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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 274 177 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.00% 6.92% 6.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.74% 30.73% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 109 80
Median daily rate £388 £336 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £100.00 £28.69 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.55% -14.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.29%
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
726 576 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.50% 22.51% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 355 347
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +0.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 +8 107 £400 +25.00% 49
Coventry +6 55 £400 -15.78% 11
Solihull +20 23 £375 +7.14% 10
Shropshire +4 23 £450 +63.63% 5
Staffordshire -9 17 £325 -3.70% 21
Warwickshire -11 12 £270 -16.92% 22
Worcestershire +10 10 £350 +16.66% 14
Wolverhampton +4 2 £395 +75.55% 6
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 502 (90.29%) HTML
2 370 (66.55%) JavaScript
3 252 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (32.37%) HTML5
5 174 (31.29%) .NET
6 157 (28.24%) MVC
7 154 (27.70%) Web Development
8 148 (26.62%) C#
9 135 (24.28%) Java
10 131 (23.56%) Microsoft
11 129 (23.20%) SQL
12 113 (20.32%) jQuery
12 113 (20.32%) AngularJS
13 108 (19.42%) XML
14 103 (18.53%) Front End Development
15 96 (17.27%) CSS3
16 95 (17.09%) ASP.NET
17 89 (16.01%) Web Services
18 83 (14.93%) TDD
19 80 (14.39%) SQL Server
20 77 (13.85%) Git (software)
21 73 (13.13%) PHP
22 72 (12.95%) Responsive Web Design
23 70 (12.59%) User Experience
24 67 (12.05%) Scrum
24 67 (12.05%) Web Design
25 64 (11.51%) REST
25 64 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
25 64 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
26 63 (11.33%) CRM

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 59 (10.61%) CMS
2 35 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.40%) JBoss
4 28 (5.04%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.14%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.60%) WordPress
7 19 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (3.42%) Drupal
7 19 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 19 (3.42%) WebLogic Portal
8 16 (2.88%) Apache
9 14 (2.52%) Confluence
9 14 (2.52%) Sitefinity
10 13 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.98%) NServiceBus
11 11 (1.98%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.90%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.90%) Documentum
12 5 (0.90%) IIS
13 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.98%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.26%) MS Office
4 6 (1.08%) HipChat
5 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.54%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.54%) InDesign
6 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.72%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.70%) PaaS
3 13 (2.34%) SaaS
4 12 (2.16%) GitHub
4 12 (2.16%) IaaS
5 11 (1.98%) Office 365
6 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.72%) Heroku
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.18%) Firebase
8 1 (0.18%) Google Play
8 1 (0.18%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.73%) HTTP
2 20 (3.60%) Firewall
3 15 (2.70%) BGP
3 15 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (2.70%) OSPF
4 14 (2.52%) BIG-IP
4 14 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (1.98%) Broadband
6 10 (1.80%) Network Security
7 6 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.08%) LAN
7 6 (1.08%) WAN
8 5 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (0.90%) VPN
9 4 (0.72%) Internet
9 4 (0.72%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.72%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.72%) VoIP
10 2 (0.36%) Intranet
10 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.65%) MySQL
4 27 (4.86%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.14%) Power BI
6 22 (3.96%) DB2
7 19 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
10 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.36%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.36%) Endeca
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.36%) Riak
13 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 59 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 40 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (6.47%) Jenkins
5 34 (6.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 24 (4.32%) Selenium
7 20 (3.60%) JIRA
7 20 (3.60%) Subversion
8 19 (3.42%) JUnit
8 19 (3.42%) Log4j
9 16 (2.88%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.70%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.52%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.34%) Grunt
13 12 (2.16%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.16%) IntelliJ
14 10 (1.80%) gulp
14 10 (1.80%) Protractor
15 9 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.90%) Ant
General
1 46 (8.27%) Finance
2 30 (5.40%) Marketing
3 24 (4.32%) Retail
4 21 (3.78%) Back Office
5 20 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.34%) Banking
8 10 (1.80%) Games
9 7 (1.26%) Automotive
10 6 (1.08%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 434 (78.06%) Developer
2 84 (15.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 62 (11.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 61 (10.97%) .NET Developer
5 55 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 43 (7.73%) CRM Developer
7 39 (7.01%) HTML Developer
8 37 (6.65%) Microsoft Developer
9 36 (6.47%) C# Developer
9 36 (6.47%) Web Developer
10 35 (6.29%) Designer
11 34 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
11 34 (6.12%) PHP Developer
12 33 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 29 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (5.22%) Senior Developer
14 23 (4.14%) UX Designer
15 22 (3.96%) UI Developer
16 21 (3.78%) Angular Developer
17 19 (3.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (90.29%) HTML
2 180 (32.37%) HTML5
3 174 (31.29%) .NET
4 113 (20.32%) AngularJS
4 113 (20.32%) jQuery
5 108 (19.42%) XML
6 96 (17.27%) CSS3
7 95 (17.09%) ASP.NET
8 89 (16.01%) Web Services
9 64 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (11.51%) REST
10 53 (9.53%) .NET Framework
10 53 (9.53%) JSON
11 52 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (9.17%) Spring
13 50 (8.99%) Sass
14 49 (8.81%) SOAP
15 46 (8.27%) RESTful
16 45 (8.09%) Java EE
17 44 (7.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.59%) User Experience
2 38 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.32%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.16%) Digital Media
5 9 (1.62%) Data Conversion
6 4 (0.72%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.72%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.54%) CMDB
7 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.54%) RIA
7 3 (0.54%) W3C
8 2 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.18%) Animation
9 1 (0.18%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.18%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.18%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.99%) Linux
2 30 (5.40%) Unix
3 26 (4.68%) Windows
4 19 (3.42%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.44%) Android
7 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.54%) Debian
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.24%) MVC
3 154 (27.70%) Web Development
4 103 (18.53%) Front End Development
5 83 (14.93%) TDD
6 72 (12.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 67 (12.05%) Scrum
7 67 (12.05%) Web Design
8 64 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (11.33%) CRM
10 53 (9.53%) OO
11 39 (7.01%) Content Management
12 38 (6.83%) BDD
13 35 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (5.94%) Configuration Management
15 31 (5.58%) Software Engineering
16 30 (5.40%) Continuous Deployment
17 27 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (4.68%) Open Source
19 24 (4.32%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 370 (66.55%) JavaScript
2 148 (26.62%) C#
3 135 (24.28%) Java
4 129 (23.20%) SQL
5 73 (13.13%) PHP
6 29 (5.22%) Scala
7 23 (4.14%) Ruby
8 21 (3.78%) Python
9 18 (3.24%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.06%) X++
11 15 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.44%) PHP 5
13 5 (0.90%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.54%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.54%) XPath
16 2 (0.36%) ES6
16 2 (0.36%) Groovy
16 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.96%) Degree
3 17 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.26%) CCNA
4 7 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.90%) CCDA
6 5 (0.90%) CCDP
6 5 (0.90%) CCVP
7 4 (0.72%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.54%) CCNP
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.70%) QA
2 7 (1.26%) WCAG
3 6 (1.08%) WAI
4 5 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.52%) OPNET
2 11 (1.98%) Puppet
3 4 (0.72%) Ansible
4 3 (0.54%) Rancher
5 2 (0.36%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.18%) Grafana
6 1 (0.18%) OpenView
6 1 (0.18%) Plesk
6 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 131 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.94%) IBM
3 28 (5.04%) Adobe
4 23 (4.14%) Oracle
5 20 (3.60%) Cisco
6 19 (3.42%) CheckPoint
6 19 (3.42%) F5
6 19 (3.42%) Juniper
6 19 (3.42%) Misys
6 19 (3.42%) Nokia
7 14 (2.52%) BMC
7 14 (2.52%) Fortinet
7 14 (2.52%) SolarWinds
8 13 (2.34%) Riverbed
9 9 (1.62%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.08%) Google
10 6 (1.08%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.08%) Zend
11 5 (0.90%) Pega
12 4 (0.72%) OpenText
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