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 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 215 175 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.68% 7.07% 5.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.98% 24.37% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 118 71
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +0.76%
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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
742 718 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.51% 29.01% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 397 314
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 17 December 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 +2 107 £375 +17.64% 25
Glasgow +3 81 £340 +43.15% 34
Dundee +8 6 £320 +33.33% 5
North Lanarkshire +2 3 - -
West Lothian -5 3 £275 -33.73% 4
Aberdeen +9 1 - - 2
Renfrewshire -11 1 £399 -4.48%
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 317 (87.33%) HTML
2 289 (79.61%) JavaScript
3 160 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (43.53%) jQuery
5 127 (34.99%) HTML5
6 118 (32.51%) .NET
7 109 (30.03%) MVC
8 100 (27.55%) C#
9 99 (27.27%) Java
10 96 (26.45%) CSS3
11 90 (24.79%) SQL Server
12 88 (24.24%) SQL
13 73 (20.11%) ASP.NET
14 72 (19.83%) TDD
15 69 (19.01%) Banking
16 68 (18.73%) Finance
17 67 (18.46%) XML
18 60 (16.53%) JSP
18 60 (16.53%) Backbone.js
19 58 (15.98%) AngularJS
19 58 (15.98%) Oracle
20 56 (15.43%) OO
20 56 (15.43%) Ajax
21 53 (14.60%) Relational Database
22 51 (14.05%) CMS
23 50 (13.77%) Web Services
24 47 (12.95%) Spring
25 42 (11.57%) Unit Testing
26 38 (10.47%) KnockoutJS
26 38 (10.47%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 51 (14.05%) CMS
2 37 (10.19%) SharePoint
3 27 (7.44%) WebSphere
4 24 (6.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (4.68%) Apache
6 15 (4.13%) Umbraco
7 14 (3.86%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (3.03%) Node.js
9 11 (3.03%) JBoss
10 7 (1.93%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.65%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.65%) Drupal
12 5 (1.38%) nginx
12 5 (1.38%) IIS
13 4 (1.10%) WordPress
13 4 (1.10%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.83%) Lync
14 3 (0.83%) TeamSite
Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.38%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.10%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.68%) HTTP
2 16 (4.41%) HTTPS
3 11 (3.03%) Intranet
4 5 (1.38%) Extranet
5 4 (1.10%) Internet
6 2 (0.55%) SAN
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
6 2 (0.55%) DNS
6 2 (0.55%) LAN
6 2 (0.55%) WAN
6 2 (0.55%) DHCP
6 2 (0.55%) Firewall
7 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.60%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (7.71%) RDBMS
5 19 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.86%) MySQL
7 13 (3.58%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.83%) MS Access
10 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.55%) Big Data
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (8.82%) Selenium
2 30 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.99%) Jasmine
4 27 (7.44%) Maven
5 24 (6.61%) Grunt
6 20 (5.51%) CruiseControl
7 19 (5.23%) Cucumber
8 18 (4.96%) Jenkins
9 13 (3.58%) JUnit
10 10 (2.75%) RSpec
11 9 (2.48%) Hudson
11 9 (2.48%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.20%) QUnit
13 7 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.65%) Subversion
14 6 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (1.38%) TestNG
16 3 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 3 (0.83%) Bower
16 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (19.01%) Banking
2 68 (18.73%) Finance
3 8 (2.20%) Retail
4 5 (1.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.28%) Front Office
6 1 (0.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.28%) Local Government
6 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 323 (88.98%) Developer
2 61 (16.80%) Web Developer
3 58 (15.98%) Front-End Developer
4 52 (14.33%) .NET Developer
5 45 (12.40%) Java Developer
6 35 (9.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (6.89%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.51%) SharePoint Developer
9 18 (4.96%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (4.13%) Front-End Web Developer
12 14 (3.86%) UI Developer
12 14 (3.86%) UI Programmer
13 13 (3.58%) Designer
14 11 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 11 (3.03%) SQL Developer
15 8 (2.20%) Technical Leader
15 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Developer
15 8 (2.20%) Programmer
15 8 (2.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (87.33%) HTML
2 158 (43.53%) jQuery
3 127 (34.99%) HTML5
4 118 (32.51%) .NET
5 96 (26.45%) CSS3
6 73 (20.11%) ASP.NET
7 67 (18.46%) XML
8 60 (16.53%) JSP
8 60 (16.53%) Backbone.js
9 58 (15.98%) AngularJS
10 56 (15.43%) Ajax
11 50 (13.77%) Web Services
12 47 (12.95%) Spring
13 38 (10.47%) KnockoutJS
13 38 (10.47%) JSON
14 33 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 33 (9.09%) XSLT
15 32 (8.82%) J2EE
16 31 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (7.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.26%) User Experience
2 16 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.31%) Open Source
5 10 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.20%) W3C
7 7 (1.93%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.38%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.10%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.10%) Social Network
11 3 (0.83%) Health Informatics
11 3 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.83%) Informatics
11 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.83%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.55%) Clustering
12 2 (0.55%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.16%) UNIX
2 12 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.03%) Android
4 10 (2.75%) Windows
5 8 (2.20%) Linux
6 5 (1.38%) Solaris
6 5 (1.38%) AIX
7 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.55%) HPUX
8 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (30.03%) MVC
3 72 (19.83%) TDD
4 56 (15.43%) OO
5 42 (11.57%) Unit Testing
6 37 (10.19%) Web Development
7 33 (9.09%) Web Design
8 30 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (7.71%) Scrum
10 22 (6.06%) Web Application Development
11 18 (4.96%) Test Automation
12 17 (4.68%) Data Modelling
12 17 (4.68%) SOA
13 15 (4.13%) BDD
13 15 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.86%) Migration
15 13 (3.58%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (3.58%) Content Management
16 11 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
17 10 (2.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (79.61%) JavaScript
2 100 (27.55%) C#
3 99 (27.27%) Java
4 88 (24.24%) SQL
5 36 (9.92%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.51%) Perl
6 20 (5.51%) Shell Script
7 19 (5.23%) PHP
8 14 (3.86%) VBA
8 14 (3.86%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.58%) Ruby
10 10 (2.75%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (2.20%) Python
12 5 (1.38%) XPath
13 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.83%) VBScript
13 3 (0.83%) VB
13 3 (0.83%) VB6
14 2 (0.55%) Jython
14 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (7.44%) Degree
2 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.28%) MCSD
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.28%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.38%) QA
1 5 (1.38%) WCAG
2 3 (0.83%) HL7
2 3 (0.83%) WAI
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.55%) RHEV
1 2 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 58 (15.98%) Oracle
2 27 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.31%) Sybase
4 11 (3.03%) Adobe
5 7 (1.93%) Twitter
6 5 (1.38%) HP
7 4 (1.10%) Ektron
8 3 (0.83%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.83%) Google
9 2 (0.55%) VMware
9 2 (0.55%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.55%) Lotus
9 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.55%) Citrix
9 2 (0.55%) IBM
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.55%) Zend
9 2 (0.55%) Kony
10 1 (0.28%) Nintex
10 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
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