The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 68 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.03% 6.25% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.77% 29.51% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £291 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.92% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £189 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £358 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
171 122 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.76% 21.18% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 67 38
Average daily rate £425 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 15
Average hourly rate £35.18 £30.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.25% +11.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £36.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
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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
Southend-on-Sea -6 24 £475 +41.57% 5
Basildon +2 3 - - 2
Colchester - 1 - - 2
Harlow - 1 £275 -
Purfleet - - - -
Brentwood - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

1 112 (94.12%) HTML
2 91 (76.47%) SQL
3 86 (72.27%) Java
4 74 (62.18%) JavaScript
5 63 (52.94%) MVC
5 63 (52.94%) Relational Database
6 61 (51.26%) XML
7 60 (50.42%) Spring
8 57 (47.90%) Web Development
8 57 (47.90%) Oracle
9 56 (47.06%) MySQL
9 56 (47.06%) Linux
10 54 (45.38%) UNIX
10 54 (45.38%) PL/SQL
11 53 (44.54%) Hibernate
12 52 (43.70%) JBoss
12 52 (43.70%) Enterprise Software
13 47 (39.50%) JAAS
14 46 (38.66%) LDAP
14 46 (38.66%) Spring MVC
15 42 (35.29%) JPA
16 41 (34.45%) MariaDB
17 40 (33.61%) Mac OS X
18 37 (31.09%) TDD
19 35 (29.41%) Web Services
20 33 (27.73%) REST
20 33 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (24.37%) J2EE
22 27 (22.69%) Responsive Web Design
23 26 (21.85%) HTML5

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 52 (43.70%) JBoss
2 23 (19.33%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.92%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.88%) CMS
4 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.04%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (4.20%) Apache
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.68%) Node.js
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.84%) IIS
9 1 (0.84%) WordPress
9 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.68%) Magento
3 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.66%) LDAP
2 24 (20.17%) HTTP
3 2 (1.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) FTP
4 1 (0.84%) Wireless
4 1 (0.84%) MPLS
4 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 56 (47.06%) MySQL
3 41 (34.45%) MariaDB
4 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
5 15 (12.61%) MongoDB
6 13 (10.92%) Neo4j
7 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.52%) DTS
9 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.84%) MS Access
11 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Ant
1 12 (10.08%) Eclipse
2 10 (8.40%) Selenium
3 9 (7.56%) NUnit
4 8 (6.72%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.20%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.20%) Maven
7 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.68%) Mockito
7 2 (1.68%) Hamcrest
7 2 (1.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.84%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.84%) Gradle
General
1 9 (7.56%) Marketing
2 5 (4.20%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Publishing
2 5 (4.20%) Legal
3 2 (1.68%) Automotive
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Billing
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 103 (86.55%) Developer
2 74 (62.18%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Programmer
7 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (4.20%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.20%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.68%) Designer
10 2 (1.68%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.68%) Web Designer
10 2 (1.68%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (0.84%) SQL Developer
11 1 (0.84%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (94.12%) HTML
2 61 (51.26%) XML
3 60 (50.42%) Spring
4 53 (44.54%) Hibernate
5 47 (39.50%) JAAS
6 46 (38.66%) Spring MVC
7 42 (35.29%) JPA
8 35 (29.41%) Web Services
9 33 (27.73%) REST
10 29 (24.37%) J2EE
11 26 (21.85%) HTML5
12 23 (19.33%) .NET
13 22 (18.49%) Ajax
14 21 (17.65%) CSS3
15 20 (16.81%) Struts2
15 20 (16.81%) JAX-RS
15 20 (16.81%) jQuery
15 20 (16.81%) Struts
16 16 (13.45%) SOAP
16 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (43.70%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (15.13%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.88%) Biology
5 6 (5.04%) User Experience
6 5 (4.20%) Open Source
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.68%) Life Science
7 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.84%) Handset
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.06%) Linux
2 54 (45.38%) UNIX
3 40 (33.61%) Mac OS X
4 13 (10.92%) Windows
5 10 (8.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.84%) Android
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) MVC
2 57 (47.90%) Web Development
3 37 (31.09%) TDD
4 33 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (22.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 23 (19.33%) Web Design
7 20 (16.81%) Mentoring
8 19 (15.97%) Configuration Management
9 18 (15.13%) Scrum
10 16 (13.45%) Microservices
11 15 (12.61%) Validation
12 14 (11.76%) OO
13 12 (10.08%) Content Management
14 11 (9.24%) RUP
15 9 (7.56%) Bioinformatics
16 8 (6.72%) Use Case
16 8 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
16 8 (6.72%) User Stories
17 6 (5.04%) B2C
17 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (76.47%) SQL
2 86 (72.27%) Java
3 74 (62.18%) JavaScript
4 54 (45.38%) PL/SQL
5 22 (18.49%) C#
6 13 (10.92%) PHP
7 5 (4.20%) Python
7 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.52%) VB
10 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.84%) VBA
11 1 (0.84%) FQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.88%) Degree
3 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (47.90%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) IBM
3 9 (7.56%) FatWire
4 6 (5.04%) Adobe
5 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.52%) Cognos
6 3 (2.52%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco
6 3 (2.52%) Twitter
7 2 (1.68%) Actuate
8 1 (0.84%) Vignette
8 1 (0.84%) VMware
8 1 (0.84%) BT
8 1 (0.84%) Symantec
8 1 (0.84%) Sophos
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.84%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.84%) Facebook
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £23,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Aquent
Rate: Up to £400 per day - 12 month contract, Immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago