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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing CSS 67 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.90% 5.58% 9.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.17% 26.36% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £203 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £381 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -8.57%
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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
256 220 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.36% 21.17% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 138 89
Average daily rate £375 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £181 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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.

1 118 (98.33%) HTML
2 91 (75.83%) JavaScript
3 63 (52.50%) jQuery
4 48 (40.00%) HTML5
5 47 (39.17%) CSS3
6 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (30.00%) .NET
8 32 (26.67%) C#
9 30 (25.00%) MVC
9 30 (25.00%) User Experience
10 29 (24.17%) CMS
11 25 (20.83%) TDD
12 22 (18.33%) AngularJS
13 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET
14 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 20 (16.67%) W3C
14 20 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
14 20 (16.67%) Axure RP
15 18 (15.00%) Sass
16 16 (13.33%) Scrum
17 15 (12.50%) Django
17 15 (12.50%) Windows
17 15 (12.50%) XML
17 15 (12.50%) Python
18 13 (10.83%) OOP
18 13 (10.83%) OO
18 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
18 13 (10.83%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (10.00%) PHP
20 11 (9.17%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 29 (24.17%) CMS
2 11 (9.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (6.67%) Node.js
4 5 (4.17%) Drupal
4 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.50%) IIS
6 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.67%) WordPress
8 1 (0.83%) Apache
8 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Internet
2 4 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) MySQL
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 10 (8.33%) Selenium
3 9 (7.50%) Subversion
3 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.00%) MSTest
4 6 (5.00%) NUnit
5 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.67%) Xcode
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) Grunt
7 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.83%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Firebug
7 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.83%) Moq
General
1 3 (2.50%) Retail
1 3 (2.50%) Marketing
2 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (17.50%) Designer
3 20 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (16.67%) UX Designer
4 19 (15.83%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Python Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.83%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Junior
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.50%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Web Applications Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (98.33%) HTML
2 63 (52.50%) jQuery
3 48 (40.00%) HTML5
4 47 (39.17%) CSS3
5 36 (30.00%) .NET
6 22 (18.33%) AngularJS
7 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET
8 18 (15.00%) Sass
9 15 (12.50%) Django
9 15 (12.50%) XML
10 13 (10.83%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (9.17%) Backbone.js
12 9 (7.50%) XHTML
12 9 (7.50%) Web Services
12 9 (7.50%) Ajax
13 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.67%) REST
14 6 (5.00%) Ext JS
14 6 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) User Experience
2 20 (16.67%) W3C
3 3 (2.50%) iPhone
3 3 (2.50%) iPad
4 2 (1.67%) FMCG
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) BBC
5 1 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) New Media
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Linux
3 3 (2.50%) UNIX
3 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.00%) MVC
3 25 (20.83%) TDD
4 20 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
5 16 (13.33%) Scrum
6 13 (10.83%) OOP
6 13 (10.83%) OO
6 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.17%) Web Development
7 11 (9.17%) Content Management
7 11 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.83%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.00%) Kanban
10 6 (5.00%) BDD
10 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (75.83%) JavaScript
2 32 (26.67%) C#
3 15 (12.50%) Python
4 12 (10.00%) PHP
5 10 (8.33%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) SQL
7 2 (1.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.67%) VBScript
7 2 (1.67%) VB
7 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.67%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.83%) PHP5
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
1 11 (9.17%) Sitecore
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) Google
3 3 (2.50%) Apple
3 3 (2.50%) Sencha
4 2 (1.67%) Zend
5 1 (0.83%) Telerik
5 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) BMC
5 1 (0.83%) CA
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.83%) Ektron
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