Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 145 241 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.47% 6.27% 5.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.10% 23.93% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 181 153
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £266
90th Percentile £522 £488 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £414 £375
% change year-on-year +2.72% +10.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +3.13%
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +31.39%

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 960 1,007 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.96% 26.19% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 625 506
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £575 £571 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.00% +66.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28.25 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £49.50 £44.35
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Berkshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Berkshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Berkshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Berkshire.

Contractor 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 17 September 2019. 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 -13 63 £440 +3.53% 40
Bracknell -9 23 £461 +15.31% 10
Newbury -18 17 £313 -10.71% 6
Windsor +1 7 £450 -
Maidenhead -7 5 £431 +15.00% 12
Slough -17 3 £575 +43.75% 14
Wokingham - 2 £325 -
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 138 (95.17%) HTML
2 118 (81.38%) JavaScript
3 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (28.97%) .NET
4 42 (28.97%) Git (software)
5 39 (26.90%) Front End Development
6 38 (26.21%) C#
7 37 (25.52%) Java
7 37 (25.52%) JIRA
8 36 (24.83%) React
9 35 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 34 (23.45%) MVC
11 31 (21.38%) CSS3
12 30 (20.69%) TDD
13 27 (18.62%) HTML5
14 26 (17.93%) jQuery
15 25 (17.24%) Web Development
15 25 (17.24%) TypeScript
16 24 (16.55%) BDD
17 22 (15.17%) User Experience
17 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET
17 22 (15.17%) OO
18 21 (14.48%) Azure
19 20 (13.79%) Sass
19 20 (13.79%) Test Automation
19 20 (13.79%) Spring
20 17 (11.72%) Scrum
20 17 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
20 17 (11.72%) Jenkins
21 16 (11.03%) CMS

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 16 (11.03%) CMS
2 6 (4.14%) Apache
2 6 (4.14%) Drupal
3 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.76%) Liferay
5 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
6 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.83%) Sketch
4 3 (2.07%) InVision
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) Odoo
2 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.48%) Azure
2 10 (6.90%) SaaS
3 6 (4.14%) AWS
4 5 (3.45%) Serverless
5 4 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.07%) GitHub
7 2 (1.38%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.38%) Office 365
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Asana
8 1 (0.69%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) Network Security
2 2 (1.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.38%) SSH
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) MySQL
3 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) Redis
5 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (28.97%) Git (software)
2 37 (25.52%) JIRA
3 17 (11.72%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.97%) Subversion
5 10 (6.90%) Selenium
6 9 (6.21%) Bitbucket
6 9 (6.21%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.52%) TeamCity
7 8 (5.52%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (4.83%) Jasmine
8 7 (4.83%) webpack
9 6 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.14%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.45%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.45%) ClearCase
10 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.76%) Ant
11 4 (2.76%) JBehave
11 4 (2.76%) Maven
General
1 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.45%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (1.38%) French Language
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) German Language
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 113 (77.93%) Developer
2 29 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (15.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Designer
6 11 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.90%) React Developer
8 8 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Consultant
11 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.45%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.45%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (95.17%) HTML
2 42 (28.97%) .NET
3 36 (24.83%) React
4 35 (24.14%) AngularJS
5 31 (21.38%) CSS3
6 27 (18.62%) HTML5
7 26 (17.93%) jQuery
8 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET
9 20 (13.79%) Sass
9 20 (13.79%) Spring
10 17 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (11.03%) JSON
12 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (9.66%) Node.js
13 13 (8.97%) SOAP
13 13 (8.97%) Vue.js
14 11 (7.59%) .NET Framework
14 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (6.90%) Redux
15 10 (6.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.17%) User Experience
2 9 (6.21%) Graphic Design
3 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.38%) FMCG
6 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Android
2 3 (2.07%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) Front End Development
3 34 (23.45%) MVC
4 30 (20.69%) TDD
5 25 (17.24%) Web Development
6 24 (16.55%) BDD
7 22 (15.17%) OO
8 20 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 17 (11.72%) Scrum
10 15 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 14 (9.66%) Wireframes
12 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
13 12 (8.28%) DevOps
13 12 (8.28%) OOP
13 12 (8.28%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (8.28%) Web Design
14 10 (6.90%) SDLC
15 9 (6.21%) Content Management
15 9 (6.21%) Microservices
15 9 (6.21%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 118 (81.38%) JavaScript
2 38 (26.21%) C#
3 37 (25.52%) Java
4 25 (17.24%) TypeScript
5 15 (10.34%) PHP
5 15 (10.34%) SQL
6 11 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.90%) Python
8 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.76%) ES6
9 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.38%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.45%) ISEB
4 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) CBAP
5 1 (0.69%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (4.14%) Oracle
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.76%) Adobe
3 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.38%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (0.69%) FatWire
5 1 (0.69%) Google
5 1 (0.69%) PayPal
5 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.69%) Zend