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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 29 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 567 511 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.01% 5.72% 6.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.85% 24.10% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 306 262
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 40
Average hourly rate £35.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -4.28%
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
2282 2120 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.17% 23.72% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1212 1058
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 123
Average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
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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 +5 161 £345 -1.42% 64
Buckinghamshire +6 96 £325 - 35
Surrey +3 68 £350 -7.28% 52
Hampshire -13 67 £300 -4.76% 76
Oxfordshire +4 63 £320 +3.64% 56
West Sussex 0 41 £350 +16.66% 19
East Sussex -2 39 £300 +3.44% 23
Kent +16 28 £325 -0.38% 21
Middlesex +6 8 £315 - 2
Sussex - 1 £350 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1152 (93.58%) HTML
2 977 (79.37%) JavaScript
3 529 (42.97%) jQuery
4 445 (36.15%) HTML5
5 411 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
6 395 (32.09%) .NET
7 357 (29.00%) CSS3
8 344 (27.94%) C#
9 320 (26.00%) ASP.NET
10 305 (24.78%) MVC
11 254 (20.63%) SQL
12 231 (18.77%) AngularJS
13 227 (18.44%) OO
14 213 (17.30%) Java
15 208 (16.90%) SQL Server
15 208 (16.90%) XML
16 200 (16.25%) Web Development
17 199 (16.17%) Web Services
18 198 (16.08%) PHP
19 188 (15.27%) CMS
20 182 (14.78%) User Experience
21 181 (14.70%) TDD
22 158 (12.84%) Ajax
23 149 (12.10%) Scrum
24 139 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
25 132 (10.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 122 (9.91%) MySQL
27 118 (9.59%) Git (software)
28 117 (9.50%) Content Management
29 115 (9.34%) Linux

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 188 (15.27%) CMS
2 75 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 60 (4.87%) Node.js
4 54 (4.39%) IIS
5 52 (4.22%) Drupal
6 46 (3.74%) Apache
7 39 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (2.92%) Tomcat
9 31 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 22 (1.79%) WordPress
11 22 (1.79%) WebSphere
12 21 (1.71%) JBoss
12 21 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (1.46%) Umbraco
14 13 (1.06%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.65%) Kentico
18 7 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 91 (7.39%) Photoshop
2 39 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (2.84%) MS Excel
4 33 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (1.38%) MS Office
6 11 (0.89%) InDesign
6 11 (0.89%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.57%) GIMP
8 5 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.081%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (1.71%) Magento
2 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.16%) Tridion
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.49%) SaaS
5 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.32%) Office 365
5 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.32%) Google Checkout
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.081%) Veeva
7 1 (0.081%) GitHub
7 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.081%) Yammer
7 1 (0.081%) Force.com
7 1 (0.081%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.82%) Intranet
2 46 (3.74%) Internet
3 43 (3.49%) HTTP
4 12 (0.97%) Network Security
5 9 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.41%) DNS
7 3 (0.24%) Extranet
7 3 (0.24%) VPN
7 3 (0.24%) Firewall
7 3 (0.24%) Skype
8 2 (0.16%) MVNO
8 2 (0.16%) Wireless
8 2 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.16%) LDAP
8 2 (0.16%) SSL
9 1 (0.081%) SAN
9 1 (0.081%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.081%) DSL
9 1 (0.081%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.91%) MySQL
3 58 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 37 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.46%) NoSQL
10 15 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.22%) Big Data
11 13 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.97%) DB2
13 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.65%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.41%) PerformancePoint
18 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 118 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 113 (9.18%) Visual Studio
3 86 (6.99%) Subversion
4 64 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (4.06%) Axure RP
6 42 (3.41%) Selenium
7 35 (2.84%) Maven
7 35 (2.84%) Grunt
8 33 (2.68%) JUnit
9 32 (2.60%) Jenkins
10 31 (2.52%) NUnit
11 24 (1.95%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.79%) Ant
13 20 (1.62%) Dreamweaver
13 20 (1.62%) Jasmine
14 13 (1.06%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.06%) Moq
15 11 (0.89%) StyleCop
16 10 (0.81%) MSTest
16 10 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 97 (7.88%) Finance
2 76 (6.17%) Marketing
3 37 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.60%) Retail
5 24 (1.95%) Publishing
6 22 (1.79%) Banking
7 20 (1.62%) Games
8 11 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.89%) Advertising
9 10 (0.81%) Electronics
10 9 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.41%) Legal
13 3 (0.24%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.081%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.081%) Front Office
15 1 (0.081%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 1006 (81.72%) Developer
2 191 (15.52%) Front-End Developer
3 178 (14.46%) Web Developer
4 166 (13.48%) .NET Developer
5 116 (9.42%) C# Developer
6 103 (8.37%) Designer
7 93 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 91 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 77 (6.26%) PHP Developer
9 77 (6.26%) Java Developer
10 65 (5.28%) Senior Developer
11 59 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 48 (3.90%) UX Designer
13 45 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (2.60%) SharePoint Developer
15 26 (2.11%) Software Developer
16 25 (2.03%) Web Designer
16 25 (2.03%) Front-End Web Developer
17 24 (1.95%) UI Developer
17 24 (1.95%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1152 (93.58%) HTML
2 529 (42.97%) jQuery
3 445 (36.15%) HTML5
4 395 (32.09%) .NET
5 357 (29.00%) CSS3
6 320 (26.00%) ASP.NET
7 231 (18.77%) AngularJS
8 208 (16.90%) XML
9 199 (16.17%) Web Services
10 158 (12.84%) Ajax
11 139 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 132 (10.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 107 (8.69%) .NET Framework
14 94 (7.64%) WCF
15 92 (7.47%) Sass
16 83 (6.74%) XHTML
17 79 (6.42%) RESTful
18 73 (5.93%) Spring
19 71 (5.77%) Backbone.js
20 66 (5.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 182 (14.78%) User Experience
2 66 (5.36%) W3C
3 57 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 39 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.11%) CMDB
7 21 (1.71%) Visualisation
8 19 (1.54%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.38%) Web 2.0
10 16 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.30%) Social Media
11 15 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
12 13 (1.06%) Graphic Design
13 11 (0.89%) RIA
13 11 (0.89%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.89%) Raspberry Pi
14 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.81%) Photography
15 9 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 115 (9.34%) Linux
2 56 (4.55%) Windows
3 39 (3.17%) UNIX
4 30 (2.44%) Android
5 29 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.41%) AIX
7 5 (0.41%) CentOS
8 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.24%) Solaris
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.081%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (24.78%) MVC
3 227 (18.44%) OO
4 200 (16.25%) Web Development
5 181 (14.70%) TDD
6 149 (12.10%) Scrum
7 117 (9.50%) Content Management
8 101 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 99 (8.04%) E-Commerce
10 92 (7.47%) Unit Testing
11 71 (5.77%) OOP
12 68 (5.52%) Software Engineering
13 64 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (5.12%) BDD
15 58 (4.71%) Web Design
16 45 (3.66%) Open Source
17 36 (2.92%) Workflow
18 33 (2.68%) SOA
18 33 (2.68%) SDLC
19 32 (2.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 977 (79.37%) JavaScript
2 344 (27.94%) C#
3 254 (20.63%) SQL
4 213 (17.30%) Java
5 198 (16.08%) PHP
6 48 (3.90%) Python
7 35 (2.84%) C++
7 35 (2.84%) Ruby
8 33 (2.68%) Perl
9 31 (2.52%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.30%) Scala
12 15 (1.22%) PHP5
12 15 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.06%) C
13 13 (1.06%) VB
14 12 (0.97%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.73%) VB6
17 7 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (3.41%) Degree
2 38 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.41%) ISEB
7 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PMP
8 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.081%) MCITP
9 1 (0.081%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.081%) MCSD
9 1 (0.081%) CCNP
9 1 (0.081%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.46%) QA
2 9 (0.73%) WCAG
3 3 (0.24%) HL7
3 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) TickIT
4 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.41%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.32%) Docker
4 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.24%) Varnish
4 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.081%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (0.81%) Puppet
1 10 (0.81%) Vagrant
2 7 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.57%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.081%) Ansible
4 1 (0.081%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.081%) logstash
4 1 (0.081%) Salt
4 1 (0.081%) Kibana
4 1 (0.081%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.081%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.081%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.081%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 98 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 93 (7.55%) Adobe
3 75 (6.09%) Oracle
4 42 (3.41%) Google
5 39 (3.17%) HP
6 27 (2.19%) CA
7 26 (2.11%) BMC
7 26 (2.11%) Sitecore
7 26 (2.11%) ServiceNow
8 25 (2.03%) Apple
9 20 (1.62%) OpenText
9 20 (1.62%) Twitter
10 19 (1.54%) Ektron
11 18 (1.46%) Zend
12 16 (1.30%) RedDot
13 15 (1.22%) Cisco
14 14 (1.14%) Telerik
15 13 (1.06%) IBM
16 10 (0.81%) SAP
17 9 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago