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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 178 238 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.78% 8.26% 7.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.89% 29.90% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 138 107
Average daily rate
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£343 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £31.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -10.14%
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
745 796 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.37% 27.62% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 440 364
Average daily rate £388 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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
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 March 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 0 64 £300 - 44
Hertfordshire -1 62 £369 -6.64% 35
Essex +1 35 £400 +8.10% 16
Bedfordshire -4 9 £325 -3.70% 15
Norfolk -6 5 £300 - 8
Suffolk -7 5 £344 -8.33% 11
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 350 (95.37%) HTML
2 295 (80.38%) JavaScript
3 150 (40.87%) HTML5
4 141 (38.42%) MVC
5 131 (35.69%) jQuery
6 121 (32.97%) Java
7 113 (30.79%) SQL
8 111 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
9 110 (29.97%) .NET
10 106 (28.88%) CSS3
11 95 (25.89%) C#
12 90 (24.52%) XML
13 83 (22.62%) TDD
14 72 (19.62%) Linux
15 70 (19.07%) OO
16 69 (18.80%) ASP.NET
17 67 (18.26%) Web Services
18 65 (17.71%) Oracle
19 62 (16.89%) AngularJS
20 61 (16.62%) Relational Database
20 61 (16.62%) MySQL
21 58 (15.80%) UNIX
21 58 (15.80%) Git (software)
22 57 (15.53%) XHTML
23 56 (15.26%) Ajax
24 54 (14.71%) User Experience
25 51 (13.90%) Web Development
26 50 (13.62%) .NET Framework
27 48 (13.08%) Windows
28 47 (12.81%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (12.81%) CMS
2 41 (11.17%) JBoss
3 32 (8.72%) WebSphere
4 26 (7.08%) WebLogic
5 16 (4.36%) Apache
6 15 (4.09%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.09%) Umbraco
7 12 (3.27%) Node.js
8 10 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.45%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (2.45%) MQSeries
10 8 (2.18%) nginx
11 7 (1.91%) IIS
12 6 (1.63%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.63%) WordPress
12 6 (1.63%) Drupal
13 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (8.72%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (1.36%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.36%) Fireworks
4 5 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) MS Office
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (3.54%) SiteCatalyst
2 8 (2.18%) Tridion
3 4 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.54%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) AWD
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.82%) SaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Office 365
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.54%) PaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.63%) LDAP
2 25 (6.81%) HTTP
3 7 (1.91%) Internet
4 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.82%) Intranet
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
7 1 (0.27%) DVB
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.27%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.62%) MySQL
1 61 (16.62%) Relational Database
2 45 (12.26%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.63%) MariaDB
4 17 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.72%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) WebFOCUS
11 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 58 (15.80%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.81%) Ant
3 24 (6.54%) Visual Studio
4 22 (5.99%) Eclipse
4 22 (5.99%) Subversion
5 20 (5.45%) Selenium
6 15 (4.09%) SoapUI
7 14 (3.81%) JIRA
8 13 (3.54%) JUnit
9 10 (2.72%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.72%) Grunt
10 9 (2.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (2.45%) Mercurial
11 8 (2.18%) PHPUnit
11 8 (2.18%) Axure RP
12 7 (1.91%) QUnit
12 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.91%) Mocha
13 6 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 47 (12.81%) Marketing
2 37 (10.08%) Finance
3 16 (4.36%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.36%) Retail
4 9 (2.45%) Banking
5 7 (1.91%) Advertising
6 4 (1.09%) Legal
6 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 299 (81.47%) Developer
2 71 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 63 (17.17%) .NET Developer
4 48 (13.08%) Web Developer
5 43 (11.72%) Front-End Developer
6 38 (10.35%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.90%) PHP Developer
7 29 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (6.81%) Designer
9 19 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.90%) UI Developer
10 18 (4.90%) UI Programmer
11 16 (4.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 16 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (4.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.27%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.00%) Front-End Web Developer
15 10 (2.72%) UX Designer
15 10 (2.72%) Architect
15 10 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (95.37%) HTML
2 150 (40.87%) HTML5
3 131 (35.69%) jQuery
4 110 (29.97%) .NET
5 106 (28.88%) CSS3
6 90 (24.52%) XML
7 69 (18.80%) ASP.NET
8 67 (18.26%) Web Services
9 62 (16.89%) AngularJS
10 57 (15.53%) XHTML
11 56 (15.26%) Ajax
12 50 (13.62%) .NET Framework
13 45 (12.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (10.90%) Spring
16 39 (10.63%) J2EE
16 39 (10.63%) REST
17 35 (9.54%) Hibernate
18 34 (9.26%) SOAP
18 34 (9.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.71%) User Experience
2 39 (10.63%) Mobile App
3 33 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.18%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.45%) W3C
6 9 (2.45%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.63%) Kindle
8 5 (1.36%) Open Source
9 4 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.09%) iPad
9 4 (1.09%) iPhone
9 4 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.82%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.82%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.54%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.62%) Linux
2 58 (15.80%) UNIX
3 48 (13.08%) Windows
4 26 (7.08%) Mac OS X
5 22 (5.99%) Solaris
6 13 (3.54%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.00%) Android
8 3 (0.82%) Debian
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (38.42%) MVC
2 111 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (22.62%) TDD
4 70 (19.07%) OO
5 51 (13.90%) Web Development
6 47 (12.81%) E-Commerce
6 47 (12.81%) Content Management
7 46 (12.53%) Scrum
8 42 (11.44%) Unit Testing
8 42 (11.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 36 (9.81%) Web Design
10 32 (8.72%) OOP
11 27 (7.36%) SOA
11 27 (7.36%) Digital Marketing
12 24 (6.54%) OOD
13 22 (5.99%) Validation
14 20 (5.45%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.45%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.18%) Analytics
15 19 (5.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 295 (80.38%) JavaScript
2 121 (32.97%) Java
3 113 (30.79%) SQL
4 95 (25.89%) C#
5 47 (12.81%) PHP
6 31 (8.45%) PL/SQL
7 20 (5.45%) Python
8 15 (4.09%) Ruby
8 15 (4.09%) PHP5
9 7 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.63%) VBScript
10 6 (1.63%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.09%) C++
13 3 (0.82%) C
13 3 (0.82%) Perl
13 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.82%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.82%) Scala
13 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (5.18%) Degree
2 13 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) MCP
4 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.00%) QA
2 6 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 65 (17.71%) Oracle
2 29 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.54%) IBM
3 24 (6.54%) Google
4 22 (5.99%) Adobe
5 12 (3.27%) EPiServer
6 11 (3.00%) Twitter
7 9 (2.45%) Talend
8 8 (2.18%) FatWire
9 4 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.09%) Facebook
10 3 (0.82%) Nintex
10 3 (0.82%) Zend
10 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.82%) ATG
11 2 (0.54%) Temenos
11 2 (0.54%) Teradata
11 2 (0.54%) ESRI
11 2 (0.54%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.54%) hybris
Essex
Premier IT
Rate: £80 - £125 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 27 days ago