Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 23 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 251 253 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.34% 6.40% 5.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.06% 30.52% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 164 181
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £250
90th Percentile £450 £450 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 16
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.71% -36.36%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.64 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% +51.42% +10.00%

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 963 829 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.34% 20.96% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 496 596
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £46.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.26% +3.95% +36.15%
10th Percentile £8.00 £14.45 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +18.38%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +6 97 £365 +12.31% 49
Newbury -8 28 £350 -6.67% 23
Bracknell -11 26 £373 -3.93% 17
Slough 0 18 £400 - 8
Maidenhead 0 16 £325 -13.33% 12
Thatcham - 2 £315 - 1
Windsor - 2 £473 -
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 239 (95.22%) HTML
2 210 (83.67%) JavaScript
3 116 (46.22%) HTML5
4 109 (43.43%) AngularJS
5 103 (41.04%) Front End Development
6 86 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (33.07%) CSS3
8 75 (29.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 75 (29.88%) jQuery
9 74 (29.48%) TDD
9 74 (29.48%) Sass
10 63 (25.10%) React
11 57 (22.71%) Scrum
12 48 (19.12%) gulp
13 46 (18.33%) BDD
13 46 (18.33%) Web Development
14 45 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (17.93%) Git (software)
15 44 (17.53%) SQL
16 43 (17.13%) Degree
17 42 (16.73%) XML
17 42 (16.73%) MVC
17 42 (16.73%) Node.js
18 41 (16.33%) .NET
18 41 (16.33%) Test Automation
19 38 (15.14%) Java
20 37 (14.74%) C#
20 37 (14.74%) PHP
20 37 (14.74%) Computer Science
20 37 (14.74%) webpack

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 21 (8.37%) Apache
1 21 (8.37%) CMS
2 17 (6.77%) WordPress
3 13 (5.18%) IIS
4 11 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.19%) nginx
6 7 (2.79%) Drupal
7 5 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.59%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.20%) Confluence
9 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.20%) Kentico
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) Photoshop
2 13 (5.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.80%) InDesign
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.40%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) KANA IQ
1 8 (3.19%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.40%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.40%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.55%) npm
2 20 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.39%) GitHub
4 6 (2.39%) SaaS
5 3 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.20%) Serverless
6 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.59%) HTTP
3 3 (1.20%) DNS
3 3 (1.20%) FTP
4 2 (0.80%) SMTP
4 2 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.16%) MySQL
2 22 (8.76%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (2.39%) Big Data
5 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (1.99%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.80%) MonetDB
9 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (19.12%) gulp
2 45 (17.93%) Git (software)
3 37 (14.74%) webpack
4 30 (11.95%) Karma Test Runner
5 29 (11.55%) Jasmine
5 29 (11.55%) Protractor
6 21 (8.37%) Subversion
7 18 (7.17%) JIRA
8 16 (6.37%) Axure RP
8 16 (6.37%) Jenkins
9 15 (5.98%) Eclipse
10 13 (5.18%) Maven
11 10 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.59%) Grunt
12 9 (3.59%) Visual Studio
13 8 (3.19%) Cucumber
14 7 (2.79%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (2.79%) Selenium
14 7 (2.79%) Vagrant
15 4 (1.59%) Mocha
General
1 19 (7.57%) Marketing
2 16 (6.37%) Retail
3 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.38%) Finance
5 2 (0.80%) Games
5 2 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 211 (84.06%) Developer
2 99 (39.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 43 (17.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 36 (14.34%) React Developer
5 20 (7.97%) Designer
5 20 (7.97%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (7.17%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.17%) Web Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Angular Developer
8 13 (5.18%) HTML Developer
8 13 (5.18%) PHP Developer
9 12 (4.78%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.38%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.38%) UI Developer
11 10 (3.98%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.59%) HTML CSS Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.19%) UX Designer
14 7 (2.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (95.22%) HTML
2 116 (46.22%) HTML5
3 109 (43.43%) AngularJS
4 83 (33.07%) CSS3
5 75 (29.88%) jQuery
5 75 (29.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 74 (29.48%) Sass
7 63 (25.10%) React
8 42 (16.73%) Node.js
8 42 (16.73%) XML
9 41 (16.33%) .NET
10 33 (13.15%) REST
11 32 (12.75%) Web Services
12 27 (10.76%) Ajax
13 24 (9.56%) ASP.NET
13 24 (9.56%) JSON
14 15 (5.98%) .NET Framework
14 15 (5.98%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (5.58%) LESS
15 14 (5.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.74%) Computer Science
1 37 (14.74%) User Experience
2 12 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.19%) Animation
4 8 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.39%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.99%) Social Media
6 5 (1.99%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.59%) iPad
7 4 (1.59%) W3C
7 4 (1.59%) Wiki
8 2 (0.80%) Blog
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.80%) iPhone
8 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) RIA
9 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.56%) Linux
2 16 (6.37%) Windows
3 14 (5.58%) Unix
4 7 (2.79%) Windows 2000
4 7 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.99%) Debian
5 5 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.20%) Android
6 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (41.04%) Front End Development
2 86 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (29.48%) TDD
4 57 (22.71%) Scrum
5 46 (18.33%) BDD
5 46 (18.33%) Web Development
6 45 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (16.73%) MVC
8 41 (16.33%) Test Automation
9 36 (14.34%) CRM
10 31 (12.35%) E-Commerce
10 31 (12.35%) Open Source
11 24 (9.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (7.57%) SDLC
13 18 (7.17%) Analytics
14 17 (6.77%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.37%) DevOps
15 16 (6.37%) OO
16 14 (5.58%) Wireframes
17 13 (5.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 210 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 44 (17.53%) SQL
3 38 (15.14%) Java
4 37 (14.74%) C#
4 37 (14.74%) PHP
5 36 (14.34%) ES6
6 28 (11.16%) ES7
7 8 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.19%) VBScript
8 5 (1.99%) Python
8 5 (1.99%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.59%) Perl
9 4 (1.59%) PHP 7
10 3 (1.20%) Ruby
10 3 (1.20%) Scala
10 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (17.13%) Degree
2 35 (13.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.37%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (7.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) Galera Cluster
1 5 (1.99%) OpenNebula
2 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (11.95%) Twitter
2 19 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.17%) Adobe
4 11 (4.38%) Oracle
5 9 (3.59%) Google
6 8 (3.19%) KANA
7 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.20%) Omniture
8 3 (1.20%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.80%) Apple
9 2 (0.80%) IBM
9 2 (0.80%) Marketo
9 2 (0.80%) Monetate
9 2 (0.80%) Tealium
9 2 (0.80%) Zend
10 1 (0.40%) ClickTale
10 1 (0.40%) FatWire
10 1 (0.40%) HP
10 1 (0.40%) OpenText