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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 45 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 7 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.61% 10.78% 13.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 44.00% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 36 35
Median daily rate £345 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £541 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% -4.28%
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
83 125 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.08% 24.51% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 71 100
Median daily rate £350 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £583 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.00 £39.50
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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Harlow +2 1 £525 - 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Witham - 1 £325 - 3
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (48.39%) HTML5
4 13 (41.94%) CSS3
4 13 (41.94%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) Web Services
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) jQuery
7 9 (29.03%) User Experience
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
10 5 (16.13%) Spring
10 5 (16.13%) Web Development
10 5 (16.13%) Node.js
10 5 (16.13%) REST
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) SOAP
11 4 (12.90%) XML
11 4 (12.90%) OO
11 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.90%) PHP
11 4 (12.90%) Web Design

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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) UI Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Designer
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce Designer
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.90%) UI Designer
5 4 (12.90%) UI/UX Designer
5 4 (12.90%) UX Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) HTML5
3 13 (41.94%) CSS3
4 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) Web Services
7 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) Node.js
8 5 (16.13%) REST
8 5 (16.13%) SOAP
8 5 (16.13%) Spring
9 4 (12.90%) Ajax
9 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.90%) XML
10 3 (9.68%) J2EE
10 3 (9.68%) JPA
10 3 (9.68%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.68%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Web Development
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.90%) Web Design
4 4 (12.90%) Wireframes
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) C#
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) CA
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Rally