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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS 70 108 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.73% 9.94% 5.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.86% 34.62% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 68 27
Average daily rate
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£383 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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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
213 312 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.51% 28.73% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 181 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 116 (98.31%) HTML
2 102 (86.44%) JavaScript
3 54 (45.76%) HTML5
4 52 (44.07%) jQuery
5 43 (36.44%) CSS3
6 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
8 30 (25.42%) MVC
9 29 (24.58%) .NET
10 24 (20.34%) C#
11 22 (18.64%) SharePoint
11 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
12 20 (16.95%) SQL
12 20 (16.95%) User Experience
13 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
13 19 (16.10%) PHP
14 18 (15.25%) Sass
15 17 (14.41%) CMS
16 16 (13.56%) MySQL
16 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET
16 16 (13.56%) OO
17 15 (12.71%) CRM
17 15 (12.71%) Dynamics CRM
18 14 (11.86%) Windows
18 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
18 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
19 13 (11.02%) VBA
19 13 (11.02%) Subversion
20 12 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
20 12 (10.17%) XHTML

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (18.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (14.41%) CMS
3 12 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.93%) Drupal
4 7 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (4.24%) WordPress
6 5 (4.24%) Apache
7 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.54%) Node.js
8 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.85%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.85%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) SSH
2 3 (2.54%) SMTP
2 3 (2.54%) FTP
2 3 (2.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) MySQL
3 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.02%) Subversion
3 11 (9.32%) Axure RP
4 6 (5.08%) Grunt
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.69%) Moq
9 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.85%) JIRA
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) Firebug
General
1 6 (5.08%) Marketing
2 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
3 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (83.05%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Designer
5 11 (9.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.47%) UX Designer
6 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.47%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (5.93%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.08%) CRM Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Programmer
10 4 (3.39%) Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (98.31%) HTML
2 54 (45.76%) HTML5
3 52 (44.07%) jQuery
4 43 (36.44%) CSS3
5 29 (24.58%) .NET
6 18 (15.25%) Sass
7 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET
8 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.17%) XHTML
10 11 (9.32%) JSON
10 11 (9.32%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (8.47%) Web Services
11 10 (8.47%) XML
12 8 (6.78%) Ajax
12 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.78%) Backbone.js
13 6 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.08%) Django
13 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) User Experience
2 11 (9.32%) W3C
3 8 (6.78%) Open Source
4 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.54%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.54%) New Media
7 2 (1.69%) BBC
8 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.69%) Debian
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.42%) MVC
3 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
4 16 (13.56%) OO
5 15 (12.71%) CRM
6 11 (9.32%) Web Development
6 11 (9.32%) TDD
6 11 (9.32%) Web Accessibility
6 11 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (8.47%) System Testing
8 8 (6.78%) Scrum
9 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.24%) OOP
11 4 (3.39%) Project Management
11 4 (3.39%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.39%) Email Marketing
11 4 (3.39%) OOD
11 4 (3.39%) BDD
12 3 (2.54%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 102 (86.44%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.34%) C#
3 20 (16.95%) SQL
4 19 (16.10%) PHP
5 13 (11.02%) VBA
6 10 (8.47%) Java
7 9 (7.63%) Python
8 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.69%) C++
9 2 (1.69%) PHP5
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) Zend
2 6 (5.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.69%) Sencha
4 1 (0.85%) SendGrid
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe
4 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.85%) Telerik
4 1 (0.85%) Alterian
4 1 (0.85%) Ektron
4 1 (0.85%) Akamai
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