The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.56% 5.88% 14.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 10.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£125 £350 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +78.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
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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 Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
5 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 27.78% 58.82% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate £125 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Maidstone region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Maidstone region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) XHTML
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
6 4 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
6 4 (40.00%) J2EE
6 4 (40.00%) PHP
6 4 (40.00%) XSL
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) JSF
6 4 (40.00%) JPA
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
6 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (30.00%) REST
7 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Maven
7 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) XSLT
7 3 (30.00%) Eclipse

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) XHTML
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
5 4 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 4 (40.00%) XSL
5 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (40.00%) JSF
5 4 (40.00%) JPA
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
5 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft