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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 32 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 572 564 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.75% 6.04% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.53% 25.71% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 341 286
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 36
Average hourly rate £32.50 £24.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.31% -29.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
2332 2194 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.43% 23.48% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1279 1096
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 132
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £18.90 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 175 £340 -2.85% 65
Buckinghamshire -3 88 £325 -1.51% 37
Hampshire -28 75 £325 +3.17% 67
Surrey -2 65 £350 - 64
West Sussex +4 52 £375 +25.00% 17
Oxfordshire -13 50 £310 +1.63% 54
East Sussex -4 33 £273 +7.38% 30
Kent +13 23 £325 -31.57% 36
Middlesex +12 9 £331 -
Sussex - 3 £300 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1152 (92.68%) HTML
2 1006 (80.93%) JavaScript
3 568 (45.70%) jQuery
4 468 (37.65%) HTML5
5 422 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
6 392 (31.54%) .NET
7 370 (29.77%) CSS3
8 337 (27.11%) C#
9 316 (25.42%) ASP.NET
10 297 (23.89%) MVC
11 253 (20.35%) SQL
12 232 (18.66%) OO
13 228 (18.34%) AngularJS
14 222 (17.86%) XML
15 214 (17.22%) Java
16 213 (17.14%) Web Services
16 213 (17.14%) Web Development
17 197 (15.85%) User Experience
18 195 (15.69%) CMS
19 192 (15.45%) SQL Server
20 191 (15.37%) PHP
21 179 (14.40%) TDD
22 174 (14.00%) Ajax
23 155 (12.47%) Scrum
24 136 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 128 (10.30%) Linux
26 123 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
27 121 (9.73%) Content Management
28 119 (9.57%) Git (software)
29 112 (9.01%) Visual Studio

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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
1 195 (15.69%) CMS
2 93 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 64 (5.15%) Node.js
4 54 (4.34%) Apache
5 53 (4.26%) IIS
6 49 (3.94%) Drupal
7 42 (3.38%) Tomcat
8 41 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 38 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 31 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (1.85%) WordPress
12 22 (1.77%) JBoss
13 21 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
14 20 (1.61%) Umbraco
15 19 (1.53%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.97%) Kentico
17 11 (0.88%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
19 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 101 (8.13%) Photoshop
2 47 (3.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (3.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (2.90%) MS Excel
5 17 (1.37%) MS Office
6 11 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.88%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.88%) InDesign
7 8 (0.64%) GIMP
8 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.40%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.080%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.37%) Magento
2 11 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.32%) Tridion
5 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.48%) Office 365
4 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (0.40%) SaaS
6 3 (0.24%) Google Checkout
7 1 (0.080%) Veeva
7 1 (0.080%) Yammer
7 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.080%) GitHub
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.080%) Heroku
7 1 (0.080%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.34%) Internet
2 50 (4.02%) Intranet
3 37 (2.98%) HTTP
4 13 (1.05%) Network Security
5 9 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.40%) Firewall
7 4 (0.32%) DNS
8 3 (0.24%) Skype
8 3 (0.24%) Extranet
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
9 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
9 2 (0.16%) SSL
9 2 (0.16%) Wireless
9 2 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.16%) MVNO
10 1 (0.080%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.080%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 108 (8.69%) MySQL
3 53 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 36 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (1.93%) NoSQL
9 22 (1.77%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.37%) Big Data
11 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.80%) DB2
14 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.56%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.40%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 119 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 112 (9.01%) Visual Studio
3 88 (7.08%) Subversion
4 64 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (4.51%) Axure RP
6 43 (3.46%) Selenium
7 38 (3.06%) Maven
7 38 (3.06%) Jenkins
8 36 (2.90%) JUnit
9 35 (2.82%) Grunt
10 31 (2.49%) NUnit
11 27 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
11 27 (2.17%) Eclipse
12 20 (1.61%) Ant
12 20 (1.61%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.05%) Moq
14 12 (0.97%) JIRA
15 11 (0.88%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.88%) Mockito
15 11 (0.88%) StyleCop
General
1 94 (7.56%) Finance
2 82 (6.60%) Marketing
3 39 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.90%) Publishing
5 33 (2.65%) Retail
6 25 (2.01%) Banking
7 19 (1.53%) Games
8 12 (0.97%) Advertising
9 11 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.88%) Electronics
9 11 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 9 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.24%) Legal
12 3 (0.24%) Military
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.080%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.080%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 1016 (81.74%) Developer
2 207 (16.65%) Front-End Developer
3 176 (14.16%) Web Developer
4 157 (12.63%) .NET Developer
5 109 (8.77%) Designer
6 108 (8.69%) C# Developer
7 101 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 84 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 80 (6.44%) Java Developer
9 80 (6.44%) PHP Developer
10 65 (5.23%) Senior Developer
11 55 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 51 (4.10%) UX Designer
13 42 (3.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 37 (2.98%) SharePoint Developer
15 30 (2.41%) Consultant
16 29 (2.33%) CMS Developer
16 29 (2.33%) Web Designer
17 28 (2.25%) Software Developer
17 28 (2.25%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1152 (92.68%) HTML
2 568 (45.70%) jQuery
3 468 (37.65%) HTML5
4 392 (31.54%) .NET
5 370 (29.77%) CSS3
6 316 (25.42%) ASP.NET
7 228 (18.34%) AngularJS
8 222 (17.86%) XML
9 213 (17.14%) Web Services
10 174 (14.00%) Ajax
11 136 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 123 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 102 (8.21%) .NET Framework
14 100 (8.05%) WCF
15 95 (7.64%) Sass
16 92 (7.40%) RESTful
17 83 (6.68%) JSON
17 83 (6.68%) XHTML
18 75 (6.03%) Spring
19 73 (5.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 197 (15.85%) User Experience
2 76 (6.11%) W3C
3 59 (4.75%) Mobile App
4 50 (4.02%) Open Source
5 39 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.01%) Visualisation
8 22 (1.77%) Web 2.0
9 19 (1.53%) CMDB
10 18 (1.45%) Social Media
11 17 (1.37%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.29%) Graphic Design
13 14 (1.13%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
16 11 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (0.88%) RIA
17 10 (0.80%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 128 (10.30%) Linux
2 59 (4.75%) Windows
3 41 (3.30%) UNIX
4 30 (2.41%) Android
5 29 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.48%) AIX
7 6 (0.48%) CentOS
8 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.24%) Solaris
8 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.080%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (23.89%) MVC
3 232 (18.66%) OO
4 213 (17.14%) Web Development
5 179 (14.40%) TDD
6 155 (12.47%) Scrum
7 121 (9.73%) Content Management
8 107 (8.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 91 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 91 (7.32%) E-Commerce
10 76 (6.11%) OOP
11 66 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (5.23%) BDD
13 58 (4.67%) Software Engineering
14 50 (4.02%) Web Design
15 38 (3.06%) Workflow
15 38 (3.06%) SOA
16 30 (2.41%) Automated Testing
17 29 (2.33%) OO PHP
17 29 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1006 (80.93%) JavaScript
2 337 (27.11%) C#
3 253 (20.35%) SQL
4 214 (17.22%) Java
5 191 (15.37%) PHP
6 55 (4.42%) Python
7 35 (2.82%) Ruby
8 30 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 29 (2.33%) C++
10 28 (2.25%) Perl
11 23 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.13%) PHP5
13 14 (1.13%) Scala
14 13 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.97%) VB
16 11 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.88%) C
17 9 (0.72%) XPath
18 8 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (3.78%) Degree
2 43 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.32%) ISEB
6 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PMP
8 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.080%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.080%) CCIE
9 1 (0.080%) CCNP
9 1 (0.080%) CCNA
9 1 (0.080%) HNC
9 1 (0.080%) HND
9 1 (0.080%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.37%) QA
2 8 (0.64%) WCAG
3 4 (0.32%) SLA
4 3 (0.24%) WAI
4 3 (0.24%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.56%) VirtualBox
2 6 (0.48%) Docker
3 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Varnish
4 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.080%) vCloud
5 1 (0.080%) Postfix
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.080%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (0.97%) Puppet
2 11 (0.88%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.64%) TeamSite
4 6 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.080%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.080%) logstash
6 1 (0.080%) Ansible
6 1 (0.080%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.080%) Salt
6 1 (0.080%) Kibana
6 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.080%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 112 (9.01%) Adobe
2 100 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 77 (6.19%) Oracle
4 47 (3.78%) Google
5 32 (2.57%) HP
6 27 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 25 (2.01%) Apple
8 24 (1.93%) OpenText
9 21 (1.69%) Twitter
10 20 (1.61%) CA
10 20 (1.61%) Ektron
11 19 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.53%) RedDot
11 19 (1.53%) BMC
12 17 (1.37%) Zend
13 16 (1.29%) Cisco
14 14 (1.13%) Telerik
15 12 (0.97%) SAP
16 11 (0.88%) IBM
17 9 (0.72%) Facebook
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Rate: From £150 to £225 per day
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Interact Consulting
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