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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 27 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 122 152 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.38% 6.88% 7.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.51% 27.34% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 94 78
Average daily rate
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£323 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.48 - £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.38 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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
542 556 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.92% 25.16% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 307 263
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 38 £313 +8.69% 45
Staffordshire +2 21 £335 +3.07% 29
Warwickshire +1 16 £283 +6.60% 19
Coventry -5 12 £375 +20.00% 10
Shropshire -2 11 £400 -4.76% 9
Worcestershire -1 2 £135 -40.00% 9
Wolverhampton -9 2 £220 -2.22% 4
Walsall 0 1 - - 3
West Bromwich - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - - 2
Dudley - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 15
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 248 (89.53%) HTML
2 226 (81.59%) JavaScript
3 146 (52.71%) jQuery
4 110 (39.71%) .NET
5 86 (31.05%) HTML5
6 85 (30.69%) C#
7 77 (27.80%) SQL Server
7 77 (27.80%) ASP.NET
8 75 (27.08%) MVC
9 65 (23.47%) CSS3
10 51 (18.41%) PHP
11 49 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (16.97%) SQL
13 43 (15.52%) Microsoft
14 42 (15.16%) MySQL
14 42 (15.16%) XML
15 39 (14.08%) Ajax
15 39 (14.08%) User Experience
16 30 (10.83%) Web Services
16 30 (10.83%) SharePoint
17 29 (10.47%) .NET Framework
18 28 (10.11%) AngularJS
19 27 (9.75%) Java
20 25 (9.03%) Web Development
21 24 (8.66%) Visual Studio
21 24 (8.66%) OO
21 24 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
22 23 (8.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 22 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
23 22 (7.94%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.58%) IIS
2 21 (7.58%) CMS
3 16 (5.78%) Apache
4 15 (5.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (4.69%) Drupal
6 12 (4.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.89%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.53%) Node.js
9 4 (1.44%) WordPress
9 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.08%) JBoss
11 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (6.86%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.61%) InfoPath
3 8 (2.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.36%) MS Office
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Magento
3 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.72%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.78%) Intranet
2 13 (4.69%) OSPF
2 13 (4.69%) BGP
2 13 (4.69%) Firewall
2 13 (4.69%) BIG-IP
2 13 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (3.61%) Internet
4 4 (1.44%) Extranet
4 4 (1.44%) HTTP
5 2 (0.72%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.16%) MySQL
3 22 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.72%) DB2
9 2 (0.72%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.78%) Subversion
4 10 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.81%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.44%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.44%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.44%) Selenium
7 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.08%) Ant
8 3 (1.08%) Grunt
8 3 (1.08%) JIRA
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.72%) Bower
9 2 (0.72%) NUnit
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.72%) Maven
10 1 (0.36%) FxCop
General
1 17 (6.14%) Finance
2 9 (3.25%) Marketing
3 8 (2.89%) Automotive
4 5 (1.81%) Publishing
5 3 (1.08%) Games
5 3 (1.08%) Retail
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 218 (78.70%) Developer
2 45 (16.25%) .NET Developer
3 37 (13.36%) Front-End Developer
4 30 (10.83%) Web Developer
5 23 (8.30%) PHP Developer
6 22 (7.94%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.22%) Designer
8 16 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (4.33%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.97%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.25%) Architect
14 8 (2.89%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.89%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (2.89%) Network Specialist
15 7 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.53%) Monitoring Specialist
16 6 (2.17%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (89.53%) HTML
2 146 (52.71%) jQuery
3 110 (39.71%) .NET
4 86 (31.05%) HTML5
5 77 (27.80%) ASP.NET
6 65 (23.47%) CSS3
7 42 (15.16%) XML
8 39 (14.08%) Ajax
9 30 (10.83%) Web Services
10 29 (10.47%) .NET Framework
11 28 (10.11%) AngularJS
12 24 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (8.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (5.78%) WCF
15 14 (5.05%) XSLT
16 12 (4.33%) Middleware
16 12 (4.33%) Sass
17 10 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 10 (3.61%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.08%) User Experience
2 12 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.97%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.25%) Social Media
4 9 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.89%) Blog
5 8 (2.89%) Taxonomies
6 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.44%) NHS
8 4 (1.44%) W3C
8 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.44%) Physics
9 3 (1.08%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.72%) Photography
10 2 (0.72%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.72%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.89%) UNIX
1 8 (2.89%) Windows
1 8 (2.89%) Linux
2 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.72%) Android
3 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.08%) MVC
2 49 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.03%) Web Development
4 24 (8.66%) OO
5 22 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (6.50%) TDD
7 15 (5.42%) CRM
7 15 (5.42%) OOP
7 15 (5.42%) Web Application Development
8 14 (5.05%) Workflow
9 13 (4.69%) Load Balancing
9 13 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (4.33%) Network Management
10 12 (4.33%) ITIL
11 11 (3.97%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.97%) Network Architecture
12 10 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (3.61%) Project Management
13 9 (3.25%) Content Management
13 9 (3.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 226 (81.59%) JavaScript
2 85 (30.69%) C#
3 51 (18.41%) PHP
4 47 (16.97%) SQL
5 27 (9.75%) Java
6 15 (5.42%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.05%) PHP5
8 11 (3.97%) VBScript
9 7 (2.53%) Ruby
10 6 (2.17%) ActionScript
10 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.81%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (1.81%) VB
12 4 (1.44%) Python
13 2 (0.72%) LotusScript
13 2 (0.72%) XPath
13 2 (0.72%) VBA
13 2 (0.72%) C++
13 2 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.05%) Degree
3 10 (3.61%) CCNA
3 10 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.53%) CCNP
5 6 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.81%) VCP4
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCTS
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 12 (4.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 43 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.50%) Adobe
3 13 (4.69%) Juniper
3 13 (4.69%) Cisco
3 13 (4.69%) Nokia
3 13 (4.69%) CheckPoint
3 13 (4.69%) Fortinet
3 13 (4.69%) F5
4 12 (4.33%) Riverbed
4 12 (4.33%) SolarWinds
4 12 (4.33%) BMC
5 11 (3.97%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.53%) Google
6 7 (2.53%) Zend
6 7 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.53%) Oracle
7 4 (1.44%) Apple
8 3 (1.08%) Twitter
9 2 (0.72%) Pega
9 2 (0.72%) Nintex
Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Camping and Caravanning Club
Rate: £19,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 16 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Rate: £105.00 per week
Posted: 17 days ago
Tamworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago