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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 259 168 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.00% 6.66% 8.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.99% 30.43% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 110 96
Median daily rate £375 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Median hourly rate £39.20 £29.85 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% +43.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.24 £10.70 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £33.62 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.43% -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
785 552 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.25% 21.89% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 351 336
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 77 £400 +31.14% 49
Coventry +23 64 £383 +33.04% 10
Shropshire -8 32 £450 +63.63% 12
Warwickshire -3 11 £330 +24.52% 16
Staffordshire -17 10 £308 -19.07% 15
Solihull +1 8 £350 +16.66% 7
Worcestershire -7 3 £350 +33.33% 9
Wolverhampton -2 2 £340 +94.28% 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 484 (90.64%) HTML
2 359 (67.23%) JavaScript
3 206 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (33.71%) HTML5
5 174 (32.58%) .NET
6 171 (32.02%) Java
7 170 (31.84%) MVC
8 159 (29.78%) Web Development
9 150 (28.09%) C#
10 130 (24.34%) jQuery
11 127 (23.78%) SQL
12 118 (22.10%) XML
13 109 (20.41%) ASP.NET
14 105 (19.66%) Web Services
15 100 (18.73%) SQL Server
15 100 (18.73%) CSS3
16 98 (18.35%) Front End Development
17 93 (17.42%) AngularJS
18 88 (16.48%) TDD
19 85 (15.92%) Microsoft
20 71 (13.30%) Spring
21 70 (13.11%) PHP
22 69 (12.92%) REST
23 68 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
24 64 (11.99%) User Experience
25 63 (11.80%) CMS
26 62 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
27 59 (11.05%) Scrum
27 59 (11.05%) JSP
27 59 (11.05%) Git (software)

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 63 (11.80%) CMS
2 51 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 50 (9.36%) JBoss
4 47 (8.80%) WebLogic
5 32 (5.99%) WebSphere
6 28 (5.24%) WebLogic Portal
7 22 (4.12%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 20 (3.75%) Apache
9 19 (3.56%) WordPress
10 13 (2.43%) Umbraco
11 11 (2.06%) Sitefinity
12 10 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.50%) Confluence
14 7 (1.31%) IIS
14 7 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.94%) Kentico
16 4 (0.75%) ColdFusion
16 4 (0.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.37%) Photoshop
3 14 (2.62%) MS Office
4 11 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.94%) InDesign
7 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.37%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 22 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.56%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.25%) SaaS
3 10 (1.87%) IaaS
3 10 (1.87%) PaaS
4 9 (1.69%) Office 365
5 6 (1.12%) GitHub
6 4 (0.75%) Heroku
7 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Firebase
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Google Play
8 1 (0.19%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.81%) HTTP
2 21 (3.93%) Firewall
3 20 (3.75%) BGP
3 20 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (3.75%) Network Security
3 20 (3.75%) OSPF
4 19 (3.56%) BIG-IP
4 19 (3.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (0.94%) Internet
6 4 (0.75%) Intranet
7 3 (0.56%) SSL
7 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.37%) LAN
8 2 (0.37%) WAN
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.19%) VLAN
9 1 (0.19%) VoIP
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.30%) MySQL
2 39 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.37%) DB2
4 21 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.06%) Power BI
6 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.37%) Big Data
11 2 (0.37%) Redis
11 2 (0.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 59 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.12%) Visual Studio
3 28 (5.24%) Log4j
4 27 (5.06%) Selenium
5 23 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.12%) Subversion
7 21 (3.93%) Eclipse
7 21 (3.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (3.75%) JUnit
9 16 (3.00%) IntelliJ
10 15 (2.81%) JIRA
11 14 (2.62%) Grunt
11 14 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.06%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.06%) Jasmine
12 11 (2.06%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.31%) Ant
14 6 (1.12%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.94%) gulp
15 5 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 39 (7.30%) Finance
2 30 (5.62%) Marketing
3 28 (5.24%) Back Office
4 21 (3.93%) Automotive
5 19 (3.56%) Banking
6 15 (2.81%) Retail
7 7 (1.31%) Games
7 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.94%) Electronics
9 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 410 (76.78%) Developer
2 89 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 86 (16.10%) .NET Developer
4 65 (12.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 60 (11.24%) Java Developer
6 47 (8.80%) C# Developer
7 41 (7.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (6.93%) Web Developer
9 35 (6.55%) Designer
10 33 (6.18%) HTML Developer
11 30 (5.62%) HTML CSS Developer
11 30 (5.62%) PHP Developer
12 27 (5.06%) Consultant
13 26 (4.87%) Senior Developer
14 23 (4.31%) CRM Developer
15 21 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (3.93%) Software Developer
16 20 (3.75%) UX Designer
17 19 (3.56%) Technical Consultant
18 18 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (90.64%) HTML
2 180 (33.71%) HTML5
3 174 (32.58%) .NET
4 130 (24.34%) jQuery
5 118 (22.10%) XML
6 109 (20.41%) ASP.NET
7 105 (19.66%) Web Services
8 100 (18.73%) CSS3
9 93 (17.42%) AngularJS
10 71 (13.30%) Spring
11 69 (12.92%) REST
12 62 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (11.05%) JSP
14 52 (9.74%) Java EE
15 49 (9.18%) JSON
16 48 (8.99%) SOAP
17 46 (8.61%) Sass
18 43 (8.05%) .NET Framework
19 40 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 38 (7.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.99%) User Experience
2 36 (6.74%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.49%) Digital Media
4 16 (3.00%) Visualisation
5 9 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.75%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.56%) NHS
8 3 (0.56%) RIA
8 3 (0.56%) W3C
9 2 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.37%) Blog
9 2 (0.37%) CMDB
9 2 (0.37%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.49%) Linux
2 25 (4.68%) Unix
2 25 (4.68%) Windows
3 10 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.69%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.31%) Debian
6 6 (1.12%) Android
7 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (31.84%) MVC
3 159 (29.78%) Web Development
4 98 (18.35%) Front End Development
5 88 (16.48%) TDD
6 68 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 59 (11.05%) Scrum
8 54 (10.11%) CRM
9 50 (9.36%) OO
10 43 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (7.49%) Web Design
12 32 (5.99%) BDD
13 27 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 25 (4.68%) Content Management
14 25 (4.68%) ERP
14 25 (4.68%) Software Engineering
15 24 (4.49%) Network Management
16 21 (3.93%) Continuous Deployment
16 21 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 359 (67.23%) JavaScript
2 171 (32.02%) Java
3 150 (28.09%) C#
4 127 (23.78%) SQL
5 70 (13.11%) PHP
6 24 (4.49%) Scala
7 19 (3.56%) Ruby
8 17 (3.18%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.62%) Python
10 9 (1.69%) PHP 5
10 9 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.31%) Perl
12 6 (1.12%) VB
12 6 (1.12%) X++
13 5 (0.94%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.56%) XPath
15 2 (0.37%) C
15 2 (0.37%) Groovy
15 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (4.12%) Degree
2 20 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.75%) CCNA
4 4 (0.75%) CCNP
4 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.56%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) CCDA
7 1 (0.19%) CCDP
7 1 (0.19%) CCVP
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) MCAD
7 1 (0.19%) MCITP
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.37%) QA
2 9 (1.69%) WCAG
3 7 (1.31%) WAI
4 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.37%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (3.56%) OPNET
2 14 (2.62%) Puppet
3 4 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.56%) Ansible
4 3 (0.56%) Rancher
5 2 (0.37%) Grafana
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) Plesk
6 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 85 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.61%) IBM
3 41 (7.68%) Oracle
4 29 (5.43%) Adobe
5 28 (5.24%) Misys
6 21 (3.93%) Cisco
7 20 (3.75%) CheckPoint
7 20 (3.75%) F5
7 20 (3.75%) Juniper
7 20 (3.75%) Nokia
8 19 (3.56%) BMC
8 19 (3.56%) Fortinet
8 19 (3.56%) Riverbed
8 19 (3.56%) SolarWinds
9 10 (1.87%) Pega
9 10 (1.87%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.50%) webMethods
10 8 (1.50%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.12%) Vitria
Worcestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Concept Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £450 per day Initial contract 5-6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Difrent Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago