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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 49 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.57% 6.81% 4.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.03% 28.00% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 10
Average daily rate
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£318 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £310 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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
144 150 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.26% 24.31% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 64
Average daily rate £360 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 120 (93.75%) HTML
2 110 (85.94%) JavaScript
3 56 (43.75%) jQuery
4 45 (35.16%) .NET
5 37 (28.91%) MVC
5 37 (28.91%) HTML5
6 36 (28.13%) ASP.NET
7 34 (26.56%) AngularJS
8 33 (25.78%) PHP
9 31 (24.22%) C#
10 28 (21.88%) MySQL
11 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (17.97%) CSS3
13 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 19 (14.84%) Backbone.js
15 18 (14.06%) Web Development
16 17 (13.28%) SharePoint
16 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
17 16 (12.50%) WCF
17 16 (12.50%) Symfony
17 16 (12.50%) Zend
17 16 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (12.50%) .NET Framework
17 16 (12.50%) Ajax
18 15 (11.72%) SQL
18 15 (11.72%) OOP
19 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
19 14 (10.94%) Ember.js
19 14 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
19 14 (10.94%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (13.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (7.03%) IIS
4 6 (4.69%) Drupal
5 5 (3.91%) Node.js
5 5 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) FTP
2 3 (2.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.88%) MySQL
2 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.91%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (4.69%) Subversion
5 4 (3.13%) Ant
5 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.34%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) NUnit
8 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.78%) JBehave
8 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.78%) FxCop
8 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (0.78%) Local Government
2 1 (0.78%) Games
2 1 (0.78%) Legal
2 1 (0.78%) Publishing
2 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (83.59%) Developer
2 19 (14.84%) Web Developer
2 19 (14.84%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (13.28%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.28%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Designer
5 12 (9.38%) PHP Developer
6 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (5.47%) CRM Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Interactive Designer
10 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (93.75%) HTML
2 56 (43.75%) jQuery
3 45 (35.16%) .NET
4 37 (28.91%) HTML5
5 36 (28.13%) ASP.NET
6 34 (26.56%) AngularJS
7 23 (17.97%) CSS3
8 19 (14.84%) Backbone.js
9 16 (12.50%) WCF
9 16 (12.50%) Symfony
9 16 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 16 (12.50%) Ajax
10 14 (10.94%) Ember.js
11 11 (8.59%) XHTML
12 9 (7.03%) XML
12 9 (7.03%) JSON
13 8 (6.25%) Web Services
13 8 (6.25%) Sass
13 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (10.94%) User Experience
2 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.91%) W3C
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) iPhone
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) Blog
5 1 (0.78%) Social Network
5 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.47%) Android
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 4 (3.13%) UNIX
5 3 (2.34%) Windows
5 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) MVC
2 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.06%) Web Development
4 15 (11.72%) OOP
5 11 (8.59%) OO
6 10 (7.81%) CRM
7 7 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (5.47%) Android Development
7 7 (5.47%) iOS Development
7 7 (5.47%) TDD
8 6 (4.69%) SOA
8 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.91%) Migration
9 5 (3.91%) Logistics
10 4 (3.13%) OOD
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (1.56%) SEO
11 2 (1.56%) Workflow
11 2 (1.56%) Scrum
11 2 (1.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (85.94%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.78%) PHP
3 31 (24.22%) C#
4 15 (11.72%) SQL
5 12 (9.38%) Java
6 8 (6.25%) Ruby
6 8 (6.25%) PHP5
7 7 (5.47%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.34%) PHP4
8 3 (2.34%) Python
9 2 (1.56%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.78%) Scala
10 1 (0.78%) VB
10 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.50%) Zend
3 8 (6.25%) Adobe
4 6 (4.69%) Sencha
5 3 (2.34%) Nintex
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.78%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Stellent