Period
to 17 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 231 251 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.34% 6.11% 6.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.09% 26.93% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 172 186
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +0.69% +5.45%
10th Percentile £323 £270 £250
90th Percentile £538 £481 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -20.00% +157.81%
10th Percentile £27.50 £30.05 £21.25
90th Percentile £32.50 £34.75 £49.75
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.11% +12.50% +77.78%

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 1,150 932 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.58% 22.69% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 563 568
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.19% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24.20 £9.58 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -5 101 £450 +23.29% 34
Bracknell +2 33 £475 +26.67% 17
Newbury +2 27 £358 +5.93% 12
Maidenhead +1 13 £350 -15.15% 11
Slough -24 5 £375 -6.25% 4
Windsor +6 1 - - 3
Thatcham -2 1 - -
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 211 (91.34%) HTML
2 182 (78.79%) JavaScript
3 87 (37.66%) HTML5
4 86 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (33.33%) CSS3
6 69 (29.87%) AngularJS
7 67 (29.00%) Git (software)
8 62 (26.84%) Front End Development
9 59 (25.54%) React
10 57 (24.68%) TDD
10 57 (24.68%) .NET
11 55 (23.81%) C#
12 54 (23.38%) Node.js
13 47 (20.35%) MVC
14 46 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (19.48%) jQuery
16 43 (18.61%) Sass
16 43 (18.61%) BDD
17 39 (16.88%) OO
18 37 (16.02%) Java
18 37 (16.02%) Scrum
18 37 (16.02%) User Experience
19 36 (15.58%) REST
20 34 (14.72%) Jenkins
20 34 (14.72%) ASP.NET
20 34 (14.72%) Web Services
21 33 (14.29%) LESS
22 31 (13.42%) Web Development
23 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
23 29 (12.55%) 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 29 (12.55%) CMS
2 12 (5.19%) Confluence
3 7 (3.03%) IIS
3 7 (3.03%) Liferay
4 6 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.16%) Drupal
5 5 (2.16%) WordPress
6 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.87%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.46%) InVision
2 6 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.73%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.30%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.43%) GIMP
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Shopify
3 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.19%) Serverless
4 10 (4.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (3.90%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.90%) GitHub
5 9 (3.90%) SaaS
6 3 (1.30%) Force.com
7 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.43%) Datadog
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.43%) npm
8 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.63%) HTTP
2 3 (1.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.09%) MySQL
3 16 (6.93%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.16%) Redis
8 4 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.73%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.30%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.87%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.43%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (29.00%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.72%) Jenkins
3 24 (10.39%) JIRA
4 18 (7.79%) Mercurial
4 18 (7.79%) webpack
5 16 (6.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (5.19%) gulp
6 12 (5.19%) Maven
6 12 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.19%) Visual Studio
7 11 (4.76%) git-flow
7 11 (4.76%) Jasmine
7 11 (4.76%) JUnit
7 11 (4.76%) Mockito
7 11 (4.76%) Subversion
8 9 (3.90%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.03%) Fiddler
9 7 (3.03%) Mocha
9 7 (3.03%) Selenium
10 5 (2.16%) Grunt
General
1 19 (8.23%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.49%) Retail
3 7 (3.03%) Finance
4 6 (2.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.30%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Publishing
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (78.35%) Developer
2 51 (22.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (19.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 45 (19.48%) React Developer
4 24 (10.39%) Angular Developer
5 20 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
5 20 (8.66%) Senior Developer
6 18 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 17 (7.36%) .NET Developer
7 17 (7.36%) HTML Developer
8 16 (6.93%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (6.93%) Web Developer
9 14 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.06%) UI Developer
10 11 (4.76%) Designer
11 9 (3.90%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.46%) UI Designer
13 7 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.03%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.60%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (91.34%) HTML
2 87 (37.66%) HTML5
3 77 (33.33%) CSS3
4 69 (29.87%) AngularJS
5 59 (25.54%) React
6 57 (24.68%) .NET
7 54 (23.38%) Node.js
8 45 (19.48%) jQuery
9 43 (18.61%) Sass
10 36 (15.58%) REST
11 34 (14.72%) ASP.NET
11 34 (14.72%) Web Services
12 33 (14.29%) LESS
13 25 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (7.79%) Spring
15 17 (7.36%) RESTful
16 15 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (6.49%) XML
17 13 (5.63%) Redux
18 11 (4.76%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.02%) User Experience
2 28 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.30%) Life Science
4 3 (1.30%) Social Media
5 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.43%) Blog
6 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.43%) Fintech
6 1 (0.43%) FMCG
6 1 (0.43%) SCORM
6 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.46%) Linux
2 5 (2.16%) Windows
3 4 (1.73%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (26.84%) Front End Development
3 57 (24.68%) TDD
4 47 (20.35%) MVC
5 46 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (18.61%) BDD
7 39 (16.88%) OO
8 37 (16.02%) Scrum
9 31 (13.42%) Web Development
10 28 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
11 27 (11.69%) OOP
12 25 (10.82%) Test Automation
13 23 (9.96%) Content Management
14 22 (9.52%) DevOps
15 21 (9.09%) Software Engineering
16 18 (7.79%) Kanban
16 18 (7.79%) User Stories
17 17 (7.36%) Cross-Browser Development
17 17 (7.36%) Functional Testing
17 17 (7.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 182 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 55 (23.81%) C#
3 37 (16.02%) Java
4 27 (11.69%) PHP
5 23 (9.96%) TypeScript
6 21 (9.09%) SQL
7 17 (7.36%) Python
8 11 (4.76%) Java 8
9 5 (2.16%) C++
10 4 (1.73%) ES6
10 4 (1.73%) F#
11 3 (1.30%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.87%) C
13 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) R
13 1 (0.43%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) Packer
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.19%) Adobe
3 11 (4.76%) FatWire
4 7 (3.03%) Google
5 4 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle
6 3 (1.30%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.87%) SAP
7 2 (0.87%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Concur
8 1 (0.43%) MKS
8 1 (0.43%) New Relic
8 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.43%) Splunk
8 1 (0.43%) Telerik
8 1 (0.43%) VMware
8 1 (0.43%) WooCommerce