The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 April 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs citing CSS 141 117 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.64% 4.54% 7.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.71% 19.34% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 83 123
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +0.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.72% -72.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £9.40 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £46.20 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.60 £35.00
% change year-on-year +76.97% -35.42%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 621 605 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.26% 23.48% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 378 439
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 33
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -19.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £55.00 £44.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the East of England

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in the East of England

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in the East of England

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in the East of England

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 44 £422 +16.41% 12
Hertfordshire +2 35 £350 +7.69% 36
Cambridgeshire -1 32 £350 -6.66% 47
Bedfordshire - 18 £300 - 12
Suffolk +15 9 £400 +60.00% 11
Norfolk -4 3 £319 +10.86% 11
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for CSS.

1 241 (94.14%) HTML
2 199 (77.73%) JavaScript
3 102 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (37.11%) Java
5 86 (33.59%) jQuery
6 84 (32.81%) HTML5
7 82 (32.03%) XML
8 79 (30.86%) SQL
9 72 (28.13%) CSS3
10 69 (26.95%) Web Development
11 68 (26.56%) .NET
12 66 (25.78%) MVC
12 66 (25.78%) TDD
13 64 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 60 (23.44%) C#
15 59 (23.05%) JSON
16 54 (21.09%) ASP.NET
17 52 (20.31%) Git (software)
18 51 (19.92%) SQL Server
19 49 (19.14%) Front End Development
20 47 (18.36%) Oracle
20 47 (18.36%) Web Services
20 47 (18.36%) Unix
21 46 (17.97%) Ajax
22 45 (17.58%) PHP
23 43 (16.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 41 (16.02%) Sass
25 39 (15.23%) MySQL
25 39 (15.23%) Adobe
26 32 (12.50%) Node.js

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (7.81%) CMS
2 18 (7.03%) IIS
3 16 (6.25%) JBoss
3 16 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 15 (5.86%) WordPress
5 14 (5.47%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.13%) Drupal
7 6 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.34%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.95%) Apache
8 5 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.95%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.56%) nginx
9 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.56%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.17%) Magnolia
Applications
1 13 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.56%) InDesign
4 3 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.78%) ImageReady
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.78%) UXPin
6 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.20%) Adobe Campaign
1 21 (8.20%) Unica
2 8 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.95%) Magento
4 3 (1.17%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.30%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.73%) Google Analytics
4 7 (2.73%) Office 365
5 6 (2.34%) GitHub
6 5 (1.95%) Yammer
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.78%) PaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Route 53
7 2 (0.78%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.47%) LDAP
2 9 (3.52%) HTTP
3 6 (2.34%) Internet
3 6 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.56%) Intranet
5 2 (0.78%) DNS
5 2 (0.78%) IMAP
5 2 (0.78%) SMTP
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.23%) MySQL
3 31 (12.11%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.42%) MariaDB
5 17 (6.64%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.73%) Redis
9 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.17%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 52 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.42%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.25%) Subversion
4 15 (5.86%) gulp
4 15 (5.86%) JUnit
5 14 (5.47%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.69%) Grunt
6 12 (4.69%) Mockito
7 11 (4.30%) Ant
7 11 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.52%) JIRA
9 8 (3.13%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.73%) Mocha
11 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.95%) FxCop
11 5 (1.95%) Maven
11 5 (1.95%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.95%) StyleCop
12 4 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (7.03%) Retail
2 15 (5.86%) Marketing
3 14 (5.47%) Finance
4 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.56%) Games
6 3 (1.17%) Automotive
6 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Interactive Media
7 2 (0.78%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 227 (88.67%) Developer
2 56 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 44 (17.19%) .NET Developer
4 38 (14.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (10.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (10.16%) C# Developer
7 21 (8.20%) UI Developer
8 20 (7.81%) HTML CSS Developer
8 20 (7.81%) HTML Developer
9 19 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.86%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.47%) Angular Developer
12 14 (5.47%) CRM Developer
13 13 (5.08%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.30%) Designer
14 11 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
15 10 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 7 (2.73%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (94.14%) HTML
2 86 (33.59%) jQuery
3 84 (32.81%) HTML5
4 82 (32.03%) XML
5 72 (28.13%) CSS3
6 68 (26.56%) .NET
7 64 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 59 (23.05%) JSON
9 54 (21.09%) ASP.NET
10 47 (18.36%) Web Services
11 46 (17.97%) Ajax
12 43 (16.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (16.02%) Sass
14 32 (12.50%) Node.js
15 31 (12.11%) Spring
16 30 (11.72%) LESS
17 28 (10.94%) .NET Framework
17 28 (10.94%) Entity Framework
18 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (10.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.77%) User Experience
2 19 (7.42%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.52%) Animation
6 8 (3.13%) W3C
7 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.95%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.95%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.56%) Contactless
9 4 (1.56%) EMV
9 4 (1.56%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.56%) iPad
10 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.17%) Social Media
11 2 (0.78%) Blog
11 2 (0.78%) Clustering
11 2 (0.78%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.78%) NHS
11 2 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.36%) Unix
2 30 (11.72%) Linux
3 15 (5.86%) Windows
4 13 (5.08%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.13%) Android
6 5 (1.95%) Solaris
7 4 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (26.95%) Web Development
3 66 (25.78%) MVC
3 66 (25.78%) TDD
4 49 (19.14%) Front End Development
5 32 (12.50%) OO
6 29 (11.33%) B2C
7 26 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (9.77%) Analytics
8 25 (9.77%) CRM
8 25 (9.77%) E-Commerce
9 23 (8.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (8.59%) Scrum
11 16 (6.25%) Web Design
12 15 (5.86%) BDD
12 15 (5.86%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.86%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.08%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.69%) SEO
14 12 (4.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 199 (77.73%) JavaScript
2 95 (37.11%) Java
3 79 (30.86%) SQL
4 60 (23.44%) C#
5 45 (17.58%) PHP
6 17 (6.64%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.52%) Python
9 7 (2.73%) XPath
10 6 (2.34%) VBScript
11 4 (1.56%) C++
11 4 (1.56%) ES6
12 3 (1.17%) Go
12 3 (1.17%) Lua
12 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.17%) Ruby
12 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.78%) C
13 2 (0.78%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (2.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) IBM Certification
2 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) WAI
2 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 47 (18.36%) Oracle
2 39 (15.23%) Adobe
3 24 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.20%) Google
5 15 (5.86%) IBM
6 8 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.73%) SAP
8 5 (1.95%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.95%) Infor
8 5 (1.95%) Omniture
9 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.17%) FatWire
10 3 (1.17%) Telerik
10 3 (1.17%) Zend
11 2 (0.78%) Nintex
11 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.78%) VMware
11 2 (0.78%) Xerox
12 1 (0.39%) Mapbox
12 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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