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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 143 192 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.66% 7.23% 5.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.40% 24.09% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 112 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £437 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -8.57%
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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
611 797 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.90% 30.02% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 459 352
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -12 74 £325 - 24
Glasgow -20 44 £350 - 24
Stirling - 7 £400 - 1
Dundee +3 1 £325 +36.84%
West Lothian -8 1 £325 -9.72% 4
Fife - 1 - - 1
East Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 299 (88.20%) HTML
2 292 (86.14%) JavaScript
3 149 (43.95%) jQuery
4 122 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (30.97%) HTML5
6 103 (30.38%) .NET
7 97 (28.61%) Java
8 96 (28.32%) C#
9 92 (27.14%) SQL
10 87 (25.66%) CSS3
11 81 (23.89%) SQL Server
12 76 (22.42%) ASP.NET
13 75 (22.12%) MVC
14 68 (20.06%) Banking
15 61 (17.99%) OO
16 58 (17.11%) Finance
16 58 (17.11%) AngularJS
17 55 (16.22%) TDD
18 50 (14.75%) XML
19 49 (14.45%) Oracle
19 49 (14.45%) Ajax
20 48 (14.16%) Spring
21 46 (13.57%) JSP
22 43 (12.68%) Unit Testing
23 39 (11.50%) Relational Database
23 39 (11.50%) Web Development
23 39 (11.50%) .NET Framework
24 38 (11.21%) CMS
25 35 (10.32%) Web Services
26 32 (9.44%) Hibernate

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (11.21%) CMS
2 28 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.42%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.13%) Umbraco
5 11 (3.24%) WordPress
6 10 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.95%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.36%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (2.36%) FileNet
8 7 (2.06%) Node.js
9 5 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.47%) Confluence
9 5 (1.47%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.47%) JBoss
9 5 (1.47%) Drupal
9 5 (1.47%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.65%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.59%) InDesign
4 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Magento
2 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.59%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.13%) HTTP
2 13 (3.83%) HTTPS
3 9 (2.65%) Intranet
4 4 (1.18%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.90%) MySQL
4 20 (5.90%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.95%) MS Access
8 9 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.88%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (7.96%) Selenium
2 26 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.78%) Grunt
4 22 (6.49%) Jasmine
5 20 (5.90%) Maven
6 18 (5.31%) Visual Studio
7 15 (4.42%) CruiseControl
8 14 (4.13%) Subversion
8 14 (4.13%) JUnit
9 13 (3.83%) JIRA
10 12 (3.54%) Ant
10 12 (3.54%) Eclipse
11 11 (3.24%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.95%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.36%) Hudson
13 8 (2.36%) WebDriver
13 8 (2.36%) Bower
14 7 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 68 (20.06%) Banking
2 58 (17.11%) Finance
3 18 (5.31%) Retail
4 11 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.59%) Front Office
6 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 290 (85.55%) Developer
2 65 (19.17%) Front-End Developer
3 52 (15.34%) Web Developer
4 49 (14.45%) Java Developer
5 47 (13.86%) .NET Developer
6 28 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 13 (3.83%) SharePoint Developer
9 12 (3.54%) Front-End Web Developer
9 12 (3.54%) Designer
10 11 (3.24%) UI Programmer
10 11 (3.24%) UI Developer
11 9 (2.65%) C# Developer
12 7 (2.06%) Senior Web Developer
12 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.06%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.06%) PHP Developer
12 7 (2.06%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.06%) AWS Developer
13 6 (1.77%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (88.20%) HTML
2 149 (43.95%) jQuery
3 105 (30.97%) HTML5
4 103 (30.38%) .NET
5 87 (25.66%) CSS3
6 76 (22.42%) ASP.NET
7 58 (17.11%) AngularJS
8 50 (14.75%) XML
9 49 (14.45%) Ajax
10 48 (14.16%) Spring
11 46 (13.57%) JSP
12 39 (11.50%) .NET Framework
13 35 (10.32%) Web Services
14 32 (9.44%) Hibernate
15 29 (8.55%) Backbone.js
16 28 (8.26%) J2EE
17 26 (7.67%) XSLT
18 25 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 23 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
19 23 (6.78%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.96%) User Experience
2 16 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.06%) Open Source
5 5 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.47%) W3C
5 5 (1.47%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.18%) Social Network
6 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.88%) Social Media
7 3 (0.88%) GIS
8 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.59%) NHS
8 2 (0.59%) Informatics
8 2 (0.59%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.55%) UNIX
2 17 (5.01%) Windows
3 15 (4.42%) Linux
4 9 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.36%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (22.12%) MVC
3 61 (17.99%) OO
4 55 (16.22%) TDD
5 43 (12.68%) Unit Testing
6 39 (11.50%) Web Development
7 27 (7.96%) Test Automation
7 27 (7.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (7.67%) Scrum
9 24 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.78%) Web Design
11 18 (5.31%) OOD
12 17 (5.01%) Content Management
12 17 (5.01%) Web Application Development
13 13 (3.83%) BDD
13 13 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.83%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.83%) UML
14 12 (3.54%) OOP
14 12 (3.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 292 (86.14%) JavaScript
2 97 (28.61%) Java
3 96 (28.32%) C#
4 92 (27.14%) SQL
5 31 (9.14%) PL/SQL
6 24 (7.08%) PHP
7 19 (5.60%) VBA
8 17 (5.01%) Perl
9 15 (4.42%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.95%) VB
11 8 (2.36%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.77%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.47%) Groovy
13 5 (1.47%) XPath
13 5 (1.47%) Jython
14 4 (1.18%) VBScript
14 4 (1.18%) Ruby
15 3 (0.88%) Python
16 2 (0.59%) VB6
17 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (7.96%) Degree
2 9 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.88%) MCSD
4 3 (0.88%) MCSE
4 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) MCP
5 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.59%) HL7
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (14.45%) Oracle
2 21 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.24%) Adobe
4 10 (2.95%) Lotus
5 8 (2.36%) Sybase
6 7 (2.06%) IBM
7 5 (1.47%) Google
8 3 (0.88%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.29%) Talend
9 1 (0.29%) PayPal
9 1 (0.29%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.29%) Zend
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.29%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Apple
9 1 (0.29%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.29%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) Alterian
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