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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 33 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 124 159 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.63% 4.93% 5.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.43% 24.73% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 89 97
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
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
607 643 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.58% 19.93% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 344 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -3 58 £400 +14.14% 24
Glasgow +13 53 £345 -1.42% 17
Aberdeen +7 7 £290 +78.46% 2
Falkirk - 2 £381 -
West Lothian +2 1 £325 +3.17% 2
Renfrewshire -24 1 £287 -10.46% 1
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 234 (95.12%) HTML
2 205 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 113 (45.93%) jQuery
4 112 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (44.72%) AngularJS
6 85 (34.55%) HTML5
7 77 (31.30%) .NET
8 68 (27.64%) C#
8 68 (27.64%) Web Development
8 68 (27.64%) CSS3
9 60 (24.39%) ASP.NET
10 58 (23.58%) Scrum
11 56 (22.76%) Front End Development
12 50 (20.33%) MVC
13 49 (19.92%) Java
13 49 (19.92%) TDD
14 47 (19.11%) SQL
14 47 (19.11%) Sass
15 46 (18.70%) User Experience
16 45 (18.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 41 (16.67%) Finance
18 40 (16.26%) SQL Server
18 40 (16.26%) Git (software)
19 39 (15.85%) Node.js
20 38 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (14.23%) Web Services
22 34 (13.82%) React
23 33 (13.41%) Jenkins
23 33 (13.41%) Linux
24 30 (12.20%) Python

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 19 (7.72%) CMS
2 17 (6.91%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.88%) Apache
4 9 (3.66%) GeoServer
4 9 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (3.25%) Drupal
5 8 (3.25%) IIS
6 7 (2.85%) JBoss
7 6 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.63%) Confluence
9 3 (1.22%) lighttpd
9 3 (1.22%) nginx
9 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.22%) WordPress
10 2 (0.81%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.81%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.41%) InDesign
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.03%) GitHub
4 4 (1.63%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.66%) HTTP
2 5 (2.03%) DNS
2 5 (2.03%) FTP
2 5 (2.03%) SMTP
2 5 (2.03%) SNMP
3 4 (1.63%) Firewall
3 4 (1.63%) Internet
3 4 (1.63%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.63%) LDAP
3 4 (1.63%) SSH
4 3 (1.22%) DHCP
4 3 (1.22%) Intranet
4 3 (1.22%) IPv4
4 3 (1.22%) IPv6
4 3 (1.22%) Network Security
4 3 (1.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 19 (7.72%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.28%) GIS
5 10 (4.07%) MySQL
6 7 (2.85%) QGIS
7 6 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.81%) Big Data
10 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.81%) MS Access
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.81%) SQLite
11 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (16.26%) Git (software)
2 33 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 29 (11.79%) Subversion
4 22 (8.94%) Jasmine
5 17 (6.91%) Karma Test Runner
5 17 (6.91%) Maven
5 17 (6.91%) Visual Studio
6 16 (6.50%) JIRA
7 15 (6.10%) Bower
7 15 (6.10%) Grunt
7 15 (6.10%) Hudson
8 12 (4.88%) Gradle
9 11 (4.47%) Eclipse
9 11 (4.47%) Selenium
10 10 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (3.66%) JUnit
12 8 (3.25%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.85%) DBeaver
14 6 (2.44%) Artifactory
14 6 (2.44%) gulp
General
1 41 (16.67%) Finance
2 29 (11.79%) Banking
3 10 (4.07%) Marketing
4 4 (1.63%) Retail
5 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 200 (81.30%) Developer
2 40 (16.26%) Web Developer
3 37 (15.04%) .NET Developer
4 34 (13.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 30 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 28 (11.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 26 (10.57%) UI Developer
8 20 (8.13%) Java Developer
9 19 (7.72%) C# Developer
10 14 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.88%) Designer
12 11 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.47%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (4.07%) HTML Developer
14 9 (3.66%) Consultant
15 8 (3.25%) .NET Web Developer
15 8 (3.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 8 (3.25%) PHP Developer
15 8 (3.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 7 (2.85%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (95.12%) HTML
2 113 (45.93%) jQuery
3 110 (44.72%) AngularJS
4 85 (34.55%) HTML5
5 77 (31.30%) .NET
6 68 (27.64%) CSS3
7 60 (24.39%) ASP.NET
8 47 (19.11%) Sass
9 45 (18.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 39 (15.85%) Node.js
11 35 (14.23%) Web Services
12 34 (13.82%) React
13 28 (11.38%) .NET Framework
14 25 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (9.35%) XML
16 22 (8.94%) LESS
16 22 (8.94%) REST
17 20 (8.13%) RESTful
18 16 (6.50%) Ajax
19 14 (5.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.70%) User Experience
2 16 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.03%) iPad
6 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.63%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.63%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.22%) PKI
7 3 (1.22%) Replication
7 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.22%) VLE
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.81%) Photography
8 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.41%) Linux
2 11 (4.47%) Unix
3 9 (3.66%) Windows
4 5 (2.03%) Debian
4 5 (2.03%) SUSE
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) HPUX
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.64%) Web Development
3 58 (23.58%) Scrum
4 56 (22.76%) Front End Development
5 50 (20.33%) MVC
6 49 (19.92%) TDD
7 38 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.98%) BDD
9 24 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.76%) Workflow
10 22 (8.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (7.72%) Kanban
12 17 (6.91%) OO
13 16 (6.50%) Analytics
14 15 (6.10%) Open Source
15 13 (5.28%) Content Management
15 13 (5.28%) SDLC
16 12 (4.88%) OOD
16 12 (4.88%) Software Engineering
16 12 (4.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 205 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 68 (27.64%) C#
3 49 (19.92%) Java
4 47 (19.11%) SQL
5 30 (12.20%) Python
6 23 (9.35%) Perl
7 21 (8.54%) PHP
8 18 (7.32%) CoffeeScript
9 11 (4.47%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.07%) VB
11 8 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.85%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.44%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.22%) ES6
15 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.22%) VBScript
16 2 (0.81%) Scala
16 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (3.25%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.81%) MCSE
4 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) HNC
5 1 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) MCP
5 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.03%) WCAG
3 4 (1.63%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (2.85%) GeoWebCache
2 6 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.63%) Docker
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.44%) Ansible
2 3 (1.22%) Cacti
2 3 (1.22%) Munin
2 3 (1.22%) Nagios
2 3 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.41%) Mesos
3 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.10%) VMware
3 9 (3.66%) Nintex
3 9 (3.66%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.25%) Adobe
4 8 (3.25%) Oracle
5 7 (2.85%) HP
6 5 (2.03%) Google
6 5 (2.03%) Twitter
7 4 (1.63%) OpenText
8 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.81%) ESRI
9 2 (0.81%) Telerik
9 2 (0.81%) Zend
10 1 (0.41%) Facebook
10 1 (0.41%) Sybase
10 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
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