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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 562 671 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.34% 7.02% 5.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.82% 26.80% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 437 307
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.50 £30.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £50.00 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
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
2359 2504 2158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.63% 26.18% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1591 1205
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 36 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +9 117 £340 +10.56% 95
West Sussex +4 92 £400 +8.84% 20
Berkshire -17 89 £375 +15.38% 55
Surrey -10 61 £369 -7.81% 28
Buckinghamshire +1 59 £338 +12.50% 21
Oxfordshire -15 48 £375 - 31
East Sussex +3 41 £350 +14.75% 27
Kent 0 27 £310 -8.14% 5
Middlesex -11 11 £360 +30.90% 1
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1152 (92.31%) HTML
2 901 (72.20%) JavaScript
3 528 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 514 (41.19%) HTML5
5 466 (37.34%) jQuery
6 400 (32.05%) CSS3
7 394 (31.57%) C#
8 381 (30.53%) MVC
9 373 (29.89%) .NET
10 337 (27.00%) Web Development
11 335 (26.84%) Java
12 275 (22.04%) AngularJS
13 272 (21.79%) SQL Server
13 272 (21.79%) ASP.NET
14 265 (21.23%) SQL
15 239 (19.15%) PHP
16 234 (18.75%) Front End Development
17 225 (18.03%) Git (software)
18 223 (17.87%) Scrum
19 216 (17.31%) Ajax
20 207 (16.59%) XML
21 187 (14.98%) Subversion
22 178 (14.26%) JSON
23 175 (14.02%) TDD
24 173 (13.86%) User Experience
25 172 (13.78%) Web Services
26 171 (13.70%) Spring
26 171 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
27 167 (13.38%) Linux
28 156 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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
1 121 (9.70%) CMS
2 77 (6.17%) IIS
3 55 (4.41%) Confluence
4 51 (4.09%) SharePoint
5 45 (3.61%) WordPress
6 43 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 41 (3.29%) Apache
8 29 (2.32%) Drupal
9 24 (1.92%) JBoss
9 24 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.28%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.12%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.96%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.64%) EPiServer CMS
16 8 (0.64%) Joomla!
16 8 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 85 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.53%) Photoshop
3 38 (3.04%) MS Office
4 22 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.80%) InDesign
7 4 (0.32%) GIMP
7 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.080%) InVision
Business Applications
1 35 (2.80%) Magento
2 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.16%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.16%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.080%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.080%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.080%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.20%) Office 365
3 15 (1.20%) SaaS
4 12 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.80%) GitHub
6 8 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.40%) Force.com
7 5 (0.40%) IaaS
7 5 (0.40%) PaaS
8 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.080%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.080%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.080%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.080%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.080%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.080%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 149 (11.94%) HTTP
2 28 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.08%) DNS
4 21 (1.68%) VPN
5 20 (1.60%) DHCP
5 20 (1.60%) Internet
5 20 (1.60%) IPsec
5 20 (1.60%) IPv6
5 20 (1.60%) Software-Defined Networking
6 19 (1.52%) Network Security
7 14 (1.12%) LDAP
8 13 (1.04%) BGP
9 11 (0.88%) SNMP
10 10 (0.80%) SMTP
11 8 (0.64%) Intranet
12 7 (0.56%) FTP
13 5 (0.40%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.32%) SSL
15 3 (0.24%) Firewall
15 3 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 114 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 113 (9.05%) MySQL
4 60 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 53 (4.25%) NoSQL
6 41 (3.29%) Oracle Database
7 32 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (0.96%) MS Access
13 12 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 225 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 187 (14.98%) Subversion
3 127 (10.18%) Jenkins
4 108 (8.65%) JUnit
5 96 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 68 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 62 (4.97%) JIRA
8 52 (4.17%) Selenium
9 48 (3.85%) Grunt
10 31 (2.48%) NUnit
11 29 (2.32%) Jasmine
12 26 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 25 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
14 19 (1.52%) gulp
14 19 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (1.44%) Maven
15 18 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
16 17 (1.36%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.04%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.04%) Moq
General
1 91 (7.29%) Finance
2 68 (5.45%) Marketing
3 37 (2.96%) Publishing
4 27 (2.16%) Banking
4 27 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.04%) Military
6 11 (0.88%) Retail
7 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.32%) Back Office
9 4 (0.32%) German Language
10 3 (0.24%) Electronics
10 3 (0.24%) Games
10 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.16%) Advertising
11 2 (0.16%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Local Government
11 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.080%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.080%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1012 (81.09%) Developer
2 220 (17.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 197 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 177 (14.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 144 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 139 (11.14%) Web Developer
7 135 (10.82%) Java Developer
8 127 (10.18%) HTML Developer
9 115 (9.21%) HTML CSS Developer
10 113 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 102 (8.17%) PHP Developer
12 91 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 78 (6.25%) Scala Developer
14 72 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
14 72 (5.77%) Senior Developer
15 70 (5.61%) Designer
16 63 (5.05%) Angular Developer
17 55 (4.41%) UI Developer
18 53 (4.25%) Agile Developer
19 43 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1152 (92.31%) HTML
2 514 (41.19%) HTML5
3 466 (37.34%) jQuery
4 400 (32.05%) CSS3
5 373 (29.89%) .NET
6 275 (22.04%) AngularJS
7 272 (21.79%) ASP.NET
8 216 (17.31%) Ajax
9 207 (16.59%) XML
10 178 (14.26%) JSON
11 172 (13.78%) Web Services
12 171 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 171 (13.70%) Spring
13 155 (12.42%) REST
14 129 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 114 (9.13%) Sass
16 112 (8.97%) RESTful
17 102 (8.17%) Node.js
18 101 (8.09%) Django
19 96 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 173 (13.86%) User Experience
2 45 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.40%) Digital Media
5 29 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 16 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.20%) W3C
10 10 (0.80%) iPad
10 10 (0.80%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.64%) e-Learning
11 8 (0.64%) Social Media
12 7 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (0.48%) Animation
13 6 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 167 (13.38%) Linux
2 116 (9.29%) Windows
3 47 (3.77%) Unix
4 37 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (2.24%) Android
7 21 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 18 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.64%) zOS
14 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.32%) AIX
16 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.080%) Solaris
17 1 (0.080%) VMS
17 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (30.53%) MVC
3 337 (27.00%) Web Development
4 234 (18.75%) Front End Development
5 223 (17.87%) Scrum
6 175 (14.02%) TDD
7 156 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 139 (11.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 135 (10.82%) Open Source
10 129 (10.34%) Web Design
11 112 (8.97%) Automated Testing
12 105 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 88 (7.05%) OO
14 70 (5.61%) Kanban
15 69 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 69 (5.53%) SDLC
16 68 (5.45%) BDD
16 68 (5.45%) Content Management
17 67 (5.37%) Configuration Management
18 64 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 901 (72.20%) JavaScript
2 394 (31.57%) C#
3 335 (26.84%) Java
4 265 (21.23%) SQL
5 239 (19.15%) PHP
6 148 (11.86%) Python
7 123 (9.86%) Ruby
8 118 (9.46%) Scala
9 79 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 67 (5.37%) PL/SQL
11 64 (5.13%) VB
12 37 (2.96%) C++
13 36 (2.88%) VB6
14 34 (2.72%) C
15 31 (2.48%) VB.NET
16 29 (2.32%) PowerShell
17 25 (2.00%) Perl
18 15 (1.20%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.20%) TypeScript
19 14 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (6.49%) Degree
2 77 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 65 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.20%) MCSD
5 15 (1.20%) MCSE
6 14 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.04%) MCSA
8 6 (0.48%) ISEB
9 4 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.16%) CCNA
10 2 (0.16%) CCNP
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.080%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.080%) CCDA
11 1 (0.080%) CCDP
11 1 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.080%) MCP
11 1 (0.080%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.20%) SLA
2 12 (0.96%) QA
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.080%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 17 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.48%) Docker
4 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.16%) Varnish
7 1 (0.080%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.080%) vSphere
7 1 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (1.12%) Puppet
3 7 (0.56%) SCOM
4 6 (0.48%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.24%) Ansible
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.16%) cPanel
6 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.16%) logstash
6 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.080%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.080%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 140 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 121 (9.70%) Oracle
3 90 (7.21%) Google
4 43 (3.45%) Adobe
5 33 (2.64%) EPiServer
6 32 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 30 (2.40%) Sitecore
8 17 (1.36%) Zend
9 16 (1.28%) IBM
10 14 (1.12%) VMware
11 11 (0.88%) ESRI
12 10 (0.80%) FatWire
13 9 (0.72%) hybris
13 9 (0.72%) Telerik
14 8 (0.64%) Citrix
14 8 (0.64%) Twitter
15 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.56%) SAP
16 6 (0.48%) Remedy
17 5 (0.40%) Northgate
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