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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 290 170 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.76% 6.82% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.15% 30.04% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 102 104
Median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
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
825 566 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.93% 22.71% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 345 350
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Birmingham +10 113 £350 +14.75% 37
Coventry +6 51 £425 +41.66% 10
Shropshire -7 22 £431 - 2
Warwickshire +5 21 £325 +62.50% 17
Staffordshire -13 12 £300 -17.80% 9
Solihull -4 9 £308 +2.50% 4
Wolverhampton -1 5 £300 +71.42% 2
Worcestershire -7 1 - - 8
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 458 (89.80%) HTML
2 354 (69.41%) JavaScript
3 182 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (33.53%) HTML5
5 165 (32.35%) Java
6 163 (31.96%) .NET
7 154 (30.20%) MVC
7 154 (30.20%) Web Development
8 138 (27.06%) C#
9 135 (26.47%) jQuery
10 123 (24.12%) SQL
11 113 (22.16%) XML
12 100 (19.61%) ASP.NET
12 100 (19.61%) CSS3
13 97 (19.02%) Front End Development
14 96 (18.82%) Web Services
15 95 (18.63%) SQL Server
16 87 (17.06%) AngularJS
17 73 (14.31%) TDD
18 69 (13.53%) Microsoft
19 65 (12.75%) PHP
19 65 (12.75%) Spring
20 64 (12.55%) CMS
21 63 (12.35%) Responsive Web Design
22 61 (11.96%) REST
23 56 (10.98%) JSP
24 55 (10.78%) User Experience
25 52 (10.20%) Git (software)
26 51 (10.00%) CRM
27 49 (9.61%) JBoss

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 64 (12.55%) CMS
2 49 (9.61%) JBoss
3 47 (9.22%) WebLogic
4 44 (8.63%) Tomcat
5 29 (5.69%) WebSphere
6 27 (5.29%) WebLogic Portal
7 20 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 20 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 20 (3.92%) WordPress
8 15 (2.94%) Apache
8 15 (2.94%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.96%) Sitefinity
10 9 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.37%) Confluence
11 7 (1.37%) IIS
11 7 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.18%) Liferay
13 5 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.98%) Kentico
13 5 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (3.92%) Photoshop
2 19 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.75%) MS Office
4 11 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.98%) InDesign
7 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.57%) Office 365
3 6 (1.18%) GitHub
3 6 (1.18%) SaaS
4 5 (0.98%) Heroku
5 3 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.20%) Firebase
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.71%) Network Security
2 22 (4.31%) HTTP
3 21 (4.12%) Firewall
4 20 (3.92%) BGP
4 20 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (3.92%) OSPF
5 19 (3.73%) BIG-IP
5 19 (3.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (0.98%) Internet
7 4 (0.78%) Intranet
7 4 (0.78%) SSL
7 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.39%) LAN
8 2 (0.39%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.20%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.20%) HSRP
9 1 (0.20%) VLAN
9 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.86%) MySQL
3 33 (6.47%) DB2
4 25 (4.90%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.98%) Big Data
8 5 (0.98%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.98%) Pentaho
9 4 (0.78%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.78%) Power BI
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.59%) Redis
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 28 (5.49%) Selenium
4 27 (5.29%) Log4j
5 17 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 17 (3.33%) JUnit
5 17 (3.33%) Subversion
6 16 (3.14%) Grunt
7 14 (2.75%) IntelliJ
8 13 (2.55%) JIRA
8 13 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (2.16%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.96%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.76%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.76%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.57%) gulp
13 7 (1.37%) Ant
14 4 (0.78%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (6.27%) Finance
2 28 (5.49%) Marketing
3 27 (5.29%) Back Office
4 21 (4.12%) Automotive
5 18 (3.53%) Banking
6 17 (3.33%) Retail
7 8 (1.57%) Games
8 4 (0.78%) Electronics
9 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 391 (76.67%) Developer
2 92 (18.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 79 (15.49%) .NET Developer
4 65 (12.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 53 (10.39%) Java Developer
6 44 (8.63%) C# Developer
7 41 (8.04%) Web Developer
8 37 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (6.27%) Designer
9 32 (6.27%) HTML Developer
10 28 (5.49%) HTML CSS Developer
10 28 (5.49%) PHP Developer
11 27 (5.29%) Consultant
12 21 (4.12%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (3.92%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.53%) CRM Developer
14 18 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
14 18 (3.53%) UX Designer
15 16 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (89.80%) HTML
2 171 (33.53%) HTML5
3 163 (31.96%) .NET
4 135 (26.47%) jQuery
5 113 (22.16%) XML
6 100 (19.61%) ASP.NET
6 100 (19.61%) CSS3
7 96 (18.82%) Web Services
8 87 (17.06%) AngularJS
9 65 (12.75%) Spring
10 61 (11.96%) REST
11 56 (10.98%) JSP
12 48 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (9.41%) Java EE
13 47 (9.22%) JSON
13 47 (9.22%) SOAP
14 46 (9.02%) Sass
15 42 (8.24%) J2EE
15 42 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 37 (7.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.78%) User Experience
2 34 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.29%) Digital Media
4 9 (1.76%) Data Integration
4 9 (1.76%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.59%) CMDB
9 3 (0.59%) NHS
9 3 (0.59%) RIA
9 3 (0.59%) W3C
10 2 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.39%) Blog
10 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.20%) Animation
11 1 (0.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.63%) Linux
2 21 (4.12%) Unix
2 21 (4.12%) Windows
3 9 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.98%) Debian
5 4 (0.78%) Android
6 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (30.20%) MVC
2 154 (30.20%) Web Development
3 97 (19.02%) Front End Development
4 73 (14.31%) TDD
5 63 (12.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 51 (10.00%) CRM
7 39 (7.65%) Scrum
8 38 (7.45%) OO
9 28 (5.49%) Web Design
10 27 (5.29%) ERP
11 24 (4.71%) Content Management
11 24 (4.71%) Network Management
12 23 (4.51%) Software Engineering
13 22 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (4.31%) DevOps
14 20 (3.92%) Open Source
15 19 (3.73%) ITIL
15 19 (3.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 354 (69.41%) JavaScript
2 165 (32.35%) Java
3 138 (27.06%) C#
4 123 (24.12%) SQL
5 65 (12.75%) PHP
6 21 (4.12%) Scala
7 16 (3.14%) Ruby
8 13 (2.55%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.35%) Python
10 10 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.57%) PHP 5
11 8 (1.57%) VB
12 7 (1.37%) Perl
13 6 (1.18%) C
14 5 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.39%) Haskell
16 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (3.92%) Degree
2 17 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) CCNA
4 4 (0.78%) CCNP
4 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.20%) CCDA
6 1 (0.20%) CCDP
6 1 (0.20%) CCVP
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCAD
6 1 (0.20%) MCITP
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) MCTS
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.53%) QA
2 9 (1.76%) WCAG
3 7 (1.37%) WAI
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.73%) Docker
2 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.73%) OPNET
2 17 (3.33%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.59%) Ansible
4 3 (0.59%) Rancher
5 1 (0.20%) Grafana
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Plesk
Vendors
1 69 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.82%) IBM
3 39 (7.65%) Oracle
4 31 (6.08%) Adobe
5 27 (5.29%) Misys
6 21 (4.12%) Cisco
7 20 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 20 (3.92%) F5
7 20 (3.92%) Juniper
7 20 (3.92%) Nokia
8 19 (3.73%) BMC
8 19 (3.73%) Fortinet
8 19 (3.73%) Riverbed
8 19 (3.73%) SolarWinds
9 13 (2.55%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.96%) Pega
11 9 (1.76%) webMethods
12 6 (1.18%) BEA
12 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.18%) Vitria
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Rate: £300.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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