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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 10 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing CSS 57 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.06% 10.73% 4.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.73% 36.87% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -9.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 179 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.90% 29.11% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 115 77
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 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 £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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 30 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 30 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.

1 107 (90.68%) JavaScript
2 99 (83.90%) HTML
3 61 (51.69%) jQuery
4 48 (40.68%) .NET
5 47 (39.83%) HTML5
6 43 (36.44%) CSS3
6 43 (36.44%) C#
7 40 (33.90%) MVC
8 37 (31.36%) PHP
8 37 (31.36%) ASP.NET
9 29 (24.58%) SQL
10 27 (22.88%) MySQL
11 26 (22.03%) Web Development
12 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
13 23 (19.49%) WCF
14 19 (16.10%) XML
14 19 (16.10%) Java
15 16 (13.56%) LINQ
16 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
16 15 (12.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (12.71%) CMS
16 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
16 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
17 13 (11.02%) XSLT
17 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
17 13 (11.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (11.02%) Logistics
17 13 (11.02%) Magento
18 12 (10.17%) Ajax
18 12 (10.17%) AngularJS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (12.71%) CMS
2 11 (9.32%) WordPress
3 8 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.78%) Apache
4 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.08%) IIS
6 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.54%) Node.js
7 3 (2.54%) SAP Portal
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.69%) Drupal
8 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.85%) e-Work
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Intranet
1 2 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) MySQL
2 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.54%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.47%) Subversion
3 8 (6.78%) Ant
4 7 (5.93%) Maven
5 6 (5.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.54%) PhoneGap
6 3 (2.54%) Selenium
6 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.69%) JIRA
7 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) FxCop
8 1 (0.85%) RubyGems
8 1 (0.85%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Local Government
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (90.68%) Developer
2 33 (27.97%) .NET Developer
3 31 (26.27%) Web Developer
4 20 (16.95%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.86%) .NET Web Developer
7 12 (10.17%) PHP Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.93%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Architect
10 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Magento Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.54%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Designer
12 3 (2.54%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (83.90%) HTML
2 61 (51.69%) jQuery
3 48 (40.68%) .NET
4 47 (39.83%) HTML5
5 43 (36.44%) CSS3
6 37 (31.36%) ASP.NET
7 23 (19.49%) WCF
8 19 (16.10%) XML
9 16 (13.56%) LINQ
10 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.02%) XSLT
11 13 (11.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (10.17%) Ajax
12 12 (10.17%) AngularJS
13 10 (8.47%) JSON
13 10 (8.47%) J2EE
14 9 (7.63%) Spring
14 9 (7.63%) Sass
14 9 (7.63%) REST
15 8 (6.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.24%) Open Source
2 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.69%) 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 (6.78%) Linux
2 6 (5.08%) UNIX
3 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.24%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.85%) Fedora
5 1 (0.85%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.90%) MVC
2 26 (22.03%) Web Development
3 15 (12.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.02%) Logistics
5 9 (7.63%) SEO
6 8 (6.78%) OOP
7 6 (5.08%) Scrum
7 6 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.08%) TDD
7 6 (5.08%) SOA
8 5 (4.24%) OO
8 5 (4.24%) Content Management
8 5 (4.24%) Web Design
9 4 (3.39%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.54%) Project Management
10 3 (2.54%) Migration
10 3 (2.54%) Document Management
10 3 (2.54%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (90.68%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.44%) C#
3 37 (31.36%) PHP
4 29 (24.58%) SQL
5 19 (16.10%) Java
6 6 (5.08%) PHP5
7 4 (3.39%) PHP4
7 4 (3.39%) Scala
7 4 (3.39%) VB
7 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.54%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.54%) VBA
9 2 (1.69%) Ruby
9 2 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) Adobe
3 6 (5.08%) Sitecore
3 6 (5.08%) Sencha
3 6 (5.08%) Alterian
4 5 (4.24%) Zend
5 4 (3.39%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle
7 2 (1.69%) Sony
8 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.85%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.85%) Stellent
8 1 (0.85%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.85%) iRise
8 1 (0.85%) Nintex
8 1 (0.85%) Facebook
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
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