The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 183 158 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.25% 6.84% 7.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.65% 27.48% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 110 69
Average daily rate
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£315 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.51 £27.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -4.28%
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
597 575 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.64% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 320 199
Average daily rate £340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £23.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.82% -19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.54 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 48 £300 - 35
Shropshire +12 27 £400 -2.43% 2
Staffordshire +4 17 £345 +6.15% 22
Coventry +1 16 £315 -3.07% 16
Warwickshire -12 12 £293 -2.50% 26
West Bromwich - 12 £225 -
Solihull +6 8 £313 -7.40% 8
Wolverhampton -1 6 £235 -9.17% 2
Worcestershire +2 2 £300 -0.82% 14
Walsall -1 1 - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 272 (89.77%) HTML
2 223 (73.60%) JavaScript
3 139 (45.87%) jQuery
4 109 (35.97%) HTML5
5 101 (33.33%) .NET
6 87 (28.71%) C#
7 81 (26.73%) MVC
8 79 (26.07%) CSS3
9 74 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (21.78%) MySQL
11 64 (21.12%) SQL Server
12 62 (20.46%) PHP
13 59 (19.47%) ASP.NET
14 46 (15.18%) SQL
15 44 (14.52%) Photoshop
16 43 (14.19%) CMS
17 40 (13.20%) XML
18 39 (12.87%) Web Development
19 35 (11.55%) Ajax
20 34 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
21 33 (10.89%) User Experience
21 33 (10.89%) Web Design
21 33 (10.89%) Java
21 33 (10.89%) Adobe
22 32 (10.56%) Linux
22 32 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
23 31 (10.23%) Git (software)
23 31 (10.23%) AngularJS
24 30 (9.90%) TDD
25 28 (9.24%) WordPress

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 43 (14.19%) CMS
2 28 (9.24%) WordPress
3 16 (5.28%) Joomla!
4 14 (4.62%) Apache
5 13 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.64%) Node.js
8 7 (2.31%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.98%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.98%) Confluence
10 5 (1.65%) IIS
11 4 (1.32%) Drupal
12 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.99%) JBoss
12 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (14.52%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Magento
2 6 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.65%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.99%) GitHub
3 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (0.66%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Heroku
3 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.66%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.94%) Firewall
2 16 (5.28%) BIG-IP
2 16 (5.28%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (5.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (3.63%) WAN
3 11 (3.63%) HTTP
3 11 (3.63%) Internet
4 10 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (2.97%) MPLS
5 9 (2.97%) OSPF
6 8 (2.64%) VoIP
6 8 (2.64%) WLAN
6 8 (2.64%) DMVPN
6 8 (2.64%) Intranet
7 7 (2.31%) BGP
8 6 (1.98%) Extranet
9 4 (1.32%) SSL
10 3 (0.99%) LAN
10 3 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.78%) MySQL
2 64 (21.12%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.66%) DB2
9 2 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.27%) Subversion
4 12 (3.96%) JIRA
5 8 (2.64%) Grunt
6 5 (1.65%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.32%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.32%) PhpStorm
7 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.32%) Selenium
7 4 (1.32%) JUnit
7 4 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.99%) Ant
8 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.66%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.66%) Bower
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.66%) Maven
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (5.28%) Marketing
2 12 (3.96%) Retail
3 8 (2.64%) Finance
3 8 (2.64%) Automotive
4 4 (1.32%) Back Office
4 4 (1.32%) Publishing
5 3 (0.99%) Games
5 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 251 (82.84%) Developer
2 51 (16.83%) .NET Developer
3 44 (14.52%) Web Developer
4 39 (12.87%) Front-End Developer
5 35 (11.55%) PHP Developer
6 23 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 18 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.96%) Network Engineer
8 12 (3.96%) Designer
9 11 (3.63%) Front-End Web Developer
9 11 (3.63%) MySQL Developer
9 11 (3.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 10 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (2.64%) AWS Developer
13 7 (2.31%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (1.98%) SharePoint Developer
14 6 (1.98%) Website Developer
14 6 (1.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (89.77%) HTML
2 139 (45.87%) jQuery
3 109 (35.97%) HTML5
4 101 (33.33%) .NET
5 79 (26.07%) CSS3
6 59 (19.47%) ASP.NET
7 40 (13.20%) XML
8 35 (11.55%) Ajax
9 32 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (10.23%) AngularJS
11 22 (7.26%) LAMP
12 21 (6.93%) .NET Framework
12 21 (6.93%) Web Services
13 20 (6.60%) XHTML
14 18 (5.94%) Entity Framework
15 15 (4.95%) WCF
16 14 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 14 (4.62%) XSLT
16 14 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (4.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.89%) User Experience
2 15 (4.95%) Visualisation
3 12 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.31%) W3C
5 7 (2.31%) Graphic Design
6 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.98%) New Media
7 3 (0.99%) iPhone
7 3 (0.99%) iPad
7 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.99%) NHS
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.66%) Animation
9 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
9 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.56%) Linux
2 10 (3.30%) Windows
3 8 (2.64%) SUSE
4 7 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.98%) Android
6 5 (1.65%) UNIX
7 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.73%) MVC
2 74 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (12.87%) Web Development
4 34 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 33 (10.89%) Web Design
6 30 (9.90%) TDD
7 27 (8.91%) Content Management
7 27 (8.91%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.59%) OO
9 22 (7.26%) Scrum
10 19 (6.27%) Analytics
11 18 (5.94%) SEO
12 16 (5.28%) Open Source
13 14 (4.62%) Workflow
14 13 (4.29%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.29%) CRM
15 11 (3.63%) OOP
15 11 (3.63%) Pay per click
15 11 (3.63%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (3.30%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 223 (73.60%) JavaScript
2 87 (28.71%) C#
3 62 (20.46%) PHP
4 46 (15.18%) SQL
5 33 (10.89%) Java
6 18 (5.94%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.31%) VB
7 7 (2.31%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.98%) PHP5
9 5 (1.65%) Ruby
10 4 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.32%) VBScript
10 4 (1.32%) PHP4
11 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.66%) Perl
11 2 (0.66%) LotusScript
11 2 (0.66%) VB6
11 2 (0.66%) Python
11 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (7.59%) Degree
2 16 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.63%) CCNP
5 7 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCSA
7 1 (0.33%) CCSE
7 1 (0.33%) MCTS
7 1 (0.33%) MCITP
7 1 (0.33%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.99%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.64%) CiscoWorks
1 8 (2.64%) Kibana
2 7 (2.31%) Plesk
3 6 (1.98%) OPNET
4 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (10.89%) Adobe
2 21 (6.93%) Google
3 19 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.61%) Cisco
4 17 (5.61%) F5
5 16 (5.28%) CheckPoint
6 15 (4.95%) Fortinet
7 14 (4.62%) SolarWinds
7 14 (4.62%) BMC
7 14 (4.62%) Oracle
8 11 (3.63%) IBM
9 10 (3.30%) Sitecore
9 10 (3.30%) McAfee
9 10 (3.30%) Blue Coat
10 9 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.31%) Juniper
12 6 (1.98%) Nokia
12 6 (1.98%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.65%) Zend
14 4 (1.32%) Apple
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Rate: 250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £120 - £150 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, West Midlands
University of Warwick
Rate: £24,775 - £27,864 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
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Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago