The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 662 675 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.87% 6.92% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.07% 27.12% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 462 285
Median daily rate £350 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 3
Median hourly rate £38.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.67% -4.28%
CSS
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2358 2489 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.04% 25.52% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1655 1268
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 54 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +20 156 £357 +6.41% 70
Berkshire +4 150 £351 +4.07% 54
West Sussex -2 78 £350 -1.75% 9
Oxfordshire -4 76 £375 +15.38% 31
Surrey -4 55 £370 -7.44% 40
East Sussex +1 53 £325 +12.55% 9
Buckinghamshire -2 50 £339 +4.23% 30
Kent -6 26 £350 - 26
Middlesex -12 7 £393 +22.81% 6
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Sussex +6 1 - - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1123 (91.67%) HTML
2 857 (69.96%) JavaScript
3 491 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
4 435 (35.51%) HTML5
5 421 (34.37%) jQuery
6 370 (30.20%) CSS3
7 350 (28.57%) .NET
8 346 (28.24%) C#
9 304 (24.82%) Web Development
10 297 (24.24%) MVC
11 288 (23.51%) AngularJS
12 276 (22.53%) Java
13 271 (22.12%) SQL
14 256 (20.90%) Front End Development
15 255 (20.82%) ASP.NET
16 241 (19.67%) SQL Server
17 221 (18.04%) Git (software)
17 221 (18.04%) PHP
18 208 (16.98%) Ajax
19 200 (16.33%) XML
20 199 (16.24%) Web Services
20 199 (16.24%) Scrum
21 174 (14.20%) User Experience
22 163 (13.31%) TDD
23 160 (13.06%) JSON
24 159 (12.98%) Linux
25 137 (11.18%) CMS
26 134 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 132 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
27 132 (10.78%) Node.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 137 (11.18%) CMS
2 74 (6.04%) IIS
3 55 (4.49%) Apache
4 45 (3.67%) SharePoint
5 44 (3.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 43 (3.51%) WordPress
7 39 (3.18%) Tomcat
8 34 (2.78%) Confluence
9 29 (2.37%) Drupal
10 26 (2.12%) Umbraco
11 24 (1.96%) WebLogic
12 22 (1.80%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (1.63%) JBoss
15 12 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.90%) nginx
17 10 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
19 8 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
19 8 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 69 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 30 (2.45%) MS Office
4 26 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.82%) InDesign
7 7 (0.57%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.33%) GIMP
9 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (2.37%) Magento
2 13 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.41%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.24%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.082%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.082%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.55%) SaaS
4 18 (1.47%) GitHub
5 11 (0.90%) Office 365
6 9 (0.73%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.41%) PaaS
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.33%) IaaS
11 3 (0.24%) Force.com
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.082%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.082%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.082%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.082%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (9.14%) HTTP
2 27 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.04%) Internet
4 23 (1.88%) DNS
5 21 (1.71%) Network Security
6 19 (1.55%) FTP
7 14 (1.14%) VPN
8 13 (1.06%) DHCP
8 13 (1.06%) IPsec
8 13 (1.06%) IPv6
8 13 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
9 12 (0.98%) SNMP
10 11 (0.90%) SSL
11 7 (0.57%) BGP
11 7 (0.57%) LDAP
11 7 (0.57%) SSH
11 7 (0.57%) Telnet
12 6 (0.49%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.41%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 112 (9.14%) MySQL
3 75 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 65 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 53 (4.33%) Oracle Database
6 49 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 33 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 24 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 20 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
14 18 (1.47%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.90%) MS Access
18 9 (0.73%) DB2
19 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 221 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 126 (10.29%) Subversion
3 95 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 93 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 81 (6.61%) Visual Studio
6 75 (6.12%) JUnit
7 55 (4.49%) Grunt
8 47 (3.84%) JIRA
9 46 (3.76%) Selenium
10 31 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
10 31 (2.53%) TeamCity
11 25 (2.04%) Bower
11 25 (2.04%) NUnit
12 23 (1.88%) Cucumber
12 23 (1.88%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.88%) Maven
13 20 (1.63%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.63%) gulp
13 20 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (1.06%) Gradle
General
1 88 (7.18%) Finance
2 81 (6.61%) Marketing
3 35 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.37%) Publishing
5 20 (1.63%) Retail
6 19 (1.55%) Banking
6 19 (1.55%) Military
7 16 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.06%) Electronics
9 9 (0.73%) Advertising
10 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.49%) German Language
11 3 (0.24%) Back Office
11 3 (0.24%) Games
11 3 (0.24%) Legal
11 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.16%) French Language
12 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.082%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 975 (79.59%) Developer
2 232 (18.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 181 (14.78%) .NET Developer
4 143 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 120 (9.80%) Web Developer
6 119 (9.71%) Java Developer
7 110 (8.98%) C# Developer
8 101 (8.24%) HTML Developer
9 90 (7.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 86 (7.02%) Designer
10 86 (7.02%) PHP Developer
11 81 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 62 (5.06%) Angular Developer
13 60 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
14 56 (4.57%) Senior Developer
15 53 (4.33%) Scala Developer
16 50 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
16 50 (4.08%) UI Developer
16 50 (4.08%) UX Designer
17 47 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1123 (91.67%) HTML
2 435 (35.51%) HTML5
3 421 (34.37%) jQuery
4 370 (30.20%) CSS3
5 350 (28.57%) .NET
6 288 (23.51%) AngularJS
7 255 (20.82%) ASP.NET
8 208 (16.98%) Ajax
9 200 (16.33%) XML
10 199 (16.24%) Web Services
11 160 (13.06%) JSON
12 134 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 132 (10.78%) Node.js
14 130 (10.61%) REST
15 129 (10.53%) Spring
16 122 (9.96%) Sass
17 116 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 108 (8.82%) RESTful
19 84 (6.86%) .NET Framework
20 77 (6.29%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 174 (14.20%) User Experience
2 41 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.35%) Computer Science
2 41 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 29 (2.37%) Digital Media
4 21 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.71%) N-Tier
5 19 (1.55%) Mathematics
6 16 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 14 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.14%) Social Media
8 12 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (0.98%) W3C
9 11 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.82%) Animation
11 8 (0.65%) e-Learning
11 8 (0.65%) iPad
12 7 (0.57%) CMDB
12 7 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 159 (12.98%) Linux
2 100 (8.16%) Windows
3 41 (3.35%) Unix
4 33 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (2.29%) Android
6 25 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 19 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
9 14 (1.14%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.73%) AIX
11 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.24%) Solaris
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (24.82%) Web Development
3 297 (24.24%) MVC
4 256 (20.90%) Front End Development
5 199 (16.24%) Scrum
6 163 (13.31%) TDD
7 132 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (9.63%) E-Commerce
9 101 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 97 (7.92%) Open Source
11 95 (7.76%) Web Design
12 94 (7.67%) Kanban
13 78 (6.37%) Automated Testing
14 71 (5.80%) OO
15 62 (5.06%) Content Management
16 61 (4.98%) BDD
17 54 (4.41%) Configuration Management
17 54 (4.41%) SDLC
18 52 (4.24%) Software Engineering
19 51 (4.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 857 (69.96%) JavaScript
2 346 (28.24%) C#
3 276 (22.53%) Java
4 271 (22.12%) SQL
5 221 (18.04%) PHP
6 106 (8.65%) Python
7 90 (7.35%) Ruby
8 86 (7.02%) Scala
9 73 (5.96%) PL/SQL
10 70 (5.71%) T-SQL
11 51 (4.16%) VB.NET
12 44 (3.59%) VB
13 42 (3.43%) Perl
14 33 (2.69%) C++
14 33 (2.69%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.37%) C
15 29 (2.37%) VB6
16 16 (1.31%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 80 (6.53%) Degree
3 71 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.65%) MCSA
6 8 (0.65%) MCSD
6 8 (0.65%) MCSE
7 7 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.16%) CCNA
9 2 (0.16%) CCNP
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.082%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.082%) CCDA
10 1 (0.082%) CCDP
10 1 (0.082%) ISEB
10 1 (0.082%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.082%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.71%) QA
2 19 (1.55%) SLA
3 6 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.082%) SDET
5 1 (0.082%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 14 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.06%) Docker
3 10 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.082%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.082%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.65%) Puppet
3 6 (0.49%) Ansible
3 6 (0.49%) logstash
4 5 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.41%) SCOM
5 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.33%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.16%) Kibana
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.082%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.082%) SCCM
Vendors
1 131 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 128 (10.45%) Oracle
3 53 (4.33%) Google
4 48 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 41 (3.35%) Adobe
6 33 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 32 (2.61%) EPiServer
8 25 (2.04%) VMware
9 22 (1.80%) SAP
10 20 (1.63%) IBM
11 13 (1.06%) hybris
11 13 (1.06%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.82%) BMC
13 8 (0.65%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.57%) CA
14 7 (0.57%) DevExpress
14 7 (0.57%) HP
15 6 (0.49%) Citrix
15 6 (0.49%) ESRI
16 5 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 months +
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Great benefits, see below.
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Premier Media
Rate: £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NDORMS, University of Oxford
Rate: From £24,298 to £28,982 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 15 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago