Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 November 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 154 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.52% 9.83% 9.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.16% 23.72% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 90 126
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £281 £250
90th Percentile £538 £574 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +62.60%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +60.00% -35.48%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 438 527 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.61% 41.46% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 385 391
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +29.31%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Oxfordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Oxfordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Oxfordshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Oxfordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +13 115 £425 +13.33% 18
Witney - 4 - - 2
Abingdon - 3 £375 - 3
Bicester - 2 £313 -
Thame -2 1 £413 +3.13%
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 151 (98.05%) HTML
2 135 (87.66%) JavaScript
3 93 (60.39%) AngularJS
4 67 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (42.21%) jQuery
6 63 (40.91%) MVC
7 58 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
8 56 (36.36%) Web Services
9 54 (35.06%) HTML5
10 53 (34.42%) PHP
11 52 (33.77%) Web Development
12 51 (33.12%) TDD
13 42 (27.27%) C#
14 41 (26.62%) CSS3
15 40 (25.97%) Node.js
15 40 (25.97%) Git (software)
15 40 (25.97%) .NET
16 38 (24.68%) SQL Server
16 38 (24.68%) SQL
16 38 (24.68%) ASP.NET
16 38 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (24.03%) MySQL
18 35 (22.73%) Scrum
19 32 (20.78%) React
20 31 (20.13%) Test Automation
21 30 (19.48%) BDD
21 30 (19.48%) Front End Development
22 29 (18.83%) Ajax
23 27 (17.53%) Pair Programming
24 26 (16.88%) Software Engineering

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 16 (10.39%) Drupal
2 9 (5.84%) WordPress
3 5 (3.25%) CMS
3 5 (3.25%) IIS
4 3 (1.95%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.65%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Magento
2 4 (2.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 58 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.49%) GitHub
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.25%) IaaS
3 5 (3.25%) npm
3 5 (3.25%) PaaS
3 5 (3.25%) Serverless
4 3 (1.95%) Akamai
4 3 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.30%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.30%) SaaS
5 2 (1.30%) Slack
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.65%) Firebase
6 1 (0.65%) Heroku
6 1 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 37 (24.03%) MySQL
3 26 (16.88%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.39%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.95%) OLAP
7 3 (1.95%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.30%) Big Data
8 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.30%) Redis
8 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 40 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.34%) Grunt
2 19 (12.34%) gulp
3 14 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 10 (6.49%) Bitbucket
4 10 (6.49%) Subversion
5 7 (4.55%) JIRA
6 3 (1.95%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.95%) webpack
7 2 (1.30%) Bower
7 2 (1.30%) JUnit
7 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.30%) Selenium
7 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.65%) Mocha
8 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.60%) Games
1 4 (2.60%) Publishing
2 3 (1.95%) Advertising
2 3 (1.95%) Marketing
3 1 (0.65%) Automotive
3 1 (0.65%) Finance
3 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (88.96%) Developer
2 37 (24.03%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.78%) C# Developer
4 30 (19.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 29 (18.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (18.18%) AWS Developer
7 27 (17.53%) PHP Developer
8 26 (16.88%) Node.js Developer
8 26 (16.88%) SQL Developer
9 24 (15.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (15.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 21 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
12 15 (9.74%) Java Developer
13 13 (8.44%) Agile Developer
13 13 (8.44%) Drupal Developer
14 12 (7.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 11 (7.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 11 (7.14%) Symfony Developer
16 10 (6.49%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (98.05%) HTML
2 93 (60.39%) AngularJS
3 65 (42.21%) jQuery
4 56 (36.36%) Web Services
5 54 (35.06%) HTML5
6 41 (26.62%) CSS3
7 40 (25.97%) .NET
7 40 (25.97%) Node.js
8 38 (24.68%) ASP.NET
9 32 (20.78%) React
10 29 (18.83%) Ajax
11 23 (14.94%) Sass
12 21 (13.64%) LESS
13 20 (12.99%) Symfony
14 16 (10.39%) JSON
14 16 (10.39%) REST
15 15 (9.74%) Laravel
15 15 (9.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (9.09%) Dropwizard
16 14 (9.09%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) User Experience
2 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.30%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.30%) iPad
5 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.65%) Animation
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.25%) Linux
2 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.91%) MVC
3 52 (33.77%) Web Development
4 51 (33.12%) TDD
5 38 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (22.73%) Scrum
7 31 (20.13%) Test Automation
8 30 (19.48%) BDD
8 30 (19.48%) Front End Development
9 27 (17.53%) Pair Programming
10 26 (16.88%) Kanban
10 26 (16.88%) Software Engineering
11 23 (14.94%) Unit Testing
12 19 (12.34%) Web Application Development
13 18 (11.69%) Refactoring
14 17 (11.04%) SOA
15 16 (10.39%) API Development
15 16 (10.39%) Domain-Driven Design
15 16 (10.39%) OO
16 15 (9.74%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 135 (87.66%) JavaScript
2 53 (34.42%) PHP
3 42 (27.27%) C#
4 38 (24.68%) SQL
5 24 (15.58%) VB.NET
6 21 (13.64%) Java
7 15 (9.74%) Groovy
8 7 (4.55%) Ruby
8 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.90%) PHP 7
10 5 (3.25%) Python
11 4 (2.60%) PHP 5
11 4 (2.60%) Scala
12 3 (1.95%) Perl
13 2 (1.30%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.30%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.30%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.30%) C
13 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.65%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (1.95%) Degree
1 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) Terraform
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.34%) New Relic
3 5 (3.25%) Adobe
3 5 (3.25%) Splunk
3 5 (3.25%) Zend
4 4 (2.60%) Infor
5 3 (1.95%) Twitter
5 3 (1.95%) VMware
6 2 (1.30%) Google
6 2 (1.30%) IBM
6 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Apiary
7 1 (0.65%) Assembla
7 1 (0.65%) Capita
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos
7 1 (0.65%) Facebook
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) Tableau