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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 58 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.52% 7.05% 7.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.80% 23.53% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £363 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 153 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.60% 29.94% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 89 (90.82%) JavaScript
2 88 (89.80%) HTML
3 60 (61.22%) jQuery
4 40 (40.82%) HTML5
5 39 (39.80%) .NET
6 30 (30.61%) ASP.NET
6 30 (30.61%) CSS3
7 29 (29.59%) SQL
8 27 (27.55%) MVC
9 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
10 25 (25.51%) C#
11 22 (22.45%) PHP
12 18 (18.37%) Java
12 18 (18.37%) XML
13 16 (16.33%) MySQL
13 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.29%) CMS
14 14 (14.29%) Web Development
15 13 (13.27%) WCF
16 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
16 12 (12.24%) Ajax
16 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
17 11 (11.22%) OO
17 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
17 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (10.20%) WordPress
18 10 (10.20%) Web Services
18 10 (10.20%) VB
18 10 (10.20%) Scrum
18 10 (10.20%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (14.29%) CMS
2 10 (10.20%) WordPress
3 7 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (6.12%) Apache
5 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.06%) SAP Portal
7 2 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.02%) Confluence
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.02%) Drupal
8 1 (1.02%) SAP EP
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 7 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) e-Work
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.33%) MySQL
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.04%) MS Access
9 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.02%) Redis
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.18%) Subversion
3 8 (8.16%) Maven
4 6 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.10%) Ant
5 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.06%) QUnit
7 3 (3.06%) Selenium
8 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.04%) JIRA
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.02%) Toad
9 1 (1.02%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.02%) RubyGems
9 1 (1.02%) PhoneGap
9 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
1 5 (5.10%) Games
2 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.02%) Electronics
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (82.65%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) Web Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (19.39%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Front-End Web Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.12%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Games Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Uniface Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (89.80%) HTML
2 60 (61.22%) jQuery
3 40 (40.82%) HTML5
4 39 (39.80%) .NET
5 30 (30.61%) ASP.NET
5 30 (30.61%) CSS3
6 18 (18.37%) XML
7 13 (13.27%) WCF
8 12 (12.24%) Ajax
9 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.20%) Spring
10 10 (10.20%) Web Services
11 9 (9.18%) LINQ
11 9 (9.18%) Sass
12 8 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (8.16%) J2EE
12 8 (8.16%) XSLT
13 7 (7.14%) JSP
13 7 (7.14%) JSON
13 7 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Open Source
2 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.06%) W3C
3 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.02%) DTV
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Linux
2 7 (7.14%) Android
2 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.10%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Fedora
4 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) MVC
2 14 (14.29%) Web Development
3 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.22%) OO
4 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (10.20%) Scrum
6 8 (8.16%) TDD
7 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.12%) OOP
8 6 (6.12%) Logistics
9 5 (5.10%) BDD
9 5 (5.10%) Game Development
9 5 (5.10%) Web Design
9 5 (5.10%) SEO
10 4 (4.08%) Content Management
10 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.06%) Kanban
11 3 (3.06%) QMS
11 3 (3.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (90.82%) JavaScript
2 29 (29.59%) SQL
3 25 (25.51%) C#
4 22 (22.45%) PHP
5 18 (18.37%) Java
6 10 (10.20%) VB
7 8 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.16%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.10%) PHP5
9 4 (4.08%) Scala
10 3 (3.06%) Uniface
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
10 3 (3.06%) VBA
11 1 (1.02%) Python
11 1 (1.02%) PHP4
11 1 (1.02%) VBScript
11 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.02%) Perl
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) ISEB
1 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
1 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Adobe
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Alterian
3 5 (5.10%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.08%) Sencha
4 4 (4.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) Sony
6 1 (1.02%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.02%) Zend
6 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.02%) iRise
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