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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 45 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.21% 7.87% 7.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 29.23% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £468 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -17.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £23.40 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £37.40 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
162 130 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.96% 26.92% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 75
Average daily rate £400 £410 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 20
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.73 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 July 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 July 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 July 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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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 +1 11 £400 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -9 5 £591 +39.11% 1
Chelmsford -13 3 £250 +25.00%
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 92 (96.84%) HTML
2 71 (74.74%) JavaScript
3 58 (61.05%) Java
4 50 (52.63%) HTML5
5 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (47.37%) Ajax
6 45 (47.37%) SQL
6 45 (47.37%) XML
7 44 (46.32%) Linux
8 42 (44.21%) UNIX
9 39 (41.05%) Relational Database
10 34 (35.79%) Web Services
11 33 (34.74%) TDD
12 32 (33.68%) XHTML
13 31 (32.63%) OO
13 31 (32.63%) J2EE
14 28 (29.47%) Windows
14 28 (29.47%) Solaris
14 28 (29.47%) Content Management
15 27 (28.42%) EclipseLink
16 26 (27.37%) CSS3
16 26 (27.37%) Ant
17 25 (26.32%) WebSphere
18 24 (25.26%) REST
19 23 (24.21%) SOAP
20 22 (23.16%) B2C
21 21 (22.11%) IBM
21 21 (22.11%) Eclipse
21 21 (22.11%) MVC
22 20 (21.05%) TopLink

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 18 (18.95%) CMS
3 14 (14.74%) JBoss
4 11 (11.58%) WebLogic
5 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.32%) GlassFish
7 4 (4.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Magnolia
7 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.11%) WordPress
10 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) HTTP
2 8 (8.42%) LDAP
3 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.16%) SSL
4 2 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.05%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.58%) MySQL
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.42%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.05%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Ant
2 21 (22.11%) Eclipse
3 16 (16.84%) SoapUI
4 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.32%) Maven
6 6 (6.32%) JIRA
7 5 (5.26%) Subversion
8 3 (3.16%) AccuRev
9 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.11%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.11%) Hudson
9 2 (2.11%) Selenium
9 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.11%) JMeter
9 2 (2.11%) JUnit
9 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 20 (21.05%) Marketing
2 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.37%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Automotive
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (93.68%) Developer
2 50 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 23 (24.21%) Senior Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (16.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (10.53%) UI Programmer
6 10 (10.53%) UI Developer
7 7 (7.37%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior UI Developer
9 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.21%) CMS Developer
11 3 (3.16%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) AWS Developer
12 2 (2.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Architect
12 2 (2.11%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (96.84%) HTML
2 50 (52.63%) HTML5
3 45 (47.37%) XML
3 45 (47.37%) Ajax
4 34 (35.79%) Web Services
5 32 (33.68%) XHTML
6 31 (32.63%) J2EE
7 27 (28.42%) EclipseLink
8 26 (27.37%) CSS3
9 24 (25.26%) REST
10 23 (24.21%) SOAP
11 20 (21.05%) TopLink
12 19 (20.00%) JAX-RS
13 17 (17.89%) JAX-WS
14 16 (16.84%) Spring
15 15 (15.79%) .NET
15 15 (15.79%) JPA
16 14 (14.74%) JSON
16 14 (14.74%) Spring MVC
17 13 (13.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Web 2.0
1 8 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.21%) User Experience
2 4 (4.21%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.32%) Linux
2 42 (44.21%) UNIX
3 28 (29.47%) Windows
3 28 (29.47%) Solaris
4 12 (12.63%) Mac OS X
5 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) TDD
3 31 (32.63%) OO
4 28 (29.47%) Content Management
5 22 (23.16%) B2C
6 21 (22.11%) MVC
7 18 (18.95%) Web Development
7 18 (18.95%) User Stories
8 17 (17.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (17.89%) Web Design
9 16 (16.84%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (15.79%) Scrum
11 14 (14.74%) SOA
12 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.58%) Use Case
14 10 (10.53%) RUP
14 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 9 (9.47%) Validation
16 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
16 8 (8.42%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 71 (74.74%) JavaScript
2 58 (61.05%) Java
3 45 (47.37%) SQL
4 12 (12.63%) C#
5 8 (8.42%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.37%) Ruby
6 7 (7.37%) Scala
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.05%) VB6
9 1 (1.05%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) XAML
9 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Puppet
1 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) IBM
2 10 (10.53%) FatWire
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) Google
4 7 (7.37%) Omniture
5 6 (6.32%) Adobe
6 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.16%) WSO2
7 2 (2.11%) Zend
7 2 (2.11%) HP
8 1 (1.05%) Teradata
8 1 (1.05%) Nintex
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