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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 114 55 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.06% 7.43% 8.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.50% 35.03% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 43
Median daily rate £350 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £396 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +2.14%
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
240 157 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.70% 21.22% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 96 109
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, 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.

1 186 (98.41%) HTML
2 139 (73.54%) JavaScript
3 88 (46.56%) Java
4 72 (38.10%) Web Development
5 70 (37.04%) jQuery
6 63 (33.33%) SQL
7 60 (31.75%) HTML5
8 56 (29.63%) .NET
9 52 (27.51%) SQL Server
9 52 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (24.34%) XML
11 44 (23.28%) Front End Development
12 42 (22.22%) C#
13 41 (21.69%) Web Services
13 41 (21.69%) TDD
14 39 (20.63%) CSS3
15 38 (20.11%) MVC
16 35 (18.52%) Tomcat
16 35 (18.52%) JSP
17 34 (17.99%) WebLogic
17 34 (17.99%) Oracle
17 34 (17.99%) JBoss
17 34 (17.99%) JMS
17 34 (17.99%) Microsoft
18 31 (16.40%) CMS
19 30 (15.87%) IBM
19 30 (15.87%) DB2
20 29 (15.34%) Java EE
21 28 (14.81%) Spring
21 28 (14.81%) ASP.NET

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 35 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 34 (17.99%) JBoss
2 34 (17.99%) WebLogic
3 31 (16.40%) CMS
4 26 (13.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 26 (13.76%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.65%) Kentico
7 4 (2.12%) Documentum
7 4 (2.12%) IIS
8 3 (1.59%) Apache
8 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.59%) WordPress
9 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Confluence
10 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.53%) Liferay
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) MS Office
2 13 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.88%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.65%) InDesign
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (1.59%) GitHub
2 3 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Heroku
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) HTTP
2 4 (2.12%) Network Security
3 1 (0.53%) BGP
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) HSRP
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) LAN
3 1 (0.53%) OSPF
3 1 (0.53%) RIP
3 1 (0.53%) VLAN
3 1 (0.53%) VRRP
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) Wireless
3 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.87%) DB2
3 10 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.12%) MySQL
6 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (13.76%) Log4j
2 20 (10.58%) Visual Studio
3 18 (9.52%) Selenium
4 16 (8.47%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.88%) Subversion
6 9 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.23%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.17%) Ant
9 5 (2.65%) Grunt
9 5 (2.65%) JUnit
10 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.12%) gulp
10 4 (2.12%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.06%) Checkstyle
11 2 (1.06%) JIRA
11 2 (1.06%) Maven
11 2 (1.06%) QUnit
12 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (13.76%) Back Office
2 24 (12.70%) Finance
3 18 (9.52%) Automotive
3 18 (9.52%) Marketing
4 16 (8.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Billing
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (70.37%) Developer
2 34 (17.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (16.40%) Java Developer
4 26 (13.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (12.17%) .NET Developer
5 23 (12.17%) Consultant
6 20 (10.58%) HTML Developer
7 17 (8.99%) HTML CSS Developer
7 17 (8.99%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (8.47%) C# Developer
9 14 (7.41%) Web Developer
10 13 (6.88%) CRM Developer
11 12 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (5.82%) Designer
12 11 (5.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 9 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (4.23%) Automation Tester
14 8 (4.23%) QA Tester
14 8 (4.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (98.41%) HTML
2 70 (37.04%) jQuery
3 60 (31.75%) HTML5
4 56 (29.63%) .NET
5 46 (24.34%) XML
6 41 (21.69%) Web Services
7 39 (20.63%) CSS3
8 35 (18.52%) JSP
9 34 (17.99%) JMS
10 29 (15.34%) Java EE
11 28 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 28 (14.81%) Spring
12 26 (13.76%) AngularJS
12 26 (13.76%) J2EE
13 18 (9.52%) .NET Framework
13 18 (9.52%) Spring MVC
14 14 (7.41%) Ajax
15 13 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (6.88%) WCF
16 9 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) User Experience
2 12 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.12%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.06%) Blog
5 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) W3C
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) Linux
2 6 (3.17%) Unix
3 2 (1.06%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (38.10%) Web Development
2 52 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.28%) Front End Development
4 41 (21.69%) TDD
5 38 (20.11%) MVC
6 25 (13.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (11.11%) CRM
7 21 (11.11%) OO
8 15 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 12 (6.35%) BDD
9 12 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.29%) Wireframes
11 9 (4.76%) SDLC
12 8 (4.23%) Functional Testing
12 8 (4.23%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (4.23%) QA Automation
13 7 (3.70%) OOP
14 6 (3.17%) Integration Testing
14 6 (3.17%) Scrum
14 6 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 139 (73.54%) JavaScript
2 88 (46.56%) Java
3 63 (33.33%) SQL
4 42 (22.22%) C#
5 8 (4.23%) PHP
6 5 (2.65%) Python
6 5 (2.65%) VB
6 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.59%) Ruby
9 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.59%) Degree
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) CCNA
3 1 (0.53%) CCNP
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) MCAD
3 1 (0.53%) MCITP
3 1 (0.53%) MCSD
3 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) WCAG
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Ansible
2 2 (1.06%) Rancher
Vendors
1 34 (17.99%) Microsoft
1 34 (17.99%) Oracle
2 30 (15.87%) IBM
3 26 (13.76%) Misys
4 8 (4.23%) Adobe
4 8 (4.23%) Pega
4 8 (4.23%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.65%) VMware
6 4 (2.12%) BEA
6 4 (2.12%) EMC
6 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.12%) Sybase
6 4 (2.12%) Vitria
7 2 (1.06%) Endeca
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
7 2 (1.06%) New Relic
7 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) CODA
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
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