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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 28 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 148 131 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.32% 5.30% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.10% 20.96% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 73 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 - £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £73.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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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
775 625 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 25.29% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 306 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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
Glasgow +2 66 £306 +16.38% 33
Edinburgh -1 65 £375 +25.00% 22
Aberdeen +7 5 £300 +6.00% 9
West Lothian 0 4 £375 +7.14%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 3
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 316 (91.07%) HTML
2 297 (85.59%) JavaScript
3 132 (38.04%) jQuery
4 117 (33.72%) HTML5
4 117 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (32.85%) MVC
6 96 (27.67%) XML
7 95 (27.38%) Java
8 90 (25.94%) .NET
9 89 (25.65%) CSS3
10 72 (20.75%) JSP
11 71 (20.46%) SQL
12 69 (19.88%) C#
13 67 (19.31%) Web Services
14 66 (19.02%) Backbone.js
15 63 (18.16%) Ajax
16 60 (17.29%) JSON
17 56 (16.14%) TDD
18 55 (15.85%) ASP.NET
19 54 (15.56%) Web Development
19 54 (15.56%) Relational Database
20 52 (14.99%) SQL Server
21 50 (14.41%) Oracle
22 48 (13.83%) CMS
23 47 (13.54%) OO
24 45 (12.97%) User Experience
25 44 (12.68%) Unit Testing
26 43 (12.39%) Spring
27 41 (11.82%) Banking
27 41 (11.82%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (13.83%) CMS
2 33 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 33 (9.51%) WebSphere
3 21 (6.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (4.32%) Apache
5 11 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 9 (2.59%) Node.js
8 8 (2.31%) WordPress
8 8 (2.31%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.02%) Umbraco
9 7 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (1.73%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.44%) IIS
11 5 (1.44%) Lync
12 4 (1.15%) nginx
12 4 (1.15%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.15%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.86%) TeamSite
Applications
1 12 (3.46%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.86%) InDesign
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.19%) HTTP
2 6 (1.73%) Intranet
3 3 (0.86%) Internet
3 3 (0.86%) LAN
3 3 (0.86%) WAN
3 3 (0.86%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.58%) SAN
4 2 (0.58%) VPN
4 2 (0.58%) DNS
4 2 (0.58%) DHCP
4 2 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 52 (14.99%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.49%) RDBMS
4 25 (7.20%) MySQL
5 18 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (4.61%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.29%) DB2
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (10.66%) Maven
2 29 (8.36%) Selenium
3 22 (6.34%) Jasmine
4 20 (5.76%) CruiseControl
5 19 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.61%) QUnit
7 15 (4.32%) Cucumber
7 15 (4.32%) Subversion
7 15 (4.32%) JUnit
8 13 (3.75%) Git (software)
9 10 (2.88%) Hudson
10 8 (2.31%) RSpec
11 5 (1.44%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.86%) Grunt
13 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.58%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
General
1 41 (11.82%) Banking
1 41 (11.82%) Finance
2 4 (1.15%) Retail
2 4 (1.15%) Publishing
3 3 (0.86%) Marketing
4 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
4 2 (0.58%) Advertising
4 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.29%) Law
5 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 309 (89.05%) Developer
2 53 (15.27%) Front-End Developer
3 51 (14.70%) Web Developer
4 41 (11.82%) .NET Developer
5 36 (10.37%) Java Developer
6 23 (6.63%) Senior Developer
7 21 (6.05%) SharePoint Developer
8 20 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (5.76%) UI Developer
9 19 (5.48%) UI Programmer
10 15 (4.32%) Designer
11 13 (3.75%) Ruby Developer
11 13 (3.75%) User Experience Developer
11 13 (3.75%) PHP Developer
12 12 (3.46%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.17%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.59%) Technical Leader
15 8 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (2.31%) Front-End Web Developer
15 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (91.07%) HTML
2 132 (38.04%) jQuery
3 117 (33.72%) HTML5
4 96 (27.67%) XML
5 90 (25.94%) .NET
6 89 (25.65%) CSS3
7 72 (20.75%) JSP
8 67 (19.31%) Web Services
9 66 (19.02%) Backbone.js
10 63 (18.16%) Ajax
11 60 (17.29%) JSON
12 55 (15.85%) ASP.NET
13 43 (12.39%) Spring
14 37 (10.66%) AngularJS
15 32 (9.22%) Spring MVC
15 32 (9.22%) J2EE
16 31 (8.93%) XSLT
17 28 (8.07%) SOAP
18 25 (7.20%) Servlets
19 24 (6.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.97%) User Experience
2 18 (5.19%) Open Source
3 11 (3.17%) Smartphone
3 11 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.15%) Kindle
8 3 (0.86%) W3C
8 3 (0.86%) Blog
8 3 (0.86%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.86%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.86%) FMCG
8 3 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.58%) DataPower
9 2 (0.58%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.58%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.58%) Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.82%) Linux
2 31 (8.93%) Mac OS X
3 23 (6.63%) UNIX
4 17 (4.90%) AIX
4 17 (4.90%) Solaris
5 13 (3.75%) Windows
6 8 (2.31%) Android
7 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.58%) HPUX
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (32.85%) MVC
3 56 (16.14%) TDD
4 54 (15.56%) Web Development
5 47 (13.54%) OO
6 44 (12.68%) Unit Testing
7 27 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (7.49%) Web Application Development
9 21 (6.05%) BDD
9 21 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.48%) Scrum
11 18 (5.19%) Data Modelling
11 18 (5.19%) Waterfall
12 17 (4.90%) Web Design
12 17 (4.90%) SOA
13 16 (4.61%) Content Management
14 15 (4.32%) Dependency Management
14 15 (4.32%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.32%) CRM
14 15 (4.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 297 (85.59%) JavaScript
2 95 (27.38%) Java
3 71 (20.46%) SQL
4 69 (19.88%) C#
5 37 (10.66%) PHP
6 35 (10.09%) PL/SQL
7 21 (6.05%) Ruby
8 19 (5.48%) Perl
8 19 (5.48%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.17%) VBA
10 8 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
10 8 (2.31%) Python
11 5 (1.44%) VB
11 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.15%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.15%) C++
13 2 (0.58%) SOQL
13 2 (0.58%) Groovy
13 2 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 21 (6.05%) Degree
2 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.58%) MCSD
4 1 (0.29%) MCPD
4 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) WCAG
2 6 (1.73%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) WAI
5 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) RHEV
2 2 (0.58%) KVM
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.86%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 50 (14.41%) Oracle
2 21 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.61%) Adobe
4 14 (4.03%) Twitter
5 12 (3.46%) JBoss
6 11 (3.17%) Sybase
7 9 (2.59%) IBM
8 8 (2.31%) Sencha
9 7 (2.02%) Zend
10 5 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.44%) HP
11 4 (1.15%) Yahoo!
11 4 (1.15%) Lotus
12 2 (0.58%) Kony
12 2 (0.58%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.58%) Google
12 2 (0.58%) VMware
12 2 (0.58%) Citrix
12 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
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