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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 601 638 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.76% 6.80% 6.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.78% 24.97% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 401 432
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £22.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.10 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £29.80 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -37.31%
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
2018 2555 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 27.21% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1642 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 77 43
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.10 £16.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Berkshire +12 154 £388 +5.44% 48
Hampshire +20 130 £425 +29.77% 63
Oxfordshire -1 61 £375 +15.38% 39
Buckinghamshire +8 51 £325 -7.80% 25
Surrey -10 50 £380 -8.98% 30
East Sussex -2 49 £300 -11.11% 23
West Sussex +7 48 £410 +19.70% 19
Middlesex +12 24 £375 +7.14% 3
Kent -11 21 £350 +4.08% 14
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Sussex -1 1 - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1116 (90.95%) HTML
2 905 (73.76%) JavaScript
3 488 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
4 433 (35.29%) HTML5
5 405 (33.01%) jQuery
6 367 (29.91%) CSS3
7 347 (28.28%) .NET
8 332 (27.06%) AngularJS
9 312 (25.43%) C#
10 301 (24.53%) Web Development
11 278 (22.66%) Front End Development
12 256 (20.86%) SQL
13 250 (20.37%) MVC
14 232 (18.91%) ASP.NET
15 229 (18.66%) SQL Server
16 204 (16.63%) XML
16 204 (16.63%) Git (software)
17 202 (16.46%) Java
18 192 (15.65%) Scrum
19 189 (15.40%) User Experience
20 186 (15.16%) Web Services
21 173 (14.10%) PHP
22 171 (13.94%) TDD
23 152 (12.39%) Ajax
23 152 (12.39%) Sass
24 140 (11.41%) Linux
25 132 (10.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 132 (10.76%) Node.js
26 129 (10.51%) Oracle
27 118 (9.62%) MySQL

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
1 118 (9.62%) CMS
2 65 (5.30%) IIS
3 47 (3.83%) Apache
4 41 (3.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 39 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 35 (2.85%) Umbraco
7 32 (2.61%) Tomcat
8 31 (2.53%) WordPress
9 22 (1.79%) Drupal
10 21 (1.71%) Confluence
11 20 (1.63%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (1.55%) WebLogic
13 18 (1.47%) JBoss
14 16 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (1.14%) Moodle
15 14 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.90%) Mule
16 11 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 74 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 46 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (1.63%) MS Office
6 17 (1.39%) Fireworks
7 13 (1.06%) InDesign
8 6 (0.49%) GIMP
9 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.16%) Edge Animate
11 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.081%) InVision
12 1 (0.081%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 30 (2.44%) Magento
2 18 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.65%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.081%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.081%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.081%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.081%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.71%) GitHub
4 15 (1.22%) SaaS
5 10 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.73%) Office 365
7 6 (0.49%) Boomi
7 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.41%) PaaS
9 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.16%) IaaS
11 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.081%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.081%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.081%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.65%) HTTP
2 17 (1.39%) FTP
2 17 (1.39%) Internet
3 14 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.06%) SSL
5 11 (0.90%) SNMP
6 10 (0.81%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.73%) Network Security
8 8 (0.65%) DNS
8 8 (0.65%) SSH
8 8 (0.65%) Telnet
9 7 (0.57%) LDAP
10 4 (0.33%) Firewall
11 3 (0.24%) Intranet
11 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.16%) LAN
12 2 (0.16%) RTP
12 2 (0.16%) VoIP
12 2 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (18.66%) SQL Server
2 118 (9.62%) MySQL
3 81 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 61 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 59 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 49 (3.99%) Oracle Database
7 34 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 32 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 26 (2.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 26 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 20 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (1.14%) DB2
14 14 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.90%) MS Access
16 10 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 204 (16.63%) Git (software)
2 94 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (5.95%) Subversion
4 65 (5.30%) Grunt
5 59 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 55 (4.48%) Visual Studio
7 42 (3.42%) Bower
8 33 (2.69%) JUnit
8 33 (2.69%) Oracle APEX
9 32 (2.61%) TeamCity
10 31 (2.53%) gulp
10 31 (2.53%) JIRA
11 30 (2.44%) Axure RP
11 30 (2.44%) Jasmine
12 27 (2.20%) Eclipse
12 27 (2.20%) Selenium
13 25 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
14 24 (1.96%) Maven
15 17 (1.39%) Ant
15 17 (1.39%) NuGet
General
1 96 (7.82%) Finance
2 81 (6.60%) Marketing
3 36 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.44%) Publishing
5 20 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.55%) Advertising
7 18 (1.47%) Electronics
8 17 (1.39%) Military
9 16 (1.30%) Retail
10 12 (0.98%) Legal
11 9 (0.73%) Local Government
12 7 (0.57%) Games
13 6 (0.49%) Back Office
14 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.24%) Banking
15 3 (0.24%) French Language
15 3 (0.24%) German Language
15 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 984 (80.20%) Developer
2 265 (21.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 176 (14.34%) .NET Developer
4 156 (12.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 118 (9.62%) Web Developer
6 104 (8.48%) HTML Developer
7 96 (7.82%) C# Developer
8 93 (7.58%) Designer
9 91 (7.42%) HTML CSS Developer
10 89 (7.25%) Java Developer
11 86 (7.01%) Angular Developer
12 84 (6.85%) PHP Developer
13 69 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
14 60 (4.89%) UI Developer
15 52 (4.24%) UX Designer
16 51 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
16 51 (4.16%) Senior Developer
17 45 (3.67%) Agile Developer
18 39 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
19 35 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1116 (90.95%) HTML
2 433 (35.29%) HTML5
3 405 (33.01%) jQuery
4 367 (29.91%) CSS3
5 347 (28.28%) .NET
6 332 (27.06%) AngularJS
7 232 (18.91%) ASP.NET
8 204 (16.63%) XML
9 186 (15.16%) Web Services
10 152 (12.39%) Ajax
10 152 (12.39%) Sass
11 132 (10.76%) Node.js
11 132 (10.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 114 (9.29%) JSON
13 100 (8.15%) RESTful
14 88 (7.17%) LESS
15 87 (7.09%) React
16 85 (6.93%) Spring
17 76 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 72 (5.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 189 (15.40%) User Experience
2 43 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 32 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.61%) N-Tier
5 24 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 20 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 12 (0.98%) W3C
10 11 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.81%) Animation
12 9 (0.73%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.73%) Copywriting
12 9 (0.73%) Social Media
13 7 (0.57%) iPad
14 6 (0.49%) Graphic Design
15 5 (0.41%) CMDB
16 3 (0.24%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 140 (11.41%) Linux
2 88 (7.17%) Windows
3 37 (3.02%) Unix
4 30 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (1.87%) Android
5 23 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (1.06%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.81%) AIX
11 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.41%) Solaris
13 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.081%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (24.53%) Web Development
3 278 (22.66%) Front End Development
4 250 (20.37%) MVC
5 192 (15.65%) Scrum
6 171 (13.94%) TDD
7 116 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (9.13%) E-Commerce
9 95 (7.74%) Kanban
10 83 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 79 (6.44%) OO
12 70 (5.70%) BDD
13 68 (5.54%) Web Design
14 67 (5.46%) Wireframes
15 66 (5.38%) OOP
16 65 (5.30%) Open Source
17 58 (4.73%) Software Engineering
18 56 (4.56%) Prototyping
19 53 (4.32%) SDLC
20 49 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 905 (73.76%) JavaScript
2 312 (25.43%) C#
3 256 (20.86%) SQL
4 202 (16.46%) Java
5 173 (14.10%) PHP
6 69 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 65 (5.30%) Python
8 61 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 49 (3.99%) T-SQL
10 46 (3.75%) Scala
11 41 (3.34%) Ruby
12 38 (3.10%) Perl
12 38 (3.10%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.79%) C++
14 20 (1.63%) C
14 20 (1.63%) VB
15 17 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.30%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.22%) VB6
17 15 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 69 (5.62%) Degree
3 61 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.49%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.41%) MCTS
8 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) CCNA
9 2 (0.16%) CCNP
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.081%) CCDA
10 1 (0.081%) CCDP
10 1 (0.081%) CCVP
10 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.081%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.18%) QA
2 14 (1.14%) SLA
3 6 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.24%) WCAG
5 2 (0.16%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.081%) SDET
6 1 (0.081%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (1.87%) Docker
2 14 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.24%) Xen
6 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.081%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.081%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.65%) Puppet
3 7 (0.57%) TeamSite
4 6 (0.49%) Ansible
5 5 (0.41%) logstash
5 5 (0.41%) SCOM
5 5 (0.41%) WMI
6 4 (0.33%) Kibana
6 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.081%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.081%) Grafana
8 1 (0.081%) SCCM
Vendors
1 129 (10.51%) Oracle
2 113 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.56%) Adobe
4 46 (3.75%) Sitecore
5 30 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 26 (2.12%) SAP
7 21 (1.71%) IBM
7 21 (1.71%) VMware
8 20 (1.63%) Xamarin
9 19 (1.55%) Google
10 15 (1.22%) EPiServer
11 10 (0.81%) hybris
12 8 (0.65%) AppDynamics
12 8 (0.65%) BMC
12 8 (0.65%) Splunk
13 7 (0.57%) Dell
13 7 (0.57%) Ektron
14 6 (0.49%) Citrix
14 6 (0.49%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.41%) HP
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