The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southend-on-Sea region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 2 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 22.73% 7.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.50% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 36.36% 53.85% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £448 £350 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +86.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Southend-on-Sea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Southend-on-Sea region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Southend-on-Sea region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
4 15 (55.56%) VB
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) VB6
5 13 (48.15%) XML
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (37.04%) Ingres
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
7 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
7 10 (37.04%) Java
7 10 (37.04%) VBA
7 10 (37.04%) Web Development
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
10 7 (25.93%) MySQL
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) UNIX
10 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
10 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) Ingres
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) MySQL
4 5 (18.52%) DTS
5 2 (7.41%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.11%) XDoclet
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) VB Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) WPF Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) JAX-RPC
3 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) WPF
3 6 (22.22%) LINQ
3 6 (22.22%) HTML5
3 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (22.22%) JSON
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) EJB
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) JPA
6 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.11%) Spring
6 3 (11.11%) jBPM
6 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
1 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
2 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Web Development
3 9 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Kanban
4 6 (22.22%) MVVM
4 6 (22.22%) SOA
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) RUP
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) Web Design
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) VB
2 15 (55.56%) VB6
3 10 (37.04%) VBA
3 10 (37.04%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) XAML
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) JBoss
4 3 (11.11%) DevExpress
5 2 (7.41%) Business Objects