Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 249 272 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.14% 6.34% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.33% 30.49% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 171 201
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £271 £250 £204
90th Percentile £475 £456 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +9.59% +5.80% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +82.86% -
10th Percentile £30.05 £14.35 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.75 £49.55 £31.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% +52.38% -38.24%

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 911 892 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.47% 20.79% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 528 634
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £541 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -25.17% +93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 95 £365 +4.29% 27
Newbury +8 26 £338 +3.85% 4
Bracknell -16 20 £375 - 8
Slough +6 18 £425 +17.24% 7
Maidenhead +4 18 £400 +7.38% 5
Thatcham - 3 £315 -
Windsor - 2 £473 - 1
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 240 (96.39%) HTML
2 210 (84.34%) JavaScript
3 104 (41.77%) HTML5
4 99 (39.76%) AngularJS
5 89 (35.74%) jQuery
6 82 (32.93%) Front End Development
7 75 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (29.72%) CSS3
9 62 (24.90%) Sass
10 55 (22.09%) Web Development
11 53 (21.29%) Scrum
12 52 (20.88%) SQL
13 50 (20.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 48 (19.28%) React
14 48 (19.28%) TDD
15 47 (18.88%) Git (software)
16 46 (18.47%) XML
17 41 (16.47%) PHP
18 40 (16.06%) Java
18 40 (16.06%) C#
19 39 (15.66%) .NET
20 38 (15.26%) MySQL
20 38 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (15.26%) Test Automation
21 37 (14.86%) Node.js
21 37 (14.86%) MVC
22 36 (14.46%) BDD
23 35 (14.06%) gulp
24 34 (13.65%) Ajax
25 33 (13.25%) Degree

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 31 (12.45%) Apache
2 16 (6.43%) CMS
2 16 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.82%) nginx
4 11 (4.42%) WordPress
5 10 (4.02%) Drupal
5 10 (4.02%) IIS
6 4 (1.61%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) Kentico
9 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.40%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 15 (6.02%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.81%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.40%) InDesign
6 1 (0.40%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Magento
2 8 (3.21%) KANA IQ
3 4 (1.61%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.43%) npm
2 17 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.81%) SaaS
4 4 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) HTTP
2 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.26%) MySQL
2 30 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.01%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.61%) Big Data
8 3 (1.20%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.80%) MonetDB
9 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.80%) Power BI
9 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 47 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 35 (14.06%) gulp
3 29 (11.65%) webpack
4 22 (8.84%) Karma Test Runner
4 22 (8.84%) Protractor
5 21 (8.43%) Subversion
6 20 (8.03%) Jasmine
7 19 (7.63%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.62%) Axure RP
8 14 (5.62%) Maven
9 13 (5.22%) Grunt
10 12 (4.82%) Dreamweaver
10 12 (4.82%) Eclipse
11 11 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.61%) JIRA
13 8 (3.21%) Selenium
13 8 (3.21%) Visual Studio
14 7 (2.81%) Vagrant
15 6 (2.41%) Cucumber
16 3 (1.20%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (7.63%) Retail
2 16 (6.43%) Finance
3 15 (6.02%) Marketing
4 8 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Publishing
6 2 (0.80%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (83.13%) Developer
2 87 (34.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 40 (16.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (9.24%) HTML Developer
5 20 (8.03%) Web Developer
6 19 (7.63%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.23%) Angular Developer
8 16 (6.43%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.43%) HTML CSS Developer
9 15 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (6.02%) PHP Developer
10 14 (5.62%) Designer
11 12 (4.82%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.82%) SQL Developer
11 12 (4.82%) UI Developer
12 9 (3.61%) DevOps Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Drupal Developer
13 8 (3.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (96.39%) HTML
2 104 (41.77%) HTML5
3 99 (39.76%) AngularJS
4 89 (35.74%) jQuery
5 74 (29.72%) CSS3
6 62 (24.90%) Sass
7 50 (20.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 48 (19.28%) React
9 46 (18.47%) XML
10 39 (15.66%) .NET
11 37 (14.86%) Node.js
12 34 (13.65%) Ajax
13 30 (12.05%) REST
14 28 (11.24%) JSON
14 28 (11.24%) Web Services
15 22 (8.84%) ASP.NET
15 22 (8.84%) RESTful
16 15 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
17 14 (5.62%) Drools
18 13 (5.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.84%) User Experience
2 26 (10.44%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.41%) W3C
5 6 (2.41%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.01%) Animation
7 3 (1.20%) Social Media
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.80%) iPad
8 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.40%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.25%) Linux
2 17 (6.83%) Windows
3 16 (6.43%) Unix
4 8 (3.21%) Debian
4 8 (3.21%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.81%) Windows 2000
5 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.80%) Android
6 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.93%) Front End Development
2 75 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (22.09%) Web Development
4 53 (21.29%) Scrum
5 48 (19.28%) TDD
6 38 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (15.26%) Test Automation
7 37 (14.86%) MVC
8 36 (14.46%) BDD
9 25 (10.04%) CRM
10 23 (9.24%) E-Commerce
11 21 (8.43%) Open Source
12 20 (8.03%) DevOps
13 19 (7.63%) OO
14 17 (6.83%) SDLC
15 16 (6.43%) Project Management
16 15 (6.02%) Knowledge Management
16 15 (6.02%) Workflow
17 14 (5.62%) OOD
18 13 (5.22%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 210 (84.34%) JavaScript
2 52 (20.88%) SQL
3 41 (16.47%) PHP
4 40 (16.06%) C#
4 40 (16.06%) Java
5 26 (10.44%) ES6
6 23 (9.24%) ECMAScript
7 9 (3.61%) Perl
8 8 (3.21%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.21%) VBScript
9 7 (2.81%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.41%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.01%) PHP 7
11 5 (2.01%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.61%) Ruby
13 3 (1.20%) Python
14 2 (0.80%) C++
14 2 (0.80%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (13.25%) Degree
2 26 (10.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (9.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Galera Cluster
1 5 (2.01%) OpenNebula
2 3 (1.20%) Ansible
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (9.24%) Adobe
2 20 (8.03%) Twitter
3 19 (7.63%) Oracle
4 17 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.21%) KANA
6 7 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.41%) ATG
7 6 (2.41%) Demandware
7 6 (2.41%) Intershop
8 3 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.20%) Google
8 3 (1.20%) HP
8 3 (1.20%) IBM
8 3 (1.20%) Marketo
9 2 (0.80%) Apple
9 2 (0.80%) Remedy
9 2 (0.80%) SAP
9 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.80%) Sybase
9 2 (0.80%) Zend