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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 29.17% 2.50% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.85% 8.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.76 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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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
26 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 54.17% 30.00% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £340 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £488 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +25.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 31 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 31 August 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (88.46%) HTML
1 23 (88.46%) XML
2 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 18 (69.23%) Java
3 18 (69.23%) J2EE
4 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) Web Services
5 16 (61.54%) Ajax
6 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (50.00%) HTML5
8 12 (46.15%) UNIX
8 12 (46.15%) Windows
8 12 (46.15%) Solaris
8 12 (46.15%) Linux
9 11 (42.31%) XHTML
9 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
10 10 (38.46%) EclipseLink
10 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 10 (38.46%) Ant
11 9 (34.62%) Struts
11 9 (34.62%) JSP
11 9 (34.62%) B2C
11 9 (34.62%) OO
11 9 (34.62%) Content Management
12 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
12 8 (30.77%) IBM
12 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
13 7 (26.92%) Web Development
13 7 (26.92%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) GlassFish
2 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Google Analytics
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Ant
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 5 (19.23%) AccuRev
4 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (11.54%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.85%) JMeter
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) Hudson
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (15.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) UI Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
1 23 (88.46%) XML
2 18 (69.23%) J2EE
3 17 (65.38%) Web Services
4 16 (61.54%) Ajax
5 13 (50.00%) HTML5
6 11 (42.31%) XHTML
7 10 (38.46%) EclipseLink
8 9 (34.62%) Struts
8 9 (34.62%) JSP
9 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
10 7 (26.92%) SOAP
10 7 (26.92%) JSON
11 6 (23.08%) RESTful
11 6 (23.08%) JAXB
11 6 (23.08%) TopLink
12 5 (19.23%) Sass
13 4 (15.38%) LESS
13 4 (15.38%) JAX-RS
13 4 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Web 2.0
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) UNIX
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Solaris
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) OO
2 9 (34.62%) B2C
2 9 (34.62%) Content Management
3 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) SEO
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) RAD
6 4 (15.38%) ERP
6 4 (15.38%) OOD
6 4 (15.38%) UML
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 18 (69.23%) Java
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) FatWire
2 5 (19.23%) Omniture
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) HP