The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 29 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Contract jobs citing CSS 177 119 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.54% 4.81% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.26% 18.74% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 54 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +32.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
761 635 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.11% 25.68% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 284 186
Average daily rate £375 £373 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 82 £375 +44.23% 25
Glasgow +10 70 £305 +1.66% 50
Aberdeen +11 10 £300 +20.00% 10
West Lothian +8 10 £375 - 2
Dundee +3 1 £170 -35.84% 3
Falkirk - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 346 (93.51%) HTML
2 300 (81.08%) JavaScript
3 148 (40.00%) jQuery
4 132 (35.68%) HTML5
5 109 (29.46%) CSS3
6 99 (26.76%) Java
7 97 (26.22%) .NET
8 95 (25.68%) MVC
9 87 (23.51%) XML
10 79 (21.35%) C#
11 76 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (16.76%) ASP.NET
13 58 (15.68%) SQL
13 58 (15.68%) Web Services
14 57 (15.41%) JSP
14 57 (15.41%) Web Development
14 57 (15.41%) Backbone.js
15 55 (14.86%) SQL Server
16 54 (14.59%) JSON
17 53 (14.32%) TDD
18 51 (13.78%) Unit Testing
19 49 (13.24%) CMS
19 49 (13.24%) Ajax
20 46 (12.43%) OO
21 44 (11.89%) Linux
21 44 (11.89%) Relational Database
22 43 (11.62%) Spring
22 43 (11.62%) Finance
23 41 (11.08%) Maven
23 41 (11.08%) PHP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 49 (13.24%) CMS
2 28 (7.57%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.03%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
7 9 (2.43%) WordPress
7 9 (2.43%) Apache
8 7 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.89%) Node.js
9 6 (1.62%) TeamSite
9 6 (1.62%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.62%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.08%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.81%) IIS
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (4.05%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.81%) InDesign
5 2 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.86%) HTTP
2 10 (2.70%) Intranet
3 4 (1.08%) LAN
3 4 (1.08%) WAN
4 3 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.81%) DHCP
4 3 (0.81%) VPN
4 3 (0.81%) DNS
4 3 (0.81%) SAN
4 3 (0.81%) Internet
4 3 (0.81%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) SNMP
6 1 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.89%) Relational Database
3 30 (8.11%) MySQL
4 20 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.24%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (11.08%) Maven
2 27 (7.30%) Selenium
3 22 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.59%) Jasmine
5 16 (4.32%) JUnit
5 16 (4.32%) CruiseControl
5 16 (4.32%) Subversion
6 13 (3.51%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.51%) QUnit
7 9 (2.43%) Hudson
8 8 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.35%) RSpec
9 5 (1.35%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.81%) Grunt
11 3 (0.81%) NUnit
12 2 (0.54%) NetAdvantage
12 2 (0.54%) ReSharper
General
1 43 (11.62%) Finance
2 32 (8.65%) Banking
3 4 (1.08%) Retail
3 4 (1.08%) Publishing
3 4 (1.08%) Marketing
4 3 (0.81%) Advertising
4 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.27%) Law
5 1 (0.27%) Legal
5 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 324 (87.57%) Developer
2 61 (16.49%) Front-End Developer
3 58 (15.68%) Web Developer
4 54 (14.59%) Java Developer
5 36 (9.73%) .NET Developer
6 24 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 22 (5.95%) SharePoint Developer
8 19 (5.14%) UI Developer
9 18 (4.86%) UI Programmer
10 16 (4.32%) Designer
11 14 (3.78%) User Experience Developer
11 14 (3.78%) PHP Developer
12 13 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.24%) Front-End Web Developer
13 12 (3.24%) Portal Developer
14 10 (2.70%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.70%) C# Developer
15 9 (2.43%) Ruby Developer
15 9 (2.43%) Software Developer
16 8 (2.16%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (93.51%) HTML
2 148 (40.00%) jQuery
3 132 (35.68%) HTML5
4 109 (29.46%) CSS3
5 97 (26.22%) .NET
6 87 (23.51%) XML
7 62 (16.76%) ASP.NET
8 58 (15.68%) Web Services
9 57 (15.41%) JSP
9 57 (15.41%) Backbone.js
10 54 (14.59%) JSON
11 49 (13.24%) Ajax
12 43 (11.62%) Spring
13 34 (9.19%) XHTML
14 28 (7.57%) Spring MVC
15 27 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (7.30%) XSLT
16 26 (7.03%) J2EE
17 25 (6.76%) RESTful
18 24 (6.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.30%) Open Source
2 10 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 10 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.62%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.08%) Kindle
6 3 (0.81%) Blog
6 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.81%) FMCG
6 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.81%) W3C
6 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.81%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.81%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.81%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.54%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.27%) iPad
8 1 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.89%) Linux
2 30 (8.11%) Mac OS X
3 20 (5.41%) UNIX
4 19 (5.14%) Solaris
5 17 (4.59%) Windows
5 17 (4.59%) AIX
6 8 (2.16%) Android
7 6 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.81%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (25.68%) MVC
2 76 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (15.41%) Web Development
4 53 (14.32%) TDD
5 51 (13.78%) Unit Testing
6 46 (12.43%) OO
7 31 (8.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 30 (8.11%) Scrum
9 26 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (7.03%) Web Application Development
10 24 (6.49%) BDD
11 23 (6.22%) SOA
12 20 (5.41%) Content Management
13 19 (5.14%) Web Design
14 18 (4.86%) OOP
15 17 (4.59%) CRM
15 17 (4.59%) Waterfall
16 16 (4.32%) Project Management
17 15 (4.05%) Dependency Management
18 14 (3.78%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 300 (81.08%) JavaScript
2 99 (26.76%) Java
3 79 (21.35%) C#
4 58 (15.68%) SQL
5 41 (11.08%) PHP
6 21 (5.68%) Ruby
7 20 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.32%) Perl
8 16 (4.32%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.62%) C++
9 6 (1.62%) VB
10 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.35%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (1.35%) VBA
11 4 (1.08%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.81%) VBScript
13 2 (0.54%) AWK
13 2 (0.54%) Python
13 2 (0.54%) sed
14 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (6.49%) Degree
2 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.35%) WCAG
2 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.81%) RHEV
1 3 (0.81%) KVM
1 3 (0.81%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.35%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.54%) Nagios
3 2 (0.54%) OpenView
3 2 (0.54%) Opsview
3 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.54%) Cacti
4 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.27%) Munin
Vendors
1 36 (9.73%) Oracle
2 25 (6.76%) JBoss
3 22 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.05%) Adobe
4 15 (4.05%) Twitter
5 8 (2.16%) HP
5 8 (2.16%) Sencha
6 7 (1.89%) Zend
6 7 (1.89%) IBM
7 5 (1.35%) Sybase
7 5 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.08%) Lotus
9 3 (0.81%) Citrix
9 3 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.81%) VMware
10 2 (0.54%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.54%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.54%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.27%) Nintex
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