The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Slough region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 10 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.83% 10.21% 11.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.16% 36.92% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £165 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +14.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.12% 27.66% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 23
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
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CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Slough region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Slough region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (72.00%) jQuery
4 13 (52.00%) PHP
5 12 (48.00%) HTML5
6 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (40.00%) OO
7 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (36.00%) CSS3
9 8 (32.00%) Sass
10 7 (28.00%) QUnit
10 7 (28.00%) Jasmine
10 7 (28.00%) Grunt
10 7 (28.00%) TDD
11 6 (24.00%) MySQL
12 5 (20.00%) LAMP
13 4 (16.00%) MVC
13 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
13 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 4 (16.00%) Ajax
14 3 (12.00%) Drupal
14 3 (12.00%) XML
14 3 (12.00%) SEO
14 3 (12.00%) Adobe
14 3 (12.00%) Scrum
14 3 (12.00%) Subversion
15 2 (8.00%) Marketing
15 2 (8.00%) Web Development
15 2 (8.00%) CMS
15 2 (8.00%) Games

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (12.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) QUnit
2 7 (28.00%) Jasmine
2 7 (28.00%) Grunt
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Content Editor
4 2 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Content Manager
5 1 (4.00%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) jQuery
3 12 (48.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) CSS3
5 8 (32.00%) Sass
6 5 (20.00%) LAMP
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) Ajax
8 3 (12.00%) XML
9 2 (8.00%) SOAP
10 1 (4.00%) OOCSS
10 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (4.00%) LESS
10 1 (4.00%) MooTools
10 1 (4.00%) WAMP
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (4.00%) Laravel
10 1 (4.00%) REST
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Online Games
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
1 1 (4.00%) W3C
1 1 (4.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) OO
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) SEO
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) PHP5
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Akamai
2 1 (4.00%) FatWire
2 1 (4.00%) Zend