The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 29 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)
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 3
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 3.70% - 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £34.60
% change year-on-year +18.51% -2.45%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Home Counties
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 7.41% 26.67% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £1,250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +177.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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 Home Counties

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 29 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript