Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 95 93 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.39% 6.25% 6.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.32% 29.81% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 55 107
Reading median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - +2.19%
10th Percentile £270 £251 £263
90th Percentile £463 £444 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +0.69% +7.41% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Reading median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -27.27% -
10th Percentile £30.05 £10.45 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.75 £30.25 £32.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +82.86% -

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 324 312 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.21% 20.95% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 184 341
Reading median daily rate £400 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -7.07% +7.61%
10th Percentile £301 £275 £288
90th Percentile £525 £488 £541
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 12
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -55.68% +132.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £13.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 92 (96.84%) HTML
2 75 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 47 (49.47%) AngularJS
4 41 (43.16%) HTML5
4 41 (43.16%) Front End Development
5 35 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 32 (33.68%) Sass
7 28 (29.47%) Test Automation
7 28 (29.47%) TDD
8 27 (28.42%) BDD
9 26 (27.37%) jQuery
9 26 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (25.26%) ES6
11 23 (24.21%) webpack
11 23 (24.21%) CRM
11 23 (24.21%) ECMAScript
12 22 (23.16%) Scrum
12 22 (23.16%) Degree
13 21 (22.11%) Computer Science
13 21 (22.11%) gulp
14 20 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
14 20 (21.05%) Protractor
14 20 (21.05%) Open Source
14 20 (21.05%) Jasmine
14 20 (21.05%) Twitter
15 19 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
15 19 (20.00%) npm
16 18 (18.95%) CSS3
17 15 (15.79%) MVC

CSS
Co-occurring 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 9 (9.47%) Apache
2 8 (8.42%) nginx
3 6 (6.32%) CMS
4 5 (5.26%) Drupal
5 3 (3.16%) WordPress
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (1.05%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.05%) IIS
7 1 (1.05%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.05%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.05%) InDesign
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) npm
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.16%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Office 365
4 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) FTP
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) SMTP
2 1 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.11%) Power BI
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.05%) Datazen
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) webpack
2 21 (22.11%) gulp
3 20 (21.05%) Jasmine
3 20 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
3 20 (21.05%) Protractor
4 7 (7.37%) Axure RP
5 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.21%) JIRA
7 3 (3.16%) Grunt
7 3 (3.16%) Selenium
8 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.11%) Subversion
8 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.37%) Marketing
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Publishing
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.05%) Law
3 1 (1.05%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (82.11%) Developer
2 39 (41.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (11.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Designer
5 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.32%) DevOps Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Automation Developer
6 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 5 (5.26%) UX Designer
7 4 (4.21%) Angular Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.21%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.16%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Azure Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Email Marketing Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (96.84%) HTML
2 47 (49.47%) AngularJS
3 41 (43.16%) HTML5
4 35 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 32 (33.68%) Sass
6 26 (27.37%) jQuery
7 18 (18.95%) CSS3
8 15 (15.79%) .NET
9 12 (12.63%) RESTful
9 12 (12.63%) Web Services
9 12 (12.63%) XML
10 11 (11.58%) Ajax
10 11 (11.58%) Node.js
11 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
11 9 (9.47%) JSON
12 8 (8.42%) Angular 2
12 8 (8.42%) React
12 8 (8.42%) REST
13 7 (7.37%) OAuth
14 5 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.74%) User Experience
3 7 (7.37%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.32%) W3C
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Animation
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.16%) Front End Development
2 28 (29.47%) TDD
2 28 (29.47%) Test Automation
3 27 (28.42%) BDD
4 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (24.21%) CRM
6 22 (23.16%) Scrum
7 20 (21.05%) Open Source
8 15 (15.79%) MVC
9 12 (12.63%) Workflow
10 11 (11.58%) Web Development
11 10 (10.53%) Project Management
12 9 (9.47%) Wireframes
13 8 (8.42%) DevOps
14 7 (7.37%) Regression Testing
15 6 (6.32%) Web Accessibility
16 5 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
16 5 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.26%) ES6
3 23 (24.21%) ECMAScript
4 11 (11.58%) C#
5 10 (10.53%) PHP
6 8 (8.42%) Perl
6 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.26%) SQL
7 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.21%) Java
8 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.05%) ABAP
10 1 (1.05%) C++
10 1 (1.05%) Python
10 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 19 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Twitter
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) Adobe
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.11%) Marketo
5 2 (2.11%) Remedy
6 1 (1.05%) Capita
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Sybase