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 22 June 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.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 45 18
Rank change year-on-year +31 -27  
Contract jobs citing CSS 105 53 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.74% 3.90% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.65% 17.32% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 56
Median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +12.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  

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 312 306 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.98% 22.52% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 170 140
Median daily rate £400 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 151 (89.35%) HTML
2 141 (83.43%) JavaScript
3 66 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (36.69%) AngularJS
5 50 (29.59%) Web Development
6 48 (28.40%) Java
7 46 (27.22%) Finance
8 45 (26.63%) SQL
8 45 (26.63%) jQuery
9 42 (24.85%) C#
10 41 (24.26%) Node.js
11 39 (23.08%) .NET
11 39 (23.08%) TDD
12 38 (22.49%) Front End Development
13 37 (21.89%) HTML5
14 36 (21.30%) Responsive Web Design
14 36 (21.30%) User Experience
15 34 (20.12%) Git (software)
16 33 (19.53%) MVC
17 31 (18.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (18.34%) React
18 29 (17.16%) Web Services
19 27 (15.98%) Sass
20 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
21 24 (14.20%) .NET Framework
22 23 (13.61%) CSS3
23 20 (11.83%) Spring
24 19 (11.24%) Migration
25 18 (10.65%) Oracle
26 17 (10.06%) Scrum

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 17 (10.06%) EPiServer
2 7 (4.14%) CMS
3 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.78%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.18%) Drupal
5 2 (1.18%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
6 1 (0.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.37%) UserZoom
2 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.59%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.96%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.37%) GitHub
4 3 (1.78%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.18%) IaaS
5 2 (1.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.59%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.51%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (4.73%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.14%) MySQL
5 2 (1.18%) GIS
5 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.18%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.47%) gulp
3 16 (9.47%) Subversion
4 13 (7.69%) Moq
4 13 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (3.55%) Grunt
6 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.37%) Bower
8 3 (1.78%) Ant
8 3 (1.78%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.78%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.78%) JUnit
8 3 (1.78%) Maven
8 3 (1.78%) Mockito
8 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 46 (27.22%) Finance
2 15 (8.88%) Financial Institution
3 10 (5.92%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Publishing
5 4 (2.37%) German Language
5 4 (2.37%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.78%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) French Language
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (74.56%) Developer
2 32 (18.93%) JavaScript Developer
3 27 (15.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (13.61%) Web Developer
5 20 (11.83%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.06%) Angular Developer
7 16 (9.47%) Architect
7 16 (9.47%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.92%) HTML Developer
9 9 (5.33%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.73%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (4.73%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (4.14%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Consultant
11 7 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (4.14%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.55%) UI Developer
13 5 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (89.35%) HTML
2 62 (36.69%) AngularJS
3 45 (26.63%) jQuery
4 41 (24.26%) Node.js
5 39 (23.08%) .NET
6 37 (21.89%) HTML5
7 31 (18.34%) React
7 31 (18.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (17.16%) Web Services
9 27 (15.98%) Sass
10 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 24 (14.20%) .NET Framework
12 23 (13.61%) CSS3
13 20 (11.83%) Spring
14 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (9.47%) Entity Framework
15 16 (9.47%) LINQ
15 16 (9.47%) XSLT
16 13 (7.69%) Modernizr
17 12 (7.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.30%) User Experience
2 11 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.55%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.78%) Fintech
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) Animation
9 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.51%) Linux
2 2 (1.18%) Windows
3 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.59%) Web Development
3 39 (23.08%) TDD
4 38 (22.49%) Front End Development
5 36 (21.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 33 (19.53%) MVC
7 19 (11.24%) Migration
8 17 (10.06%) Scrum
9 16 (9.47%) BDD
10 15 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.51%) Web Design
13 10 (5.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 9 (5.33%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.73%) Analytics
15 8 (4.73%) Prototyping
16 7 (4.14%) Asset Management
16 7 (4.14%) Kanban
17 6 (3.55%) Test Automation
17 6 (3.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 141 (83.43%) JavaScript
2 48 (28.40%) Java
3 45 (26.63%) SQL
4 42 (24.85%) C#
5 15 (8.88%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.69%) Python
7 10 (5.92%) PHP
8 9 (5.33%) C++
9 6 (3.55%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.96%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (2.96%) VB
10 5 (2.96%) VB6
11 4 (2.37%) Perl
12 3 (1.78%) ES6
13 2 (1.18%) Ruby
14 1 (0.59%) Scala
14 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) MCTS
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) HND
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (10.65%) Oracle
2 7 (4.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.96%) Google
4 4 (2.37%) ClickTale
5 3 (1.78%) Cisco
5 3 (1.78%) F5
5 3 (1.78%) IBM
5 3 (1.78%) Tableau
6 2 (1.18%) Facebook
6 2 (1.18%) OpenText
6 2 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Alterian
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.59%) Twitter
7 1 (0.59%) Zend