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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 170 177 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.84% 7.00% 5.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.48% 23.29% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 111 58
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -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
597 760 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 30.05% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 479 386
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 77 £325 -7.14% 34
Glasgow -8 50 £325 -13.33% 20
Stirling +6 9 £400 +37.93% 4
Highlands - 9 - -
Fife - 6 £338 - 2
Renfrewshire +3 5 £450 +53.32%
West Lothian -12 3 £288 -20.68% 1
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 300 (90.36%) HTML
2 274 (82.53%) JavaScript
3 121 (36.45%) jQuery
4 120 (36.14%) HTML5
5 102 (30.72%) SQL
5 102 (30.72%) .NET
6 101 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (28.92%) Java
7 96 (28.92%) C#
8 85 (25.60%) MVC
8 85 (25.60%) CSS3
9 80 (24.10%) SQL Server
10 79 (23.80%) ASP.NET
11 76 (22.89%) OO
12 65 (19.58%) AngularJS
13 60 (18.07%) XML
14 54 (16.27%) Finance
15 53 (15.96%) Banking
16 51 (15.36%) Ajax
17 50 (15.06%) TDD
18 49 (14.76%) Oracle
19 48 (14.46%) JSP
20 43 (12.95%) Spring
21 41 (12.35%) Unit Testing
22 40 (12.05%) .NET Framework
22 40 (12.05%) Microsoft
23 39 (11.75%) Relational Database
24 37 (11.14%) PHP
25 34 (10.24%) Web Services
25 34 (10.24%) Hibernate

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.13%) CMS
3 16 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.52%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.92%) WordPress
6 10 (3.01%) IBM Notes
7 9 (2.71%) Node.js
8 8 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (2.41%) FileNet
9 7 (2.11%) IIS
9 7 (2.11%) Drupal
9 7 (2.11%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.51%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.51%) Lync
11 5 (1.51%) Confluence
12 4 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 17 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.92%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.90%) InDesign
5 2 (0.60%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) WebTrends
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.60%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.01%) Intranet
2 8 (2.41%) HTTP
3 7 (2.11%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.90%) DNS
4 3 (0.90%) WAN
5 2 (0.60%) Extranet
5 2 (0.60%) CTI
6 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.75%) Relational Database
3 32 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.93%) MySQL
5 20 (6.02%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.01%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.01%) MS Access
8 9 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.90%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.30%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 25 (7.53%) Selenium
2 23 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 20 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.42%) Maven
5 17 (5.12%) Ant
6 16 (4.82%) CruiseControl
6 16 (4.82%) Subversion
7 14 (4.22%) Eclipse
7 14 (4.22%) JUnit
8 13 (3.92%) Jasmine
8 13 (3.92%) JIRA
9 10 (3.01%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.01%) Dreamweaver
10 9 (2.71%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.41%) Hudson
11 8 (2.41%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.11%) Grunt
13 6 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (1.81%) Bower
General
1 54 (16.27%) Finance
2 53 (15.96%) Banking
3 14 (4.22%) Retail
4 9 (2.71%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.81%) Marketing
5 6 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Military
7 2 (0.60%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 277 (83.43%) Developer
2 58 (17.47%) Front-End Developer
3 49 (14.76%) Java Developer
4 47 (14.16%) .NET Developer
5 39 (11.75%) Web Developer
6 25 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (5.42%) Senior Developer
8 14 (4.22%) Designer
9 12 (3.61%) SharePoint Developer
9 12 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.31%) PHP Developer
10 11 (3.31%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.01%) UI Developer
11 10 (3.01%) UI Programmer
12 9 (2.71%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.41%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.11%) Consultant
15 6 (1.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 6 (1.81%) UX Designer
15 6 (1.81%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (90.36%) HTML
2 121 (36.45%) jQuery
3 120 (36.14%) HTML5
4 102 (30.72%) .NET
5 85 (25.60%) CSS3
6 79 (23.80%) ASP.NET
7 65 (19.58%) AngularJS
8 60 (18.07%) XML
9 51 (15.36%) Ajax
10 48 (14.46%) JSP
11 43 (12.95%) Spring
12 40 (12.05%) .NET Framework
13 34 (10.24%) Web Services
13 34 (10.24%) Hibernate
14 33 (9.94%) J2EE
15 26 (7.83%) RESTful
16 25 (7.53%) JSON
17 23 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (6.93%) XSLT
18 22 (6.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.23%) User Experience
2 13 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.11%) Open Source
5 5 (1.51%) W3C
5 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.90%) Web 2.0
6 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.90%) Social Media
7 2 (0.60%) Social Network
7 2 (0.60%) Health Informatics
7 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.60%) NHS
7 2 (0.60%) GIS
7 2 (0.60%) Informatics
7 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) Animation
8 1 (0.30%) DTV
8 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.64%) UNIX
2 25 (7.53%) Windows
3 16 (4.82%) Linux
4 8 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.11%) Android
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (25.60%) MVC
3 76 (22.89%) OO
4 50 (15.06%) TDD
5 41 (12.35%) Unit Testing
6 33 (9.94%) Web Development
7 28 (8.43%) Scrum
8 27 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (6.33%) OOD
10 20 (6.02%) Content Management
11 18 (5.42%) OOP
11 18 (5.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (5.12%) BDD
12 17 (5.12%) Web Design
13 16 (4.82%) UML
13 16 (4.82%) Web Application Development
14 15 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (4.22%) Migration
16 13 (3.92%) Test Automation
16 13 (3.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 274 (82.53%) JavaScript
2 102 (30.72%) SQL
3 96 (28.92%) Java
3 96 (28.92%) C#
4 37 (11.14%) PHP
5 33 (9.94%) PL/SQL
6 21 (6.33%) VBA
7 17 (5.12%) Perl
8 15 (4.52%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.01%) VB
10 7 (2.11%) XPath
10 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.81%) Python
12 5 (1.51%) Jython
12 5 (1.51%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.51%) Groovy
13 4 (1.20%) VBScript
13 4 (1.20%) C++
14 3 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (6.63%) Degree
2 20 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.71%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.20%) MCP
6 3 (0.90%) MCSD
6 3 (0.90%) MCSE
6 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) MCTS
7 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.60%) HL7
1 2 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 49 (14.76%) Oracle
2 40 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.22%) Adobe
4 11 (3.31%) Sybase
5 10 (3.01%) Lotus
6 7 (2.11%) IBM
7 5 (1.51%) Telerik
7 5 (1.51%) Google
8 4 (1.20%) SAP
9 3 (0.90%) VMware
9 3 (0.90%) HP
9 3 (0.90%) Citrix
9 3 (0.90%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.90%) F5
10 1 (0.30%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.30%) Alterian
10 1 (0.30%) Apple
10 1 (0.30%) PayPal
10 1 (0.30%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.30%) Talend
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