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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
South East / Kent
Rank 20 6 18
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Contract jobs citing CSS 26 88 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.15% 19.73% 8.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.61% 50.00% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 78 10
Median daily rate £348 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £297 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 115 176 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 40.49% 39.46% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 143 45
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 £335 -0.74% 3
Dartford - 3 £350 - 3
West Malling -1 1 £345 -8.12%
Folkestone -6 1 £350 +10.23% 2
CSS
South East

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 39 (95.12%) HTML
2 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (41.46%) HTML5
5 16 (39.02%) jQuery
6 15 (36.59%) Web Development
6 15 (36.59%) CSS3
7 14 (34.15%) .NET
8 13 (31.71%) C#
8 13 (31.71%) MVC
9 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
9 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
10 10 (24.39%) User Experience
11 9 (21.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 9 (21.95%) Wireframes
12 8 (19.51%) Scrum
12 8 (19.51%) Finance
12 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.51%) Photoshop
13 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
13 7 (17.07%) TDD
14 6 (14.63%) Subversion
14 6 (14.63%) Ajax
15 5 (12.20%) Adobe
15 5 (12.20%) PHP
15 5 (12.20%) SQL
15 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
15 5 (12.20%) Prototyping
15 5 (12.20%) React
15 5 (12.20%) Sass

CSS
Top Related 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 2 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.32%) InDesign
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (4.88%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
4 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.44%) jMock
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Mockito
5 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Designer
4 8 (19.51%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (19.51%) HTML Developer
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (17.07%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.76%) UX Designer
7 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Designer
8 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.88%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) HTML
2 17 (41.46%) HTML5
3 16 (39.02%) jQuery
4 15 (36.59%) CSS3
5 14 (34.15%) .NET
6 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
7 6 (14.63%) Ajax
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.20%) React
8 5 (12.20%) Sass
9 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.32%) Django
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.88%) Flash
11 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.88%) RESTful
11 2 (4.88%) SOAP
11 2 (4.88%) Spring
11 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Web Development
3 13 (31.71%) MVC
4 9 (21.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 9 (21.95%) Wireframes
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.07%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Prototyping
8 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Copywriting
8 2 (4.88%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (4.88%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.88%) QA Automation
8 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.88%) SDLC
8 2 (4.88%) SOLID
8 2 (4.88%) Usability Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) COBOL
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) WAI
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.44%) Zend
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago