The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.94% 1.73% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 13.04% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£320 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
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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
46 23 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.55% 13.29% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 29
Average daily rate £500 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) F5
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RavenDB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
1 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (50.00%) F5
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe