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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 191 182 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.97% 6.55% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.25% 22.98% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 106 56
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £299
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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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
653 792 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.41% 28.52% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 444 286
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.10 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 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 28 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 +2 96 £350 -6.66% 22
Glasgow -5 51 £325 +5.17% 23
Stirling - 13 £400 - 1
West Lothian -9 7 £313 -16.66%
Highlands - 7 - -
Fife - 6 £300 - 2
Renfrewshire +6 2 £325 -9.72%
Aberdeen -5 1 £163 -45.83%
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UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 308 (91.94%) HTML
2 274 (81.79%) JavaScript
3 145 (43.28%) HTML5
4 117 (34.93%) jQuery
5 100 (29.85%) SQL
6 96 (28.66%) Java
6 96 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (26.27%) MVC
8 86 (25.67%) CSS3
9 85 (25.37%) C#
10 84 (25.07%) .NET
11 77 (22.99%) AngularJS
12 76 (22.69%) OO
13 70 (20.90%) ASP.NET
14 65 (19.40%) SQL Server
15 62 (18.51%) TDD
16 61 (18.21%) XML
17 48 (14.33%) Finance
18 46 (13.73%) Microsoft
19 45 (13.43%) Unit Testing
20 43 (12.84%) JSP
21 41 (12.24%) Oracle
22 40 (11.94%) Banking
23 38 (11.34%) Spring
24 37 (11.04%) Ajax
24 37 (11.04%) RESTful
25 35 (10.45%) Web Development
25 35 (10.45%) PHP
25 35 (10.45%) Web Services
26 32 (9.55%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (9.25%) CMS
2 26 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.46%) Node.js
4 13 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.58%) WordPress
6 11 (3.28%) Drupal
7 10 (2.99%) FileNet
8 9 (2.69%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.79%) IIS
11 5 (1.49%) JBoss
11 5 (1.49%) Apache
11 5 (1.49%) Confluence
11 5 (1.49%) Lync
11 5 (1.49%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (5.07%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.99%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.79%) InDesign
5 4 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.60%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.49%) SaaS
2 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.79%) Internet
2 5 (1.49%) Intranet
3 4 (1.19%) DNS
4 3 (0.90%) WAN
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) CTI
6 1 (0.30%) SNMP
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) Extranet
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.27%) MySQL
5 18 (5.37%) RDBMS
6 16 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.39%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.39%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.90%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.90%) MS Access
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.30%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 29 (8.66%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.16%) Visual Studio
3 21 (6.27%) JUnit
4 19 (5.67%) Subversion
5 18 (5.37%) Eclipse
6 16 (4.78%) Ant
6 16 (4.78%) JIRA
6 16 (4.78%) Selenium
7 14 (4.18%) Grunt
8 13 (3.88%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.88%) Maven
9 11 (3.28%) Jasmine
10 10 (2.99%) CruiseControl
10 10 (2.99%) Hudson
11 9 (2.69%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (2.39%) NetBeans
13 7 (2.09%) gulp
13 7 (2.09%) Bower
13 7 (2.09%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 48 (14.33%) Finance
2 40 (11.94%) Banking
3 13 (3.88%) Retail
3 13 (3.88%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.09%) Marketing
5 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.79%) Games
6 5 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.19%) Military
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (80.90%) Developer
2 63 (18.81%) Front-End Developer
3 54 (16.12%) Web Developer
4 49 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 35 (10.45%) .NET Developer
6 34 (10.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.78%) Designer
9 13 (3.88%) Software Developer
10 12 (3.58%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (3.58%) UI Developer
10 12 (3.58%) UI Programmer
11 11 (3.28%) Front-End Web Developer
12 10 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (2.99%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (2.69%) SQL Developer
13 9 (2.69%) PHP Developer
14 6 (1.79%) Software Engineer
14 6 (1.79%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (91.94%) HTML
2 145 (43.28%) HTML5
3 117 (34.93%) jQuery
4 86 (25.67%) CSS3
5 84 (25.07%) .NET
6 77 (22.99%) AngularJS
7 70 (20.90%) ASP.NET
8 61 (18.21%) XML
9 43 (12.84%) JSP
10 38 (11.34%) Spring
11 37 (11.04%) Ajax
11 37 (11.04%) RESTful
12 35 (10.45%) Web Services
13 32 (9.55%) .NET Framework
14 31 (9.25%) Hibernate
15 29 (8.66%) J2EE
15 29 (8.66%) Sass
16 28 (8.36%) Dojo
17 27 (8.06%) LESS
18 22 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.96%) User Experience
2 12 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.19%) GIS
6 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.90%) Social Media
6 3 (0.90%) New Media
7 2 (0.60%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.60%) FMCG
7 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) BBC
8 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.30%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.30%) DTV
8 1 (0.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.66%) UNIX
2 27 (8.06%) Windows
3 16 (4.78%) Linux
4 7 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.49%) Android
6 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (26.27%) MVC
3 76 (22.69%) OO
4 62 (18.51%) TDD
5 45 (13.43%) Unit Testing
6 35 (10.45%) Web Development
7 32 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (8.66%) Scrum
8 29 (8.66%) Content Management
9 21 (6.27%) OOP
9 21 (6.27%) OOD
10 20 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (5.97%) SDLC
11 17 (5.07%) Migration
11 17 (5.07%) Software Engineering
12 16 (4.78%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.78%) BDD
13 15 (4.48%) Project Management
14 14 (4.18%) UML
15 13 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 274 (81.79%) JavaScript
2 100 (29.85%) SQL
3 96 (28.66%) Java
4 85 (25.37%) C#
5 35 (10.45%) PHP
6 30 (8.96%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.48%) Perl
8 13 (3.88%) VBA
9 12 (3.58%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.99%) Python
11 8 (2.39%) VB
12 6 (1.79%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.79%) C++
12 6 (1.79%) XPath
12 6 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.49%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.49%) VBScript
14 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.19%) Ada
Qualifications
1 24 (7.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.18%) Degree
3 12 (3.58%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.19%) MCP
5 4 (1.19%) 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 3 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.19%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.30%) Nagios
2 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.30%) Opsview
Vendors
1 46 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.24%) Oracle
3 19 (5.67%) Adobe
4 10 (2.99%) Sybase
5 8 (2.39%) IBM
6 7 (2.09%) VMware
7 6 (1.79%) Telerik
7 6 (1.79%) Twitter
8 4 (1.19%) HP
9 3 (0.90%) Citrix
9 3 (0.90%) Lotus
9 3 (0.90%) SAP
9 3 (0.90%) F5
10 2 (0.60%) Google
10 2 (0.60%) Zend
11 1 (0.30%) Alterian
11 1 (0.30%) Talend
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco
11 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
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