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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing CSS 38 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.19% 8.06% 10.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.05% 34.55% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 41
Average daily rate
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£328 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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 £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
158 165 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.58% 23.34% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 102 113
Average daily rate £363 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
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 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 90 (94.74%) HTML
2 78 (82.11%) JavaScript
3 51 (53.68%) jQuery
4 41 (43.16%) HTML5
5 31 (32.63%) .NET
6 28 (29.47%) MySQL
6 28 (29.47%) MVC
6 28 (29.47%) CSS3
7 26 (27.37%) PHP
8 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (25.26%) C#
10 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
11 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
12 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
13 18 (18.95%) SQL
14 14 (14.74%) Photoshop
15 13 (13.68%) Ajax
16 12 (12.63%) WordPress
17 11 (11.58%) .NET Framework
17 11 (11.58%) WCF
17 11 (11.58%) Web Services
17 11 (11.58%) OO
17 11 (11.58%) Adobe
18 10 (10.53%) XHTML
18 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
18 10 (10.53%) CMS
18 10 (10.53%) TDD
18 10 (10.53%) Subversion
18 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
19 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.63%) WordPress
2 10 (10.53%) CMS
3 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.16%) Drupal
4 3 (3.16%) Apache
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Kentico
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Magento
2 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.11%) PaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Heroku
2 2 (2.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) LAN
1 3 (3.16%) WAN
1 3 (3.16%) VPN
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
1 3 (3.16%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.11%) MPLS
2 2 (2.11%) OSPF
2 2 (2.11%) BGP
2 2 (2.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
3 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) MySQL
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
6 1 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Subversion
1 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.21%) PhpStorm
4 3 (3.16%) JIRA
4 3 (3.16%) Grunt
5 2 (2.11%) gulp
5 2 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.11%) NUnit
5 2 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.11%) Moq
6 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.05%) FishEye
6 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.05%) XMLUnit
6 1 (1.05%) Toad
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.11%) Advertising
1 2 (2.11%) Games
1 2 (2.11%) Marketing
2 1 (1.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (89.47%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (16.84%) PHP Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Web Developer
4 14 (14.74%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Perl Developer
6 5 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.21%) WordPress Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Magento Developer
8 3 (3.16%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (94.74%) HTML
2 51 (53.68%) jQuery
3 41 (43.16%) HTML5
4 31 (32.63%) .NET
5 28 (29.47%) CSS3
6 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
7 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 13 (13.68%) Ajax
9 11 (11.58%) .NET Framework
9 11 (11.58%) WCF
9 11 (11.58%) Web Services
10 10 (10.53%) XHTML
11 9 (9.47%) XML
11 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (8.42%) Entity Framework
13 6 (6.32%) Spring
13 6 (6.32%) REST
14 5 (5.26%) Laravel
14 5 (5.26%) Backbone.js
14 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) User Experience
2 3 (3.16%) W3C
2 3 (3.16%) iPhone
3 1 (1.05%) Social Media
3 1 (1.05%) New Media
3 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) MVC
2 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.58%) OO
4 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.53%) TDD
5 7 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (6.32%) Web Development
6 6 (6.32%) OOP
7 5 (5.26%) CRM
7 5 (5.26%) Workflow
7 5 (5.26%) Scrum
8 4 (4.21%) Web Design
8 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.16%) Change Management
9 3 (3.16%) OOD
9 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.16%) Content Management
10 2 (2.11%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.11%) SEO
10 2 (2.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 78 (82.11%) JavaScript
2 26 (27.37%) PHP
3 24 (25.26%) C#
4 18 (18.95%) SQL
5 6 (6.32%) Java
6 5 (5.26%) Perl
7 4 (4.21%) PHP4
8 3 (3.16%) Python
8 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.11%) PHP5
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.05%) VB6
10 1 (1.05%) XPath
10 1 (1.05%) VB
10 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) CCNA
1 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.11%) CCSA
2 2 (2.11%) CCSE
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) CCVP
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.05%) CCDA
3 1 (1.05%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Adobe
2 7 (7.37%) Zend
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco
5 3 (3.16%) Juniper
5 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.16%) Telerik
5 3 (3.16%) F5
5 3 (3.16%) Nintex
6 2 (2.11%) Google
6 2 (2.11%) Brocade
6 2 (2.11%) Foundry
7 1 (1.05%) Pega
7 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.05%) Vitria
7 1 (1.05%) Remedy
7 1 (1.05%) BEA
7 1 (1.05%) Nokia
7 1 (1.05%) Apple
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