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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 535 490 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.76% 5.68% 6.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.58% 21.94% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 285 322
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
2269 2233 2458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.89% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1270 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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
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 18 September 2014. 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 -5 149 £350 - 74
Hampshire -5 96 £325 - 88
Surrey +21 87 £325 -5.10% 72
East Sussex -6 50 £250 -16.66% 26
Buckinghamshire +4 45 £350 +7.69% 27
Oxfordshire -9 38 £300 -4.95% 35
West Sussex +11 31 £300 -11.76% 10
Kent -1 21 £235 -21.66% 20
Middlesex -9 6 £350 +12.00% 2
Home Counties -9 6 £413 +17.85%
Isle of Wight - 2 - - 3
M4 Corridor - 2 £300 -
Sussex - - - - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 966 (91.83%) HTML
2 827 (78.61%) JavaScript
3 444 (42.21%) jQuery
4 355 (33.75%) HTML5
5 350 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
6 310 (29.47%) .NET
7 290 (27.57%) MVC
8 261 (24.81%) C#
9 258 (24.52%) CSS3
10 226 (21.48%) ASP.NET
11 219 (20.82%) SQL Server
11 219 (20.82%) Ajax
12 197 (18.73%) PHP
13 196 (18.63%) SQL
14 183 (17.40%) XML
15 169 (16.06%) Java
16 168 (15.97%) MySQL
17 145 (13.78%) User Experience
18 140 (13.31%) OO
19 128 (12.17%) Web Development
20 126 (11.98%) AngularJS
21 124 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
22 123 (11.69%) Photoshop
23 120 (11.41%) Scrum
24 114 (10.84%) Web Services
24 114 (10.84%) Linux
25 102 (9.70%) Subversion
26 99 (9.41%) TDD
26 99 (9.41%) Microsoft
27 97 (9.22%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 96 (9.13%) CMS
2 73 (6.94%) Apache
3 58 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 51 (4.85%) Node.js
5 48 (4.56%) Tomcat
6 40 (3.80%) IIS
7 38 (3.61%) WordPress
8 30 (2.85%) Drupal
9 28 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 28 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (1.71%) Confluence
11 17 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.33%) Joomla!
12 14 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.95%) TeamSite
16 9 (0.86%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 123 (11.69%) Photoshop
2 79 (7.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (2.19%) MS Excel
4 20 (1.90%) MS Office
5 19 (1.81%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (1.52%) Fireworks
7 11 (1.05%) InfoPath
7 11 (1.05%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.38%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
10 1 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.095%) FastStats
10 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.095%) MS Project
10 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.095%) SPSS
10 1 (0.095%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 21 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.86%) Magento
3 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.48%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.095%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.81%) SaaS
3 12 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 10 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.19%) Force.com
7 2 (0.19%) Heroku
7 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.19%) Office 365
8 1 (0.095%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.85%) Internet
2 43 (4.09%) HTTP
3 19 (1.81%) Intranet
4 17 (1.62%) FTP
5 10 (0.95%) DNS
5 10 (0.95%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.95%) SSH
6 6 (0.57%) SNMP
7 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.48%) Firewall
7 5 (0.48%) Telnet
8 4 (0.38%) VPN
8 4 (0.38%) SSL
9 3 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.19%) AMQP
10 2 (0.19%) MPLS
10 2 (0.19%) OSPF
10 2 (0.19%) BGP
10 2 (0.19%) DVB
10 2 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 168 (15.97%) MySQL
3 59 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 49 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.71%) Redis
10 17 (1.62%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.43%) Big Data
13 12 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.86%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.57%) DB2
16 6 (0.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 102 (9.70%) Subversion
2 90 (8.56%) Git (software)
3 53 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (4.94%) Visual Studio
5 40 (3.80%) JUnit
6 36 (3.42%) JIRA
7 31 (2.95%) Eclipse
8 30 (2.85%) Axure RP
9 28 (2.66%) Selenium
10 26 (2.47%) Maven
11 25 (2.38%) Grunt
12 23 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
13 21 (2.00%) Jenkins
13 21 (2.00%) Jasmine
14 18 (1.71%) Ant
14 18 (1.71%) NUnit
15 14 (1.33%) PHPUnit
15 14 (1.33%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.33%) Mockito
16 11 (1.05%) RSpec
General
1 78 (7.41%) Finance
2 48 (4.56%) Marketing
3 45 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.52%) Retail
5 18 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.71%) Advertising
6 14 (1.33%) Banking
6 14 (1.33%) Electronics
7 10 (0.95%) Legal
8 7 (0.67%) Publishing
9 6 (0.57%) Games
10 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.29%) Back Office
11 3 (0.29%) Automotive
11 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Front Office
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.095%) Billing
13 1 (0.095%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.095%) German Language
Job Titles
1 859 (81.65%) Developer
2 199 (18.92%) Front-End Developer
3 180 (17.11%) Web Developer
4 147 (13.97%) .NET Developer
5 106 (10.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 89 (8.46%) PHP Developer
7 78 (7.41%) Designer
8 76 (7.22%) C# Developer
9 66 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 65 (6.18%) Java Developer
11 59 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 54 (5.13%) Consultant
13 52 (4.94%) Senior Developer
14 40 (3.80%) Front-End Web Developer
15 39 (3.71%) User Experience Designer
16 35 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 35 (3.33%) UI Developer
17 32 (3.04%) UI Programmer
18 27 (2.57%) Programmer
19 24 (2.28%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 966 (91.83%) HTML
2 444 (42.21%) jQuery
3 355 (33.75%) HTML5
4 310 (29.47%) .NET
5 258 (24.52%) CSS3
6 226 (21.48%) ASP.NET
7 219 (20.82%) Ajax
8 183 (17.40%) XML
9 126 (11.98%) AngularJS
10 124 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 114 (10.84%) Web Services
12 97 (9.22%) JSON
13 95 (9.03%) .NET Framework
14 72 (6.84%) XHTML
15 70 (6.65%) JSP
15 70 (6.65%) Spring
16 68 (6.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 68 (6.46%) Backbone.js
17 62 (5.89%) WCF
18 55 (5.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 145 (13.78%) User Experience
2 54 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 52 (4.94%) Open Source
4 49 (4.66%) W3C
5 40 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.76%) Graphic Design
8 22 (2.09%) E-Learning
9 20 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.52%) Wiki
11 15 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.33%) SCORM
13 12 (1.14%) iPad
14 11 (1.05%) DTV
14 11 (1.05%) Web 2.0
15 10 (0.95%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.86%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.86%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.86%) Social Media
17 8 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (10.84%) Linux
2 93 (8.84%) Windows
3 69 (6.56%) UNIX
4 31 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.47%) Android
6 17 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.67%) CentOS
9 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.57%) Debian
10 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.48%) Solaris
11 4 (0.38%) AIX
11 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (27.57%) MVC
3 140 (13.31%) OO
4 128 (12.17%) Web Development
5 120 (11.41%) Scrum
6 99 (9.41%) TDD
7 92 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 89 (8.46%) E-Commerce
9 79 (7.51%) Unit Testing
10 75 (7.13%) Web Design
11 60 (5.70%) OOP
12 49 (4.66%) BDD
13 39 (3.71%) CRM
14 38 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (2.85%) Workflow
16 29 (2.76%) Content Management
17 28 (2.66%) SEO
17 28 (2.66%) Software Engineering
17 28 (2.66%) User Experience Design
18 26 (2.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 827 (78.61%) JavaScript
2 261 (24.81%) C#
3 197 (18.73%) PHP
4 196 (18.63%) SQL
5 169 (16.06%) Java
6 51 (4.85%) T-SQL
7 44 (4.18%) VB.NET
8 28 (2.66%) Python
8 28 (2.66%) Ruby
9 26 (2.47%) PHP5
10 19 (1.81%) C++
10 19 (1.81%) Perl
11 16 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.43%) ActionScript
13 11 (1.05%) C
14 10 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
16 7 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (5.70%) Degree
2 28 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.29%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.19%) MCPD
6 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.095%) MCP
7 1 (0.095%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.76%) WCAG
1 8 (0.76%) QA
2 4 (0.38%) HL7
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (0.86%) VirtualBox
2 7 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.57%) Docker
4 3 (0.29%) vCloud
4 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.29%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (0.86%) Puppet
1 9 (0.86%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.29%) Ansible
3 2 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.095%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.095%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 99 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.03%) Adobe
3 55 (5.23%) Oracle
4 30 (2.85%) Zend
5 19 (1.81%) hybris
6 18 (1.71%) Google
7 15 (1.43%) Twitter
8 14 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.33%) JBoss
8 14 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.14%) IBM
11 10 (0.95%) Cisco
11 10 (0.95%) SAP
11 10 (0.95%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.86%) Telerik
13 7 (0.67%) Sencha
14 6 (0.57%) Ektron
14 6 (0.57%) Facebook
14 6 (0.57%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day - 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Searchability.co.uk
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago