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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 164 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.75% 6.75% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.20% 30.07% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 63 72
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 28 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +218.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 22.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 208 264
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 £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 64 £313 -11.97% 19
Slough -9 16 £350 +9.80% 8
Maidenhead +4 14 £250 -13.04% 4
Bracknell -3 7 £400 -5.88% 4
Windsor -3 3 - - 1
Newbury -7 2 £215 -21.81% 1
Ascot - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 3
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 335 (94.37%) HTML
2 261 (73.52%) JavaScript
3 195 (54.93%) jQuery
4 160 (45.07%) HTML5
5 139 (39.15%) CSS3
6 91 (25.63%) XML
7 78 (21.97%) Ajax
8 75 (21.13%) SQL
8 75 (21.13%) MVC
9 74 (20.85%) .NET
9 74 (20.85%) C#
10 58 (16.34%) PHP
11 56 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (15.49%) Mobile App
13 53 (14.93%) OO
14 48 (13.52%) JSON
15 46 (12.96%) MySQL
16 45 (12.68%) Java
17 43 (12.11%) Scrum
18 40 (11.27%) Subversion
19 38 (10.70%) Apple iOS
20 37 (10.42%) ASP.NET
21 36 (10.14%) Photoshop
22 35 (9.86%) Web Development
23 34 (9.58%) Finance
24 33 (9.30%) SOAP
24 33 (9.30%) XHTML
25 32 (9.01%) Adobe
26 31 (8.73%) Microsoft
26 31 (8.73%) SQL Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (8.73%) CMS
2 24 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.79%) IIS
4 16 (4.51%) Drupal
5 12 (3.38%) Node.js
6 10 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.97%) Confluence
7 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.85%) WordPress
10 3 (0.85%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.85%) Apache
11 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 36 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 18 (5.07%) MS Office
3 12 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (2.82%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.13%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.13%) InDesign
6 3 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.51%) HTTP
2 10 (2.82%) Internet
3 9 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.96%) MySQL
2 31 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.97%) MS Access
6 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.41%) DB2
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.28%) DTS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (11.27%) Subversion
2 23 (6.48%) Axure RP
3 19 (5.35%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 14 (3.94%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.10%) Grunt
7 10 (2.82%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.54%) JUnit
9 8 (2.25%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 8 (2.25%) Firebug
10 7 (1.97%) JIRA
10 7 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
10 7 (1.97%) Ant
11 6 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.41%) Behat
12 5 (1.41%) QUnit
12 5 (1.41%) Maven
13 4 (1.13%) NUnit
General
1 34 (9.58%) Finance
2 26 (7.32%) Retail
3 21 (5.92%) Publishing
4 19 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.79%) Automotive
6 10 (2.82%) Marketing
7 7 (1.97%) Advertising
8 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.13%) Games
10 3 (0.85%) Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.56%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 282 (79.44%) Developer
2 74 (20.85%) Front-End Developer
3 38 (10.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 36 (10.14%) Web Developer
5 35 (9.86%) Designer
6 34 (9.58%) .NET Developer
6 34 (9.58%) PHP Developer
7 25 (7.04%) UI Developer
7 25 (7.04%) User Experience Designer
8 24 (6.76%) UI Programmer
9 18 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.94%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 13 (3.66%) Mobile Developer
12 12 (3.38%) Applications Developer
13 11 (3.10%) Mobile Web Developer
13 11 (3.10%) User Experience Developer
13 11 (3.10%) Consultant
14 10 (2.82%) Web Applications Developer
14 10 (2.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (94.37%) HTML
2 195 (54.93%) jQuery
3 160 (45.07%) HTML5
4 139 (39.15%) CSS3
5 91 (25.63%) XML
6 78 (21.97%) Ajax
7 74 (20.85%) .NET
8 48 (13.52%) JSON
9 37 (10.42%) ASP.NET
10 33 (9.30%) SOAP
10 33 (9.30%) XHTML
11 28 (7.89%) .NET Framework
11 28 (7.89%) Backbone.js
12 26 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (7.32%) REST
13 25 (7.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 25 (7.04%) Dojo
13 25 (7.04%) Web Services
14 22 (6.20%) Spring
14 22 (6.20%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.49%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.51%) Smartphone
2 16 (4.51%) Digital Media
3 15 (4.23%) Open Source
4 13 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.10%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.97%) iPad
6 7 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.69%) W3C
7 6 (1.69%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.69%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.41%) RIA
8 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.85%) Social Media
9 3 (0.85%) IPTV
9 3 (0.85%) Social Network
10 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.56%) GIS
10 2 (0.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.70%) Apple iOS
2 28 (7.89%) Android
3 27 (7.61%) Linux
4 26 (7.32%) UNIX
5 23 (6.48%) Windows
6 6 (1.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.13%) MVC
2 56 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (14.93%) OO
4 43 (12.11%) Scrum
5 35 (9.86%) Web Development
6 30 (8.45%) TDD
7 25 (7.04%) Unit Testing
8 24 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 22 (6.20%) OOP
10 19 (5.35%) Content Management
11 18 (5.07%) iOS Development
12 15 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.23%) Validation
13 14 (3.94%) SOA
14 13 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (3.66%) CRM
15 12 (3.38%) Web Analytics
15 12 (3.38%) Analytics
16 11 (3.10%) User Stories
16 11 (3.10%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 261 (73.52%) JavaScript
2 75 (21.13%) SQL
3 74 (20.85%) C#
4 58 (16.34%) PHP
5 45 (12.68%) Java
6 12 (3.38%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.25%) PHP5
8 6 (1.69%) Perl
9 5 (1.41%) XPath
10 4 (1.13%) Python
11 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.85%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.28%) Golang
13 1 (0.28%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.28%) Lua
13 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.66%) Degree
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.82%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (9.01%) Adobe
2 31 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.07%) Appcelerator
4 16 (4.51%) Zend
5 14 (3.94%) Sencha
6 11 (3.10%) Twitter
7 9 (2.54%) Yahoo!
7 9 (2.54%) Oracle
8 6 (1.69%) hybris
9 4 (1.13%) JBoss
9 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.13%) Google
9 4 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.85%) Telerik
11 2 (0.56%) Mercator
12 1 (0.28%) Ektron
12 1 (0.28%) Facebook
12 1 (0.28%) FatWire
12 1 (0.28%) HP
12 1 (0.28%) IBM
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