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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 12 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing CSS 52 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.02% 10.69% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.12% 32.90% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.76 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £23.20 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.34 £24.80 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
157 155 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.23% 32.49% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 86 55
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £40.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 14 £400 - 3
Southend-on-Sea -1 4 £591 +41.19% 1
Brentwood -2 2 £450 - 2
Chelmsford -17 2 £248 +23.75%
Colchester +1 1 £350 +24.44% 4
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 85 (95.51%) HTML
2 69 (77.53%) JavaScript
3 50 (56.18%) HTML5
4 47 (52.81%) Java
4 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (43.82%) Ajax
6 37 (41.57%) XML
7 36 (40.45%) SQL
8 33 (37.08%) J2EE
9 32 (35.96%) CSS3
10 30 (33.71%) Web Services
10 30 (33.71%) Linux
11 28 (31.46%) UNIX
11 28 (31.46%) XHTML
12 27 (30.34%) OO
13 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
14 22 (24.72%) Windows
14 22 (24.72%) Solaris
14 22 (24.72%) B2C
14 22 (24.72%) Content Management
14 22 (24.72%) CMS
15 21 (23.60%) TDD
16 20 (22.47%) Ant
17 19 (21.35%) WebSphere
17 19 (21.35%) JSON
17 19 (21.35%) EclipseLink
18 18 (20.22%) REST
19 17 (19.10%) SOAP
20 16 (17.98%) Marketing
21 15 (16.85%) Web Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (24.72%) CMS
2 19 (21.35%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.74%) GlassFish
3 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.74%) JBoss
3 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.49%) Magnolia
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.25%) Node.js
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.25%) WordPress
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.62%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) SSL
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
2 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Ant
2 15 (16.85%) Eclipse
3 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.11%) SoapUI
5 7 (7.87%) AccuRev
5 7 (7.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Maven
6 6 (6.74%) JIRA
6 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.62%) Subversion
8 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.25%) JMeter
8 2 (2.25%) JUnit
8 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.25%) Selenium
8 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.25%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.25%) Hudson
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (17.98%) Marketing
2 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Automotive
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (93.26%) Developer
2 39 (43.82%) Java Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Senior Developer
4 17 (19.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (15.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (13.48%) UI Programmer
6 12 (13.48%) UI Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior UI Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.74%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (5.62%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.49%) CMS Developer
11 4 (4.49%) PHP Developer
12 3 (3.37%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (95.51%) HTML
2 50 (56.18%) HTML5
3 39 (43.82%) Ajax
4 37 (41.57%) XML
5 33 (37.08%) J2EE
6 32 (35.96%) CSS3
7 30 (33.71%) Web Services
8 28 (31.46%) XHTML
9 19 (21.35%) JSON
9 19 (21.35%) EclipseLink
10 18 (20.22%) REST
11 17 (19.10%) SOAP
12 14 (15.73%) Struts
12 14 (15.73%) TopLink
13 13 (14.61%) JSP
13 13 (14.61%) .NET
13 13 (14.61%) jQuery
13 13 (14.61%) AngularJS
14 12 (13.48%) JAX-RS
15 11 (12.36%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.62%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Replication
4 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Linux
2 28 (31.46%) UNIX
3 22 (24.72%) Windows
3 22 (24.72%) Solaris
4 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) OO
3 22 (24.72%) B2C
3 22 (24.72%) Content Management
4 21 (23.60%) TDD
5 15 (16.85%) Web Development
6 14 (15.73%) Web Design
6 14 (15.73%) SOA
6 14 (15.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (14.61%) User Stories
8 12 (13.48%) Scrum
9 11 (12.36%) MVC
10 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
10 10 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.99%) SEO
12 8 (8.99%) Analytics
13 7 (7.87%) RAD
13 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.74%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 69 (77.53%) JavaScript
2 47 (52.81%) Java
3 36 (40.45%) SQL
4 9 (10.11%) C#
5 8 (8.99%) Ruby
6 7 (7.87%) Scala
6 7 (7.87%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.25%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) XAML
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) VB6
8 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Puppet
1 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) IBM
2 11 (12.36%) FatWire
3 8 (8.99%) Google
4 7 (7.87%) Omniture
4 7 (7.87%) Adobe
5 3 (3.37%) WSO2
6 2 (2.25%) Zend
6 2 (2.25%) HP
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle
7 1 (1.12%) Siebel
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Sencha
7 1 (1.12%) Eloqua
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