The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Kent 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 14 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.77% 4.35% 9.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.04% 20.69% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £149 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.50% 21.01% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 40
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 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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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 +6 3 £275 -21.42% 4
Rochester - - - - 2
Sittingbourne - - - -
Swanley - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 5
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
3 20 (68.97%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) .NET
4 19 (65.52%) SQL
5 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
5 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
5 15 (51.72%) XML
6 14 (48.28%) MVC
7 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
7 12 (41.38%) PHP
8 11 (37.93%) JSON
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (37.93%) HTML5
9 9 (31.03%) REST
9 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
9 9 (31.03%) OOP
9 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
10 8 (27.59%) Web Services
10 8 (27.59%) WCF
10 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
11 7 (24.14%) jQuery
11 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (20.69%) CMS
12 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (17.24%) Scrum
13 5 (17.24%) DevExpress
13 5 (17.24%) Ajax
13 5 (17.24%) Telerik

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (20.69%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.90%) WordPress
4 2 (6.90%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (6.90%) Joomla!
4 2 (6.90%) Drupal
5 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 20 (68.97%) .NET
3 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) XML
4 11 (37.93%) JSON
4 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) REST
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (27.59%) WCF
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) jQuery
8 5 (17.24%) Ajax
9 4 (13.79%) J2SE
9 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
9 4 (13.79%) Spring
10 3 (10.34%) Middleware
10 3 (10.34%) JSP
10 3 (10.34%) JPA
11 2 (6.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
2 9 (31.03%) OOP
3 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) OOD
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 3 (10.34%) UML
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) Web Design
9 1 (3.45%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.45%) Content Management
9 1 (3.45%) Network Design
9 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
4 12 (41.38%) PHP
5 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Telerik
1 5 (17.24%) DevExpress
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Zend
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe