The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 581 505 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.99% 6.03% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.79% 25.31% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 267 298
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £15.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £35.00 £35.00
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2253 1995 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.22% 23.80% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1035 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
England

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
Berkshire -5 162 £350 +7.69% 52
Hampshire -3 133 £315 -3.07% 62
Buckinghamshire +3 80 £330 +32.00% 26
Surrey -2 71 £350 +9.37% 75
Oxfordshire +5 48 £303 +34.44% 64
East Sussex -2 35 £238 -26.92% 18
West Sussex 0 19 £300 -27.27% 16
Kent -9 4 £475 +71.17% 34
Middlesex -5 3 - - 4
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1040 (95.50%) HTML
2 859 (78.88%) JavaScript
3 574 (52.71%) jQuery
4 453 (41.60%) HTML5
5 345 (31.68%) CSS3
6 270 (24.79%) .NET
7 241 (22.13%) XML
8 239 (21.95%) Ajax
9 237 (21.76%) SQL
10 234 (21.49%) C#
11 231 (21.21%) MVC
12 208 (19.10%) PHP
13 181 (16.62%) Java
14 172 (15.79%) ASP.NET
15 167 (15.34%) SQL Server
16 154 (14.14%) Web Development
17 148 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
17 148 (13.59%) MySQL
18 138 (12.67%) JSON
19 137 (12.58%) Web Services
20 129 (11.85%) Microsoft
21 127 (11.66%) Finance
22 118 (10.84%) Linux
23 113 (10.38%) OO
24 111 (10.19%) Photoshop
25 105 (9.64%) Subversion
26 103 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
27 95 (8.72%) TDD
28 93 (8.54%) CMS
29 90 (8.26%) Scrum

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 93 (8.54%) CMS
2 60 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 52 (4.78%) Drupal
4 42 (3.86%) IIS
5 34 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (2.48%) WordPress
7 22 (2.02%) Node.js
8 20 (1.84%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.65%) Apache
10 15 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
11 14 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.73%) nginx
12 8 (0.73%) Confluence
13 7 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 111 (10.19%) Photoshop
2 70 (6.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (4.13%) MS Office
4 38 (3.49%) Fireworks
5 28 (2.57%) MS Excel
6 12 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
6 12 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (1.01%) QuarkXPress
7 11 (1.01%) PaintShop Pro
7 11 (1.01%) Quicktime
8 9 (0.83%) InDesign
9 5 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.46%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.092%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.64%) Magento
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.28%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.092%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.02%) SaaS
2 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.64%) GitHub
4 6 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.18%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.092%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.092%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.75%) HTTP
2 25 (2.30%) Internet
3 22 (2.02%) Intranet
4 12 (1.10%) SSL
5 11 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.83%) VPN
6 9 (0.83%) LDAP
7 5 (0.46%) FTP
8 4 (0.37%) SAN
8 4 (0.37%) AMQP
9 2 (0.18%) SSH
9 2 (0.18%) DNS
10 1 (0.092%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.092%) Broadband
10 1 (0.092%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.092%) Extranet
10 1 (0.092%) TELNET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 148 (13.59%) MySQL
3 61 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 51 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.73%) MS Access
13 6 (0.55%) DB2
13 6 (0.55%) Big Data
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.46%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 105 (9.64%) Subversion
2 83 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.60%) Visual Studio
4 49 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (3.67%) Axure RP
6 36 (3.31%) Dreamweaver
7 32 (2.94%) Jenkins
8 29 (2.66%) Eclipse
9 24 (2.20%) Ant
9 24 (2.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 22 (2.02%) JIRA
11 20 (1.84%) NUnit
12 17 (1.56%) Maven
13 16 (1.47%) Jasmine
14 15 (1.38%) Grunt
15 13 (1.19%) MSTest
16 12 (1.10%) PHPUnit
17 11 (1.01%) JUnit
18 9 (0.83%) Toad
18 9 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 127 (11.66%) Finance
2 80 (7.35%) Retail
3 40 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.31%) Marketing
5 29 (2.66%) Publishing
6 18 (1.65%) Legal
7 17 (1.56%) Automotive
8 12 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.92%) Advertising
10 7 (0.64%) Banking
11 6 (0.55%) Games
12 5 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.46%) Back Office
13 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.37%) Military
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.28%) Electronics
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 1 (0.092%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.092%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 882 (80.99%) Developer
2 190 (17.45%) Front-End Developer
3 145 (13.31%) Web Developer
4 119 (10.93%) .NET Developer
5 114 (10.47%) PHP Developer
6 100 (9.18%) Designer
7 96 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 60 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 58 (5.33%) UI Developer
10 56 (5.14%) UI Programmer
11 49 (4.50%) Consultant
12 47 (4.32%) Python Developer
13 44 (4.04%) Java Developer
14 42 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (3.21%) Drupal Developer
16 34 (3.12%) User Experience Designer
16 34 (3.12%) Web Designer
17 30 (2.75%) C# Developer
18 27 (2.48%) PHP Web Developer
19 25 (2.30%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1040 (95.50%) HTML
2 574 (52.71%) jQuery
3 453 (41.60%) HTML5
4 345 (31.68%) CSS3
5 270 (24.79%) .NET
6 241 (22.13%) XML
7 239 (21.95%) Ajax
8 172 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 138 (12.67%) JSON
10 137 (12.58%) Web Services
11 85 (7.81%) XHTML
12 81 (7.44%) .NET Framework
13 76 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (5.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 58 (5.33%) SOAP
16 57 (5.23%) Django
16 57 (5.23%) LAMP
17 54 (4.96%) Dojo
18 53 (4.87%) Sass
19 52 (4.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.62%) Mobile App
2 63 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (3.95%) Graphic Design
4 29 (2.66%) W3C
5 26 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.39%) Open Source
6 22 (2.02%) Digital Media
6 22 (2.02%) E-Learning
7 17 (1.56%) CMDB
7 17 (1.56%) Smartphone
7 17 (1.56%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.19%) SCORM
9 13 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.10%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.01%) Web 2.0
12 9 (0.83%) Social Media
12 9 (0.83%) iPad
13 7 (0.64%) Social Network
14 5 (0.46%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.84%) Linux
2 84 (7.71%) UNIX
3 74 (6.80%) Windows
4 67 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 57 (5.23%) Android
6 14 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.64%) AIX
9 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.092%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
14 1 (0.092%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (21.21%) MVC
2 154 (14.14%) Web Development
3 148 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (10.38%) OO
5 103 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 95 (8.72%) TDD
7 90 (8.26%) Scrum
8 79 (7.25%) Web Design
9 78 (7.16%) OOP
9 78 (7.16%) E-Commerce
10 68 (6.24%) Unit Testing
11 67 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (3.95%) Content Management
13 39 (3.58%) CRM
14 38 (3.49%) SEO
15 37 (3.40%) BDD
16 34 (3.12%) Usability Testing
17 31 (2.85%) Workflow
17 31 (2.85%) Software Engineering
18 29 (2.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 859 (78.88%) JavaScript
2 237 (21.76%) SQL
3 234 (21.49%) C#
4 208 (19.10%) PHP
5 181 (16.62%) Java
6 62 (5.69%) Python
7 37 (3.40%) PL/SQL
8 31 (2.85%) PHP5
9 24 (2.20%) ActionScript
9 24 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.47%) ActionScript 2.0
12 13 (1.19%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.19%) Perl
13 10 (0.92%) C
14 8 (0.73%) Scala
14 8 (0.73%) ActionScript 3.0
14 8 (0.73%) Ruby
15 6 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (4.50%) Degree
2 31 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.64%) ISEB
5 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.092%) MOS
6 1 (0.092%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.84%) QA
2 6 (0.55%) WCAG
3 3 (0.28%) SLA
3 3 (0.28%) HL7
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.092%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.46%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.55%) Puppet
3 6 (0.55%) Ansible
4 3 (0.28%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.092%) SCCM
6 1 (0.092%) SCOM
Vendors
1 129 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.90%) Oracle
3 84 (7.71%) Adobe
4 28 (2.57%) Zend
5 24 (2.20%) HP
6 22 (2.02%) Twitter
7 18 (1.65%) Appcelerator
8 17 (1.56%) Ektron
8 17 (1.56%) BMC
9 16 (1.47%) Google
9 16 (1.47%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.38%) Sencha
11 13 (1.19%) Apple
12 12 (1.10%) JBoss
12 12 (1.10%) ATG
13 10 (0.92%) Remedy
14 9 (0.83%) Yahoo!
14 9 (0.83%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.73%) hybris
16 7 (0.64%) Telerik
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day £250-350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day Initially for 3 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago