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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 20 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing CSS 148 178 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.03% 6.90% 3.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.08% 29.13% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 109 62
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £383
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 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
527 611 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.48% 23.68% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 336 228
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 57 £350 -3.44% 27
Maidenhead +8 18 £325 +8.33% 3
Slough -13 18 £329 +1.15% 8
Newbury +1 10 £350 +77.21% 5
Bracknell -1 5 £350 - 2
Windsor +1 2 £250 -28.57% 7
Hungerford 0 2 - - 3
Wokingham - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 260 (93.53%) HTML
2 212 (76.26%) JavaScript
3 114 (41.01%) HTML5
4 109 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (37.05%) jQuery
6 89 (32.01%) CSS3
7 79 (28.42%) .NET
8 71 (25.54%) User Experience
9 55 (19.78%) MVC
10 54 (19.42%) C#
10 54 (19.42%) OO
11 49 (17.63%) ASP.NET
12 44 (15.83%) AngularJS
13 43 (15.47%) Ajax
14 42 (15.11%) Scrum
15 39 (14.03%) PHP
16 37 (13.31%) SQL Server
16 37 (13.31%) XML
17 35 (12.59%) Photoshop
18 34 (12.23%) Java
18 34 (12.23%) Windows
18 34 (12.23%) JSON
19 31 (11.15%) Mobile App
19 31 (11.15%) Backbone.js
20 30 (10.79%) SQL
21 28 (10.07%) MySQL
21 28 (10.07%) HTTP
21 28 (10.07%) Web Development
22 27 (9.71%) E-Commerce
22 27 (9.71%) CMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (9.71%) CMS
2 19 (6.83%) IIS
3 12 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.60%) WordPress
5 8 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.52%) Apache
6 7 (2.52%) Drupal
6 7 (2.52%) Confluence
6 7 (2.52%) Node.js
7 6 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.44%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.08%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.72%) TYPO3
12 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion MX
12 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (12.59%) Photoshop
2 23 (8.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (5.40%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (4.32%) MS Office
5 4 (1.44%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.72%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.36%) InDesign
7 1 (0.36%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 14 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.08%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.07%) HTTP
2 26 (9.35%) Internet
3 10 (3.60%) HTTPS
3 10 (3.60%) FTP
4 6 (2.16%) DNS
5 3 (1.08%) Intranet
5 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.08%) SSL
6 2 (0.72%) SSH
6 2 (0.72%) MPLS
6 2 (0.72%) OSPF
6 2 (0.72%) BGP
6 2 (0.72%) Firewall
6 2 (0.72%) VoIP
6 2 (0.72%) SMTP
6 2 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.07%) MySQL
3 13 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.44%) DB2
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.35%) Axure RP
3 19 (6.83%) Grunt
4 17 (6.12%) Subversion
5 13 (4.68%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.96%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.24%) QUnit
8 8 (2.88%) JIRA
9 7 (2.52%) JUnit
9 7 (2.52%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.72%) Selenium
11 2 (0.72%) Maven
12 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.36%) Ant
12 1 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 10 (3.60%) Marketing
1 10 (3.60%) Telecoms
2 5 (1.80%) Finance
2 5 (1.80%) Advertising
2 5 (1.80%) Retail
3 2 (0.72%) Banking
3 2 (0.72%) Automotive
3 2 (0.72%) Legal
3 2 (0.72%) Games
4 1 (0.36%) Publishing
4 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 199 (71.58%) Developer
2 53 (19.06%) Front-End Developer
3 41 (14.75%) Web Developer
3 41 (14.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 33 (11.87%) Designer
5 27 (9.71%) User Experience Designer
6 25 (8.99%) Consultant
7 20 (7.19%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.83%) PHP Developer
9 15 (5.40%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.68%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.96%) Front-End Web Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 10 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.60%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.24%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 8 (2.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 8 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
14 8 (2.88%) Technical Leader
14 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (93.53%) HTML
2 114 (41.01%) HTML5
3 103 (37.05%) jQuery
4 89 (32.01%) CSS3
5 79 (28.42%) .NET
6 49 (17.63%) ASP.NET
7 44 (15.83%) AngularJS
8 43 (15.47%) Ajax
9 37 (13.31%) XML
10 34 (12.23%) JSON
11 31 (11.15%) Backbone.js
12 26 (9.35%) Sass
13 21 (7.55%) XHTML
13 21 (7.55%) DOM
13 21 (7.55%) RESTful
14 20 (7.19%) Dojo
15 19 (6.83%) JSP
15 19 (6.83%) .NET Framework
16 15 (5.40%) Spring
17 14 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.54%) User Experience
2 31 (11.15%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.47%) Open Source
4 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.60%) iPad
5 10 (3.60%) W3C
6 8 (2.88%) Web 2.0
7 7 (2.52%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.16%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.44%) Wiki
10 3 (1.08%) IPTV
11 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.72%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.36%) IVR
12 1 (0.36%) SCORM
12 1 (0.36%) GIS
12 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.23%) Windows
2 20 (7.19%) Linux
3 15 (5.40%) UNIX
4 12 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.88%) Android
6 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.72%) Debian
8 2 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.78%) MVC
3 54 (19.42%) OO
4 42 (15.11%) Scrum
5 28 (10.07%) Web Development
6 27 (9.71%) E-Commerce
7 24 (8.63%) CRM
8 21 (7.55%) TDD
9 18 (6.47%) User Stories
10 15 (5.40%) Project Management
10 15 (5.40%) User Experience Design
11 14 (5.04%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (3.96%) SEO
14 10 (3.60%) Web Design
14 10 (3.60%) Validation
15 9 (3.24%) Content Management
15 9 (3.24%) Analytics
16 8 (2.88%) iOS Development
16 8 (2.88%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 212 (76.26%) JavaScript
2 54 (19.42%) C#
3 39 (14.03%) PHP
4 34 (12.23%) Java
5 30 (10.79%) SQL
6 5 (1.80%) Python
6 5 (1.80%) C++
6 5 (1.80%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.80%) PHP5
7 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.44%) C
8 3 (1.08%) VBScript
8 3 (1.08%) VB
8 3 (1.08%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.36%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
9 1 (0.36%) Lua
9 1 (0.36%) XPath
9 1 (0.36%) PHP4
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (6.83%) Degree
2 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) MCPD
3 2 (0.72%) MCSE
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) WCAG
Vendors
1 26 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.91%) Adobe
3 8 (2.88%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.52%) Oracle
4 7 (2.52%) hybris
5 6 (2.16%) Sencha
5 6 (2.16%) Zend
6 5 (1.80%) IBM
6 5 (1.80%) Twitter
7 4 (1.44%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.08%) Omniture
8 3 (1.08%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.72%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco
9 2 (0.72%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) ATG
10 1 (0.36%) Alterian
10 1 (0.36%) Akamai
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Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day - 6 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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