The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 273 176 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.58% 7.25% 7.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.23% 24.18% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 97 125
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £46.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +44.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £31.50 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £50.00 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
CSS
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
967 728 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.39% 29.98% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 390 459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the East of England region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the East of England region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Hertfordshire -2 79 £358 +19.16% 29
Cambridgeshire +2 71 £313 -10.71% 54
Essex +16 51 £390 +56.00% 16
Norfolk +20 36 £251 - 5
Bedfordshire -2 31 £325 +35.41% 18
Suffolk -28 4 £175 -33.96% 12
East Anglia -5 1 £238 -42.42% 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 469 (94.75%) HTML
2 358 (72.32%) JavaScript
3 220 (44.44%) jQuery
4 210 (42.42%) HTML5
5 194 (39.19%) CSS3
6 168 (33.94%) .NET
7 163 (32.93%) MVC
8 149 (30.10%) C#
9 133 (26.87%) ASP.NET
10 112 (22.63%) SQL
11 110 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 109 (22.02%) OO
13 104 (21.01%) PHP
14 100 (20.20%) XML
15 98 (19.80%) Ajax
16 93 (18.79%) TDD
17 88 (17.78%) E-Commerce
18 82 (16.57%) Java
19 81 (16.36%) Web Development
20 77 (15.56%) .NET Framework
21 76 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
22 75 (15.15%) MySQL
22 75 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
23 74 (14.95%) Microsoft
24 70 (14.14%) XHTML
24 70 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
25 68 (13.74%) Web Services
25 68 (13.74%) JSP
26 57 (11.52%) Oracle
27 53 (10.71%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 28 (5.66%) CMS
2 21 (4.24%) Node.js
2 21 (4.24%) WordPress
2 21 (4.24%) Apache
3 20 (4.04%) Drupal
4 19 (3.84%) IIS
4 19 (3.84%) MS Exchange
5 17 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.01%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.81%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.61%) lighttpd
11 3 (0.61%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 43 (8.69%) Photoshop
2 27 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 23 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.21%) InDesign
4 6 (1.21%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.81%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 11 (2.22%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (1.01%) Magento
3 3 (0.61%) Tridion
3 3 (0.61%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Force.com
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.44%) Internet
2 19 (3.84%) SMTP
3 18 (3.64%) LDAP
4 15 (3.03%) HTTP
5 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.21%) Intranet
6 4 (0.81%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.61%) FTP
8 2 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 75 (15.15%) MySQL
3 40 (8.08%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.83%) Ingres
7 13 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.02%) MariaDB
10 9 (1.82%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.01%) DTS
12 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.20%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (10.71%) Subversion
2 50 (10.10%) Visual Studio
3 49 (9.90%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (5.05%) Ant
6 22 (4.44%) JIRA
7 15 (3.03%) Grunt
7 15 (3.03%) Maven
7 15 (3.03%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.42%) NUnit
9 11 (2.22%) JUnit
10 10 (2.02%) Moq
10 10 (2.02%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.82%) Bower
12 7 (1.41%) Selenium
13 6 (1.21%) Mockito
14 5 (1.01%) Axure RP
14 5 (1.01%) FxCop
14 5 (1.01%) StyleCop
14 5 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (7.88%) Finance
2 35 (7.07%) Retail
3 25 (5.05%) Marketing
4 19 (3.84%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.83%) Publishing
6 6 (1.21%) Advertising
6 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.21%) Legal
7 5 (1.01%) Games
8 3 (0.61%) Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Automotive
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 451 (91.11%) Developer
2 95 (19.19%) .NET Developer
3 80 (16.16%) Front-End Developer
4 65 (13.13%) Web Developer
5 49 (9.90%) C# Developer
6 46 (9.29%) Java Developer
7 43 (8.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (7.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (5.05%) PHP Developer
10 24 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (4.44%) UI Developer
12 21 (4.24%) UI Programmer
13 19 (3.84%) Designer
14 17 (3.43%) VB Developer
15 12 (2.42%) Drupal Developer
16 11 (2.22%) Digital Designer
17 10 (2.02%) Software Developer
17 10 (2.02%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 469 (94.75%) HTML
2 220 (44.44%) jQuery
3 210 (42.42%) HTML5
4 194 (39.19%) CSS3
5 168 (33.94%) .NET
6 133 (26.87%) ASP.NET
7 100 (20.20%) XML
8 98 (19.80%) Ajax
9 77 (15.56%) .NET Framework
10 70 (14.14%) XHTML
10 70 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 68 (13.74%) Web Services
11 68 (13.74%) JSP
12 46 (9.29%) JSON
13 44 (8.89%) REST
14 42 (8.48%) AngularJS
15 40 (8.08%) LESS
16 39 (7.88%) Spring
17 36 (7.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 35 (7.07%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.06%) Open Source
2 23 (4.65%) W3C
3 21 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.63%) Kindle
6 10 (2.02%) Web 2.0
6 10 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.62%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.01%) Biology
9 5 (1.01%) RIA
10 4 (0.81%) Social Media
11 3 (0.61%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.61%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.61%) Replication
12 2 (0.40%) VLE
12 2 (0.40%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.90%) Linux
2 39 (7.88%) UNIX
3 38 (7.68%) Windows
4 15 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.42%) Solaris
5 12 (2.42%) Mac OS X
5 12 (2.42%) Windows XP
5 12 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.02%) Android
7 9 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.01%) HPUX
9 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (32.93%) MVC
2 109 (22.02%) OO
3 93 (18.79%) TDD
4 88 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 81 (16.36%) Web Development
6 76 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 52 (10.51%) Scrum
9 42 (8.48%) Unit Testing
10 29 (5.86%) Web Design
11 26 (5.25%) OOP
11 26 (5.25%) Content Management
12 23 (4.65%) SEO
13 22 (4.44%) SOA
14 20 (4.04%) BDD
15 18 (3.64%) Analytics
16 17 (3.43%) RUP
17 15 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
18 14 (2.83%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (2.63%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 358 (72.32%) JavaScript
2 149 (30.10%) C#
3 112 (22.63%) SQL
4 104 (21.01%) PHP
5 82 (16.57%) Java
6 29 (5.86%) VB
7 25 (5.05%) VB6
7 25 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 25 (5.05%) Perl
8 22 (4.44%) Tcl
8 22 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.63%) Python
10 12 (2.42%) VBA
11 11 (2.22%) VBScript
12 8 (1.62%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.62%) XAML
12 8 (1.62%) PHP5
13 5 (1.01%) XPath
14 4 (0.81%) Ruby
14 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (4.24%) Degree
2 9 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.01%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.44%) QA
2 13 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (4.44%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.52%) Oracle
3 26 (5.25%) Adobe
4 22 (4.44%) JBoss
5 17 (3.43%) IBM
6 9 (1.82%) FatWire
7 8 (1.62%) hybris
8 7 (1.41%) ATG
9 6 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.21%) Twitter
10 5 (1.01%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.01%) Interwoven
10 5 (1.01%) Sun
11 4 (0.81%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.81%) Google
11 4 (0.81%) Zend
12 3 (0.61%) Facebook
12 3 (0.61%) Cognos
12 3 (0.61%) Yahoo!
13 2 (0.40%) Endeca
Norwich, Norfolk
TGAC
Rate: From £29,500 to £32,780 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day Dependant on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Sand Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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EMBL
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Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
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