The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 11 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing CSS 59 62 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.27% 10.23% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.91% 36.90% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
174 168 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.40% 27.72% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 81
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS.

1 106 (90.60%) JavaScript
2 98 (83.76%) HTML
3 60 (51.28%) jQuery
4 48 (41.03%) .NET
5 46 (39.32%) HTML5
6 43 (36.75%) C#
7 42 (35.90%) CSS3
8 40 (34.19%) MVC
9 37 (31.62%) PHP
9 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
10 29 (24.79%) SQL
11 27 (23.08%) MySQL
12 26 (22.22%) Web Development
13 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
14 23 (19.66%) WCF
15 19 (16.24%) XML
15 19 (16.24%) Java
16 16 (13.68%) LINQ
17 15 (12.82%) .NET Framework
17 15 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (12.82%) CMS
17 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
17 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
18 13 (11.11%) XSLT
18 13 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 13 (11.11%) Logistics
18 13 (11.11%) Magento
19 12 (10.26%) Ajax
19 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
19 12 (10.26%) Photoshop

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.82%) CMS
2 11 (9.40%) WordPress
3 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.84%) Apache
4 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) IIS
6 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.56%) Node.js
7 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.56%) SAP Portal
8 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.71%) Drupal
8 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.85%) e-Work
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) FTP
1 2 (1.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) MySQL
2 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.56%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.55%) Subversion
3 8 (6.84%) Ant
4 7 (5.98%) Maven
5 6 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.56%) Selenium
6 3 (2.56%) PhoneGap
6 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) FxCop
8 1 (0.85%) RubyGems
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Local Government
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (90.60%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 30 (25.64%) Web Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.97%) .NET Web Developer
7 12 (10.26%) PHP Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.98%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Magento Developer
11 4 (3.42%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.56%) CSS Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (83.76%) HTML
2 60 (51.28%) jQuery
3 48 (41.03%) .NET
4 46 (39.32%) HTML5
5 42 (35.90%) CSS3
6 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
7 23 (19.66%) WCF
8 19 (16.24%) XML
9 16 (13.68%) LINQ
10 15 (12.82%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.11%) XSLT
11 13 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
12 12 (10.26%) Ajax
13 10 (8.55%) JSON
13 10 (8.55%) J2EE
14 9 (7.69%) Spring
14 9 (7.69%) REST
14 9 (7.69%) Sass
15 8 (6.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.27%) Open Source
3 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.71%) W3C
5 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
5 1 (0.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) WURFL
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) UNIX
3 5 (4.27%) Android
3 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.71%) Windows
5 1 (0.85%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.85%) Fedora
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) MVC
2 26 (22.22%) Web Development
3 15 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (11.11%) Logistics
5 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.69%) SEO
7 8 (6.84%) OOP
8 6 (5.13%) SOA
8 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.13%) TDD
8 6 (5.13%) Scrum
9 5 (4.27%) Web Design
9 5 (4.27%) Content Management
9 5 (4.27%) OO
10 4 (3.42%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.56%) Web Application Development
11 3 (2.56%) Migration
11 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.56%) Project Management
11 3 (2.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (90.60%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.75%) C#
3 37 (31.62%) PHP
4 29 (24.79%) SQL
5 19 (16.24%) Java
6 6 (5.13%) PHP5
7 4 (3.42%) PHP4
7 4 (3.42%) Scala
7 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.56%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.56%) VBA
8 3 (2.56%) VB
9 2 (1.71%) Ruby
9 2 (1.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) VBScript
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.71%) ISEB
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) Adobe
3 6 (5.13%) Alterian
3 6 (5.13%) Sitecore
3 6 (5.13%) Sencha
4 5 (4.27%) Zend
5 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (1.71%) Sony
8 1 (0.85%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.85%) Stellent
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.85%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.85%) iRise
8 1 (0.85%) Facebook
8 1 (0.85%) Nintex
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