The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS 132 155 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.41% 6.37% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.35% 28.34% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 80 68
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +32.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 547 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.19% 22.47% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 264 235
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
CSS
South East

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 44 £335 +20.72% 29
Bracknell +8 12 £400 -5.88% 4
Maidenhead +1 11 £300 -9.09% 6
Newbury +3 9 £243 +10.85% 7
Slough -15 7 £314 +25.50% 7
Windsor -4 2 £250 -54.54% 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 6
Ascot - - - - 3
Thatcham - - - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 277 (94.22%) HTML
2 222 (75.51%) JavaScript
3 138 (46.94%) HTML5
4 130 (44.22%) jQuery
5 116 (39.46%) CSS3
6 62 (21.09%) .NET
7 57 (19.39%) XML
7 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (18.37%) OO
9 49 (16.67%) C#
9 49 (16.67%) MVC
10 47 (15.99%) Ajax
10 47 (15.99%) Mobile App
11 46 (15.65%) Scrum
12 40 (13.61%) ASP.NET
12 40 (13.61%) JSON
13 39 (13.27%) AngularJS
14 38 (12.93%) Photoshop
15 36 (12.24%) Web Development
15 36 (12.24%) Backbone.js
16 35 (11.90%) CMS
17 33 (11.22%) PHP
18 32 (10.88%) Adobe
19 30 (10.20%) Dojo
20 28 (9.52%) Java
20 28 (9.52%) DOM
20 28 (9.52%) XHTML
21 27 (9.18%) SQL
21 27 (9.18%) SQL Server
21 27 (9.18%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 35 (11.90%) CMS
2 15 (5.10%) IIS
3 14 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.42%) Drupal
5 10 (3.40%) Node.js
6 8 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.38%) Confluence
8 5 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.70%) WordPress
9 3 (1.02%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.68%) Apache
10 2 (0.68%) TYPO3
11 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion MX
11 1 (0.34%) Liferay
Applications
1 38 (12.93%) Photoshop
2 19 (6.46%) MS Office
3 17 (5.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (4.08%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (2.38%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.02%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.50%) HTTP
2 17 (5.78%) Internet
3 7 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.70%) FTP
5 3 (1.02%) DNS
6 2 (0.68%) MPLS
6 2 (0.68%) OSPF
6 2 (0.68%) BGP
6 2 (0.68%) Firewall
6 2 (0.68%) SNMP
6 2 (0.68%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.82%) MySQL
3 17 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.04%) DB2
8 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (9.18%) Axure RP
2 22 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.12%) Subversion
4 16 (5.44%) Grunt
5 15 (5.10%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 12 (4.08%) Jasmine
7 10 (3.40%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (2.72%) JIRA
8 8 (2.72%) QUnit
9 7 (2.38%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.38%) JUnit
10 6 (2.04%) Firebug
10 6 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 5 (1.70%) Behat
12 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.36%) PHPUnit
13 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.02%) Selenium
13 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (6.12%) Retail
2 15 (5.10%) Publishing
3 13 (4.42%) Finance
4 11 (3.74%) Automotive
5 10 (3.40%) Marketing
6 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.36%) Games
7 4 (1.36%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 224 (76.19%) Developer
2 56 (19.05%) Front-End Developer
3 47 (15.99%) JavaScript Developer
4 42 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 32 (10.88%) Designer
6 28 (9.52%) User Experience Designer
7 23 (7.82%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.12%) Consultant
9 16 (5.44%) PHP Developer
10 13 (4.42%) UI Developer
11 12 (4.08%) UI Programmer
12 11 (3.74%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.74%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.40%) Front-End Web Developer
14 9 (3.06%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 9 (3.06%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.06%) CRM Consultant
14 9 (3.06%) Microsoft Consultant
15 8 (2.72%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (94.22%) HTML
2 138 (46.94%) HTML5
3 130 (44.22%) jQuery
4 116 (39.46%) CSS3
5 62 (21.09%) .NET
6 57 (19.39%) XML
7 47 (15.99%) Ajax
8 40 (13.61%) ASP.NET
8 40 (13.61%) JSON
9 39 (13.27%) AngularJS
10 36 (12.24%) Backbone.js
11 30 (10.20%) Dojo
12 28 (9.52%) DOM
12 28 (9.52%) XHTML
13 24 (8.16%) RESTful
14 21 (7.14%) .NET Framework
15 20 (6.80%) Sass
16 18 (6.12%) Spring
17 17 (5.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 15 (5.10%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.99%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.10%) Open Source
3 12 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 10 (3.40%) iPad
4 10 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.06%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.38%) W3C
6 7 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.04%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.36%) Wiki
9 3 (1.02%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.68%) Social Media
11 1 (0.34%) Online Games
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) iPhone
11 1 (0.34%) SCORM
11 1 (0.34%) IPTV
11 1 (0.34%) Animation
11 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.18%) Apple iOS
2 23 (7.82%) Windows
3 22 (7.48%) Android
4 12 (4.08%) UNIX
5 10 (3.40%) Linux
6 4 (1.36%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.37%) OO
3 49 (16.67%) MVC
4 46 (15.65%) Scrum
5 36 (12.24%) Web Development
6 27 (9.18%) TDD
7 25 (8.50%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.80%) User Stories
9 19 (6.46%) Content Management
10 18 (6.12%) CRM
11 16 (5.44%) Analytics
12 15 (5.10%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.10%) Validation
12 15 (5.10%) Web Analytics
13 14 (4.76%) SEO
14 13 (4.42%) Project Management
15 12 (4.08%) User Experience Design
15 12 (4.08%) iOS Development
16 11 (3.74%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (3.74%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 222 (75.51%) JavaScript
2 49 (16.67%) C#
3 33 (11.22%) PHP
4 28 (9.52%) Java
5 27 (9.18%) SQL
6 6 (2.04%) PHP5
7 5 (1.70%) Python
7 5 (1.70%) XPath
8 4 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.68%) VBScript
10 2 (0.68%) VB
10 2 (0.68%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.68%) C
10 2 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Lua
11 1 (0.34%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 15 (5.10%) Degree
2 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.68%) MCPD
3 2 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) QA
2 5 (1.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (10.88%) Adobe
2 27 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.10%) Sencha
4 12 (4.08%) Appcelerator
4 12 (4.08%) Twitter
5 10 (3.40%) Yahoo!
6 7 (2.38%) hybris
7 5 (1.70%) IBM
8 4 (1.36%) Google
9 3 (1.02%) Omniture
9 3 (1.02%) JBoss
9 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.34%) ATG
11 1 (0.34%) FatWire
11 1 (0.34%) Zend
11 1 (0.34%) Akamai
11 1 (0.34%) Demandware
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