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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 34 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 121 185 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.74% 6.85% 6.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.33% 28.86% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 74
Average daily rate £348 £375 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
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
626 641 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.54% 23.75% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 373 306
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.25 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -15 67 £375 - 19
Glasgow +3 38 £300 -22.58% 31
West Lothian +6 7 £375 +36.36% 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £420 - 3
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 231 (90.23%) HTML
2 193 (75.39%) JavaScript
3 114 (44.53%) HTML5
4 99 (38.67%) CSS3
5 95 (37.11%) jQuery
6 93 (36.33%) C#
6 93 (36.33%) .NET
7 85 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (32.42%) MVC
8 83 (32.42%) AngularJS
9 79 (30.86%) ASP.NET
10 76 (29.69%) SQL Server
11 54 (21.09%) .NET Framework
12 45 (17.58%) Web Services
13 43 (16.80%) Microsoft
13 43 (16.80%) User Experience
14 41 (16.02%) Front End Development
15 40 (15.63%) Scrum
16 37 (14.45%) TDD
17 36 (14.06%) Web Development
17 36 (14.06%) Java
18 35 (13.67%) Responsive Web Design
18 35 (13.67%) Entity Framework
19 33 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (12.89%) React
19 33 (12.89%) SQL
20 32 (12.50%) Git (software)
21 31 (12.11%) OO
21 31 (12.11%) Finance
22 27 (10.55%) Banking

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (6.64%) Node.js
1 17 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.25%) CMS
3 11 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.30%) NServiceBus
4 10 (3.91%) Drupal
4 10 (3.91%) IIS
5 9 (3.52%) Apache
5 9 (3.52%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.73%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.34%) WordPress
9 5 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.78%) Edge Animate
6 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.78%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) IaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
4 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) Heroku
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.91%) HTTP
2 8 (3.13%) DNS
3 7 (2.73%) WAN
4 4 (1.56%) Internet
4 4 (1.56%) Intranet
4 4 (1.56%) Skype
5 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.34%) MySQL
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) GIS
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) Informix
10 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.08%) Eclipse
3 13 (5.08%) Subversion
4 12 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.69%) JIRA
4 12 (4.69%) Maven
5 11 (4.30%) JUnit
6 9 (3.52%) Axure RP
6 9 (3.52%) Mockito
7 8 (3.13%) Grunt
7 8 (3.13%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.13%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.73%) gulp
9 6 (2.34%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.95%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.95%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (1.95%) Gradle
10 5 (1.95%) NetBeans
10 5 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (12.11%) Finance
2 27 (10.55%) Banking
3 7 (2.73%) Advertising
4 5 (1.95%) Games
5 4 (1.56%) Interactive Media
5 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.17%) Automotive
6 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Military
6 3 (1.17%) Publishing
6 3 (1.17%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (75.39%) Developer
2 58 (22.66%) .NET Developer
3 47 (18.36%) Web Developer
4 31 (12.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 30 (11.72%) C# Developer
6 29 (11.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 23 (8.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (7.42%) UI Developer
9 18 (7.03%) Designer
10 16 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.86%) HTML Developer
11 15 (5.86%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.47%) Java Developer
13 13 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 13 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.08%) HTML CSS Developer
14 10 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
15 9 (3.52%) .NET Web Developer
15 9 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
15 9 (3.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (90.23%) HTML
2 114 (44.53%) HTML5
3 99 (38.67%) CSS3
4 95 (37.11%) jQuery
5 93 (36.33%) .NET
6 83 (32.42%) AngularJS
7 79 (30.86%) ASP.NET
8 54 (21.09%) .NET Framework
9 45 (17.58%) Web Services
10 35 (13.67%) Entity Framework
11 33 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (12.89%) React
12 26 (10.16%) JSON
12 26 (10.16%) RESTful
13 23 (8.98%) REST
14 22 (8.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (7.42%) KnockoutJS
17 18 (7.03%) Backbone.js
17 18 (7.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.80%) User Experience
2 12 (4.69%) iPad
3 9 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.95%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.56%) W3C
8 3 (1.17%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.17%) VLE
9 2 (0.78%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.78%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.25%) Windows
2 14 (5.47%) Linux
3 12 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.73%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.95%) Android
8 4 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.42%) MVC
3 41 (16.02%) Front End Development
4 40 (15.63%) Scrum
5 37 (14.45%) TDD
6 36 (14.06%) Web Development
7 35 (13.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 31 (12.11%) OO
9 27 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 22 (8.59%) Web Design
12 17 (6.64%) Project Management
13 14 (5.47%) SDLC
14 13 (5.08%) OOD
14 13 (5.08%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.69%) Migration
15 12 (4.69%) Waterfall
16 11 (4.30%) Content Management
16 11 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (4.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 193 (75.39%) JavaScript
2 93 (36.33%) C#
3 36 (14.06%) Java
4 33 (12.89%) SQL
5 22 (8.59%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.08%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.91%) PHP
8 6 (2.34%) ES6
9 4 (1.56%) VB
9 4 (1.56%) VB6
10 3 (1.17%) Ada
10 3 (1.17%) C
10 3 (1.17%) C++
10 3 (1.17%) Python
10 3 (1.17%) Ruby
11 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.39%) JSX
12 1 (0.39%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (3.52%) Degree
2 6 (2.34%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.34%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.34%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.08%) Adobe
3 9 (3.52%) Oracle
4 7 (2.73%) Citrix
4 7 (2.73%) VMware
5 6 (2.34%) Kony
5 6 (2.34%) Twitter
5 6 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.56%) Facebook
6 4 (1.56%) HP
6 4 (1.56%) Zend
7 2 (0.78%) Google
8 1 (0.39%) Brightcove
8 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.39%) Pega
8 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) Telerik
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