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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 20 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.46% 1.76% 5.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.28% 5.41% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +71.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £585 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -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
94 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.07% 32.60% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 42
Average daily rate £325 £313 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.81 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.29% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 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
Maidstone - 2 £125 - 2
Dartford - 1 £388 - 2
Folkestone - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £400 - 6
West Malling - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (88.00%) HTML
1 44 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (52.00%) C#
3 24 (48.00%) .NET
4 23 (46.00%) jQuery
5 22 (44.00%) HTML5
5 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET
6 20 (40.00%) MVC
7 18 (36.00%) CSS3
8 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
12 12 (24.00%) Scrum
12 12 (24.00%) OO
12 12 (24.00%) Web Services
13 11 (22.00%) PHP
14 10 (20.00%) Finance
14 10 (20.00%) TDD
15 9 (18.00%) Advertising
15 9 (18.00%) SQL
15 9 (18.00%) XML
15 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (18.00%) Marketing
16 8 (16.00%) Classic ASP
16 8 (16.00%) Migration
17 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
17 7 (14.00%) Sitecore

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (12.00%) Node.js
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.00%) CMS
4 3 (6.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Advertising
2 9 (18.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (26.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.00%) PHP Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Designer
8 4 (8.00%) Interactive Designer
8 4 (8.00%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Junior Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Junior
10 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.00%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (2.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (88.00%) HTML
2 24 (48.00%) .NET
3 23 (46.00%) jQuery
4 22 (44.00%) HTML5
4 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (36.00%) CSS3
6 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (24.00%) Web Services
9 9 (18.00%) XML
9 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (16.00%) Classic ASP
11 6 (12.00%) Laravel
12 5 (10.00%) WCF
12 5 (10.00%) Flash
12 5 (10.00%) XHTML
13 4 (8.00%) Ajax
13 4 (8.00%) XSLT
13 4 (8.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Social Media
2 4 (8.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.00%) Animation
2 4 (8.00%) Video Editing
3 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) MVC
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Scrum
3 12 (24.00%) OO
4 10 (20.00%) TDD
5 8 (16.00%) Migration
6 5 (10.00%) CRM
7 4 (8.00%) Web Development
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.00%) Content Management
9 2 (4.00%) Web Design
9 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) OOD
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
10 1 (2.00%) ERP
10 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.00%) Time Management
10 1 (2.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (52.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) PHP
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle