Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 18 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 152 118 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.75% 9.75% 11.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.22% 23.18% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 76 141
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £240
90th Percentile £538 £574 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.63% +100.00% -27.27%

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 503 509 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 42.20% 42.07% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 366 378
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £323 £313 £262
90th Percentile £596 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.13% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £37.65 £14.13 £15.70
90th Percentile £42.35 £22.63 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +6 111 £413 +3.13% 49
Witney +3 3 - - 4
Abingdon +5 2 £438 +25.00% 4
Bicester - 2 £313 - 2
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 138 (90.79%) HTML
2 132 (86.84%) JavaScript
3 95 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 62 (40.79%) MVC
5 60 (39.47%) jQuery
6 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (36.18%) Amazon AWS
8 54 (35.53%) Web Services
9 48 (31.58%) C#
10 46 (30.26%) .NET
11 45 (29.61%) HTML5
12 43 (28.29%) ASP.NET
13 42 (27.63%) TDD
13 42 (27.63%) SQL Server
14 40 (26.32%) CSS3
15 39 (25.66%) Ajax
15 39 (25.66%) Web Development
15 39 (25.66%) SQL
15 39 (25.66%) Front End Development
16 35 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (22.37%) PHP
18 32 (21.05%) MySQL
19 31 (20.39%) Git (software)
20 30 (19.74%) Test Automation
21 28 (18.42%) REST
22 27 (17.76%) Scrum
22 27 (17.76%) VB.NET
22 27 (17.76%) React
23 26 (17.11%) Node.js
24 25 (16.45%) Unit Testing

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 10 (6.58%) Drupal
2 5 (3.29%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) CMS
4 2 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) nginx
5 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.66%) InDesign
3 1 (0.66%) InVision
3 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 55 (36.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.87%) GitHub
3 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.92%) npm
5 7 (4.61%) IaaS
5 7 (4.61%) PaaS
6 5 (3.29%) Serverless
7 3 (1.97%) Akamai
7 3 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.97%) Slack
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.32%) Bluemix
8 2 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.66%) Firebase
9 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.66%) Heroku
9 1 (0.66%) Office 365
9 1 (0.66%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) HTTP
2 6 (3.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (21.05%) MySQL
3 20 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.92%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.29%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.97%) OLAP
7 3 (1.97%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.32%) Big Data
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.32%) Redis
9 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.82%) Grunt
2 21 (13.82%) gulp
3 14 (9.21%) webpack
4 11 (7.24%) IntelliJ
5 7 (4.61%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.61%) JIRA
6 5 (3.29%) Mocha
7 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.97%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.97%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.32%) JUnit
9 2 (1.32%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.32%) Subversion
9 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.66%) Selenium
10 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (1.32%) Advertising
1 2 (1.32%) Finance
1 2 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (0.66%) Games
2 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (86.84%) Developer
2 43 (28.29%) .NET Developer
3 40 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 37 (24.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (20.39%) AWS Developer
5 31 (20.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 30 (19.74%) SQL Developer
7 25 (16.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 22 (14.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 20 (13.16%) Java Developer
10 17 (11.18%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (8.55%) PHP Developer
12 10 (6.58%) Architect
13 9 (5.92%) Agile Developer
13 9 (5.92%) Angular Developer
13 9 (5.92%) Drupal Developer
14 8 (5.26%) Technical Architect
14 8 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (90.79%) HTML
2 95 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 60 (39.47%) jQuery
4 54 (35.53%) Web Services
5 46 (30.26%) .NET
6 45 (29.61%) HTML5
7 43 (28.29%) ASP.NET
8 40 (26.32%) CSS3
9 39 (25.66%) Ajax
10 28 (18.42%) REST
11 27 (17.76%) React
12 26 (17.11%) Node.js
13 24 (15.79%) LESS
14 22 (14.47%) Sass
15 18 (11.84%) Angular 2
16 14 (9.21%) JSON
17 13 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (7.24%) RESTful
19 11 (7.24%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) User Experience
2 9 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) Animation
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.66%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.29%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Android
3 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.79%) MVC
2 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (27.63%) TDD
4 39 (25.66%) Front End Development
4 39 (25.66%) Web Development
5 35 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (19.74%) Test Automation
7 27 (17.76%) Scrum
8 25 (16.45%) Unit Testing
9 24 (15.79%) BDD
10 18 (11.84%) Kanban
10 18 (11.84%) Pair Programming
11 16 (10.53%) Refactoring
12 14 (9.21%) SOA
12 14 (9.21%) Software Engineering
13 13 (8.55%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (8.55%) Web Application Development
14 12 (7.89%) API Development
14 12 (7.89%) Microservices
15 11 (7.24%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 132 (86.84%) JavaScript
2 48 (31.58%) C#
3 39 (25.66%) SQL
4 34 (22.37%) PHP
5 27 (17.76%) VB.NET
6 22 (14.47%) Java
7 12 (7.89%) Groovy
8 10 (6.58%) ES6
9 8 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.29%) Ruby
11 4 (2.63%) Python
12 3 (1.97%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.32%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.32%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.66%) Go
14 1 (0.66%) Perl
14 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.97%) Docker
1 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Terraform
2 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.53%) New Relic
3 7 (4.61%) Adobe
4 5 (3.29%) Splunk
5 3 (1.97%) Google
5 3 (1.97%) Twitter
5 3 (1.97%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) Assembla
6 2 (1.32%) Capita
6 2 (1.32%) HP
6 2 (1.32%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.32%) Zend
7 1 (0.66%) Apiary
7 1 (0.66%) Facebook
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore