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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 305 157 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.65% 6.59% 6.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.79% 28.81% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 90 99
Median daily rate £325 £309 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
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
807 545 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.52% 22.86% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 329 331
Median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +15 119 £325 +0.77% 50
Coventry +5 52 £400 +33.33% 8
Warwickshire +6 23 £325 +62.50% 18
Shropshire -16 22 £388 +24.00% 7
Staffordshire -10 14 £300 -17.24% 15
Solihull -4 13 £275 -12.00% 6
Worcestershire +1 11 £300 +23.07% 9
Wolverhampton +2 5 £300 +69.01% 4
Walsall 0 3 £545 -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 457 (89.78%) HTML
2 356 (69.94%) JavaScript
3 191 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (36.94%) HTML5
5 170 (33.40%) .NET
6 154 (30.26%) C#
7 150 (29.47%) Java
7 150 (29.47%) jQuery
8 148 (29.08%) Web Development
9 143 (28.09%) MVC
10 123 (24.17%) SQL
11 109 (21.41%) CSS3
12 103 (20.24%) ASP.NET
12 103 (20.24%) XML
13 93 (18.27%) AngularJS
14 92 (18.07%) SQL Server
15 90 (17.68%) Front End Development
16 81 (15.91%) Web Services
17 69 (13.56%) CMS
18 68 (13.36%) Microsoft
19 64 (12.57%) Spring
20 63 (12.38%) TDD
20 63 (12.38%) Responsive Web Design
21 62 (12.18%) PHP
22 61 (11.98%) Git (software)
23 57 (11.20%) REST
24 53 (10.41%) ASP.NET MVC
25 52 (10.22%) User Experience
26 48 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 48 (9.43%) JSON

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 69 (13.56%) CMS
2 45 (8.84%) JBoss
2 45 (8.84%) WebLogic
3 35 (6.88%) Tomcat
4 22 (4.32%) WebSphere
5 21 (4.13%) WebLogic Portal
6 19 (3.73%) WordPress
7 18 (3.54%) Apache
7 18 (3.54%) Umbraco
8 17 (3.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (3.34%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.36%) Confluence
10 10 (1.96%) Sitefinity
11 8 (1.57%) IIS
11 8 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (1.18%) Liferay
13 5 (0.98%) Kentico
13 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.79%) Documentum
14 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (4.91%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.54%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (2.55%) MS Office
5 10 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.98%) InDesign
6 5 (0.98%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.59%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 22 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.98%) Office 365
3 4 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (0.79%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Heroku
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.91%) HTTP
2 21 (4.13%) Network Security
3 18 (3.54%) Firewall
4 17 (3.34%) BGP
4 17 (3.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (3.34%) OSPF
5 16 (3.14%) BIG-IP
5 16 (3.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (1.77%) SSL
6 9 (1.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.79%) Internet
8 3 (0.59%) Intranet
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.39%) DNS
9 2 (0.39%) LAN
9 2 (0.39%) WAN
10 1 (0.20%) FTP
10 1 (0.20%) RIP
10 1 (0.20%) VoIP
10 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.07%) MySQL
3 27 (5.30%) DB2
3 27 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.52%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.16%) Pentaho
6 9 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.57%) Big Data
8 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (0.59%) Power BI
11 3 (0.59%) Redis
12 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.39%) QlikView
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 30 (5.89%) Selenium
4 22 (4.32%) JUnit
5 21 (4.13%) JIRA
5 21 (4.13%) Log4j
6 19 (3.73%) Eclipse
6 19 (3.73%) IntelliJ
7 18 (3.54%) Subversion
8 16 (3.14%) Grunt
9 12 (2.36%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (1.96%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.77%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.57%) gulp
12 8 (1.57%) Jasmine
12 8 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.98%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.59%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (6.29%) Finance
2 28 (5.50%) Marketing
3 21 (4.13%) Back Office
4 20 (3.93%) Automotive
5 19 (3.73%) Retail
6 17 (3.34%) Banking
7 10 (1.96%) Games
8 2 (0.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.39%) Electronics
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 401 (78.78%) Developer
2 84 (16.50%) .NET Developer
3 82 (16.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 61 (11.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 54 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 52 (10.22%) Web Developer
7 45 (8.84%) C# Developer
8 36 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (6.29%) Designer
10 27 (5.30%) PHP Developer
11 26 (5.11%) Software Developer
12 25 (4.91%) HTML Developer
13 23 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (4.13%) HTML CSS Developer
15 20 (3.93%) Consultant
15 20 (3.93%) CRM Developer
16 19 (3.73%) Senior Developer
16 19 (3.73%) UX Designer
17 18 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
18 17 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (89.78%) HTML
2 188 (36.94%) HTML5
3 170 (33.40%) .NET
4 150 (29.47%) jQuery
5 109 (21.41%) CSS3
6 103 (20.24%) ASP.NET
6 103 (20.24%) XML
7 93 (18.27%) AngularJS
8 81 (15.91%) Web Services
9 64 (12.57%) Spring
10 57 (11.20%) REST
11 53 (10.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (9.43%) JSON
12 48 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 47 (9.23%) J2EE
14 45 (8.84%) SOAP
15 42 (8.25%) JSP
16 41 (8.06%) Sass
17 36 (7.07%) React
18 34 (6.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.22%) User Experience
2 39 (7.66%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.13%) Digital Media
4 15 (2.95%) Data Integration
5 11 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.38%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.59%) RIA
11 3 (0.59%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.39%) Blog
12 2 (0.39%) CMDB
12 2 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.39%) NHS
12 2 (0.39%) W3C
13 1 (0.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.04%) Linux
2 33 (6.48%) Unix
3 17 (3.34%) Windows
4 9 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.98%) Debian
6 4 (0.79%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (29.08%) Web Development
3 143 (28.09%) MVC
4 90 (17.68%) Front End Development
5 63 (12.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 63 (12.38%) TDD
6 47 (9.23%) CRM
7 40 (7.86%) Scrum
8 38 (7.47%) OO
9 29 (5.70%) DevOps
10 27 (5.30%) Web Design
11 25 (4.91%) Open Source
11 25 (4.91%) Software Engineering
12 24 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.52%) Content Management
13 23 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (4.32%) Network Management
15 21 (4.13%) E-Commerce
15 21 (4.13%) ERP
16 20 (3.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 356 (69.94%) JavaScript
2 154 (30.26%) C#
3 150 (29.47%) Java
4 123 (24.17%) SQL
5 62 (12.18%) PHP
6 28 (5.50%) Scala
7 16 (3.14%) Ruby
8 12 (2.36%) C
9 11 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.77%) Python
11 9 (1.77%) VB
12 7 (1.38%) Haskell
12 7 (1.38%) Perl
12 7 (1.38%) PHP 5
13 6 (1.18%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.98%) VBScript
15 3 (0.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.32%) Degree
1 22 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (1.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.79%) CCNA
4 4 (0.79%) CCNP
4 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.79%) MCAD
4 4 (0.79%) MCITP
4 4 (0.79%) MCSD
4 4 (0.79%) MCTS
5 1 (0.20%) CCDA
5 1 (0.20%) CCDP
5 1 (0.20%) CCVP
5 1 (0.20%) ISEB
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.54%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) WCAG
3 4 (0.79%) WAI
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (4.52%) Docker
2 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.91%) Puppet
2 16 (3.14%) OPNET
3 4 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.59%) Rancher
5 1 (0.20%) Grafana
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 68 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.27%) Adobe
3 34 (6.68%) IBM
4 32 (6.29%) Oracle
5 21 (4.13%) Misys
6 18 (3.54%) Cisco
6 18 (3.54%) Sitecore
7 17 (3.34%) CheckPoint
7 17 (3.34%) F5
7 17 (3.34%) Juniper
7 17 (3.34%) Nokia
8 16 (3.14%) BMC
8 16 (3.14%) Fortinet
8 16 (3.14%) Riverbed
8 16 (3.14%) SolarWinds
9 14 (2.75%) webMethods
10 11 (2.16%) Cloudera
10 11 (2.16%) Informatica
11 10 (1.96%) Pega
12 6 (1.18%) BEA
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West Midlands
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Deanslist Limited
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
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Telford, Shropshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Rate: £80 - £110 per day
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Coventry
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