Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 112 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 15.93% 11.19% 13.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.02% 28.21% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 48 102
Oxford median daily rate £400 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +29.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £250
90th Percentile £523 £500 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00

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 Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 287 273 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 40.83% 39.68% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 209 220
Oxford median daily rate £450 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +12.12% -4.07%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £263
90th Percentile £591 £600 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Oxford median hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.06% -24.12% +46.55%
10th Percentile £37.50 £13.03 £18.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £19.23 £41.88
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +105.13% -13.33% -

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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.

1 102 (91.07%) HTML
2 98 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 66 (58.93%) AngularJS
4 52 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (43.75%) Web Services
6 48 (42.86%) jQuery
7 47 (41.96%) MVC
8 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (34.82%) C#
10 38 (33.93%) .NET
11 36 (32.14%) SQL Server
11 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET
12 35 (31.25%) SQL
13 34 (30.36%) Ajax
14 31 (27.68%) Web Development
15 30 (26.79%) HTML5
15 30 (26.79%) TDD
16 29 (25.89%) Test Automation
16 29 (25.89%) CSS3
17 28 (25.00%) Front End Development
18 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (23.21%) VB.NET
19 24 (21.43%) Git (software)
20 22 (19.64%) Scrum
21 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
21 21 (18.75%) Java
22 20 (17.86%) Node.js
23 19 (16.96%) PHP
24 18 (16.07%) MySQL
24 18 (16.07%) Pair Programming

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 10 (8.93%) Drupal
2 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) WordPress
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.89%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.89%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.89%) InDesign
2 1 (0.89%) InVision
2 1 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Magento
2 2 (1.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) GitHub
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.57%) IaaS
4 4 (3.57%) npm
4 4 (3.57%) PaaS
5 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.79%) Serverless
5 2 (1.79%) Slack
6 1 (0.89%) Akamai
6 1 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.89%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.89%) Firebase
6 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.89%) Heroku
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) MySQL
3 17 (15.18%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.46%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.68%) OLAP
6 3 (2.68%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) Big Data
8 1 (0.89%) Redis
8 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.29%) Grunt
2 16 (14.29%) gulp
3 11 (9.82%) IntelliJ
4 9 (8.04%) webpack
5 3 (2.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.79%) JUnit
6 2 (1.79%) Subversion
7 1 (0.89%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.89%) Mocha
7 1 (0.89%) Selenium
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (0.89%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (88.39%) Developer
2 36 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 33 (29.46%) C# Developer
4 31 (27.68%) AWS Developer
4 31 (27.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (25.89%) SQL Developer
6 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 25 (22.32%) SQL Server Developer
9 20 (17.86%) Java Developer
10 13 (11.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (9.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (8.93%) Drupal Developer
13 9 (8.04%) Agile Developer
14 8 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
14 8 (7.14%) HTML Developer
15 7 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
16 6 (5.36%) Angular Developer
16 6 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (91.07%) HTML
2 66 (58.93%) AngularJS
3 49 (43.75%) Web Services
4 48 (42.86%) jQuery
5 38 (33.93%) .NET
6 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET
7 34 (30.36%) Ajax
8 30 (26.79%) HTML5
9 29 (25.89%) CSS3
10 20 (17.86%) Node.js
11 18 (16.07%) LESS
11 18 (16.07%) Sass
12 16 (14.29%) REST
13 15 (13.39%) React
14 11 (9.82%) Angular 2
14 11 (9.82%) Dropwizard
14 11 (9.82%) Hystrix
14 11 (9.82%) Scalatra
15 10 (8.93%) Play Framework
16 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) User Experience
2 5 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) Linux
2 2 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.96%) MVC
2 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.68%) Web Development
4 30 (26.79%) TDD
5 29 (25.89%) Test Automation
6 28 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (19.64%) Scrum
9 18 (16.07%) Kanban
9 18 (16.07%) Pair Programming
10 17 (15.18%) Unit Testing
11 16 (14.29%) BDD
12 15 (13.39%) Refactoring
13 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 13 (11.61%) SOA
14 13 (11.61%) Web Application Development
15 12 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
16 11 (9.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 11 (9.82%) SOLID
17 10 (8.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 98 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 39 (34.82%) C#
3 35 (31.25%) SQL
4 26 (23.21%) VB.NET
5 21 (18.75%) Java
6 19 (16.96%) PHP
7 12 (10.71%) Groovy
8 6 (5.36%) ES6
8 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.68%) Ruby
10 2 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.79%) Python
11 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.89%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.89%) Go
11 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) Degree
1 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) New Relic
3 5 (4.46%) Adobe
4 3 (2.68%) Twitter
4 3 (2.68%) VMware
5 2 (1.79%) Assembla
5 2 (1.79%) Google
5 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (0.89%) Capita
6 1 (0.89%) Facebook
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle