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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 19 39 26
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs citing CSS 66 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.33% 3.51% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.29% 16.77% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 44
Median daily rate £416 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 261 316 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.00% 20.93% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 180 162
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -64.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Edinburgh

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Edinburgh

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Edinburgh

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CSS.

1 135 (91.22%) HTML
2 112 (75.68%) JavaScript
3 85 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (40.54%) AngularJS
5 52 (35.14%) HTML5
6 47 (31.76%) Node.js
7 45 (30.41%) Web Development
8 40 (27.03%) CSS3
9 37 (25.00%) jQuery
9 37 (25.00%) User Experience
10 35 (23.65%) Java
11 34 (22.97%) TDD
12 33 (22.30%) Scrum
12 33 (22.30%) React
13 30 (20.27%) Front End Development
14 29 (19.59%) .NET
14 29 (19.59%) MVC
15 28 (18.92%) Finance
15 28 (18.92%) Sass
16 22 (14.86%) C#
17 21 (14.19%) SQL
18 20 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (13.51%) ASP.NET
19 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
20 18 (12.16%) BDD
21 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
22 16 (10.81%) Oracle
22 16 (10.81%) Spring
23 15 (10.14%) Subversion
23 15 (10.14%) SQL Server

CSS
Top Related 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 13 (8.78%) CMS
2 8 (5.41%) JBoss
3 7 (4.73%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.03%) WordPress
6 2 (1.35%) Drupal
6 2 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (1.35%) Internet
1 2 (1.35%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.43%) MySQL
3 7 (4.73%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.35%) DB2
6 2 (1.35%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.14%) Subversion
3 7 (4.73%) Grunt
3 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.05%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.70%) Gradle
5 4 (2.70%) JUnit
5 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.03%) Bower
6 3 (2.03%) Maven
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.03%) Selenium
7 2 (1.35%) JIRA
7 2 (1.35%) Log4j
7 2 (1.35%) Mockito
7 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.68%) Ant
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (18.92%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) German Language
3 3 (2.03%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.35%) Back Office
4 2 (1.35%) Law
4 2 (1.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (79.05%) Developer
2 27 (18.24%) JavaScript Developer
2 27 (18.24%) Web Developer
3 21 (14.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (12.16%) Java Developer
5 17 (11.49%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.46%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.43%) HTML Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Consultant
9 8 (5.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.05%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.05%) UI Developer
12 5 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (91.22%) HTML
2 60 (40.54%) AngularJS
3 52 (35.14%) HTML5
4 47 (31.76%) Node.js
5 40 (27.03%) CSS3
6 37 (25.00%) jQuery
7 33 (22.30%) React
8 29 (19.59%) .NET
9 28 (18.92%) Sass
10 20 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 20 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (10.81%) Spring
12 15 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (10.14%) LESS
13 13 (8.78%) RESTful
14 12 (8.11%) Web Services
15 9 (6.08%) JSP
15 9 (6.08%) XML
16 8 (5.41%) .NET Framework
16 8 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.00%) User Experience
2 9 (6.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.38%) Fintech
5 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.41%) Web Development
3 34 (22.97%) TDD
4 33 (22.30%) Scrum
5 30 (20.27%) Front End Development
6 29 (19.59%) MVC
7 18 (12.16%) BDD
8 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (6.08%) Kanban
11 8 (5.41%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.73%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.05%) Content Management
13 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.05%) Microservices
13 6 (4.05%) Prototyping
14 5 (3.38%) API Design
14 5 (3.38%) Information Security
14 5 (3.38%) SDLC
14 5 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 35 (23.65%) Java
3 22 (14.86%) C#
4 21 (14.19%) SQL
5 12 (8.11%) PHP
6 10 (6.76%) Python
7 4 (2.70%) ES6
7 4 (2.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.03%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.35%) XPath
10 1 (0.68%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) TeamSite
2 3 (2.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.03%) OpenText
4 2 (1.35%) Cisco
4 2 (1.35%) F5
4 2 (1.35%) IBM
4 2 (1.35%) Misys
4 2 (1.35%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Alterian
5 1 (0.68%) Progress
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 3 days ago