The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.94% 6.61% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.43% 16.33% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £368 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
140 98 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.95% 40.50% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 35
Average daily rate £338 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Maidstone -3 6 £338 +22.72% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 7
Rochester - 2 - -
Folkestone - 2 £325 -
West Malling - 1 - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 54 (93.10%) HTML
2 51 (87.93%) JavaScript
3 46 (79.31%) C#
4 43 (74.14%) .NET
5 38 (65.52%) ASP.NET
6 36 (62.07%) MVC
7 31 (53.45%) AngularJS
8 29 (50.00%) CSS3
9 28 (48.28%) HTML5
10 27 (46.55%) jQuery
11 24 (41.38%) TDD
12 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
13 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (25.86%) Finance
15 15 (25.86%) Scrum
16 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
16 14 (24.14%) OO
16 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
16 14 (24.14%) Entity Framework
17 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (15.52%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (15.52%) TeamCity
18 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
19 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 6 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
20 6 (10.34%) ReSharper
20 6 (10.34%) Migration
20 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
20 6 (10.34%) Classic ASP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) TeamCity
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (87.93%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) .NET Developer
3 27 (46.55%) C# Developer
4 26 (44.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (24.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (93.10%) HTML
2 43 (74.14%) .NET
3 38 (65.52%) ASP.NET
4 31 (53.45%) AngularJS
5 29 (50.00%) CSS3
6 28 (48.28%) HTML5
7 27 (46.55%) jQuery
8 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (24.14%) Entity Framework
9 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (15.52%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (10.34%) Classic ASP
14 5 (8.62%) XML
15 4 (6.90%) Web Services
16 3 (5.17%) RESTful
16 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Animation
1 1 (1.72%) Video Editing
1 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) MVC
2 24 (41.38%) TDD
3 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.86%) Scrum
5 14 (24.14%) OO
6 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.34%) Migration
8 5 (8.62%) BDD
9 4 (6.90%) Web Development
10 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.45%) CRM
11 2 (3.45%) Web Design
11 2 (3.45%) OOP
11 2 (3.45%) Content Management
11 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (3.45%) Software Architecture
11 2 (3.45%) SDLC
12 1 (1.72%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 51 (87.93%) JavaScript
2 46 (79.31%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
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