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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 34 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 121 204 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.77% 7.63% 8.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.10% 26.84% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 114 156
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £23.75 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.60 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +14.06%
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
602 760 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.72% 28.44% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 421 481
Average daily rate £375 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 32
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Cambridgeshire -2 48 £375 +30.43% 48
Hertfordshire -8 43 £325 -13.33% 27
Essex -15 23 £350 -12.50% 26
Norfolk -4 6 £300 - 8
Suffolk -4 1 £250 -20.63% 5
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 219 (93.59%) HTML
2 196 (83.76%) JavaScript
3 96 (41.03%) jQuery
4 94 (40.17%) HTML5
5 86 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (33.76%) CSS3
7 77 (32.91%) Java
8 66 (28.21%) Front End Development
9 65 (27.78%) Ajax
10 63 (26.92%) AngularJS
11 59 (25.21%) C#
11 59 (25.21%) .NET
12 58 (24.79%) MVC
13 50 (21.37%) User Experience
14 48 (20.51%) REST
15 44 (18.80%) ASP.NET
16 43 (18.38%) Web Development
17 41 (17.52%) SQL
17 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
18 39 (16.67%) Sass
19 38 (16.24%) TDD
20 37 (15.81%) JSON
20 37 (15.81%) Python
20 37 (15.81%) Git (software)
21 36 (15.38%) XML
22 33 (14.10%) PHP
23 29 (12.39%) Web Services
23 29 (12.39%) LESS
24 28 (11.97%) Relational Database
24 28 (11.97%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (8.12%) CMS
2 16 (6.84%) Node.js
3 13 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.14%) Apache
5 5 (2.14%) IIS
5 5 (2.14%) JBoss
5 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.71%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.85%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) Kentico
8 1 (0.43%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.42%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.28%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.28%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.28%) Magento
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.99%) GitHub
3 5 (2.14%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.28%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.43%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.97%) HTTP
2 16 (6.84%) Internet
2 16 (6.84%) SSL
2 16 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.70%) 802.15
3 11 (4.70%) Bluetooth
3 11 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (4.70%) X.509
3 11 (4.70%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.85%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) Extranet
5 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.97%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.41%) MySQL
4 11 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.56%) Big Data
5 6 (2.56%) DB2
6 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.43%) Impala
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.84%) Selenium
3 14 (5.98%) Ant
4 12 (5.13%) NUnit
4 12 (5.13%) Subversion
4 12 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.27%) Mercurial
6 9 (3.85%) IntelliJ
6 9 (3.85%) JUnit
6 9 (3.85%) Maven
6 9 (3.85%) WebStorm
7 8 (3.42%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.99%) Grunt
8 7 (2.99%) gulp
9 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.14%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.14%) PhantomJS
10 5 (2.14%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (10.26%) Marketing
2 17 (7.26%) Finance
3 12 (5.13%) Retail
4 4 (1.71%) Legal
5 3 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 179 (76.50%) Developer
2 52 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 36 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 32 (13.68%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.40%) C# Developer
6 19 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.69%) HTML Developer
8 17 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 16 (6.84%) Web Developer
10 15 (6.41%) Python Developer
11 14 (5.98%) PHP Developer
12 13 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.56%) Team Leader
12 13 (5.56%) UI Developer
13 12 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (4.27%) Campaign Executive
14 10 (4.27%) Email Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (93.59%) HTML
2 96 (41.03%) jQuery
3 94 (40.17%) HTML5
4 79 (33.76%) CSS3
5 65 (27.78%) Ajax
6 63 (26.92%) AngularJS
7 59 (25.21%) .NET
8 48 (20.51%) REST
9 44 (18.80%) ASP.NET
10 39 (16.67%) Sass
11 37 (15.81%) JSON
12 36 (15.38%) XML
13 29 (12.39%) LESS
13 29 (12.39%) Web Services
14 27 (11.54%) XHTML
15 25 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (8.12%) .NET Framework
18 15 (6.41%) JSP
19 14 (5.98%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.37%) User Experience
2 16 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.85%) Internet of Things
4 8 (3.42%) Graphic Design
5 7 (2.99%) W3C
6 6 (2.56%) iPad
7 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.14%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.71%) Clustering
8 4 (1.71%) Life Science
8 4 (1.71%) Replication
8 4 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.85%) Biology
10 2 (0.85%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.97%) Linux
2 17 (7.26%) Unix
3 16 (6.84%) Windows
4 8 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.56%) Solaris
6 4 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (28.21%) Front End Development
3 58 (24.79%) MVC
4 43 (18.38%) Web Development
5 38 (16.24%) TDD
6 27 (11.54%) OO
7 26 (11.11%) Scrum
8 25 (10.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (10.26%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.83%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.69%) SOA
12 16 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.84%) CRM
13 14 (5.98%) Web Design
14 13 (5.56%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.13%) UX Design
16 11 (4.70%) Analytics
16 11 (4.70%) Online Marketing
16 11 (4.70%) Unit Testing
17 10 (4.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 196 (83.76%) JavaScript
2 77 (32.91%) Java
3 59 (25.21%) C#
4 41 (17.52%) SQL
5 37 (15.81%) Python
6 33 (14.10%) PHP
7 26 (11.11%) C++
8 20 (8.55%) Perl
9 17 (7.26%) C
10 15 (6.41%) TypeScript
11 13 (5.56%) Bash Shell
12 12 (5.13%) Ruby
12 12 (5.13%) T-SQL
13 10 (4.27%) ECMAScript
14 9 (3.85%) Dart
15 5 (2.14%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.71%) Scala
17 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.42%) Degree
2 4 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.43%) MCP
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) WAI
2 2 (0.85%) WCAG
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (5.98%) Microsoft
1 14 (5.98%) Oracle
2 9 (3.85%) IBM
3 6 (2.56%) Adobe
4 5 (2.14%) Google
4 5 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.71%) Rally
5 4 (1.71%) Siebel
5 4 (1.71%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.28%) CA
6 3 (1.28%) Intershop
6 3 (1.28%) Nintex
7 2 (0.85%) FatWire
7 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.85%) Omniture
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.85%) VMware
7 2 (0.85%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) hybris
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