Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 196 271 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.54% 6.73% 5.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.20% 27.51% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 182 125
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% +10.32%
10th Percentile £312 £275 £282
90th Percentile £565 £488 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £370
% change year-on-year +2.41% +12.16% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.75
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £41.64
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.07% +51.42%

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 1,021 985 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.66% 24.45% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 578 450
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £323 £300 £294
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £8.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.50% -68.93% -7.21%
10th Percentile £22.35 £8.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £47.91 £51.50 £54.50
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -4 89 £460 +22.67% 13
Bracknell -20 26 £538 +46.26% 7
Maidenhead +2 13 £300 -7.69%
Newbury -14 13 £394 +12.50% 1
Slough -19 6 £345 -13.75%
Ascot -2 2 £400 +39.13% 1
Wokingham -4 2 £300 -14.29% 1
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 168 (85.71%) HTML
2 146 (74.49%) JavaScript
3 106 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (35.71%) TDD
4 70 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 64 (32.65%) .NET
6 58 (29.59%) C#
7 56 (28.57%) MVC
8 54 (27.55%) AngularJS
9 51 (26.02%) HTML5
9 51 (26.02%) CSS3
10 50 (25.51%) OOP
11 49 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 49 (25.00%) OO
12 48 (24.49%) BDD
13 43 (21.94%) Sass
14 40 (20.41%) User Experience
15 38 (19.39%) Front End Development
16 36 (18.37%) Scrum
17 35 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (17.86%) React
17 35 (17.86%) TypeScript
18 33 (16.84%) REST
18 33 (16.84%) Node.js
19 31 (15.82%) JIRA
20 30 (15.31%) Responsive Web Design
20 30 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
20 30 (15.31%) DevOps
21 29 (14.80%) Visual Studio Team System
22 27 (13.78%) SQL

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 14 (7.14%) CMS
2 8 (4.08%) Confluence
2 8 (4.08%) Liferay
3 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.53%) IIS
4 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.53%) WordPress
5 2 (1.02%) Drupal
5 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.04%) InVision
3 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.12%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (6.12%) Serverless
4 10 (5.10%) SaaS
5 8 (4.08%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.55%) Office 365
7 3 (1.53%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.02%) Firebase
8 2 (1.02%) GitHub
9 1 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) SSH
1 2 (1.02%) Wireless
2 1 (0.51%) BGP
2 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.51%) DHCP
2 1 (0.51%) DNS
2 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.51%) Firewall
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) L2TP
2 1 (0.51%) LAN
2 1 (0.51%) MPLS
2 1 (0.51%) Network Security
2 1 (0.51%) OSPF
2 1 (0.51%) PPP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) VLAN
2 1 (0.51%) WAN
2 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.69%) MySQL
3 8 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.55%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.53%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.02%) Lumira
8 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) SQLite
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.82%) JIRA
3 29 (14.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 24 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 15 (7.65%) Jasmine
5 15 (7.65%) webpack
6 12 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.61%) Mercurial
8 10 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (5.10%) Subversion
9 8 (4.08%) Mocha
10 7 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.57%) Selenium
11 6 (3.06%) gulp
11 6 (3.06%) Sinon.JS
11 6 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.06%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.55%) Axure RP
12 5 (2.55%) Grunt
13 4 (2.04%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (5.10%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.59%) Retail
3 8 (4.08%) Finance
4 3 (1.53%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 139 (70.92%) Developer
2 36 (18.37%) Full Stack Developer
3 29 (14.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 28 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 27 (13.78%) React Developer
6 21 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 21 (10.71%) Designer
7 19 (9.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.12%) UX Designer
10 10 (5.10%) Angular Developer
11 9 (4.59%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.08%) HTML Developer
12 8 (4.08%) PHP Developer
12 8 (4.08%) UI Designer
13 7 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
13 7 (3.57%) Java Developer
14 6 (3.06%) Web Developer
15 5 (2.55%) Development Manager
15 5 (2.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (85.71%) HTML
2 64 (32.65%) .NET
3 54 (27.55%) AngularJS
4 51 (26.02%) CSS3
4 51 (26.02%) HTML5
5 49 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 43 (21.94%) Sass
7 35 (17.86%) React
8 33 (16.84%) Node.js
8 33 (16.84%) REST
9 30 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (13.27%) jQuery
11 25 (12.76%) Web Services
12 21 (10.71%) LESS
13 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (8.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.14%) Angular 2
16 13 (6.63%) GraphQL
17 12 (6.12%) Chai
17 12 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.41%) User Experience
2 12 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.57%) Graphic Design
3 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.02%) CMDB
4 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.51%) Fintech
5 1 (0.51%) NHS
5 1 (0.51%) SCORM
5 1 (0.51%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (1.02%) Android
2 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.51%) Unix
3 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (35.71%) TDD
3 56 (28.57%) MVC
4 50 (25.51%) OOP
5 49 (25.00%) OO
6 48 (24.49%) BDD
7 38 (19.39%) Front End Development
8 36 (18.37%) Scrum
9 35 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (15.31%) DevOps
10 30 (15.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (13.27%) Web Development
12 22 (11.22%) Kanban
12 22 (11.22%) Test Automation
13 19 (9.69%) Wireframes
14 18 (9.18%) User Stories
15 17 (8.67%) Microservices
16 16 (8.16%) Pair Programming
17 15 (7.65%) Software Engineering
17 15 (7.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (74.49%) JavaScript
2 58 (29.59%) C#
3 35 (17.86%) TypeScript
4 27 (13.78%) SQL
5 26 (13.27%) PHP
6 24 (12.24%) Java
7 13 (6.63%) Python
8 9 (4.59%) ES6
9 6 (3.06%) F#
9 6 (3.06%) Ruby
10 4 (2.04%) PHP 7
10 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.53%) C
11 3 (1.53%) Java 8
11 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
13 1 (0.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (5.10%) SC Cleared
1 10 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.06%) Degree
3 4 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.51%) CCIE
4 1 (0.51%) CCNP
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (7.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.51%) Cacti
2 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (6.12%) Adobe
2 10 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.57%) FatWire
4 5 (2.55%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (2.55%) Oracle
5 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.53%) Google
6 3 (1.53%) SAP
6 3 (1.53%) Zend
7 2 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.02%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco
8 1 (0.51%) F5
8 1 (0.51%) Facebook
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) Juniper
8 1 (0.51%) Tableau
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) Vertica