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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 187 164 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.55% 5.91% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.82% 30.48% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 94 70
Average daily rate
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£340 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 31
Average hourly rate £25.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
627 538 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.98% 19.37% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 322 223
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 72
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 +5 70 £350 +12.00% 25
Bracknell +13 20 £231 -42.18% 2
Slough +2 19 £338 -3.57% 7
Newbury +7 16 £340 +58.13% 6
Maidenhead -2 6 £325 +30.00% 4
Windsor +3 3 £250 - 5
Wokingham - 1 £350 - 2
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 327 (96.18%) HTML
2 267 (78.53%) JavaScript
3 143 (42.06%) HTML5
4 131 (38.53%) jQuery
5 120 (35.29%) CSS3
6 98 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (27.35%) User Experience
8 68 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 60 (17.65%) .NET
10 52 (15.29%) MVC
10 52 (15.29%) CMS
10 52 (15.29%) TDD
11 49 (14.41%) C#
11 49 (14.41%) PHP
12 47 (13.82%) Sass
13 46 (13.53%) OO
14 42 (12.35%) Java
15 40 (11.76%) SQL
16 39 (11.47%) E-Commerce
17 38 (11.18%) ASP.NET
17 38 (11.18%) Git (software)
18 37 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 37 (10.88%) Web Development
19 35 (10.29%) Node.js
20 34 (10.00%) Backbone.js
20 34 (10.00%) Photoshop
20 34 (10.00%) XML
21 33 (9.71%) SQL Server
21 33 (9.71%) Telecoms
21 33 (9.71%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (15.29%) CMS
2 35 (10.29%) Node.js
3 27 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (4.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.94%) Drupal
7 8 (2.35%) JBoss
8 7 (2.06%) Apache
8 7 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (2.06%) WordPress
9 6 (1.76%) Sitefinity
9 6 (1.76%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.76%) IIS
10 4 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.18%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 15 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.47%) MS Office
4 5 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.88%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 4 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.88%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.29%) Force.com
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) Yammer
5 1 (0.29%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.88%) Internet
2 12 (3.53%) HTTP
3 11 (3.24%) Intranet
4 2 (0.59%) MVNO
4 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) Wireless
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 26 (7.65%) MySQL
4 10 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.47%) DB2
8 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.29%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.82%) Axure RP
3 22 (6.47%) Grunt
3 22 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (5.88%) Subversion
5 15 (4.41%) Dreamweaver
6 12 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.24%) Selenium
8 7 (2.06%) Ant
8 7 (2.06%) JUnit
8 7 (2.06%) NUnit
8 7 (2.06%) MSTest
9 5 (1.47%) Maven
9 5 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (1.47%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.47%) Bower
10 4 (1.18%) Xcode
11 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.59%) QUnit
General
1 33 (9.71%) Telecoms
2 24 (7.06%) Marketing
3 23 (6.76%) Retail
4 9 (2.65%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.76%) Finance
6 5 (1.47%) Games
7 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 256 (75.29%) Developer
2 88 (25.88%) Front-End Developer
3 55 (16.18%) Designer
4 40 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 33 (9.71%) UX Designer
6 26 (7.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (4.41%) PHP Developer
7 15 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.12%) Python Developer
9 13 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Analyst
10 11 (3.24%) .NET Developer
11 10 (2.94%) Web Designer
11 10 (2.94%) Junior
12 8 (2.35%) UI Programmer
12 8 (2.35%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (2.35%) UI Developer
12 8 (2.35%) Sitecore Developer
12 8 (2.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (96.18%) HTML
2 143 (42.06%) HTML5
3 131 (38.53%) jQuery
4 120 (35.29%) CSS3
5 68 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 60 (17.65%) .NET
7 47 (13.82%) Sass
8 38 (11.18%) ASP.NET
9 37 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 34 (10.00%) Backbone.js
10 34 (10.00%) XML
11 27 (7.94%) Ajax
11 27 (7.94%) RESTful
12 25 (7.35%) JSON
13 19 (5.59%) Django
14 17 (5.00%) REST
14 17 (5.00%) Express
15 16 (4.71%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (4.71%) LESS
15 16 (4.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (27.35%) User Experience
2 27 (7.94%) W3C
3 24 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (3.53%) RIA
6 11 (3.24%) Graphic Design
7 9 (2.65%) Photography
7 9 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.35%) Open Source
9 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.47%) E-Learning
10 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.18%) iPhone
12 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.88%) CMDB
12 3 (0.88%) iPad
12 3 (0.88%) New Media
13 2 (0.59%) Social Media
13 2 (0.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.47%) Linux
2 20 (5.88%) Windows
3 12 (3.53%) UNIX
4 11 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.65%) Android
6 4 (1.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.29%) MVC
2 52 (15.29%) TDD
3 46 (13.53%) OO
4 39 (11.47%) E-Commerce
5 37 (10.88%) Web Development
6 33 (9.71%) Scrum
6 33 (9.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (6.47%) Web Accessibility
8 20 (5.88%) Content Management
9 19 (5.59%) Software Engineering
10 16 (4.71%) OOP
11 13 (3.82%) User Stories
12 12 (3.53%) Unit Testing
13 11 (3.24%) BDD
14 10 (2.94%) Software Testing
15 9 (2.65%) Analytics
16 8 (2.35%) Kanban
16 8 (2.35%) Mentoring
16 8 (2.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 267 (78.53%) JavaScript
2 49 (14.41%) C#
2 49 (14.41%) PHP
3 42 (12.35%) Java
4 40 (11.76%) SQL
5 29 (8.53%) Python
6 8 (2.35%) Ruby
7 6 (1.76%) Perl
7 6 (1.76%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.76%) C++
8 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.88%) VBA
11 2 (0.59%) Erlang
11 2 (0.59%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.59%) VBScript
11 2 (0.59%) VB
11 2 (0.59%) C
12 1 (0.29%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 14 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.47%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.47%) Adobe
3 17 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 13 (3.82%) Oracle
5 6 (1.76%) Sencha
5 6 (1.76%) IBM
6 5 (1.47%) Google
6 5 (1.47%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.18%) Telerik
7 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.88%) HP
8 3 (0.88%) BMC
8 3 (0.88%) CA
8 3 (0.88%) Apple
8 3 (0.88%) Zend
8 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.88%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.59%) Marketo
9 2 (0.59%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.59%) Ektron
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