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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.59% 7.57% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.48% 25.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
Median daily rate £300 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.78 £32.54 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-36.14% +1.68%
CSS
West Midlands

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
31 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.56% 30.27% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 32
Median daily rate £300 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £429 £375
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 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 5 £200 -38.46% 15
Stafford +1 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Tamworth - 1 £300 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £225 - 3
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) N-Tier
4 16 (48.48%) Web Development
4 16 (48.48%) HTML5
5 14 (42.42%) High Availability
5 14 (42.42%) CSS3
6 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (36.36%) TypeScript
8 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 11 (33.33%) SOA
9 10 (30.30%) ActionScript
10 9 (27.27%) C#
10 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
11 8 (24.24%) HTTP
11 8 (24.24%) Flash
11 8 (24.24%) PHP
11 8 (24.24%) Photoshop
11 8 (24.24%) Apache Flex
11 8 (24.24%) ActionScript 3.0
12 7 (21.21%) .NET
13 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
14 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
14 4 (12.12%) ERP
14 4 (12.12%) Java
14 4 (12.12%) OO
14 4 (12.12%) CRM
15 3 (9.09%) Adobe
15 3 (9.09%) Finance
15 3 (9.09%) C++

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 2 (6.06%) WordPress
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
1 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Flash Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Web Developer
4 6 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (18.18%) HTML Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.09%) ActionScript Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) 3D Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (48.48%) HTML5
3 14 (42.42%) CSS3
4 8 (24.24%) Apache Flex
4 8 (24.24%) Flash
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
6 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.06%) EDI
8 2 (6.06%) jQuery
8 2 (6.06%) RESTful
8 2 (6.06%) Sass
9 1 (3.03%) Django
9 1 (3.03%) Java EE
9 1 (3.03%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) REST
9 1 (3.03%) Spring
9 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.06%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Web Development
2 14 (42.42%) High Availability
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 11 (33.33%) SOA
5 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) Front End Development
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) ERP
7 4 (12.12%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (3.03%) Logistics
10 1 (3.03%) SEO
10 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.03%) TDD
10 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) TypeScript
3 10 (30.30%) ActionScript
4 9 (27.27%) C#
5 8 (24.24%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) C++
8 2 (6.06%) C
8 2 (6.06%) VB
9 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (3.03%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Xamarin