The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 7 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 82 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.38% 7.92% 5.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.30% 33.56% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 20
Median daily rate £373 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
181 146 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.53% 23.59% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 101 74
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CSS.

1 177 (96.20%) HTML
2 140 (76.09%) JavaScript
3 77 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (32.07%) Web Development
5 58 (31.52%) HTML5
6 51 (27.72%) Microsoft
7 50 (27.17%) .NET
8 45 (24.46%) AngularJS
8 45 (24.46%) Front End Development
9 41 (22.28%) Java
10 36 (19.57%) CSS3
11 35 (19.02%) jQuery
12 34 (18.48%) Git (software)
13 32 (17.39%) C#
14 31 (16.85%) OO
15 29 (15.76%) PHP
15 29 (15.76%) XML
16 28 (15.22%) .NET Framework
16 28 (15.22%) Security Cleared
16 28 (15.22%) CRM
16 28 (15.22%) Scrum
17 27 (14.67%) WCF
17 27 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (14.13%) Visual Studio
19 25 (13.59%) Web Services
19 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio Team System
20 24 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
21 23 (12.50%) TDD
21 23 (12.50%) SQL
21 23 (12.50%) Finance

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (9.78%) CMS
2 16 (8.70%) JBoss
3 14 (7.61%) Drupal
3 14 (7.61%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.98%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.98%) WebLogic Portal
4 11 (5.98%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.26%) WordPress
7 4 (2.17%) Apache
7 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.63%) IIS
9 2 (1.09%) Confluence
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.98%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.09%) Magento
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.54%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.54%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.89%) GitHub
2 6 (3.26%) Office 365
3 4 (2.17%) Slack
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.54%) Google Play
5 1 (0.54%) iTunes
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.87%) HTTP
2 5 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (2.72%) Firewall
2 5 (2.72%) LAN
2 5 (2.72%) WAN
3 4 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (2.17%) IP Telephony
3 4 (2.17%) LDAP
3 4 (2.17%) Network Security
3 4 (2.17%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.17%) VoIP
3 4 (2.17%) VPN
4 3 (1.63%) Skype
5 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.54%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.54%) OSPF
6 1 (0.54%) RIP
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.54%) Wireless
6 1 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.98%) DB2
3 11 (5.98%) Power BI
4 8 (4.35%) MySQL
5 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.09%) Endeca
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.13%) Visual Studio
3 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 18 (9.78%) Jenkins
5 12 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.98%) gulp
6 11 (5.98%) Log4j
7 9 (4.89%) Selenium
8 6 (3.26%) Grunt
9 5 (2.72%) JIRA
9 5 (2.72%) Protractor
9 5 (2.72%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.17%) Ant
10 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.17%) JUnit
11 3 (1.63%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.63%) JHipster
12 2 (1.09%) Mockito
12 2 (1.09%) PhantomJS
12 2 (1.09%) QUnit
General
1 23 (12.50%) Finance
2 12 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.98%) Back Office
4 7 (3.80%) Retail
5 5 (2.72%) Banking
6 4 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 148 (80.43%) Developer
2 33 (17.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (15.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (13.04%) CRM Developer
4 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
5 22 (11.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 19 (10.33%) HTML Developer
7 17 (9.24%) Senior Developer
8 16 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (8.70%) UI Developer
9 14 (7.61%) Drupal Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.52%) PHP Developer
11 11 (5.98%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 10 (5.43%) Consultant
13 9 (4.89%) .NET Developer
13 9 (4.89%) Angular Developer
14 8 (4.35%) Designer
14 8 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
14 8 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (96.20%) HTML
2 58 (31.52%) HTML5
3 50 (27.17%) .NET
4 45 (24.46%) AngularJS
5 36 (19.57%) CSS3
6 35 (19.02%) jQuery
7 29 (15.76%) XML
8 28 (15.22%) .NET Framework
9 27 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (14.67%) WCF
10 25 (13.59%) Web Services
11 16 (8.70%) Java EE
12 15 (8.15%) JMS
13 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET
14 13 (7.07%) JSP
14 13 (7.07%) Middleware
14 13 (7.07%) React
14 13 (7.07%) REST
15 11 (5.98%) Node.js
16 10 (5.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) User Experience
1 14 (7.61%) Visualisation
2 10 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.09%) CMDB
5 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.54%) Fintech
5 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.78%) Linux
2 15 (8.15%) Mac OS X
2 15 (8.15%) Unix
3 5 (2.72%) Windows
4 4 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.07%) Web Development
3 45 (24.46%) Front End Development
4 31 (16.85%) OO
5 28 (15.22%) CRM
5 28 (15.22%) Scrum
6 23 (12.50%) TDD
7 22 (11.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.87%) Web Design
10 18 (9.78%) Mentoring
11 17 (9.24%) MVC
11 17 (9.24%) OO PHP
12 16 (8.70%) Content Management
13 15 (8.15%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.52%) Line Management
15 8 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 8 (4.35%) Open Source
15 8 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (76.09%) JavaScript
2 41 (22.28%) Java
3 32 (17.39%) C#
4 29 (15.76%) PHP
5 23 (12.50%) SQL
6 11 (5.98%) X++
7 4 (2.17%) Python
8 3 (1.63%) PHP 5
8 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.63%) VB
9 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.09%) Ruby
9 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.80%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.72%) CCNA
4 5 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.17%) CCDA
5 4 (2.17%) CCDP
5 4 (2.17%) CCVP
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) Degree
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) Oracle
3 11 (5.98%) IBM
3 11 (5.98%) Misys
4 7 (3.80%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.72%) Cisco
6 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.17%) F5
6 4 (2.17%) Juniper
6 4 (2.17%) Nokia
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe
7 2 (1.09%) hybris
7 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.54%) Google
8 1 (0.54%) OpenText
8 1 (0.54%) Pega
8 1 (0.54%) Remedy
8 1 (0.54%) SAP
8 1 (0.54%) Telerik
8 1 (0.54%) Zend
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