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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 41 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 136 145 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.56% 4.86% 7.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.37% 23.85% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 90 119
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £419 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +14.06%
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
608 608 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.37% 20.40% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 338 479
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Glasgow +16 63 £310 -4.61% 32
Edinburgh -14 58 £376 +15.76% 19
Renfrewshire -30 7 £320 -28.88% 1
Fife +6 4 £269 -20.37%
West Lothian +6 2 £406 +41.30% 2
Stirling +8 1 £200 -50.00%
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 212 (83.79%) HTML
2 188 (74.31%) JavaScript
3 112 (44.27%) HTML5
4 98 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (37.15%) jQuery
5 94 (37.15%) CSS3
6 93 (36.76%) AngularJS
7 79 (31.23%) .NET
8 71 (28.06%) MVC
9 69 (27.27%) C#
10 68 (26.88%) SQL Server
11 64 (25.30%) Web Development
12 54 (21.34%) Java
13 53 (20.95%) ASP.NET
13 53 (20.95%) React
14 51 (20.16%) Web Services
15 50 (19.76%) Front End Development
16 44 (17.39%) User Experience
16 44 (17.39%) Scrum
17 43 (17.00%) SQL
17 43 (17.00%) TDD
18 42 (16.60%) Microsoft
18 42 (16.60%) Git (software)
19 39 (15.42%) .NET Framework
20 37 (14.62%) REST
21 35 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (13.04%) SOAP
22 33 (13.04%) Node.js
22 33 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
23 32 (12.65%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 33 (13.04%) Node.js
2 22 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.32%) IIS
4 12 (4.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.35%) NServiceBus
6 9 (3.56%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (3.56%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.16%) CMS
7 8 (3.16%) MS Exchange
7 8 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.77%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (2.77%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (2.37%) Drupal
9 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.37%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.98%) Apache
11 3 (1.19%) JBoss
11 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (5.14%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.58%) InDesign
4 4 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.19%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.79%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.95%) Office 365
2 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.79%) Heroku
4 2 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.32%) HTTP
2 7 (2.77%) DNS
2 7 (2.77%) WAN
3 4 (1.58%) Internet
3 4 (1.58%) Intranet
3 4 (1.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.58%) MySQL
7 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.19%) Big Data
8 3 (1.19%) GIS
9 2 (0.79%) DB2
9 2 (0.79%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (16.60%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.65%) Subversion
3 23 (9.09%) JUnit
4 21 (8.30%) Eclipse
4 21 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.30%) Maven
5 19 (7.51%) JIRA
6 18 (7.11%) Jasmine
6 18 (7.11%) Mockito
7 16 (6.32%) Visual Studio
8 15 (5.93%) Bitbucket
8 15 (5.93%) Gradle
9 11 (4.35%) Grunt
10 9 (3.56%) gulp
11 8 (3.16%) NetBeans
12 7 (2.77%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.37%) Bower
13 6 (2.37%) Hudson
14 5 (1.98%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (11.07%) Finance
2 25 (9.88%) Banking
3 3 (1.19%) Automotive
3 3 (1.19%) Marketing
3 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 196 (77.47%) Developer
2 39 (15.42%) .NET Developer
3 33 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 33 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 23 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 21 (8.30%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (7.51%) UI Developer
8 16 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Designer
9 9 (3.56%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.16%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.77%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (2.37%) Angular Developer
12 6 (2.37%) HTML Developer
12 6 (2.37%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (83.79%) HTML
2 112 (44.27%) HTML5
3 94 (37.15%) CSS3
3 94 (37.15%) jQuery
4 93 (36.76%) AngularJS
5 79 (31.23%) .NET
6 53 (20.95%) ASP.NET
6 53 (20.95%) React
7 51 (20.16%) Web Services
8 39 (15.42%) .NET Framework
9 37 (14.62%) REST
10 33 (13.04%) SOAP
11 30 (11.86%) RESTful
12 27 (10.67%) Sass
12 27 (10.67%) XML
13 24 (9.49%) JSON
13 24 (9.49%) Spring
14 22 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (8.70%) Entity Framework
15 20 (7.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.39%) User Experience
2 20 (7.91%) iPad
3 14 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.77%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.77%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.19%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.19%) iPhone
10 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.79%) W3C
10 2 (0.79%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.40%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.07%) Windows
2 22 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.30%) Linux
4 19 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.77%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.77%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.37%) Unix
9 5 (1.98%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.06%) MVC
3 64 (25.30%) Web Development
4 50 (19.76%) Front End Development
5 44 (17.39%) Scrum
6 43 (17.00%) TDD
7 35 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (11.86%) Unit Testing
10 27 (10.67%) OO
11 21 (8.30%) E-Commerce
11 21 (8.30%) Web Design
12 20 (7.91%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.72%) OOD
13 17 (6.72%) Project Management
13 17 (6.72%) Service Design
13 17 (6.72%) Waterfall
14 16 (6.32%) Microservices
14 16 (6.32%) Migration
15 14 (5.53%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (74.31%) JavaScript
2 69 (27.27%) C#
3 54 (21.34%) Java
4 43 (17.00%) SQL
5 23 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.72%) PHP
6 17 (6.72%) Python
7 15 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.35%) ES6
8 11 (4.35%) Perl
9 8 (3.16%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.77%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (2.37%) JSX
11 6 (2.37%) VB
12 4 (1.58%) C
12 4 (1.58%) Ruby
12 4 (1.58%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.58%) VB6
13 3 (1.19%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.53%) Degree
1 14 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.77%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
5 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (3.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) WAI
3 2 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.77%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.77%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 42 (16.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.14%) VMware
3 12 (4.74%) Adobe
4 11 (4.35%) HP
4 11 (4.35%) Pega
5 10 (3.95%) Oracle
6 7 (2.77%) Citrix
6 7 (2.77%) Kony
6 7 (2.77%) Nintex
6 7 (2.77%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.58%) Zend
8 2 (0.79%) Facebook
8 2 (0.79%) Sybase
8 2 (0.79%) Twitter
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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