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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 20.00% 4.76% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.91% 13.33% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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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
22 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 48.89% 35.71% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate £340 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +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 £40.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 19 (86.36%) HTML
1 19 (86.36%) XML
2 18 (81.82%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) Ajax
4 14 (63.64%) J2EE
5 13 (59.09%) SQL
5 13 (59.09%) Web Services
5 13 (59.09%) HTML5
6 12 (54.55%) UNIX
6 12 (54.55%) Windows
6 12 (54.55%) Solaris
6 12 (54.55%) Linux
7 11 (50.00%) XHTML
7 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
8 10 (45.45%) Ant
8 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (40.91%) Content Management
9 9 (40.91%) OO
9 9 (40.91%) JSP
9 9 (40.91%) B2C
10 8 (36.36%) IBM
11 7 (31.82%) SOAP
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 6 (27.27%) TDD
12 6 (27.27%) TopLink
12 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
12 6 (27.27%) EclipseLink
13 5 (22.73%) Sass

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) GlassFish
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Google Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Ant
2 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
3 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.55%) AccuRev
6 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.55%) Hudson
6 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.64%) UI Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) UI Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
1 19 (86.36%) XML
2 16 (72.73%) Ajax
3 14 (63.64%) J2EE
4 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 13 (59.09%) HTML5
5 11 (50.00%) XHTML
6 9 (40.91%) JSP
7 7 (31.82%) SOAP
8 6 (27.27%) TopLink
8 6 (27.27%) EclipseLink
9 5 (22.73%) Sass
9 5 (22.73%) Struts
10 4 (18.18%) LESS
10 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 4 (18.18%) JAX-RS
10 4 (18.18%) JAX-WS
10 4 (18.18%) JPA
10 4 (18.18%) REST
11 3 (13.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Web 2.0
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Solaris
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) OO
2 9 (40.91%) B2C
2 9 (40.91%) Content Management
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) SEO
4 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 5 (22.73%) RAD
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (9.09%) RUP
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) FatWire
2 5 (22.73%) Omniture
2 5 (22.73%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) HP