The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 June 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)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3  
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.85% 5.63% 6.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.56% 20.00% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 18
Median daily rate £422 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £308 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 199 135 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.60% 28.13% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 73 95
Median daily rate £475 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -23.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Essex

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Essex

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Essex

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Southend-on-Sea - 12 £449 -
Brentwood - 2 £273 - 2
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for CSS.

1 54 (100.00%) HTML
2 50 (92.59%) Java
3 43 (79.63%) XML
4 37 (68.52%) Unix
4 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
4 37 (68.52%) SQL
5 33 (61.11%) Oracle
6 30 (55.56%) TDD
7 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (50.00%) Relational Database
9 26 (48.15%) Web Development
10 25 (46.30%) Linux
10 25 (46.30%) MVC
11 23 (42.59%) Spring MVC
11 23 (42.59%) Spring
12 22 (40.74%) MySQL
12 22 (40.74%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (40.74%) MariaDB
13 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
13 20 (37.04%) JBoss
13 20 (37.04%) Web Services
14 19 (35.19%) PL/SQL
14 19 (35.19%) B2C
14 19 (35.19%) JPA
15 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (33.33%) LDAP
15 18 (33.33%) JAAS
15 18 (33.33%) JUnit
15 18 (33.33%) EclipseLink
16 17 (31.48%) Adobe

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (37.04%) JBoss
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
4 7 (12.96%) CMS
5 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.70%) UXPin
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.85%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Adobe Campaign
1 11 (20.37%) Unica
2 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (9.26%) Google Analytics
2 5 (9.26%) Office 365
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) LDAP
2 5 (9.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (40.74%) MariaDB
2 22 (40.74%) MySQL
3 10 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (14.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.33%) JUnit
3 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
4 15 (27.78%) Mockito
5 9 (16.67%) Ant
6 5 (9.26%) Maven
7 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.70%) AccuRev
8 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.70%) Gradle
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium
8 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) Subversion
9 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Automotive
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (94.44%) Developer
2 41 (75.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) CRM Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Designer
5 2 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (3.70%) HTML Developer
5 2 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.70%) UI Designer
6 1 (1.85%) Angular Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Junior Designer
6 1 (1.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (1.85%) UX Designer
6 1 (1.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) HTML
2 43 (79.63%) XML
3 23 (42.59%) Spring
3 23 (42.59%) Spring MVC
4 20 (37.04%) Web Services
5 19 (35.19%) JPA
6 18 (33.33%) EclipseLink
6 18 (33.33%) JAAS
7 17 (31.48%) JAXB
8 15 (27.78%) Hibernate
9 14 (25.93%) Ajax
9 14 (25.93%) J2EE
9 14 (25.93%) XHTML
10 12 (22.22%) JSON
11 11 (20.37%) HTML5
11 11 (20.37%) Struts
12 10 (18.52%) JSP
12 10 (18.52%) REST
12 10 (18.52%) Sass
13 8 (14.81%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.26%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) RIA
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Unix
2 25 (46.30%) Linux
3 15 (27.78%) Mac OS X
4 9 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (9.26%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) TDD
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) Web Development
4 25 (46.30%) MVC
5 19 (35.19%) B2C
6 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.93%) Analytics
9 11 (20.37%) CRM
9 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
9 11 (20.37%) OO
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (16.67%) SOA
12 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
12 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (14.81%) Web Design
13 7 (12.96%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (12.96%) Microservices
13 7 (12.96%) RAD
13 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) Java
2 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
2 37 (68.52%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) PL/SQL
4 11 (20.37%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) C
6 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCPD
2 1 (1.85%) MCSD
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Oracle
2 17 (31.48%) Adobe
3 9 (16.67%) IBM
4 6 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (9.26%) Google
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.26%) Omniture
6 4 (7.41%) Infor
6 4 (7.41%) SAP
7 3 (5.56%) FatWire
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