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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / South East
Rank 28 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 481 609 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.33% 6.93% 6.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.49% 27.97% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 412 401
Median daily rate £375 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Median hourly rate £42.32 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.57 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £60.62 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +6.06%

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
1964 2177 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.86% 24.78% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1479 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 56
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +47.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 0 84 £375 +6.76% 44
Surrey +14 81 £350 -12.50% 42
Hampshire +18 80 £375 +7.14% 72
Buckinghamshire +1 60 £350 -0.70% 34
Oxfordshire -6 57 £350 -4.76% 34
West Sussex +1 55 £450 +33.33% 21
East Sussex -1 34 £310 -8.14% 22
Kent -24 15 £350 +3.70% 27
Middlesex +3 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 1008 (89.60%) HTML
2 869 (77.24%) JavaScript
3 465 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
4 426 (37.87%) HTML5
5 376 (33.42%) CSS3
5 376 (33.42%) jQuery
6 366 (32.53%) AngularJS
7 319 (28.36%) Front End Development
8 313 (27.82%) .NET
9 294 (26.13%) C#
10 278 (24.71%) Web Development
11 230 (20.44%) MVC
12 209 (18.58%) SQL
13 206 (18.31%) Git (software)
14 196 (17.42%) Java
15 195 (17.33%) User Experience
16 179 (15.91%) ASP.NET
17 167 (14.84%) SQL Server
18 158 (14.04%) Ajax
19 148 (13.16%) Scrum
20 145 (12.89%) XML
21 143 (12.71%) Sass
22 137 (12.18%) Web Services
23 130 (11.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 129 (11.47%) Linux
25 125 (11.11%) TDD
26 120 (10.67%) PHP
27 116 (10.31%) React
28 110 (9.78%) Node.js
29 104 (9.24%) Finance

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
1 104 (9.24%) CMS
2 47 (4.18%) Apache
3 33 (2.93%) EPiServer
3 33 (2.93%) IIS
4 29 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 27 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 27 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 26 (2.31%) Confluence
7 23 (2.04%) WordPress
8 19 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (1.60%) JBoss
10 17 (1.51%) Drupal
11 16 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.16%) Moodle
14 12 (1.07%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.98%) Mule
15 11 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 77 (6.84%) Photoshop
2 29 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (2.04%) MS Excel
4 17 (1.51%) Fireworks
5 15 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.71%) MS Office
7 6 (0.53%) GIMP
8 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.27%) InDesign
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.18%) Edge Animate
10 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.089%) InVision
11 1 (0.089%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 12 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (1.07%) Magento
1 12 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.36%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.089%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.87%) GitHub
4 19 (1.69%) SaaS
5 15 (1.33%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (0.62%) Boomi
7 6 (0.53%) Office 365
8 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.27%) PaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Slack
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.089%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.18%) HTTP
2 15 (1.33%) Internet
3 13 (1.16%) SSL
4 12 (1.07%) LDAP
4 12 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.80%) FTP
5 9 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.44%) Firewall
6 5 (0.44%) Intranet
6 5 (0.44%) SNMP
7 4 (0.36%) DNS
7 4 (0.36%) Network Security
7 4 (0.36%) SSH
7 4 (0.36%) Telnet
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.18%) LAN
8 2 (0.18%) VoIP
8 2 (0.18%) VPN
8 2 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.89%) MySQL
3 71 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 61 (5.42%) NoSQL
5 44 (3.91%) Oracle Database
6 40 (3.56%) MongoDB
7 31 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 19 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (1.07%) Redis
14 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.80%) MS Access
16 8 (0.71%) Big Data
16 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 206 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 77 (6.84%) Subversion
3 71 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 54 (4.80%) Grunt
6 46 (4.09%) Visual Studio
7 42 (3.73%) Bower
8 36 (3.20%) JIRA
9 35 (3.11%) TeamCity
10 33 (2.93%) JUnit
11 32 (2.84%) Axure RP
12 30 (2.67%) Eclipse
13 29 (2.58%) Maven
14 28 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
15 27 (2.40%) gulp
15 27 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
16 26 (2.31%) IntelliJ
17 25 (2.22%) Jasmine
17 25 (2.22%) Selenium
18 18 (1.60%) Ant
General
1 104 (9.24%) Finance
2 63 (5.60%) Marketing
3 28 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.31%) Advertising
5 16 (1.42%) Retail
6 15 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.33%) Publishing
7 14 (1.24%) Military
8 13 (1.16%) Back Office
8 13 (1.16%) Banking
9 12 (1.07%) Electronics
10 9 (0.80%) Legal
10 9 (0.80%) Local Government
11 7 (0.62%) Games
12 2 (0.18%) French Language
12 2 (0.18%) German Language
12 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.089%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 918 (81.60%) Developer
2 305 (27.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 183 (16.27%) .NET Developer
4 168 (14.93%) JavaScript Developer
5 111 (9.87%) Web Developer
6 105 (9.33%) Angular Developer
7 101 (8.98%) C# Developer
8 99 (8.80%) HTML Developer
9 94 (8.36%) Java Developer
10 88 (7.82%) HTML CSS Developer
11 84 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 83 (7.38%) Designer
13 54 (4.80%) Scala Developer
13 54 (4.80%) UX Designer
14 53 (4.71%) PHP Developer
15 51 (4.53%) Senior Developer
16 47 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 44 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
18 43 (3.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 43 (3.82%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1008 (89.60%) HTML
2 426 (37.87%) HTML5
3 376 (33.42%) CSS3
3 376 (33.42%) jQuery
4 366 (32.53%) AngularJS
5 313 (27.82%) .NET
6 179 (15.91%) ASP.NET
7 158 (14.04%) Ajax
8 145 (12.89%) XML
9 143 (12.71%) Sass
10 137 (12.18%) Web Services
11 130 (11.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 116 (10.31%) React
13 110 (9.78%) Node.js
14 89 (7.91%) JSON
15 83 (7.38%) REST
15 83 (7.38%) RESTful
16 78 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 74 (6.58%) Spring
18 72 (6.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 195 (17.33%) User Experience
2 48 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 27 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.42%) N-Tier
7 12 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 11 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.71%) W3C
10 6 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.44%) EMV
11 5 (0.44%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.44%) Social Media
12 4 (0.36%) Minimum Viable Product
13 3 (0.27%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.27%) Taxonomies
14 2 (0.18%) Animation
14 2 (0.18%) CMDB
14 2 (0.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (11.47%) Linux
2 72 (6.40%) Windows
3 39 (3.47%) Unix
4 25 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (1.96%) Android
6 18 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.33%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.44%) AIX
12 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.18%) Solaris
15 1 (0.089%) Debian
15 1 (0.089%) MVS
15 1 (0.089%) SUSE
15 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (28.36%) Front End Development
3 278 (24.71%) Web Development
4 230 (20.44%) MVC
5 148 (13.16%) Scrum
6 125 (11.11%) TDD
7 95 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 84 (7.47%) OO
9 80 (7.11%) Wireframes
10 70 (6.22%) Web Design
11 68 (6.04%) E-Commerce
12 64 (5.69%) Open Source
13 62 (5.51%) Prototyping
14 60 (5.33%) BDD
15 51 (4.53%) Software Engineering
16 44 (3.91%) Kanban
16 44 (3.91%) OOP
17 39 (3.47%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 39 (3.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 869 (77.24%) JavaScript
2 294 (26.13%) C#
3 209 (18.58%) SQL
4 196 (17.42%) Java
5 120 (10.67%) PHP
6 65 (5.78%) Python
7 64 (5.69%) Scala
8 57 (5.07%) VB.NET
9 34 (3.02%) PL/SQL
10 33 (2.93%) Ruby
11 31 (2.76%) Perl
12 30 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 29 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.78%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.42%) C++
17 15 (1.33%) C
18 13 (1.16%) ES6
19 12 (1.07%) VBA
20 11 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 54 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.71%) Degree
4 16 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.98%) MCTS
7 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) CCDA
8 2 (0.18%) CCDP
8 2 (0.18%) CCNA
8 2 (0.18%) CCNP
8 2 (0.18%) CCVP
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.089%) MCSD
9 1 (0.089%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.11%) QA
2 5 (0.44%) WCAG
3 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.18%) HL7
4 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.089%) PMO
5 1 (0.089%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (3.02%) Docker
2 10 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.36%) vSphere
5 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.18%) Xen
7 1 (0.089%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.089%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (1.87%) Puppet
2 11 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.62%) TeamSite
4 5 (0.44%) Kibana
4 5 (0.44%) WMI
5 4 (0.36%) Grafana
6 3 (0.27%) Ansible
6 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) logstash
8 1 (0.089%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.089%) Piwik
8 1 (0.089%) SCOM
8 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (9.16%) Oracle
2 101 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 50 (4.44%) Adobe
4 38 (3.38%) Google
5 27 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 23 (2.04%) SAP
8 19 (1.69%) Xamarin
9 16 (1.42%) VMware
10 15 (1.33%) IBM
11 8 (0.71%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.62%) Dell
12 7 (0.62%) Telerik
13 6 (0.53%) ClickTale
13 6 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.53%) Twitter
13 6 (0.53%) Zend
14 5 (0.44%) hybris
14 5 (0.44%) Remedy
14 5 (0.44%) webMethods
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: £300 - £400 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
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MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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