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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 82 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.19% 6.49% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.21% 25.79% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £288 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £360 £348
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 £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
199 159 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.15% 25.16% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 103 77
Average daily rate £375 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 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 30 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.

1 125 (89.93%) HTML
2 119 (85.61%) JavaScript
3 62 (44.60%) jQuery
4 49 (35.25%) .NET
5 44 (31.65%) ASP.NET
6 42 (30.22%) HTML5
7 39 (28.06%) C#
7 39 (28.06%) MVC
8 37 (26.62%) PHP
9 33 (23.74%) AngularJS
10 30 (21.58%) CSS3
11 28 (20.14%) MySQL
12 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (17.99%) Microsoft
14 24 (17.27%) WCF
15 22 (15.83%) Web Development
15 22 (15.83%) SQL
16 20 (14.39%) .NET Framework
17 19 (13.67%) Backbone.js
17 19 (13.67%) SharePoint
18 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
18 18 (12.95%) Visual Studio
19 16 (11.51%) Symfony
19 16 (11.51%) Zend
19 16 (11.51%) KnockoutJS
20 15 (10.79%) User Experience
21 14 (10.07%) Ajax
21 14 (10.07%) Ember.js
21 14 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
22 13 (9.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (6.47%) IIS
4 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.60%) Apache
6 4 (2.88%) Node.js
6 4 (2.88%) CMS
7 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.16%) Drupal
8 2 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.72%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.72%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) FTP
2 3 (2.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.14%) MySQL
2 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (12.95%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.04%) Subversion
3 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (4.32%) Ant
5 3 (2.16%) JIRA
5 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.44%) Maven
6 2 (1.44%) NUnit
7 1 (0.72%) JMeter
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.72%) JBehave
7 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) FxCop
General
1 9 (6.47%) Finance
2 2 (1.44%) Legal
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
3 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 118 (84.89%) Developer
2 27 (19.42%) Web Developer
3 24 (17.27%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (12.23%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Designer
6 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (9.35%) .NET Web Developer
8 12 (8.63%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.76%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.04%) CRM Developer
11 6 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (4.32%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Architect
12 5 (3.60%) UI Programmer
12 5 (3.60%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (89.93%) HTML
2 62 (44.60%) jQuery
3 49 (35.25%) .NET
4 44 (31.65%) ASP.NET
5 42 (30.22%) HTML5
6 33 (23.74%) AngularJS
7 30 (21.58%) CSS3
8 24 (17.27%) WCF
9 20 (14.39%) .NET Framework
10 19 (13.67%) Backbone.js
11 16 (11.51%) Symfony
11 16 (11.51%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (10.07%) Ajax
12 14 (10.07%) Ember.js
13 13 (9.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (7.91%) XML
14 11 (7.91%) XHTML
14 11 (7.91%) LINQ
15 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (5.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) User Experience
2 14 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.60%) W3C
5 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
6 1 (0.72%) Social Network
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) iPad
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.72%) iPhone
6 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.32%) Android
3 3 (2.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.44%) UNIX
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.72%) Windows
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) MVC
2 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.83%) Web Development
4 13 (9.35%) OOP
5 10 (7.19%) Logistics
6 8 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (5.04%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.04%) CRM
7 7 (5.04%) OO
8 6 (4.32%) Android Development
8 6 (4.32%) iOS Development
8 6 (4.32%) SOA
8 6 (4.32%) TDD
9 5 (3.60%) Migration
9 5 (3.60%) OOD
9 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (2.88%) Project Management
10 4 (2.88%) Scrum
11 3 (2.16%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (85.61%) JavaScript
2 39 (28.06%) C#
3 37 (26.62%) PHP
4 22 (15.83%) SQL
5 13 (9.35%) Java
6 6 (4.32%) PHP5
6 6 (4.32%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.32%) Ruby
7 5 (3.60%) PHP4
8 4 (2.88%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.44%) VBScript
10 1 (0.72%) Python
10 1 (0.72%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.51%) Zend
3 8 (5.76%) Adobe
4 6 (4.32%) Sencha
5 3 (2.16%) Nintex
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle
7 1 (0.72%) Alterian
7 1 (0.72%) Stellent
7 1 (0.72%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.72%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
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