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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 29 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.29% 5.12% 6.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.28% 20.91% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 22
Average daily rate £388 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £400 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
144 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 24.50% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 78
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £550 +71.87% 2
Colchester - 4 £331 - 1
Chigwell - 3 £350 -
Basildon -1 2 - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 45 (97.83%) HTML
2 34 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 27 (58.70%) HTML5
4 23 (50.00%) Java
5 22 (47.83%) CSS3
6 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (41.30%) jQuery
6 19 (41.30%) SQL
7 17 (36.96%) Ajax
8 15 (32.61%) XML
9 14 (30.43%) Unix
9 14 (30.43%) Linux
10 13 (28.26%) TDD
10 13 (28.26%) XHTML
10 13 (28.26%) OO
10 13 (28.26%) J2EE
10 13 (28.26%) CMS
10 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
11 12 (26.09%) User Stories
11 12 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (23.91%) MVC
12 11 (23.91%) B2C
13 10 (21.74%) Web Services
13 10 (21.74%) Marketing
13 10 (21.74%) JSON
13 10 (21.74%) REST
14 9 (19.57%) Web Design
14 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
14 9 (19.57%) Ant
14 9 (19.57%) PHP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (28.26%) CMS
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) GlassFish
3 4 (8.70%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
1 5 (10.87%) SSL
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Ant
2 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 6 (13.04%) Subversion
4 4 (8.70%) Maven
5 3 (6.52%) NUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
6 2 (4.35%) AccuRev
6 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (21.74%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (93.48%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Senior Developer
4 14 (30.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (19.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (19.57%) HTML Developer
5 9 (19.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (15.22%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (13.04%) PHP Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
9 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Mobile UI Developer
9 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) HTML
2 27 (58.70%) HTML5
3 22 (47.83%) CSS3
4 19 (41.30%) jQuery
5 17 (36.96%) Ajax
6 15 (32.61%) XML
7 13 (28.26%) J2EE
7 13 (28.26%) XHTML
8 10 (21.74%) JSON
8 10 (21.74%) REST
8 10 (21.74%) Web Services
9 8 (17.39%) .NET
9 8 (17.39%) EclipseLink
9 8 (17.39%) Middleware
10 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
10 7 (15.22%) JAX-RS
10 7 (15.22%) Sass
11 6 (13.04%) Ext JS
11 6 (13.04%) LESS
11 6 (13.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.17%) Animation
4 1 (2.17%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
1 14 (30.43%) Unix
2 8 (17.39%) Solaris
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Mac OS X
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) OO
2 13 (28.26%) TDD
3 12 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (26.09%) User Stories
4 11 (23.91%) B2C
4 11 (23.91%) MVC
5 9 (19.57%) Web Design
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) SOA
8 6 (13.04%) API Design
8 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (13.04%) Kanban
8 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.87%) CRM
9 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.70%) Information Management
10 4 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 23 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) PHP
5 6 (13.04%) Ruby
6 5 (10.87%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) C++
7 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.70%) Scala
8 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) FatWire
2 4 (8.70%) Adobe
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Sencha
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Omniture
4 1 (2.17%) WSO2
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