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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 28 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.67% 3.62% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.47% 9.64% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £303 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £328
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 £32.54 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -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
95 83 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.58% 37.56% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 35
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £450
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 £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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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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 0 3 £350 +27.27% 8
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - - 3
West Malling - 1 - - 1
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (90.00%) HTML
2 50 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 39 (65.00%) C#
4 35 (58.33%) .NET
5 32 (53.33%) MVC
6 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET
7 26 (43.33%) jQuery
7 26 (43.33%) HTML5
8 23 (38.33%) CSS3
9 22 (36.67%) AngularJS
9 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
10 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (28.33%) TDD
11 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (20.00%) OO
12 12 (20.00%) Scrum
13 11 (18.33%) Finance
14 10 (16.67%) Web Services
15 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
15 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
16 8 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (13.33%) SQL
17 7 (11.67%) PHP
17 7 (11.67%) XML
17 7 (11.67%) Advertising
17 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (11.67%) Marketing
17 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.67%) Node.js
2 4 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) TeamCity
2 6 (10.00%) ReSharper
2 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Advertising
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (83.33%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 19 (31.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 5 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Interactive Designer
9 4 (6.67%) Designer
9 4 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (90.00%) HTML
2 35 (58.33%) .NET
3 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (43.33%) jQuery
4 26 (43.33%) HTML5
5 23 (38.33%) CSS3
6 22 (36.67%) AngularJS
7 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (16.67%) Web Services
9 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (11.67%) XML
11 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (10.00%) Classic ASP
13 4 (6.67%) WCF
13 4 (6.67%) WebGL
13 4 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Animation
1 4 (6.67%) Video Editing
1 4 (6.67%) Social Media
1 4 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) MVC
2 17 (28.33%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) OO
4 12 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Web Development
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.33%) Content Management
9 2 (3.33%) Web Design
9 2 (3.33%) OOD
9 2 (3.33%) Project Management
9 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.67%) OOP
10 1 (1.67%) BDD
10 1 (1.67%) OO PHP
10 1 (1.67%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 39 (65.00%) C#
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle