The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 27 April 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Contract jobs citing CSS 48 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 16.61% 9.96% 4.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 33.77% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 9
Median daily rate £350 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +54.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £437 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +0.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.21 £35.00
% change year-on-year +97.97% -42.27%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 132 77 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 45.67% 29.50% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 73
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Oxford

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Oxford over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Oxford

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Oxford region with a requirement for CSS.

1 76 (98.70%) HTML
2 65 (84.42%) JavaScript
3 43 (55.84%) HTML5
4 40 (51.95%) CSS3
5 37 (48.05%) jQuery
6 31 (40.26%) AngularJS
7 30 (38.96%) C#
7 30 (38.96%) .NET
8 28 (36.36%) MVC
9 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
10 26 (33.77%) Front End Development
11 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (27.27%) Ajax
13 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 13 (16.88%) SQL
14 13 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (15.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
15 12 (15.58%) Sass
15 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 11 (14.29%) EPiServer
16 11 (14.29%) PHP
16 11 (14.29%) CMS
17 10 (12.99%) React
18 9 (11.69%) Scrum
18 9 (11.69%) MySQL
19 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
19 8 (10.39%) TDD
19 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 11 (14.29%) CMS
1 11 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) InVision
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.60%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) MySQL
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Bower
2 4 (5.19%) Grunt
3 3 (3.90%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.90%) Yeoman
4 2 (2.60%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.60%) webpack
5 1 (1.30%) Babel
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) Gradle
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) MSTest
5 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (97.40%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) .NET Developer
2 25 (32.47%) C# Developer
3 22 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 21 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 19 (24.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (15.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (14.29%) EPiServer Developer
9 9 (11.69%) Angular Developer
9 9 (11.69%) SQL Developer
10 8 (10.39%) Ajax Developer
10 8 (10.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 8 (10.39%) PHP Developer
10 8 (10.39%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (10.39%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.79%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (7.79%) HTML Developer
12 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (98.70%) HTML
2 43 (55.84%) HTML5
3 40 (51.95%) CSS3
4 37 (48.05%) jQuery
5 31 (40.26%) AngularJS
6 30 (38.96%) .NET
7 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
8 21 (27.27%) Ajax
9 13 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
10 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (15.58%) Sass
11 10 (12.99%) React
12 8 (10.39%) LESS
13 7 (9.09%) Node.js
13 7 (9.09%) Symfony
14 6 (7.79%) Laravel
15 4 (5.19%) Ember.js
15 4 (5.19%) JSON
15 4 (5.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (6.49%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) Animation
2 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) MVC
2 26 (33.77%) Front End Development
3 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 9 (11.69%) Scrum
6 8 (10.39%) TDD
7 6 (7.79%) Web Development
8 4 (5.19%) B2B
8 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.19%) Web Design
9 3 (3.90%) Infographics
9 3 (3.90%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (3.90%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.90%) Workflow
10 2 (2.60%) OO
10 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.30%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (84.42%) JavaScript
2 30 (38.96%) C#
3 13 (16.88%) SQL
4 11 (14.29%) PHP
5 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.79%) Java
7 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.60%) ES6
8 2 (2.60%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe
2 1 (1.30%) SAP
2 1 (1.30%) Telerik