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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 33 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 4 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.84% 5.48% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 19.59% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Average daily rate £475 £278 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.17% +30.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £310 £221
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 97 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.34% 27.95% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 28
Average daily rate £350 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 1 £613 -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 3
Folkestone - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 5
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - - 2
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 3
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Social Media
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft