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 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing CSS 27 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.38% 6.49% 13.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.34% 19.47% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 25
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 89 113 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 34.23% 33.33% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 74 64
Median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £700 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 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
West Malling - 7 £340 - 2
Folkestone - 3 £375 -
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £550 +62.96% 1
CSS
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for CSS.

1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (52.00%) C#
4 24 (48.00%) .NET
5 22 (44.00%) MVC
6 19 (38.00%) HTML5
7 18 (36.00%) CSS3
8 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
8 16 (32.00%) jQuery
9 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
10 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (26.00%) Sitecore
10 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (24.00%) TDD
12 11 (22.00%) Web Development
12 11 (22.00%) Web Services
12 11 (22.00%) User Experience
13 10 (20.00%) Wireframes
13 10 (20.00%) CMS
13 10 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (18.00%) Finance
14 9 (18.00%) Prototyping
14 9 (18.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 7 (14.00%) Android
15 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
15 7 (14.00%) Ajax
15 7 (14.00%) Subversion
15 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (12.00%) React
16 6 (12.00%) Front End Development

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 10 (20.00%) CMS
1 10 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Subversion
3 5 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.00%) jMock
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Mockito
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Advertising
3 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (18.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (18.00%) HTML Developer
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Designer
5 8 (16.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (16.00%) Web Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (8.00%) CMS Developer
7 4 (8.00%) UX Designer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Tester
8 3 (6.00%) UI Designer
8 3 (6.00%) Visual Designer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (48.00%) .NET
3 19 (38.00%) HTML5
4 18 (36.00%) CSS3
5 16 (32.00%) jQuery
6 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (22.00%) Web Services
8 7 (14.00%) Ajax
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.00%) React
9 6 (12.00%) WCF
10 5 (10.00%) Backbone.js
10 5 (10.00%) JSON
10 5 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (10.00%) LINQ
10 5 (10.00%) XML
11 3 (6.00%) Material Design
11 3 (6.00%) Sass
11 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Android
1 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) MVC
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.00%) Web Development
5 10 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 9 (18.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 9 (18.00%) Prototyping
7 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.00%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.00%) MVVM
8 5 (10.00%) OWASP
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) BDD
9 3 (6.00%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.00%) Migration
9 3 (6.00%) OO
9 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
10 2 (4.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (52.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.00%) Zend