Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 45 47
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -15
Contract jobs citing CSS 35 146 194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.41% 4.12% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.83% 18.79% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 77 137
Median daily rate £471 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +5.13% +4.00%
10th Percentile £309 £223 £263
90th Percentile £550 £553 £521
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £49.00 - £25.17
10th Percentile £40.80 - £18.68
90th Percentile £58.80 - £32.85
England median hourly rate £40.50 £36.70 £42.00
% change year-on-year +10.35% -12.62% -6.67%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 356 777 1,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.52% 21.93% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 513 806
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £319 £313
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
England median daily rate £490 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -2.00% +1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +6.45% +16.25%
10th Percentile £35.40 £41.30 £20.20
90th Percentile £55.00 £59.08 £66.81
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year -2.17% +9.93% +4.61%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CSS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for CSS in the East of England

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CSS in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CSS in the East of England

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CSS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for CSS in the East of England

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CSS in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 -12 18 £500 +21.95% 31
Cambridgeshire +24 9 £463 +8.82% 35
Essex +3 5 £480 +12.94% 17
Norfolk +10 2 £450 +89.47% 9
Suffolk +4 1 - - 5
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for CSS.

1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (77.14%) HTML
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) Node.js
5 10 (28.57%) REST
5 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.71%) MVC
7 8 (22.86%) Spring
7 8 (22.86%) jQuery
7 8 (22.86%) Web Services
7 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
7 8 (22.86%) TypeScript
7 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
8 7 (20.00%) React
8 7 (20.00%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) C#
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.00%) JPA
8 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) MySQL
9 6 (17.14%) Vue.js
10 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
10 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.29%) HTML5

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 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe XD
1 1 (2.86%) Figma
1 1 (2.86%) InVision
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.86%) Sketch
1 1 (2.86%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
2 1 (2.86%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (2.86%) Azure
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Ingres
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Protractor
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Ant
4 2 (5.71%) Grunt
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.71%) webpack
5 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) GitLab
5 1 (2.86%) Gradle
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Mockito
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Games
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Angular Developer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Content Manager
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Content Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 10 (28.57%) Node.js
2 10 (28.57%) REST
3 8 (22.86%) jQuery
3 8 (22.86%) Spring
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (20.00%) JPA
4 7 (20.00%) React
5 6 (17.14%) Vue.js
6 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
6 5 (14.29%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) Spring Boot
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (11.43%) JSP
7 4 (11.43%) Sass
8 3 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Shadow IT
3 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Content Management
7 4 (11.43%) OO PHP
7 4 (11.43%) SEO
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Workflow
7 4 (11.43%) Workflow Management
8 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) Secure Coding
9 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) TypeScript
5 7 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) ES6
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) JDA
2 2 (5.71%) Zend
3 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Omniture
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.86%) Telerik
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) WooCommerce
3 1 (2.86%) Xerox