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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 34 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 137 157 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.68% 6.42% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.76% 21.78% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 58
Average daily rate
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£344 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £237 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.61% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.85 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £64.00 £54.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -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
602 721 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 29.46% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 398 324
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £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 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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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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 -10 67 £325 +6.73% 43
Glasgow -11 43 £363 +11.53% 43
Fife - 4 £255 - 1
Aberdeen -1 2 - - 2
Dundee - 1 £325 - 3
West Lothian - - - - 4
East Ayrshire - - - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 310 (87.82%) HTML
2 306 (86.69%) JavaScript
3 165 (46.74%) jQuery
4 135 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (35.69%) HTML5
6 109 (30.88%) .NET
7 102 (28.90%) CSS3
8 98 (27.76%) C#
9 89 (25.21%) Java
10 85 (24.08%) SQL
11 84 (23.80%) SQL Server
12 79 (22.38%) MVC
13 76 (21.53%) ASP.NET
14 74 (20.96%) Banking
15 70 (19.83%) AngularJS
16 66 (18.70%) OO
17 64 (18.13%) Finance
18 55 (15.58%) TDD
19 51 (14.45%) Spring
19 51 (14.45%) XML
20 49 (13.88%) Oracle
21 47 (13.31%) Ajax
22 44 (12.46%) CMS
22 44 (12.46%) Unit Testing
23 41 (11.61%) Relational Database
24 40 (11.33%) Backbone.js
24 40 (11.33%) .NET Framework
25 38 (10.76%) Web Development
25 38 (10.76%) JSP
26 36 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (12.46%) CMS
2 34 (9.63%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.10%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.25%) Umbraco
5 14 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (3.12%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.83%) IBM Notes
7 10 (2.83%) WordPress
8 8 (2.27%) FileNet
9 6 (1.70%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.70%) Apache
10 5 (1.42%) JBoss
10 5 (1.42%) Drupal
10 5 (1.42%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.42%) Node.js
11 4 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.57%) InDesign
4 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) GitHub
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.95%) HTTP
2 20 (5.67%) HTTPS
3 14 (3.97%) Intranet
4 5 (1.42%) Extranet
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.80%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.80%) MySQL
4 21 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (5.38%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.83%) MS Access
6 10 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.85%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (7.93%) Selenium
1 28 (7.93%) Git (software)
1 28 (7.93%) Jasmine
2 25 (7.08%) Grunt
3 18 (5.10%) CruiseControl
4 15 (4.25%) Maven
5 13 (3.68%) Subversion
5 13 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.40%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.55%) JUnit
7 9 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.27%) Bower
9 7 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (1.98%) JIRA
10 6 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.70%) Ant
10 6 (1.70%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.70%) RSpec
General
1 74 (20.96%) Banking
2 64 (18.13%) Finance
3 14 (3.97%) Retail
4 8 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.57%) Front Office
6 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 312 (88.39%) Developer
2 70 (19.83%) Front-End Developer
3 61 (17.28%) Web Developer
4 51 (14.45%) .NET Developer
5 49 (13.88%) Java Developer
6 33 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 23 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
9 15 (4.25%) Front-End Web Developer
10 12 (3.40%) Designer
11 11 (3.12%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.83%) UI Developer
12 10 (2.83%) UI Programmer
13 9 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (2.27%) Software Developer
15 7 (1.98%) Consultant
15 7 (1.98%) Senior Web Developer
15 7 (1.98%) ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (1.98%) PHP Developer
15 7 (1.98%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (87.82%) HTML
2 165 (46.74%) jQuery
3 126 (35.69%) HTML5
4 109 (30.88%) .NET
5 102 (28.90%) CSS3
6 76 (21.53%) ASP.NET
7 70 (19.83%) AngularJS
8 51 (14.45%) XML
8 51 (14.45%) Spring
9 47 (13.31%) Ajax
10 40 (11.33%) .NET Framework
10 40 (11.33%) Backbone.js
11 38 (10.76%) JSP
12 33 (9.35%) Web Services
12 33 (9.35%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (9.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 28 (7.93%) J2EE
15 27 (7.65%) Sass
16 26 (7.37%) XSLT
16 26 (7.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.50%) User Experience
2 18 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.70%) Open Source
6 5 (1.42%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.42%) W3C
6 5 (1.42%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.13%) Social Network
7 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) GIS
9 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.57%) NHS
9 2 (0.57%) Informatics
9 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.57%) Social Media
9 2 (0.57%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.93%) UNIX
2 15 (4.25%) Linux
3 11 (3.12%) Windows
4 9 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) HPUX
6 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (22.38%) MVC
3 66 (18.70%) OO
4 55 (15.58%) TDD
5 44 (12.46%) Unit Testing
6 38 (10.76%) Web Development
7 36 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
8 32 (9.07%) Web Design
9 29 (8.22%) Scrum
10 24 (6.80%) Test Automation
11 21 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (5.38%) Web Application Development
13 18 (5.10%) Content Management
14 15 (4.25%) OOD
15 14 (3.97%) Time Management
16 12 (3.40%) Migration
17 11 (3.12%) SOA
17 11 (3.12%) BDD
17 11 (3.12%) Mentoring
18 10 (2.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 306 (86.69%) JavaScript
2 98 (27.76%) C#
3 89 (25.21%) Java
4 85 (24.08%) SQL
5 29 (8.22%) PL/SQL
6 24 (6.80%) PHP
7 20 (5.67%) Perl
8 18 (5.10%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.97%) VBA
10 10 (2.83%) VB
11 9 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.98%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (1.70%) Ruby
14 5 (1.42%) XPath
14 5 (1.42%) Jython
14 5 (1.42%) Groovy
15 4 (1.13%) VBScript
16 2 (0.57%) VB6
16 2 (0.57%) Python
17 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (8.22%) Degree
2 7 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.85%) MCSD
4 3 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.28%) MCTS
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.57%) HL7
2 1 (0.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) WCAG
2 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) KVM
2 1 (0.28%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 49 (13.88%) Oracle
2 24 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.83%) Lotus
4 8 (2.27%) Adobe
5 7 (1.98%) IBM
6 5 (1.42%) Google
7 4 (1.13%) Sybase
7 4 (1.13%) Ektron
8 3 (0.85%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.57%) HP
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.28%) Apple
10 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.28%) VMware
10 1 (0.28%) Telerik
10 1 (0.28%) Alterian
10 1 (0.28%) Twitter
10 1 (0.28%) SAP
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
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