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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 62 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.65% 6.31% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.41% 28.64% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £413 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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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
244 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.15% 22.02% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 135 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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.

1 119 (97.54%) HTML
2 100 (81.97%) JavaScript
3 58 (47.54%) jQuery
4 50 (40.98%) HTML5
5 45 (36.89%) CSS3
6 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (28.69%) SQL Server
7 31 (25.41%) MVC
8 29 (23.77%) .NET
9 27 (22.13%) C#
10 26 (21.31%) User Experience
11 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
12 21 (17.21%) SQL
12 21 (17.21%) CMS
13 20 (16.39%) TDD
13 20 (16.39%) SharePoint
13 20 (16.39%) Sass
13 20 (16.39%) Unit Testing
14 18 (14.75%) PHP
14 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
15 16 (13.11%) Web Accessibility
15 16 (13.11%) Axure RP
15 16 (13.11%) W3C
16 15 (12.30%) CRM
16 15 (12.30%) Dynamics CRM
17 14 (11.48%) AngularJS
17 14 (11.48%) OO
17 14 (11.48%) Python
17 14 (11.48%) MySQL
18 13 (10.66%) BizTalk Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (17.21%) CMS
2 20 (16.39%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.66%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (9.02%) Drupal
5 10 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.92%) WordPress
8 4 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.28%) Apache
9 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.46%) IIS
9 3 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.64%) Node.js
11 1 (0.82%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.82%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) ATM
3 1 (0.82%) SMTP
3 1 (0.82%) FTP
3 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.48%) MySQL
3 9 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Axure RP
2 13 (10.66%) Subversion
3 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.46%) Grunt
6 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.46%) Selenium
7 2 (1.64%) Xcode
7 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.82%) Firebug
8 1 (0.82%) JIRA
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.82%) Moq
General
1 5 (4.10%) Marketing
2 2 (1.64%) Retail
2 2 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.82%) Publishing
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (77.87%) Developer
2 17 (13.93%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (13.11%) Designer
4 15 (12.30%) UX Designer
4 15 (12.30%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Python Developer
5 11 (9.02%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.56%) PHP Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.92%) CRM Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Sitecore Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.10%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.28%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (97.54%) HTML
2 58 (47.54%) jQuery
3 50 (40.98%) HTML5
4 45 (36.89%) CSS3
5 29 (23.77%) .NET
6 20 (16.39%) Sass
7 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
8 14 (11.48%) AngularJS
9 13 (10.66%) Django
10 12 (9.84%) XML
11 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (9.02%) JSON
12 10 (8.20%) Backbone.js
13 9 (7.38%) Ajax
14 8 (6.56%) Web Services
14 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
15 7 (5.74%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (4.92%) REST
16 6 (4.92%) Ext JS
16 6 (4.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) User Experience
2 16 (13.11%) W3C
3 4 (3.28%) Open Source
3 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.46%) iPhone
4 3 (2.46%) iPad
4 3 (2.46%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.46%) New Media
5 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.64%) BBC
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) FMCG
5 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) UNIX
4 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.41%) MVC
3 20 (16.39%) TDD
3 20 (16.39%) Unit Testing
4 16 (13.11%) Web Accessibility
5 15 (12.30%) CRM
6 14 (11.48%) OO
7 13 (10.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (9.84%) Web Development
8 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.20%) OOP
9 10 (8.20%) System Testing
10 9 (7.38%) Scrum
11 6 (4.92%) BDD
11 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.92%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.46%) Email Marketing
13 3 (2.46%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (81.97%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.13%) C#
3 21 (17.21%) SQL
4 18 (14.75%) PHP
5 14 (11.48%) Python
6 12 (9.84%) VBA
7 10 (8.20%) Java
8 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.64%) C++
9 2 (1.64%) Perl
9 2 (1.64%) VBScript
9 2 (1.64%) VB
9 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.64%) Ruby
9 2 (1.64%) PHP5
10 1 (0.82%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) VCP4
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.20%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) Apple
4 3 (2.46%) Sencha
5 2 (1.64%) Zend
6 1 (0.82%) Ektron
6 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.82%) Telerik
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.82%) SendGrid
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £130.12 per week
Posted: 15 days ago