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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 9 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 229 203 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.63% 7.70% 4.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.35% 30.71% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 120 68
Median daily rate £400 £323 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.30 £24.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £42.60 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.00%

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
630 661 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.49% 25.07% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 409 316
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 71 £389 +29.58% 50
Coventry +11 65 £494 +41.07% 13
Warwickshire -12 16 £335 +4.68% 21
Staffordshire -9 14 £343 +7.03% 9
Shropshire +12 13 £440 +25.71% 7
Solihull +2 10 £350 +40.00% 13
Herefordshire -6 7 £285 -32.94% 3
Worcestershire +3 2 £315 - 20
Wolverhampton +2 2 £310 +20.97% 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 460 (92.56%) HTML
2 321 (64.59%) JavaScript
3 281 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (34.21%) .NET
5 158 (31.79%) HTML5
6 148 (29.78%) Microsoft
7 140 (28.17%) C#
8 139 (27.97%) MVC
9 114 (22.94%) Web Development
10 109 (21.93%) AngularJS
11 103 (20.72%) ASP.NET
12 102 (20.52%) jQuery
13 99 (19.92%) CSS3
14 97 (19.52%) SQL
15 91 (18.31%) Java
16 85 (17.10%) Front End Development
17 84 (16.90%) Git (software)
18 82 (16.50%) Scrum
19 80 (16.10%) TDD
20 74 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
21 72 (14.49%) Web Services
22 69 (13.88%) User Experience
23 68 (13.68%) XML
23 68 (13.68%) CRM
24 67 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
25 66 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
26 64 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
26 64 (12.88%) SQL Server
27 63 (12.68%) PHP
28 61 (12.27%) Visual Studio

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 33 (6.64%) CMS
2 21 (4.23%) Drupal
3 17 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.82%) Apache
5 14 (2.82%) Confluence
6 11 (2.21%) NServiceBus
6 11 (2.21%) WordPress
7 9 (1.81%) Sitefinity
8 8 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.21%) JBoss
10 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.60%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.20%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.21%) HipChat
2 6 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 59 (11.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.80%) Magento
4 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.20%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.22%) PaaS
3 14 (2.82%) SaaS
4 13 (2.62%) GitHub
4 13 (2.62%) IaaS
5 9 (1.81%) Office 365
6 6 (1.21%) Slack
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) Google Play
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.04%) HTTP
2 13 (2.62%) Internet
3 11 (2.21%) Broadband
4 7 (1.41%) Firewall
5 6 (1.21%) LDAP
6 5 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (1.01%) LAN
6 5 (1.01%) Skype
6 5 (1.01%) VoIP
6 5 (1.01%) VPN
6 5 (1.01%) WAN
7 4 (0.80%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.80%) Network Security
7 4 (0.80%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.60%) Intranet
9 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.65%) MySQL
3 41 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 38 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 27 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.82%) Power BI
7 17 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.21%) DB2
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (0.40%) Riak
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 84 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 61 (12.27%) Visual Studio
3 44 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (8.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 35 (7.04%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.63%) gulp
6 20 (4.02%) JIRA
7 19 (3.82%) Subversion
8 16 (3.22%) IntelliJ
8 16 (3.22%) JUnit
8 16 (3.22%) Selenium
9 14 (2.82%) Grunt
9 14 (2.82%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.41%) Jasmine
10 12 (2.41%) Protractor
11 10 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.61%) Mocha
12 8 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.01%) NUnit
General
1 33 (6.64%) Finance
2 32 (6.44%) Marketing
3 22 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.62%) Retail
5 16 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.01%) Back Office
7 4 (0.80%) Games
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
9 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 398 (80.08%) Developer
2 60 (12.07%) CRM Developer
3 59 (11.87%) .NET Developer
4 54 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 47 (9.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 46 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 43 (8.65%) Microsoft Developer
8 40 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 37 (7.44%) Designer
10 35 (7.04%) PHP Developer
11 33 (6.64%) HTML Developer
12 30 (6.04%) Senior Developer
13 29 (5.84%) HTML CSS Developer
14 27 (5.43%) C# Developer
15 25 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (4.83%) UI Developer
17 23 (4.63%) UX Designer
18 22 (4.43%) Web Developer
19 21 (4.23%) Angular Developer
19 21 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (92.56%) HTML
2 170 (34.21%) .NET
3 158 (31.79%) HTML5
4 109 (21.93%) AngularJS
5 103 (20.72%) ASP.NET
6 102 (20.52%) jQuery
7 99 (19.92%) CSS3
8 74 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (14.49%) Web Services
10 68 (13.68%) XML
11 67 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 58 (11.67%) .NET Framework
13 53 (10.66%) JSON
14 48 (9.66%) WCF
15 47 (9.46%) REST
16 44 (8.85%) Ajax
17 43 (8.65%) Node.js
18 36 (7.24%) Sass
19 34 (6.84%) Play Framework
19 34 (6.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.88%) User Experience
2 44 (8.85%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.23%) Data Conversion
4 18 (3.62%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.80%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.60%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.40%) CMDB
9 2 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.40%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.20%) Animation
10 1 (0.20%) Fintech
10 1 (0.20%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.20%) RIA
10 1 (0.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.87%) Linux
2 27 (5.43%) Unix
3 19 (3.82%) Mac OS X
4 14 (2.82%) Windows
5 10 (2.01%) Android
6 8 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.60%) Debian
7 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (27.97%) MVC
3 114 (22.94%) Web Development
4 85 (17.10%) Front End Development
5 82 (16.50%) Scrum
6 80 (16.10%) TDD
7 68 (13.68%) CRM
8 66 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (11.67%) BDD
10 57 (11.47%) Web Design
11 54 (10.87%) OO
12 51 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 36 (7.24%) Open Source
13 36 (7.24%) Software Engineering
14 33 (6.64%) Prototyping
15 32 (6.44%) Configuration Management
16 31 (6.24%) Migration
16 31 (6.24%) Rapid Prototyping
17 30 (6.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 29 (5.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 321 (64.59%) JavaScript
2 140 (28.17%) C#
3 97 (19.52%) SQL
4 91 (18.31%) Java
5 63 (12.68%) PHP
6 43 (8.65%) Scala
7 28 (5.63%) Ruby
8 22 (4.43%) Python
9 19 (3.82%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.42%) X++
11 15 (3.02%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.01%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.01%) ECMAScript
14 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.60%) ES6
15 3 (0.60%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.60%) VB
15 3 (0.60%) XPath
16 2 (0.40%) Groovy
17 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 56 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.23%) Degree
3 20 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.01%) CCDA
5 5 (1.01%) CCDP
5 5 (1.01%) CCNA
5 5 (1.01%) CCVP
5 5 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.80%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.40%) ISEB
8 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.62%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) WAI
3 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (4.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (3.22%) Puppet
2 3 (0.60%) Ansible
3 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.40%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.40%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.20%) Grafana
4 1 (0.20%) OpenView
4 1 (0.20%) OPNET
Vendors
1 148 (29.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.01%) Google
2 10 (2.01%) ServiceNow
3 9 (1.81%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.41%) Adobe
4 7 (1.41%) CheckPoint
4 7 (1.41%) Cisco
5 6 (1.21%) F5
5 6 (1.21%) IBM
5 6 (1.21%) Juniper
5 6 (1.21%) Nokia
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle
6 5 (1.01%) Zend
7 4 (0.80%) OpenText
7 4 (0.80%) SAP
7 4 (0.80%) Sun
8 3 (0.60%) Misys
8 3 (0.60%) Remedy
8 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.40%) Apple
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