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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 50 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.77% 6.33% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% 26.55% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £314 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.60 £46.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% +67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
190 177 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.11% 23.82% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 44
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 0 9 £400 -
Southend-on-Sea 0 9 £425 +6.25% 4
Brentwood -2 5 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £225 -
Harlow - 1 £200 -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (98.59%) HTML
2 61 (85.92%) JavaScript
3 45 (63.38%) Java
4 44 (61.97%) SQL
5 42 (59.15%) XML
6 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (49.30%) Relational Database
8 34 (47.89%) Linux
8 34 (47.89%) UNIX
9 33 (46.48%) HTML5
10 32 (45.07%) Ajax
11 31 (43.66%) Web Services
12 28 (39.44%) Windows
13 27 (38.03%) OO
13 27 (38.03%) J2EE
13 27 (38.03%) TDD
14 26 (36.62%) Solaris
14 26 (36.62%) XHTML
15 25 (35.21%) Content Management
16 23 (32.39%) WebSphere
17 22 (30.99%) Ant
17 22 (30.99%) SOAP
18 20 (28.17%) Eclipse
18 20 (28.17%) Marketing
19 19 (26.76%) MVC
19 19 (26.76%) IBM
20 18 (25.35%) TopLink
20 18 (25.35%) JAX-RS
21 17 (23.94%) Web Development
21 17 (23.94%) JAX-WS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (32.39%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.90%) JBoss
3 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
5 6 (8.45%) CMS
6 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (5.63%) GlassFish
8 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.41%) Node.js
10 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) LDAP
2 5 (7.04%) HTTP
3 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (49.30%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.27%) MariaDB
3 8 (11.27%) MySQL
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Ant
2 20 (28.17%) Eclipse
3 16 (22.54%) SoapUI
4 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.04%) Selenium
5 5 (7.04%) Maven
6 3 (4.23%) AccuRev
6 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.23%) NUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 2 (2.82%) JMeter
7 2 (2.82%) JUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.82%) Hudson
7 2 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.17%) Marketing
2 7 (9.86%) Legal
3 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (91.55%) Developer
2 37 (52.11%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (12.68%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.63%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.63%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) Programmer
9 2 (2.82%) Trainee Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Trainee
9 2 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (98.59%) HTML
2 42 (59.15%) XML
3 33 (46.48%) HTML5
4 32 (45.07%) Ajax
5 31 (43.66%) Web Services
6 27 (38.03%) J2EE
7 26 (36.62%) XHTML
8 22 (30.99%) SOAP
9 18 (25.35%) TopLink
9 18 (25.35%) JAX-RS
10 17 (23.94%) JAX-WS
11 16 (22.54%) .NET
12 12 (16.90%) Spring MVC
12 12 (16.90%) Spring
13 11 (15.49%) Hibernate
13 11 (15.49%) JSP
13 11 (15.49%) JPA
14 10 (14.08%) REST
15 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
15 9 (12.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.23%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Linux
1 34 (47.89%) UNIX
2 28 (39.44%) Windows
3 26 (36.62%) Solaris
4 7 (9.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) OO
2 27 (38.03%) TDD
3 25 (35.21%) Content Management
4 19 (26.76%) MVC
5 17 (23.94%) Web Development
5 17 (23.94%) B2C
6 15 (21.13%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (21.13%) User Stories
6 15 (21.13%) Validation
7 13 (18.31%) Scrum
7 13 (18.31%) Use Case
8 12 (16.90%) RUP
9 10 (14.08%) Web Design
10 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.27%) SOA
12 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (85.92%) JavaScript
2 45 (63.38%) Java
3 44 (61.97%) SQL
4 13 (18.31%) C#
5 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) Groovy
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) IBM
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Adobe
4 5 (7.04%) FatWire
5 2 (2.82%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Nintex
6 1 (1.41%) Teradata
6 1 (1.41%) Omniture
6 1 (1.41%) Google
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