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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / South East
Rank 27 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 478 560 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.56% 6.83% 7.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.41% 25.87% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 357 429
Median daily rate £386 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Median hourly rate £41.64 £28.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.71% +25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £60.62 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +7.69%

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
1881 2165 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.80% 26.39% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1422 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.35 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +10 125 £395 +12.85% 59
Hampshire +24 102 £394 +12.50% 71
Surrey +2 51 £400 -3.03% 36
West Sussex +12 50 £450 +33.33% 14
Buckinghamshire -13 44 £338 -4.92% 33
Oxfordshire -12 40 £344 -8.33% 43
East Sussex -2 37 £315 -8.69% 20
Middlesex +8 12 £350 -0.70% 1
Kent -22 12 £350 +3.70% 25
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1012 (90.20%) HTML
2 829 (73.89%) JavaScript
3 452 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
4 384 (34.22%) HTML5
5 344 (30.66%) jQuery
6 333 (29.68%) CSS3
7 328 (29.23%) AngularJS
8 304 (27.09%) .NET
9 283 (25.22%) Web Development
10 279 (24.87%) Front End Development
11 278 (24.78%) C#
12 215 (19.16%) MVC
13 213 (18.98%) SQL
14 204 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 189 (16.84%) Java
16 177 (15.78%) ASP.NET
17 175 (15.60%) SQL Server
17 175 (15.60%) User Experience
18 169 (15.06%) XML
19 167 (14.88%) Scrum
20 153 (13.64%) Web Services
21 148 (13.19%) TDD
22 145 (12.92%) PHP
23 138 (12.30%) Sass
24 137 (12.21%) Linux
25 131 (11.68%) Ajax
26 116 (10.34%) MySQL
27 115 (10.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 115 (10.25%) Node.js
28 104 (9.27%) Oracle

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 96 (8.56%) CMS
2 49 (4.37%) Apache
3 48 (4.28%) IIS
4 32 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 30 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 28 (2.50%) Umbraco
7 24 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 22 (1.96%) Confluence
9 21 (1.87%) WordPress
10 19 (1.69%) Drupal
10 19 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (1.60%) JBoss
11 18 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.25%) Moodle
14 13 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.98%) Commerce Server
15 11 (0.98%) Mule
15 11 (0.98%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 64 (5.70%) Photoshop
2 32 (2.85%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (1.52%) Fireworks
5 16 (1.43%) MS Office
6 15 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.53%) GIMP
8 3 (0.27%) InDesign
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.18%) Edge Animate
9 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.089%) InVision
10 1 (0.089%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 21 (1.87%) Magento
2 16 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.71%) Fredhopper
6 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.089%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.089%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.089%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.78%) GitHub
4 13 (1.16%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.07%) SaaS
6 10 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (0.62%) Boomi
8 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.53%) Office 365
9 3 (0.27%) PaaS
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.18%) Slack
11 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.089%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.19%) HTTP
2 15 (1.34%) FTP
3 14 (1.25%) Internet
3 14 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.07%) SSL
5 10 (0.89%) LDAP
6 9 (0.80%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.71%) SNMP
8 7 (0.62%) DNS
9 6 (0.53%) Network Security
9 6 (0.53%) SSH
9 6 (0.53%) Telnet
10 5 (0.45%) Firewall
11 3 (0.27%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.18%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.18%) LAN
12 2 (0.18%) RTP
12 2 (0.18%) VoIP
12 2 (0.18%) VPN
12 2 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 116 (10.34%) MySQL
3 69 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 63 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 37 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 32 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 19 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.07%) DB2
17 11 (0.98%) MS Access
17 11 (0.98%) Redis
18 10 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 204 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 82 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (6.24%) Subversion
4 57 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 56 (4.99%) Grunt
6 43 (3.83%) Bower
6 43 (3.83%) Visual Studio
7 34 (3.03%) JIRA
7 34 (3.03%) JUnit
7 34 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.76%) Axure RP
9 29 (2.58%) gulp
10 28 (2.50%) Eclipse
10 28 (2.50%) Jasmine
11 27 (2.41%) Maven
11 27 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 27 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
12 26 (2.32%) Selenium
13 17 (1.52%) Ant
13 17 (1.52%) IntelliJ
General
1 100 (8.91%) Finance
2 69 (6.15%) Marketing
3 36 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.32%) Advertising
5 24 (2.14%) Publishing
6 19 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.52%) Retail
8 16 (1.43%) Electronics
9 13 (1.16%) Military
10 12 (1.07%) Back Office
10 12 (1.07%) Legal
11 9 (0.80%) Local Government
12 7 (0.62%) Games
13 5 (0.45%) Banking
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
14 3 (0.27%) German Language
14 3 (0.27%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.089%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 894 (79.68%) Developer
2 257 (22.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 169 (15.06%) .NET Developer
4 147 (13.10%) JavaScript Developer
5 106 (9.45%) Web Developer
6 93 (8.29%) Designer
7 92 (8.20%) HTML Developer
7 92 (8.20%) Java Developer
8 84 (7.49%) Angular Developer
8 84 (7.49%) C# Developer
9 81 (7.22%) HTML CSS Developer
10 67 (5.97%) PHP Developer
11 63 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 53 (4.72%) UX Designer
13 50 (4.46%) Senior Developer
14 49 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 44 (3.92%) Scala Developer
16 37 (3.30%) UI Developer
17 34 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 34 (3.03%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1012 (90.20%) HTML
2 384 (34.22%) HTML5
3 344 (30.66%) jQuery
4 333 (29.68%) CSS3
5 328 (29.23%) AngularJS
6 304 (27.09%) .NET
7 177 (15.78%) ASP.NET
8 169 (15.06%) XML
9 153 (13.64%) Web Services
10 138 (12.30%) Sass
11 131 (11.68%) Ajax
12 115 (10.25%) Node.js
12 115 (10.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 102 (9.09%) JSON
14 94 (8.38%) RESTful
15 93 (8.29%) React
16 77 (6.86%) REST
17 74 (6.60%) Spring
18 70 (6.24%) LESS
19 65 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 175 (15.60%) User Experience
2 47 (4.19%) Mobile App
3 37 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.32%) N-Tier
5 25 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 14 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 10 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.89%) Social Media
10 9 (0.80%) Animation
10 9 (0.80%) Copywriting
11 6 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.53%) W3C
12 5 (0.45%) CMDB
12 5 (0.45%) EMV
12 5 (0.45%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.27%) Physics
13 3 (0.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 137 (12.21%) Linux
2 71 (6.33%) Windows
3 37 (3.30%) Unix
4 28 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.69%) Android
5 19 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 13 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (0.89%) AIX
10 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.36%) Solaris
11 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.089%) MVS
13 1 (0.089%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (25.22%) Web Development
3 279 (24.87%) Front End Development
4 215 (19.16%) MVC
5 167 (14.88%) Scrum
6 148 (13.19%) TDD
7 103 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (9.18%) E-Commerce
8 80 (7.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 71 (6.33%) Kanban
10 70 (6.24%) OO
11 62 (5.53%) Wireframes
12 61 (5.44%) BDD
12 61 (5.44%) Web Design
13 60 (5.35%) Prototyping
14 59 (5.26%) Open Source
15 57 (5.08%) OOP
16 52 (4.63%) Software Engineering
17 38 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (3.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 829 (73.89%) JavaScript
2 278 (24.78%) C#
3 213 (18.98%) SQL
4 189 (16.84%) Java
5 145 (12.92%) PHP
6 59 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 57 (5.08%) Python
8 55 (4.90%) Scala
9 37 (3.30%) Ruby
10 36 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 34 (3.03%) Perl
11 34 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 32 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.60%) C++
14 17 (1.52%) C
15 16 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.34%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.25%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.25%) VBA
18 10 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 56 (4.99%) Degree
3 47 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.89%) MCTS
7 4 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) CCDA
9 2 (0.18%) CCDP
9 2 (0.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.18%) CCNP
9 2 (0.18%) CCVP
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.089%) MCSD
10 1 (0.089%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.57%) QA
2 7 (0.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.45%) WCAG
4 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.089%) SDET
7 1 (0.089%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (2.32%) Docker
2 12 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) Xen
6 1 (0.089%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.089%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (1.07%) Puppet
2 11 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.62%) TeamSite
4 5 (0.45%) Kibana
4 5 (0.45%) logstash
4 5 (0.45%) WMI
5 3 (0.27%) Ansible
5 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.27%) SCOM
6 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.18%) Grafana
6 2 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.089%) SCCM
Vendors
1 104 (9.27%) Microsoft
1 104 (9.27%) Oracle
2 46 (4.10%) Adobe
3 28 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 28 (2.50%) SAP
3 28 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 26 (2.32%) Google
5 21 (1.87%) VMware
6 20 (1.78%) IBM
6 20 (1.78%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.71%) AppDynamics
7 8 (0.71%) BMC
7 8 (0.71%) EPiServer
7 8 (0.71%) HP
7 8 (0.71%) Splunk
8 7 (0.62%) Dell
8 7 (0.62%) Ektron
9 6 (0.53%) ClickTale
9 6 (0.53%) hybris
9 6 (0.53%) ServiceNow
Guildford
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
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Surrey
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Pearson Frank
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £160 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
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Surrey
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