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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 28 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 566 605 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.31% 6.51% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.58% 25.51% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 390 322
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 9
Median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.30 £20.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +12.50%
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
2400 2372 2147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.73% 25.54% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1506 1215
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +22 109 £335 +11.66% 80
West Sussex +11 102 £420 +20.00% 10
Berkshire -16 88 £375 +17.18% 51
Surrey -3 71 £385 -3.75% 35
Buckinghamshire -7 62 £338 +12.50% 23
Oxfordshire -10 46 £375 - 30
East Sussex 0 35 £350 +16.66% 30
Kent -5 21 £315 -3.07% 13
Middlesex -2 15 £360 +30.90% 1
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 1136 (92.43%) HTML
2 917 (74.61%) JavaScript
3 515 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
4 509 (41.42%) HTML5
5 475 (38.65%) jQuery
6 386 (31.41%) CSS3
7 384 (31.24%) C#
8 375 (30.51%) MVC
9 366 (29.78%) .NET
10 341 (27.75%) Java
11 337 (27.42%) Web Development
12 275 (22.38%) AngularJS
13 256 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 256 (20.83%) ASP.NET
14 243 (19.77%) SQL
15 238 (19.37%) PHP
16 230 (18.71%) Front End Development
17 220 (17.90%) Git (software)
18 217 (17.66%) Scrum
19 208 (16.92%) Ajax
20 194 (15.79%) XML
21 186 (15.13%) TDD
22 182 (14.81%) Subversion
23 176 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
23 176 (14.32%) User Experience
24 171 (13.91%) Spring
25 169 (13.75%) JSON
26 165 (13.43%) Linux
27 164 (13.34%) Web Services
28 159 (12.94%) REST

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
1 106 (8.62%) CMS
2 76 (6.18%) IIS
3 55 (4.48%) Confluence
4 47 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 46 (3.74%) Apache
6 45 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 39 (3.17%) WordPress
8 29 (2.36%) Drupal
9 23 (1.87%) JBoss
10 20 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (1.14%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.90%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.81%) Joomla!
15 10 (0.81%) Moodle
16 8 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 76 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.01%) MS Office
3 33 (2.69%) Photoshop
4 17 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.41%) GIMP
7 4 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (2.60%) Magento
2 4 (0.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.16%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.16%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.30%) Office 365
3 16 (1.30%) SaaS
4 13 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.73%) GitHub
7 5 (0.41%) Force.com
7 5 (0.41%) IaaS
8 4 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.33%) PaaS
9 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.16%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.081%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.081%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.081%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 148 (12.04%) HTTP
2 30 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.03%) DNS
4 21 (1.71%) VPN
5 20 (1.63%) DHCP
5 20 (1.63%) Internet
5 20 (1.63%) IPsec
5 20 (1.63%) IPv6
5 20 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
6 17 (1.38%) Network Security
7 16 (1.30%) LDAP
8 13 (1.06%) SMTP
9 12 (0.98%) BGP
10 10 (0.81%) Intranet
10 10 (0.81%) SNMP
11 5 (0.41%) FTP
11 5 (0.41%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 116 (9.44%) MySQL
3 110 (8.95%) Relational Database
4 56 (4.56%) MongoDB
5 53 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 37 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (2.77%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.98%) MS Access
15 11 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 9 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
16 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 220 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 182 (14.81%) Subversion
3 126 (10.25%) Jenkins
4 106 (8.62%) JUnit
5 94 (7.65%) Visual Studio
6 63 (5.13%) JIRA
7 59 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (4.31%) Selenium
9 45 (3.66%) Grunt
10 32 (2.60%) NUnit
11 31 (2.52%) Jasmine
12 29 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
13 24 (1.95%) TeamCity
14 22 (1.79%) gulp
14 22 (1.79%) Maven
15 20 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
17 17 (1.38%) Cucumber
17 17 (1.38%) Eclipse
18 12 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 104 (8.46%) Finance
2 63 (5.13%) Marketing
3 36 (2.93%) Publishing
4 30 (2.44%) Banking
5 28 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.90%) Retail
7 9 (0.73%) Military
8 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.33%) Back Office
9 4 (0.33%) German Language
10 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.16%) Advertising
11 2 (0.16%) Games
11 2 (0.16%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.081%) Automotive
12 1 (0.081%) Local Government
12 1 (0.081%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 993 (80.80%) Developer
2 218 (17.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 196 (15.95%) .NET Developer
4 187 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 141 (11.47%) Java Developer
6 138 (11.23%) Web Developer
7 136 (11.07%) C# Developer
8 127 (10.33%) HTML Developer
9 114 (9.28%) HTML CSS Developer
10 111 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 99 (8.06%) PHP Developer
12 95 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 79 (6.43%) Senior Developer
14 77 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
15 76 (6.18%) Scala Developer
16 72 (5.86%) Designer
17 61 (4.96%) Angular Developer
18 47 (3.82%) Agile Developer
19 45 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 45 (3.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1136 (92.43%) HTML
2 509 (41.42%) HTML5
3 475 (38.65%) jQuery
4 386 (31.41%) CSS3
5 366 (29.78%) .NET
6 275 (22.38%) AngularJS
7 256 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 208 (16.92%) Ajax
9 194 (15.79%) XML
10 176 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 171 (13.91%) Spring
12 169 (13.75%) JSON
13 164 (13.34%) Web Services
14 159 (12.94%) REST
15 133 (10.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 114 (9.28%) Sass
17 106 (8.62%) Django
18 105 (8.54%) RESTful
19 101 (8.22%) Node.js
20 98 (7.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 176 (14.32%) User Experience
2 44 (3.58%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.36%) Digital Media
4 29 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.14%) W3C
11 12 (0.98%) Animation
12 11 (0.90%) iPad
13 8 (0.65%) Social Media
14 7 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.57%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.49%) e-Learning
16 5 (0.41%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 165 (13.43%) Linux
2 104 (8.46%) Windows
3 47 (3.82%) Unix
4 37 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.03%) Android
7 18 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.90%) zOS
11 9 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.081%) Debian
14 1 (0.081%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (30.51%) MVC
3 337 (27.42%) Web Development
4 230 (18.71%) Front End Development
5 217 (17.66%) Scrum
6 186 (15.13%) TDD
7 153 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
8 146 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 134 (10.90%) Open Source
10 118 (9.60%) Web Design
11 105 (8.54%) Automated Testing
12 103 (8.38%) E-Commerce
13 90 (7.32%) OO
14 72 (5.86%) Software Engineering
15 70 (5.70%) BDD
16 68 (5.53%) Kanban
16 68 (5.53%) Mentoring
17 67 (5.45%) SDLC
18 63 (5.13%) Content Management
18 63 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 917 (74.61%) JavaScript
2 384 (31.24%) C#
3 341 (27.75%) Java
4 243 (19.77%) SQL
5 238 (19.37%) PHP
6 153 (12.45%) Python
7 127 (10.33%) Ruby
8 115 (9.36%) Scala
9 67 (5.45%) VB
10 66 (5.37%) T-SQL
11 61 (4.96%) PL/SQL
12 37 (3.01%) C++
13 36 (2.93%) C
14 35 (2.85%) VB6
15 32 (2.60%) PowerShell
16 24 (1.95%) Perl
17 22 (1.79%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.38%) TypeScript
19 15 (1.22%) Shell Script
20 14 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (6.35%) Degree
2 63 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.38%) MCSD
6 15 (1.22%) MCSE
7 13 (1.06%) MCSA
8 12 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.49%) ISEB
10 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.33%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.16%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.16%) MCP
11 2 (0.16%) MCTS
12 1 (0.081%) CCVP
12 1 (0.081%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.081%) MCAD
12 1 (0.081%) MCITP
12 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.081%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.06%) SLA
2 9 (0.73%) QA
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (1.71%) Active Directory
1 21 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.41%) Docker
2 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.16%) Varnish
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.081%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (1.14%) Puppet
3 7 (0.57%) SCOM
4 6 (0.49%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.16%) Ansible
6 2 (0.16%) cPanel
6 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.16%) logstash
6 2 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.081%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 136 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 114 (9.28%) Oracle
3 91 (7.40%) Google
4 41 (3.34%) Adobe
5 34 (2.77%) EPiServer
6 32 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 21 (1.71%) Sitecore
8 18 (1.46%) Zend
9 17 (1.38%) IBM
10 15 (1.22%) Telerik
11 13 (1.06%) VMware
12 12 (0.98%) hybris
13 11 (0.90%) ESRI
13 11 (0.90%) Twitter
14 10 (0.81%) FatWire
14 10 (0.81%) SAP
15 8 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.49%) Remedy
17 5 (0.41%) Arqiva
17 5 (0.41%) ATG
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £276 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £28,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: £25,070 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago