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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 147 173 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.67% 6.58% 6.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.22% 29.22% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 69
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
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
540 592 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.84% 22.50% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 320 250
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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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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 -5 51 £325 -7.14% 46
Slough -6 20 £325 +12.06% 5
Maidenhead +5 10 £287 +27.66% 7
Newbury -4 10 £275 -16.66% 3
Windsor -6 2 £456 +57.32% 2
Bracknell -8 2 £188 -53.12% 8
Hungerford - - - - 6
Wokingham - - - - 2
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 301 (97.41%) HTML
2 263 (85.11%) JavaScript
3 119 (38.51%) HTML5
4 115 (37.22%) jQuery
5 87 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (27.83%) CSS3
7 79 (25.57%) User Experience
8 74 (23.95%) .NET
9 72 (23.30%) AngularJS
10 63 (20.39%) SQL Server
11 58 (18.77%) MVC
12 57 (18.45%) Git (software)
13 55 (17.80%) C#
14 54 (17.48%) SQL
15 52 (16.83%) Microsoft
16 51 (16.50%) SharePoint
17 50 (16.18%) OO
18 44 (14.24%) PHP
19 43 (13.92%) Sass
20 40 (12.94%) ASP.NET
21 37 (11.97%) CMS
21 37 (11.97%) TDD
22 36 (11.65%) JSON
23 34 (11.00%) MySQL
24 33 (10.68%) Java
24 33 (10.68%) Backbone.js
25 32 (10.36%) Node.js
25 32 (10.36%) Telecoms
26 31 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
27 30 (9.71%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 51 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 37 (11.97%) CMS
3 32 (10.36%) Node.js
4 25 (8.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (3.88%) Drupal
7 11 (3.56%) WordPress
7 11 (3.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (3.24%) Apache
9 8 (2.59%) IIS
10 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.62%) Sitefinity
11 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.29%) Lync
13 3 (0.97%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.65%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.65%) JBoss
15 1 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 29 (9.39%) Photoshop
2 19 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (3.56%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.62%) MS Office
6 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.65%) InDesign
6 2 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.32%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 19 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.53%) SaaS
2 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.62%) Yammer
4 4 (1.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.80%) Internet
2 12 (3.88%) HTTP
3 6 (1.94%) FTP
4 5 (1.62%) Intranet
5 4 (1.29%) DNS
6 3 (0.97%) SMTP
6 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.97%) SSL
6 3 (0.97%) SSH
7 1 (0.32%) MVNO
7 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.00%) MySQL
3 28 (9.06%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.59%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 57 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (7.77%) Axure RP
4 23 (7.44%) Grunt
5 20 (6.47%) Subversion
6 10 (3.24%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.24%) Dreamweaver
6 10 (3.24%) QUnit
6 10 (3.24%) Jasmine
7 8 (2.59%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.97%) Bower
9 3 (0.97%) JUnit
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.97%) Selenium
10 2 (0.65%) JIRA
10 2 (0.65%) JMeter
10 2 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 32 (10.36%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.21%) Marketing
3 11 (3.56%) Retail
4 7 (2.27%) Finance
5 4 (1.29%) Legal
6 3 (0.97%) Advertising
6 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.65%) Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Games
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 236 (76.38%) Developer
2 85 (27.51%) Front-End Developer
3 40 (12.94%) Designer
4 30 (9.71%) Web Developer
5 25 (8.09%) UX Designer
6 24 (7.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (6.15%) PHP Developer
8 17 (5.50%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.53%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.88%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.88%) Consultant
11 11 (3.56%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.91%) Python Developer
12 9 (2.91%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.91%) Microsoft Developer
13 8 (2.59%) Programmer
13 8 (2.59%) CRM Developer
14 7 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 7 (2.27%) WordPress Developer
15 6 (1.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (97.41%) HTML
2 119 (38.51%) HTML5
3 115 (37.22%) jQuery
4 86 (27.83%) CSS3
5 74 (23.95%) .NET
6 72 (23.30%) AngularJS
7 43 (13.92%) Sass
8 40 (12.94%) ASP.NET
9 36 (11.65%) JSON
10 33 (10.68%) Backbone.js
11 29 (9.39%) Ajax
12 25 (8.09%) XML
13 22 (7.12%) Web Services
14 21 (6.80%) JSP
15 20 (6.47%) RESTful
15 20 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (6.47%) ExpressJS
16 16 (5.18%) .NET Framework
16 16 (5.18%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (5.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.57%) User Experience
2 25 (8.09%) W3C
3 21 (6.80%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (4.53%) Open Source
4 14 (4.53%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.56%) RIA
6 9 (2.91%) Web 2.0
7 7 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.62%) E-Learning
9 4 (1.29%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.97%) New Media
10 3 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.97%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.97%) Photography
11 2 (0.65%) BBC
11 2 (0.65%) iPhone
12 1 (0.32%) iPad
12 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.09%) Windows
2 20 (6.47%) Linux
3 11 (3.56%) UNIX
4 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.97%) Android
7 2 (0.65%) Debian
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.77%) MVC
3 50 (16.18%) OO
4 37 (11.97%) TDD
5 30 (9.71%) Scrum
6 28 (9.06%) CRM
7 26 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 25 (8.09%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.77%) Web Development
10 22 (7.12%) Web Accessibility
11 21 (6.80%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.88%) System Testing
13 10 (3.24%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.24%) User Stories
14 8 (2.59%) OOP
15 6 (1.94%) Software Testing
15 6 (1.94%) Content Management
15 6 (1.94%) Project Management
15 6 (1.94%) OOD
15 6 (1.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 263 (85.11%) JavaScript
2 55 (17.80%) C#
3 54 (17.48%) SQL
4 44 (14.24%) PHP
5 33 (10.68%) Java
6 16 (5.18%) Python
6 16 (5.18%) VBA
7 5 (1.62%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.29%) C++
8 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.97%) C
9 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.97%) PHP5
10 2 (0.65%) Erlang
10 2 (0.65%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) Scala
11 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.18%) Degree
2 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) cPanel
Vendors
1 52 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.77%) Oracle
3 17 (5.50%) Adobe
4 12 (3.88%) Sitecore
5 10 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.94%) Zend
7 5 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.29%) Telerik
9 2 (0.65%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.32%) Sencha
10 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.32%) Ektron
10 1 (0.32%) SendGrid
10 1 (0.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.32%) IBM
10 1 (0.32%) Alterian
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