The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing CSS 82 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.80% 7.39% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.61% 26.20% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.32
% change year-on-year
- +33.00%
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
207 187 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.27% 28.21% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 125 75
Average daily rate £375 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £404 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 126 (88.73%) HTML
2 123 (86.62%) JavaScript
3 66 (46.48%) jQuery
4 50 (35.21%) .NET
5 45 (31.69%) ASP.NET
6 43 (30.28%) HTML5
7 42 (29.58%) C#
8 41 (28.87%) MVC
9 38 (26.76%) PHP
10 32 (22.54%) AngularJS
11 30 (21.13%) CSS3
12 29 (20.42%) MySQL
13 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (18.31%) WCF
15 25 (17.61%) SQL
15 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
16 23 (16.20%) Web Development
17 22 (15.49%) .NET Framework
18 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
19 19 (13.38%) SharePoint
20 18 (12.68%) Backbone.js
21 17 (11.97%) SQL Server
22 16 (11.27%) Symfony
22 16 (11.27%) Zend
22 16 (11.27%) KnockoutJS
22 16 (11.27%) User Experience
23 15 (10.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 15 (10.56%) Ajax
24 14 (9.86%) Java
24 14 (9.86%) Ember.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (13.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (6.34%) IIS
4 6 (4.23%) Apache
4 6 (4.23%) CMS
4 6 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.82%) Node.js
5 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.11%) Drupal
7 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.41%) WordPress
7 2 (1.41%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) FTP
2 3 (2.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.42%) MySQL
2 17 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.63%) Subversion
4 7 (4.93%) Ant
4 7 (4.93%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.82%) JIRA
6 3 (2.11%) Maven
6 3 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
8 1 (0.70%) JMeter
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.70%) Selenium
8 1 (0.70%) JBehave
8 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.70%) FxCop
General
1 7 (4.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (0.70%) Publishing
3 1 (0.70%) Games
3 1 (0.70%) Local Government
3 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (85.21%) Developer
2 30 (21.13%) Web Developer
3 27 (19.01%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (11.97%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (10.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 15 (10.56%) Designer
7 13 (9.15%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.93%) CRM Developer
10 6 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (88.73%) HTML
2 66 (46.48%) jQuery
3 50 (35.21%) .NET
4 45 (31.69%) ASP.NET
5 43 (30.28%) HTML5
6 32 (22.54%) AngularJS
7 30 (21.13%) CSS3
8 26 (18.31%) WCF
9 22 (15.49%) .NET Framework
10 18 (12.68%) Backbone.js
11 16 (11.27%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (11.27%) Symfony
12 15 (10.56%) Ajax
12 15 (10.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (9.86%) Ember.js
14 13 (9.15%) LINQ
14 13 (9.15%) XML
15 12 (8.45%) XHTML
16 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (5.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) User Experience
2 14 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.52%) W3C
5 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) GIS
7 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.70%) Blog
7 1 (0.70%) Social Network
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.93%) Android
3 4 (2.82%) Linux
4 3 (2.11%) UNIX
5 2 (1.41%) Windows
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.87%) MVC
2 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.20%) Web Development
4 13 (9.15%) OOP
5 12 (8.45%) Logistics
6 8 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (4.93%) TDD
7 7 (4.93%) OO
7 7 (4.93%) CRM
7 7 (4.93%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.93%) SOA
8 6 (4.23%) Android Development
8 6 (4.23%) iOS Development
9 5 (3.52%) OOD
9 5 (3.52%) Migration
10 4 (2.82%) Scrum
10 4 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (2.82%) SEO
10 4 (2.82%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 123 (86.62%) JavaScript
2 42 (29.58%) C#
3 38 (26.76%) PHP
4 25 (17.61%) SQL
5 14 (9.86%) Java
6 6 (4.23%) Ruby
6 6 (4.23%) PHP5
7 5 (3.52%) PHP4
7 5 (3.52%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.82%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.41%) VBScript
10 1 (0.70%) VB
10 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.70%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.70%) Degree
1 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) Zend
3 7 (4.93%) Adobe
4 6 (4.23%) Sencha
5 3 (2.11%) Nintex
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle
6 2 (1.41%) Alterian
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.70%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.70%) Stellent
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