The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 25 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)
Essex / Southend-on-Sea
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 3
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CSS 16 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 17.39% - 32.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.77% - 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 8
Median daily rate £449 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 - £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.92% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.92 £35.00
% change year-on-year +54.35% -25.95%  

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 Southend-on-Sea with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southend-on-Sea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 52 10 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 56.52% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 12
Median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £359 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +10.66% +3.44%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southend-on-Sea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 Southend-on-Sea

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Southend-on-Sea

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for CSS.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Web Development
2 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) MariaDB
2 15 (93.75%) Relational Database
3 14 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (87.50%) JBoss
3 14 (87.50%) Spring
3 14 (87.50%) Spring MVC
3 14 (87.50%) MVC
4 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
4 13 (81.25%) SQL
5 12 (75.00%) LDAP
5 12 (75.00%) JAAS
6 11 (68.75%) XML
6 11 (68.75%) JAXB
6 11 (68.75%) TDD
7 10 (62.50%) Mockito
7 10 (62.50%) JUnit
7 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (56.25%) JPA
8 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
8 9 (56.25%) Unix
8 9 (56.25%) Linux
8 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
8 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
8 9 (56.25%) EclipseLink

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea 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 14 (87.50%) JBoss
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MariaDB
1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
1 15 (93.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JUnit
1 10 (62.50%) Mockito
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) Spring
2 14 (87.50%) Spring MVC
3 12 (75.00%) JAAS
4 11 (68.75%) JAXB
4 11 (68.75%) XML
5 9 (56.25%) EclipseLink
5 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
5 9 (56.25%) JPA
6 4 (25.00%) JAX-RPC
6 4 (25.00%) Struts
6 4 (25.00%) Struts2
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Web Development
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (25.00%) Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (18.75%) Microservices
8 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle