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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 639 510 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.62% 5.77% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.55% 24.57% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 299 228
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.31 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.07% -39.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -10.15%
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
2407 2076 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 23.48% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1172 903
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 95
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.97 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +6 167 £334 -4.64% 87
Hampshire -13 99 £350 +9.37% 72
Buckinghamshire +12 79 £325 -7.14% 46
Surrey +8 79 £381 +27.08% 62
West Sussex +21 63 £344 +5.76% 20
East Sussex +4 56 £290 +7.40% 31
Oxfordshire -11 45 £180 -40.00% 62
Kent +14 29 £325 -21.21% 16
Middlesex +15 21 £350 +7.69% 3
Sussex - 3 £300 -
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1190 (93.04%) HTML
2 1054 (82.41%) JavaScript
3 645 (50.43%) jQuery
4 493 (38.55%) HTML5
5 446 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
6 396 (30.96%) .NET
7 387 (30.26%) CSS3
8 331 (25.88%) C#
9 305 (23.85%) MVC
10 302 (23.61%) ASP.NET
11 269 (21.03%) SQL
12 230 (17.98%) OO
13 226 (17.67%) XML
14 218 (17.04%) AngularJS
15 215 (16.81%) PHP
16 213 (16.65%) SQL Server
17 207 (16.18%) Ajax
18 205 (16.03%) Web Development
19 193 (15.09%) Web Services
20 192 (15.01%) TDD
21 191 (14.93%) Java
22 187 (14.62%) User Experience
23 182 (14.23%) CMS
24 180 (14.07%) Scrum
25 140 (10.95%) Git (software)
26 135 (10.56%) Linux
27 133 (10.40%) Microsoft
28 123 (9.62%) SharePoint
29 122 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
30 121 (9.46%) MySQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 182 (14.23%) CMS
2 123 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 94 (7.35%) Node.js
4 65 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 62 (4.85%) Apache
6 55 (4.30%) IIS
7 50 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (3.67%) Drupal
9 43 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 36 (2.81%) WordPress
11 23 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 22 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
14 15 (1.17%) Alfresco
14 15 (1.17%) Umbraco
15 13 (1.02%) TeamSite
15 13 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.94%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
17 10 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 115 (8.99%) Photoshop
2 57 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (4.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (2.81%) MS Excel
5 14 (1.09%) MS Office
5 14 (1.09%) Fireworks
6 11 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.70%) InDesign
7 9 (0.70%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.55%) GIMP
9 5 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.23%) PaintShop Pro
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.078%) MS Project
12 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.49%) Magento
3 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.31%) Tridion
5 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.078%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.078%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.94%) SaaS
4 11 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.63%) Office 365
7 5 (0.39%) Yammer
8 3 (0.23%) Force.com
9 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.16%) PaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.77%) Internet
2 42 (3.28%) Intranet
3 24 (1.88%) HTTP
4 14 (1.09%) Network Security
5 9 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.31%) DNS
6 4 (0.31%) FTP
7 3 (0.23%) SSL
7 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.23%) LDAP
7 3 (0.23%) Firewall
8 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.16%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.16%) TACACS
8 2 (0.16%) OSPF
8 2 (0.16%) BGP
8 2 (0.16%) Extranet
8 2 (0.16%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
9 1 (0.078%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (16.65%) SQL Server
2 121 (9.46%) MySQL
3 61 (4.77%) Oracle Database
4 48 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 41 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 32 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 10 (0.78%) Pentaho
15 10 (0.78%) Big Data
16 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.55%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 140 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 104 (8.13%) Visual Studio
3 84 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 75 (5.86%) Subversion
5 53 (4.14%) Axure RP
6 52 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 45 (3.52%) Maven
8 44 (3.44%) Grunt
9 41 (3.21%) JUnit
10 39 (3.05%) Selenium
10 39 (3.05%) Eclipse
11 33 (2.58%) Dreamweaver
12 25 (1.95%) Jasmine
12 25 (1.95%) NUnit
13 24 (1.88%) JIRA
14 21 (1.64%) QUnit
15 19 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
16 18 (1.41%) Ant
16 18 (1.41%) Moq
17 17 (1.33%) Mockito
General
1 100 (7.82%) Finance
2 76 (5.94%) Marketing
3 50 (3.91%) Publishing
4 45 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.50%) Banking
6 25 (1.95%) Retail
7 21 (1.64%) Games
8 14 (1.09%) Advertising
9 11 (0.86%) Electronics
10 8 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.39%) Legal
13 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.23%) Military
15 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.078%) Back Office
16 1 (0.078%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1052 (82.25%) Developer
2 228 (17.83%) Front-End Developer
3 164 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 160 (12.51%) Web Developer
5 108 (8.44%) C# Developer
6 102 (7.97%) Designer
7 96 (7.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 94 (7.35%) PHP Developer
9 85 (6.65%) Java Developer
9 85 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 67 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 57 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
12 47 (3.67%) UX Designer
13 46 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 43 (3.36%) Consultant
15 40 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
16 31 (2.42%) Web Designer
16 31 (2.42%) Software Developer
17 28 (2.19%) CMS Developer
18 26 (2.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1190 (93.04%) HTML
2 645 (50.43%) jQuery
3 493 (38.55%) HTML5
4 396 (30.96%) .NET
5 387 (30.26%) CSS3
6 302 (23.61%) ASP.NET
7 226 (17.67%) XML
8 218 (17.04%) AngularJS
9 207 (16.18%) Ajax
10 193 (15.09%) Web Services
11 122 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 117 (9.15%) .NET Framework
13 115 (8.99%) JSON
14 113 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 109 (8.52%) RESTful
16 94 (7.35%) WCF
17 90 (7.04%) Spring
18 89 (6.96%) Sass
19 84 (6.57%) Backbone.js
20 81 (6.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 187 (14.62%) User Experience
2 82 (6.41%) W3C
3 69 (5.39%) Mobile App
4 67 (5.24%) Open Source
5 33 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.95%) Web 2.0
8 22 (1.72%) Digital Media
9 21 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.41%) Graphic Design
11 16 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.25%) Social Media
12 15 (1.17%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.02%) RIA
14 12 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (0.86%) Raspberry Pi
16 10 (0.78%) E-Learning
16 10 (0.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 135 (10.56%) Linux
2 64 (5.00%) Windows
3 52 (4.07%) UNIX
4 32 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.35%) Android
6 13 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (0.55%) AIX
10 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.23%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (23.85%) MVC
3 230 (17.98%) OO
4 205 (16.03%) Web Development
5 192 (15.01%) TDD
6 180 (14.07%) Scrum
7 110 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 90 (7.04%) Content Management
9 88 (6.88%) E-Commerce
10 82 (6.41%) Unit Testing
11 81 (6.33%) BDD
12 71 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (5.16%) OOP
14 54 (4.22%) Web Design
15 51 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (3.52%) Software Engineering
16 45 (3.52%) Workflow
17 39 (3.05%) CRM
18 35 (2.74%) SOA
19 31 (2.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1054 (82.41%) JavaScript
2 331 (25.88%) C#
3 269 (21.03%) SQL
4 215 (16.81%) PHP
5 191 (14.93%) Java
6 57 (4.46%) Python
7 39 (3.05%) Perl
8 35 (2.74%) Ruby
9 31 (2.42%) PL/SQL
10 28 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 24 (1.88%) C++
12 23 (1.80%) VB.NET
13 20 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.33%) VBA
14 17 (1.33%) PHP5
15 16 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.09%) C
17 13 (1.02%) XPath
18 8 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 46 (3.60%) Degree
3 42 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.25%) VCP4
5 13 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.55%) ISEB
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.16%) HNC
9 2 (0.16%) HND
9 2 (0.16%) CCIE
10 1 (0.078%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) MCP
10 1 (0.078%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.078%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.64%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) WCAG
2 8 (0.63%) WAI
3 4 (0.31%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 9 (0.70%) Docker
1 9 (0.70%) VirtualBox
2 7 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.31%) Varnish
4 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.078%) vCloud
5 1 (0.078%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.078%) Postfix
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (0.86%) Puppet
2 9 (0.70%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.078%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.078%) logstash
5 1 (0.078%) Kibana
5 1 (0.078%) Salt
5 1 (0.078%) Ansible
Vendors
1 133 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 112 (8.76%) Oracle
3 108 (8.44%) Adobe
4 49 (3.83%) Google
5 29 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 24 (1.88%) Open Text
7 23 (1.80%) Apple
8 21 (1.64%) Ektron
9 19 (1.49%) RedDot
10 18 (1.41%) Zend
11 17 (1.33%) Twitter
11 17 (1.33%) Telerik
12 15 (1.17%) Cisco
13 14 (1.09%) VMware
14 12 (0.94%) HP
15 11 (0.86%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.70%) Facebook
16 9 (0.70%) SAP
16 9 (0.70%) IBM
16 9 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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