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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 630 573 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.90% 6.13% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.35% 25.53% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 372 311
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.75 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.89 £32.54 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-29.65% +1.68%
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
2391 2244 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.00% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1404 1224
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 48
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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
West Sussex +18 143 £425 +21.42% 12
Hampshire +22 108 £325 +8.33% 49
Berkshire -25 92 £375 +8.69% 39
Surrey +6 87 £400 +11.11% 35
Buckinghamshire -12 59 £325 - 28
Oxfordshire -10 42 £350 +9.37% 27
East Sussex +5 40 £333 +10.83% 28
Kent +4 37 £330 +1.53% 21
Middlesex -1 12 £360 +14.28% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £350 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1154 (93.14%) HTML
2 941 (75.95%) JavaScript
3 522 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
4 516 (41.65%) HTML5
5 483 (38.98%) jQuery
6 372 (30.02%) CSS3
7 371 (29.94%) C#
8 361 (29.14%) Java
9 359 (28.97%) MVC
10 350 (28.25%) .NET
11 331 (26.72%) Web Development
12 305 (24.62%) AngularJS
13 258 (20.82%) Front End Development
14 253 (20.42%) PHP
15 234 (18.89%) ASP.NET
16 231 (18.64%) SQL
17 227 (18.32%) Git (software)
18 226 (18.24%) SQL Server
19 200 (16.14%) Ajax
19 200 (16.14%) Scrum
20 199 (16.06%) XML
21 196 (15.82%) Subversion
22 188 (15.17%) TDD
23 180 (14.53%) User Experience
24 175 (14.12%) Linux
25 168 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
26 166 (13.40%) Spring
27 159 (12.83%) Python
28 158 (12.75%) JSON
29 157 (12.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 108 (8.72%) Node.js
2 100 (8.07%) CMS
3 80 (6.46%) IIS
4 57 (4.60%) Confluence
5 53 (4.28%) Apache
6 50 (4.04%) Tomcat
7 48 (3.87%) SharePoint
8 40 (3.23%) WordPress
9 32 (2.58%) Drupal
10 22 (1.78%) JBoss
10 22 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 22 (1.78%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.05%) Joomla!
12 13 (1.05%) Moodle
13 12 (0.97%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.89%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 72 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.39%) Photoshop
3 41 (3.31%) MS Office
4 20 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.56%) GIMP
7 6 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.081%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (2.50%) Magento
2 8 (0.65%) OpenText Process Suite
3 5 (0.40%) BigMachines
3 5 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.16%) Shopify
7 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.081%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.45%) Google Analytics
5 17 (1.37%) SaaS
6 16 (1.29%) Office 365
7 11 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (0.73%) Google Tag Manager
9 7 (0.56%) GitHub
10 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.32%) Force.com
12 3 (0.24%) IaaS
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.16%) MailChimp
13 2 (0.16%) PaaS
13 2 (0.16%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.081%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 140 (11.30%) HTTP
2 32 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.94%) DNS
4 20 (1.61%) Internet
4 20 (1.61%) VPN
5 19 (1.53%) DHCP
5 19 (1.53%) IPsec
5 19 (1.53%) IPv6
5 19 (1.53%) Software-Defined Networking
6 18 (1.45%) Intranet
7 15 (1.21%) LDAP
8 14 (1.13%) Network Security
9 13 (1.05%) SMTP
10 12 (0.97%) BGP
11 9 (0.73%) SNMP
12 7 (0.56%) FTP
13 4 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (0.32%) Firewall
13 4 (0.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 117 (9.44%) MySQL
3 113 (9.12%) Relational Database
4 57 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 44 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 30 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.89%) MS Access
15 9 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.73%) GIS
15 9 (0.73%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.65%) Big Data
16 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 227 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 196 (15.82%) Subversion
3 129 (10.41%) Jenkins
4 101 (8.15%) JUnit
5 93 (7.51%) Visual Studio
6 67 (5.41%) JIRA
7 55 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 52 (4.20%) Selenium
9 46 (3.71%) Grunt
10 32 (2.58%) Jasmine
11 30 (2.42%) Maven
12 29 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
13 28 (2.26%) gulp
13 28 (2.26%) NUnit
14 26 (2.10%) Eclipse
15 22 (1.78%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.69%) Cucumber
17 19 (1.53%) Ant
18 18 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
19 14 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 107 (8.64%) Finance
2 51 (4.12%) Marketing
3 37 (2.99%) Publishing
4 31 (2.50%) Banking
5 29 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.61%) Retail
7 8 (0.65%) Military
8 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.48%) German Language
10 3 (0.24%) Back Office
10 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.16%) Advertising
11 2 (0.16%) French Language
11 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.16%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.081%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.081%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 995 (80.31%) Developer
2 229 (18.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 213 (17.19%) JavaScript Developer
4 191 (15.42%) .NET Developer
5 153 (12.35%) Web Developer
6 145 (11.70%) Java Developer
7 144 (11.62%) C# Developer
8 142 (11.46%) HTML Developer
9 124 (10.01%) HTML CSS Developer
10 118 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 105 (8.47%) PHP Developer
12 94 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 88 (7.10%) Senior Developer
14 80 (6.46%) Angular Developer
15 79 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
16 73 (5.89%) Scala Developer
17 69 (5.57%) Designer
18 52 (4.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 50 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 45 (3.63%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1154 (93.14%) HTML
2 516 (41.65%) HTML5
3 483 (38.98%) jQuery
4 372 (30.02%) CSS3
5 350 (28.25%) .NET
6 305 (24.62%) AngularJS
7 234 (18.89%) ASP.NET
8 200 (16.14%) Ajax
9 199 (16.06%) XML
10 168 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 166 (13.40%) Spring
12 158 (12.75%) JSON
13 157 (12.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 152 (12.27%) REST
14 152 (12.27%) Web Services
15 111 (8.96%) .NET Framework
15 111 (8.96%) RESTful
16 105 (8.47%) Sass
17 103 (8.31%) Django
18 91 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 180 (14.53%) User Experience
2 49 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.02%) Digital Media
7 20 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.05%) Animation
12 12 (0.97%) W3C
13 9 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (0.73%) Social Media
14 8 (0.65%) iPad
15 7 (0.56%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.56%) e-Learning
15 7 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
16 5 (0.40%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.40%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 175 (14.12%) Linux
2 111 (8.96%) Windows
3 50 (4.04%) Unix
4 47 (3.79%) Windows Server
5 39 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (2.42%) Android
7 24 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 17 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.89%) zOS
11 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.32%) Debian
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.16%) CentOS
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (28.97%) MVC
3 331 (26.72%) Web Development
4 258 (20.82%) Front End Development
5 200 (16.14%) Scrum
6 188 (15.17%) TDD
7 145 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
8 140 (11.30%) Responsive Web Design
9 133 (10.73%) Open Source
10 115 (9.28%) Web Design
11 101 (8.15%) Automated Testing
12 99 (7.99%) E-Commerce
13 95 (7.67%) OO
14 75 (6.05%) Software Engineering
15 72 (5.81%) BDD
16 71 (5.73%) Mentoring
17 63 (5.08%) Workflow
18 61 (4.92%) SDLC
19 59 (4.76%) Content Management
20 56 (4.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 941 (75.95%) JavaScript
2 371 (29.94%) C#
3 361 (29.14%) Java
4 253 (20.42%) PHP
5 231 (18.64%) SQL
6 159 (12.83%) Python
7 124 (10.01%) Ruby
8 109 (8.80%) Scala
9 57 (4.60%) T-SQL
10 55 (4.44%) VB
11 53 (4.28%) PL/SQL
12 38 (3.07%) C++
13 37 (2.99%) C
14 33 (2.66%) PowerShell
15 25 (2.02%) VB6
16 21 (1.69%) VB.NET
17 19 (1.53%) Perl
18 17 (1.37%) ES6
19 16 (1.29%) Shell Script
20 14 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (7.10%) Degree
2 54 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.61%) MCSD
6 15 (1.21%) MCSE
7 12 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.97%) MCSA
8 6 (0.48%) ISEB
9 4 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.32%) MCAD
9 4 (0.32%) MCITP
9 4 (0.32%) MCTS
10 2 (0.16%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.081%) CCNP
11 1 (0.081%) CCVP
11 1 (0.081%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.081%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.081%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.13%) QA
2 8 (0.65%) SLA
3 4 (0.32%) WCAG
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.24%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.16%) Varnish
6 1 (0.081%) Docker
6 1 (0.081%) KVM
6 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (0.97%) Puppet
3 6 (0.48%) SCOM
4 5 (0.40%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.24%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.16%) cPanel
6 2 (0.16%) logstash
7 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.081%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.081%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 131 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.12%) Oracle
3 95 (7.67%) Google
4 58 (4.68%) Adobe
5 39 (3.15%) Red Hat
6 24 (1.94%) IBM
6 24 (1.94%) Zend
7 17 (1.37%) EPiServer
7 17 (1.37%) Telerik
8 15 (1.21%) Sitecore
9 11 (0.89%) FatWire
9 11 (0.89%) SAP
9 11 (0.89%) Twitter
10 10 (0.81%) ESRI
10 10 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.73%) VMware
12 8 (0.65%) hybris
12 8 (0.65%) Remedy
13 5 (0.40%) Siebel
14 4 (0.32%) Cisco
South East
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
g2 Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £1000 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago