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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 191 226 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.79% 7.55% 8.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.99% 27.26% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 153 119
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.10 £27.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £44.90 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -8.57%
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
735 829 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.11% 27.68% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 503 361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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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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
Cambridgeshire -2 70 £325 +4.41% 50
Hertfordshire +1 65 £361 -3.66% 47
Essex -1 38 £400 +14.28% 24
Bedfordshire +10 12 £328 -12.66% 24
Suffolk -1 7 £315 -16.00% 9
Norfolk -18 3 - - 14
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 353 (95.92%) HTML
2 302 (82.07%) JavaScript
3 154 (41.85%) HTML5
4 133 (36.14%) jQuery
5 120 (32.61%) Java
6 107 (29.08%) CSS3
7 101 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (26.90%) MVC
9 88 (23.91%) .NET
10 80 (21.74%) SQL
11 74 (20.11%) XML
12 71 (19.29%) C#
13 69 (18.75%) Ajax
14 66 (17.93%) OO
14 66 (17.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 65 (17.66%) AngularJS
16 64 (17.39%) XHTML
17 63 (17.12%) User Experience
18 62 (16.85%) E-Commerce
19 61 (16.58%) Web Services
20 58 (15.76%) Linux
21 57 (15.49%) Git (software)
22 54 (14.67%) PHP
23 53 (14.40%) ASP.NET
24 52 (14.13%) CMS
24 52 (14.13%) Marketing
25 48 (13.04%) TDD
26 47 (12.77%) Content Management
27 46 (12.50%) UNIX
27 46 (12.50%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 52 (14.13%) CMS
2 37 (10.05%) WebSphere
3 24 (6.52%) JBoss
4 20 (5.43%) WebLogic
5 19 (5.16%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.08%) Umbraco
7 14 (3.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (3.80%) Node.js
8 11 (2.99%) Apache
9 9 (2.45%) MQSeries
9 9 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (2.17%) nginx
11 7 (1.90%) WordPress
11 7 (1.90%) Drupal
12 6 (1.63%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (10.33%) Photoshop
2 17 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.36%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.09%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.82%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.54%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.54%) MS Office
7 1 (0.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Tridion
2 4 (1.09%) Magento
3 2 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
4 1 (0.27%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (3.53%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.09%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) IaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.54%) PaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.25%) HTTP
2 8 (2.17%) LDAP
2 8 (2.17%) Internet
3 6 (1.63%) Intranet
4 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.82%) SSL
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) DVB
7 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.27%) WEP
7 1 (0.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 44 (11.96%) MySQL
3 35 (9.51%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.17%) MariaDB
7 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) WebFOCUS
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.70%) Ant
3 24 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 23 (6.25%) Grunt
5 22 (5.98%) Visual Studio
6 21 (5.71%) Subversion
7 18 (4.89%) Selenium
8 17 (4.62%) SoapUI
9 15 (4.08%) JIRA
10 13 (3.53%) Bower
11 12 (3.26%) JUnit
12 11 (2.99%) Axure RP
13 10 (2.72%) Jenkins
13 10 (2.72%) Mercurial
14 9 (2.45%) Talend Open Studio
15 8 (2.17%) PHPUnit
16 6 (1.63%) Maven
17 5 (1.36%) IntelliJ
17 5 (1.36%) JMeter
17 5 (1.36%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (14.13%) Marketing
2 25 (6.79%) Finance
3 20 (5.43%) Retail
4 16 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.63%) Legal
6 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.36%) Advertising
7 4 (1.09%) Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 295 (80.16%) Developer
2 58 (15.76%) Front-End Developer
3 55 (14.95%) Java Developer
4 53 (14.40%) Web Developer
5 46 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 29 (7.88%) C# Developer
6 29 (7.88%) PHP Developer
6 29 (7.88%) Designer
7 24 (6.52%) UI Developer
7 24 (6.52%) UI Programmer
8 23 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 22 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (3.53%) UX Designer
13 12 (3.26%) Front-End Web Developer
13 12 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.26%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (2.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (95.92%) HTML
2 154 (41.85%) HTML5
3 133 (36.14%) jQuery
4 107 (29.08%) CSS3
5 88 (23.91%) .NET
6 74 (20.11%) XML
7 69 (18.75%) Ajax
8 66 (17.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 65 (17.66%) AngularJS
10 64 (17.39%) XHTML
11 61 (16.58%) Web Services
12 53 (14.40%) ASP.NET
13 39 (10.60%) JSP
14 36 (9.78%) J2EE
15 35 (9.51%) SOAP
15 35 (9.51%) JSON
16 33 (8.97%) REST
17 31 (8.42%) Sass
18 28 (7.61%) EclipseLink
19 24 (6.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.12%) User Experience
2 42 (11.41%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.62%) W3C
5 12 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.72%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.17%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.09%) Kindle
8 4 (1.09%) iPhone
8 4 (1.09%) iPad
8 4 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.82%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.54%) RIA
10 2 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
11 1 (0.27%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.76%) Linux
2 46 (12.50%) UNIX
2 46 (12.50%) Windows
3 27 (7.34%) Solaris
4 13 (3.53%) Android
4 13 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.72%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.54%) CentOS
7 2 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (26.90%) MVC
3 66 (17.93%) OO
4 62 (16.85%) E-Commerce
5 48 (13.04%) TDD
6 47 (12.77%) Content Management
7 39 (10.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (9.24%) Unit Testing
9 33 (8.97%) OOP
10 32 (8.70%) SOA
11 30 (8.15%) Web Development
11 30 (8.15%) Scrum
12 27 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
13 24 (6.52%) Web Design
14 21 (5.71%) User Stories
14 21 (5.71%) SEO
15 19 (5.16%) Software Engineering
15 19 (5.16%) Validation
15 19 (5.16%) Analytics
16 18 (4.89%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 302 (82.07%) JavaScript
2 120 (32.61%) Java
3 80 (21.74%) SQL
4 71 (19.29%) C#
5 54 (14.67%) PHP
6 20 (5.43%) Python
7 15 (4.08%) PHP5
8 13 (3.53%) Ruby
9 11 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.17%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.36%) ECMAScript
11 5 (1.36%) C++
11 5 (1.36%) Scala
11 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.36%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.36%) Dart
12 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.54%) C
14 2 (0.54%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (3.80%) Degree
2 11 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.45%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.82%) Puppet
2 3 (0.82%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (10.60%) Oracle
2 36 (9.78%) Adobe
3 29 (7.88%) Google
4 23 (6.25%) IBM
5 22 (5.98%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.26%) Twitter
6 12 (3.26%) EPiServer
7 9 (2.45%) Talend
8 6 (1.63%) Facebook
9 5 (1.36%) Zend
10 4 (1.09%) hybris
10 4 (1.09%) FatWire
10 4 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.82%) Intershop
11 3 (0.82%) ATG
11 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.82%) Demandware
11 3 (0.82%) Nintex
12 2 (0.54%) WSO2
12 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
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