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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 612 597 573
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.029% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £413 £450 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

OOCSS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOCSS
Top 7 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 7 £413 - 19
London -2 5 £425 - 11
East of England 0 1 £400 -
Norwich - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £400 -

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (72.73%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
3 14 (63.64%) Grunt
3 14 (63.64%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 13 (59.09%) gulp
4 13 (59.09%) CSS3
5 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
6 11 (50.00%) Sass
7 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
8 9 (40.91%) OO
9 8 (36.36%) PHP
9 8 (36.36%) Web Development
9 8 (36.36%) Node.js
10 7 (31.82%) ES6
10 7 (31.82%) GitHub
10 7 (31.82%) Bower
10 7 (31.82%) nginx
10 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
10 7 (31.82%) TDD
10 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
11 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
11 6 (27.27%) React
12 5 (22.73%) SMACSS
12 5 (22.73%) BDD
13 4 (18.18%) REST
13 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

OOCSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (36.36%) Node.js
2 7 (31.82%) nginx
3 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (9.09%) Drupal
4 2 (9.09%) WordPress
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) GitHub
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Grunt
2 13 (59.09%) gulp
3 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 7 (31.82%) Bower
5 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
5 3 (13.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (13.64%) Protractor
5 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
6 2 (9.09%) Mocha
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (4.55%) PhantomJS
7 1 (4.55%) QUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (4.55%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (36.36%) HTML CSS Developer
3 8 (36.36%) HTML Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 13 (59.09%) CSS3
5 11 (50.00%) Sass
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 6 (27.27%) React
7 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) LESS
8 3 (13.64%) RequireJS
8 3 (13.64%) scikit-learn
9 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
9 2 (9.09%) D3.js
9 2 (9.09%) Pandas
9 2 (9.09%) RESTful
10 1 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
3 9 (40.91%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Web Development
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) SMACSS
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile First
7 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (13.64%) Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) ES6
3 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) F#
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter
City, London
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago