Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing CSS 32 82 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.91% 15.38% 6.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.36% 35.19% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 56 27
Kent median daily rate £405 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.82% -1.79% +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £231
90th Percentile £488 £400 £438
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50% +88.24%

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 137 233 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 38.16% 43.71% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 177 107
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £286 £313 £249
90th Percentile £536 £500 £540
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.82
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.60% +4.55%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
West Malling -1 10 £438 +28.68% 7
Tunbridge Wells -4 5 £288 +4.55% 5
Dartford 0 3 £380 +15.15% 5
Maidstone -4 3 £456 +30.36% 21
Canterbury - 2 £475 - 1
Dover -5 1 £405 +15.71%
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
4 17 (53.13%) jQuery
5 16 (50.00%) .NET
6 14 (43.75%) MySQL
6 14 (43.75%) PHP
7 13 (40.63%) JSON
8 12 (37.50%) Web Development
9 11 (34.38%) C#
9 11 (34.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 10 (31.25%) MVC
10 10 (31.25%) CMS
10 10 (31.25%) XML
10 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (31.25%) WordPress
11 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
11 9 (28.13%) RESTful
11 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 8 (25.00%) Website Architecture
12 8 (25.00%) Wireframes
12 8 (25.00%) PHP 7
12 8 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
12 8 (25.00%) Google
12 8 (25.00%) TDD
12 8 (25.00%) Content Management
12 8 (25.00%) Firebug
12 8 (25.00%) PHP 5

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 (31.25%) CMS
1 10 (31.25%) WordPress
2 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Firebug
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Babel
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) PhpStorm
5 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.13%) PostCSS
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Backend Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (9.38%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Joomla! Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) jQuery
3 16 (50.00%) .NET
4 13 (40.63%) JSON
5 10 (31.25%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (28.13%) RESTful
7 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.88%) Sass
9 6 (18.75%) .NET Core
9 6 (18.75%) HTML5
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.63%) React
11 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 4 (12.50%) REST
11 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (9.38%) Angular 2
12 3 (9.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Web Development
2 11 (34.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 8 (25.00%) Content Management
4 8 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Website Architecture
4 8 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.50%) Adaptive Web Design
6 4 (12.50%) Deadline-Driven
6 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Web Design
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) PHP
3 11 (34.38%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) PHP 5
4 8 (25.00%) PHP 7
5 1 (3.13%) ES6
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) WooCommerce