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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 643 652 627
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 18 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.070% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Median daily rate £438 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 July 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 July 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 +25 18 £438 +23.23% 6
London +4 14 £469 +32.04% 4
South East +18 4 £365 +4.28%
Berkshire - 4 £365 -
City of London - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £330 -

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (92.86%) HTML5
3 25 (89.29%) CSS
4 21 (75.00%) CSS3
5 17 (60.71%) Sass
6 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (50.00%) jQuery
7 14 (50.00%) Grunt
7 14 (50.00%) gulp
7 14 (50.00%) Front End Development
8 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
8 13 (46.43%) TDD
9 12 (42.86%) LESS
9 12 (42.86%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 12 (42.86%) SMACSS
10 11 (39.29%) Node.js
11 10 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (35.71%) Web Development
11 10 (35.71%) OO
12 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
13 7 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
13 7 (25.00%) Handlebars
14 6 (21.43%) Mobile First
14 6 (21.43%) Bower
14 6 (21.43%) Mocha
15 5 (17.86%) BDD
15 5 (17.86%) Redis
15 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (17.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

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 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Mule
3 2 (7.14%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Grunt
1 14 (50.00%) gulp
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Bower
3 6 (21.43%) Mocha
4 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 3 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (10.71%) PhantomJS
4 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) Protractor
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Angular Developer
5 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Web Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (92.86%) HTML5
3 25 (89.29%) CSS
4 21 (75.00%) CSS3
5 17 (60.71%) Sass
6 14 (50.00%) jQuery
7 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
8 12 (42.86%) LESS
9 11 (39.29%) Node.js
10 7 (25.00%) Handlebars
11 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) React
12 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (10.71%) D3.js
13 3 (10.71%) Jade
13 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (10.71%) Mustache
13 3 (10.71%) RequireJS
13 3 (10.71%) REST
13 3 (10.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) W3C
2 2 (7.14%) New Media
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 12 (42.86%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 12 (42.86%) SMACSS
5 10 (35.71%) OO
5 10 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (35.71%) Web Development
6 7 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 6 (21.43%) Mobile First
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 5 (17.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.71%) Kanban
10 3 (10.71%) Scrum
10 3 (10.71%) SEO
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) Clojure
2 3 (10.71%) ES6
2 3 (10.71%) Haskell
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) F#
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Scala
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Twitter