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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.51% 1.14% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.75% 12.50% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.81%
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
16 16 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.60% 9.14% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 18
Median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Django
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Jasmine

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Mocha
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Architect
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Django
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) ES6
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Misys
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin