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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 127 194 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.15% 6.79% 7.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.06% 25.90% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 107 152
Median daily rate £364 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £19.25 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.87% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.60 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.54 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-37.02% +1.68%
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
633 749 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.69% 26.21% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 416 488
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 48 £375 +15.38% 32
Hertfordshire -6 39 £325 -9.72% 31
Essex -9 27 £350 -12.50% 14
Norfolk +2 7 £300 - 10
Suffolk -3 4 £281 -10.71% 2
Bedfordshire -8 3 £400 +21.21% 13
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for CSS.

1 224 (92.56%) HTML
2 206 (85.12%) JavaScript
3 100 (41.32%) jQuery
4 95 (39.26%) HTML5
5 90 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (33.06%) Java
7 75 (30.99%) AngularJS
8 74 (30.58%) CSS3
9 70 (28.93%) Front End Development
10 64 (26.45%) .NET
11 60 (24.79%) C#
12 57 (23.55%) MVC
13 56 (23.14%) User Experience
14 54 (22.31%) Ajax
15 51 (21.07%) Web Development
16 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET
17 43 (17.77%) SQL
18 42 (17.36%) SQL Server
18 42 (17.36%) REST
19 35 (14.46%) TDD
20 34 (14.05%) XML
20 34 (14.05%) Python
21 33 (13.64%) E-Commerce
21 33 (13.64%) Git (software)
22 32 (13.22%) Sass
22 32 (13.22%) PHP
23 30 (12.40%) Web Services
23 30 (12.40%) JSON
24 29 (11.98%) Wireframes
25 27 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.50%) Node.js
2 16 (6.61%) CMS
3 12 (4.96%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.07%) Apache
6 5 (2.07%) IIS
6 5 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.65%) JBoss
7 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.65%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.24%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.83%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (8.68%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (3.72%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.24%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.24%) Magento
3 2 (0.83%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.31%) GitHub
3 6 (2.48%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.65%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.37%) HTTP
2 12 (4.96%) Internet
3 8 (3.31%) SSL
3 8 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.48%) 802.15
4 6 (2.48%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.48%) Network Security
4 6 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.48%) X.509
4 6 (2.48%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.83%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) Extranet
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.02%) MySQL
4 12 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.89%) DB2
6 5 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.65%) Big Data
7 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.41%) Impala
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.26%) Selenium
3 14 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.37%) Ant
5 12 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.96%) NUnit
6 10 (4.13%) Mercurial
7 9 (3.72%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.72%) JUnit
7 9 (3.72%) Subversion
8 8 (3.31%) IntelliJ
8 8 (3.31%) Maven
8 8 (3.31%) WebStorm
9 6 (2.48%) Grunt
9 6 (2.48%) Mocha
9 6 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.07%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.07%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.07%) gulp
11 4 (1.65%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (9.92%) Marketing
2 20 (8.26%) Finance
3 16 (6.61%) Retail
4 4 (1.65%) Billing
4 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.24%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (76.45%) Developer
2 54 (22.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 38 (15.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 35 (14.46%) .NET Developer
5 30 (12.40%) Java Developer
6 21 (8.68%) C# Developer
6 21 (8.68%) Web Developer
7 20 (8.26%) HTML Developer
8 19 (7.85%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (6.61%) Senior Developer
11 15 (6.20%) Designer
11 15 (6.20%) Python Developer
12 14 (5.79%) UI Developer
13 13 (5.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (5.37%) PHP Developer
14 12 (4.96%) UX Designer
15 11 (4.55%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (92.56%) HTML
2 100 (41.32%) jQuery
3 95 (39.26%) HTML5
4 75 (30.99%) AngularJS
5 74 (30.58%) CSS3
6 64 (26.45%) .NET
7 54 (22.31%) Ajax
8 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET
9 42 (17.36%) REST
10 34 (14.05%) XML
11 32 (13.22%) Sass
12 30 (12.40%) JSON
12 30 (12.40%) Web Services
13 27 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (9.50%) LESS
16 21 (8.68%) .NET Framework
17 19 (7.85%) XHTML
18 18 (7.44%) React
19 14 (5.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.14%) User Experience
2 18 (7.44%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.72%) Graphic Design
3 9 (3.72%) iPad
4 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.89%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.48%) W3C
7 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.07%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.07%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.07%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.65%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.24%) Clustering
9 3 (1.24%) Life Science
9 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.24%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) RIA
10 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.50%) Linux
2 16 (6.61%) Windows
3 12 (4.96%) Unix
4 5 (2.07%) Solaris
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.93%) Front End Development
3 57 (23.55%) MVC
4 51 (21.07%) Web Development
5 35 (14.46%) TDD
6 33 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 29 (11.98%) Wireframes
8 26 (10.74%) OO
9 24 (9.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (9.09%) Scrum
11 18 (7.44%) CRM
11 18 (7.44%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.20%) SOA
13 13 (5.37%) Analytics
13 13 (5.37%) Web Design
14 10 (4.13%) Database Marketing
14 10 (4.13%) Marketing Strategy
14 10 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 206 (85.12%) JavaScript
2 80 (33.06%) Java
3 60 (24.79%) C#
4 43 (17.77%) SQL
5 34 (14.05%) Python
6 32 (13.22%) PHP
7 20 (8.26%) C++
8 14 (5.79%) Perl
8 14 (5.79%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.96%) C
10 11 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.72%) ECMAScript
12 8 (3.31%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.31%) Dart
12 8 (3.31%) Ruby
13 4 (1.65%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.41%) MCP
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.72%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) WAI
2 2 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (7.02%) Oracle
2 15 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.72%) IBM
4 6 (2.48%) Adobe
4 6 (2.48%) Google
4 6 (2.48%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.65%) Rally
5 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.24%) CA
6 3 (1.24%) Intershop
6 3 (1.24%) Nintex
6 3 (1.24%) Siebel
6 3 (1.24%) VMware
7 2 (0.83%) Citrix
7 2 (0.83%) FatWire
7 2 (0.83%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.83%) Omniture
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) Zend
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