Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 45 79 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.95% 15.28% 9.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.63% 43.65% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 36
Kent median daily rate £300 £345 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% - +2.99%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £255
90th Percentile £488 £428 £429
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +60.00%

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 169 181 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.12% 35.01% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 136 80
Kent median daily rate £413 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +1.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £252
90th Percentile £488 £456 £569
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 November 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 18 November 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
West Malling -4 10 £438 +28.68% 2
Tunbridge Wells -5 10 £288 -15.44% 7
Maidstone -5 6 £475 +35.71% 7
Canterbury - 3 £475 - 4
Dartford - 2 £390 - 12
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 42 (93.33%) HTML
2 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 28 (62.22%) jQuery
4 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
5 25 (55.56%) Web Development
6 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
7 22 (48.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 17 (37.78%) CSS3
9 16 (35.56%) Ajax
10 15 (33.33%) MVC
10 15 (33.33%) PHP
10 15 (33.33%) .NET
11 14 (31.11%) React
12 13 (28.89%) Sass
12 13 (28.89%) HTML5
12 13 (28.89%) CMS
12 13 (28.89%) Degree
12 13 (28.89%) JSON
12 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (28.89%) Subversion
12 13 (28.89%) Wireframes
13 12 (26.67%) MySQL
13 12 (26.67%) C#
13 12 (26.67%) Photoshop
13 12 (26.67%) WordPress
14 10 (22.22%) RESTful
14 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (22.22%) XML
14 10 (22.22%) Oracle
15 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET

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 13 (28.89%) CMS
2 12 (26.67%) WordPress
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (28.89%) Subversion
3 8 (17.78%) Firebug
4 5 (11.11%) Selenium
5 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.44%) Grunt
6 2 (4.44%) gulp
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.44%) webpack
7 1 (2.22%) Babel
7 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) MSTest
7 1 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (2.22%) PhpStorm
7 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.22%) PostCSS
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (24.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
6 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
6 8 (17.78%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (17.78%) HTML Developer
6 8 (17.78%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (13.33%) UI Developer
8 5 (11.11%) UI/UX Developer
8 5 (11.11%) UX Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Web UI Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Web UI/UX Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Backend Developer
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) HTML
2 28 (62.22%) jQuery
3 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
4 17 (37.78%) CSS3
5 16 (35.56%) Ajax
6 15 (33.33%) .NET
7 14 (31.11%) React
8 13 (28.89%) HTML5
8 13 (28.89%) JSON
8 13 (28.89%) Sass
9 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (22.22%) RESTful
9 10 (22.22%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (8.89%) .NET Core
13 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (8.89%) LESS
13 4 (8.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Web Development
2 22 (48.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 15 (33.33%) MVC
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) Wireframes
5 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 8 (17.78%) Content Management
6 8 (17.78%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Website Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) Web Design
8 4 (8.89%) Adaptive Web Design
8 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.44%) OOP
10 2 (4.44%) Open Source
10 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) PHP
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) PHP 5
4 8 (17.78%) PHP 7
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) Zend