The table below looks at the statistics for OOCSS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOCSS 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
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 597 584 603
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 15 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

OOCSS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OOCSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOCSS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOCSS within the UK.

OOCSS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OOCSS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOCSS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

OOCSS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOCSS
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOCSS within the UK 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
England +3 14 £325 -7.14% 2
London +23 11 £338 -3.57% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Letchworth - - - -

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OOCSS 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 OOCSS.

1 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 22 (78.57%) CSS
4 18 (64.29%) HTML5
5 17 (60.71%) Sass
6 16 (57.14%) OO
6 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
7 15 (53.57%) CSS3
8 13 (46.43%) jQuery
9 12 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (39.29%) Semantic HTML
11 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
11 9 (32.14%) Jasmine
11 9 (32.14%) Web Development
12 8 (28.57%) TDD
12 8 (28.57%) Subversion
12 8 (28.57%) Grunt
12 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (25.00%) Node.js
13 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
13 7 (25.00%) JSP
14 6 (21.43%) Adobe
14 6 (21.43%) ATG
14 6 (21.43%) Web Design
14 6 (21.43%) JSTL
14 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
14 6 (21.43%) Mustache
14 6 (21.43%) Bower
14 6 (21.43%) D3.js

OOCSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OOCSS 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 OOCSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Jasmine
3 8 (28.57%) Subversion
3 8 (28.57%) Grunt
4 6 (21.43%) Bower
4 6 (21.43%) Mocha
5 3 (10.71%) JSUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Yeoman
6 1 (3.57%) QUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (17.86%) UI Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) UI Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 22 (78.57%) CSS
3 18 (64.29%) HTML5
4 17 (60.71%) Sass
5 15 (53.57%) CSS3
6 13 (46.43%) jQuery
7 12 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (39.29%) Semantic HTML
9 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
10 7 (25.00%) JSP
11 6 (21.43%) JSTL
11 6 (21.43%) Mustache
11 6 (21.43%) D3.js
12 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
12 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (7.14%) Zend Framework
13 2 (7.14%) RESTful
13 2 (7.14%) Web Services
14 1 (3.57%) LESS
14 1 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) OO
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Web Development
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 6 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) User Experience Design
6 4 (14.29%) SEO
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) OO PHP
9 1 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Ruby
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) PHP5
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Adobe
1 6 (21.43%) ATG
1 6 (21.43%) Twitter
2 2 (7.14%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Akamai