The table below looks at the statistics for OOCSS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOCSS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 632 651 626
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 15 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.014% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.050% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

OOCSS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OOCSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

OOCSS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOCSS
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOCSS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 15 £400 +2.56% 9
London -10 8 £463 +18.58% 5
South East +19 7 £373 +6.42% 1
Berkshire - 7 £373 -
City of London +27 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £330 -

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOCSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OOCSS.

1 27 (100.00%) HTML
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (88.89%) HTML5
3 22 (81.48%) CSS
4 18 (66.67%) CSS3
5 17 (62.96%) gulp
6 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
6 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (51.85%) Front End Development
8 13 (48.15%) Sass
9 12 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (44.44%) SMACSS
10 11 (40.74%) TDD
10 11 (40.74%) jQuery
10 11 (40.74%) Grunt
11 9 (33.33%) Web Development
12 8 (29.63%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 8 (29.63%) LESS
12 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
13 7 (25.93%) Node.js
13 7 (25.93%) OO
14 6 (22.22%) Publishing
14 6 (22.22%) CMS
14 6 (22.22%) Kanban
14 6 (22.22%) BDD
14 6 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 6 (22.22%) Bower
15 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (18.52%) Handlebars
15 5 (18.52%) Progressive Enhancement

OOCSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) CMS
2 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (11.11%) Mule
4 2 (7.41%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Redis
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) gulp
2 11 (40.74%) Grunt
3 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (22.22%) Bower
5 3 (11.11%) Subversion
6 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
6 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 2 (7.41%) Mocha
6 2 (7.41%) Protractor
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Angular Developer
5 5 (18.52%) UI Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Web Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (88.89%) HTML5
3 22 (81.48%) CSS
4 18 (66.67%) CSS3
5 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
6 13 (48.15%) Sass
7 11 (40.74%) jQuery
8 8 (29.63%) LESS
9 7 (25.93%) Node.js
10 5 (18.52%) Angular 2
10 5 (18.52%) Handlebars
11 4 (14.81%) React
12 3 (11.11%) D3.js
12 3 (11.11%) Jade
12 3 (11.11%) Mustache
12 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (7.41%) JSON
13 2 (7.41%) Modernizr
13 2 (7.41%) MooTools
13 2 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Front End Development
3 12 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (44.44%) SMACSS
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Web Development
6 8 (29.63%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 7 (25.93%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 6 (22.22%) Kanban
9 5 (18.52%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) SEO
11 3 (11.11%) Human Factors
11 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
12 2 (7.41%) MVC
12 2 (7.41%) Scrum
12 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Clojure
2 3 (11.11%) ES6
2 3 (11.11%) Haskell
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) F#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Twitter
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe