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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 174 171 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.33% 7.20% 7.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.02% 28.36% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 107 72
Average daily rate
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£289 £313 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £246 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £100.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.70 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.03 £27.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
561 603 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.62% 25.39% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 343 210
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -10 51 £308 +2.50% 35
Staffordshire +8 23 £325 +1.56% 28
Coventry +4 20 £315 -3.07% 14
Shropshire +7 14 £336 +6.32% 11
Warwickshire -9 14 £200 -36.00% 21
West Bromwich - 12 £225 -
Solihull -1 8 £313 -5.30% 12
Wolverhampton 0 4 £250 -0.49% 3
Worcestershire +9 3 £238 -22.13% 5
Walsall 0 1 - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 289 (88.38%) HTML
2 242 (74.01%) JavaScript
3 147 (44.95%) jQuery
4 121 (37.00%) HTML5
5 119 (36.39%) .NET
6 100 (30.58%) C#
7 85 (25.99%) MVC
7 85 (25.99%) CSS3
8 83 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (22.94%) MySQL
10 73 (22.32%) ASP.NET
11 72 (22.02%) SQL Server
12 66 (20.18%) PHP
13 50 (15.29%) SQL
14 48 (14.68%) Photoshop
14 48 (14.68%) CMS
15 39 (11.93%) Web Development
15 39 (11.93%) XML
16 38 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (11.31%) Ajax
18 36 (11.01%) Linux
18 36 (11.01%) Responsive Web Design
19 33 (10.09%) E-Commerce
19 33 (10.09%) Adobe
19 33 (10.09%) Web Design
20 32 (9.79%) TDD
20 32 (9.79%) AngularJS
21 30 (9.17%) .NET Framework
22 29 (8.87%) Content Management
22 29 (8.87%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 48 (14.68%) CMS
2 29 (8.87%) WordPress
3 20 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.89%) Joomla!
5 15 (4.59%) Apache
6 13 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (3.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (2.75%) Node.js
9 7 (2.14%) Confluence
9 7 (2.14%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.83%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.83%) IIS
11 5 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.22%) Drupal
13 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.61%) JBoss
14 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 48 (14.68%) Photoshop
2 15 (4.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.22%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.61%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.36%) Magento
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.53%) GitHub
2 5 (1.53%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.92%) Office 365
4 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.61%) PaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Heroku
4 2 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.42%) Firewall
2 18 (5.50%) BIG-IP
2 18 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (5.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 16 (4.89%) HTTP
4 14 (4.28%) WAN
5 13 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (3.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (3.67%) MPLS
7 10 (3.06%) OSPF
7 10 (3.06%) VoIP
7 10 (3.06%) WLAN
7 10 (3.06%) DMVPN
8 9 (2.75%) Intranet
9 8 (2.45%) Internet
9 8 (2.45%) BGP
10 6 (1.83%) Extranet
10 6 (1.83%) SSL
11 4 (1.22%) LAN
11 4 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.94%) MySQL
2 72 (22.02%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.98%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.61%) DB2
12 2 (0.61%) MS Access
12 2 (0.61%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 28 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.12%) Subversion
3 13 (3.98%) JIRA
4 7 (2.14%) Grunt
5 4 (1.22%) PhpStorm
5 4 (1.22%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.92%) JUnit
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.92%) gulp
7 2 (0.61%) NUnit
7 2 (0.61%) Maven
7 2 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.61%) Moq
7 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.61%) Ant
8 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
General
1 16 (4.89%) Marketing
2 14 (4.28%) Retail
3 11 (3.36%) Finance
4 5 (1.53%) Automotive
4 5 (1.53%) Games
5 4 (1.22%) Back Office
5 4 (1.22%) Publishing
6 3 (0.92%) Legal
6 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 270 (82.57%) Developer
2 61 (18.65%) .NET Developer
3 48 (14.68%) Web Developer
4 42 (12.84%) Front-End Developer
5 37 (11.31%) PHP Developer
6 23 (7.03%) C# Developer
7 15 (4.59%) Java Developer
8 14 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (4.28%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.28%) Front-End Web Developer
9 13 (3.98%) Designer
10 10 (3.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 10 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.06%) MySQL Developer
10 10 (3.06%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (2.45%) Flash Developer
11 8 (2.45%) AWS Developer
12 7 (2.14%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (1.83%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (88.38%) HTML
2 147 (44.95%) jQuery
3 121 (37.00%) HTML5
4 119 (36.39%) .NET
5 85 (25.99%) CSS3
6 73 (22.32%) ASP.NET
7 39 (11.93%) XML
8 38 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (11.31%) Ajax
10 32 (9.79%) AngularJS
11 30 (9.17%) .NET Framework
12 26 (7.95%) Web Services
12 26 (7.95%) WCF
13 24 (7.34%) XHTML
14 23 (7.03%) Entity Framework
15 21 (6.42%) LAMP
16 16 (4.89%) REST
16 16 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.87%) User Experience
2 15 (4.59%) Visualisation
3 11 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.14%) W3C
7 6 (1.83%) New Media
8 4 (1.22%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.22%) iPhone
9 3 (0.92%) Social Media
9 3 (0.92%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.61%) Animation
10 2 (0.61%) NHS
10 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.01%) Linux
2 16 (4.89%) Windows
3 8 (2.45%) SUSE
4 7 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.53%) Android
6 4 (1.22%) UNIX
7 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.99%) MVC
2 83 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (11.93%) Web Development
4 36 (11.01%) Responsive Web Design
5 33 (10.09%) Web Design
5 33 (10.09%) E-Commerce
6 32 (9.79%) TDD
7 29 (8.87%) Content Management
8 26 (7.95%) OO
9 25 (7.65%) Scrum
10 19 (5.81%) Analytics
11 18 (5.50%) SEO
12 17 (5.20%) Open Source
13 15 (4.59%) Configuration Management
14 14 (4.28%) Workflow
14 14 (4.28%) CRM
15 12 (3.67%) SOA
15 12 (3.67%) WAN Optimisation
16 11 (3.36%) Pay per click
16 11 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 242 (74.01%) JavaScript
2 100 (30.58%) C#
3 66 (20.18%) PHP
4 50 (15.29%) SQL
5 28 (8.56%) Java
6 18 (5.50%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.28%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.45%) ActionScript
8 8 (2.45%) ActionScript 3.0
9 7 (2.14%) VB
10 6 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.53%) Perl
12 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.22%) PHP5
12 4 (1.22%) PHP4
13 3 (0.92%) Ruby
13 3 (0.92%) VBScript
14 2 (0.61%) LotusScript
14 2 (0.61%) VB6
14 2 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (6.42%) Degree
2 16 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.98%) CCNP
5 7 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.53%) CCNA
7 2 (0.61%) CCSA
7 2 (0.61%) CCSE
8 1 (0.31%) MCTS
8 1 (0.31%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) MCPD
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.92%) WCAG
1 3 (0.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (3.06%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (2.45%) Kibana
3 7 (2.14%) Plesk
4 6 (1.83%) OPNET
5 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (10.09%) Adobe
2 20 (6.12%) Cisco
2 20 (6.12%) F5
3 19 (5.81%) CheckPoint
4 18 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.50%) Google
5 17 (5.20%) Fortinet
6 16 (4.89%) SolarWinds
6 16 (4.89%) BMC
6 16 (4.89%) Oracle
7 13 (3.98%) IBM
8 12 (3.67%) Blue Coat
8 12 (3.67%) McAfee
9 9 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.45%) Juniper
11 7 (2.14%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.83%) Zend
12 6 (1.83%) Nokia
12 6 (1.83%) Riverbed
13 3 (0.92%) Apple
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