Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 31 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 313 277 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.72% 5.36% 6.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.09% 21.41% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 180 283
East of England median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% -
10th Percentile £231 £263 £200
90th Percentile £467 £451 £438
England median daily rate £401 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +0.13% +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -74.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £15.00 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.25 £40.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £32.54
% change year-on-year +29.03% -4.73% +1.69%

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 1417 1294 1646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.43% 25.05% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 799 990
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £247
90th Percentile £575 £549 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 55
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.05 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.03% -8.83% +0.97%
10th Percentile £29.10 £10.60 £19.79
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.81 £44.40
England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.45% +3.57%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 23 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire +9 97 £375 +15.38% 33
Cambridgeshire -1 86 £350 -6.67% 44
Essex -7 57 £400 +14.29% 27
Bedfordshire +26 42 £300 -29.41% 13
Suffolk +17 17 £400 -15.79% 9
Norfolk -12 13 £325 +18.18% 11
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for CSS.

1 290 (92.65%) HTML
2 231 (73.80%) JavaScript
3 132 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (41.21%) HTML5
5 112 (35.78%) jQuery
6 94 (30.03%) CSS3
7 91 (29.07%) XML
8 86 (27.48%) .NET
9 85 (27.16%) C#
10 84 (26.84%) Java
10 84 (26.84%) SQL
10 84 (26.84%) TDD
11 80 (25.56%) Web Development
11 80 (25.56%) MVC
12 78 (24.92%) AngularJS
13 76 (24.28%) Git (software)
14 68 (21.73%) JSON
15 65 (20.77%) Ajax
16 62 (19.81%) Sass
17 60 (19.17%) Node.js
18 59 (18.85%) ASP.NET
19 55 (17.57%) SQL Server
19 55 (17.57%) Web Services
20 51 (16.29%) Front End Development
21 49 (15.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 46 (14.70%) LESS
22 46 (14.70%) User Experience
23 43 (13.74%) MySQL
24 42 (13.42%) Oracle
25 39 (12.46%) Responsive Web Design

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 26 (8.31%) CMS
2 23 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.39%) JBoss
4 16 (5.11%) IIS
4 16 (5.11%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.11%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.47%) Apache
6 6 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.60%) Drupal
7 5 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.60%) WordPress
8 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.96%) Magnolia
9 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (6.39%) Photoshop
2 15 (4.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.24%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.28%) ImageReady
6 2 (0.64%) InDesign
6 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.64%) Snagit
6 2 (0.64%) UXPin
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.88%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (2.88%) Unica
3 7 (2.24%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (1.60%) Magento
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.64%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.51%) GitHub
1 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 8 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.56%) Office 365
3 7 (2.24%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Yammer
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.64%) Route 53
7 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.35%) HTTP
2 18 (5.75%) LDAP
3 8 (2.56%) Internet
4 5 (1.60%) SSL
5 3 (0.96%) Firewall
5 3 (0.96%) Intranet
6 2 (0.64%) DNS
6 2 (0.64%) IMAP
6 2 (0.64%) Skype
6 2 (0.64%) SMS
6 2 (0.64%) SMTP
6 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.74%) MySQL
3 35 (11.18%) Relational Database
4 23 (7.35%) MariaDB
5 10 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.28%) Redis
12 3 (0.96%) QlikView
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 76 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.27%) Jenkins
2 29 (9.27%) Subversion
3 25 (7.99%) gulp
4 22 (7.03%) JUnit
5 21 (6.71%) Grunt
6 20 (6.39%) Visual Studio
7 15 (4.79%) Mockito
8 14 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.83%) Jasmine
9 12 (3.83%) JIRA
10 11 (3.51%) Ant
10 11 (3.51%) Maven
11 9 (2.88%) Mocha
12 8 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.56%) Mercurial
12 8 (2.56%) Selenium
13 6 (1.92%) PHPUnit
13 6 (1.92%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.60%) Bower
General
1 22 (7.03%) Retail
2 19 (6.07%) Marketing
3 12 (3.83%) Finance
4 7 (2.24%) Automotive
5 5 (1.60%) Games
5 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Interactive Media
6 4 (1.28%) Publishing
7 3 (0.96%) Advertising
7 3 (0.96%) Dutch Language
7 3 (0.96%) French Language
7 3 (0.96%) German Language
7 3 (0.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.64%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 260 (83.07%) Developer
2 49 (15.65%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.42%) .NET Developer
4 41 (13.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 36 (11.50%) UI Developer
6 30 (9.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (7.03%) Designer
8 21 (6.71%) C# Developer
8 21 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (6.71%) Node.js Developer
9 20 (6.39%) Angular Developer
10 17 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (5.43%) Web Developer
11 15 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.47%) HTML Developer
13 13 (4.15%) CRM Developer
13 13 (4.15%) HTML CSS Developer
13 13 (4.15%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.83%) Senior Developer
15 8 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (92.65%) HTML
2 129 (41.21%) HTML5
3 112 (35.78%) jQuery
4 94 (30.03%) CSS3
5 91 (29.07%) XML
6 86 (27.48%) .NET
7 78 (24.92%) AngularJS
8 68 (21.73%) JSON
9 65 (20.77%) Ajax
10 62 (19.81%) Sass
11 60 (19.17%) Node.js
12 59 (18.85%) ASP.NET
13 55 (17.57%) Web Services
14 49 (15.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 46 (14.70%) LESS
16 37 (11.82%) REST
17 35 (11.18%) React
17 35 (11.18%) RESTful
18 34 (10.86%) Spring
19 28 (8.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.70%) User Experience
2 23 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.15%) Animation
6 9 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.88%) Graphic Design
7 7 (2.24%) Social Media
7 7 (2.24%) Web 2.0
8 6 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.60%) W3C
10 4 (1.28%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.28%) NHS
11 2 (0.64%) Clustering
11 2 (0.64%) Replication
11 2 (0.64%) Tandem
12 1 (0.32%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.32%) IPTV
12 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.46%) Linux
2 38 (12.14%) Unix
3 27 (8.63%) Windows
4 15 (4.79%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.60%) Solaris
7 3 (0.96%) Android
7 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (26.84%) TDD
3 80 (25.56%) MVC
3 80 (25.56%) Web Development
4 51 (16.29%) Front End Development
5 39 (12.46%) E-Commerce
5 39 (12.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 37 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (9.90%) OO
8 27 (8.63%) CRM
9 25 (7.99%) Analytics
10 22 (7.03%) Test Automation
11 20 (6.39%) B2C
12 19 (6.07%) Wireframes
13 18 (5.75%) BDD
13 18 (5.75%) Unit Testing
14 17 (5.43%) Progressive Enhancement
14 17 (5.43%) Scrum
15 16 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 231 (73.80%) JavaScript
2 85 (27.16%) C#
3 84 (26.84%) Java
3 84 (26.84%) SQL
4 33 (10.54%) PHP
5 20 (6.39%) PL/SQL
6 14 (4.47%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.88%) ES6
7 9 (2.88%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.56%) Python
9 7 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.92%) PHP 5
10 6 (1.92%) PHP 7
11 5 (1.60%) C++
11 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.60%) VBScript
12 4 (1.28%) C
12 4 (1.28%) ECMAScript
12 4 (1.28%) Perl
12 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (7.67%) Degree
2 5 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) MCPD
4 2 (0.64%) MCSD
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.32%) MCP
5 1 (0.32%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.56%) QA
1 8 (2.56%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) WAI
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.64%) WCAG
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (2.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (0.96%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.32%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 42 (13.42%) Oracle
2 35 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.31%) Adobe
4 16 (5.11%) IBM
5 9 (2.88%) Google
6 8 (2.56%) Xerox
7 6 (1.92%) Omniture
7 6 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.92%) SAP
8 4 (1.28%) CA
8 4 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.28%) Telerik
8 4 (1.28%) Zend
9 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.96%) FatWire
9 3 (0.96%) FireEye
9 3 (0.96%) Infor
9 3 (0.96%) Nintex
9 3 (0.96%) VMware
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £230 - 270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + extension possibility
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 19 days ago