The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 220 162 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.41% 6.78% 7.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 23.68% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 100 121
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £27.50 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
880 684 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.64% 28.62% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 372 435
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 72
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Cambridgeshire -1 61 £313 -10.71% 44
Hertfordshire +1 48 £361 +15.60% 31
Essex +2 39 £400 +77.77% 19
Norfolk +16 32 £251 -16.50% 9
Bedfordshire +2 30 £325 +35.41% 18
Suffolk -21 9 £324 +9.83% 6
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 449 (95.13%) HTML
2 367 (77.75%) JavaScript
3 204 (43.22%) jQuery
4 179 (37.92%) HTML5
5 161 (34.11%) CSS3
6 158 (33.47%) .NET
7 157 (33.26%) MVC
8 141 (29.87%) C#
9 126 (26.69%) OO
10 125 (26.48%) ASP.NET
11 112 (23.73%) SQL Server
12 111 (23.52%) Ajax
13 105 (22.25%) XML
14 104 (22.03%) SQL
15 101 (21.40%) XHTML
16 97 (20.55%) PHP
17 88 (18.64%) TDD
18 80 (16.95%) MySQL
19 79 (16.74%) E-Commerce
20 78 (16.53%) Java
21 74 (15.68%) JSP
22 72 (15.25%) Web Services
22 72 (15.25%) Web Development
23 71 (15.04%) Microsoft
24 70 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
25 67 (14.19%) .NET Framework
26 64 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
26 64 (13.56%) Responsive Web Design
27 61 (12.92%) Linux
28 57 (12.08%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (6.57%) Apache
2 25 (5.30%) CMS
3 22 (4.66%) WordPress
4 20 (4.24%) IIS
5 18 (3.81%) Drupal
6 15 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.18%) MS Exchange
6 15 (3.18%) Node.js
7 14 (2.97%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.54%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.12%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.85%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.64%) SilverStripe
13 3 (0.64%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.42%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 30 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.14%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.85%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.85%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Office
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) SiteCatalyst
2 4 (0.85%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.64%) Magento
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.42%) Tridion
4 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.51%) Internet
2 15 (3.18%) SMTP
3 14 (2.97%) LDAP
4 11 (2.33%) Intranet
4 11 (2.33%) HTTP
5 7 (1.48%) Extranet
6 6 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.64%) FTP
9 1 (0.21%) Firewall
9 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 80 (16.95%) MySQL
3 44 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 29 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.97%) Ingres
8 11 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.12%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.27%) DTS
12 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.42%) JasperReports
15 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 49 (10.38%) Visual Studio
2 47 (9.96%) Subversion
3 30 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (4.87%) Ant
6 20 (4.24%) JIRA
7 14 (2.97%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.33%) JUnit
8 11 (2.33%) NUnit
9 10 (2.12%) Moq
9 10 (2.12%) Maven
9 10 (2.12%) Grunt
10 9 (1.91%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.48%) Log4j
11 7 (1.48%) Bower
12 5 (1.06%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.06%) Selenium
12 5 (1.06%) Axure RP
13 4 (0.85%) Mockito
13 4 (0.85%) FxCop
General
1 34 (7.20%) Retail
2 33 (6.99%) Finance
3 17 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.18%) Marketing
5 9 (1.91%) Publishing
6 6 (1.27%) Legal
6 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.06%) Games
8 4 (0.85%) Advertising
9 3 (0.64%) Automotive
9 3 (0.64%) Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 436 (92.37%) Developer
2 88 (18.64%) .NET Developer
3 79 (16.74%) Front-End Developer
4 55 (11.65%) Web Developer
5 49 (10.38%) Java Developer
6 44 (9.32%) C# Developer
7 39 (8.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
10 24 (5.08%) PHP Developer
11 23 (4.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (4.03%) UI Programmer
12 19 (4.03%) UI Developer
13 18 (3.81%) VB Developer
14 16 (3.39%) Senior Developer
14 16 (3.39%) LAMP Developer
15 14 (2.97%) Drupal Developer
16 11 (2.33%) VB6 Developer
17 10 (2.12%) Software Developer
18 9 (1.91%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (95.13%) HTML
2 204 (43.22%) jQuery
3 179 (37.92%) HTML5
4 161 (34.11%) CSS3
5 158 (33.47%) .NET
6 125 (26.48%) ASP.NET
7 111 (23.52%) Ajax
8 105 (22.25%) XML
9 101 (21.40%) XHTML
10 74 (15.68%) JSP
11 72 (15.25%) Web Services
12 67 (14.19%) .NET Framework
13 64 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (7.84%) JSON
15 35 (7.42%) LESS
16 34 (7.20%) DOM
17 32 (6.78%) REST
18 31 (6.57%) XSLT
18 31 (6.57%) Spring
18 31 (6.57%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.57%) W3C
2 24 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.81%) Open Source
5 13 (2.75%) Kindle
6 12 (2.54%) Web 2.0
7 8 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.85%) RIA
10 4 (0.85%) Social Media
11 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.64%) Replication
12 2 (0.42%) iPhone
12 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.42%) GIS
13 1 (0.21%) MPEG
13 1 (0.21%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.21%) Video Editing
13 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.92%) Linux
2 46 (9.75%) UNIX
3 40 (8.47%) Windows
4 18 (3.81%) Mac OS X
4 18 (3.81%) Android
4 18 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.18%) Solaris
6 12 (2.54%) Windows XP
6 12 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.64%) HPUX
8 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (33.26%) MVC
2 126 (26.69%) OO
3 88 (18.64%) TDD
4 79 (16.74%) E-Commerce
5 72 (15.25%) Web Development
6 70 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (13.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 49 (10.38%) Scrum
9 39 (8.26%) Unit Testing
10 30 (6.36%) Web Design
10 30 (6.36%) OOP
11 24 (5.08%) SEO
12 23 (4.87%) SOA
13 20 (4.24%) Content Management
13 20 (4.24%) Analytics
14 19 (4.03%) RUP
15 16 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
16 15 (3.18%) Android Development
16 15 (3.18%) iOS Development
17 14 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 367 (77.75%) JavaScript
2 141 (29.87%) C#
3 104 (22.03%) SQL
4 97 (20.55%) PHP
5 78 (16.53%) Java
6 29 (6.14%) VB
7 26 (5.51%) VB6
8 21 (4.45%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.45%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.81%) Perl
9 18 (3.81%) PHP5
10 15 (3.18%) Tcl
11 12 (2.54%) VBA
12 11 (2.33%) VBScript
13 9 (1.91%) XPath
14 8 (1.69%) XAML
15 7 (1.48%) Python
16 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.06%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (4.24%) Degree
2 10 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.64%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.30%) QA
2 13 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.48%) WCAG
4 2 (0.42%) Section 508
5 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.18%) OpenSSO
2 12 (2.54%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.08%) Oracle
3 23 (4.87%) Adobe
4 21 (4.45%) JBoss
5 13 (2.75%) IBM
6 11 (2.33%) hybris
7 10 (2.12%) FatWire
8 9 (1.91%) Zend
9 7 (1.48%) Twitter
10 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.27%) ATG
11 5 (1.06%) Yahoo!
11 5 (1.06%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.06%) Facebook
11 5 (1.06%) Apple
12 4 (0.85%) Interwoven
13 3 (0.64%) Sun
13 3 (0.64%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.42%) Lotus
14 2 (0.42%) Appcelerator
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Good Dependant on Skills
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £280 - £320 per week
Posted: 14 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 25 days ago