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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 51 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.93% 8.61% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.72% 33.53% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 23
Average daily rate
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£308 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
184 170 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.00% 25.68% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 112 69
Average daily rate £350 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015, 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 92 (95.83%) HTML
2 81 (84.38%) JavaScript
3 50 (52.08%) jQuery
4 44 (45.83%) HTML5
5 33 (34.38%) .NET
6 30 (31.25%) MVC
7 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (30.21%) CSS3
8 27 (28.13%) C#
8 27 (28.13%) PHP
9 25 (26.04%) MySQL
10 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
10 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
11 19 (19.79%) AngularJS
12 16 (16.67%) SQL
13 15 (15.63%) Photoshop
14 12 (12.50%) CMS
14 12 (12.50%) Ajax
14 12 (12.50%) Web Services
14 12 (12.50%) OO
14 12 (12.50%) Adobe
14 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
15 11 (11.46%) WCF
15 11 (11.46%) WordPress
15 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
15 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
16 10 (10.42%) TDD
17 9 (9.38%) XHTML
17 9 (9.38%) XML

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 12 (12.50%) CMS
2 11 (11.46%) WordPress
3 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.17%) Apache
6 3 (3.13%) Drupal
6 3 (3.13%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.04%) Kentico
8 1 (1.04%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.04%) IIS
8 1 (1.04%) JBoss
8 1 (1.04%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Magento
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Heroku
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) GitHub
2 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) LAN
1 2 (2.08%) WAN
1 2 (2.08%) VPN
1 2 (2.08%) MPLS
1 2 (2.08%) OSPF
1 2 (2.08%) BGP
1 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
1 2 (2.08%) Firewall
1 2 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) MySQL
2 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.04%) DB2
6 1 (1.04%) MS Access
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.33%) Subversion
4 4 (4.17%) PhpStorm
5 3 (3.13%) JIRA
5 3 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (3.13%) Grunt
6 2 (2.08%) gulp
6 2 (2.08%) NUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.08%) Moq
7 1 (1.04%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.04%) FishEye
7 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.04%) XMLUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Toad
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Advertising
2 2 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (86.46%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 14 (14.58%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.54%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Magento Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Perl Developer
8 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Designer
10 2 (2.08%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Sitecore Developer
10 2 (2.08%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (95.83%) HTML
2 50 (52.08%) jQuery
3 44 (45.83%) HTML5
4 33 (34.38%) .NET
5 29 (30.21%) CSS3
6 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
7 19 (19.79%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.50%) Web Services
8 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.50%) Ajax
9 11 (11.46%) WCF
9 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (9.38%) XML
10 9 (9.38%) XHTML
11 8 (8.33%) Entity Framework
12 7 (7.29%) Spring
13 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
13 6 (6.25%) DOM
13 6 (6.25%) REST
14 4 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) User Experience
2 3 (3.13%) W3C
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.04%) iPhone
3 1 (1.04%) Social Media
3 1 (1.04%) New Media
3 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) MVC
2 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.50%) OO
4 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.42%) TDD
5 7 (7.29%) Web Development
5 7 (7.29%) CRM
5 7 (7.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (6.25%) OOP
6 6 (6.25%) Workflow
6 6 (6.25%) Web Design
7 5 (5.21%) Scrum
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.13%) Change Management
9 3 (3.13%) OOD
9 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.08%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.08%) Product Marketing
10 2 (2.08%) BDD
10 2 (2.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.13%) C#
2 27 (28.13%) PHP
3 16 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (4.17%) Perl
5 4 (4.17%) PHP4
6 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.08%) PHP5
7 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.04%) VB6
7 1 (1.04%) XPath
7 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.04%) Scala
7 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) CCNA
1 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.08%) CCSA
1 2 (2.08%) CCSE
1 2 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Adobe
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Zend
4 4 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.13%) Telerik
5 3 (3.13%) Nintex
6 2 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (2.08%) Brocade
6 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.08%) Foundry
6 2 (2.08%) F5
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) Juniper
7 1 (1.04%) BEA
7 1 (1.04%) Apple
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) Sybase
7 1 (1.04%) Pega
7 1 (1.04%) Vitria
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