Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 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.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -13
Contract jobs citing CSS 119 160 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.77% 6.41% 5.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.76% 25.56% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 102 89
Median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £260 £306 £310
90th Percentile £538 £600 £510
Scotland median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -35.71% +159.26% -71.42%

CSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 462 626 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.28% 25.09% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 352 379
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £302 £313 £313
90th Percentile £592 £538 £545
Scotland median daily rate £438 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% - -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +159.26% -74.04%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Edinburgh

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CSS in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for CSS in Edinburgh

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CSS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CSS in Edinburgh

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CSS in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for CSS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for CSS.

1 99 (83.19%) JavaScript
2 98 (82.35%) HTML
3 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (39.50%) React
5 44 (36.97%) Git (software)
6 40 (33.61%) Public Sector
7 35 (29.41%) User Experience
8 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
9 31 (26.05%) jQuery
10 29 (24.37%) Sass
11 28 (23.53%) .NET
12 25 (21.01%) C#
13 24 (20.17%) MVC
13 24 (20.17%) HTML5
13 24 (20.17%) Grunt
13 24 (20.17%) CSS3
14 23 (19.33%) RESTful
15 22 (18.49%) Front End Development
16 20 (16.81%) Subversion
16 20 (16.81%) Project Delivery
17 18 (15.13%) Web Development
17 18 (15.13%) Redux
18 17 (14.29%) Scrum
19 16 (13.45%) Web Design
19 16 (13.45%) Translating Business Requirements
19 16 (13.45%) Node.js
20 15 (12.61%) Azure
20 15 (12.61%) SQL
20 15 (12.61%) Linux
21 14 (11.76%) Java

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) CMS
2 7 (5.88%) WordPress
3 6 (5.04%) Camunda
4 4 (3.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.36%) IIS
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Edge Animate
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.52%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.61%) Azure
2 9 (7.56%) npm
3 5 (4.20%) GitHub
3 5 (4.20%) Office 365
4 3 (2.52%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.52%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.68%) AWS
5 2 (1.68%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.68%) GCP
5 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.68%) Serverless
5 2 (1.68%) ShareGate
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.84%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.84%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Internet
2 8 (6.72%) Intranet
3 2 (1.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) GIS
3 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.20%) Big Data
4 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.36%) MySQL
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (36.97%) Git (software)
2 24 (20.17%) Grunt
3 20 (16.81%) Subversion
4 13 (10.92%) gulp
5 9 (7.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.36%) Bower
7 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.68%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.68%) Mocha
8 2 (1.68%) NUnit
8 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.68%) webpack
9 1 (0.84%) JIRA
9 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (33.61%) Public Sector
2 6 (5.04%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Front Office
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (67.23%) Developer
2 27 (22.69%) Designer
3 24 (20.17%) UI Developer
4 18 (15.13%) UI Designer
5 12 (10.08%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (6.72%) UX Designer
7 7 (5.88%) Interface Designer
7 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Interaction Designer
9 5 (4.20%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.52%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.52%) DBA
11 3 (2.52%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (82.35%) HTML
2 47 (39.50%) React
3 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
4 31 (26.05%) jQuery
5 29 (24.37%) Sass
6 28 (23.53%) .NET
7 24 (20.17%) CSS3
7 24 (20.17%) HTML5
8 23 (19.33%) RESTful
9 18 (15.13%) Redux
10 16 (13.45%) Node.js
11 13 (10.92%) LESS
11 13 (10.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
12 12 (10.08%) JSON
13 11 (9.24%) XML
14 10 (8.40%) .NET Core
14 10 (8.40%) Spring
15 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
16 6 (5.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) User Experience
2 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.52%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.52%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.68%) CMDB
6 2 (1.68%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Blog
7 1 (0.84%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.84%) Photography
7 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Unix
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.17%) MVC
3 22 (18.49%) Front End Development
4 20 (16.81%) Project Delivery
5 18 (15.13%) Web Development
6 17 (14.29%) Scrum
7 16 (13.45%) Translating Business Requirements
7 16 (13.45%) Web Design
8 13 (10.92%) DevOps
8 13 (10.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (9.24%) Kanban
10 10 (8.40%) Task Automation
10 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.56%) Benchmarking
11 9 (7.56%) Prototyping
12 8 (6.72%) Content Management
12 8 (6.72%) Rapid Prototyping
13 7 (5.88%) Functional Testing
13 7 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.04%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 99 (83.19%) JavaScript
2 25 (21.01%) C#
3 15 (12.61%) SQL
4 14 (11.76%) Java
5 10 (8.40%) Python
6 7 (5.88%) PHP
6 7 (5.88%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.52%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.52%) Java 8
9 3 (2.52%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.84%) C++
10 1 (0.84%) Delphi
10 1 (0.84%) ES6
10 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (0.84%) Degree
1 1 (0.84%) HNC
1 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) WCAG
2 10 (8.40%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.36%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Adobe
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) Telerik
4 2 (1.68%) Google
4 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow