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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS 148 165 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.10% 6.51% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.82% 28.25% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 15
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
532 584 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.92% 23.03% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 295 225
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 58 £341 +0.36% 17
Maidenhead +7 19 £300 +11.11% 3
Slough -10 14 £326 +8.75% 6
Bracknell +7 10 £375 -6.25% 3
Newbury +6 9 £350 +47.36% 3
Windsor -1 2 £250 -44.44% 1
Hungerford +1 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Ascot - - - - 1
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 280 (93.96%) HTML
2 229 (76.85%) JavaScript
3 130 (43.62%) jQuery
4 129 (43.29%) HTML5
5 102 (34.23%) CSS3
6 76 (25.50%) .NET
7 62 (20.81%) MVC
8 58 (19.46%) OO
9 57 (19.13%) C#
10 54 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (16.78%) Ajax
12 49 (16.44%) XML
13 44 (14.77%) ASP.NET
14 42 (14.09%) AngularJS
15 40 (13.42%) Scrum
16 39 (13.09%) JSON
17 38 (12.75%) Photoshop
17 38 (12.75%) PHP
18 35 (11.74%) Mobile App
19 34 (11.41%) Backbone.js
19 34 (11.41%) Java
19 34 (11.41%) Web Development
20 33 (11.07%) SQL Server
20 33 (11.07%) Windows
21 30 (10.07%) CMS
22 29 (9.73%) SQL
23 27 (9.06%) MySQL
23 27 (9.06%) DOM
23 27 (9.06%) E-Commerce
23 27 (9.06%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (10.07%) CMS
2 17 (5.70%) IIS
3 11 (3.69%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.02%) WordPress
4 9 (3.02%) Node.js
5 8 (2.68%) Confluence
5 8 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.35%) Drupal
7 5 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.34%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.01%) Apache
10 2 (0.67%) TYPO3
10 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.34%) Liferay
Applications
1 38 (12.75%) Photoshop
2 23 (7.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (5.03%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (4.03%) MS Office
5 4 (1.34%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.34%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.34%) Magento
3 3 (1.01%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.72%) HTTP
2 22 (7.38%) Internet
3 7 (2.35%) FTP
3 7 (2.35%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.01%) DNS
5 2 (0.67%) SNMP
5 2 (0.67%) VoIP
5 2 (0.67%) SMTP
5 2 (0.67%) MPLS
5 2 (0.67%) OSPF
5 2 (0.67%) BGP
5 2 (0.67%) Firewall
5 2 (0.67%) SSH
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.06%) MySQL
3 15 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.01%) DB2
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.05%) Axure RP
3 21 (7.05%) Subversion
4 19 (6.38%) Grunt
5 13 (4.36%) Jasmine
5 13 (4.36%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.36%) Dreamweaver
7 9 (3.02%) JIRA
7 9 (3.02%) QUnit
8 8 (2.68%) JUnit
9 6 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.01%) Firebug
10 3 (1.01%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.67%) Selenium
11 2 (0.67%) Maven
12 1 (0.34%) JSUnit
12 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 11 (3.69%) Telecoms
1 11 (3.69%) Marketing
2 10 (3.36%) Finance
3 9 (3.02%) Publishing
3 9 (3.02%) Retail
4 5 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (0.67%) Games
5 2 (0.67%) Banking
5 2 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 225 (75.50%) Developer
2 57 (19.13%) Front-End Developer
3 46 (15.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 43 (14.43%) Web Developer
5 33 (11.07%) Designer
6 26 (8.72%) User Experience Designer
7 22 (7.38%) .NET Developer
8 21 (7.05%) Consultant
9 19 (6.38%) PHP Developer
10 16 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.36%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.36%) UI Developer
12 12 (4.03%) UI Programmer
13 11 (3.69%) Front-End Web Developer
13 11 (3.69%) C# Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 9 (3.02%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 8 (2.68%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
16 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
16 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (93.96%) HTML
2 130 (43.62%) jQuery
3 129 (43.29%) HTML5
4 102 (34.23%) CSS3
5 76 (25.50%) .NET
6 50 (16.78%) Ajax
7 49 (16.44%) XML
8 44 (14.77%) ASP.NET
9 42 (14.09%) AngularJS
10 39 (13.09%) JSON
11 34 (11.41%) Backbone.js
12 27 (9.06%) DOM
13 26 (8.72%) XHTML
14 25 (8.39%) .NET Framework
14 25 (8.39%) Sass
15 24 (8.05%) Dojo
16 23 (7.72%) RESTful
17 20 (6.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 18 (6.04%) Spring
19 16 (5.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.74%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.70%) Open Source
3 12 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.69%) W3C
5 10 (3.36%) iPad
6 9 (3.02%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.01%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.34%) Wiki
8 4 (1.34%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.34%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.34%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.01%) IPTV
10 2 (0.67%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) SCORM
11 1 (0.34%) IVR
11 1 (0.34%) GIS
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.07%) Windows
2 17 (5.70%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.03%) Linux
3 15 (5.03%) UNIX
4 11 (3.69%) Android
5 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.67%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.81%) MVC
2 58 (19.46%) OO
3 54 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (13.42%) Scrum
5 34 (11.41%) Web Development
6 27 (9.06%) E-Commerce
7 22 (7.38%) TDD
8 20 (6.71%) CRM
8 20 (6.71%) User Stories
9 19 (6.38%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.03%) User Experience Design
10 15 (5.03%) Project Management
10 15 (5.03%) Validation
11 12 (4.03%) SEO
11 12 (4.03%) iOS Development
12 11 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (3.69%) Content Management
13 10 (3.36%) Web Design
13 10 (3.36%) Analytics
14 9 (3.02%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 229 (76.85%) JavaScript
2 57 (19.13%) C#
3 38 (12.75%) PHP
4 34 (11.41%) Java
5 29 (9.73%) SQL
6 6 (2.01%) Python
6 6 (2.01%) PHP5
7 5 (1.68%) C++
7 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.34%) C
8 4 (1.34%) XPath
9 3 (1.01%) VBScript
9 3 (1.01%) VB
9 3 (1.01%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) Lua
10 1 (0.34%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.34%) PHP4
10 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (5.70%) Degree
2 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.67%) MCPD
3 2 (0.67%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.01%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.05%) Adobe
3 10 (3.36%) Twitter
4 9 (3.02%) Sencha
5 8 (2.68%) Yahoo!
6 7 (2.35%) hybris
7 5 (1.68%) Zend
7 5 (1.68%) Oracle
7 5 (1.68%) IBM
8 4 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.01%) Omniture
9 3 (1.01%) Google
9 3 (1.01%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.67%) JBoss
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco
11 1 (0.34%) ATG
11 1 (0.34%) Alterian
11 1 (0.34%) Demandware
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