Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 September 2018 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.07% 11.11% 8.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 33.53% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 41
Kent median daily rate £368 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% +4.55% -2.22%
10th Percentile £264 £320 £213
90th Percentile £463 £388 £419
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +23.29% +62.22%

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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 143 173 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.26% 33.14% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 132 109
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £225
90th Percentile £463 £438 £750
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% +10.63% +14.29%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Kent

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Kent

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Kent over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Kent

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Kent

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 10 £288 -15.44% 5
Maidstone +2 6 £394 +12.50% 8
West Malling -9 3 £400 +17.65% 3
Canterbury - 1 £125 - 3
Dartford - 1 £400 - 8
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for CSS.

1 37 (94.87%) HTML
1 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 27 (69.23%) AngularJS
3 21 (53.85%) jQuery
3 21 (53.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 20 (51.28%) Web Development
5 19 (48.72%) CSS3
6 17 (43.59%) HTML5
7 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
8 15 (38.46%) Sass
8 15 (38.46%) Ajax
9 14 (35.90%) React
10 13 (33.33%) Degree
10 13 (33.33%) Subversion
11 12 (30.77%) Front End Development
12 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (28.21%) MVC
13 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
14 9 (23.08%) .NET
15 8 (20.51%) PHP
15 8 (20.51%) Finance
16 7 (17.95%) C#
16 7 (17.95%) SQL
16 7 (17.95%) Oracle
16 7 (17.95%) Wireframes
17 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
17 6 (15.38%) MySQL
17 6 (15.38%) Scrum
17 6 (15.38%) Kanban
17 6 (15.38%) User Experience

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (12.82%) CMS
1 5 (12.82%) WordPress
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Firebug
3 2 (5.13%) Grunt
3 2 (5.13%) gulp
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.13%) webpack
4 1 (2.56%) Babel
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.56%) MSTest
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) PostCSS
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (46.15%) Web Developer
4 15 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 13 (33.33%) HTML Developer
6 11 (28.21%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (28.21%) UI Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Angular Developer
7 5 (12.82%) UI/UX Developer
7 5 (12.82%) UX Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Web UI Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Web UI/UX Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (5.13%) WordPress Developer
11 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) HTML
2 27 (69.23%) AngularJS
3 21 (53.85%) jQuery
4 19 (48.72%) CSS3
5 17 (43.59%) HTML5
6 15 (38.46%) Ajax
6 15 (38.46%) Sass
7 14 (35.90%) React
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (12.82%) RESTful
10 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.82%) XML
11 4 (10.26%) JSON
11 4 (10.26%) Node.js
12 3 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (5.13%) LESS
13 2 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 20 (51.28%) Web Development
3 12 (30.77%) Front End Development
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) Wireframes
6 6 (15.38%) Kanban
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.69%) Web Design
9 2 (5.13%) Adaptive Web Design
9 2 (5.13%) Content Management
9 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.13%) Mobile First
9 2 (5.13%) Open Source
9 2 (5.13%) Open Source Development
9 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.13%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) PHP
3 7 (17.95%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) PHP 5
5 2 (5.13%) PHP 7
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) ES6
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Facebook
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.56%) Zend