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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 191 196 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.36% 6.75% 7.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.90% 22.84% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 139 114
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £26.25 £43.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.30% +57.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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
799 858 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.62% 29.57% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 541 389
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 £240 £247 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +42.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire -8 62 £300 -4.00% 49
Hertfordshire +2 60 £363 -1.69% 51
Essex +7 48 £400 +23.07% 22
Bedfordshire +6 14 £290 -10.76% 11
Norfolk -19 8 £268 -2.72% 12
Suffolk +14 7 £258 -27.46% 4
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 359 (94.97%) HTML
2 309 (81.75%) JavaScript
3 147 (38.89%) HTML5
4 129 (34.13%) Java
5 124 (32.80%) jQuery
6 113 (29.89%) CSS3
7 99 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (23.02%) MVC
9 81 (21.43%) E-Commerce
10 79 (20.90%) Ajax
11 78 (20.63%) User Experience
12 75 (19.84%) XHTML
12 75 (19.84%) .NET
13 73 (19.31%) XML
14 67 (17.72%) SQL
15 60 (15.87%) C#
16 59 (15.61%) Web Services
16 59 (15.61%) OO
17 58 (15.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 57 (15.08%) Git (software)
18 57 (15.08%) Linux
18 57 (15.08%) CMS
19 56 (14.81%) AngularJS
20 54 (14.29%) Marketing
21 49 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
22 47 (12.43%) JSP
23 45 (11.90%) ASP.NET
23 45 (11.90%) PHP
23 45 (11.90%) UNIX
23 45 (11.90%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (15.08%) CMS
2 36 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.08%) JBoss
4 19 (5.03%) WebLogic
5 17 (4.50%) Node.js
6 16 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.70%) Umbraco
7 14 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (3.17%) WordPress
8 12 (3.17%) Drupal
9 8 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.12%) MQSeries
9 8 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.59%) Apache
11 6 (1.59%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.53%) Mule
13 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 44 (11.64%) Photoshop
2 21 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.79%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.53%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.53%) MS Office
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Tridion
2 5 (1.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Summit
3 1 (0.26%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.44%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.35%) HTTP
2 8 (2.12%) LDAP
3 6 (1.59%) Intranet
3 6 (1.59%) Internet
4 5 (1.32%) SSL
5 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.53%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) WEP
7 1 (0.26%) 4G
7 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.26%) Extranet
7 1 (0.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 40 (10.58%) MySQL
3 37 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.12%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.53%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.53%) DB2
11 1 (0.26%) WebFOCUS
11 1 (0.26%) Big Data
11 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.67%) Ant
3 28 (7.41%) Grunt
4 25 (6.61%) Eclipse
5 20 (5.29%) Subversion
6 17 (4.50%) Selenium
6 17 (4.50%) SoapUI
7 16 (4.23%) JIRA
8 15 (3.97%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.70%) Bower
10 12 (3.17%) gulp
10 12 (3.17%) Mercurial
11 11 (2.91%) Axure RP
11 11 (2.91%) JUnit
12 10 (2.65%) Jenkins
13 8 (2.12%) WebStorm
13 8 (2.12%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.12%) IntelliJ
13 8 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 54 (14.29%) Marketing
2 22 (5.82%) Finance
3 20 (5.29%) Retail
4 12 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.79%) Automotive
6 3 (0.79%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Local Government
7 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 305 (80.69%) Developer
2 67 (17.72%) Front-End Developer
3 59 (15.61%) Java Developer
4 58 (15.34%) Web Developer
5 41 (10.85%) .NET Developer
6 34 (8.99%) Designer
7 31 (8.20%) Senior Developer
8 29 (7.67%) UI Developer
8 29 (7.67%) UI Programmer
9 24 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (6.35%) C# Developer
10 20 (5.29%) PHP Developer
11 19 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
13 14 (3.70%) UX Designer
14 13 (3.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 13 (3.44%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.91%) Applications Developer
15 11 (2.91%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (94.97%) HTML
2 147 (38.89%) HTML5
3 124 (32.80%) jQuery
4 113 (29.89%) CSS3
5 79 (20.90%) Ajax
6 75 (19.84%) XHTML
6 75 (19.84%) .NET
7 73 (19.31%) XML
8 59 (15.61%) Web Services
9 58 (15.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 56 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 47 (12.43%) JSP
12 45 (11.90%) ASP.NET
13 43 (11.38%) JSON
14 37 (9.79%) REST
15 36 (9.52%) Sass
16 35 (9.26%) J2EE
16 35 (9.26%) SOAP
17 33 (8.73%) Semantic HTML
18 28 (7.41%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 78 (20.63%) User Experience
2 38 (10.05%) Mobile App
3 33 (8.73%) W3C
4 15 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.91%) Graphic Design
6 10 (2.65%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.06%) iPhone
7 4 (1.06%) iPad
7 4 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.53%) Video Editing
9 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.53%) NHS
9 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.53%) RIA
10 1 (0.26%) BYOD
10 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.26%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.08%) Linux
2 45 (11.90%) UNIX
3 34 (8.99%) Windows
4 25 (6.61%) Solaris
5 12 (3.17%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.65%) Android
6 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.02%) MVC
3 81 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 59 (15.61%) OO
5 49 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 45 (11.90%) TDD
7 42 (11.11%) Content Management
8 34 (8.99%) Web Development
9 33 (8.73%) Web Design
10 28 (7.41%) Scrum
10 28 (7.41%) SOA
10 28 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
11 26 (6.88%) Unit Testing
12 22 (5.82%) Software Engineering
13 21 (5.56%) User Stories
14 20 (5.29%) B2C
14 20 (5.29%) OOP
15 18 (4.76%) SEO
15 18 (4.76%) Analytics
16 17 (4.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 309 (81.75%) JavaScript
2 129 (34.13%) Java
3 67 (17.72%) SQL
4 60 (15.87%) C#
5 45 (11.90%) PHP
6 19 (5.03%) Python
7 16 (4.23%) Ruby
8 11 (2.91%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.38%) Scala
10 8 (2.12%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.12%) Dart
10 8 (2.12%) ECMAScript
10 8 (2.12%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.32%) C++
11 5 (1.32%) PHP5
11 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.53%) C
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (2.65%) Degree
1 10 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) Puppet
1 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 36 (9.52%) Adobe
2 31 (8.20%) Oracle
3 29 (7.67%) Google
4 21 (5.56%) IBM
5 17 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.17%) EPiServer
7 8 (2.12%) Talend
8 6 (1.59%) Facebook
8 6 (1.59%) Zend
9 5 (1.32%) hybris
9 5 (1.32%) Twitter
10 4 (1.06%) Demandware
10 4 (1.06%) Intershop
11 3 (0.79%) WSO2
11 3 (0.79%) Nintex
12 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.53%) Pega
12 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.53%) SAP
12 2 (0.53%) HP
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