The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 29 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Contract jobs citing CSS 190 118 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.17% 5.04% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.75% 16.74% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 36
Average daily rate £350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 705 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.19% 30.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 357 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
UK

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Scotland region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Scotland region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 93 £350 +8.94% 23
Glasgow +18 72 £375 +38.88% 42
West Lothian - 6 £360 - 1
Aberdeen +2 5 £350 -6.66% 4
Dundee -6 2 £238 -13.63% 5
East Lothian - 2 £313 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
Midlothian - - - -
Stirling - - - - 2
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Falkirk - - - -
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 328 (96.47%) HTML
2 254 (74.71%) JavaScript
3 150 (44.12%) jQuery
4 118 (34.71%) HTML5
5 108 (31.76%) .NET
6 88 (25.88%) CSS3
7 85 (25.00%) C#
8 84 (24.71%) Java
9 80 (23.53%) XML
10 77 (22.65%) MVC
11 68 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 66 (19.41%) PHP
13 56 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (15.88%) SQL Server
15 51 (15.00%) TDD
16 48 (14.12%) MySQL
17 46 (13.53%) Ajax
17 46 (13.53%) JSON
18 45 (13.24%) SQL
19 43 (12.65%) Web Development
20 41 (12.06%) Backbone.js
21 40 (11.76%) Spring
21 40 (11.76%) CMS
22 38 (11.18%) XHTML
23 36 (10.59%) Web Services
23 36 (10.59%) Scrum
24 35 (10.29%) Linux
24 35 (10.29%) OO
25 34 (10.00%) Unit Testing
26 31 (9.12%) Continuous Integration

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 40 (11.76%) CMS
2 24 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.41%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (3.53%) Drupal
6 10 (2.94%) Apache
6 10 (2.94%) Node.js
7 8 (2.35%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.35%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.76%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.76%) WordPress
10 5 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.47%) TeamSite
11 4 (1.18%) IIS
11 4 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.88%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (3.82%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.76%) MS Office
4 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.88%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.41%) HTTP
2 8 (2.35%) Intranet
3 6 (1.76%) SNMP
4 3 (0.88%) DNS
5 2 (0.59%) Firewall
5 2 (0.59%) Internet
5 2 (0.59%) VPN
5 2 (0.59%) LAN
5 2 (0.59%) WAN
5 2 (0.59%) DHCP
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 48 (14.12%) MySQL
3 22 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.24%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.88%) Big Data
8 3 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.59%) DB2
9 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.59%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (7.35%) Maven
2 24 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.47%) Subversion
4 21 (6.18%) JUnit
5 18 (5.29%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.53%) Selenium
6 12 (3.53%) Hudson
7 11 (3.24%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.76%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.76%) PHPUnit
9 6 (1.76%) Behat
10 5 (1.47%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.47%) QUnit
10 5 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.47%) RSpec
10 5 (1.47%) NUnit
11 4 (1.18%) Ant
12 3 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (7.94%) Finance
2 13 (3.82%) Banking
3 9 (2.65%) Retail
4 6 (1.76%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.18%) Publishing
5 4 (1.18%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 298 (87.65%) Developer
2 55 (16.18%) Front-End Developer
3 46 (13.53%) .NET Developer
4 45 (13.24%) Java Developer
5 44 (12.94%) Web Developer
6 25 (7.35%) PHP Developer
7 20 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 14 (4.12%) Portal Developer
9 13 (3.82%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (3.82%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Designer
11 10 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (2.94%) UI Developer
11 10 (2.94%) UI Programmer
12 9 (2.65%) Front-End Web Developer
13 8 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.35%) Drupal Developer
13 8 (2.35%) Ruby Developer
14 7 (2.06%) WebSphere Developer
14 7 (2.06%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (96.47%) HTML
2 150 (44.12%) jQuery
3 118 (34.71%) HTML5
4 108 (31.76%) .NET
5 88 (25.88%) CSS3
6 80 (23.53%) XML
7 68 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 46 (13.53%) Ajax
8 46 (13.53%) JSON
9 41 (12.06%) Backbone.js
10 40 (11.76%) Spring
11 38 (11.18%) XHTML
12 36 (10.59%) Web Services
13 31 (9.12%) .NET Framework
14 24 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (6.47%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (5.29%) Ruby on Rails
16 18 (5.29%) Hibernate
16 18 (5.29%) XSLT
16 18 (5.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.76%) Open Source
2 14 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.53%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.47%) W3C
5 5 (1.47%) GIS
6 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.88%) Blog
7 3 (0.88%) Social Network
7 3 (0.88%) Web 2.0
7 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.59%) Social Media
8 2 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.59%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.29%) Linux
2 22 (6.47%) Windows
2 22 (6.47%) Mac OS X
3 18 (5.29%) Solaris
4 15 (4.41%) AIX
5 10 (2.94%) UNIX
6 6 (1.76%) Android
7 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.59%) HPUX
10 2 (0.59%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.65%) MVC
2 56 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (15.00%) TDD
4 43 (12.65%) Web Development
5 36 (10.59%) Scrum
6 35 (10.29%) OO
7 34 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 31 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (8.24%) BDD
10 25 (7.35%) Content Management
11 18 (5.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (5.00%) SOA
13 15 (4.41%) OOP
14 14 (4.12%) Web Application Development
15 12 (3.53%) Migration
15 12 (3.53%) Project Management
16 11 (3.24%) Waterfall
17 10 (2.94%) Web Design
18 8 (2.35%) ITIL
18 8 (2.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 254 (74.71%) JavaScript
2 85 (25.00%) C#
3 84 (24.71%) Java
4 66 (19.41%) PHP
5 45 (13.24%) SQL
6 21 (6.18%) Ruby
7 10 (2.94%) VBScript
7 10 (2.94%) Perl
8 9 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.06%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.06%) VB
10 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.76%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.76%) XPath
11 5 (1.47%) sed
11 5 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (1.47%) AWK
11 5 (1.47%) C++
11 5 (1.47%) XQuery
12 4 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (5.88%) Degree
2 10 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.88%) WCAG
2 2 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.59%) KVM
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.76%) Nagios
2 5 (1.47%) Capistrano
3 4 (1.18%) Cacti
3 4 (1.18%) Munin
4 3 (0.88%) SCOM
5 2 (0.59%) OpenView
5 2 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (7.94%) Oracle
1 27 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.76%) JBoss
3 16 (4.71%) Zend
4 9 (2.65%) Adobe
5 8 (2.35%) IBM
6 7 (2.06%) Twitter
7 5 (1.47%) Sencha
8 4 (1.18%) HP
9 2 (0.59%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.59%) Citrix
9 2 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.59%) VMware
9 2 (0.59%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.59%) Google
9 2 (0.59%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.29%) Facebook
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.29%) Telerik
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £201 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Dundee
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £300.00 per day
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Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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