The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 32 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.50% 5.02% 12.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.92% 17.50% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 45
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.98 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.37%
CSS
East of 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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 160 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.00% 28.67% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 107 117
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.67 £45.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Essex region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Essex region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +6 6 £260 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for CSS.

1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
3 21 (67.74%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) PHP
4 14 (45.16%) XML
5 13 (41.94%) Unix
5 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) CRM
7 11 (35.48%) Adobe
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 11 (35.48%) JSON
7 11 (35.48%) Unica
7 11 (35.48%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (32.26%) B2C
9 8 (25.81%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.81%) Web Development
9 8 (25.81%) HTML5
9 8 (25.81%) CSS3
9 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
10 7 (22.58%) Analytics
10 7 (22.58%) Spring
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) C#
11 6 (19.35%) jQuery
12 5 (16.13%) Google
12 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
12 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
12 5 (16.13%) Coaching

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Adobe Campaign
1 11 (35.48%) Unica
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Yammer
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.23%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) Riak
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ant
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Grunt
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) CRM Developer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) XML Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.23%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) XML
3 11 (35.48%) JSON
4 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.81%) CSS3
4 8 (25.81%) HTML5
5 7 (22.58%) Spring
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.90%) GWT
8 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (12.90%) Vaadin
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
9 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.68%) Ajax
9 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
10 2 (6.45%) Node.js
10 2 (6.45%) REST
10 2 (6.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
1 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) CRM
2 10 (32.26%) B2C
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Web Development
4 7 (22.58%) Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Coaching
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) RAD
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) PHP
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Adobe
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Infor
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Mapbox