The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing CSS 165 126 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.15% 4.42% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.52% 21.58% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 79 120
Median daily rate £361 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.78%
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
559 584 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.60% 20.48% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 336 437
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 80 £403 +15.00% 23
Glasgow +17 42 £350 +4.86% 19
Aberdeen - 21 £290 - 1
Stirling - 12 £331 -
Dundee +3 3 £270 -10.00%
West Lothian -8 3 £350 -6.66% 2
South Ayrshire - 2 £325 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CSS.

1 272 (97.49%) HTML
2 239 (85.66%) JavaScript
3 120 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (39.78%) jQuery
5 109 (39.07%) AngularJS
6 106 (37.99%) HTML5
7 89 (31.90%) CSS3
8 87 (31.18%) .NET
9 84 (30.11%) Web Development
10 70 (25.09%) C#
10 70 (25.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 68 (24.37%) ASP.NET
11 68 (24.37%) MVC
12 57 (20.43%) Finance
12 57 (20.43%) Scrum
12 57 (20.43%) User Experience
13 55 (19.71%) Front End Development
14 47 (16.85%) SQL Server
15 46 (16.49%) Java
16 44 (15.77%) TDD
17 42 (15.05%) React
18 40 (14.34%) CMS
19 39 (13.98%) Sass
20 35 (12.54%) Responsive Web Design
20 35 (12.54%) .NET Framework
21 34 (12.19%) Node.js
21 34 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
22 33 (11.83%) LESS
23 31 (11.11%) Web Services

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (14.34%) CMS
2 15 (5.38%) Apache
3 11 (3.94%) JBoss
4 10 (3.58%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.87%) Drupal
5 8 (2.87%) IIS
6 7 (2.51%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.79%) WordPress
8 4 (1.43%) Confluence
8 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.08%) Jadu
9 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.72%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.72%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (2.51%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.43%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.72%) Edge Animate
4 2 (0.72%) InDesign
5 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.58%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) Internet
2 4 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.66%) MySQL
3 6 (2.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.79%) GIS
4 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.72%) Big Data
6 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.72%) DB2
6 2 (0.72%) MS Access
6 2 (0.72%) SQLite
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 22 (7.89%) Jasmine
4 21 (7.53%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.45%) Subversion
6 17 (6.09%) JIRA
6 17 (6.09%) Maven
6 17 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (5.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (5.02%) Selenium
8 13 (4.66%) Grunt
9 11 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.94%) Gradle
10 8 (2.87%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.15%) Artifactory
11 6 (2.15%) YouTrack
12 5 (1.79%) JSUnit
12 5 (1.79%) JUnit
12 5 (1.79%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (20.43%) Finance
2 25 (8.96%) Banking
3 15 (5.38%) Marketing
4 3 (1.08%) Publishing
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
5 2 (0.72%) Back Office
5 2 (0.72%) Front Office
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
5 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 205 (73.48%) Developer
2 52 (18.64%) Web Developer
3 42 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 39 (13.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 39 (13.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 28 (10.04%) UI Developer
6 24 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.53%) HTML Developer
8 18 (6.45%) Web Manager
9 17 (6.09%) Designer
9 17 (6.09%) Java Developer
10 16 (5.73%) HTML CSS Developer
11 14 (5.02%) Production Manager
11 14 (5.02%) Web Production Manager
12 13 (4.66%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.66%) Consultant
12 13 (4.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.58%) .NET Web Developer
15 9 (3.23%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (97.49%) HTML
2 111 (39.78%) jQuery
3 109 (39.07%) AngularJS
4 106 (37.99%) HTML5
5 89 (31.90%) CSS3
6 87 (31.18%) .NET
7 70 (25.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 68 (24.37%) ASP.NET
9 42 (15.05%) React
10 39 (13.98%) Sass
11 35 (12.54%) .NET Framework
12 34 (12.19%) Node.js
13 33 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (11.83%) LESS
14 31 (11.11%) Web Services
15 24 (8.60%) RESTful
16 18 (6.45%) Ajax
16 18 (6.45%) REST
16 18 (6.45%) XML
17 17 (6.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.43%) User Experience
2 14 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.51%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.79%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) Motion Graphics
8 3 (1.08%) VLE
9 2 (0.72%) Fintech
9 2 (0.72%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Social Media
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.32%) Linux
2 5 (1.79%) Unix
3 3 (1.08%) Windows
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (30.11%) Web Development
3 68 (24.37%) MVC
4 57 (20.43%) Scrum
5 55 (19.71%) Front End Development
6 44 (15.77%) TDD
7 35 (12.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (8.24%) Analytics
9 23 (8.24%) Content Management
9 23 (8.24%) Unit Testing
10 22 (7.89%) Web Design
11 20 (7.17%) Workflow
12 16 (5.73%) BDD
13 14 (5.02%) Open Source
14 13 (4.66%) OO
15 9 (3.23%) Asset Management
15 9 (3.23%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.23%) Mobile First
15 9 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (85.66%) JavaScript
2 70 (25.09%) C#
3 46 (16.49%) Java
4 29 (10.39%) SQL
5 24 (8.60%) PHP
6 11 (3.94%) Python
7 7 (2.51%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.51%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.79%) VB
9 4 (1.43%) Perl
10 3 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.08%) ES6
10 3 (1.08%) SPARQL
10 3 (1.08%) VBScript
11 2 (0.72%) Scala
11 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.72%) VBA
12 1 (0.36%) AppleScript
12 1 (0.36%) C++
12 1 (0.36%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (2.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) HNC
3 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (2.87%) WCAG
3 2 (0.72%) WAI
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.51%) Ansible
2 6 (2.15%) TeamSite
3 4 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 23 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.38%) Adobe
3 12 (4.30%) Oracle
4 10 (3.58%) Google
5 9 (3.23%) OpenText
5 9 (3.23%) Twitter
6 5 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.08%) Nintex
7 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.72%) ESRI
8 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) Misys
8 2 (0.72%) Telerik
9 1 (0.36%) Alterian
9 1 (0.36%) HP
9 1 (0.36%) Sybase
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.36%) Zend
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