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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 596 507 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.51% 5.66% 5.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.01% 23.40% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 308 241
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £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 7 9 26
Average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
2383 2167 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.03% 24.19% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1219 1102
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 92
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.00 £22.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 0 122 £320 -8.57% 58
Buckinghamshire +5 84 £300 -7.69% 33
Oxfordshire +13 81 £375 +16.73% 45
Surrey +3 79 £400 +33.33% 55
Hampshire -12 78 £300 -7.69% 83
West Sussex +4 53 £363 +26.08% 17
East Sussex -2 45 £300 +3.44% 37
Kent +8 38 £325 +18.18% 22
Middlesex +13 18 £295 -21.33% 6
Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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 1132 (92.94%) HTML
2 970 (79.64%) JavaScript
3 493 (40.48%) jQuery
4 417 (34.24%) HTML5
5 409 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
6 379 (31.12%) .NET
7 350 (28.74%) C#
8 341 (28.00%) CSS3
9 318 (26.11%) MVC
10 302 (24.79%) ASP.NET
11 260 (21.35%) AngularJS
12 250 (20.53%) SQL
13 227 (18.64%) Java
13 227 (18.64%) SQL Server
13 227 (18.64%) OO
14 211 (17.32%) PHP
15 207 (17.00%) TDD
16 183 (15.02%) XML
17 170 (13.96%) Web Services
18 167 (13.71%) Web Development
19 159 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 157 (12.89%) User Experience
21 146 (11.99%) MySQL
22 145 (11.90%) Scrum
23 143 (11.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 141 (11.58%) Ajax
25 133 (10.92%) CMS
25 133 (10.92%) Git (software)
26 111 (9.11%) Sass
27 109 (8.95%) E-Commerce

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 133 (10.92%) CMS
2 64 (5.25%) Drupal
3 57 (4.68%) Node.js
4 50 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 49 (4.02%) Tomcat
6 44 (3.61%) IIS
7 43 (3.53%) Apache
8 32 (2.63%) JBoss
9 27 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (2.13%) WebSphere
11 24 (1.97%) WordPress
12 18 (1.48%) WebLogic
13 17 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (1.23%) Umbraco
15 14 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.90%) Confluence
17 8 (0.66%) ColdFusion
18 7 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 86 (7.06%) Photoshop
2 40 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (2.38%) MS Excel
4 17 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (1.23%) MS Office
6 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.57%) GIMP
7 7 (0.57%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.49%) InDesign
9 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.082%) MS Project
11 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.89%) Magento
2 10 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.25%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.49%) SaaS
5 5 (0.41%) Office 365
5 5 (0.41%) GitHub
5 5 (0.41%) Google Checkout
6 3 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.082%) Force.com
8 1 (0.082%) Heroku
8 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.082%) Yammer
8 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.082%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.082%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.082%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.43%) HTTP
2 47 (3.86%) Internet
3 34 (2.79%) Intranet
4 13 (1.07%) Network Security
4 13 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.57%) DNS
6 6 (0.49%) VPN
7 5 (0.41%) LAN
7 5 (0.41%) WAN
7 5 (0.41%) Wireless
8 4 (0.33%) IPsec
8 4 (0.33%) DSL
8 4 (0.33%) WLAN
8 4 (0.33%) SNMP
8 4 (0.33%) Firewall
8 4 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.25%) SSL
9 3 (0.25%) Extranet
10 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 146 (11.99%) MySQL
3 53 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 26 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.15%) Big Data
9 13 (1.07%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 12 (0.99%) DB2
11 11 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.49%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 133 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 102 (8.37%) Visual Studio
3 92 (7.55%) Subversion
4 51 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 42 (3.45%) Axure RP
7 38 (3.12%) Grunt
8 32 (2.63%) Selenium
9 30 (2.46%) Maven
10 27 (2.22%) NUnit
10 27 (2.22%) JUnit
10 27 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.89%) JIRA
12 22 (1.81%) Jasmine
13 21 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
15 16 (1.31%) Ant
16 11 (0.90%) StyleCop
16 11 (0.90%) gulp
17 10 (0.82%) MSTest
General
1 95 (7.80%) Finance
2 79 (6.49%) Marketing
3 30 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.38%) Retail
5 20 (1.64%) Publishing
5 20 (1.64%) Games
6 19 (1.56%) Banking
7 12 (0.99%) Electronics
8 11 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.82%) Legal
9 10 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 9 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.25%) Military
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.082%) Front Office
14 1 (0.082%) Back Office
14 1 (0.082%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.082%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 984 (80.79%) Developer
2 174 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 170 (13.96%) Web Developer
4 168 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
5 119 (9.77%) C# Developer
6 110 (9.03%) Designer
7 98 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
8 97 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 86 (7.06%) Java Developer
10 78 (6.40%) PHP Developer
11 68 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 65 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
13 49 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 48 (3.94%) UX Designer
15 32 (2.63%) Web Designer
16 31 (2.55%) UI Developer
16 31 (2.55%) UI Programmer
17 30 (2.46%) SharePoint Developer
18 29 (2.38%) Software Engineer
19 25 (2.05%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1132 (92.94%) HTML
2 493 (40.48%) jQuery
3 417 (34.24%) HTML5
4 379 (31.12%) .NET
5 341 (28.00%) CSS3
6 302 (24.79%) ASP.NET
7 260 (21.35%) AngularJS
8 183 (15.02%) XML
9 170 (13.96%) Web Services
10 159 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 143 (11.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 141 (11.58%) Ajax
13 111 (9.11%) Sass
14 98 (8.05%) .NET Framework
15 79 (6.49%) WCF
16 77 (6.32%) Spring
16 77 (6.32%) XHTML
17 75 (6.16%) RESTful
18 72 (5.91%) JSON
19 59 (4.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 157 (12.89%) User Experience
2 53 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 51 (4.19%) W3C
4 42 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.30%) Graphic Design
6 27 (2.22%) CMDB
7 25 (2.05%) Visualisation
8 22 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 19 (1.56%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.82%) Photography
14 9 (0.74%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.66%) Social Media
15 8 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
15 8 (0.66%) GIS
16 6 (0.49%) Mathematics
17 5 (0.41%) RIA
17 5 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (8.46%) Linux
2 56 (4.60%) Windows
3 43 (3.53%) UNIX
4 28 (2.30%) Android
5 25 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.49%) CentOS
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.33%) AIX
8 4 (0.33%) Solaris
8 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.082%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (26.11%) MVC
3 227 (18.64%) OO
4 207 (17.00%) TDD
5 167 (13.71%) Web Development
6 145 (11.90%) Scrum
7 109 (8.95%) E-Commerce
8 106 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 89 (7.31%) Unit Testing
10 81 (6.65%) Web Design
11 75 (6.16%) Software Engineering
12 73 (5.99%) Content Management
12 73 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (5.09%) BDD
14 59 (4.84%) OOP
15 41 (3.37%) SOA
16 39 (3.20%) Workflow
16 39 (3.20%) SDLC
17 38 (3.12%) OO PHP
18 33 (2.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 970 (79.64%) JavaScript
2 350 (28.74%) C#
3 250 (20.53%) SQL
4 227 (18.64%) Java
5 211 (17.32%) PHP
6 50 (4.11%) Python
7 43 (3.53%) Perl
8 38 (3.12%) C++
9 31 (2.55%) Ruby
10 27 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 23 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.48%) Scala
13 17 (1.40%) C
14 16 (1.31%) PHP5
15 14 (1.15%) VB
16 12 (0.99%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.99%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.82%) VB6
19 8 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 34 (2.79%) Degree
3 32 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.41%) CCNP
6 5 (0.41%) CCNA
7 2 (0.16%) ISEB
7 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.16%) PMP
7 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.082%) MCITP
8 1 (0.082%) MCP
8 1 (0.082%) MCSD
8 1 (0.082%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (0.25%) HL7
2 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.25%) SLA
2 3 (0.25%) WCAG
3 2 (0.16%) TickIT
3 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.082%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.25%) Snort
2 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.16%) Varnish
3 2 (0.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.082%) vCloud
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (0.66%) Puppet
2 7 (0.57%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.082%) Ansible
6 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.082%) logstash
6 1 (0.082%) Salt
6 1 (0.082%) Kibana
6 1 (0.082%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.082%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.082%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.082%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.082%) Cacti
6 1 (0.082%) OpenView
Vendors
1 84 (6.90%) Oracle
2 79 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 78 (6.40%) Adobe
4 31 (2.55%) CA
5 29 (2.38%) HP
6 27 (2.22%) BMC
6 27 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 26 (2.13%) Google
8 21 (1.72%) Zend
9 19 (1.56%) Sitecore
10 17 (1.40%) Apple
11 16 (1.31%) Cisco
11 16 (1.31%) IBM
12 14 (1.15%) Macromedia
12 14 (1.15%) Twitter
13 10 (0.82%) SAP
13 10 (0.82%) Telerik
13 10 (0.82%) Progress
13 10 (0.82%) VMware
14 8 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £1 - 400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago