The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 48 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 91 160 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.68% 6.32% 6.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.70% 30.36% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 90 87
Median daily rate £375 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £476 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.75 £25.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.54 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.02% -2.86%
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
514 527 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.81% 20.83% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 329 297
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +58.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 42 £375 - 17
Slough +1 6 £375 +42.85% 3
Newbury -10 5 £395 +16.17% 3
Bracknell -22 5 £190 -35.31% 3
Maidenhead -7 2 £425 +30.76% 5
Wokingham - 2 £425 - 4
Windsor +3 1 - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 170 (79.44%) HTML
2 153 (71.50%) JavaScript
3 77 (35.98%) jQuery
4 71 (33.18%) HTML5
5 63 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (27.10%) .NET
7 51 (23.83%) C#
8 47 (21.96%) CSS3
9 46 (21.50%) XML
10 45 (21.03%) AngularJS
11 44 (20.56%) Web Development
12 42 (19.63%) Windows
12 42 (19.63%) MVC
13 41 (19.16%) Microsoft
13 41 (19.16%) User Experience
14 35 (16.36%) Linux
14 35 (16.36%) PHP
15 34 (15.89%) Java
16 32 (14.95%) Front End Development
17 31 (14.49%) Python
17 31 (14.49%) HTTP
17 31 (14.49%) Degree
18 30 (14.02%) Workflow
18 30 (14.02%) ASP.NET
18 30 (14.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 29 (13.55%) CMS
19 29 (13.55%) Marketing
20 28 (13.08%) TDD
21 26 (12.15%) REST
22 24 (11.21%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (13.55%) CMS
2 22 (10.28%) Node.js
3 11 (5.14%) IIS
3 11 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.67%) WordPress
5 7 (3.27%) Apache
5 7 (3.27%) Drupal
5 7 (3.27%) Joomla!
6 5 (2.34%) Confluence
6 5 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.47%) Community Server
10 1 (0.47%) MODX
10 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 24 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.74%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.27%) MS Office
4 4 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.93%) GIMP
6 2 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.87%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.49%) HTTP
2 19 (8.88%) DHCP
2 19 (8.88%) DNS
2 19 (8.88%) IPsec
2 19 (8.88%) IPv6
2 19 (8.88%) Software-Defined Networking
2 19 (8.88%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.88%) VPN
3 12 (5.61%) BGP
4 10 (4.67%) Internet
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (1.40%) Firewall
5 3 (1.40%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.47%) FTP
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
7 1 (0.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.35%) MySQL
2 18 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.01%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.54%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.74%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.80%) Big Data
6 6 (2.80%) Datazen
6 6 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.80%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.93%) GIS
9 2 (0.93%) QlikView
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.07%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.74%) Maven
3 8 (3.74%) Subversion
4 6 (2.80%) JIRA
4 6 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.34%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.34%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (2.34%) Grunt
5 5 (2.34%) gulp
6 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.87%) Selenium
7 2 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.93%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.93%) JMeter
7 2 (0.93%) JUnit
7 2 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.93%) RSpec
7 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (13.55%) Marketing
2 16 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.14%) Finance
4 8 (3.74%) Publishing
5 7 (3.27%) Retail
6 6 (2.80%) German Language
7 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) French Language
8 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 145 (67.76%) Developer
2 31 (14.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (13.55%) Web Developer
4 26 (12.15%) Support Engineer
5 23 (10.75%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (8.88%) .NET Developer
7 17 (7.94%) Python Developer
8 16 (7.48%) Angular Developer
9 14 (6.54%) Designer
10 12 (5.61%) Architect
10 12 (5.61%) C# Developer
11 11 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.14%) HTML Developer
12 10 (4.67%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.67%) UX Developer
13 9 (4.21%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (4.21%) PHP Developer
14 8 (3.74%) Escalation Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Network Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (79.44%) HTML
2 77 (35.98%) jQuery
3 71 (33.18%) HTML5
4 58 (27.10%) .NET
5 47 (21.96%) CSS3
6 46 (21.50%) XML
7 45 (21.03%) AngularJS
8 30 (14.02%) ASP.NET
8 30 (14.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (12.15%) REST
10 24 (11.21%) .NET Framework
10 24 (11.21%) Web Services
11 22 (10.28%) JSON
12 20 (9.35%) Sass
13 19 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (7.94%) Django
15 14 (6.54%) Ajax
16 12 (5.61%) SOAP
16 12 (5.61%) Spring
17 11 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) User Experience
2 23 (10.75%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.88%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.21%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.27%) Animation
5 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.80%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.87%) W3C
9 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.40%) iPad
9 3 (1.40%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.93%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.93%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.93%) Statistics
11 1 (0.47%) Blog
11 1 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.63%) Windows
2 35 (16.36%) Linux
3 19 (8.88%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.14%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.74%) Android
7 7 (3.27%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (20.56%) Web Development
3 42 (19.63%) MVC
4 32 (14.95%) Front End Development
5 30 (14.02%) Workflow
6 28 (13.08%) TDD
7 24 (11.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (10.28%) Mentoring
9 19 (8.88%) Load Balancing
9 19 (8.88%) Scrum
10 18 (8.41%) Content Management
10 18 (8.41%) E-Commerce
11 17 (7.94%) Presales
11 17 (7.94%) Web Design
12 16 (7.48%) OO
13 15 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (7.01%) Software Testing
14 14 (6.54%) Process Improvement
14 14 (6.54%) Wireframes
15 13 (6.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 153 (71.50%) JavaScript
2 51 (23.83%) C#
3 35 (16.36%) PHP
4 34 (15.89%) Java
5 31 (14.49%) Python
6 21 (9.81%) SQL
7 16 (7.48%) C++
7 16 (7.48%) VB
8 15 (7.01%) C
9 14 (6.54%) PowerShell
9 14 (6.54%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.67%) VBScript
11 7 (3.27%) Ruby
12 6 (2.80%) VB6
13 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.87%) ES6
14 4 (1.87%) R
14 4 (1.87%) Scala
14 4 (1.87%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (14.49%) Degree
2 15 (7.01%) MCSD
2 15 (7.01%) MCSE
2 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.61%) MCSA
4 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (8.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (6.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.40%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (1.40%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.93%) logstash
4 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 41 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.61%) Oracle
3 10 (4.67%) Adobe
3 10 (4.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.80%) Google
4 6 (2.80%) hybris
4 6 (2.80%) IBM
4 6 (2.80%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.34%) Remedy
5 5 (2.34%) Twitter
6 4 (1.87%) ATG
7 3 (1.40%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco
7 3 (1.40%) Clearswift
7 3 (1.40%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.40%) Juniper
7 3 (1.40%) Trustwave
7 3 (1.40%) Zend
8 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
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