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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 194 138 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.35% 6.05% 6.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.27% 23.12% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 79 84
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.85 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £64.00 £107.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
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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
641 597 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.29% 26.16% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 312 334
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +7 101 £375 +15.38% 21
Glasgow 0 61 £350 +47.36% 29
Dundee +8 5 £325 +35.41% 1
Fife - 4 £255 -
West Lothian -7 3 £275 -33.73% 2
Aberdeen - 2 - - 4
South Lanarkshire - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 309 (88.03%) HTML
2 289 (82.34%) JavaScript
3 168 (47.86%) jQuery
4 151 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (34.76%) .NET
6 119 (33.90%) HTML5
7 107 (30.48%) C#
8 102 (29.06%) MVC
9 93 (26.50%) SQL Server
10 92 (26.21%) CSS3
11 87 (24.79%) Java
12 85 (24.22%) SQL
13 80 (22.79%) ASP.NET
14 73 (20.80%) Banking
15 72 (20.51%) Finance
16 62 (17.66%) TDD
17 58 (16.52%) XML
18 57 (16.24%) OO
18 57 (16.24%) AngularJS
19 51 (14.53%) Oracle
20 48 (13.68%) Ajax
21 47 (13.39%) Backbone.js
22 46 (13.11%) Spring
23 45 (12.82%) Relational Database
24 43 (12.25%) JSP
25 42 (11.97%) Web Services
26 41 (11.68%) CMS
27 40 (11.40%) Unit Testing
28 39 (11.11%) Web Development
29 37 (10.54%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (11.68%) CMS
2 37 (10.54%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 20 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.84%) Umbraco
5 14 (3.99%) Apache
6 13 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.56%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.99%) Node.js
8 7 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.71%) JBoss
9 6 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (1.71%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.42%) Drupal
11 4 (1.14%) FileNet
11 4 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.14%) nginx
12 3 (0.85%) WordPress
12 3 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) InDesign
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.98%) HTTP
2 20 (5.70%) HTTPS
3 14 (3.99%) Intranet
4 5 (1.42%) Extranet
5 4 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.55%) RDBMS
5 17 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.27%) MySQL
7 9 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.56%) MS Access
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.57%) Big Data
11 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (7.98%) Jasmine
1 28 (7.98%) Git (software)
1 28 (7.98%) Selenium
2 24 (6.84%) Grunt
3 19 (5.41%) Maven
4 18 (5.13%) CruiseControl
5 17 (4.84%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.13%) RSpec
7 9 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.56%) JUnit
8 7 (1.99%) Hudson
8 7 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (1.99%) Subversion
8 7 (1.99%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.71%) JIRA
10 5 (1.42%) TestNG
10 5 (1.42%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.42%) NUnit
General
1 73 (20.80%) Banking
2 72 (20.51%) Finance
3 10 (2.85%) Retail
4 6 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.57%) Front Office
5 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.28%) Local Government
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 322 (91.74%) Developer
2 60 (17.09%) .NET Developer
2 60 (17.09%) Front-End Developer
3 57 (16.24%) Web Developer
4 46 (13.11%) Java Developer
5 31 (8.83%) JavaScript Developer
6 27 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 17 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
8 16 (4.56%) Front-End Web Developer
8 16 (4.56%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 11 (3.13%) UI Programmer
11 11 (3.13%) UI Developer
12 10 (2.85%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.28%) Programmer
13 8 (2.28%) SQL Developer
14 7 (1.99%) Ruby Developer
14 7 (1.99%) Designer
14 7 (1.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (88.03%) HTML
2 168 (47.86%) jQuery
3 122 (34.76%) .NET
4 119 (33.90%) HTML5
5 92 (26.21%) CSS3
6 80 (22.79%) ASP.NET
7 58 (16.52%) XML
8 57 (16.24%) AngularJS
9 48 (13.68%) Ajax
10 47 (13.39%) Backbone.js
11 46 (13.11%) Spring
12 43 (12.25%) JSP
13 42 (11.97%) Web Services
14 37 (10.54%) .NET Framework
15 35 (9.97%) KnockoutJS
16 34 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (8.83%) JSON
18 30 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (7.98%) XSLT
20 27 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.41%) User Experience
2 14 (3.99%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.85%) Open Source
5 8 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.99%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.71%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.71%) W3C
8 5 (1.42%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.14%) Social Network
9 4 (1.14%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.85%) NHS
11 2 (0.57%) GIS
11 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.57%) Informatics
11 2 (0.57%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.57%) DataPower
12 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.12%) UNIX
2 13 (3.70%) Linux
3 10 (2.85%) Windows
4 8 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.28%) Android
5 3 (0.85%) Solaris
5 3 (0.85%) AIX
6 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (29.06%) MVC
3 62 (17.66%) TDD
4 57 (16.24%) OO
5 40 (11.40%) Unit Testing
6 39 (11.11%) Web Development
7 35 (9.97%) Web Design
7 35 (9.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 30 (8.55%) Scrum
9 21 (5.98%) Test Automation
10 19 (5.41%) Web Application Development
11 18 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.84%) BDD
13 14 (3.99%) OOD
14 13 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (3.42%) SOA
15 12 (3.42%) Content Management
15 12 (3.42%) Time Management
16 11 (3.13%) Migration
17 9 (2.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (82.34%) JavaScript
2 107 (30.48%) C#
3 87 (24.79%) Java
4 85 (24.22%) SQL
5 34 (9.69%) PL/SQL
6 18 (5.13%) VBA
6 18 (5.13%) Perl
6 18 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 16 (4.56%) PHP
8 13 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.42%) Ruby
10 11 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.71%) Python
12 5 (1.42%) XPath
13 4 (1.14%) Jython
13 4 (1.14%) Groovy
14 3 (0.85%) VB
15 2 (0.57%) VBScript
15 2 (0.57%) VB6
16 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (6.84%) Degree
2 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.42%) WCAG
2 3 (0.85%) WAI
3 2 (0.57%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) HL7
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.28%) KVM
1 1 (0.28%) RHEV
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (14.53%) Oracle
2 23 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.85%) Sybase
4 9 (2.56%) Lotus
5 5 (1.42%) Google
5 5 (1.42%) IBM
5 5 (1.42%) Adobe
6 4 (1.14%) Twitter
6 4 (1.14%) Ektron
7 3 (0.85%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.57%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.57%) Kony
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.28%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) HP
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.28%) Apple
9 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
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