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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 165 223 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.18% 8.58% 5.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.67% 35.57% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 134 68
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 18
Average hourly rate - £187.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +431.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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
521 627 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.51% 24.12% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 333 259
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 -2 69 £390 +11.42% 17
Slough -7 26 £325 +18.18% 1
Maidenhead -2 11 £300 +33.11% 4
Newbury -5 11 £275 +10.00% 9
Windsor -6 2 £456 +48.37% 2
Bracknell -13 2 £183 -47.93% 6
Hungerford - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 303 (96.50%) HTML
2 261 (83.12%) JavaScript
3 128 (40.76%) HTML5
4 123 (39.17%) jQuery
5 103 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (29.62%) CSS3
7 88 (28.03%) .NET
8 69 (21.97%) User Experience
9 64 (20.38%) C#
10 63 (20.06%) SQL Server
11 62 (19.75%) MVC
12 57 (18.15%) AngularJS
13 53 (16.88%) ASP.NET
13 53 (16.88%) SQL
14 51 (16.24%) Microsoft
15 50 (15.92%) Git (software)
16 48 (15.29%) OO
16 48 (15.29%) SharePoint
17 43 (13.69%) PHP
18 39 (12.42%) Scrum
18 39 (12.42%) JSON
19 37 (11.78%) CMS
20 35 (11.15%) Ajax
21 34 (10.83%) TDD
21 34 (10.83%) Photoshop
21 34 (10.83%) Windows
22 33 (10.51%) Sass
23 32 (10.19%) MySQL
24 31 (9.87%) CRM
25 30 (9.55%) XML

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 48 (15.29%) SharePoint
2 37 (11.78%) CMS
3 26 (8.28%) Node.js
4 20 (6.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (5.10%) IIS
6 14 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (4.14%) Drupal
8 11 (3.50%) WordPress
9 10 (3.18%) Apache
9 10 (3.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (2.23%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.27%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.27%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.27%) Lync
11 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.27%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.96%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.64%) TYPO3
13 2 (0.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (10.83%) Photoshop
2 20 (6.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.18%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.23%) MS Office
5 6 (1.91%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.64%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.32%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (6.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.46%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.96%) Internet
2 12 (3.82%) HTTP
3 9 (2.87%) FTP
4 8 (2.55%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.59%) DNS
6 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.96%) Intranet
6 3 (0.96%) SSL
6 3 (0.96%) SMTP
6 3 (0.96%) SSH
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) MPLS
7 1 (0.32%) OSPF
7 1 (0.32%) BGP
7 1 (0.32%) SNMP
7 1 (0.32%) ATM
7 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.19%) MySQL
3 21 (6.69%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.05%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.23%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.59%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (15.92%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.60%) Axure RP
3 25 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (6.69%) Grunt
5 19 (6.05%) Subversion
6 11 (3.50%) QUnit
6 11 (3.50%) Jasmine
6 11 (3.50%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.87%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.64%) JIRA
11 2 (0.64%) JMeter
11 2 (0.64%) Selenium
12 1 (0.32%) Moq
12 1 (0.32%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.32%) Mocha
General
1 26 (8.28%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.46%) Marketing
3 9 (2.87%) Finance
3 9 (2.87%) Retail
4 4 (1.27%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Legal
5 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 238 (75.80%) Developer
2 85 (27.07%) Front-End Developer
3 44 (14.01%) Web Developer
4 39 (12.42%) Designer
5 26 (8.28%) UX Designer
6 21 (6.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (6.37%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.41%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.14%) Front-End Web Developer
9 13 (4.14%) Consultant
10 11 (3.50%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.50%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.18%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Developer
13 8 (2.55%) CRM Developer
13 8 (2.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 7 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 7 (2.23%) WordPress Developer
14 7 (2.23%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (96.50%) HTML
2 128 (40.76%) HTML5
3 123 (39.17%) jQuery
4 93 (29.62%) CSS3
5 88 (28.03%) .NET
6 57 (18.15%) AngularJS
7 53 (16.88%) ASP.NET
8 39 (12.42%) JSON
9 35 (11.15%) Ajax
10 33 (10.51%) Sass
11 30 (9.55%) XML
12 23 (7.32%) Backbone.js
13 21 (6.69%) Web Services
14 18 (5.73%) JSP
15 17 (5.41%) .NET Framework
16 16 (5.10%) XHTML
16 16 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (4.78%) REST
18 14 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (4.46%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.97%) User Experience
2 20 (6.37%) W3C
3 16 (5.10%) Open Source
3 16 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.87%) iPad
6 9 (2.87%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.27%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.27%) RIA
9 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.96%) New Media
9 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.96%) IPTV
10 2 (0.64%) BBC
10 2 (0.64%) Wiki
11 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.83%) Windows
2 19 (6.05%) Linux
3 10 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.87%) UNIX
5 6 (1.91%) Android
6 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Debian
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.75%) MVC
3 48 (15.29%) OO
4 39 (12.42%) Scrum
5 34 (10.83%) TDD
6 31 (9.87%) CRM
7 27 (8.60%) Web Development
7 27 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (8.28%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.05%) Web Accessibility
10 15 (4.78%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.82%) System Testing
12 11 (3.50%) Project Management
13 9 (2.87%) Web Design
14 6 (1.91%) Software Engineering
14 6 (1.91%) OOP
14 6 (1.91%) OOD
14 6 (1.91%) Mentoring
14 6 (1.91%) User Stories
14 6 (1.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 261 (83.12%) JavaScript
2 64 (20.38%) C#
3 53 (16.88%) SQL
4 43 (13.69%) PHP
5 28 (8.92%) Java
6 17 (5.41%) VBA
7 15 (4.78%) Python
8 7 (2.23%) C++
9 6 (1.91%) C
10 5 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.27%) PHP5
12 3 (0.96%) VBScript
12 3 (0.96%) VB
12 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.64%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.64%) Erlang
14 1 (0.32%) Scala
14 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (6.69%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) MCSE
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.32%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) cPanel
Vendors
1 51 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.01%) Adobe
2 22 (7.01%) Oracle
3 12 (3.82%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.91%) Zend
6 5 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.96%) Sencha
7 3 (0.96%) Appcelerator
7 3 (0.96%) Telerik
8 2 (0.64%) Omniture
9 1 (0.32%) Ektron
9 1 (0.32%) Akamai
9 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.32%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.32%) SAP
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) Alterian
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