The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% 0.68% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 2.63% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +14.06%
CSS
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.31% 25.85% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 7
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Midlands region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Midlands region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

CSS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet