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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 608 626 615
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 13 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.033% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 12
Median daily rate £400 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £236 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £260 £450
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -42.22%
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
15351 15820 15304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.65% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 11015 10459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 259 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £17.69 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 8 December 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 +18 13 £400 +6.66% 2
London -5 8 £400 -11.11% 2
South East +32 4 £375 +44.23%
Berkshire - 3 £378 -
City of London -6 1 £369 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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%) JavaScript
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 21 (77.78%) HTML5
3 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (66.67%) AngularJS
5 16 (59.26%) CSS3
5 16 (59.26%) Front End Development
6 14 (51.85%) SMACSS
7 13 (48.15%) gulp
7 13 (48.15%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 12 (44.44%) OO
9 11 (40.74%) TDD
10 10 (37.04%) Node.js
10 10 (37.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (33.33%) Sass
11 9 (33.33%) Kanban
12 8 (29.63%) CMS
12 8 (29.63%) Angular 2
13 7 (25.93%) React
13 7 (25.93%) BDD
14 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
15 5 (18.52%) Progressive Enhancement
15 5 (18.52%) Grunt
15 5 (18.52%) Marionette.js
15 5 (18.52%) jQuery
16 4 (14.81%) Publishing
16 4 (14.81%) Mocha
16 4 (14.81%) LESS
17 3 (11.11%) Mobile App

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 8 (29.63%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) gulp
2 5 (18.52%) Grunt
3 4 (14.81%) Mocha
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (7.41%) PhantomJS
5 2 (7.41%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) Protractor
6 1 (3.70%) QUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 4 (14.81%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Angular Developer
5 8 (29.63%) UI Developer
6 4 (14.81%) HTML Developer
7 3 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.70%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 21 (77.78%) HTML5
3 18 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 16 (59.26%) CSS3
5 10 (37.04%) Node.js
6 9 (33.33%) Sass
7 8 (29.63%) Angular 2
8 7 (25.93%) React
9 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) Marionette.js
11 4 (14.81%) LESS
12 3 (11.11%) Handlebars
12 3 (11.11%) RequireJS
12 3 (11.11%) Web Services
13 2 (7.41%) Chai
13 2 (7.41%) Express
13 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) IPTV
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (11.11%) Video on Demand
2 2 (7.41%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.70%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Front End Development
3 14 (51.85%) SMACSS
4 13 (48.15%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 12 (44.44%) OO
6 11 (40.74%) TDD
7 10 (37.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (33.33%) Kanban
9 7 (25.93%) BDD
10 5 (18.52%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 2 (7.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Mobile First
12 2 (7.41%) SEO
12 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Web Development
13 1 (3.70%) Human Factors
13 1 (3.70%) Scrum
13 1 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) ES6
2 1 (3.70%) F#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe
1 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
1 1 (3.70%) Twitter