The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 11 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 17 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.24% 17.48% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.56% 36.23% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 6
Median daily rate £344 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £387 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +7.69%

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 69 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.78% 48.25% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 15
Median daily rate £343 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -7 6 £338 - 5
Stafford -3 4 £370 +55.78% 1
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) MVC
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (42.86%) jQuery
5 12 (42.86%) HTML5
6 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 10 (35.71%) C#
6 10 (35.71%) .NET
6 10 (35.71%) Scrum
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
8 8 (28.57%) Java
8 8 (28.57%) PHP
8 8 (28.57%) WCF
8 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (25.00%) React
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.00%) MySQL
9 7 (25.00%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 6 (21.43%) User Experience
10 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
10 6 (21.43%) RESTful
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (21.43%) Node.js

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (14.29%) WordPress
2 3 (10.71%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
3 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
4 4 (14.29%) Grunt
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium
6 2 (7.14%) gulp
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.57%) NUnit
7 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 8 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.14%) CRM Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) HTML5
2 12 (42.86%) jQuery
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 8 (28.57%) WCF
5 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (25.00%) React
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (21.43%) Node.js
6 6 (21.43%) RESTful
7 5 (17.86%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (14.29%) CSS3
8 4 (14.29%) Laravel
8 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) OO
7 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Kanban
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) SOLID
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
9 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.71%) SOA
11 2 (7.14%) Analytics
11 2 (7.14%) ERP
11 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 2 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) PHP
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) ES6
7 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Apple
1 2 (7.14%) Google
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft