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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 55 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.72% 6.09% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.19% 30.17% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £349 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £20.96 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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
144 116 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 20.17% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 42
Average daily rate £425 £283 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 12
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.07 £37.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
Southend-on-Sea +4 19 £475 +31.94% 1
Basildon -2 5 - -
Brentwood - 1 £490 -
Harlow - 1 £275 -
Purfleet - - - -
Witham - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - - 2
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 115 (94.26%) HTML
2 94 (77.05%) SQL
3 89 (72.95%) Java
4 79 (64.75%) JavaScript
5 66 (54.10%) Relational Database
6 65 (53.28%) MVC
7 64 (52.46%) XML
8 60 (49.18%) Spring
9 59 (48.36%) Web Development
10 58 (47.54%) Linux
11 56 (45.90%) UNIX
11 56 (45.90%) Oracle
12 55 (45.08%) MySQL
13 53 (43.44%) PL/SQL
14 52 (42.62%) Hibernate
14 52 (42.62%) Enterprise Software
15 51 (41.80%) JBoss
16 47 (38.52%) JAAS
17 46 (37.70%) LDAP
17 46 (37.70%) Spring MVC
18 42 (34.43%) JPA
19 41 (33.61%) MariaDB
20 40 (32.79%) Mac OS X
21 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (31.15%) TDD
22 36 (29.51%) Web Services
23 33 (27.05%) REST
24 32 (26.23%) HTML5
25 31 (25.41%) J2EE
26 26 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 51 (41.80%) JBoss
2 22 (18.03%) WebLogic
3 15 (12.30%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.20%) CMS
5 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.92%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (4.10%) Apache
7 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.46%) Node.js
9 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (37.70%) LDAP
2 24 (19.67%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.82%) MPLS
4 1 (0.82%) Intranet
4 1 (0.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (54.10%) Relational Database
2 55 (45.08%) MySQL
3 41 (33.61%) MariaDB
4 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
5 15 (12.30%) MongoDB
6 13 (10.66%) Neo4j
7 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.46%) DTS
10 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.82%) MS Access
11 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Ant
2 12 (9.84%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.20%) Selenium
4 9 (7.38%) NUnit
5 8 (6.56%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.10%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.28%) Maven
9 2 (1.64%) Subversion
9 2 (1.64%) JIRA
9 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.64%) Mockito
9 2 (1.64%) Hamcrest
9 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.20%) Marketing
2 8 (6.56%) Legal
3 5 (4.10%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Publishing
4 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Front Office
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 108 (88.52%) Developer
2 74 (60.66%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.93%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Programmer
8 6 (4.92%) Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) UI Programmer
9 5 (4.10%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.64%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (1.64%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Developer
13 1 (0.82%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (94.26%) HTML
2 64 (52.46%) XML
3 60 (49.18%) Spring
4 52 (42.62%) Hibernate
5 47 (38.52%) JAAS
6 46 (37.70%) Spring MVC
7 42 (34.43%) JPA
8 36 (29.51%) Web Services
9 33 (27.05%) REST
10 32 (26.23%) HTML5
11 31 (25.41%) J2EE
12 24 (19.67%) Ajax
13 23 (18.85%) .NET
14 21 (17.21%) jQuery
14 21 (17.21%) CSS3
15 20 (16.39%) JAX-RS
15 20 (16.39%) Struts2
15 20 (16.39%) Struts
16 18 (14.75%) XHTML
17 17 (13.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (42.62%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (14.75%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.74%) Biology
3 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.10%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.28%) Open Source
6 2 (1.64%) Life Science
6 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.82%) Handset
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.54%) Linux
2 56 (45.90%) UNIX
3 40 (32.79%) Mac OS X
4 16 (13.11%) Windows
5 12 (9.84%) Solaris
6 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.82%) Android
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.28%) MVC
2 59 (48.36%) Web Development
3 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.15%) TDD
4 26 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (18.85%) Web Design
6 20 (16.39%) Mentoring
7 19 (15.57%) Configuration Management
8 18 (14.75%) Validation
8 18 (14.75%) Scrum
9 16 (13.11%) Content Management
9 16 (13.11%) OO
9 16 (13.11%) Microservices
10 11 (9.02%) RUP
11 9 (7.38%) Bioinformatics
11 9 (7.38%) B2C
12 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.56%) Use Case
12 8 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (6.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 94 (77.05%) SQL
2 89 (72.95%) Java
3 79 (64.75%) JavaScript
4 53 (43.44%) PL/SQL
5 23 (18.85%) C#
6 13 (10.66%) PHP
7 5 (4.10%) Python
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.28%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.46%) VB
10 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.82%) Ruby
11 1 (0.82%) Groovy
11 1 (0.82%) FQL
11 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.92%) Degree
3 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (45.90%) Oracle
2 13 (10.66%) IBM
3 12 (9.84%) FatWire
4 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.74%) Adobe
6 3 (2.46%) Twitter
6 3 (2.46%) Cisco
6 3 (2.46%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.46%) Cognos
7 2 (1.64%) Actuate
8 1 (0.82%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.82%) Facebook
8 1 (0.82%) BT
8 1 (0.82%) Symantec
8 1 (0.82%) Sophos
8 1 (0.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) Vignette
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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