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 3 months to 27 March 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +31  
Contract jobs citing CSS 67 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.88% 15.90% 5.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.65% 56.03% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 67 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +94.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.20
% change year-on-year +23.07% -4.97%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 226 141 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.07% 28.37% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 112 106
Median daily rate £438 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.52% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £11.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £25.50 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 42 £350 -17.64% 18
Abingdon -4 8 £350 +21.73% 2
Thame - 1 £425 - 3
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 113 (99.12%) HTML
2 102 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 54 (47.37%) CSS3
4 52 (45.61%) HTML5
5 48 (42.11%) jQuery
6 46 (40.35%) AngularJS
7 44 (38.60%) Front End Development
8 42 (36.84%) C#
8 42 (36.84%) .NET
9 37 (32.46%) MVC
10 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET
11 28 (24.56%) PHP
12 26 (22.81%) Ajax
13 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (19.30%) SQL
15 21 (18.42%) MySQL
16 20 (17.54%) .NET Framework
17 18 (15.79%) Node.js
18 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
19 15 (13.16%) Scrum
19 15 (13.16%) Git (software)
19 15 (13.16%) Sass
19 15 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (12.28%) Web Development
21 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
21 13 (11.40%) React
22 12 (10.53%) TDD
22 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
23 11 (9.65%) CMS
23 11 (9.65%) VB.NET

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 11 (9.65%) CMS
1 11 (9.65%) EPiServer
2 7 (6.14%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.39%) Apache
4 4 (3.51%) WordPress
5 3 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (1.75%) Drupal
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.75%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.88%) GIMP
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) GitHub
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
1 1 (0.88%) Intranet
1 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) MySQL
2 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) phpMyAdmin
5 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Redis
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.39%) Grunt
3 4 (3.51%) Bower
4 3 (2.63%) Yeoman
5 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.75%) Maven
5 2 (1.75%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.75%) webpack
6 1 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.88%) Babel
6 1 (0.88%) gulp
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
1 6 (5.26%) Publishing
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (98.25%) Developer
2 38 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 35 (30.70%) .NET Developer
4 33 (28.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 32 (28.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 23 (20.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (18.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (12.28%) PHP Developer
10 13 (11.40%) HTML CSS Developer
10 13 (11.40%) HTML Developer
11 12 (10.53%) Angular Developer
11 12 (10.53%) SQL Developer
12 11 (9.65%) Ajax Developer
12 11 (9.65%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 11 (9.65%) EPiServer Developer
12 11 (9.65%) VB.NET Developer
12 11 (9.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (6.14%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (99.12%) HTML
2 54 (47.37%) CSS3
3 52 (45.61%) HTML5
4 48 (42.11%) jQuery
5 46 (40.35%) AngularJS
6 42 (36.84%) .NET
7 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET
8 26 (22.81%) Ajax
9 20 (17.54%) .NET Framework
10 18 (15.79%) Node.js
11 15 (13.16%) Sass
11 15 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (11.40%) React
13 11 (9.65%) LESS
14 9 (7.89%) Laravel
15 8 (7.02%) JSON
15 8 (7.02%) Symfony
16 7 (6.14%) RESTful
17 6 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.39%) User Experience
3 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.75%) Animation
4 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Front End Development
2 37 (32.46%) MVC
3 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.16%) Scrum
5 14 (12.28%) Web Development
6 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.53%) TDD
7 9 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (6.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (6.14%) Web Design
9 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.39%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (3.51%) API Development
10 4 (3.51%) B2B
10 4 (3.51%) BDD
10 4 (3.51%) Kanban
10 4 (3.51%) OOP
10 4 (3.51%) Open Source
10 4 (3.51%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 102 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 42 (36.84%) C#
3 28 (24.56%) PHP
4 22 (19.30%) SQL
5 11 (9.65%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.14%) Java
7 3 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) ES6
8 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Terraform
2 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Xamarin
2 2 (1.75%) Adobe
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.88%) SAP
3 1 (0.88%) Telerik
3 1 (0.88%) Zend
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