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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
Rank 654 646 609
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -37
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 10 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.002% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.007% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 9
Median daily rate £375 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £425
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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Median hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016.

OOCSS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOCSS
Top 8 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 1 May 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 +5 10 £375 -6.25% 6
London -14 7 £375 -6.25% 3
East of England - 3 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £320 -
Norfolk - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -
Norwich - 1 £400 -

OOCSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) HTML5
2 13 (81.25%) CSS3
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Node.js
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) Grunt
4 9 (56.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 8 (50.00%) Sass
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) OO
6 7 (43.75%) LESS
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 7 (43.75%) React
7 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
7 6 (37.50%) SMACSS
7 6 (37.50%) gulp
7 6 (37.50%) HTTP
7 6 (37.50%) TDD
8 5 (31.25%) Mobile First
8 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (25.00%) Redis
9 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (25.00%) D3.js
9 4 (25.00%) RequireJS
9 4 (25.00%) W3C
9 4 (25.00%) Web Development

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 9 (56.25%) Node.js
2 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) WordPress
4 1 (6.25%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Redis
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Grunt
2 6 (37.50%) gulp
3 4 (25.00%) Mocha
4 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (18.75%) PhantomJS
4 3 (18.75%) Protractor
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) Bower
5 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Interface Designer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) CSS3
2 13 (81.25%) HTML5
3 9 (56.25%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) Sass
5 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
5 7 (43.75%) LESS
5 7 (43.75%) React
5 7 (43.75%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) D3.js
7 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (25.00%) RequireJS
7 4 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
8 3 (18.75%) Handlebars
8 3 (18.75%) Pandas
8 3 (18.75%) scikit-learn
9 2 (12.50%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) W3C
2 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) New Media
4 1 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 7 (43.75%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 6 (37.50%) SMACSS
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Mobile First
6 4 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
7 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) F#
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) Clojure
3 1 (6.25%) Haskell
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Twitter