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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing CSS 47 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.88% 9.29% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.76% 24.27% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 10
Average daily rate
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£336 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
148 103 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.00% 38.29% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 40
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 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 30 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 -5 6 £338 +22.72% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £350 - 4
Folkestone - 2 £325 - 1
Rochester - 2 - -
Canterbury - 1 £325 - 1
West Malling - 1 - - 1
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 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 60 (98.36%) HTML
2 48 (78.69%) JavaScript
3 47 (77.05%) .NET
3 47 (77.05%) C#
4 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
4 40 (65.57%) AngularJS
5 35 (57.38%) MVC
6 32 (52.46%) CSS3
7 31 (50.82%) HTML5
8 26 (42.62%) jQuery
8 26 (42.62%) TDD
9 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
11 18 (29.51%) Finance
11 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (27.87%) Entity Framework
12 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
13 15 (24.59%) Scrum
13 15 (24.59%) OO
13 15 (24.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.39%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
16 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
17 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (11.48%) BDD
17 7 (11.48%) Razor View Engine
18 6 (9.84%) ReSharper
18 6 (9.84%) Migration
18 6 (9.84%) Classic ASP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2 (3.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
2 6 (9.84%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 35 (57.38%) .NET Developer
3 29 (47.54%) C# Developer
4 28 (45.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (24.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Software Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (98.36%) HTML
2 47 (77.05%) .NET
3 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
3 40 (65.57%) AngularJS
4 32 (52.46%) CSS3
5 31 (50.82%) HTML5
6 26 (42.62%) jQuery
7 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (27.87%) Entity Framework
8 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
9 15 (24.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (16.39%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (11.48%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (9.84%) Classic ASP
13 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (6.56%) Ionic Framework
14 4 (6.56%) RESTful
15 3 (4.92%) XML
15 3 (4.92%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) MVC
2 26 (42.62%) TDD
3 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) OO
5 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 6 (9.84%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 3 (4.92%) SDLC
9 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.28%) OOP
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.28%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (3.28%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.64%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) JavaScript
2 47 (77.05%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) PHP
3 4 (6.56%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) VB6
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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