The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 27.91% 18.52% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.86% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £336 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £29.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+16.94% +1.72%
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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 Southend-on-Sea region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 65.12% 37.04% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 3
Average daily rate £448 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) JBoss
3 13 (54.17%) Web Development
4 12 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (50.00%) LDAP
4 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) MySQL
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) Spring
6 10 (41.67%) JAAS
6 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) VB
8 8 (33.33%) UNIX
8 8 (33.33%) MVC
8 8 (33.33%) VB6
8 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
9 7 (29.17%) MariaDB
9 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
9 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 6 (25.00%) JPA
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (20.83%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) MySQL
2 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) MariaDB
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (20.83%) Ingres
6 4 (16.67%) DTS
7 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) Spring
4 10 (41.67%) JAAS
5 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
7 6 (25.00%) JPA
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) Struts
9 4 (16.67%) Struts2
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (16.67%) WPF
9 4 (16.67%) LINQ
9 4 (16.67%) JSON
10 3 (12.50%) jBPM
10 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (12.50%) REST
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Web Development
2 8 (33.33%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) Web Design
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) VB
4 8 (33.33%) VB6
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) VBA
6 4 (16.67%) XAML
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) JBoss
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) DevExpress
4 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco