Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 47 24
Rank change year-on-year -16 -23 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 55 172 262
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.77% 4.20% 6.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.99% 18.16% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 126 192
Median daily rate £400 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £351 £319 £306
90th Percentile £605 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% +11.11% +4.65%

CSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 344 947 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.36% 23.14% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 575 551
Median daily rate £440 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £312 £334 £300
90th Percentile £600 £609 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.32 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +466.47% -46.67%
Median hourly rate £44.75 £48.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -6.77% +11.63% -

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Berkshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CSS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for CSS in Berkshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CSS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CSS in Berkshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CSS in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for CSS in Berkshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -26 19 £463 +2.78% 8
Newbury 0 11 £375 -6.25% 1
Bracknell +20 7 £450 -11.76% 2
Slough +11 5 £400 +15.94% 2
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 49 (89.09%) HTML
3 24 (43.64%) .NET
3 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
3 24 (43.64%) HTML5
4 23 (41.82%) C#
5 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.73%) MVC
6 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
7 16 (29.09%) Web Development
8 15 (27.27%) Scrum
8 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 14 (25.45%) Java
9 14 (25.45%) SQL
9 14 (25.45%) Selenium
9 14 (25.45%) React
10 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.82%) DevOps
11 12 (21.82%) CSS3
11 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
11 12 (21.82%) Azure
12 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
12 10 (18.18%) Kubernetes
12 10 (18.18%) MySQL
12 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 10 (18.18%) CRM
12 10 (18.18%) Kanban
12 10 (18.18%) TDD
13 9 (16.36%) Web Services
13 9 (16.36%) XML

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (10.91%) CMS
2 5 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.64%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.82%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Firebase
2 5 (9.09%) GCP
2 5 (9.09%) Google App Maker
2 5 (9.09%) npm
2 5 (9.09%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.45%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.64%) Apigee
4 2 (3.64%) AWS
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.82%) Boomi
5 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) 3G
2 2 (3.64%) 4G
2 2 (3.64%) 5G
2 2 (3.64%) Broadband
2 2 (3.64%) GPRS
2 2 (3.64%) LTE
2 2 (3.64%) UMTS
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.09%) BigQuery
5 3 (5.45%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.82%) Redis
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) UniData
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.45%) Selenium
3 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
5 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.09%) gulp
6 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 5 (9.09%) Subversion
6 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (7.27%) NUnit
7 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
8 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) React Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (12.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Architect
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Azure Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.45%) Junior
9 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (89.09%) HTML
2 24 (43.64%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) HTML5
3 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
4 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 14 (25.45%) React
6 12 (21.82%) CSS3
7 9 (16.36%) Web Services
7 9 (16.36%) XML
8 8 (14.55%) jQuery
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Core
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (12.73%) GraphQL
9 7 (12.73%) Node.js
9 7 (12.73%) RESTful
9 7 (12.73%) SOAP
9 7 (12.73%) Vue.js
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.91%) Express
10 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
1 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) MVC
3 16 (29.09%) Web Development
4 15 (27.27%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) DevOps
5 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
6 10 (18.18%) CRM
6 10 (18.18%) Kanban
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
7 8 (14.55%) BDD
7 8 (14.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.73%) User Stories
8 7 (12.73%) Web Design
9 5 (9.09%) Impact Mapping
9 5 (9.09%) OWASP
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.27%) OO
10 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 23 (41.82%) C#
3 14 (25.45%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) Google Apps Script
5 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.27%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) ES6
8 1 (1.82%) Java 8
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.64%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.64%) WSO2
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Agnitio
5 1 (1.82%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Snow