The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 28 April 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 / Slough
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing CSS 4 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.94% 3.24% 6.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 17.65% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £450 £138 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +227.27% -59.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +0.27% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.21 £35.75
% change year-on-year +97.97% -43.48%  

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 Slough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31 34 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 22.79% 18.38% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 42
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Slough

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Slough region with a requirement for CSS.

1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) User Experience
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) OO
3 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
4 7 (41.18%) Wireframes
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 6 (35.29%) MySQL
5 6 (35.29%) LDAP
5 6 (35.29%) OOD
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Subversion
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) RESTful
5 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (35.29%) Sass
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Laravel
6 5 (29.41%) Ember.js
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (29.41%) Axure RP
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) CMS
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (29.41%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 5 (29.41%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (58.82%) Web Developer
4 8 (47.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (35.29%) UI Developer
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (29.41%) Website Developer
7 4 (23.53%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (23.53%) HTML Developer
7 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
7 4 (23.53%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 2 (11.76%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) Laravel
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) Sass
2 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) Ember.js
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (11.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
1 8 (47.06%) OO
1 8 (47.06%) Web Development
2 7 (41.18%) Wireframes
3 6 (35.29%) OOD
3 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) SEO
6 2 (11.76%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Demandware
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter