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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 32 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 20 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.67% 6.67% 6.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 25.53% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £186 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £10.93 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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
100 141 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.36% 26.11% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Basildon +3 4 - -
Brentwood - 4 £378 - 1
Harlow - 1 £275 -
Purfleet - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 4
Witham - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - - 2
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 102 (97.14%) HTML
2 81 (77.14%) SQL
3 78 (74.29%) Java
4 72 (68.57%) JavaScript
5 56 (53.33%) XML
5 56 (53.33%) Relational Database
6 53 (50.48%) MVC
7 51 (48.57%) Spring
8 50 (47.62%) Web Development
9 48 (45.71%) Linux
10 46 (43.81%) UNIX
11 44 (41.90%) MySQL
11 44 (41.90%) Oracle
11 44 (41.90%) Hibernate
12 43 (40.95%) PL/SQL
13 42 (40.00%) JBoss
13 42 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
14 39 (37.14%) JAAS
15 38 (36.19%) LDAP
16 37 (35.24%) Spring MVC
17 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (33.33%) Web Services
19 34 (32.38%) JPA
20 32 (30.48%) Mac OS X
21 31 (29.52%) MariaDB
22 30 (28.57%) HTML5
22 30 (28.57%) REST
22 30 (28.57%) J2EE
22 30 (28.57%) TDD
23 23 (21.90%) Ajax

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 42 (40.00%) JBoss
2 20 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 12 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.62%) CMS
5 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (4.76%) Apache
7 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.86%) Node.js
8 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.90%) Magento
3 1 (0.95%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.19%) LDAP
2 21 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
4 1 (0.95%) Intranet
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
4 1 (0.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 44 (41.90%) MySQL
3 31 (29.52%) MariaDB
4 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
5 14 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 12 (11.43%) Neo4j
7 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.86%) DTS
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Eclipse
2 10 (9.52%) Ant
2 10 (9.52%) Selenium
3 9 (8.57%) NUnit
4 8 (7.62%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.81%) Maven
8 2 (1.90%) Subversion
8 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.90%) Mockito
8 2 (1.90%) Hamcrest
8 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.90%) JIRA
9 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.52%) Marketing
2 6 (5.71%) Publishing
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
5 1 (0.95%) Front Office
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (91.43%) Developer
2 64 (60.95%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Programmer
8 5 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.76%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Developer
12 1 (0.95%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (97.14%) HTML
2 56 (53.33%) XML
3 51 (48.57%) Spring
4 44 (41.90%) Hibernate
5 39 (37.14%) JAAS
6 37 (35.24%) Spring MVC
7 35 (33.33%) Web Services
8 34 (32.38%) JPA
9 30 (28.57%) HTML5
9 30 (28.57%) REST
9 30 (28.57%) J2EE
10 23 (21.90%) Ajax
11 21 (20.00%) CSS3
12 20 (19.05%) JAX-RS
13 19 (18.10%) .NET
14 18 (17.14%) Struts
14 18 (17.14%) Struts2
14 18 (17.14%) jQuery
15 17 (16.19%) SOAP
16 15 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (15.24%) Visualisation
3 7 (6.67%) Biology
3 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Open Source
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.90%) Life Science
6 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Linux
2 46 (43.81%) UNIX
3 32 (30.48%) Mac OS X
4 16 (15.24%) Windows
5 12 (11.43%) Solaris
6 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) MVC
2 50 (47.62%) Web Development
3 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (28.57%) TDD
5 22 (20.95%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (20.00%) Web Design
7 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
8 16 (15.24%) Configuration Management
8 16 (15.24%) Validation
9 15 (14.29%) Scrum
9 15 (14.29%) OO
10 14 (13.33%) Content Management
10 14 (13.33%) Microservices
11 9 (8.57%) Bioinformatics
12 8 (7.62%) B2C
12 8 (7.62%) RUP
12 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
12 8 (7.62%) Use Case
12 8 (7.62%) User Stories
13 7 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 81 (77.14%) SQL
2 78 (74.29%) Java
3 72 (68.57%) JavaScript
4 43 (40.95%) PL/SQL
5 19 (18.10%) C#
6 8 (7.62%) PHP
7 4 (3.81%) Python
7 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
9 1 (0.95%) VBA
9 1 (0.95%) VB
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (41.90%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) IBM
3 8 (7.62%) FatWire
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.71%) Adobe
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (1.90%) Cognos
7 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.90%) Twitter
8 1 (0.95%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.95%) Actuate
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) BT
8 1 (0.95%) Symantec
8 1 (0.95%) Sophos
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