The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing CSS 18 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.68% 5.84% 8.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.95% 19.67% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 26
Median daily rate £325 £361 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.03% +15.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £416 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £34.20
% change year-on-year +18.51% -1.31%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 82 122 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.87% 29.68% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 61
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £505 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Cambridge

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for CSS.

1 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) jQuery
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) HTML5
6 12 (38.71%) CSS3
7 11 (35.48%) Front End Development
8 9 (29.03%) Java
9 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.81%) User Experience
9 8 (25.81%) Node.js
10 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
10 7 (22.58%) Web Development
10 7 (22.58%) C#
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) MySQL
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) MVC
11 6 (19.35%) JSON
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (19.35%) REST
12 5 (16.13%) D3.js
12 5 (16.13%) Angular 2
12 5 (16.13%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
13 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
13 4 (12.90%) UX Design
13 4 (12.90%) Graphic Design
13 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Moodle
3 1 (3.23%) Predix
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (9.68%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Redis
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) gulp
3 3 (9.68%) Grunt
3 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
3 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.45%) PhantomJS
4 2 (6.45%) WebStorm
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Mocha
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
5 1 (3.23%) RSpec
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Django Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) jQuery
3 13 (41.94%) HTML5
4 12 (38.71%) CSS3
5 8 (25.81%) Node.js
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
7 6 (19.35%) JSON
7 6 (19.35%) REST
8 5 (16.13%) Angular 2
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) D3.js
9 4 (12.90%) LESS
9 4 (12.90%) Polymer
9 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (12.90%) Sass
9 4 (12.90%) Web Components
10 3 (9.68%) Leaflet
10 3 (9.68%) PhoneGap
10 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Graphic Design
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Front End Development
3 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) UX Design
6 3 (9.68%) OWASP
6 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Wireframes
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) BDD
8 1 (3.23%) BPMN
8 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Dart
6 2 (6.45%) ECMAScript
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) ES6
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.23%) Zend
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