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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 297 180 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.75% 7.54% 7.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.42% 25.03% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 96 119
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 17
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £34.50 £22.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £50.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
916 719 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.08% 30.12% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 354 433
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 64
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £21.75 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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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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 0 90 £363 +20.83% 27
Essex +15 66 £400 +23.07% 15
Cambridgeshire +6 65 £325 -1.88% 54
Norfolk +15 34 £265 +21.14% 11
Bedfordshire -5 32 £325 +10.16% 12
Suffolk -9 8 £375 +15.38% 13
East Anglia -9 2 £269 -34.84%
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 474 (94.61%) HTML
2 355 (70.86%) JavaScript
3 215 (42.91%) jQuery
4 205 (40.92%) HTML5
5 198 (39.52%) CSS3
6 177 (35.33%) MVC
7 174 (34.73%) .NET
8 151 (30.14%) C#
9 148 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (26.95%) SQL
11 134 (26.75%) ASP.NET
12 103 (20.56%) OO
13 102 (20.36%) PHP
14 101 (20.16%) TDD
15 100 (19.96%) SQL Server
15 100 (19.96%) XML
16 98 (19.56%) Web Development
17 95 (18.96%) Ajax
18 94 (18.76%) Java
19 84 (16.77%) E-Commerce
20 80 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
21 79 (15.77%) MySQL
22 75 (14.97%) Responsive Web Design
22 75 (14.97%) .NET Framework
23 73 (14.57%) Web Services
24 70 (13.97%) Oracle
25 67 (13.37%) Microsoft
26 64 (12.77%) Scrum
26 64 (12.77%) JSP
27 59 (11.78%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 29 (5.79%) CMS
2 23 (4.59%) Drupal
3 22 (4.39%) Apache
4 21 (4.19%) Node.js
4 21 (4.19%) WordPress
5 19 (3.79%) MS Exchange
5 19 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.19%) IIS
7 15 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.20%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.00%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.80%) lighttpd
13 4 (0.80%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.60%) SilverStripe
14 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 46 (9.18%) Photoshop
2 27 (5.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (3.99%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.20%) InDesign
4 6 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.80%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.80%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) SiteCatalyst
2 4 (0.80%) Magento
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.40%) Tridion
4 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.40%) Shopify
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.80%) SaaS
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Force.com
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.59%) LDAP
2 25 (4.99%) Internet
3 21 (4.19%) HTTP
4 19 (3.79%) SMTP
5 7 (1.40%) Intranet
6 6 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.80%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.60%) Extranet
9 1 (0.20%) Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) LAN
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 79 (15.77%) MySQL
3 52 (10.38%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.99%) MariaDB
6 14 (2.79%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.20%) DTS
11 6 (1.20%) Ingres
11 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.80%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.40%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 57 (11.38%) Subversion
2 50 (9.98%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 27 (5.39%) Ant
5 20 (3.99%) JIRA
5 20 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (3.59%) NUnit
6 18 (3.59%) Maven
7 17 (3.39%) Eclipse
8 16 (3.19%) Grunt
9 15 (2.99%) Selenium
10 13 (2.59%) JUnit
11 11 (2.20%) Jasmine
12 10 (2.00%) Moq
13 8 (1.60%) Bower
13 8 (1.60%) Axure RP
13 8 (1.60%) Mockito
14 6 (1.20%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.20%) FxCop
14 6 (1.20%) StyleCop
General
1 42 (8.38%) Finance
2 35 (6.99%) Retail
3 30 (5.99%) Marketing
4 16 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.99%) Publishing
6 7 (1.40%) Legal
7 5 (1.00%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.80%) Advertising
9 3 (0.60%) Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Games
9 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 444 (88.62%) Developer
2 94 (18.76%) .NET Developer
3 71 (14.17%) Front-End Developer
4 67 (13.37%) Web Developer
5 59 (11.78%) Java Developer
6 47 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 42 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (4.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (4.99%) Designer
9 25 (4.99%) Senior Developer
10 23 (4.59%) UI Developer
10 23 (4.59%) PHP Developer
11 22 (4.39%) UI Programmer
12 20 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (2.99%) Drupal Developer
14 12 (2.40%) Digital Designer
15 10 (2.00%) HTML Developer
16 9 (1.80%) Photoshop Designer
16 9 (1.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (94.61%) HTML
2 215 (42.91%) jQuery
3 205 (40.92%) HTML5
4 198 (39.52%) CSS3
5 174 (34.73%) .NET
6 134 (26.75%) ASP.NET
7 100 (19.96%) XML
8 95 (18.96%) Ajax
9 80 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 75 (14.97%) .NET Framework
11 73 (14.57%) Web Services
12 64 (12.77%) JSP
13 55 (10.98%) XHTML
14 53 (10.58%) Spring
15 51 (10.18%) REST
16 44 (8.78%) JSON
17 43 (8.58%) AngularJS
18 40 (7.98%) Hibernate
19 39 (7.78%) LESS
20 33 (6.59%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.98%) User Experience
2 36 (7.19%) Open Source
3 28 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.59%) W3C
6 15 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.59%) Kindle
7 13 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.00%) Web 2.0
9 8 (1.60%) Graphic Design
9 8 (1.60%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.40%) Biology
11 5 (1.00%) Social Media
11 5 (1.00%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.60%) RIA
12 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.60%) Replication
13 2 (0.40%) GIS
13 2 (0.40%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.78%) Linux
2 46 (9.18%) UNIX
3 27 (5.39%) Windows
4 20 (3.99%) Mac OS X
5 12 (2.40%) Solaris
6 6 (1.20%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.00%) HPUX
8 4 (0.80%) Android
8 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (35.33%) MVC
2 148 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (20.56%) OO
4 101 (20.16%) TDD
5 98 (19.56%) Web Development
6 84 (16.77%) E-Commerce
7 75 (14.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 64 (12.77%) Scrum
9 48 (9.58%) Unit Testing
10 35 (6.99%) Web Design
11 27 (5.39%) BDD
12 26 (5.19%) Content Management
13 23 (4.59%) OOP
14 22 (4.39%) SEO
15 18 (3.59%) RUP
15 18 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.39%) SOA
17 16 (3.19%) Configuration Management
17 16 (3.19%) Mentoring
18 15 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 355 (70.86%) JavaScript
2 151 (30.14%) C#
3 135 (26.95%) SQL
4 102 (20.36%) PHP
5 94 (18.76%) Java
6 32 (6.39%) PL/SQL
7 25 (4.99%) Perl
8 23 (4.59%) Tcl
9 21 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.59%) VB
11 14 (2.79%) VB6
12 12 (2.40%) Python
13 10 (2.00%) VBScript
14 9 (1.80%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.40%) VBA
16 6 (1.20%) Ruby
17 5 (1.00%) XPath
18 4 (0.80%) XAML
18 4 (0.80%) PHP5
19 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (4.99%) Degree
2 9 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.60%) MCP
6 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.79%) QA
2 13 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (4.59%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 70 (13.97%) Oracle
2 67 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.39%) JBoss
4 23 (4.59%) Adobe
5 19 (3.79%) IBM
6 9 (1.80%) FatWire
7 8 (1.60%) hybris
8 6 (1.20%) ATG
8 6 (1.20%) Twitter
9 5 (1.00%) Sun
9 5 (1.00%) Interwoven
10 4 (0.80%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.80%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.80%) Zend
10 4 (0.80%) Google
11 3 (0.60%) Facebook
11 3 (0.60%) Cognos
11 3 (0.60%) Cisco
12 2 (0.40%) Actuate
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