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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 26 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +31
Contract jobs citing CSS 57 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.67% 6.43% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.38% 22.49% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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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
194 289 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.69% 28.59% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 158 72
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 90 (92.78%) JavaScript
2 89 (91.75%) HTML
3 48 (49.48%) HTML5
4 39 (40.21%) jQuery
5 34 (35.05%) .NET
6 33 (34.02%) CSS3
7 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (25.77%) MVC
9 22 (22.68%) C#
9 22 (22.68%) Windows
10 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
11 19 (19.59%) Web Development
12 18 (18.56%) PHP
13 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
14 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.43%) JSON
16 13 (13.40%) XML
16 13 (13.40%) Internet
17 12 (12.37%) Ajax
17 12 (12.37%) OO
17 12 (12.37%) XHTML
17 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
17 12 (12.37%) Sass
18 11 (11.34%) User Experience
18 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
18 11 (11.34%) MySQL
19 10 (10.31%) Linux
19 10 (10.31%) IIS
19 10 (10.31%) SharePoint

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (10.31%) IIS
1 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.28%) CMS
3 6 (6.19%) Node.js
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.09%) WordPress
7 2 (2.06%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) Drupal
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.06%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) Internet
2 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 7 (7.22%) HTTPS
3 6 (6.19%) FTP
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
5 2 (2.06%) SSH
5 2 (2.06%) SMTP
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) Grunt
3 6 (6.19%) Subversion
4 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.03%) Selenium
6 1 (1.03%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.03%) Firebug
6 1 (1.03%) Bower
6 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.03%) Moq
6 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (6.19%) Marketing
2 3 (3.09%) Advertising
3 2 (2.06%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (83.51%) Developer
2 19 (19.59%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (18.56%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.31%) PHP Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.15%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Programmer
9 4 (4.12%) Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.12%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.09%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (91.75%) HTML
2 48 (49.48%) HTML5
3 39 (40.21%) jQuery
4 34 (35.05%) .NET
5 33 (34.02%) CSS3
6 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
7 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
8 14 (14.43%) JSON
9 13 (13.40%) XML
10 12 (12.37%) Ajax
10 12 (12.37%) XHTML
10 12 (12.37%) Sass
11 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
12 10 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (10.31%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (9.28%) Backbone.js
14 8 (8.25%) Web Services
15 7 (7.22%) XSLT
16 6 (6.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) User Experience
2 8 (8.25%) Open Source
3 5 (5.15%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Wiki
6 2 (2.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.09%) UNIX
5 2 (2.06%) Debian
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.06%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) MVC
3 19 (19.59%) Web Development
4 12 (12.37%) OO
5 7 (7.22%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (7.22%) Project Management
5 7 (7.22%) SEO
6 6 (6.19%) Workflow
6 6 (6.19%) Scrum
6 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.15%) Analytics
7 5 (5.15%) TDD
7 5 (5.15%) Web Analytics
7 5 (5.15%) Migration
8 4 (4.12%) OOD
8 4 (4.12%) OOP
9 3 (3.09%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 90 (92.78%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.68%) C#
3 18 (18.56%) PHP
4 9 (9.28%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) SQL
6 5 (5.15%) Python
7 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) PHP5
9 1 (1.03%) XPath
9 1 (1.03%) Lua
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.03%) VBA
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.06%) MCSE
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) MCPD
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
1 1 (1.03%) WCAG
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Zend
3 5 (5.15%) Sencha
3 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.12%) Twitter
5 3 (3.09%) Omniture
5 3 (3.09%) Yahoo!
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
7 1 (1.03%) Akamai
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
7 1 (1.03%) Alterian
7 1 (1.03%) Google
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