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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.08% 2.11% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 10.26% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £725 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.74% -6.42%
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
28 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.05% 20.53% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 8
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 1 October 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 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Misys
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SAPUI5

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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) SAPUI5
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Misys
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin