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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 28 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Contract jobs citing CSS 179 119 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.49% 4.83% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.83% 19.29% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 56 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
784 617 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.44% 25.03% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 281 186
Average daily rate £375 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 79 £375 +38.88% 24
Glasgow +8 74 £301 +0.16% 42
West Lothian +8 12 £375 -
Aberdeen +8 8 £300 +20.00% 12
Dundee - - - - 2
Falkirk - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 354 (93.16%) HTML
2 307 (80.79%) JavaScript
3 148 (38.95%) jQuery
4 134 (35.26%) HTML5
5 110 (28.95%) CSS3
6 105 (27.63%) Java
7 99 (26.05%) .NET
8 98 (25.79%) MVC
9 88 (23.16%) XML
10 81 (21.32%) C#
11 79 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (17.11%) ASP.NET
13 60 (15.79%) Backbone.js
13 60 (15.79%) JSP
13 60 (15.79%) SQL
14 59 (15.53%) Web Services
15 58 (15.26%) SQL Server
16 56 (14.74%) Web Development
17 55 (14.47%) JSON
17 55 (14.47%) TDD
18 52 (13.68%) Ajax
19 51 (13.42%) Unit Testing
20 50 (13.16%) CMS
21 47 (12.37%) Relational Database
22 44 (11.58%) Finance
22 44 (11.58%) Linux
22 44 (11.58%) OO
23 43 (11.32%) Spring
24 41 (10.79%) Maven
25 40 (10.53%) Oracle

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (13.16%) CMS
2 29 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 27 (7.11%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.89%) Apache
7 10 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
8 9 (2.37%) WordPress
9 7 (1.84%) Node.js
9 7 (1.84%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.84%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.58%) TeamSite
10 6 (1.58%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.32%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.79%) IIS
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (4.21%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.58%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.79%) InDesign
4 3 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) GitHub
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.74%) HTTP
2 10 (2.63%) Intranet
3 4 (1.05%) LAN
3 4 (1.05%) WAN
4 3 (0.79%) DHCP
4 3 (0.79%) Internet
4 3 (0.79%) Firewall
4 3 (0.79%) VPN
4 3 (0.79%) DNS
4 3 (0.79%) SAN
4 3 (0.79%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.89%) MySQL
4 22 (5.79%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.26%) DB2
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (10.79%) Maven
2 28 (7.37%) Selenium
3 22 (5.79%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.74%) Jasmine
5 17 (4.47%) CruiseControl
6 16 (4.21%) Subversion
6 16 (4.21%) JUnit
7 14 (3.68%) QUnit
8 13 (3.42%) Git (software)
9 9 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.37%) Hudson
10 5 (1.32%) RSpec
10 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (1.05%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.79%) NUnit
12 3 (0.79%) Grunt
12 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (11.58%) Finance
2 33 (8.68%) Banking
3 4 (1.05%) Retail
3 4 (1.05%) Marketing
3 4 (1.05%) Publishing
4 3 (0.79%) Advertising
4 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.26%) Law
5 1 (0.26%) Legal
5 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 332 (87.37%) Developer
2 61 (16.05%) Front-End Developer
3 56 (14.74%) Web Developer
3 56 (14.74%) Java Developer
4 38 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 25 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 23 (6.05%) SharePoint Developer
7 20 (5.26%) UI Developer
8 19 (5.00%) UI Programmer
9 17 (4.47%) Designer
9 17 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (3.68%) PHP Developer
10 14 (3.68%) User Experience Developer
11 12 (3.16%) Front-End Web Developer
11 12 (3.16%) Portal Developer
12 10 (2.63%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.63%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.37%) Ruby Developer
14 8 (2.11%) Technical Leader
14 8 (2.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (93.16%) HTML
2 148 (38.95%) jQuery
3 134 (35.26%) HTML5
4 110 (28.95%) CSS3
5 99 (26.05%) .NET
6 88 (23.16%) XML
7 65 (17.11%) ASP.NET
8 60 (15.79%) JSP
8 60 (15.79%) Backbone.js
9 59 (15.53%) Web Services
10 55 (14.47%) JSON
11 52 (13.68%) Ajax
12 43 (11.32%) Spring
13 34 (8.95%) XHTML
14 29 (7.63%) Spring MVC
15 28 (7.37%) J2EE
16 27 (7.11%) XSLT
16 27 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (6.84%) .NET Framework
18 25 (6.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.84%) Open Source
2 10 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.63%) Smartphone
3 9 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.58%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.05%) W3C
5 4 (1.05%) Kindle
6 3 (0.79%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.79%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.79%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.79%) E-Learning
6 3 (0.79%) Blog
6 3 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.79%) FMCG
7 2 (0.53%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.26%) Informatics
8 1 (0.26%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.58%) Linux
2 30 (7.89%) Mac OS X
3 21 (5.53%) UNIX
4 19 (5.00%) Solaris
5 18 (4.74%) Windows
6 17 (4.47%) AIX
7 9 (2.37%) Android
8 7 (1.84%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.79%) HPUX
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.79%) MVC
2 79 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.74%) Web Development
4 55 (14.47%) TDD
5 51 (13.42%) Unit Testing
6 44 (11.58%) OO
7 30 (7.89%) Scrum
7 30 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 27 (7.11%) Web Application Development
9 26 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.05%) BDD
10 23 (6.05%) SOA
11 21 (5.53%) Content Management
12 19 (5.00%) Web Design
13 17 (4.47%) CRM
13 17 (4.47%) Waterfall
14 16 (4.21%) OOP
14 16 (4.21%) Project Management
15 15 (3.95%) Dependency Management
16 14 (3.68%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 307 (80.79%) JavaScript
2 105 (27.63%) Java
3 81 (21.32%) C#
4 60 (15.79%) SQL
5 40 (10.53%) PHP
6 23 (6.05%) PL/SQL
7 21 (5.53%) Ruby
8 17 (4.47%) Perl
8 17 (4.47%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.58%) VB
9 6 (1.58%) C++
9 6 (1.58%) VBA
10 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (1.05%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.79%) Python
12 3 (0.79%) VBScript
13 2 (0.53%) AWK
13 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.53%) sed
Qualifications
1 24 (6.32%) Degree
2 4 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.53%) MCSD
5 1 (0.26%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.26%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.32%) WCAG
2 4 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) VMware ESX
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.79%) KVM
1 3 (0.79%) RHEV
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.53%) Cacti
3 2 (0.53%) OpenView
3 2 (0.53%) Nagios
3 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.53%) Opsview
4 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.26%) Munin
Vendors
1 40 (10.53%) Oracle
2 25 (6.58%) JBoss
3 23 (6.05%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.95%) Adobe
4 15 (3.95%) Twitter
5 8 (2.11%) Sencha
5 8 (2.11%) HP
6 7 (1.84%) IBM
6 7 (1.84%) Zend
7 6 (1.58%) Sybase
8 5 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.05%) Lotus
10 3 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.79%) VMware
10 3 (0.79%) Citrix
11 2 (0.53%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.53%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.53%) Yahoo!
12 1 (0.26%) Nintex
12 1 (0.26%) Teradata
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