Period
to 11 August 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 11 August 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 49 24
Rank change year-on-year -21 -25 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 23 158 258
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.66% 3.74% 6.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.31% 16.21% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 121 186
Median daily rate £375 £440 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +14.29% +2.67%
10th Percentile £233 £325 £313
90th Percentile £633 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £82.00 - £30.00
10th Percentile £81.00 - £27.50
90th Percentile £83.00 - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +17.65% -5.56%

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 223 975 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.12% 23.07% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 557 607
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £307 £334 £310
90th Percentile £606 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 19
Median hourly rate £50.31 £48.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +242.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £38.13 £27.25 £8.00
90th Percentile £110.25 £81.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +17.65% -

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 11 August 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 11 August 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 -17 8 £363 -19.44% 14
Slough +22 7 £363 -36.96% 1
Newbury +8 4 £300 -25.00% 1
Bracknell +18 2 £569 +20.37% 9
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 20 (86.96%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) CSS3
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (30.43%) DevOps
5 7 (30.43%) React
6 6 (26.09%) User Experience
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) REST
6 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
6 6 (26.09%) Azure
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) CRM
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.04%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (13.04%) Power Platform
9 3 (13.04%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) Kanban

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 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.04%) Shopify
3 2 (8.70%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (13.04%) Power Platform
3 2 (8.70%) Apigee
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Serverless
3 2 (8.70%) ShareGate
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (4.35%) AWS
4 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Functions
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Logic Apps
4 1 (4.35%) npm
4 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) 3G
1 2 (8.70%) 4G
1 2 (8.70%) 5G
1 2 (8.70%) Broadband
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) GPRS
1 2 (8.70%) LTE
1 2 (8.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) BSS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) HTML5
3 10 (43.48%) CSS3
4 7 (30.43%) React
4 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (26.09%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.04%) LESS
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) Laravel
9 2 (8.70%) Middleware
9 2 (8.70%) OAuth
9 2 (8.70%) RESTful
9 2 (8.70%) WCF
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Process Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Typography
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.70%) WSO2
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe