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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 36 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.33% 6.94% 4.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.47% 27.98% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £524 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £10.93 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.36% -63.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
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
136 168 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.48% 24.82% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 84 25
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £527 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
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 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Southend-on-Sea 0 9 £425 - 2
Brentwood +2 7 £265 - 1
Basildon +4 3 - - 1
Billericay - 1 £238 -
Braintree - - - - 3
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - - 4
Colchester - - - - 5
Harlow - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 103 (98.10%) HTML
2 82 (78.10%) SQL
3 79 (75.24%) Java
4 70 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 65 (61.90%) XML
6 63 (60.00%) Relational Database
7 58 (55.24%) Linux
8 57 (54.29%) MVC
9 56 (53.33%) UNIX
10 50 (47.62%) Web Development
11 46 (43.81%) Spring
12 44 (41.90%) Spring MVC
13 43 (40.95%) MySQL
13 43 (40.95%) Oracle
14 42 (40.00%) JBoss
14 42 (40.00%) Hibernate
15 41 (39.05%) PL/SQL
15 41 (39.05%) Enterprise Software
16 40 (38.10%) JAAS
17 39 (37.14%) TDD
17 39 (37.14%) LDAP
17 39 (37.14%) MariaDB
18 38 (36.19%) Web Services
19 37 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (34.29%) JPA
21 35 (33.33%) Mac OS X
22 32 (30.48%) J2EE
23 30 (28.57%) HTML5
24 27 (25.71%) JAX-RS
25 26 (24.76%) REST

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (18.10%) WebSphere
3 18 (17.14%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.62%) CMS
5 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.81%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.90%) Node.js
9 1 (0.95%) Apache
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.90%) Magento
3 1 (0.95%) Summit
3 1 (0.95%) AWD
3 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.14%) LDAP
2 22 (20.95%) HTTP
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) MPLS
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
4 1 (0.95%) Intranet
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 43 (40.95%) MySQL
3 39 (37.14%) MariaDB
4 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
5 14 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 13 (12.38%) Neo4j
7 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.86%) DTS
10 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.95%) WebFOCUS
10 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.95%) MS Access
10 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Ant
2 15 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 12 (11.43%) SoapUI
4 8 (7.62%) NUnit
4 8 (7.62%) Selenium
5 7 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.95%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.95%) Mockito
8 1 (0.95%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.95%) Maven
8 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (15.24%) Marketing
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Legal
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (92.38%) Developer
2 70 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Web Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (4.76%) Programmer
7 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (1.90%) C# Developer
9 2 (1.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (1.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (0.95%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (98.10%) HTML
2 65 (61.90%) XML
3 46 (43.81%) Spring
4 44 (41.90%) Spring MVC
5 42 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 40 (38.10%) JAAS
7 38 (36.19%) Web Services
8 36 (34.29%) JPA
9 32 (30.48%) J2EE
10 30 (28.57%) HTML5
11 27 (25.71%) JAX-RS
12 26 (24.76%) REST
13 25 (23.81%) Ajax
14 20 (19.05%) XHTML
15 17 (16.19%) .NET
15 17 (16.19%) SOAP
16 16 (15.24%) Struts
17 15 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
17 15 (14.29%) Struts2
18 14 (13.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.05%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (15.24%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.90%) Open Source
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Biology
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Life Science
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.95%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 58 (55.24%) Linux
2 56 (53.33%) UNIX
3 35 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 23 (21.90%) Windows
5 19 (18.10%) Solaris
6 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
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
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) MVC
2 50 (47.62%) Web Development
3 39 (37.14%) TDD
4 37 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (21.90%) Web Design
6 22 (20.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (20.00%) Content Management
8 20 (19.05%) OO
9 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
10 18 (17.14%) Validation
11 17 (16.19%) Microservices
12 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
13 15 (14.29%) Scrum
14 13 (12.38%) RUP
14 13 (12.38%) Use Case
14 13 (12.38%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (12.38%) User Stories
15 10 (9.52%) B2C
16 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
17 5 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 82 (78.10%) SQL
2 79 (75.24%) Java
3 70 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 41 (39.05%) PL/SQL
5 17 (16.19%) C#
6 4 (3.81%) PHP
7 2 (1.90%) Python
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby
8 1 (0.95%) Groovy
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) VCP4
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) IBM
3 9 (8.57%) FatWire
4 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.95%) Symantec
6 1 (0.95%) Sophos
6 1 (0.95%) BT
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco
6 1 (0.95%) VMware
6 1 (0.95%) Teradata
6 1 (0.95%) Omniture
6 1 (0.95%) Google
6 1 (0.95%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.95%) Twitter
6 1 (0.95%) Nintex
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago