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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing CSS 69 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.78% 6.66% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.37% 29.29% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £341 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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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
272 198 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.72% 22.73% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 100 135
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 110 (91.67%) HTML
2 89 (74.17%) JavaScript
3 47 (39.17%) jQuery
4 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (30.83%) HTML5
6 36 (30.00%) CSS3
6 36 (30.00%) MVC
6 36 (30.00%) .NET
7 33 (27.50%) AngularJS
8 31 (25.83%) TDD
9 30 (25.00%) C#
10 23 (19.17%) Java
10 23 (19.17%) User Experience
11 22 (18.33%) Scrum
12 21 (17.50%) Python
13 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 19 (15.83%) CMS
15 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
16 17 (14.17%) W3C
16 17 (14.17%) Web Accessibility
16 17 (14.17%) Axure RP
17 16 (13.33%) Sass
17 16 (13.33%) SQL
18 14 (11.67%) XML
18 14 (11.67%) OOP
18 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
18 14 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (11.67%) KnockoutJS
19 13 (10.83%) Oracle
19 13 (10.83%) Hibernate

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (15.83%) CMS
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle Spatial
3 6 (5.00%) Node.js
4 5 (4.17%) Drupal
5 4 (3.33%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.50%) IIS
6 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.67%) Apache
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Photoshop
1 7 (5.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.83%) InDesign
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Intranet
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 4 (3.33%) HTTP
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) IPsec
4 1 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.17%) MySQL
3 8 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.83%) SSDT
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.17%) Axure RP
3 12 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.50%) Subversion
5 8 (6.67%) Selenium
6 6 (5.00%) NUnit
6 6 (5.00%) MSTest
7 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.50%) JIRA
8 3 (2.50%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.50%) Grunt
8 3 (2.50%) gulp
9 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.83%) Ant
10 1 (0.83%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.83%) Maven
10 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Retail
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 86 (71.67%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Designer
3 19 (15.83%) UX Designer
4 16 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Junior
10 4 (3.33%) Photoshop Designer
10 4 (3.33%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.50%) UI Designer
11 3 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (91.67%) HTML
2 47 (39.17%) jQuery
3 37 (30.83%) HTML5
4 36 (30.00%) CSS3
4 36 (30.00%) .NET
5 33 (27.50%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 16 (13.33%) Sass
8 14 (11.67%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (11.67%) XML
9 13 (10.83%) Hibernate
9 13 (10.83%) Spring
10 12 (10.00%) EJB
10 12 (10.00%) Spring MVC
11 10 (8.33%) Web Services
11 10 (8.33%) Django
11 10 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.67%) REST
13 8 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) User Experience
2 17 (14.17%) W3C
3 12 (10.00%) GIS
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.67%) CMDB
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.00%) MVC
3 31 (25.83%) TDD
4 22 (18.33%) Scrum
5 17 (14.17%) Web Accessibility
6 14 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (11.67%) OOP
7 12 (10.00%) Content Management
8 11 (9.17%) OO
8 11 (9.17%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.17%) User Stories
9 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.83%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.00%) Workflow
11 6 (5.00%) Analytics
12 5 (4.17%) SDLC
12 5 (4.17%) Kanban
13 4 (3.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 89 (74.17%) JavaScript
2 30 (25.00%) C#
3 23 (19.17%) Java
4 21 (17.50%) Python
5 16 (13.33%) SQL
6 11 (9.17%) PHP
7 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.33%) Ruby
9 3 (2.50%) PHP5
9 3 (2.50%) VBScript
9 3 (2.50%) VB
10 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.67%) C++
10 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
11 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.83%) X++
11 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) MCSD
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Oracle
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.33%) Adobe
4 3 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (1.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.67%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.67%) HP
5 2 (1.67%) BMC
5 2 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Sony
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Telerik
6 1 (0.83%) Alterian
6 1 (0.83%) Zend
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
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