The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 108 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.10% 7.41% 10.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.63% 35.77% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 37
Median daily rate £400 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £413 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+809.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.15%
CSS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 137 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.85% 20.73% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 98 108
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £11.46 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+772.41% -58.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Birmingham region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CSS.

1 204 (96.23%) HTML
2 154 (72.64%) JavaScript
3 77 (36.32%) Web Development
4 75 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (31.13%) Java
6 62 (29.25%) HTML5
7 54 (25.47%) Front End Development
8 50 (23.58%) .NET
9 48 (22.64%) Microsoft
10 45 (21.23%) SQL
11 44 (20.75%) jQuery
12 43 (20.28%) AngularJS
13 38 (17.92%) CSS3
13 38 (17.92%) C#
13 38 (17.92%) XML
14 34 (16.04%) TDD
14 34 (16.04%) Git (software)
15 32 (15.09%) Web Services
16 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
17 30 (14.15%) OO
17 30 (14.15%) Finance
18 29 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
19 28 (13.21%) CRM
20 27 (12.74%) JBoss
20 27 (12.74%) PHP
20 27 (12.74%) CMS
21 26 (12.26%) Oracle
21 26 (12.26%) WebLogic
21 26 (12.26%) Tomcat
21 26 (12.26%) JMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 27 (12.74%) CMS
1 27 (12.74%) JBoss
2 26 (12.26%) Tomcat
2 26 (12.26%) WebLogic
3 21 (9.91%) WebLogic Portal
3 21 (9.91%) WebSphere
4 14 (6.60%) Drupal
5 5 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.36%) WordPress
6 4 (1.89%) Apache
6 4 (1.89%) Documentum
7 3 (1.42%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) Confluence
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.30%) MS Office
4 5 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.42%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.42%) InDesign
5 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.94%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.47%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.47%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.36%) GitHub
3 3 (1.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Google Play
5 1 (0.47%) iTunes
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.96%) HTTP
2 5 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (2.36%) Firewall
2 5 (2.36%) LAN
2 5 (2.36%) WAN
3 4 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (1.89%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.89%) Network Security
3 4 (1.89%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.89%) VoIP
3 4 (1.89%) VPN
4 2 (0.94%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) OSPF
5 1 (0.47%) RIP
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) VRRP
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.38%) DB2
3 20 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.19%) Power BI
5 7 (3.30%) MySQL
6 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.85%) Visual Studio
3 21 (9.91%) Log4j
4 20 (9.43%) Jenkins
4 20 (9.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 15 (7.08%) Selenium
6 11 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.77%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.30%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.83%) gulp
10 5 (2.36%) Subversion
11 4 (1.89%) Ant
11 4 (1.89%) Grunt
11 4 (1.89%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.89%) JIRA
11 4 (1.89%) JUnit
12 2 (0.94%) Hudson
12 2 (0.94%) Mockito
12 2 (0.94%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.94%) QUnit
General
1 30 (14.15%) Finance
2 21 (9.91%) Back Office
3 14 (6.60%) Marketing
4 13 (6.13%) Banking
5 11 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.25%) Retail
7 6 (2.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (75.00%) Developer
2 39 (18.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 33 (15.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (11.32%) Microsoft Developer
5 23 (10.85%) HTML Developer
6 21 (9.91%) CRM Developer
7 20 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 20 (9.43%) HTML CSS Developer
7 20 (9.43%) Java Developer
8 19 (8.96%) Consultant
9 14 (6.60%) Drupal Developer
9 14 (6.60%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.60%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (6.60%) UI Developer
10 12 (5.66%) PHP Developer
11 11 (5.19%) Designer
11 11 (5.19%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 9 (4.25%) Angular Developer
12 9 (4.25%) UX Designer
12 9 (4.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (96.23%) HTML
2 62 (29.25%) HTML5
3 50 (23.58%) .NET
4 44 (20.75%) jQuery
5 43 (20.28%) AngularJS
6 38 (17.92%) CSS3
6 38 (17.92%) XML
7 32 (15.09%) Web Services
8 26 (12.26%) Java EE
8 26 (12.26%) JMS
9 25 (11.79%) JSP
10 22 (10.38%) .NET Framework
10 22 (10.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (10.38%) WCF
11 16 (7.55%) React
12 14 (6.60%) Middleware
12 14 (6.60%) Spring
13 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET
14 12 (5.66%) J2EE
15 11 (5.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) User Experience
1 14 (6.60%) Visualisation
2 12 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.83%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.94%) W3C
6 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) CMDB
6 1 (0.47%) Fintech
6 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.47%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.32%) Linux
2 19 (8.96%) Unix
3 15 (7.08%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.36%) Windows
5 4 (1.89%) Android
6 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (36.32%) Web Development
2 75 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (25.47%) Front End Development
4 34 (16.04%) TDD
5 30 (14.15%) OO
6 29 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (13.21%) CRM
8 21 (9.91%) MVC
9 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.96%) Web Design
11 18 (8.49%) Content Management
11 18 (8.49%) Scrum
12 17 (8.02%) OO PHP
13 14 (6.60%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.60%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.66%) Line Management
15 11 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (4.25%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.25%) Wireframes
17 8 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 154 (72.64%) JavaScript
2 66 (31.13%) Java
3 45 (21.23%) SQL
4 38 (17.92%) C#
5 27 (12.74%) PHP
6 11 (5.19%) X++
7 4 (1.89%) Python
8 3 (1.42%) PHP 5
8 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.94%) Ruby
9 2 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.36%) CCNA
3 5 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.89%) CCDA
4 4 (1.89%) CCDP
4 4 (1.89%) CCVP
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCNP
6 1 (0.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Ansible
2 2 (0.94%) Rancher
2 2 (0.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 48 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.26%) Oracle
3 22 (10.38%) IBM
4 21 (9.91%) Misys
5 6 (2.83%) Adobe
5 6 (2.83%) Pega
5 6 (2.83%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.36%) Cisco
7 4 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.89%) EMC
7 4 (1.89%) F5
7 4 (1.89%) Juniper
7 4 (1.89%) Nokia
7 4 (1.89%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.89%) VMware
8 2 (0.94%) Endeca
8 2 (0.94%) hybris
8 2 (0.94%) New Relic
8 2 (0.94%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.47%) Google