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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 673 520 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.04% 5.67% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.72% 23.35% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 308 244
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £296
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 18
Average hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.46 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.20 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
2519 2227 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.37% 24.27% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1239 1147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 66
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 140 £328 -6.42% 54
Hampshire +3 103 £313 -10.71% 70
Surrey -2 89 £400 +33.33% 63
Oxfordshire +14 82 £375 +15.38% 38
Buckinghamshire +7 77 £300 -7.69% 20
West Sussex +12 63 £368 +40.00% 25
East Sussex -2 52 £305 +12.96% 26
Kent +4 47 £336 +22.27% 25
Middlesex +11 22 £288 -23.33% 3
Isle of Wight +1 1 £220 - 2
Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1149 (93.57%) HTML
2 965 (78.58%) JavaScript
3 483 (39.33%) jQuery
4 420 (34.20%) HTML5
5 410 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
6 396 (32.25%) .NET
7 367 (29.89%) C#
8 351 (28.58%) CSS3
9 332 (27.04%) MVC
10 307 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 274 (22.31%) AngularJS
12 262 (21.34%) SQL
13 226 (18.40%) SQL Server
14 224 (18.24%) Java
15 213 (17.35%) PHP
16 207 (16.86%) OO
17 201 (16.37%) TDD
18 170 (13.84%) XML
19 160 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 158 (12.87%) Web Development
21 153 (12.46%) MySQL
22 145 (11.81%) Web Services
23 144 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 142 (11.56%) Scrum
25 141 (11.48%) Ajax
26 138 (11.24%) User Experience
27 135 (10.99%) Git (software)
28 125 (10.18%) CMS
29 107 (8.71%) Sass
30 105 (8.55%) E-Commerce

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 125 (10.18%) CMS
2 66 (5.37%) Drupal
3 64 (5.21%) Node.js
4 49 (3.99%) SharePoint
5 40 (3.26%) Apache
6 39 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 39 (3.18%) IIS
7 33 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 31 (2.52%) JBoss
9 30 (2.44%) WebSphere
10 27 (2.20%) WordPress
11 20 (1.63%) Umbraco
12 17 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (1.38%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (0.98%) Oracle Spatial
16 10 (0.81%) Confluence
17 9 (0.73%) Moodle
17 9 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 82 (6.68%) Photoshop
2 38 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (2.44%) MS Excel
4 23 (1.87%) MS Office
5 14 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.49%) GIMP
7 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.49%) MS Project
7 6 (0.49%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.33%) InDesign
9 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.79%) Magento
2 9 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.90%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.81%) GitHub
5 9 (0.73%) Office 365
6 8 (0.65%) SaaS
7 5 (0.41%) Google Checkout
8 4 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.16%) Heroku
10 1 (0.081%) Force.com
10 1 (0.081%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.081%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.081%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.48%) HTTP
2 49 (3.99%) Internet
3 42 (3.42%) Intranet
4 15 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.81%) DNS
6 9 (0.73%) Network Security
7 8 (0.65%) LAN
7 8 (0.65%) WAN
8 6 (0.49%) VPN
8 6 (0.49%) Firewall
9 5 (0.41%) SSL
9 5 (0.41%) FTP
9 5 (0.41%) Wireless
10 4 (0.33%) IPsec
10 4 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.33%) WLAN
10 4 (0.33%) SNMP
10 4 (0.33%) OSPF
10 4 (0.33%) BGP
10 4 (0.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 153 (12.46%) MySQL
3 52 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 29 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.06%) DB2
10 12 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.98%) Big Data
11 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 135 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 100 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 88 (7.17%) Subversion
4 44 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (3.18%) Jenkins
6 37 (3.01%) Grunt
7 34 (2.77%) Axure RP
8 30 (2.44%) Maven
9 28 (2.28%) TeamCity
10 27 (2.20%) Selenium
11 26 (2.12%) Eclipse
12 24 (1.95%) JUnit
13 23 (1.87%) NUnit
14 22 (1.79%) JIRA
15 18 (1.47%) Jasmine
16 17 (1.38%) Ant
17 14 (1.14%) gulp
18 12 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
19 10 (0.81%) MSTest
19 10 (0.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 104 (8.47%) Finance
2 83 (6.76%) Marketing
3 29 (2.36%) Retail
3 29 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.55%) Games
5 15 (1.22%) Banking
6 12 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.81%) Electronics
7 10 (0.81%) Legal
7 10 (0.81%) Publishing
8 9 (0.73%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.24%) Military
12 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.081%) Front Office
13 1 (0.081%) Back Office
13 1 (0.081%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.081%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 979 (79.72%) Developer
2 183 (14.90%) .NET Developer
3 181 (14.74%) Front-End Developer
4 177 (14.41%) Web Developer
5 120 (9.77%) C# Developer
6 103 (8.39%) Designer
7 101 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 90 (7.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 78 (6.35%) PHP Developer
9 78 (6.35%) Java Developer
10 66 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 64 (5.21%) Senior Developer
12 48 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 44 (3.58%) UX Designer
14 38 (3.09%) UI Developer
14 38 (3.09%) UI Programmer
15 32 (2.61%) Web Designer
16 30 (2.44%) Analyst
17 28 (2.28%) Software Engineer
18 27 (2.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1149 (93.57%) HTML
2 483 (39.33%) jQuery
3 420 (34.20%) HTML5
4 396 (32.25%) .NET
5 351 (28.58%) CSS3
6 307 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 274 (22.31%) AngularJS
8 170 (13.84%) XML
9 160 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 145 (11.81%) Web Services
11 144 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 141 (11.48%) Ajax
13 107 (8.71%) Sass
14 89 (7.25%) .NET Framework
15 85 (6.92%) JSON
16 76 (6.19%) Spring
17 74 (6.03%) XHTML
18 71 (5.78%) WCF
19 68 (5.54%) RESTful
20 61 (4.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 138 (11.24%) User Experience
2 51 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 49 (3.99%) W3C
4 45 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.28%) Graphic Design
6 27 (2.20%) CMDB
6 27 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 22 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.30%) GIS
9 15 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (0.90%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.73%) Photography
14 7 (0.57%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.57%) Social Media
15 6 (0.49%) Data Integration
15 6 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (7.98%) Linux
2 64 (5.21%) Windows
3 44 (3.58%) UNIX
4 27 (2.20%) Android
5 22 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.41%) CentOS
8 4 (0.33%) AIX
8 4 (0.33%) Solaris
8 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.081%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (27.04%) MVC
3 207 (16.86%) OO
4 201 (16.37%) TDD
5 158 (12.87%) Web Development
6 142 (11.56%) Scrum
7 105 (8.55%) E-Commerce
8 97 (7.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 85 (6.92%) Unit Testing
10 83 (6.76%) Web Design
11 67 (5.46%) Software Engineering
12 66 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (5.21%) Content Management
14 52 (4.23%) OOP
15 48 (3.91%) BDD
16 46 (3.75%) SDLC
17 43 (3.50%) Workflow
18 36 (2.93%) OO PHP
19 35 (2.85%) Analytics
20 34 (2.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 965 (78.58%) JavaScript
2 367 (29.89%) C#
3 262 (21.34%) SQL
4 224 (18.24%) Java
5 213 (17.35%) PHP
6 54 (4.40%) Python
7 43 (3.50%) Perl
8 38 (3.09%) C++
9 33 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 30 (2.44%) Ruby
11 24 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.71%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.47%) C
13 18 (1.47%) Scala
13 18 (1.47%) VB
14 17 (1.38%) PHP5
15 12 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.90%) VB6
17 10 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 46 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 35 (2.85%) Degree
4 14 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.65%) CCNA
7 7 (0.57%) CCNP
8 5 (0.41%) ISEB
9 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.16%) PMP
10 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.081%) MCITP
11 1 (0.081%) MCP
11 1 (0.081%) MCSD
11 1 (0.081%) CCIE
11 1 (0.081%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.47%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) SLA
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.16%) HL7
4 2 (0.16%) TickIT
4 2 (0.16%) WCAG
5 1 (0.081%) WAI
5 1 (0.081%) COBIT
5 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.24%) Snort
4 2 (0.16%) Varnish
5 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.081%) Docker
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.57%) Puppet
2 6 (0.49%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.24%) OpenView
4 3 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.24%) Cacti
5 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.081%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.081%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 92 (7.49%) Oracle
2 89 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 73 (5.94%) Adobe
4 37 (3.01%) HP
5 31 (2.52%) CA
6 27 (2.20%) BMC
6 27 (2.20%) ServiceNow
7 21 (1.71%) Zend
8 20 (1.63%) Google
9 19 (1.55%) IBM
10 18 (1.47%) Sitecore
11 17 (1.38%) Cisco
12 14 (1.14%) Macromedia
13 13 (1.06%) Apple
14 12 (0.98%) Marketo
15 11 (0.90%) Sencha
15 11 (0.90%) Telerik
16 10 (0.81%) Progress
16 10 (0.81%) Twitter
17 9 (0.73%) VMware
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hunter Charles
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £5,000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago