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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 590 569 562
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 17 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.061% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
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£438 £375 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
15288 14780 14283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 28.44% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10373 9576 8700
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 289 356
Average hourly rate £36.40 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 2014.

OOCSS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOCSS
Top 19 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 21 November 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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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 -26 5 £338 -10.00% 2
London -1 3 £300 -20.00% 2
East of England - 2 £381 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 29 (82.86%) JavaScript
2 29 (82.86%) CSS
3 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (60.00%) jQuery
5 20 (57.14%) TDD
5 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
6 14 (40.00%) CMS
7 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
7 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
7 13 (37.14%) Grunt
8 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (28.57%) Sass
8 10 (28.57%) HTML5
8 10 (28.57%) CSS3
8 10 (28.57%) OO
9 9 (25.71%) Banking
10 8 (22.86%) Semantic HTML
11 7 (20.00%) Node.js
11 7 (20.00%) Photoshop
12 6 (17.14%) Adobe
12 6 (17.14%) Retail
12 6 (17.14%) Jasmine
12 6 (17.14%) D3.js
12 6 (17.14%) Twitter
12 6 (17.14%) Mocha
12 6 (17.14%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (14.29%) BDD
13 5 (14.29%) User Experience
13 5 (14.29%) Ruby

OOCSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (40.00%) CMS
2 7 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) Grunt
3 6 (17.14%) Mocha
3 6 (17.14%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) QUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 23 (65.71%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Web Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) UI Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 29 (82.86%) CSS
3 21 (60.00%) jQuery
4 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
5 10 (28.57%) Sass
5 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (28.57%) HTML5
5 10 (28.57%) CSS3
6 8 (22.86%) Semantic HTML
7 6 (17.14%) D3.js
8 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (11.43%) .NET
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.57%) LESS
11 2 (5.71%) RESTful
11 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.71%) Ajax
11 2 (5.71%) Zend Framework
11 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) W3C
2 1 (2.86%) BBC
2 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) TDD
3 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 10 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (14.29%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) Web Design
7 4 (11.43%) SEO
7 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.43%) UX Design
8 3 (8.57%) Time Management
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) MVC
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Web Development
10 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) PHP5
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Adobe
1 6 (17.14%) Twitter
2 2 (5.71%) Zend
3 1 (2.86%) Akamai
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