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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 28 25 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Contract jobs citing CSS 159 121 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.68% 4.88% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.44% 21.30% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 65 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
778 568 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.79% 22.92% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 269 216
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £262 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 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 1 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
Edinburgh 0 71 £375 +25.00% 21
Glasgow +6 68 £301 +9.45% 40
Aberdeen +7 6 £300 +6.00% 11
West Lothian +4 6 £375 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
Stirling - - - - 1
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
CSS
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CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 317 (91.88%) HTML
2 298 (86.38%) JavaScript
3 133 (38.55%) jQuery
4 115 (33.33%) HTML5
5 101 (29.28%) MVC
6 97 (28.12%) Java
7 92 (26.67%) XML
8 83 (24.06%) .NET
8 83 (24.06%) CSS3
9 74 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (20.29%) JSP
11 68 (19.71%) SQL
12 66 (19.13%) Web Services
13 64 (18.55%) Backbone.js
14 63 (18.26%) C#
15 61 (17.68%) JSON
16 55 (15.94%) Ajax
17 54 (15.65%) Web Development
18 52 (15.07%) ASP.NET
19 51 (14.78%) Relational Database
20 50 (14.49%) SQL Server
20 50 (14.49%) TDD
21 47 (13.62%) CMS
21 47 (13.62%) Oracle
22 45 (13.04%) Linux
22 45 (13.04%) Unit Testing
23 44 (12.75%) OO
24 43 (12.46%) Finance
25 40 (11.59%) Spring
26 39 (11.30%) Banking

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (13.62%) CMS
2 29 (8.41%) WebSphere
3 27 (7.83%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (3.77%) Apache
6 11 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.90%) WebSphere Portal
7 10 (2.90%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.32%) Umbraco
8 8 (2.32%) WordPress
8 8 (2.32%) Node.js
9 6 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.45%) Lync
10 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.45%) IIS
11 4 (1.16%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.16%) TeamSite
11 4 (1.16%) nginx
12 3 (0.87%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (3.48%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.45%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.87%) InDesign
5 2 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.87%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.22%) HTTP
2 6 (1.74%) Intranet
3 4 (1.16%) LAN
3 4 (1.16%) WAN
4 3 (0.87%) DHCP
4 3 (0.87%) VPN
4 3 (0.87%) DNS
4 3 (0.87%) SAN
4 3 (0.87%) Firewall
4 3 (0.87%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.78%) Relational Database
2 50 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.83%) MySQL
4 25 (7.25%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (11.30%) Maven
2 27 (7.83%) Selenium
3 21 (6.09%) Jasmine
4 19 (5.51%) Jenkins
5 18 (5.22%) CruiseControl
6 17 (4.93%) JUnit
7 16 (4.64%) QUnit
8 15 (4.35%) Subversion
9 14 (4.06%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.77%) Git (software)
11 10 (2.90%) Hudson
12 7 (2.03%) RSpec
13 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 3 (0.87%) Grunt
15 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.58%) ReSharper
15 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (12.46%) Finance
2 39 (11.30%) Banking
3 4 (1.16%) Retail
3 4 (1.16%) Publishing
4 3 (0.87%) Marketing
4 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.58%) Advertising
5 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 304 (88.12%) Developer
2 56 (16.23%) Front-End Developer
3 51 (14.78%) Web Developer
4 36 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 34 (9.86%) .NET Developer
6 22 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (6.09%) SharePoint Developer
8 20 (5.80%) UI Developer
8 20 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 19 (5.51%) UI Programmer
10 15 (4.35%) Designer
11 13 (3.77%) User Experience Developer
11 13 (3.77%) PHP Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.19%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.19%) Ruby Developer
14 9 (2.61%) Front-End Web Developer
14 9 (2.61%) Technical Leader
15 8 (2.32%) SQL Server Developer
15 8 (2.32%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (91.88%) HTML
2 133 (38.55%) jQuery
3 115 (33.33%) HTML5
4 92 (26.67%) XML
5 83 (24.06%) .NET
5 83 (24.06%) CSS3
6 70 (20.29%) JSP
7 66 (19.13%) Web Services
8 64 (18.55%) Backbone.js
9 61 (17.68%) JSON
10 55 (15.94%) Ajax
11 52 (15.07%) ASP.NET
12 40 (11.59%) Spring
13 34 (9.86%) AngularJS
14 32 (9.28%) Spring MVC
15 29 (8.41%) J2EE
16 28 (8.12%) XSLT
17 26 (7.54%) SOAP
18 24 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
19 23 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.22%) Open Source
2 11 (3.19%) Smartphone
3 8 (2.32%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.16%) Kindle
6 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.87%) FMCG
6 3 (0.87%) W3C
6 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.87%) Blog
6 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.87%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.87%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.58%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.29%) SCORM
8 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.29%) NHS
8 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.04%) Linux
2 32 (9.28%) Mac OS X
3 22 (6.38%) UNIX
4 21 (6.09%) Solaris
5 19 (5.51%) AIX
6 12 (3.48%) Windows
7 8 (2.32%) Android
8 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.87%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.28%) MVC
2 74 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (15.65%) Web Development
4 50 (14.49%) TDD
5 45 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 44 (12.75%) OO
7 28 (8.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 27 (7.83%) Web Application Development
9 20 (5.80%) BDD
9 20 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.51%) Scrum
10 19 (5.51%) Web Design
11 18 (5.22%) Data Modelling
11 18 (5.22%) Waterfall
12 17 (4.93%) CRM
13 16 (4.64%) Content Management
14 15 (4.35%) OOP
14 15 (4.35%) SOA
14 15 (4.35%) Dependency Management
15 14 (4.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (86.38%) JavaScript
2 97 (28.12%) Java
3 68 (19.71%) SQL
4 63 (18.26%) C#
5 38 (11.01%) PHP
6 31 (8.99%) PL/SQL
7 20 (5.80%) Ruby
8 17 (4.93%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.93%) Perl
9 11 (3.19%) VBA
10 7 (2.03%) Python
10 7 (2.03%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.74%) C++
12 5 (1.45%) VB
12 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.16%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.58%) Jython
15 2 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (6.09%) Degree
2 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.58%) MCSD
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.29%) MCPD
4 1 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.74%) WCAG
1 6 (1.74%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.87%) KVM
2 3 (0.87%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.87%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 47 (13.62%) Oracle
2 22 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.35%) Adobe
4 14 (4.06%) Twitter
5 11 (3.19%) Sybase
6 10 (2.90%) JBoss
7 8 (2.32%) Zend
7 8 (2.32%) Sencha
8 7 (2.03%) IBM
9 6 (1.74%) HP
10 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.16%) Lotus
12 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.87%) VMware
12 3 (0.87%) Citrix
13 2 (0.58%) Yahoo!
13 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.58%) Red Gate
14 1 (0.29%) Nintex
14 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
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