The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OOCSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOCSS over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Object-Oriented CSS (OOCSS)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 638 636
Rank change year-on-year +35 -2  
Contract jobs citing OOCSS 7 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.085% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Median daily rate £420 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.57% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £363 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40527 42125 37909
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 521 675
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

OOCSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OOCSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OOCSS in the UK

OOCSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOCSS in the UK

OOCSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOCSS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOCSS in the UK

OOCSS
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOCSS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +31 7 £420 -11.57% 3
UK excluding London - 4 £400 - 1
London +2 3 £475 - 2
North of England - 3 £413 -
East of England - 1 £388 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOCSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OOCSS.

1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) OO
4 10 (58.82%) jQuery
4 10 (58.82%) HTML5
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) CSS3
7 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
7 7 (41.18%) React
8 6 (35.29%) Sass
8 6 (35.29%) BDD
8 6 (35.29%) Node.js
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) .NET
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
10 4 (23.53%) SMACSS
10 4 (23.53%) LESS
10 4 (23.53%) Advertising
10 4 (23.53%) C#
10 4 (23.53%) Redux
11 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
11 3 (17.65%) Scrum
11 3 (17.65%) Mobile First
11 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (11.76%) RESTful

OOCSS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Grunt
1 1 (5.88%) gulp
1 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.88%) Mocha
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (17.65%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
5 2 (11.76%) CSS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
3 10 (58.82%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) CSS3
5 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) React
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) Sass
7 4 (23.53%) LESS
7 4 (23.53%) Redux
8 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
9 2 (11.76%) Ajax
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
9 2 (11.76%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (5.88%) JSON
10 1 (5.88%) JSTL
10 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
5 4 (23.53%) SMACSS
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile First
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Content Management
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
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