The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 18.46% 5.71% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.29% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.60 £43.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -8.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 52.31% 17.14% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £34.45 £28.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Basildon region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS.

1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) Ajax
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) XML
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) Solaris
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) UNIX
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) XHTML
5 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
5 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
6 8 (50.00%) B2C
6 8 (50.00%) J2EE
6 8 (50.00%) Ant
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 8 (50.00%) Content Management
7 7 (43.75%) TopLink
7 7 (43.75%) OO
7 7 (43.75%) EclipseLink
8 6 (37.50%) IBM
8 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Validation
9 5 (31.25%) JSP
9 5 (31.25%) User Stories

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Ant
2 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) AccuRev
5 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
3 3 (18.75%) UI Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) Ajax
2 14 (87.50%) XML
3 11 (68.75%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) XHTML
6 8 (50.00%) J2EE
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
7 7 (43.75%) TopLink
7 7 (43.75%) EclipseLink
8 5 (31.25%) JSP
8 5 (31.25%) JAX-WS
8 5 (31.25%) JAX-RS
9 4 (25.00%) REST
9 4 (25.00%) JPA
10 3 (18.75%) jQuery
10 3 (18.75%) CSS3
11 2 (12.50%) Sass
11 2 (12.50%) OSGi
11 2 (12.50%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Solaris
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) B2C
2 8 (50.00%) Content Management
3 7 (43.75%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) RUP
6 3 (18.75%) Use Case
6 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) RAD
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) Web Design
7 2 (12.50%) Information Management
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) FatWire
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Omniture
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) HP