The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 40 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 113 191 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.51% 5.97% 6.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.08% 29.84% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 106 106
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.43% +4.28%
CSS
UK

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
625 640 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.92% 19.99% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 308 436
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -26 48 £375 +7.14% 22
Glasgow +3 47 £335 +3.07% 18
Aberdeen +14 9 £350 +115.38% 3
Renfrewshire -14 6 £274 -15.84%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £204 -
West Lothian 0 1 £420 +34.40% 1
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CSS.

1 218 (87.55%) HTML
2 196 (78.71%) JavaScript
3 104 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (40.16%) AngularJS
5 98 (39.36%) jQuery
6 81 (32.53%) HTML5
7 71 (28.51%) .NET
8 70 (28.11%) CSS3
9 69 (27.71%) Java
10 63 (25.30%) Front End Development
11 59 (23.69%) TDD
12 58 (23.29%) Web Development
12 58 (23.29%) SQL
13 54 (21.69%) MVC
14 53 (21.29%) C#
15 49 (19.68%) SQL Server
16 48 (19.28%) Scrum
17 47 (18.88%) Git (software)
18 46 (18.47%) Sass
19 45 (18.07%) ASP.NET
20 41 (16.47%) User Experience
21 40 (16.06%) Node.js
22 39 (15.66%) Web Services
23 38 (15.26%) Subversion
23 38 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (14.86%) Jenkins
25 36 (14.46%) Linux
26 34 (13.65%) Banking
26 34 (13.65%) Finance
27 33 (13.25%) React

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.43%) CMS
3 15 (6.02%) IIS
3 15 (6.02%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (4.02%) Apache
5 9 (3.61%) GeoServer
5 9 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.81%) Drupal
8 6 (2.41%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.01%) JBoss
10 4 (1.61%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.20%) lighttpd
11 3 (1.20%) nginx
12 2 (0.80%) Confluence
12 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.42%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.80%) InDesign
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (3.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.80%) Heroku
3 2 (0.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) HTTP
2 7 (2.81%) DNS
3 5 (2.01%) FTP
3 5 (2.01%) SMTP
3 5 (2.01%) SNMP
4 4 (1.61%) Firewall
4 4 (1.61%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.61%) LDAP
4 4 (1.61%) SSH
5 3 (1.20%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) IPv4
5 3 (1.20%) IPv6
5 3 (1.20%) Network Security
5 3 (1.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.80%) Internet
6 2 (0.80%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) Skype
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.04%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.62%) GIS
5 9 (3.61%) MySQL
6 7 (2.81%) QGIS
7 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.20%) Big Data
9 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.80%) DB2
10 2 (0.80%) MS Access
10 2 (0.80%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.80%) SQLite
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 38 (15.26%) Subversion
3 37 (14.86%) Jenkins
4 22 (8.84%) Maven
5 21 (8.43%) Visual Studio
6 19 (7.63%) Eclipse
6 19 (7.63%) JUnit
7 18 (7.23%) Jasmine
8 17 (6.83%) Gradle
9 16 (6.43%) Bower
9 16 (6.43%) Hudson
10 15 (6.02%) Mockito
11 14 (5.62%) Bitbucket
12 13 (5.22%) Grunt
12 13 (5.22%) JIRA
13 12 (4.82%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (3.21%) Selenium
16 7 (2.81%) DBeaver
17 6 (2.41%) gulp
General
1 34 (13.65%) Banking
1 34 (13.65%) Finance
2 6 (2.41%) Marketing
2 6 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (0.40%) Front Office
3 1 (0.40%) Interactive Media
3 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.40%) Publishing
3 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 191 (76.71%) Developer
2 38 (15.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (12.45%) Senior Developer
4 28 (11.24%) Web Developer
5 27 (10.84%) .NET Developer
5 27 (10.84%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (6.02%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.02%) UI Developer
9 12 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.82%) Designer
10 10 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.61%) HTML Developer
12 8 (3.21%) Consultant
12 8 (3.21%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (3.21%) UX Designer
13 7 (2.81%) GIS Developer
14 6 (2.41%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (87.55%) HTML
2 100 (40.16%) AngularJS
3 98 (39.36%) jQuery
4 81 (32.53%) HTML5
5 71 (28.51%) .NET
6 70 (28.11%) CSS3
7 46 (18.47%) Sass
8 45 (18.07%) ASP.NET
9 40 (16.06%) Node.js
10 39 (15.66%) Web Services
11 33 (13.25%) React
12 30 (12.05%) XML
13 27 (10.84%) SOAP
14 25 (10.04%) .NET Framework
14 25 (10.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (9.64%) REST
16 23 (9.24%) LESS
16 23 (9.24%) Spring
17 20 (8.03%) RESTful
18 16 (6.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.47%) User Experience
2 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.42%) iPad
4 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) PKI
8 3 (1.20%) Replication
9 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.80%) Photography
9 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.46%) Linux
2 20 (8.03%) Windows
3 13 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.82%) Unix
5 11 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.01%) Debian
8 5 (2.01%) SUSE
9 3 (1.20%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) HPUX
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (25.30%) Front End Development
3 59 (23.69%) TDD
4 58 (23.29%) Web Development
5 54 (21.69%) MVC
6 48 (19.28%) Scrum
7 38 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (12.05%) BDD
9 28 (11.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (10.84%) Unit Testing
11 22 (8.84%) Workflow
12 21 (8.43%) Kanban
13 18 (7.23%) OOD
13 18 (7.23%) Software Engineering
14 17 (6.83%) Migration
14 17 (6.83%) OO
14 17 (6.83%) Web Design
15 16 (6.43%) SDLC
16 15 (6.02%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 196 (78.71%) JavaScript
2 69 (27.71%) Java
3 58 (23.29%) SQL
4 53 (21.29%) C#
5 32 (12.85%) Python
6 28 (11.24%) Perl
7 25 (10.04%) PHP
8 19 (7.63%) CoffeeScript
9 13 (5.22%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.82%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.02%) VB
12 7 (2.81%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.41%) ES6
13 6 (2.41%) JSX
13 6 (2.41%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.61%) Ruby
15 3 (1.20%) C
15 3 (1.20%) VBScript
16 2 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.22%) Degree
2 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (3.61%) SLA
3 5 (2.01%) QA
4 4 (1.61%) WAI
4 4 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.81%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (1.61%) Docker
4 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Ansible
1 3 (1.20%) Cacti
1 3 (1.20%) Munin
1 3 (1.20%) Nagios
1 3 (1.20%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.40%) Mesos
3 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 24 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.23%) VMware
3 13 (5.22%) HP
3 13 (5.22%) Nintex
4 11 (4.42%) Pega
5 8 (3.21%) Adobe
5 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.41%) Oracle
7 3 (1.20%) Google
7 3 (1.20%) Sybase
7 3 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.80%) Citrix
8 2 (0.80%) ESRI
8 2 (0.80%) Kony
8 2 (0.80%) OpenText
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) Telerik
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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