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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 32 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Contract jobs citing CSS 58 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.64% 4.98% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.00% 18.73% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 12
Average daily rate
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£341 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
CSS
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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
200 267 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.88% 26.59% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 132 73
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 101 (94.39%) JavaScript
2 99 (92.52%) HTML
3 52 (48.60%) jQuery
3 52 (48.60%) HTML5
4 37 (34.58%) CSS3
5 36 (33.64%) .NET
6 26 (24.30%) MVC
7 23 (21.50%) C#
7 23 (21.50%) Windows
7 23 (21.50%) Web Development
8 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
8 21 (19.63%) XML
9 19 (17.76%) Ajax
9 19 (17.76%) JSON
10 18 (16.82%) PHP
11 16 (14.95%) XHTML
11 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
11 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (14.02%) AngularJS
13 14 (13.08%) SQL Server
14 13 (12.15%) OO
14 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
15 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
15 12 (11.21%) Internet
15 12 (11.21%) Java
16 11 (10.28%) MySQL
16 11 (10.28%) Sass
16 11 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (9.35%) IIS
17 10 (9.35%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.35%) IIS
1 10 (9.35%) CMS
2 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.54%) Node.js
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.87%) WordPress
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) Internet
2 7 (6.54%) HTTPS
2 7 (6.54%) HTTP
3 6 (5.61%) FTP
4 3 (2.80%) DNS
5 2 (1.87%) SMTP
5 2 (1.87%) SSH
6 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) MySQL
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) Subversion
3 6 (5.61%) Grunt
3 6 (5.61%) Firebug
4 5 (4.67%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.93%) Xcode
8 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.93%) Moq
8 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.93%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.93%) JIRA
8 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.54%) Marketing
2 5 (4.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Publishing
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (85.05%) Developer
2 20 (18.69%) Web Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (13.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (10.28%) UI Developer
6 10 (9.35%) UI Programmer
7 9 (8.41%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.41%) PHP Developer
8 8 (7.48%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.54%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.74%) User Experience Developer
11 4 (3.74%) PHP Programmer
11 4 (3.74%) Programmer
11 4 (3.74%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.80%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.80%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (2.80%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (92.52%) HTML
2 52 (48.60%) jQuery
2 52 (48.60%) HTML5
3 37 (34.58%) CSS3
4 36 (33.64%) .NET
5 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
5 21 (19.63%) XML
6 19 (17.76%) Ajax
6 19 (17.76%) JSON
7 16 (14.95%) XHTML
8 15 (14.02%) AngularJS
9 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
10 11 (10.28%) Sass
10 11 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (8.41%) Web Services
11 9 (8.41%) Sencha Touch
12 8 (7.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (7.48%) Backbone.js
12 8 (7.48%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (6.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.48%) Open Source
3 7 (6.54%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.67%) W3C
5 4 (3.74%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.74%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.80%) Wiki
7 1 (0.93%) SCORM
7 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.67%) Android
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.80%) UNIX
7 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Debian
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) MVC
2 23 (21.50%) Web Development
3 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.15%) OO
5 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.54%) SEO
6 7 (6.54%) Project Management
6 7 (6.54%) Web Application Development
6 7 (6.54%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.61%) Scrum
7 6 (5.61%) Validation
8 5 (4.67%) Workflow
8 5 (4.67%) Web Analytics
8 5 (4.67%) TDD
8 5 (4.67%) Analytics
8 5 (4.67%) Time Management
8 5 (4.67%) Android Development
8 5 (4.67%) iOS Development
9 4 (3.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 101 (94.39%) JavaScript
2 23 (21.50%) C#
3 18 (16.82%) PHP
4 12 (11.21%) Java
5 6 (5.61%) Python
5 6 (5.61%) SQL
6 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.87%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.93%) VBA
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) PHP5
8 1 (0.93%) XPath
8 1 (0.93%) Lua
8 1 (0.93%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) MCPD
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.87%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) WCAG
1 5 (4.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Sencha
3 7 (6.54%) Twitter
4 5 (4.67%) Zend
4 5 (4.67%) Yahoo!
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.80%) Omniture
7 2 (1.87%) Google
7 2 (1.87%) Adobe
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.93%) Alterian
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Akamai
8 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator
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