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 28 March 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Contract jobs citing CSS 30 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.43% 3.74% 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% 14.05% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 23
Median daily rate £411 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £315 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £435 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £34.20
% change year-on-year +18.51% -1.31%  

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 144 121 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.64% 26.59% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 67 84
Median daily rate £440 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.37% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 19
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £54.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 - 7 £469 - 1
Basildon +1 5 £275 -
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 52 (100.00%) HTML
2 46 (88.46%) Java
2 46 (88.46%) JavaScript
3 41 (78.85%) XML
4 38 (73.08%) Unix
5 32 (61.54%) SQL
6 29 (55.77%) Oracle
7 27 (51.92%) Adobe
8 24 (46.15%) B2C
9 23 (44.23%) PHP
9 23 (44.23%) JSON
10 22 (42.31%) Unica
10 22 (42.31%) CRM
10 22 (42.31%) Adobe Campaign
11 18 (34.62%) Analytics
11 18 (34.62%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (32.69%) TDD
13 16 (30.77%) Web Development
14 15 (28.85%) Linux
15 14 (26.92%) Spring
16 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (25.00%) Hadoop
16 13 (25.00%) Web Services
17 12 (23.08%) MVC
17 12 (23.08%) Ajax
17 12 (23.08%) Adobe Analytics
18 11 (21.15%) HTML5
18 11 (21.15%) XHTML
19 10 (19.23%) OO
19 10 (19.23%) WebSphere

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 10 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
3 6 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (5.77%) CMS
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) UXPin
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.92%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Adobe Campaign
1 22 (42.31%) Unica
2 8 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.54%) Office 365
3 6 (11.54%) Yammer
4 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.38%) MySQL
4 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 7 (13.46%) MariaDB
6 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.92%) HBase
7 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.92%) Redis
7 1 (1.92%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Ant
2 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.38%) JUnit
3 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) Mockito
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.85%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Gradle
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.46%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) Java Developer
3 15 (28.85%) CRM Developer
4 4 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.77%) XML Developer
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) UI Designer
6 2 (3.85%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Junior
7 1 (1.92%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) HTML
2 41 (78.85%) XML
3 23 (44.23%) JSON
4 14 (26.92%) Spring
5 13 (25.00%) Web Services
6 12 (23.08%) Ajax
7 11 (21.15%) HTML5
7 11 (21.15%) XHTML
8 10 (19.23%) Spring MVC
9 9 (17.31%) J2EE
10 8 (15.38%) EclipseLink
10 8 (15.38%) JPA
10 8 (15.38%) JSP
10 8 (15.38%) Sass
11 7 (13.46%) JAAS
11 7 (13.46%) JAXB
11 7 (13.46%) LESS
12 6 (11.54%) COM
12 6 (11.54%) CSS3
13 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.85%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Unix
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) B2C
2 22 (42.31%) CRM
3 18 (34.62%) Analytics
4 17 (32.69%) TDD
5 16 (30.77%) Web Development
6 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.08%) MVC
8 10 (19.23%) OO
9 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 8 (15.38%) SOA
10 7 (13.46%) Coaching
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (13.46%) RAD
11 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (11.54%) Data Management
11 6 (11.54%) Document Management
11 6 (11.54%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (11.54%) Pair Programming
11 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) Java
1 46 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 32 (61.54%) SQL
3 23 (44.23%) PHP
4 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Oracle
2 27 (51.92%) Adobe
3 9 (17.31%) IBM
4 8 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (13.46%) Google
6 6 (11.54%) Infor
6 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.54%) SAP
7 2 (3.85%) Omniture
8 1 (1.92%) FatWire
8 1 (1.92%) Mapbox
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