Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 26 8
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 58 49 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.16% 8.80% 17.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.18% 21.21% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 115
Kent median daily rate £393 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% +3.70% +4.65%
10th Percentile £309 £237 £269
90th Percentile £483 £430 £438
South East median daily rate £415 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +12.16% +5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% +57.27% +10.00%

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 156 231 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 32.70% 41.47% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 164 244
Kent median daily rate £363 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +0.74% -0.74%
10th Percentile £319 £236 £261
90th Percentile £538 £475 £584
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +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 26 April 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 26 April 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
Maidstone +10 14 £363 - 13
West Malling +3 6 £435 +26.09% 1
Dartford -5 3 £390 +24.80% 3
Tunbridge Wells +4 2 £220 -30.71% 3
Dover - 2 £350 - 2
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
3 43 (74.14%) C#
4 42 (72.41%) .NET
5 32 (55.17%) AngularJS
6 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 28 (48.28%) MVC
8 28 (48.28%) HTML5
9 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
10 21 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET
11 19 (32.76%) CSS3
11 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (29.31%) SQL
12 17 (29.31%) Scrum
13 14 (24.14%) TDD
13 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (22.41%) Web Development
14 13 (22.41%) WCF
15 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
16 11 (18.97%) REST
16 11 (18.97%) jQuery
16 11 (18.97%) Web Services
17 10 (17.24%) VB.NET
17 10 (17.24%) Oracle
17 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
17 10 (17.24%) Finance
17 10 (17.24%) Entity Framework
18 9 (15.52%) TypeScript

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 (8.62%) CMS
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.72%) InDesign
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) npm
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
1 6 (10.34%) SMTP
1 6 (10.34%) SSL
2 5 (8.62%) AMQP
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Big Data
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.79%) ReSharper
3 6 (10.34%) Fiddler
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) NUnit
4 4 (6.90%) Selenium
4 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) Moq
6 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.72%) Sahi
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (75.86%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Web Developer
5 12 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
6 11 (18.97%) .NET Web Developer
6 11 (18.97%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Architect
7 9 (15.52%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (15.52%) HTML Developer
7 9 (15.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (10.34%) .NET Architect
8 6 (10.34%) Angular Developer
9 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Lead Architect
9 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 42 (72.41%) .NET
3 32 (55.17%) AngularJS
4 28 (48.28%) HTML5
5 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET
5 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (32.76%) CSS3
6 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (22.41%) WCF
8 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.97%) jQuery
9 11 (18.97%) REST
9 11 (18.97%) Web Services
10 10 (17.24%) Entity Framework
11 9 (15.52%) SOAP
12 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (12.07%) ADO.NET
14 6 (10.34%) EDI
14 6 (10.34%) JSON
14 6 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) MVC
3 17 (29.31%) Scrum
4 14 (24.14%) TDD
5 13 (22.41%) Web Development
6 9 (15.52%) Front End Development
6 9 (15.52%) Microservices
7 8 (13.79%) SOA
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.34%) Kanban
9 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.62%) MVVM
10 5 (8.62%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.90%) Matrix Management
11 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
2 43 (74.14%) C#
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 10 (17.24%) VB.NET
5 9 (15.52%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) Java 8
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Capita
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Telerik