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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 591 673 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.90% 7.05% 5.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.11% 29.00% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 396 266
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 137 £350 +2.94% 60
Oxfordshire +15 86 £375 +66.66% 43
Surrey -4 82 £400 +6.66% 81
Buckinghamshire +1 74 £355 +9.23% 32
Kent +9 64 £338 +7.14% 30
Hampshire -25 60 £350 - 90
East Sussex +4 49 £345 +21.05% 26
West Sussex -7 31 £344 -1.78% 22
Middlesex -18 8 £400 -
Sussex +1 3 £413 +10.00%
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1198 (94.93%) HTML
2 1061 (84.07%) JavaScript
3 547 (43.34%) jQuery
4 492 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
5 475 (37.64%) HTML5
6 370 (29.32%) AngularJS
7 361 (28.61%) .NET
8 328 (25.99%) C#
9 326 (25.83%) CSS3
10 311 (24.64%) Front End Development
11 298 (23.61%) MVC
12 245 (19.41%) PHP
13 234 (18.54%) SQL
14 232 (18.38%) Java
15 224 (17.75%) ASP.NET
16 206 (16.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 203 (16.09%) XML
17 203 (16.09%) SQL Server
18 191 (15.13%) TDD
19 179 (14.18%) Git (software)
20 173 (13.71%) OO
21 156 (12.36%) User Experience
22 153 (12.12%) Ajax
23 150 (11.89%) Linux
23 150 (11.89%) Sass
24 145 (11.49%) Web Services
25 144 (11.41%) Scrum
26 143 (11.33%) Web Development
27 142 (11.25%) MySQL
28 136 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 107 (8.48%) Node.js
2 93 (7.37%) CMS
3 64 (5.07%) IIS
4 62 (4.91%) WebLogic
5 55 (4.36%) Apache
6 53 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.69%) WordPress
8 33 (2.61%) Drupal
9 29 (2.30%) WebSphere
10 28 (2.22%) Tomcat
11 23 (1.82%) Moodle
12 22 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (1.03%) Confluence
14 13 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (0.95%) JBoss
15 12 (0.95%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.87%) nginx
17 10 (0.79%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 92 (7.29%) Photoshop
2 38 (3.01%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (1.58%) MS Office
5 16 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.71%) GIMP
7 5 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.40%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.16%) InDesign
8 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 36 (2.85%) Magento
2 23 (1.82%) OpenText Process Suite
3 9 (0.71%) BigMachines
3 9 (0.71%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.32%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) Shopify
7 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 28 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.06%) SaaS
4 19 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.43%) GitHub
6 14 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 12 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.95%) Google Tag Manager
8 10 (0.79%) Office 365
9 6 (0.48%) PaaS
10 4 (0.32%) Heroku
11 3 (0.24%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.16%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.079%) IaaS
13 1 (0.079%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.96%) HTTP
2 38 (3.01%) Intranet
3 26 (2.06%) Internet
4 21 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.87%) Firewall
6 10 (0.79%) LDAP
7 7 (0.55%) MPLS
7 7 (0.55%) SMTP
7 7 (0.55%) VPN
8 6 (0.48%) BGP
8 6 (0.48%) DNS
8 6 (0.48%) FTP
8 6 (0.48%) IPsec
8 6 (0.48%) OSPF
9 5 (0.40%) LAN
9 5 (0.40%) SNMP
9 5 (0.40%) WAN
10 4 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 142 (11.25%) MySQL
3 82 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 51 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 50 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 50 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 48 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 18 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 16 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 179 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 119 (9.43%) Subversion
3 84 (6.66%) Visual Studio
4 69 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (5.15%) Grunt
6 54 (4.28%) gulp
7 44 (3.49%) Jenkins
8 42 (3.33%) JIRA
9 38 (3.01%) Ant
10 37 (2.93%) Eclipse
11 36 (2.85%) Maven
12 35 (2.77%) Jasmine
13 34 (2.69%) Toad
14 31 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
15 27 (2.14%) Axure RP
16 26 (2.06%) TeamCity
17 25 (1.98%) Cucumber
18 24 (1.90%) NUnit
19 21 (1.66%) Selenium
20 19 (1.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 127 (10.06%) Finance
2 63 (4.99%) Marketing
3 40 (3.17%) Retail
4 38 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.22%) Banking
6 18 (1.43%) Military
7 17 (1.35%) Publishing
8 12 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.48%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.40%) Electronics
11 5 (0.40%) Legal
12 4 (0.32%) Back Office
12 4 (0.32%) Billing
12 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
13 3 (0.24%) German Language
13 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.16%) Front Office
14 2 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 1058 (83.84%) Developer
2 271 (21.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 260 (20.60%) JavaScript Developer
4 193 (15.29%) .NET Developer
5 191 (15.13%) HTML Developer
6 170 (13.47%) Web Developer
7 167 (13.23%) HTML CSS Developer
8 155 (12.28%) C# Developer
9 126 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 113 (8.95%) PHP Developer
10 113 (8.95%) Senior Developer
11 104 (8.24%) Angular Developer
12 93 (7.37%) Java Developer
13 84 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 77 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
15 61 (4.83%) Designer
16 52 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 51 (4.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 49 (3.88%) UI Developer
19 41 (3.25%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1198 (94.93%) HTML
2 547 (43.34%) jQuery
3 475 (37.64%) HTML5
4 370 (29.32%) AngularJS
5 361 (28.61%) .NET
6 326 (25.83%) CSS3
7 224 (17.75%) ASP.NET
8 206 (16.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 203 (16.09%) XML
10 153 (12.12%) Ajax
11 150 (11.89%) Sass
12 145 (11.49%) Web Services
13 136 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 109 (8.64%) .NET Framework
15 93 (7.37%) Backbone.js
16 88 (6.97%) JSON
17 77 (6.10%) RESTful
18 76 (6.02%) Entity Framework
19 74 (5.86%) Spring
20 72 (5.71%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 156 (12.36%) User Experience
2 38 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (2.69%) Visualisation
4 32 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.51%) Animation
6 19 (1.51%) W3C
7 16 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 12 (0.95%) Social Media
10 10 (0.79%) NHS
11 9 (0.71%) Graphic Design
11 9 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.63%) Motion Graphics
13 7 (0.55%) Statistics
14 6 (0.48%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.48%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.40%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (11.89%) Linux
2 81 (6.42%) Windows
3 57 (4.52%) Unix
4 34 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.46%) Android
6 29 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.48%) AIX
13 5 (0.40%) Debian
13 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.40%) zOS
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.16%) CentOS
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (24.64%) Front End Development
3 298 (23.61%) MVC
4 191 (15.13%) TDD
5 173 (13.71%) OO
6 144 (11.41%) Scrum
7 143 (11.33%) Web Development
8 121 (9.59%) E-Commerce
9 109 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 80 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (5.71%) Unit Testing
12 65 (5.15%) BDD
13 62 (4.91%) Software Engineering
14 61 (4.83%) SDLC
15 60 (4.75%) Web Design
16 51 (4.04%) Workflow
17 48 (3.80%) Analytics
18 46 (3.65%) SEO
19 41 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (3.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1061 (84.07%) JavaScript
2 328 (25.99%) C#
3 245 (19.41%) PHP
4 234 (18.54%) SQL
5 232 (18.38%) Java
6 94 (7.45%) Python
7 62 (4.91%) PL/SQL
8 61 (4.83%) Shell Script
9 37 (2.93%) Ruby
10 33 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 26 (2.06%) Scala
12 25 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.82%) Jython
13 23 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 22 (1.74%) ES6
15 19 (1.51%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.43%) Perl
17 16 (1.27%) C
18 15 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (4.83%) Degree
2 38 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.63%) MCSD
6 6 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.48%) MCTS
7 5 (0.40%) CCNA
7 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.40%) MCAD
7 5 (0.40%) MCITP
8 3 (0.24%) CCNP
9 2 (0.16%) MCP
10 1 (0.079%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.079%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.079%) CCIE
10 1 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.079%) MCSE
10 1 (0.079%) PhD
10 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.58%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) HL7
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.24%) SDET
3 3 (0.24%) WCAG
4 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.63%) Docker
3 7 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.16%) Varnish
7 1 (0.079%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (0.71%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.32%) Puppet
3 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.16%) Cacti
4 2 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.16%) OpenView
4 2 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.079%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.079%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 118 (9.35%) Oracle
3 58 (4.60%) Adobe
4 38 (3.01%) Google
5 33 (2.61%) IBM
6 29 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.58%) Sitecore
8 17 (1.35%) Telerik
9 16 (1.27%) Twitter
9 16 (1.27%) Zend
10 14 (1.11%) Cisco
10 14 (1.11%) SAP
10 14 (1.11%) VMware
11 11 (0.87%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.71%) Siebel
13 7 (0.55%) hybris
14 6 (0.48%) ClickTale
14 6 (0.48%) HP
14 6 (0.48%) Nintex
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