The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 31 28 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing CSS 33 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.93% 5.85% 7.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.26% 25.54% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 44
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 136 231 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.33% 22.92% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 145 164
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Reading

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Reading

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Reading

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for CSS.

1 77 (90.59%) HTML
2 74 (87.06%) JavaScript
3 39 (45.88%) AngularJS
4 36 (42.35%) Front End Development
5 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (29.41%) jQuery
7 24 (28.24%) CSS3
7 24 (28.24%) HTML5
8 22 (25.88%) .NET
9 15 (17.65%) C#
10 14 (16.47%) Web Development
11 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.12%) Java
12 12 (14.12%) User Experience
13 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
13 11 (12.94%) MVC
14 10 (11.76%) CMS
14 10 (11.76%) QA
14 10 (11.76%) SQL
14 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
15 9 (10.59%) XML
15 9 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (9.41%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (9.41%) TDD
16 8 (9.41%) Python
17 7 (8.24%) Oracle
17 7 (8.24%) TeamSite
17 7 (8.24%) Adobe
17 7 (8.24%) Publishing
17 7 (8.24%) Content Management

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (11.76%) CMS
2 7 (8.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (3.53%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
1 1 (1.18%) LAN
1 1 (1.18%) VPN
1 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.71%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (4.71%) GIS
4 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.71%) Grunt
2 4 (4.71%) gulp
2 4 (4.71%) Jasmine
2 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.71%) webpack
3 3 (3.53%) Bower
3 3 (3.53%) JUnit
4 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) MSTest
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (8.24%) Marketing
1 7 (8.24%) Publishing
2 6 (7.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) German Language
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (84.71%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (18.82%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.65%) HTML Developer
5 14 (16.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (14.12%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (12.94%) Angular Developer
8 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
9 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
11 6 (7.06%) SQL Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Web Producer
12 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 5 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (4.71%) Content Manager
13 4 (4.71%) Web Content Manager
13 4 (4.71%) Web Content Producer
13 4 (4.71%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (90.59%) HTML
2 39 (45.88%) AngularJS
3 25 (29.41%) jQuery
4 24 (28.24%) CSS3
4 24 (28.24%) HTML5
5 22 (25.88%) .NET
6 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (10.59%) XML
8 7 (8.24%) Backbone.js
8 7 (8.24%) Sass
9 6 (7.06%) Ajax
9 6 (7.06%) LESS
10 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.88%) Node.js
10 5 (5.88%) RequireJS
10 5 (5.88%) Spring
10 5 (5.88%) Underscore.js
10 5 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) User Experience
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Front End Development
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.47%) Web Development
4 11 (12.94%) MVC
5 8 (9.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (9.41%) TDD
6 7 (8.24%) Content Management
7 6 (7.06%) Scrum
7 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.06%) Wireframes
8 5 (5.88%) Open Source
9 4 (4.71%) OO
9 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.71%) User Stories
10 3 (3.53%) CRM
10 3 (3.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (3.53%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.53%) DevOps
10 3 (3.53%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (87.06%) JavaScript
2 15 (17.65%) C#
3 12 (14.12%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) PHP
7 4 (4.71%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.53%) C++
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.35%) ES6
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.18%) Go
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) CCDA
3 1 (1.18%) CCDP
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) CCNP
3 1 (1.18%) CCVP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) TeamSite
2 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Adobe
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 2 (2.35%) BMC
2 2 (2.35%) Remedy
3 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco
3 1 (1.18%) F5
3 1 (1.18%) Juniper
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Nokia
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.18%) Sony