Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 46 56 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.83% 10.22% 15.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.33% 29.17% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 105
Kent median daily rate £385 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £257
90th Percentile £463 £425 £433
South East median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% +35.16% -1.54%

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 120 192 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.64% 35.04% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 139 215
Kent median daily rate £400 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -2.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £258 £260
90th Percentile £475 £438 £625
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Kent median hourly rate £41.61 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +8 7 £425 +21.43% 5
Tunbridge Wells +5 5 £321 -4.10% 6
Dartford -2 3 £425 +21.43% 8
West Malling -6 1 £420 +22.63% 5
Canterbury - 1 £125 - 3
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 46 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (95.65%) JavaScript
3 32 (69.57%) AngularJS
4 26 (56.52%) CSS3
4 26 (56.52%) HTML5
5 20 (43.48%) jQuery
6 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (36.96%) .NET
7 17 (36.96%) Ajax
7 17 (36.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 16 (34.78%) Web Development
8 16 (34.78%) C#
9 15 (32.61%) MVC
10 14 (30.43%) Sass
11 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 12 (26.09%) React
12 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
13 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
13 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (21.74%) Degree
14 10 (21.74%) Subversion
14 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
14 10 (21.74%) Scrum
15 9 (19.57%) Finance
15 9 (19.57%) SQL
16 8 (17.39%) WCF
16 8 (17.39%) Kanban
16 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
16 8 (17.39%) User Experience

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 (10.87%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) WordPress
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) AMQP
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
1 3 (6.52%) SMTP
1 3 (6.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Subversion
3 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.70%) NUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Fiddler
5 3 (6.52%) ReSharper
5 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.35%) Grunt
6 2 (4.35%) gulp
6 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) Moq
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (34.78%) Web Developer
4 14 (30.43%) HTML CSS Developer
4 14 (30.43%) HTML Developer
5 13 (28.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (26.09%) UI Developer
7 9 (19.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (15.22%) Angular Developer
8 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
9 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Architect
9 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (10.87%) UI/UX Developer
9 5 (10.87%) UX Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Web UI Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Web UI/UX Developer
10 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (6.52%) .NET Architect
11 3 (6.52%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) HTML
2 32 (69.57%) AngularJS
3 26 (56.52%) CSS3
3 26 (56.52%) HTML5
4 20 (43.48%) jQuery
5 17 (36.96%) .NET
5 17 (36.96%) Ajax
6 14 (30.43%) Sass
7 12 (26.09%) React
8 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (17.39%) WCF
10 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.04%) REST
12 5 (10.87%) JSON
13 4 (8.70%) RESTful
13 4 (8.70%) SOAP
14 3 (6.52%) EDI
14 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Unix
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 16 (34.78%) Web Development
4 15 (32.61%) MVC
5 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
6 10 (21.74%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Kanban
8 7 (15.22%) SOA
9 6 (13.04%) Wireframes
10 5 (10.87%) Microservices
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) TDD
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
12 3 (6.52%) Analytics
12 3 (6.52%) Big Data Analytics
12 3 (6.52%) Data Analytics
12 3 (6.52%) Mobile First
12 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.17%) Facebook
3 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.17%) Zend