Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 79 47 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.34% 9.48% 16.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.65% 35.88% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 78
Kent median daily rate £345 £345 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.99% +21.82%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £263
90th Percentile £428 £429 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +60.00% -35.48%

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 181 131 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.15% 26.41% 49.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 77 181
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £243 £263
90th Percentile £456 £588 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Maidstone +6 29 £350 -2.10% 1
West Malling +3 9 £340 -9.33% 1
Tunbridge Wells +10 7 £340 +4.62%
Dover -2 2 £350 +37.25%
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 77 (97.47%) HTML
2 69 (87.34%) .NET
3 66 (83.54%) C#
4 57 (72.15%) MVC
5 55 (69.62%) SQL Server
6 45 (56.96%) AngularJS
7 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 44 (55.70%) JavaScript
8 42 (53.16%) TDD
9 37 (46.84%) Web Services
10 35 (44.30%) .NET Framework
11 27 (34.18%) HTML5
12 26 (32.91%) KnockoutJS
12 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (30.38%) CSS3
13 24 (30.38%) MVVM
14 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
14 23 (29.11%) Prototyping
14 23 (29.11%) Backbone.js
14 23 (29.11%) CMS
14 23 (29.11%) E-Commerce
14 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
14 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
15 21 (26.58%) Sitecore
15 21 (26.58%) OWASP
15 21 (26.58%) Software Architecture
15 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (24.05%) Sitecore CMS
17 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (21.52%) Windows

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 23 (29.11%) CMS
2 19 (24.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (17.72%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (2.53%) Edge Animate
2 2 (2.53%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.27%) AMQP
3 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.27%) SMTP
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (69.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.46%) ReSharper
3 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.59%) NUnit
5 5 (6.33%) Subversion
6 4 (5.06%) Fiddler
7 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.80%) Firebug
7 3 (3.80%) JIRA
7 3 (3.80%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) Bower
8 1 (1.27%) Grunt
8 1 (1.27%) gulp
8 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.06%) Advertising
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (87.34%) Developer
2 53 (67.09%) .NET Developer
3 33 (41.77%) C# Developer
4 31 (39.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (16.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Web Developer
7 9 (11.39%) .NET Web Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (8.86%) Sitecore Developer
10 6 (7.59%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (7.59%) HTML Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.06%) CMS Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (97.47%) HTML
2 69 (87.34%) .NET
3 45 (56.96%) AngularJS
4 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (46.84%) Web Services
6 35 (44.30%) .NET Framework
7 27 (34.18%) HTML5
8 26 (32.91%) KnockoutJS
9 24 (30.38%) CSS3
10 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
10 23 (29.11%) Backbone.js
11 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (20.25%) jQuery
13 14 (17.72%) Entity Framework
14 12 (15.19%) LINQ
14 12 (15.19%) WCF
15 8 (10.13%) ADO.NET
15 8 (10.13%) RESTful
16 7 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (6.33%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.59%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Social Media
5 2 (2.53%) W3C
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.06%) Unix
4 3 (3.80%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) MVC
2 42 (53.16%) TDD
3 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.38%) MVVM
5 23 (29.11%) E-Commerce
5 23 (29.11%) Prototyping
6 21 (26.58%) OWASP
6 21 (26.58%) Software Architecture
7 14 (17.72%) Scrum
8 11 (13.92%) Web Development
9 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) Refactoring
11 6 (7.59%) Front End Development
11 6 (7.59%) OO
12 5 (6.33%) OOP
12 5 (6.33%) SOLID
12 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.33%) Web Application Development
13 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.06%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 66 (83.54%) C#
2 44 (55.70%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) VB.NET
4 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) PSD2
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.58%) Sitecore
3 15 (18.99%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.27%) BEA
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Siebel
6 1 (1.27%) VMware