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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing CSS 79 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.33% 10.99% 4.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.72% 35.64% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
194 202 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.36% 30.84% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 143 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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 September 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.

1 119 (88.15%) JavaScript
2 115 (85.19%) HTML
3 63 (46.67%) jQuery
4 55 (40.74%) .NET
5 49 (36.30%) C#
6 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET
6 47 (34.81%) MVC
7 45 (33.33%) HTML5
8 37 (27.41%) PHP
9 34 (25.19%) WCF
10 33 (24.44%) CSS3
11 31 (22.96%) MySQL
12 28 (20.74%) Microsoft
12 28 (20.74%) Web Development
13 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 27 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 27 (20.00%) SQL
14 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
15 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (16.30%) LINQ
17 19 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 18 (13.33%) Logistics
18 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
19 17 (12.59%) SharePoint
20 15 (11.11%) XML
21 14 (10.37%) Symfony
21 14 (10.37%) Zend
21 14 (10.37%) XHTML
22 13 (9.63%) Java
22 13 (9.63%) Backbone.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.41%) IIS
2 10 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.19%) CMS
4 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.70%) Apache
5 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.22%) Node.js
6 3 (2.22%) WordPress
7 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.48%) Drupal
7 2 (1.48%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Magento
1 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) FTP
2 3 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.96%) MySQL
2 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.93%) Subversion
4 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (5.19%) Ant
5 4 (2.96%) JIRA
6 3 (2.22%) Selenium
6 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.22%) Maven
7 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.74%) JBehave
8 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.74%) FxCop
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.74%) NUnit
8 1 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 5 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.48%) Legal
3 1 (0.74%) Marketing
3 1 (0.74%) Local Government
3 1 (0.74%) Games
3 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (91.85%) Developer
2 38 (28.15%) Web Developer
3 37 (27.41%) .NET Developer
4 23 (17.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (15.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 18 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
7 15 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 15 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.19%) CRM Developer
9 7 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Consultant
12 4 (2.96%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (85.19%) HTML
2 63 (46.67%) jQuery
3 55 (40.74%) .NET
4 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET
5 45 (33.33%) HTML5
6 34 (25.19%) WCF
7 33 (24.44%) CSS3
8 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 27 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 22 (16.30%) LINQ
10 19 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (11.11%) XML
12 14 (10.37%) Symfony
12 14 (10.37%) XHTML
13 13 (9.63%) Backbone.js
13 13 (9.63%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (8.89%) Ember.js
14 12 (8.89%) Ajax
15 8 (5.93%) XSLT
16 7 (5.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) User Experience
2 12 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.70%) W3C
5 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) WURFL
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) Open Source
6 1 (0.74%) Social Network
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (2.96%) Linux
4 3 (2.22%) UNIX
5 2 (1.48%) Windows
6 1 (0.74%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) MVC
2 28 (20.74%) Web Development
3 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.33%) Logistics
5 12 (8.89%) OOP
6 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (5.19%) CRM
7 7 (5.19%) SOA
7 7 (5.19%) TDD
8 6 (4.44%) Android Development
8 6 (4.44%) iOS Development
9 5 (3.70%) Migration
9 5 (3.70%) SEO
10 4 (2.96%) OO
10 4 (2.96%) OOD
10 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.96%) Project Management
11 3 (2.22%) Web Application Development
11 3 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 119 (88.15%) JavaScript
2 49 (36.30%) C#
3 37 (27.41%) PHP
4 27 (20.00%) SQL
5 13 (9.63%) Java
6 6 (4.44%) Ruby
7 5 (3.70%) PHP5
7 5 (3.70%) PHP4
8 4 (2.96%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.37%) Zend
3 6 (4.44%) Adobe
3 6 (4.44%) Sencha
4 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.48%) Alterian
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle
5 2 (1.48%) Nintex
6 1 (0.74%) iRise
6 1 (0.74%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Stellent
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