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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 32 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 116 159 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.87% 6.22% 9.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.27% 21.43% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 96 152
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £36.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
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
635 742 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.65% 29.04% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 443 381
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 42 £325 -2.98% 18
Cambridgeshire -6 34 £363 +3.57% 35
Essex -2 22 £388 +14.81% 16
Norfolk -3 10 £350 - 5
Bedfordshire +5 7 £358 +19.16% 6
Suffolk -3 1 £360 -12.72% 8
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 245 (96.08%) HTML
2 215 (84.31%) JavaScript
3 114 (44.71%) HTML5
4 110 (43.14%) jQuery
4 110 (43.14%) CSS3
5 93 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (29.02%) Java
7 69 (27.06%) Front End Development
8 68 (26.67%) Ajax
9 64 (25.10%) User Experience
10 61 (23.92%) MVC
11 56 (21.96%) Git (software)
12 55 (21.57%) .NET
13 51 (20.00%) C#
14 49 (19.22%) REST
15 48 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
15 48 (18.82%) AngularJS
15 48 (18.82%) SQL
16 44 (17.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (16.86%) ASP.NET
18 42 (16.47%) OO
18 42 (16.47%) JSON
19 39 (15.29%) Sass
20 37 (14.51%) Web Services
21 36 (14.12%) XML
21 36 (14.12%) Marketing
22 35 (13.73%) PHP
23 33 (12.94%) SQL Server
23 33 (12.94%) Web Development
23 33 (12.94%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (10.59%) CMS
2 13 (5.10%) Node.js
2 13 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.75%) Apache
5 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.35%) Drupal
7 4 (1.57%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.57%) JBoss
7 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.18%) IIS
8 3 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.39%) Kentico
9 1 (0.39%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 26 (10.20%) Photoshop
2 22 (8.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (5.49%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.78%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 13 (5.10%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.18%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.18%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.18%) Magento
2 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.75%) SaaS
3 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.18%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.39%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.24%) HTTP
2 18 (7.06%) Internet
3 17 (6.67%) SSL
4 15 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.92%) 802.15
5 10 (3.92%) Bluetooth
5 10 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (3.92%) X.509
5 10 (3.92%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.18%) LDAP
7 2 (0.78%) Extranet
7 2 (0.78%) Firewall
7 2 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.27%) MySQL
4 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.35%) Big Data
6 5 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.18%) DB2
8 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.39%) Impala
10 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (21.96%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.63%) Mercurial
3 20 (7.84%) Selenium
4 16 (6.27%) IntelliJ
4 16 (6.27%) WebStorm
5 14 (5.49%) Grunt
6 12 (4.71%) Jasmine
7 11 (4.31%) gulp
7 11 (4.31%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.31%) Subversion
8 10 (3.92%) Ant
9 9 (3.53%) Axure RP
9 9 (3.53%) Maven
9 9 (3.53%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.14%) PhantomJS
11 7 (2.75%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.35%) JBehave
12 6 (2.35%) JMeter
12 6 (2.35%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (14.12%) Marketing
2 21 (8.24%) Finance
3 13 (5.10%) Retail
4 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.75%) Publishing
7 5 (1.96%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.57%) Legal
9 3 (1.18%) Electronics
10 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.78%) Automotive
10 2 (0.78%) Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Games
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 190 (74.51%) Developer
2 59 (23.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 37 (14.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 31 (12.16%) HTML Developer
5 30 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 30 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 28 (10.98%) Java Developer
7 25 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 23 (9.02%) PHP Developer
9 20 (7.84%) Web Developer
10 17 (6.67%) C# Developer
11 16 (6.27%) Designer
11 16 (6.27%) UI Developer
12 15 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (5.10%) Team Leader
15 9 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.53%) Python Developer
15 9 (3.53%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (96.08%) HTML
2 114 (44.71%) HTML5
3 110 (43.14%) CSS3
3 110 (43.14%) jQuery
4 68 (26.67%) Ajax
5 55 (21.57%) .NET
6 49 (19.22%) REST
7 48 (18.82%) AngularJS
8 44 (17.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 43 (16.86%) ASP.NET
10 42 (16.47%) JSON
11 39 (15.29%) Sass
12 37 (14.51%) Web Services
13 36 (14.12%) XML
14 29 (11.37%) XHTML
15 27 (10.59%) LESS
16 18 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (7.06%) PhoneGap
17 17 (6.67%) .NET Framework
17 17 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (25.10%) User Experience
2 33 (12.94%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.49%) Graphic Design
4 11 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.14%) Internet of Things
7 7 (2.75%) Social Media
7 7 (2.75%) W3C
8 5 (1.96%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.57%) Clustering
9 4 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.57%) Life Science
9 4 (1.57%) Replication
9 4 (1.57%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.18%) Biology
10 3 (1.18%) Fintech
10 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.39%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.41%) Linux
2 14 (5.49%) Unix
2 14 (5.49%) Windows
3 10 (3.92%) Solaris
4 8 (3.14%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.06%) Front End Development
3 61 (23.92%) MVC
4 48 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 42 (16.47%) OO
6 33 (12.94%) Web Development
7 31 (12.16%) TDD
8 27 (10.59%) E-Commerce
9 25 (9.80%) UX Design
10 24 (9.41%) Scrum
10 24 (9.41%) Software Engineering
11 23 (9.02%) Web Design
12 16 (6.27%) BDD
13 15 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.10%) CRM
14 13 (5.10%) SOA
15 12 (4.71%) Email Marketing
15 12 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (84.31%) JavaScript
2 74 (29.02%) Java
3 51 (20.00%) C#
4 48 (18.82%) SQL
5 35 (13.73%) PHP
6 22 (8.63%) Python
7 18 (7.06%) TypeScript
8 17 (6.67%) C++
8 17 (6.67%) ECMAScript
9 16 (6.27%) Dart
9 16 (6.27%) Perl
10 14 (5.49%) Ruby
11 13 (5.10%) C
12 12 (4.71%) Bash Shell
13 10 (3.92%) T-SQL
14 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.96%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.57%) Scala
17 3 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.45%) Degree
2 7 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) WAI
2 2 (0.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.35%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 20 (7.84%) Adobe
2 7 (2.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.75%) Zend
3 5 (1.96%) FatWire
3 5 (1.96%) IBM
3 5 (1.96%) Oracle
3 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.18%) SAP
4 3 (1.18%) Siebel
4 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.78%) Coverity
5 2 (0.78%) Google
5 2 (0.78%) Nintex
5 2 (0.78%) Perforce
5 2 (0.78%) Sencha
5 2 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.39%) Omniture
6 1 (0.39%) WSO2
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