Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 July 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 167 112 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.85% 5.63% 6.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.54% 23.33% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 61 119
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £238
90th Percentile £450 £475 £400
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +24.29% - +12.90%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 654 480 605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.73% 24.12% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 261 350
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +8.15% -3.57%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £464
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +44.23% +62.81%
10th Percentile £16.85 £15.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.05 £45.10 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CSS in Buckinghamshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Milton Keynes -5 90 £350 +7.69% 6
Aylesbury +3 33 £400 -3.03% 8
Marlow - 4 - - 6
High Wycombe +5 3 £413 -0.96%
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 160 (95.81%) HTML
2 147 (88.02%) JavaScript
3 84 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (49.10%) CSS3
5 79 (47.31%) HTML5
6 63 (37.72%) jQuery
7 59 (35.33%) AngularJS
8 52 (31.14%) Java
9 48 (28.74%) Front End Development
10 40 (23.95%) .NET
11 38 (22.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (22.16%) Banking
13 36 (21.56%) Spring
14 34 (20.36%) Git (software)
15 32 (19.16%) Ajax
15 32 (19.16%) C#
16 31 (18.56%) Web Development
17 30 (17.96%) Jenkins
17 30 (17.96%) SQL
17 30 (17.96%) Finance
18 28 (16.77%) Sass
18 28 (16.77%) User Experience
19 26 (15.57%) XHTML
20 24 (14.37%) Web Services
21 23 (13.77%) Scrum
21 23 (13.77%) MVC
21 23 (13.77%) Node.js
21 23 (13.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 21 (12.57%) CMS
23 20 (11.98%) Security Cleared

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (12.57%) CMS
2 17 (10.18%) EPiServer
3 11 (6.59%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (4.79%) JBoss
6 6 (3.59%) Drupal
7 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.80%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.20%) Apache
9 2 (1.20%) Confluence
9 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.59%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.20%) Google Checkout
4 2 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) Internet
2 3 (1.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.78%) MySQL
3 10 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.79%) Big Data
5 8 (4.79%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.20%) Endeca
9 1 (0.60%) Impala
9 1 (0.60%) QlikView
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (20.36%) Git (software)
2 30 (17.96%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.98%) Eclipse
3 15 (8.98%) Maven
4 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (6.59%) Subversion
6 6 (3.59%) JUnit
6 6 (3.59%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.99%) Ant
7 5 (2.99%) git-flow
7 5 (2.99%) GitLab
7 5 (2.99%) Hudson
7 5 (2.99%) JIRA
8 4 (2.40%) Gradle
8 4 (2.40%) Grunt
8 4 (2.40%) Selenium
9 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.20%) Spock
11 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 37 (22.16%) Banking
2 30 (17.96%) Finance
3 11 (6.59%) Marketing
4 3 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 144 (86.23%) Developer
2 44 (26.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 39 (23.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 34 (20.36%) HTML Developer
5 31 (18.56%) HTML CSS Developer
6 30 (17.96%) Java Developer
7 21 (12.57%) Web Developer
8 19 (11.38%) Angular Developer
9 16 (9.58%) EPiServer Developer
10 13 (7.78%) C# Developer
11 12 (7.19%) CRM Developer
11 12 (7.19%) Designer
11 12 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 11 (6.59%) PHP Developer
13 10 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (5.99%) Senior Developer
14 9 (5.39%) .NET Developer
14 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Developer
15 8 (4.79%) UX Designer
16 7 (4.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (95.81%) HTML
2 82 (49.10%) CSS3
3 79 (47.31%) HTML5
4 63 (37.72%) jQuery
5 59 (35.33%) AngularJS
6 40 (23.95%) .NET
7 38 (22.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 36 (21.56%) Spring
9 32 (19.16%) Ajax
10 28 (16.77%) Sass
11 26 (15.57%) XHTML
12 24 (14.37%) Web Services
13 23 (13.77%) Node.js
14 18 (10.78%) .NET Framework
14 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET
14 18 (10.78%) LESS
14 18 (10.78%) XML
15 17 (10.18%) RESTful
16 16 (9.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (8.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.77%) User Experience
2 10 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.99%) Online Banking
5 4 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.20%) iPad
7 2 (1.20%) iPhone
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.79%) Android
2 6 (3.59%) Linux
2 6 (3.59%) Windows
3 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.74%) Front End Development
3 31 (18.56%) Web Development
4 23 (13.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 23 (13.77%) MVC
4 23 (13.77%) Scrum
5 19 (11.38%) OO
6 16 (9.58%) CRM
7 11 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (6.59%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.99%) TDD
9 9 (5.39%) Analytics
10 8 (4.79%) Wireframes
11 7 (4.19%) UML
12 6 (3.59%) Time Management
13 5 (2.99%) API Development
13 5 (2.99%) B2B
13 5 (2.99%) MapReduce
13 5 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (2.40%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (88.02%) JavaScript
2 52 (31.14%) Java
3 32 (19.16%) C#
4 30 (17.96%) SQL
5 14 (8.38%) PHP
6 6 (3.59%) PHP 5
6 6 (3.59%) PHP 7
7 5 (2.99%) Apple Swift
7 5 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.99%) Perl
8 4 (2.40%) Python
8 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.80%) ES6
9 3 (1.80%) Ruby
9 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.20%) Go
10 2 (1.20%) GraphQL
10 2 (1.20%) Groovy
10 2 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (11.98%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.99%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.59%) Degree
5 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.60%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.59%) Oracle
3 10 (5.99%) Google
4 5 (2.99%) Adobe
5 4 (2.40%) IBM
5 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.20%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.20%) hybris
6 2 (1.20%) PayPal
7 1 (0.60%) Pega