Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 25 6
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 +13
Contract jobs citing CSS 82 31 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.47% 6.64% 19.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.65% 19.38% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 90
Kent median daily rate £344 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +3.70% +9.76%
10th Percentile £300 £243 £263
90th Percentile £415 £438 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.63% +100.00% -27.27%

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 230 160 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.40% 34.26% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 109 190
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £263
90th Percentile £500 £533 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +5 31 £344 -18.15% 15
West Malling +2 11 £343 -8.67% 7
Tunbridge Wells +8 6 £275 -6.78% 9
Dover - 2 £350 -
Dartford 0 1 £330 +32.00% 8
CSS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 78 (95.12%) HTML
2 73 (89.02%) .NET
3 70 (85.37%) C#
4 56 (68.29%) SQL Server
4 56 (68.29%) MVC
5 50 (60.98%) AngularJS
6 48 (58.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
8 40 (48.78%) TDD
9 37 (45.12%) .NET Framework
10 36 (43.90%) Web Services
11 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
13 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
13 25 (30.49%) MVVM
13 25 (30.49%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (29.27%) E-Commerce
15 22 (26.83%) Software Architecture
15 22 (26.83%) HTML5
15 22 (26.83%) OWASP
15 22 (26.83%) Prototyping
15 22 (26.83%) Backbone.js
15 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (24.39%) SQL
17 19 (23.17%) Windows
17 19 (23.17%) Scrum
17 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
18 18 (21.95%) CMS

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 18 (21.95%) CMS
2 15 (18.29%) IIS
2 15 (18.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.66%) Confluence
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.66%) InDesign
1 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.44%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (2.44%) Edge Animate
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) npm
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (3.66%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) SMTP
2 3 (3.66%) SSL
3 2 (2.44%) AMQP
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.51%) ReSharper
3 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.32%) Fiddler
5 5 (6.10%) JIRA
5 5 (6.10%) NUnit
6 4 (4.88%) Subversion
7 3 (3.66%) Firebug
7 3 (3.66%) Selenium
7 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.22%) Bower
9 1 (1.22%) Grunt
9 1 (1.22%) gulp
9 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.22%) Sahi
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (81.71%) Developer
2 55 (67.07%) .NET Developer
3 36 (43.90%) C# Developer
4 34 (41.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (20.73%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (15.85%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 13 (15.85%) Web Developer
7 12 (14.63%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Architect
13 3 (3.66%) .NET Architect
13 3 (3.66%) Analyst
13 3 (3.66%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (95.12%) HTML
2 73 (89.02%) .NET
3 50 (60.98%) AngularJS
4 48 (58.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (45.12%) .NET Framework
6 36 (43.90%) Web Services
7 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
7 25 (30.49%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (26.83%) Backbone.js
8 22 (26.83%) HTML5
9 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (20.73%) CSS3
11 15 (18.29%) Entity Framework
11 15 (18.29%) jQuery
12 13 (15.85%) LINQ
13 9 (10.98%) ADO.NET
13 9 (10.98%) WCF
14 8 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (8.54%) REST
15 7 (8.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
4 2 (2.44%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) MVC
2 40 (48.78%) TDD
3 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.49%) MVVM
5 24 (29.27%) E-Commerce
6 22 (26.83%) OWASP
6 22 (26.83%) Prototyping
6 22 (26.83%) Software Architecture
7 19 (23.17%) Scrum
8 13 (15.85%) Web Development
9 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.54%) Refactoring
11 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.10%) Front End Development
12 5 (6.10%) OOP
12 5 (6.10%) SOLID
12 5 (6.10%) Web Application Development
13 4 (4.88%) Microservices
13 4 (4.88%) OO
13 4 (4.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (85.37%) C#
2 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.39%) SQL
4 16 (19.51%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.32%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.44%) Java
6 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) ISEB
1 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) Sitecore
3 16 (19.51%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe
4 3 (3.66%) Capita
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) BEA
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Facebook
6 1 (1.22%) Google
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Siebel
6 1 (1.22%) Telerik
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Xamarin