Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 35 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing CSS 267 176 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.78% 4.64% 4.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.56% 23.34% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 117 161
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £281 £295 £275
90th Percentile £486 £455 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +14.09% +6.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Berkshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.57% -36.36%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year +4.65% +112.82% -19.18%

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 935 754 1,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.75% 19.89% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 440 644
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £294 £288
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 27
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% - -53.85%
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50% +17.65%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +2 83 £375 +2.74% 53
Newbury 0 39 £350 -4.11% 8
Bracknell +18 34 £358 +31.19% 16
Slough -1 23 £400 -11.11% 18
Maidenhead +7 19 £325 -18.75% 8
Ascot 0 1 £288 - 4
Wokingham -5 1 £350 - 15
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 253 (94.76%) HTML
2 212 (79.40%) JavaScript
3 133 (49.81%) HTML5
4 117 (43.82%) Front End Development
5 116 (43.45%) CSS3
6 91 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (31.46%) React
8 79 (29.59%) AngularJS
9 72 (26.97%) Sass
10 69 (25.84%) jQuery
11 63 (23.60%) TDD
12 61 (22.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 56 (20.97%) E-Commerce
14 52 (19.48%) Node.js
15 50 (18.73%) PHP
16 49 (18.35%) MVC
17 48 (17.98%) Git (software)
18 45 (16.85%) .NET
19 43 (16.10%) User Experience
20 39 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (13.11%) gulp
22 33 (12.36%) BDD
22 33 (12.36%) JIRA
22 33 (12.36%) Web Services
23 31 (11.61%) Java
23 31 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
23 31 (11.61%) REST
24 29 (10.86%) Responsive Web Design
24 29 (10.86%) OO
24 29 (10.86%) 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 (10.86%) CMS
2 15 (5.62%) WordPress
3 11 (4.12%) Drupal
4 7 (2.62%) Confluence
4 7 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.50%) Apache
6 4 (1.50%) Kentico
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.12%) IIS
7 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.75%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.37%) Liferay
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.24%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (5.24%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (2.25%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.12%) InVision
5 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.12%) UXPin
6 2 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.37%) GIMP
7 1 (0.37%) InDesign
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (8.61%) Magento
2 3 (1.12%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.75%) npm
3 10 (3.75%) Serverless
4 7 (2.62%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.75%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.12%) DNS
1 3 (1.12%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) SMTP
3 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.99%) MySQL
2 13 (4.87%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.25%) Big Data
7 6 (2.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.12%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.75%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.75%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.37%) Power BI
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 35 (13.11%) gulp
3 33 (12.36%) JIRA
4 19 (7.12%) webpack
5 16 (5.99%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.99%) Subversion
6 15 (5.62%) Eclipse
7 13 (4.87%) Axure RP
8 12 (4.49%) Jasmine
8 12 (4.49%) Karma Test Runner
8 12 (4.49%) Maven
9 11 (4.12%) JUnit
9 11 (4.12%) Protractor
10 9 (3.37%) git-flow
10 9 (3.37%) Mockito
11 8 (3.00%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.25%) Selenium
12 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.87%) QUnit
13 5 (1.87%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (7.49%) Retail
2 18 (6.74%) Finance
3 16 (5.99%) Marketing
3 16 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 209 (78.28%) Developer
2 87 (32.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 69 (25.84%) React Developer
4 40 (14.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (13.11%) Designer
6 18 (6.74%) Magento Developer
7 15 (5.62%) Angular Developer
7 15 (5.62%) PHP Developer
8 14 (5.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (5.24%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.37%) Senior React Developer
10 8 (3.00%) UI Developer
10 8 (3.00%) UX Designer
10 8 (3.00%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.62%) UI Designer
12 6 (2.25%) Drupal Developer
12 6 (2.25%) HTML Developer
12 6 (2.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 6 (2.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (94.76%) HTML
2 133 (49.81%) HTML5
3 116 (43.45%) CSS3
4 84 (31.46%) React
5 79 (29.59%) AngularJS
6 72 (26.97%) Sass
7 69 (25.84%) jQuery
8 61 (22.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 52 (19.48%) Node.js
10 45 (16.85%) .NET
11 33 (12.36%) Web Services
12 31 (11.61%) REST
13 26 (9.74%) LESS
14 25 (9.36%) ASP.NET
15 24 (8.99%) Redux
16 18 (6.74%) XML
17 16 (5.99%) RESTful
18 14 (5.24%) Ajax
18 14 (5.24%) Spring
19 13 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.10%) User Experience
2 26 (9.74%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.12%) Graphic Design
5 10 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.25%) iPad
7 6 (2.25%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.50%) Animation
8 4 (1.50%) Social Media
8 4 (1.50%) Video Editing
8 4 (1.50%) Wiki
9 3 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.12%) Blog
9 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.12%) Life Science
9 3 (1.12%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.37%) Fintech
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.37%) Linux
2 4 (1.50%) Windows
3 2 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (43.82%) Front End Development
2 91 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (23.60%) TDD
4 56 (20.97%) E-Commerce
5 49 (18.35%) MVC
6 39 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (12.36%) BDD
8 29 (10.86%) OO
8 29 (10.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (10.49%) Scrum
10 25 (9.36%) Analytics
10 25 (9.36%) Web Development
11 22 (8.24%) Test Automation
12 21 (7.87%) DevOps
13 20 (7.49%) Pair Programming
13 20 (7.49%) Web Design
14 19 (7.12%) OOP
14 19 (7.12%) Software Engineering
15 18 (6.74%) User Stories
16 16 (5.99%) Cross-Browser Development
Programming Languages
1 212 (79.40%) JavaScript
2 50 (18.73%) PHP
3 31 (11.61%) Java
4 22 (8.24%) ES6
5 21 (7.87%) SQL
6 18 (6.74%) C#
7 10 (3.75%) ES7
8 9 (3.37%) Java 8
9 7 (2.62%) Python
10 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.50%) Scala
10 4 (1.50%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.12%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.12%) R
12 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (7.49%) Degree
2 13 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.74%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (2.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Ansible
2 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (7.12%) Adobe
2 17 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.99%) Twitter
4 10 (3.75%) Google
4 10 (3.75%) ServiceNow
4 10 (3.75%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.00%) Capita
6 3 (1.12%) Omniture
6 3 (1.12%) Optimizely
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle
6 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.75%) Marketo
8 1 (0.37%) HubSpot