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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 682 572 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.07% 5.75% 6.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.92% 24.92% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 370 341
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +31.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £14.10 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £38.80 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +9.37%
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
2443 2295 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.31% 23.05% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1597 1411 1271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 50
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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
West Sussex +12 144 £420 +12.00% 17
Hampshire +23 113 £325 - 73
Berkshire -29 88 £375 +10.29% 57
Surrey +8 82 £400 +14.28% 42
Oxfordshire +17 72 £350 +12.90% 27
Kent +6 65 £330 +1.53% 16
Buckinghamshire -11 51 £313 -3.84% 26
East Sussex +7 48 £325 +19.26% 29
Middlesex -4 9 £400 +20.75% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1188 (93.18%) HTML
2 989 (77.57%) JavaScript
3 554 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
4 532 (41.73%) HTML5
5 511 (40.08%) jQuery
6 380 (29.80%) CSS3
7 369 (28.94%) C#
8 352 (27.61%) Java
9 350 (27.45%) .NET
10 348 (27.29%) MVC
11 347 (27.22%) Web Development
12 319 (25.02%) AngularJS
13 276 (21.65%) PHP
14 273 (21.41%) Front End Development
15 238 (18.67%) SQL
16 231 (18.12%) Git (software)
17 229 (17.96%) ASP.NET
18 220 (17.25%) SQL Server
19 209 (16.39%) Scrum
20 201 (15.76%) XML
21 196 (15.37%) Ajax
22 193 (15.14%) TDD
23 186 (14.59%) Subversion
23 186 (14.59%) User Experience
24 172 (13.49%) Linux
25 165 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 163 (12.78%) Spring
27 159 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
28 153 (12.00%) Python
29 144 (11.29%) Web Services

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
1 115 (9.02%) Node.js
2 96 (7.53%) CMS
3 81 (6.35%) IIS
4 60 (4.71%) Apache
5 53 (4.16%) Confluence
5 53 (4.16%) Tomcat
6 50 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 42 (3.29%) WordPress
8 36 (2.82%) Drupal
9 29 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 25 (1.96%) JBoss
11 21 (1.65%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.33%) Moodle
13 15 (1.18%) Apache Solr
14 14 (1.10%) Joomla!
15 13 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.94%) GlassFish
17 10 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
17 10 (0.78%) Umbraco
18 8 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 60 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.61%) Photoshop
3 34 (2.67%) MS Office
4 20 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.39%) GIMP
7 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 35 (2.75%) Magento
2 10 (0.78%) OpenText Process Suite
3 8 (0.63%) BigMachines
3 8 (0.63%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.31%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.16%) Shopify
7 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.49%) SaaS
5 16 (1.25%) Google Analytics
5 16 (1.25%) Office 365
6 11 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
7 9 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.55%) GitHub
9 4 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.31%) Force.com
10 3 (0.24%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.16%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.078%) IaaS
12 1 (0.078%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.078%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 136 (10.67%) HTTP
2 34 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.80%) Internet
4 21 (1.65%) DNS
5 20 (1.57%) Intranet
6 18 (1.41%) VPN
7 17 (1.33%) IPsec
8 16 (1.25%) DHCP
8 16 (1.25%) IPv6
8 16 (1.25%) LDAP
8 16 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
9 13 (1.02%) SMTP
10 12 (0.94%) Network Security
11 11 (0.86%) BGP
12 9 (0.71%) SNMP
13 6 (0.47%) FTP
14 5 (0.39%) Firewall
15 4 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.31%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 137 (10.75%) MySQL
3 108 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 60 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 44 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 37 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 31 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.71%) GIS
16 9 (0.71%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.63%) Big Data
17 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 231 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 186 (14.59%) Subversion
3 124 (9.73%) Jenkins
4 96 (7.53%) JUnit
5 89 (6.98%) Visual Studio
6 69 (5.41%) JIRA
7 60 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (3.84%) Grunt
8 49 (3.84%) Selenium
9 37 (2.90%) Jasmine
10 35 (2.75%) gulp
10 35 (2.75%) Maven
11 30 (2.35%) Cucumber
12 29 (2.27%) Eclipse
12 29 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
13 28 (2.20%) NUnit
14 23 (1.80%) Ant
15 21 (1.65%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 119 (9.33%) Finance
2 56 (4.39%) Marketing
3 36 (2.82%) Publishing
4 31 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.27%) Banking
6 23 (1.80%) Retail
7 10 (0.78%) Military
8 6 (0.47%) German Language
8 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.31%) Back Office
9 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.16%) Advertising
11 2 (0.16%) Billing
11 2 (0.16%) Electronics
11 2 (0.16%) French Language
11 2 (0.16%) Games
11 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1038 (81.41%) Developer
2 243 (19.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 235 (18.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 189 (14.82%) .NET Developer
5 164 (12.86%) Web Developer
6 159 (12.47%) HTML Developer
7 142 (11.14%) C# Developer
7 142 (11.14%) Java Developer
8 140 (10.98%) HTML CSS Developer
9 121 (9.49%) PHP Developer
10 114 (8.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 101 (7.92%) Senior Developer
12 90 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 83 (6.51%) Angular Developer
14 74 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
15 71 (5.57%) Designer
16 67 (5.25%) Scala Developer
17 55 (4.31%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 47 (3.69%) UI Developer
19 45 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1188 (93.18%) HTML
2 532 (41.73%) HTML5
3 511 (40.08%) jQuery
4 380 (29.80%) CSS3
5 350 (27.45%) .NET
6 319 (25.02%) AngularJS
7 229 (17.96%) ASP.NET
8 201 (15.76%) XML
9 196 (15.37%) Ajax
10 165 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 163 (12.78%) Spring
12 159 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 144 (11.29%) Web Services
14 141 (11.06%) JSON
15 139 (10.90%) REST
16 121 (9.49%) Sass
17 114 (8.94%) .NET Framework
18 113 (8.86%) RESTful
19 105 (8.24%) Django
20 89 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 186 (14.59%) User Experience
2 45 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 42 (3.29%) Mobile App
4 37 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.96%) Digital Media
7 19 (1.49%) Animation
7 19 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 16 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.10%) W3C
11 9 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.63%) iPad
12 8 (0.63%) Motion Graphics
13 7 (0.55%) e-Learning
13 7 (0.55%) Social Media
14 6 (0.47%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
15 5 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 172 (13.49%) Linux
2 116 (9.10%) Windows
3 50 (3.92%) Unix
4 49 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 38 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (2.75%) Android
7 31 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.73%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.86%) zOS
11 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.31%) Debian
14 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.16%) AIX
16 2 (0.16%) CentOS
17 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (27.29%) MVC
3 347 (27.22%) Web Development
4 273 (21.41%) Front End Development
5 209 (16.39%) Scrum
6 193 (15.14%) TDD
7 138 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
7 138 (10.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 127 (9.96%) Open Source
9 121 (9.49%) OO
10 113 (8.86%) Web Design
11 101 (7.92%) E-Commerce
12 90 (7.06%) Automated Testing
13 76 (5.96%) Software Engineering
14 73 (5.73%) BDD
15 71 (5.57%) Mentoring
16 66 (5.18%) Workflow
17 63 (4.94%) SDLC
18 58 (4.55%) Configuration Management
19 54 (4.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 989 (77.57%) JavaScript
2 369 (28.94%) C#
3 352 (27.61%) Java
4 276 (21.65%) PHP
5 238 (18.67%) SQL
6 153 (12.00%) Python
7 114 (8.94%) Ruby
8 97 (7.61%) Scala
9 52 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 50 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 49 (3.84%) VB
12 40 (3.14%) C++
13 34 (2.67%) C
13 34 (2.67%) PowerShell
14 26 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.57%) ES6
15 20 (1.57%) VB6
16 18 (1.41%) Perl
16 18 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 85 (6.67%) Degree
2 54 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.57%) MCSD
6 13 (1.02%) MCSE
7 11 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.78%) MCSA
9 6 (0.47%) ISEB
9 6 (0.47%) MCTS
10 5 (0.39%) MCAD
10 5 (0.39%) MCITP
11 4 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.16%) CCNA
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.16%) MCP
13 1 (0.078%) CCDA
13 1 (0.078%) CCDP
13 1 (0.078%) CCNP
13 1 (0.078%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.10%) QA
2 6 (0.47%) SLA
3 4 (0.31%) WCAG
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.31%) Docker
3 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.24%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.16%) Varnish
6 1 (0.078%) KVM
6 1 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (0.71%) Capistrano
3 8 (0.63%) Puppet
4 5 (0.39%) SCOM
4 5 (0.39%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.16%) cPanel
7 1 (0.078%) logstash
7 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.078%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.078%) SCCM
7 1 (0.078%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 123 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 108 (8.47%) Oracle
3 89 (6.98%) Google
4 60 (4.71%) Adobe
5 38 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 26 (2.04%) Zend
7 23 (1.80%) IBM
8 18 (1.41%) Telerik
9 14 (1.10%) Sitecore
10 13 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.94%) SAP
12 11 (0.86%) FatWire
13 10 (0.78%) ESRI
13 10 (0.78%) Twitter
14 9 (0.71%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.71%) hybris
14 9 (0.71%) VMware
15 8 (0.63%) Remedy
15 8 (0.63%) Siebel
16 6 (0.47%) Cisco
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