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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 185 172 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.62% 6.96% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.20% 22.72% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 112 61
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +18.91%
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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
734 757 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.27% 30.65% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 409 283
Average daily rate £350 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 19
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
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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 -4 87 £350 +12.00% 35
Glasgow +3 82 £330 +37.50% 37
Dundee +8 3 £304 +26.56% 3
Aberdeen +14 2 £400 - 2
West Lothian 0 2 £275 -34.52% 5
Renfrewshire -7 1 £399 -4.48%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 305 (86.89%) HTML
2 285 (81.20%) JavaScript
3 156 (44.44%) jQuery
4 146 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (35.61%) HTML5
6 117 (33.33%) MVC
7 107 (30.48%) .NET
8 94 (26.78%) CSS3
9 91 (25.93%) Java
10 90 (25.64%) C#
11 79 (22.51%) SQL
12 77 (21.94%) SQL Server
13 75 (21.37%) XML
14 70 (19.94%) Backbone.js
15 68 (19.37%) TDD
16 67 (19.09%) ASP.NET
17 66 (18.80%) Banking
18 63 (17.95%) JSP
19 62 (17.66%) Oracle
19 62 (17.66%) Finance
20 57 (16.24%) AngularJS
21 56 (15.95%) Relational Database
21 56 (15.95%) Ajax
22 54 (15.38%) OO
23 50 (14.25%) CMS
24 49 (13.96%) Web Services
25 46 (13.11%) Spring
26 45 (12.82%) Unit Testing
27 44 (12.54%) JSON
28 43 (12.25%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (14.25%) CMS
2 37 (10.54%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.98%) WebSphere
4 24 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (5.98%) Apache
6 14 (3.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 13 (3.70%) JBoss
8 12 (3.42%) Umbraco
8 12 (3.42%) Node.js
9 8 (2.28%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (1.71%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.14%) IIS
11 4 (1.14%) Drupal
11 4 (1.14%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.14%) nginx
12 3 (0.85%) Lync
12 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.85%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.85%) InDesign
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) GitHub
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.13%) HTTP
2 13 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 12 (3.42%) Intranet
4 5 (1.42%) Internet
5 4 (1.14%) Extranet
6 2 (0.57%) Firewall
6 2 (0.57%) VPN
6 2 (0.57%) DNS
6 2 (0.57%) LAN
6 2 (0.57%) WAN
6 2 (0.57%) DHCP
6 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 56 (15.95%) Relational Database
3 33 (9.40%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.56%) MySQL
8 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.28%) Big Data
12 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (10.26%) Maven
2 34 (9.69%) Selenium
3 30 (8.55%) Jasmine
4 29 (8.26%) Git (software)
5 22 (6.27%) Grunt
6 21 (5.98%) CruiseControl
7 18 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.27%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.42%) JUnit
9 12 (3.42%) QUnit
10 11 (3.13%) Subversion
11 8 (2.28%) Hudson
11 8 (2.28%) RSpec
12 7 (1.99%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (1.14%) TestNG
15 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
16 2 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 66 (18.80%) Banking
2 62 (17.66%) Finance
3 8 (2.28%) Retail
4 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.85%) Marketing
5 3 (0.85%) Advertising
5 3 (0.85%) Publishing
6 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 313 (89.17%) Developer
2 64 (18.23%) Web Developer
3 61 (17.38%) Front-End Developer
4 51 (14.53%) .NET Developer
5 39 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 33 (9.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (7.12%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.55%) SharePoint Developer
9 21 (5.98%) UI Developer
10 20 (5.70%) UI Programmer
11 19 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
12 15 (4.27%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (3.99%) Designer
14 11 (3.13%) SQL Developer
15 10 (2.85%) Technical Leader
16 9 (2.56%) Software Developer
16 9 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
17 8 (2.28%) Ruby Developer
17 8 (2.28%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (86.89%) HTML
2 156 (44.44%) jQuery
3 125 (35.61%) HTML5
4 107 (30.48%) .NET
5 94 (26.78%) CSS3
6 75 (21.37%) XML
7 70 (19.94%) Backbone.js
8 67 (19.09%) ASP.NET
9 63 (17.95%) JSP
10 57 (16.24%) AngularJS
11 56 (15.95%) Ajax
12 49 (13.96%) Web Services
13 46 (13.11%) Spring
14 44 (12.54%) JSON
15 38 (10.83%) KnockoutJS
16 32 (9.12%) XSLT
17 30 (8.55%) J2EE
18 29 (8.26%) Spring MVC
18 29 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.25%) User Experience
2 14 (3.99%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.70%) Open Source
4 10 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.99%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.99%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.14%) W3C
8 4 (1.14%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.85%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.57%) Social Media
10 2 (0.57%) Social Network
10 2 (0.57%) DataPower
10 2 (0.57%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.57%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.57%) Kindle
10 2 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.12%) UNIX
2 11 (3.13%) Linux
3 8 (2.28%) Windows
4 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.42%) Android
5 5 (1.42%) AIX
5 5 (1.42%) Solaris
5 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) HPUX
6 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (33.33%) MVC
3 68 (19.37%) TDD
4 54 (15.38%) OO
5 45 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 36 (10.26%) Web Development
7 35 (9.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 33 (9.40%) Web Design
9 26 (7.41%) Scrum
10 24 (6.84%) Web Application Development
11 18 (5.13%) Data Modelling
12 17 (4.84%) SOA
13 15 (4.27%) Test Automation
14 14 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (3.70%) Migration
15 13 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (3.42%) Mentoring
17 11 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
17 11 (3.13%) Content Management
18 10 (2.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 285 (81.20%) JavaScript
2 91 (25.93%) Java
3 90 (25.64%) C#
4 79 (22.51%) SQL
5 37 (10.54%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.98%) Shell Script
6 21 (5.98%) Perl
7 12 (3.42%) PHP
7 12 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.13%) Ruby
8 11 (3.13%) VBA
9 8 (2.28%) Python
9 8 (2.28%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.85%) XPath
11 2 (0.57%) Groovy
11 2 (0.57%) Jython
11 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) Scala
12 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (6.27%) Degree
2 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) MCSD
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) MCPD
4 1 (0.28%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.71%) WCAG
2 4 (1.14%) QA
3 3 (0.85%) WAI
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.57%) KVM
1 2 (0.57%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 62 (17.66%) Oracle
2 25 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.27%) Adobe
4 14 (3.99%) Twitter
5 12 (3.42%) Sybase
6 5 (1.42%) HP
7 4 (1.14%) Ektron
8 3 (0.85%) Sencha
9 2 (0.57%) IBM
9 2 (0.57%) Kony
9 2 (0.57%) Citrix
9 2 (0.57%) Lotus
9 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.57%) VMware
9 2 (0.57%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.57%) Google
9 2 (0.57%) Zend
10 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.28%) Nintex
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Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1.00 - £1.10 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
West Lothian
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London and Edinburgh
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + doe
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