The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 143 135 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.60% 5.36% 5.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.34% 24.82% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 64 75
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
CSS
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
523 544 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.49% 21.61% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 278
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -2 59 £350 +6.06% 26
Bracknell +8 22 £213 -50.00% 4
Slough +5 16 £290 -10.76% 6
Maidenhead -1 10 £313 -
Newbury -4 7 £275 +5.76% 4
Windsor +1 1 - - 3
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 284 (89.31%) HTML
2 235 (73.90%) JavaScript
3 119 (37.42%) HTML5
4 114 (35.85%) CSS3
5 109 (34.28%) jQuery
6 90 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (20.75%) MVC
7 66 (20.75%) AngularJS
8 64 (20.13%) Java
9 63 (19.81%) .NET
10 62 (19.50%) User Experience
11 60 (18.87%) TDD
12 51 (16.04%) C#
13 45 (14.15%) SQL
14 42 (13.21%) CMS
14 42 (13.21%) Sass
15 41 (12.89%) E-Commerce
16 39 (12.26%) XML
17 37 (11.64%) Responsive Web Design
17 37 (11.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (11.01%) Scrum
19 34 (10.69%) Ajax
19 34 (10.69%) Marketing
19 34 (10.69%) ASP.NET
20 33 (10.38%) PHP
20 33 (10.38%) Git (software)
21 31 (9.75%) Photoshop
21 31 (9.75%) Python
22 28 (8.81%) W3C
23 26 (8.18%) OO

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 42 (13.21%) CMS
2 20 (6.29%) Node.js
3 14 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.09%) Oracle Spatial
5 12 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (3.14%) Apache
6 10 (3.14%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.89%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.57%) WordPress
9 5 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.57%) IIS
9 5 (1.57%) JBoss
9 5 (1.57%) Drupal
9 5 (1.57%) Commerce Server
10 4 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 31 (9.75%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.20%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.26%) MS Office
5 2 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.31%) InDesign
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Magento
2 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.94%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.83%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.57%) GitHub
4 3 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.63%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) Veeva
6 1 (0.31%) Force.com
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.55%) Internet
2 13 (4.09%) HTTP
3 12 (3.77%) Intranet
4 9 (2.83%) DNS
5 7 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.57%) DHCP
6 5 (1.57%) Firewall
7 4 (1.26%) 2G
7 4 (1.26%) VLAN
7 4 (1.26%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (1.26%) 4G
7 4 (1.26%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.26%) Broadband
7 4 (1.26%) LAN
7 4 (1.26%) PPP
7 4 (1.26%) WAN
7 4 (1.26%) SSL
7 4 (1.26%) 3G
7 4 (1.26%) MPLS
7 4 (1.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.97%) MySQL
3 16 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.52%) DB2
6 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.31%) SSDT
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 33 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.18%) Axure RP
3 22 (6.92%) Grunt
4 21 (6.60%) Subversion
5 15 (4.72%) Visual Studio
6 14 (4.40%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.09%) Selenium
8 9 (2.83%) Maven
8 9 (2.83%) JUnit
8 9 (2.83%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.52%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.52%) gulp
9 8 (2.52%) Dreamweaver
10 7 (2.20%) NUnit
10 7 (2.20%) JIRA
10 7 (2.20%) MSTest
11 6 (1.89%) Bower
11 6 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.89%) Xcode
11 6 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 34 (10.69%) Marketing
2 21 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.97%) Retail
4 14 (4.40%) Finance
5 8 (2.52%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.26%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
8 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.94%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 219 (68.87%) Developer
2 65 (20.44%) Front-End Developer
3 52 (16.35%) Designer
4 37 (11.64%) Web Developer
5 30 (9.43%) UX Designer
6 26 (8.18%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (6.60%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.35%) .NET Developer
9 16 (5.03%) Analyst
10 13 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.46%) UI Developer
12 11 (3.46%) Front-End Web Developer
12 11 (3.46%) UI Programmer
13 10 (3.14%) Web Designer
14 8 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
15 7 (2.20%) Support Engineer
15 7 (2.20%) Junior
15 7 (2.20%) Software Developer
15 7 (2.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (89.31%) HTML
2 119 (37.42%) HTML5
3 114 (35.85%) CSS3
4 109 (34.28%) jQuery
5 66 (20.75%) AngularJS
6 63 (19.81%) .NET
7 42 (13.21%) Sass
8 39 (12.26%) XML
9 37 (11.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 34 (10.69%) ASP.NET
10 34 (10.69%) Ajax
11 24 (7.55%) Spring
12 21 (6.60%) XHTML
13 20 (6.29%) JSON
14 19 (5.97%) Backbone.js
15 17 (5.35%) REST
15 17 (5.35%) Hibernate
16 16 (5.03%) EJB
17 15 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.50%) User Experience
2 28 (8.81%) W3C
3 24 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.40%) GIS
4 14 (4.40%) Graphic Design
5 11 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.52%) Photography
7 5 (1.57%) Replication
8 4 (1.26%) CMDB
8 4 (1.26%) Social Media
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.94%) DTV
9 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) iPad
10 2 (0.63%) iPhone
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.97%) Linux
2 18 (5.66%) Windows
3 7 (2.20%) UNIX
4 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.57%) Android
6 4 (1.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.75%) MVC
3 60 (18.87%) TDD
4 41 (12.89%) E-Commerce
5 37 (11.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 35 (11.01%) Scrum
7 26 (8.18%) OO
8 24 (7.55%) Web Development
9 21 (6.60%) Content Management
10 20 (6.29%) Web Accessibility
11 18 (5.66%) Web Design
12 16 (5.03%) OOP
12 16 (5.03%) Analytics
13 15 (4.72%) User Stories
13 15 (4.72%) Software Engineering
13 15 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (3.77%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
15 11 (3.46%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 235 (73.90%) JavaScript
2 64 (20.13%) Java
3 51 (16.04%) C#
4 45 (14.15%) SQL
5 33 (10.38%) PHP
6 31 (9.75%) Python
7 9 (2.83%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.52%) Ruby
9 7 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.89%) Scala
11 5 (1.57%) Groovy
11 5 (1.57%) Perl
11 5 (1.57%) C++
12 4 (1.26%) VBScript
12 4 (1.26%) VB
12 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.26%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.94%) PHP4
14 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.57%) Degree
2 5 (1.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.26%) CCNP
3 4 (1.26%) CCNA
3 4 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.26%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) OpenView
1 4 (1.26%) Cacti
2 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (7.86%) Adobe
2 21 (6.60%) Oracle
3 16 (5.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.40%) IBM
5 13 (4.09%) Sitecore
6 10 (3.14%) Google
6 10 (3.14%) Sencha
7 8 (2.52%) HP
8 7 (2.20%) Endeca
9 5 (1.57%) Cisco
10 4 (1.26%) BMC
10 4 (1.26%) CA
10 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.94%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.94%) Capita
11 3 (0.94%) Omniture
11 3 (0.94%) Apple
11 3 (0.94%) SAP
12 2 (0.63%) Siebel
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