The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.26% 6.40% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 30.16% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 8
Average daily rate £138 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £178 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £438 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +14.06%
CSS
Berkshire

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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.93% 21.21% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 37
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Sass
5 5 (33.33%) LESS
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (26.67%) CSS3
6 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter
7 3 (20.00%) Confluence
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 2 (13.33%) REST

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Grunt
3 1 (6.67%) gulp
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (33.33%) Junior
3 5 (33.33%) Junior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) 3D Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UI Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (33.33%) LESS
3 5 (33.33%) Sass
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Ember.js
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) Laravel
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) SEO
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
7 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Zend