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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 167 153 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.09% 5.59% 4.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.30% 20.16% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 88 65
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
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 £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 90 £350 -6.66% 27
Glasgow +1 51 £320 +3.22% 38
West Lothian -7 8 £300 -20.00% 1
Stirling - 6 £401 -
Fife - 5 £300 - 3
Renfrewshire +11 3 £323 -10.41%
Highlands - 2 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 £163 -45.83% 4
North Lanarkshire -7 1 - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 316 (93.77%) HTML
2 271 (80.42%) JavaScript
3 143 (42.43%) HTML5
4 119 (35.31%) jQuery
5 99 (29.38%) SQL
6 93 (27.60%) Java
7 91 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (26.11%) MVC
8 88 (26.11%) CSS3
9 87 (25.82%) C#
10 85 (25.22%) .NET
11 71 (21.07%) ASP.NET
12 70 (20.77%) SQL Server
12 70 (20.77%) OO
13 67 (19.88%) AngularJS
14 62 (18.40%) TDD
15 61 (18.10%) XML
16 51 (15.13%) Finance
17 49 (14.54%) Banking
18 47 (13.95%) Microsoft
19 42 (12.46%) Ajax
20 40 (11.87%) Unit Testing
21 39 (11.57%) JSP
22 37 (10.98%) Web Development
23 36 (10.68%) RESTful
24 35 (10.39%) .NET Framework
25 33 (9.79%) Content Management
25 33 (9.79%) Oracle
25 33 (9.79%) Web Services
26 32 (9.50%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (8.01%) CMS
1 27 (8.01%) Node.js
2 23 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.15%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.56%) WordPress
4 12 (3.56%) Drupal
5 9 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.78%) Apache
7 5 (1.48%) IIS
7 5 (1.48%) FileNet
7 5 (1.48%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.48%) Lync
8 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.89%) JBoss
9 3 (0.89%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (4.75%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.48%) InDesign
5 4 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.59%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.59%) Summit
1 2 (0.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.19%) SaaS
3 3 (0.89%) IaaS
4 2 (0.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.78%) Internet
2 5 (1.48%) Intranet
3 4 (1.19%) DNS
4 3 (0.89%) WAN
5 2 (0.59%) HTTP
5 2 (0.59%) CTI
6 1 (0.30%) SNMP
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) Extranet
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.45%) MySQL
7 13 (3.86%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.89%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.30%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 29 (8.61%) Visual Studio
1 29 (8.61%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.93%) JUnit
3 15 (4.45%) Ant
3 15 (4.45%) Selenium
4 14 (4.15%) Subversion
4 14 (4.15%) Grunt
5 13 (3.86%) JIRA
5 13 (3.86%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.97%) CruiseControl
7 10 (2.97%) gulp
7 10 (2.97%) Maven
8 9 (2.67%) Hudson
9 7 (2.08%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.78%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.48%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (15.13%) Finance
2 49 (14.54%) Banking
3 13 (3.86%) Retail
4 11 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.78%) Games
7 5 (1.48%) Military
7 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.48%) Marketing
8 3 (0.89%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 263 (78.04%) Developer
2 64 (18.99%) Front-End Developer
3 55 (16.32%) Web Developer
4 45 (13.35%) Java Developer
5 34 (10.09%) .NET Developer
6 29 (8.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (6.53%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.75%) Software Developer
8 16 (4.75%) Designer
9 14 (4.15%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.26%) Front-End Web Developer
11 10 (2.97%) UI Developer
11 10 (2.97%) UI Programmer
12 9 (2.67%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.37%) PHP Developer
13 8 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (2.37%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.37%) Senior Web Developer
13 8 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (93.77%) HTML
2 143 (42.43%) HTML5
3 119 (35.31%) jQuery
4 88 (26.11%) CSS3
5 85 (25.22%) .NET
6 71 (21.07%) ASP.NET
7 67 (19.88%) AngularJS
8 61 (18.10%) XML
9 42 (12.46%) Ajax
10 39 (11.57%) JSP
11 36 (10.68%) RESTful
12 35 (10.39%) .NET Framework
13 33 (9.79%) Web Services
14 32 (9.50%) Spring
15 29 (8.61%) J2EE
16 27 (8.01%) Sass
17 26 (7.72%) Hibernate
18 24 (7.12%) LESS
19 21 (6.23%) Dojo
20 20 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.72%) User Experience
2 14 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.89%) Social Media
5 3 (0.89%) New Media
5 3 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.59%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.59%) FMCG
6 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.59%) GIS
6 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.30%) BBC
7 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.30%) DTV
7 1 (0.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.61%) Windows
2 24 (7.12%) UNIX
3 10 (2.97%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.97%) Linux
4 6 (1.78%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.48%) Android
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (26.11%) MVC
3 70 (20.77%) OO
4 62 (18.40%) TDD
5 40 (11.87%) Unit Testing
6 37 (10.98%) Web Development
7 33 (9.79%) Content Management
8 28 (8.31%) Scrum
9 25 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (6.53%) OOP
12 18 (5.34%) Software Engineering
12 18 (5.34%) SDLC
13 17 (5.04%) OOD
14 16 (4.75%) Migration
15 15 (4.45%) BDD
16 13 (3.86%) Mentoring
16 13 (3.86%) Time Management
17 12 (3.56%) Web Design
18 11 (3.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (80.42%) JavaScript
2 99 (29.38%) SQL
3 93 (27.60%) Java
4 87 (25.82%) C#
5 30 (8.90%) PHP
6 26 (7.72%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.15%) Perl
8 12 (3.56%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.97%) VBA
9 10 (2.97%) Python
9 10 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.37%) VB
10 8 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.08%) C++
12 6 (1.78%) XPath
12 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.48%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.48%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.48%) Ada
14 4 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.86%) Degree
3 12 (3.56%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.48%) MCP
6 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.89%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.89%) MCSD
7 3 (0.89%) MCSE
8 2 (0.59%) MCTS
9 1 (0.30%) CCSP
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.30%) Nagios
2 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.30%) Opsview
Vendors
1 47 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.79%) Oracle
3 18 (5.34%) Adobe
4 10 (2.97%) Sybase
5 7 (2.08%) VMware
6 6 (1.78%) Telerik
6 6 (1.78%) Twitter
7 5 (1.48%) IBM
8 4 (1.19%) HP
9 3 (0.89%) Citrix
9 3 (0.89%) SAP
9 3 (0.89%) F5
10 2 (0.59%) Zend
11 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.30%) Alterian
11 1 (0.30%) Talend
11 1 (0.30%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco
11 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
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