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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Contract jobs citing CSS 96 89 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.23% 3.83% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 17.94% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 67
Median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 384 496 473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.90% 21.32% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 299 301
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Berkshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Berkshire

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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

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 30 £375 - 14
Newbury +12 13 £380 -3.79% 6
Bracknell +7 7 £273 +43.42% 4
Slough +6 6 £275 -26.66% 3
Maidenhead +2 6 £388 -8.82% 2
Wokingham +4 1 - -
Ascot - 1 - - 3
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 157 (94.01%) HTML
2 133 (79.64%) JavaScript
3 74 (44.31%) HTML5
4 61 (36.53%) AngularJS
4 61 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (34.13%) CSS3
6 52 (31.14%) Front End Development
7 49 (29.34%) jQuery
8 33 (19.76%) Git (software)
9 32 (19.16%) OO
10 29 (17.37%) Java
11 28 (16.77%) Web Development
12 25 (14.97%) TDD
12 25 (14.97%) CMS
13 23 (13.77%) Finance
13 23 (13.77%) PHP
13 23 (13.77%) .NET
14 22 (13.17%) SQL
14 22 (13.17%) User Experience
14 22 (13.17%) Angular 2
15 21 (12.57%) Unit Testing
16 20 (11.98%) Sass
17 19 (11.38%) Scrum
18 17 (10.18%) Web Design
18 17 (10.18%) MySQL
18 17 (10.18%) Web Services
18 17 (10.18%) REST
18 17 (10.18%) TypeScript
19 16 (9.58%) Node.js
19 16 (9.58%) Responsive Web Design

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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 25 (14.97%) CMS
2 10 (5.99%) Apache
3 4 (2.40%) JBoss
3 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.40%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.80%) WordPress
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.60%) Kentico
6 1 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.80%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Eloqua
1 3 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.20%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) GitHub
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) LDAP
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.18%) MySQL
2 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) Big Data
7 2 (1.20%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (19.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.19%) Maven
3 12 (7.19%) Subversion
4 11 (6.59%) Grunt
5 8 (4.79%) webpack
6 7 (4.19%) gulp
6 7 (4.19%) Protractor
7 6 (3.59%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.99%) Axure RP
8 5 (2.99%) Mocha
9 4 (2.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.40%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (2.40%) JIRA
9 4 (2.40%) JUnit
9 4 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.40%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.20%) Bower
11 2 (1.20%) Yeoman
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Retail
3 8 (4.79%) Marketing
4 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.80%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.60%) German Language
8 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 137 (82.04%) Developer
2 50 (29.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (19.16%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (10.18%) HTML Developer
5 15 (8.98%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.98%) HTML CSS Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Angular Developer
6 14 (8.38%) UI Developer
7 13 (7.78%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.78%) PHP Developer
7 13 (7.78%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Agile Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Designer
9 7 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.19%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Symfony Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (94.01%) HTML
2 74 (44.31%) HTML5
3 61 (36.53%) AngularJS
4 57 (34.13%) CSS3
5 49 (29.34%) jQuery
6 23 (13.77%) .NET
7 22 (13.17%) Angular 2
8 20 (11.98%) Sass
9 17 (10.18%) REST
9 17 (10.18%) Web Services
10 16 (9.58%) Node.js
10 16 (9.58%) XML
11 15 (8.98%) RESTful
12 13 (7.78%) React
13 12 (7.19%) Java EE
14 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET
15 10 (5.99%) JSON
16 9 (5.39%) Backbone.js
16 9 (5.39%) SOAP
16 9 (5.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) User Experience
2 14 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.40%) W3C
5 3 (1.80%) CMDB
6 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.20%) Life Science
6 2 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.20%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) EMV
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.98%) Linux
2 4 (2.40%) Unix
3 2 (1.20%) Debian
3 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.14%) Front End Development
3 32 (19.16%) OO
4 28 (16.77%) Web Development
5 25 (14.97%) TDD
6 21 (12.57%) Unit Testing
7 19 (11.38%) Scrum
8 17 (10.18%) Web Design
9 16 (9.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (8.98%) Content Management
10 15 (8.98%) MVC
11 14 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.38%) DevOps
12 13 (7.78%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.19%) OOD
13 12 (7.19%) Wireframes
14 10 (5.99%) Analytics
14 10 (5.99%) BDD
14 10 (5.99%) Workflow
15 9 (5.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 133 (79.64%) JavaScript
2 29 (17.37%) Java
3 23 (13.77%) PHP
4 22 (13.17%) SQL
5 17 (10.18%) TypeScript
6 16 (9.58%) C#
7 7 (4.19%) ES6
8 6 (3.59%) PHP 5
8 6 (3.59%) PHP 7
9 5 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.99%) Scala
10 4 (2.40%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (2.40%) ECMAScript
10 4 (2.40%) Python
11 3 (1.80%) C
11 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.20%) C++
12 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) CloudForms
2 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (7.19%) Oracle
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.19%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.19%) Twitter
4 6 (3.59%) Adobe
4 6 (3.59%) BMC
5 5 (2.99%) Demandware
5 5 (2.99%) Google
6 4 (2.40%) FatWire
6 4 (2.40%) HP
7 3 (1.80%) CA
7 3 (1.80%) Remedy
8 2 (1.20%) Pega
8 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.20%) Spredfast
8 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.60%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.60%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.60%) Marketo
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