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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 252 182 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.01% 8.06% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.13% 30.23% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 112 95
Average daily rate £336 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £27.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £133.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
865 602 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.49% 26.65% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 344 476
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 88 £375 -6.25% 45
Cambridgeshire +6 82 £305 +5.17% 48
Essex 0 48 £350 +84.21% 14
Norfolk -1 17 £300 - 20
Suffolk -3 11 £425 +54.54% 14
Bedfordshire -19 8 £254 +35.33% 14
East Anglia - - - - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 450 (93.95%) HTML
2 378 (78.91%) JavaScript
3 192 (40.08%) jQuery
3 192 (40.08%) HTML5
4 173 (36.12%) OO
5 171 (35.70%) CSS3
6 156 (32.57%) .NET
7 147 (30.69%) MVC
8 144 (30.06%) C#
9 132 (27.56%) XHTML
9 132 (27.56%) Ajax
10 128 (26.72%) ASP.NET
11 118 (24.63%) SQL Server
12 113 (23.59%) XML
13 109 (22.76%) Web Services
14 103 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
15 93 (19.42%) SQL
16 92 (19.21%) TDD
17 88 (18.37%) Java
18 86 (17.95%) E-Commerce
19 85 (17.75%) Web Development
20 82 (17.12%) PHP
21 79 (16.49%) MySQL
22 72 (15.03%) Linux
23 68 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
24 60 (12.53%) Responsive Web Design
25 57 (11.90%) Git (software)
25 57 (11.90%) JSP
26 54 (11.27%) Windows
26 54 (11.27%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (8.56%) Apache
2 28 (5.85%) Node.js
3 27 (5.64%) CMS
4 20 (4.18%) IIS
5 18 (3.76%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.55%) WordPress
7 14 (2.92%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.71%) Drupal
9 7 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.04%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.63%) Gentran
11 3 (0.63%) Sonic ESB
11 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.42%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.42%) AquaLogic
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (9.81%) Photoshop
2 27 (5.64%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.88%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.84%) Mingle
6 2 (0.42%) XMetaL
6 2 (0.42%) MS Office
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) RiskWrite
2 4 (0.84%) Magento
3 3 (0.63%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.92%) SaaS
2 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.38%) Internet
2 17 (3.55%) Intranet
3 9 (1.88%) HTTP
3 9 (1.88%) LDAP
4 7 (1.46%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.46%) Extranet
5 6 (1.25%) Kerberos
5 6 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.04%) FTP
7 4 (0.84%) DNS
8 3 (0.63%) SMTP
9 2 (0.42%) Firewall
9 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 79 (16.49%) MySQL
3 42 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (7.93%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.71%) RavenDB
6 13 (2.71%) Neo4j
7 10 (2.09%) Ingres
8 9 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.04%) DTS
12 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.84%) MarkLogic
14 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.42%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 57 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.65%) Visual Studio
3 41 (8.56%) Subversion
4 29 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.76%) NUnit
6 17 (3.55%) Ant
7 14 (2.92%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.92%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.71%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.09%) Grunt
10 9 (1.88%) JUnit
10 9 (1.88%) Maven
10 9 (1.88%) JIRA
11 8 (1.67%) MSTest
12 6 (1.25%) Bower
12 6 (1.25%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.25%) XDoclet
12 6 (1.25%) Log4j
13 5 (1.04%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.04%) Axure RP
General
1 49 (10.23%) Retail
2 46 (9.60%) Finance
3 38 (7.93%) Marketing
4 20 (4.18%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.92%) Legal
6 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.04%) Advertising
6 5 (1.04%) Games
6 5 (1.04%) Banking
7 4 (0.84%) Publishing
8 3 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 432 (90.19%) Developer
2 87 (18.16%) Front-End Developer
3 74 (15.45%) .NET Developer
4 64 (13.36%) Web Developer
5 44 (9.19%) Java Developer
6 43 (8.98%) Senior Developer
7 42 (8.77%) C# Developer
8 39 (8.14%) UI Developer
8 39 (8.14%) UI Programmer
9 31 (6.47%) PHP Developer
10 29 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (4.38%) Designer
14 17 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (3.34%) LAMP Developer
16 14 (2.92%) Software Developer
17 12 (2.51%) VB Developer
18 11 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
19 10 (2.09%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (93.95%) HTML
2 192 (40.08%) jQuery
2 192 (40.08%) HTML5
3 171 (35.70%) CSS3
4 156 (32.57%) .NET
5 132 (27.56%) XHTML
5 132 (27.56%) Ajax
6 128 (26.72%) ASP.NET
7 113 (23.59%) XML
8 109 (22.76%) Web Services
9 68 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (11.90%) JSP
11 53 (11.06%) XSLT
12 51 (10.65%) .NET Framework
13 37 (7.72%) JSON
14 34 (7.10%) WCF
15 31 (6.47%) LINQ
15 31 (6.47%) Spring
16 30 (6.26%) SOAP
17 26 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.39%) W3C
2 22 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.55%) Open Source
4 12 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.09%) Social Media
7 9 (1.88%) Wiki
7 9 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.67%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.46%) Web 2.0
9 7 (1.46%) Informatics
10 6 (1.25%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.84%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.84%) RIA
12 4 (0.84%) GIS
12 4 (0.84%) LIMS
13 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.42%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.03%) Linux
2 54 (11.27%) Windows
3 41 (8.56%) UNIX
4 17 (3.55%) Mac OS X
4 17 (3.55%) Android
5 15 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.51%) Solaris
7 11 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.30%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.67%) CentOS
9 8 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (36.12%) OO
2 147 (30.69%) MVC
3 103 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (19.21%) TDD
5 86 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 85 (17.75%) Web Development
7 60 (12.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 48 (10.02%) Unit Testing
9 47 (9.81%) Web Design
10 45 (9.39%) Scrum
11 31 (6.47%) SEO
12 26 (5.43%) OOP
12 26 (5.43%) SOA
13 21 (4.38%) BDD
13 21 (4.38%) Analytics
14 18 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (3.76%) OOD
15 16 (3.34%) Content Management
15 16 (3.34%) Systems Analysis
16 15 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 378 (78.91%) JavaScript
2 144 (30.06%) C#
3 93 (19.42%) SQL
4 88 (18.37%) Java
5 82 (17.12%) PHP
6 25 (5.22%) VB
7 23 (4.80%) VB6
7 23 (4.80%) PHP5
8 21 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 20 (4.18%) XPath
10 17 (3.55%) T-SQL
11 16 (3.34%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.09%) VBScript
12 10 (2.09%) VBA
13 9 (1.88%) Ruby
14 8 (1.67%) XAML
14 8 (1.67%) Python
14 8 (1.67%) Perl
15 7 (1.46%) C
15 7 (1.46%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.77%) Degree
2 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.63%) MCP
4 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) MCTS
5 2 (0.42%) MCSD
5 2 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.21%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.18%) QA
2 12 (2.51%) Section 508
3 5 (1.04%) WAI
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.42%) Squid
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.51%) Nagios
2 3 (0.63%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.44%) Oracle
3 33 (6.89%) Adobe
4 19 (3.97%) JBoss
5 14 (2.92%) Yahoo!
6 12 (2.51%) Zend
7 10 (2.09%) Apple
8 9 (1.88%) hybris
8 9 (1.88%) Twitter
9 8 (1.67%) ATG
10 6 (1.25%) IBM
10 6 (1.25%) Interwoven
10 6 (1.25%) iRise
10 6 (1.25%) Facebook
11 5 (1.04%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.04%) Endeca
11 5 (1.04%) Stellent
12 3 (0.63%) FatWire
12 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.63%) Business Objects
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