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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 13 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Contract jobs citing CSS 70 106 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.68% 9.75% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.15% 36.05% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 25
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
CSS
Berkshire

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
205 294 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.50% 27.05% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 174 104
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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.

1 110 (95.65%) HTML
2 104 (90.43%) JavaScript
3 54 (46.96%) HTML5
4 39 (33.91%) CSS3
4 39 (33.91%) jQuery
5 36 (31.30%) .NET
6 35 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
7 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
8 25 (21.74%) MVC
9 23 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 23 (20.00%) C#
9 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 21 (18.26%) Windows
10 21 (18.26%) PHP
11 20 (17.39%) SQL
12 18 (15.65%) Unit Testing
12 18 (15.65%) AngularJS
13 16 (13.91%) Sass
13 16 (13.91%) Dynamics CRM
13 16 (13.91%) MySQL
13 16 (13.91%) CRM
14 15 (13.04%) Internet
14 15 (13.04%) JSON
15 13 (11.30%) Web Development
15 13 (11.30%) OO
15 13 (11.30%) VBA
15 13 (11.30%) XML
16 12 (10.43%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (10.43%) KnockoutJS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 23 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.43%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (9.57%) CMS
4 10 (8.70%) IIS
5 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (6.09%) Drupal
6 6 (5.22%) Node.js
7 5 (4.35%) WordPress
7 5 (4.35%) Apache
8 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.87%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.74%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.87%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.61%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) Internet
2 8 (6.96%) HTTP
3 7 (6.09%) FTP
3 7 (6.09%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.61%) SMTP
4 3 (2.61%) DNS
4 3 (2.61%) SSH
5 1 (0.87%) ATM
5 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.91%) MySQL
3 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.83%) Subversion
3 8 (6.96%) Grunt
4 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.48%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.87%) Bower
7 1 (0.87%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.87%) Moq
7 1 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.87%) Selenium
7 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (7.83%) Marketing
2 2 (1.74%) Games
2 2 (1.74%) Finance
3 1 (0.87%) Advertising
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (82.61%) Developer
2 20 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Web Developer
4 11 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.83%) PHP Developer
6 8 (6.96%) CRM Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (6.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (6.09%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Programmer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Designer
9 5 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.35%) PHP Programmer
10 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (95.65%) HTML
2 54 (46.96%) HTML5
3 39 (33.91%) CSS3
3 39 (33.91%) jQuery
4 36 (31.30%) .NET
5 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (15.65%) AngularJS
7 16 (13.91%) Sass
8 15 (13.04%) JSON
9 13 (11.30%) XML
10 12 (10.43%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (9.57%) Ajax
11 11 (9.57%) XHTML
12 10 (8.70%) .NET Framework
13 9 (7.83%) Backbone.js
14 8 (6.96%) Web Services
14 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (6.09%) XSLT
16 5 (4.35%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) User Experience
2 9 (7.83%) Open Source
2 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.22%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.48%) W3C
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.61%) Wiki
6 2 (1.74%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.74%) New Media
7 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) BBC
7 1 (0.87%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Linux
3 3 (2.61%) UNIX
4 2 (1.74%) Debian
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.74%) Android
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.74%) MVC
3 18 (15.65%) Unit Testing
4 16 (13.91%) CRM
5 13 (11.30%) Web Development
5 13 (11.30%) OO
6 10 (8.70%) System Testing
7 9 (7.83%) Project Management
7 9 (7.83%) TDD
8 8 (6.96%) Scrum
8 8 (6.96%) SEO
8 8 (6.96%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (6.09%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (5.22%) Web Analytics
10 6 (5.22%) BDD
10 6 (5.22%) Analytics
11 5 (4.35%) OOP
11 5 (4.35%) Workflow
12 4 (3.48%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 104 (90.43%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.00%) C#
3 21 (18.26%) PHP
4 20 (17.39%) SQL
5 13 (11.30%) VBA
6 9 (7.83%) Java
7 6 (5.22%) Python
8 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.74%) C++
10 2 (1.74%) PHP5
11 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.87%) XPath
11 1 (0.87%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) MCSE
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.74%) MCPD
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Zend
3 5 (4.35%) Sencha
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle
4 3 (2.61%) Omniture
5 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.74%) Adobe
6 1 (0.87%) SendGrid
6 1 (0.87%) Akamai
6 1 (0.87%) Twitter
6 1 (0.87%) Google
6 1 (0.87%) Alterian
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