The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 184 204 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.10% 7.61% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.30% 25.00% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 118 58
Average daily rate
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£326 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.78% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
CSS
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
628 816 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.82% 30.45% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 487 316
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 0 90 £338 -10.00% 32
Glasgow -13 45 £310 -0.80% 27
Stirling +9 12 £400 +37.93% 2
Highlands - 10 - -
Fife - 8 £300 - 2
West Lothian -13 6 £300 -20.00% 1
Renfrewshire +6 2 £325 -9.72%
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 301 (90.39%) HTML
2 277 (83.18%) JavaScript
3 137 (41.14%) HTML5
4 117 (35.14%) jQuery
5 101 (30.33%) Java
6 99 (29.73%) SQL
7 94 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (26.43%) MVC
8 88 (26.43%) .NET
9 86 (25.83%) C#
10 79 (23.72%) CSS3
11 78 (23.42%) OO
12 73 (21.92%) ASP.NET
13 72 (21.62%) AngularJS
14 67 (20.12%) SQL Server
15 61 (18.32%) XML
16 56 (16.82%) TDD
17 48 (14.41%) Finance
18 46 (13.81%) Oracle
19 45 (13.51%) Microsoft
20 44 (13.21%) JSP
21 43 (12.91%) Banking
22 40 (12.01%) Spring
22 40 (12.01%) Ajax
22 40 (12.01%) Unit Testing
23 38 (11.41%) PHP
24 33 (9.91%) Web Development
24 33 (9.91%) .NET Framework
24 33 (9.91%) Web Services
24 33 (9.91%) RESTful

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 31 (9.31%) CMS
2 28 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.30%) FileNet
4 11 (3.30%) Drupal
4 11 (3.30%) WordPress
4 11 (3.30%) Node.js
5 8 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (2.40%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.80%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.80%) IIS
7 6 (1.80%) JBoss
8 5 (1.50%) Confluence
8 5 (1.50%) Lync
8 5 (1.50%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (4.20%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.90%) InDesign
5 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.60%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.30%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) WebTrends
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.50%) SaaS
2 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.10%) Intranet
2 6 (1.80%) Internet
3 3 (0.90%) WAN
3 3 (0.90%) DNS
4 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.60%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) CTI
5 1 (0.30%) SNMP
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Extranet
5 1 (0.30%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.01%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (7.21%) MySQL
5 19 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.10%) MS Access
9 7 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.90%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.61%) JUnit
2 22 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 21 (6.31%) Eclipse
3 21 (6.31%) Selenium
4 19 (5.71%) Subversion
4 19 (5.71%) Maven
5 18 (5.41%) JIRA
5 18 (5.41%) Ant
6 13 (3.90%) Jasmine
7 12 (3.60%) CruiseControl
8 11 (3.30%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (2.40%) NetBeans
10 8 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.10%) Hudson
11 7 (2.10%) Grunt
12 6 (1.80%) Bower
12 6 (1.80%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (14.41%) Finance
2 43 (12.91%) Banking
3 13 (3.90%) Retail
4 12 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.80%) Marketing
5 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.80%) Games
6 5 (1.50%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.90%) Military
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 274 (82.28%) Developer
2 59 (17.72%) Front-End Developer
3 49 (14.71%) Web Developer
3 49 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 41 (12.31%) .NET Developer
5 35 (10.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (4.50%) Designer
7 13 (3.90%) Senior Developer
7 13 (3.90%) Software Developer
8 12 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (3.60%) PHP Developer
9 11 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (3.00%) UI Developer
10 10 (3.00%) UI Programmer
11 9 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (2.70%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.40%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.10%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (1.80%) Solutions Designer
14 6 (1.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (90.39%) HTML
2 137 (41.14%) HTML5
3 117 (35.14%) jQuery
4 88 (26.43%) .NET
5 79 (23.72%) CSS3
6 73 (21.92%) ASP.NET
7 72 (21.62%) AngularJS
8 61 (18.32%) XML
9 44 (13.21%) JSP
10 40 (12.01%) Spring
10 40 (12.01%) Ajax
11 33 (9.91%) .NET Framework
11 33 (9.91%) RESTful
11 33 (9.91%) Web Services
12 31 (9.31%) J2EE
12 31 (9.31%) Hibernate
13 29 (8.71%) Dojo
14 24 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (6.61%) LESS
16 20 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.41%) User Experience
2 11 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.20%) GIS
7 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.90%) FMCG
7 3 (0.90%) Social Media
7 3 (0.90%) New Media
8 2 (0.60%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) BBC
9 1 (0.30%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.30%) DTV
9 1 (0.30%) Blog
9 1 (0.30%) Podcast
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.31%) UNIX
2 28 (8.41%) Windows
3 18 (5.41%) Linux
4 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.80%) Android
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (26.43%) MVC
3 78 (23.42%) OO
4 56 (16.82%) TDD
5 40 (12.01%) Unit Testing
6 33 (9.91%) Web Development
7 30 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (8.71%) Scrum
9 28 (8.41%) Content Management
10 23 (6.91%) SDLC
11 22 (6.61%) OOP
12 21 (6.31%) OOD
13 16 (4.80%) UML
14 15 (4.50%) Project Management
14 15 (4.50%) Migration
14 15 (4.50%) BDD
15 14 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 14 (4.20%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 14 (4.20%) Separation of Concerns
16 13 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 277 (83.18%) JavaScript
2 101 (30.33%) Java
3 99 (29.73%) SQL
4 86 (25.83%) C#
5 38 (11.41%) PHP
6 30 (9.01%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.80%) VBA
8 14 (4.20%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.20%) Perl
9 9 (2.70%) VB
10 8 (2.40%) Python
11 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.80%) XPath
11 6 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.50%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.50%) Groovy
12 5 (1.50%) Jython
12 5 (1.50%) VBScript
12 5 (1.50%) C++
13 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.20%) Degree
3 12 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.20%) MCP
5 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.90%) MCSD
6 3 (0.90%) MCSE
6 3 (0.90%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CCVP
7 1 (0.30%) MCTS
7 1 (0.30%) CCSP
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.20%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.30%) Nagios
2 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.30%) Opsview
Vendors
1 46 (13.81%) Oracle
2 45 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.50%) Adobe
4 9 (2.70%) Sybase
5 8 (2.40%) Lotus
5 8 (2.40%) IBM
6 6 (1.80%) Telerik
6 6 (1.80%) Twitter
7 4 (1.20%) HP
8 3 (0.90%) Citrix
8 3 (0.90%) SAP
8 3 (0.90%) Google
8 3 (0.90%) VMware
8 3 (0.90%) F5
9 2 (0.60%) Zend
10 1 (0.30%) Alterian
10 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.30%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco
10 1 (0.30%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Connectus
Rate: £40.38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RPL MKTG
Rate: Role is 0.2 FTE, one day per week.
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 26 days ago