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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 13 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.91% 17.86% 12.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 39.06% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 14
Median daily rate £343 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £395 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £33.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +8.00%

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
56 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.64% 45.71% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 45
Median daily rate £285 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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
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 February 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 -10 6 £338 -3.57%
Stafford -1 3 £370 +55.78% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +2 2 - - 1
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) HTML5
4 15 (53.57%) jQuery
5 14 (50.00%) MVC
6 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) C#
7 11 (39.29%) .NET
7 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
8 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 9 (32.14%) Java
9 9 (32.14%) React
10 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (28.57%) OO
10 8 (28.57%) WCF
11 7 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (21.43%) Kanban
12 6 (21.43%) RESTful
12 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
12 6 (21.43%) XML
12 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
13 5 (17.86%) Subversion
13 5 (17.86%) PHP

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 3 (10.71%) WordPress
2 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
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
1 2 (7.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
3 4 (14.29%) Grunt
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) gulp
5 2 (7.14%) NUnit
5 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET 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
4 5 (17.86%) PHP 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%) Java 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%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (57.14%) HTML5
3 15 (53.57%) jQuery
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 9 (32.14%) React
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (28.57%) WCF
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (21.43%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) XML
10 5 (17.86%) Node.js
11 4 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (14.29%) CSS3
11 4 (14.29%) Laravel
11 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (10.71%) Ajax
12 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
7 6 (21.43%) Kanban
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (17.86%) SOLID
9 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) SOA
9 3 (10.71%) Web Development
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) CRM
10 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.86%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 2 (7.14%) XPath
8 1 (3.57%) ES6
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) Google