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (10.38%) .NET Framework
18 10 (9.43%) Twitter
18 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
18 10 (9.43%) Finance
18 10 (9.43%) OO
18 10 (9.43%) Photoshop

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (11.32%) SharePoint
1 12 (11.32%) CMS
2 10 (9.43%) IIS
3 7 (6.60%) Node.js
4 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) WordPress
6 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.83%) MS Office
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) Internet
2 7 (6.60%) HTTPS
3 5 (4.72%) HTTP
4 4 (3.77%) FTP
5 3 (2.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) MySQL
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Subversion
2 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.66%) Firebug
4 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.77%) Grunt
5 4 (3.77%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.89%) Selenium
7 2 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.94%) Maven
8 1 (0.94%) Xcode
8 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.94%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.94%) Bower
8 1 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.94%) PhoneGap
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Publishing
3 6 (5.66%) Marketing
4 3 (2.83%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (83.02%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Web Developer
3 17 (16.04%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (12.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (10.38%) UI Developer
6 10 (9.43%) UI Programmer
7 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.60%) User Experience Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Mobile Web Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.72%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (92.45%) HTML
2 58 (54.72%) jQuery
3 49 (46.23%) HTML5
4 35 (33.02%) CSS3
5 32 (30.19%) .NET
6 23 (21.70%) XML
7 21 (19.81%) Ajax
7 21 (19.81%) JSON
8 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
9 17 (16.04%) XHTML
10 12 (11.32%) Sencha Touch
11 11 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (10.38%) .NET Framework
12 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.55%) YUI
13 8 (7.55%) Web Services
13 8 (7.55%) Spring
14 7 (6.60%) SOAP
14 7 (6.60%) DOM
14 7 (6.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Digital Media
1 9 (8.49%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.60%) Open Source
3 5 (4.72%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.72%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.72%) W3C
4 4 (3.77%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.83%) Wiki
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) SCORM
6 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.60%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Android
4 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) Web Development
2 19 (17.92%) MVC
3 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.43%) OO
5 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.55%) Web Application Development
7 7 (6.60%) Content Management
7 7 (6.60%) SEO
7 7 (6.60%) Project Management
7 7 (6.60%) Android Development
7 7 (6.60%) iOS Development
7 7 (6.60%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.66%) Validation
8 6 (5.66%) Scrum
8 6 (5.66%) TDD
9 5 (4.72%) Web Analytics
9 5 (4.72%) Analytics
9 5 (4.72%) Time Management
10 4 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 99 (93.40%) JavaScript
2 21 (19.81%) C#
3 13 (12.26%) Java
3 13 (12.26%) PHP
4 6 (5.66%) SQL
4 6 (5.66%) Python
5 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.94%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.94%) C
7 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.94%) VBA
7 1 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.89%) MCSE
2 2 (1.89%) MCPD
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Sencha
3 10 (9.43%) Twitter
4 8 (7.55%) Yahoo!
5 3 (2.83%) Omniture
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle
6 2 (1.89%) Adobe
6 2 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) JBoss
7 1 (0.94%) IBM
7 1 (0.94%) Akamai
7 1 (0.94%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.94%) Zend
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