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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 56 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.98% 5.11% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.67% 22.66% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 23
Average daily rate
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£373 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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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
227 203 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.25% 22.56% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 96 112
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 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 July 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.

1 115 (92.00%) HTML
2 96 (76.80%) JavaScript
3 53 (42.40%) jQuery
4 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (30.40%) .NET
5 38 (30.40%) HTML5
6 37 (29.60%) CSS3
7 36 (28.80%) MVC
8 34 (27.20%) TDD
8 34 (27.20%) C#
9 32 (25.60%) AngularJS
10 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
10 23 (18.40%) Python
10 23 (18.40%) CMS
11 22 (17.60%) Java
11 22 (17.60%) User Experience
12 21 (16.80%) Scrum
13 18 (14.40%) Sass
14 16 (12.80%) W3C
14 16 (12.80%) Web Accessibility
14 16 (12.80%) Axure RP
15 15 (12.00%) Git (software)
15 15 (12.00%) SQL
16 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
16 14 (11.20%) XML
16 14 (11.20%) Django
16 14 (11.20%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
17 13 (10.40%) OOP
18 12 (9.60%) Windows

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (18.40%) CMS
2 10 (8.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 6 (4.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.80%) Node.js
4 4 (3.20%) Drupal
4 4 (3.20%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.40%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) WordPress
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.80%) InDesign
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Intranet
1 5 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.60%) MySQL
3 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) DB2
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.80%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Axure RP
2 15 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.80%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.20%) Selenium
5 6 (4.80%) NUnit
5 6 (4.80%) Subversion
5 6 (4.80%) MSTest
6 3 (2.40%) JIRA
6 3 (2.40%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.60%) Xcode
7 2 (1.60%) Grunt
7 2 (1.60%) gulp
8 1 (0.80%) Ant
8 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.80%) Maven
8 1 (0.80%) JSUnit
General
1 11 (8.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Retail
2 3 (2.40%) Marketing
3 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 91 (72.80%) Developer
2 21 (16.80%) Designer
3 18 (14.40%) UX Designer
4 17 (13.60%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.20%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Python Developer
7 8 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Junior
9 4 (3.20%) Photoshop Designer
9 4 (3.20%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (92.00%) HTML
2 53 (42.40%) jQuery
3 38 (30.40%) HTML5
3 38 (30.40%) .NET
4 37 (29.60%) CSS3
5 32 (25.60%) AngularJS
6 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
7 18 (14.40%) Sass
8 14 (11.20%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (11.20%) XML
8 14 (11.20%) Django
9 12 (9.60%) Hibernate
9 12 (9.60%) Spring
10 11 (8.80%) Ajax
10 11 (8.80%) EJB
10 11 (8.80%) Spring MVC
10 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (7.20%) XHTML
11 9 (7.20%) Web Services
11 9 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) User Experience
2 16 (12.80%) W3C
3 11 (8.80%) GIS
4 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.60%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.60%) CMDB
4 2 (1.60%) iPhone
4 2 (1.60%) iPad
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.80%) Social Media
5 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.80%) FMCG
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.60%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) Linux
3 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.80%) MVC
3 34 (27.20%) TDD
4 21 (16.80%) Scrum
5 16 (12.80%) Web Accessibility
6 13 (10.40%) OOP
7 12 (9.60%) Content Management
7 12 (9.60%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.80%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (8.00%) User Stories
10 9 (7.20%) OO
10 9 (7.20%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.60%) Software Testing
11 7 (5.60%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.80%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.80%) Analytics
12 6 (4.80%) SDLC
13 5 (4.00%) Web Development
13 5 (4.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 96 (76.80%) JavaScript
2 34 (27.20%) C#
3 23 (18.40%) Python
4 22 (17.60%) Java
5 15 (12.00%) SQL
6 9 (7.20%) PHP
7 7 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.40%) Ruby
9 2 (1.60%) PHP5
9 2 (1.60%) VBScript
9 2 (1.60%) VB
9 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.60%) C++
10 1 (0.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.80%) Scala
10 1 (0.80%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.80%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) MCSD
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (9.60%) Oracle
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.80%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
5 3 (2.40%) Apple
5 3 (2.40%) Sencha
5 3 (2.40%) Google
6 2 (1.60%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.60%) Macromedia
6 2 (1.60%) HP
6 2 (1.60%) BMC
6 2 (1.60%) CA
7 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.80%) VMware
7 1 (0.80%) Alterian
7 1 (0.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.80%) IBM
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