The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 21 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.01% 23.21% 8.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.14% 45.45% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 48 16
Median daily rate £350 £336 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.37%
CSS
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 121 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.34% 51.05% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 98 30
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Kent region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Kent region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling -4 3 £375 -16.66% 1
Tunbridge Wells -5 3 £240 -24.64% 2
Canterbury +2 1 £375 -
Maidstone -1 1 - - 2
Chatham - 1 - - 1
Dartford - 1 £250 - 3
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for CSS.

1 43 (89.58%) HTML
2 41 (85.42%) JavaScript
3 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) Web Development
5 18 (37.50%) .NET
6 17 (35.42%) HTML5
7 16 (33.33%) SQL
7 16 (33.33%) MVC
8 14 (29.17%) C#
9 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
9 13 (27.08%) jQuery
9 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
9 13 (27.08%) CSS3
9 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
9 13 (27.08%) Front End Development
10 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.92%) TDD
12 10 (20.83%) Web Design
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 9 (18.75%) Finance
13 9 (18.75%) Umbraco
13 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 8 (16.67%) SDLC
14 8 (16.67%) ETL
15 7 (14.58%) Unix
15 7 (14.58%) Project Management
15 7 (14.58%) C++
15 7 (14.58%) Perl
15 7 (14.58%) C

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 4 (8.33%) WordPress
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.25%) InDesign
1 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (4.17%) Edge Animate
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) DTS
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.17%) Moq
6 2 (4.17%) MSTest
6 2 (4.17%) NUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.08%) Bower
7 1 (2.08%) git-flow
7 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Umbraco Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C/C++ Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Designer
6 6 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) HTML
2 18 (37.50%) .NET
3 17 (35.42%) HTML5
4 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.08%) CSS3
4 13 (27.08%) jQuery
5 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.42%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (10.42%) Sass
8 4 (8.33%) REST
9 3 (6.25%) RESTful
9 3 (6.25%) SignalR
9 3 (6.25%) SOAP
9 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.17%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) User Experience
2 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Web Development
3 16 (33.33%) MVC
4 13 (27.08%) Front End Development
5 11 (22.92%) TDD
6 10 (20.83%) Web Design
7 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (16.67%) ETL
8 8 (16.67%) SDLC
9 7 (14.58%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.50%) SOLID
10 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.33%) BDD
12 3 (6.25%) Content Management
12 3 (6.25%) Scrum
12 3 (6.25%) UML
13 2 (4.17%) OO
13 2 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) JavaScript
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) C
4 7 (14.58%) C++
4 7 (14.58%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) COBOL
5 5 (10.42%) PHP
5 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (2.08%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore