The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.86% 7.78% 4.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 26.87% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £308 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.71 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £27.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £35.25 £38.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 134 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.21% 28.94% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 42
Average daily rate £425 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
East of England

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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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 +3 5 £425 +142.85% 2
Colchester - 4 £281 - 1
Basildon 0 3 £325 +30.00%
Chelmsford -3 2 £200 -11.11% 1
Brentwood -5 2 £281 +32.23%
Braintree - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 81 (93.10%) HTML
2 61 (70.11%) JavaScript
3 41 (47.13%) Java
4 39 (44.83%) SQL
5 36 (41.38%) XML
6 32 (36.78%) UNIX
7 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 29 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 28 (32.18%) Linux
10 27 (31.03%) Web Development
11 26 (29.89%) Oracle
12 25 (28.74%) HTML5
13 24 (27.59%) .NET
13 24 (27.59%) Windows
13 24 (27.59%) TDD
14 23 (26.44%) MySQL
15 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
16 21 (24.14%) JBoss
16 21 (24.14%) VB
16 21 (24.14%) PL/SQL
16 21 (24.14%) C#
17 20 (22.99%) Ajax
17 20 (22.99%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (21.84%) OO
18 19 (21.84%) SOA
18 19 (21.84%) VB6
19 18 (20.69%) Mac OS X
19 18 (20.69%) XHTML
20 17 (19.54%) RUP
20 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) CMS
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.30%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.15%) WordPress
6 1 (1.15%) Kentico
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (2.30%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.30%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) LDAP
2 6 (6.90%) HTTP
3 4 (4.60%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 23 (26.44%) MySQL
4 14 (16.09%) Ingres
4 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (11.49%) MariaDB
6 6 (6.90%) DTS
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.15%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.49%) Ant
4 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (3.45%) XDoclet
6 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.30%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.15%) Gradle
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.90%) Legal
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (90.80%) Developer
2 35 (40.23%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.94%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.64%) VB Developer
5 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) WPF Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.60%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Web Designer
10 2 (2.30%) Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (93.10%) HTML
2 36 (41.38%) XML
3 25 (28.74%) HTML5
4 24 (27.59%) .NET
5 20 (22.99%) Ajax
6 18 (20.69%) XHTML
7 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
8 16 (18.39%) Hibernate
9 15 (17.24%) Spring
9 15 (17.24%) J2EE
9 15 (17.24%) Web Services
10 14 (16.09%) JPA
11 13 (14.94%) JSON
12 12 (13.79%) JAX-RPC
12 12 (13.79%) jQuery
13 11 (12.64%) JAAS
14 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
15 9 (10.34%) WPF
15 9 (10.34%) Spring MVC
15 9 (10.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.75%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.45%) Social Media
4 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.15%) Open Source
5 1 (1.15%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) UNIX
2 28 (32.18%) Linux
3 24 (27.59%) Windows
4 18 (20.69%) Mac OS X
5 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.20%) Solaris
8 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Web Development
2 24 (27.59%) TDD
3 19 (21.84%) OO
3 19 (21.84%) SOA
4 17 (19.54%) RUP
5 16 (18.39%) MVC
5 16 (18.39%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.94%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (11.49%) Content Management
8 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.34%) Validation
9 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (9.20%) Kanban
10 8 (9.20%) MVVM
10 8 (9.20%) RAD
11 6 (6.90%) Web Design
12 5 (5.75%) Migration
12 5 (5.75%) SEO
12 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) JavaScript
2 41 (47.13%) Java
3 39 (44.83%) SQL
4 21 (24.14%) PL/SQL
4 21 (24.14%) C#
4 21 (24.14%) VB
5 19 (21.84%) VB6
6 12 (13.79%) VBA
7 8 (9.20%) XAML
8 6 (6.90%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.30%) C
11 1 (1.15%) FQL
11 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.14%) JBoss
4 10 (11.49%) FatWire
5 9 (10.34%) IBM
6 5 (5.75%) DevExpress
7 4 (4.60%) Facebook
7 4 (4.60%) Twitter
8 3 (3.45%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.30%) ICL
9 2 (2.30%) Adobe
10 1 (1.15%) Actuate
10 1 (1.15%) Vignette
10 1 (1.15%) Cognos
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