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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 141 158 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.55% 5.97% 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.76% 28.94% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 85
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £205 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
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
527 546 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.74% 20.63% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 303 315
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £38.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 79 £350 +7.69% 35
Bracknell +11 17 £300 +50.00% 5
Newbury +11 12 £313 +13.63% 3
Slough +2 11 £200 -38.46% 1
Windsor +7 7 £375 -17.80% 1
Maidenhead -1 4 £425 +54.54% 5
Wokingham - 1 - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 252 (91.30%) HTML
2 222 (80.43%) JavaScript
3 127 (46.01%) jQuery
4 120 (43.48%) HTML5
5 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (29.35%) CSS3
7 72 (26.09%) Front End Development
8 63 (22.83%) AngularJS
9 62 (22.46%) User Experience
10 49 (17.75%) Linux
10 49 (17.75%) OO
11 48 (17.39%) .NET
11 48 (17.39%) Sass
12 47 (17.03%) JSON
13 46 (16.67%) PHP
14 43 (15.58%) TDD
15 42 (15.22%) C#
15 42 (15.22%) Python
15 42 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 36 (13.04%) E-Commerce
16 36 (13.04%) XML
17 35 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
18 33 (11.96%) MySQL
19 32 (11.59%) SQL
19 32 (11.59%) MVC
20 31 (11.23%) CMS
21 30 (10.87%) Django
21 30 (10.87%) Node.js
22 28 (10.14%) Ajax
22 28 (10.14%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.23%) CMS
2 30 (10.87%) Node.js
3 18 (6.52%) Apache
4 16 (5.80%) IIS
5 15 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.90%) Commerce Server
8 6 (2.17%) Drupal
8 6 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.09%) Confluence
10 3 (1.09%) WordPress
11 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.62%) MS Office
3 7 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.09%) GIMP
6 2 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Magento
2 4 (1.45%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.72%) Shopify
4 1 (0.36%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.90%) SaaS
2 7 (2.54%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.45%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.72%) Office 365
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.26%) HTTP
2 8 (2.90%) Internet
3 5 (1.81%) Intranet
4 4 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (1.45%) Firewall
4 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.09%) DHCP
5 3 (1.09%) DNS
6 2 (0.72%) BGP
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.72%) L2TP
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) LDAP
6 2 (0.72%) MPLS
6 2 (0.72%) OSPF
6 2 (0.72%) PPP
6 2 (0.72%) VLAN
6 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.96%) MySQL
2 24 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.07%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.71%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (1.45%) DB2
9 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) Big Data
11 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.72%) Datazen
11 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.72%) QlikView
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.99%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (3.26%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.26%) gulp
6 8 (2.90%) Axure RP
7 7 (2.54%) JIRA
8 6 (2.17%) RSpec
8 6 (2.17%) Subversion
9 4 (1.45%) Maven
9 4 (1.45%) Selenium
10 3 (1.09%) Grunt
10 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.72%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.36%) NUnit
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (7.97%) Marketing
2 21 (7.61%) Retail
3 20 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.16%) Finance
5 3 (1.09%) German Language
5 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Electronics
6 2 (0.72%) French Language
6 2 (0.72%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.36%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 216 (78.26%) Developer
2 72 (26.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 49 (17.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 38 (13.77%) HTML Developer
5 32 (11.59%) Web Developer
6 29 (10.51%) HTML CSS Developer
6 29 (10.51%) Python Developer
7 21 (7.61%) Angular Developer
8 20 (7.25%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.52%) .NET Developer
10 17 (6.16%) PHP Developer
11 14 (5.07%) Designer
12 13 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.71%) SQL Developer
12 13 (4.71%) UX Developer
13 12 (4.35%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.35%) UI Developer
14 10 (3.62%) Architect
15 9 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (91.30%) HTML
2 127 (46.01%) jQuery
3 120 (43.48%) HTML5
4 81 (29.35%) CSS3
5 63 (22.83%) AngularJS
6 48 (17.39%) .NET
6 48 (17.39%) Sass
7 47 (17.03%) JSON
8 42 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (13.04%) XML
10 30 (10.87%) Django
11 28 (10.14%) Ajax
12 24 (8.70%) LESS
13 22 (7.97%) REST
14 19 (6.88%) Backbone.js
15 17 (6.16%) ASP.NET
16 16 (5.80%) .NET Framework
16 16 (5.80%) Web Services
17 14 (5.07%) React
18 13 (4.71%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 62 (22.46%) User Experience
2 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.71%) Animation
4 10 (3.62%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.26%) W3C
6 8 (2.90%) Motion Graphics
6 8 (2.90%) Social Media
7 4 (1.45%) Smart Energy
7 4 (1.45%) Statistics
8 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.75%) Linux
2 17 (6.16%) Windows
3 11 (3.99%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.90%) Android
4 8 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.17%) AIX
7 4 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.09%) Front End Development
3 49 (17.75%) OO
4 43 (15.58%) TDD
5 36 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 35 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (11.59%) MVC
8 28 (10.14%) Scrum
9 23 (8.33%) Web Design
10 22 (7.97%) OOP
11 20 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.52%) SEO
12 18 (6.52%) Web Development
13 17 (6.16%) Workflow
14 15 (5.43%) Analytics
15 14 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (5.07%) Software Testing
16 13 (4.71%) Content Management
16 13 (4.71%) Service Delivery
17 12 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (80.43%) JavaScript
2 46 (16.67%) PHP
3 42 (15.22%) C#
3 42 (15.22%) Python
4 32 (11.59%) SQL
5 18 (6.52%) Java
6 13 (4.71%) Ruby
7 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.81%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.81%) VB
9 4 (1.45%) ES6
10 3 (1.09%) C++
10 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.09%) VBScript
11 2 (0.72%) C
11 2 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.36%) R
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (6.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) CCNA
2 2 (0.72%) CCNP
2 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.72%) MCSD
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.81%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.45%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.72%) Cacti
3 2 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (5.07%) IBM
2 13 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.35%) Google
4 10 (3.62%) Adobe
4 10 (3.62%) Oracle
5 5 (1.81%) Nintex
5 5 (1.81%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.81%) Sony
6 4 (1.45%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.45%) ATG
6 4 (1.45%) Cisco
6 4 (1.45%) hybris
6 4 (1.45%) Twitter
6 4 (1.45%) Zend
7 2 (0.72%) Blue Coat
7 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.72%) FatWire
7 2 (0.72%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) Juniper
7 2 (0.72%) SAP
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