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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 12 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 217 176 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.20% 7.21% 4.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.05% 29.48% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 108 59
Median daily rate £388 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.98 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +7.69%

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
602 597 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.52% 24.47% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 363 296
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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
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 22 January 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 +8 75 £375 +25.00% 57
Coventry +6 53 £480 +32.41% 16
Solihull +10 19 £350 +40.00% 7
Staffordshire -4 17 £344 +5.76% 17
Shropshire +18 10 £445 +27.14% 5
Warwickshire -14 10 £270 -14.28% 22
Worcestershire - 4 £339 - 14
Herefordshire +3 1 £400 +11.69% 2
Wolverhampton +2 1 £450 +100.00% 6
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 445 (92.52%) HTML
2 324 (67.36%) JavaScript
3 254 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (33.68%) .NET
5 150 (31.19%) HTML5
6 138 (28.69%) MVC
7 133 (27.65%) Microsoft
8 127 (26.40%) C#
9 116 (24.12%) Web Development
10 109 (22.66%) SQL
11 106 (22.04%) AngularJS
12 99 (20.58%) Java
13 98 (20.37%) jQuery
14 94 (19.54%) ASP.NET
15 87 (18.09%) CSS3
15 87 (18.09%) Front End Development
16 84 (17.46%) Scrum
17 82 (17.05%) TDD
18 81 (16.84%) XML
18 81 (16.84%) Git (software)
19 72 (14.97%) Web Services
20 68 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
21 67 (13.93%) CRM
22 66 (13.72%) SQL Server
23 65 (13.51%) PHP
24 64 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
25 61 (12.68%) Visual Studio
25 61 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
26 58 (12.06%) User Experience
26 58 (12.06%) OO

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 (6.86%) CMS
2 22 (4.57%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.16%) Drupal
4 19 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.33%) WordPress
6 15 (3.12%) Confluence
7 13 (2.70%) Apache
7 13 (2.70%) JBoss
7 13 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.29%) NServiceBus
10 10 (2.08%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.87%) Sitefinity
12 8 (1.66%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.83%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.62%) IIS
16 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.25%) HipChat
3 5 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 54 (11.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.62%) Magento
3 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.33%) GitHub
3 15 (3.12%) PaaS
4 14 (2.91%) SaaS
5 12 (2.49%) IaaS
6 11 (2.29%) Office 365
7 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.83%) Heroku
8 4 (0.83%) Slack
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Firebase
10 1 (0.21%) Google Play
10 1 (0.21%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.69%) HTTP
2 11 (2.29%) Broadband
2 11 (2.29%) Firewall
3 7 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (1.46%) Internet
3 7 (1.46%) Network Security
4 5 (1.04%) BGP
4 5 (1.04%) BIG-IP
4 5 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.04%) LAN
4 5 (1.04%) OSPF
4 5 (1.04%) VoIP
4 5 (1.04%) VPN
4 5 (1.04%) WAN
5 4 (0.83%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.83%) LDAP
5 4 (0.83%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.73%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.07%) MySQL
4 28 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.16%) Power BI
5 20 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.29%) DB2
7 11 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.42%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.42%) Endeca
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.42%) Riak
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (16.84%) Git (software)
2 61 (12.68%) Visual Studio
3 42 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (8.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 37 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 20 (4.16%) JIRA
7 18 (3.74%) gulp
7 18 (3.74%) JUnit
7 18 (3.74%) Subversion
8 17 (3.53%) Selenium
9 15 (3.12%) Grunt
10 14 (2.91%) Protractor
10 14 (2.91%) TeamCity
11 13 (2.70%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.49%) IntelliJ
13 10 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.08%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.66%) Log4j
15 7 (1.46%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 37 (7.69%) Finance
2 28 (5.82%) Marketing
3 21 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.12%) Retail
6 10 (2.08%) Back Office
7 5 (1.04%) Electronics
8 4 (0.83%) Games
9 3 (0.62%) Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 387 (80.46%) Developer
2 61 (12.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 55 (11.43%) .NET Developer
3 55 (11.43%) CRM Developer
4 50 (10.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 45 (9.36%) Java Developer
6 39 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
7 37 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 35 (7.28%) HTML Developer
8 35 (7.28%) PHP Developer
9 31 (6.44%) HTML CSS Developer
9 31 (6.44%) Senior Developer
10 29 (6.03%) Designer
11 25 (5.20%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.78%) UI Developer
13 22 (4.57%) Angular Developer
14 21 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (4.16%) UX Designer
16 18 (3.74%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (92.52%) HTML
2 162 (33.68%) .NET
3 150 (31.19%) HTML5
4 106 (22.04%) AngularJS
5 98 (20.37%) jQuery
6 94 (19.54%) ASP.NET
7 87 (18.09%) CSS3
8 81 (16.84%) XML
9 72 (14.97%) Web Services
10 68 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 57 (11.85%) .NET Framework
13 48 (9.98%) JSON
13 48 (9.98%) REST
13 48 (9.98%) WCF
14 44 (9.15%) Sass
15 39 (8.11%) Node.js
16 38 (7.90%) Ajax
17 37 (7.69%) RESTful
18 35 (7.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.06%) User Experience
2 34 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.74%) Visualisation
4 17 (3.53%) Data Conversion
5 9 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.46%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.62%) CMDB
8 3 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.21%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.21%) Animation
10 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.21%) Fintech
10 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.21%) NHS
10 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.21%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.36%) Linux
2 22 (4.57%) Unix
3 18 (3.74%) Mac OS X
4 16 (3.33%) Windows
5 8 (1.66%) Android
6 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.62%) Debian
7 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (28.69%) MVC
3 116 (24.12%) Web Development
4 87 (18.09%) Front End Development
5 84 (17.46%) Scrum
6 82 (17.05%) TDD
7 67 (13.93%) CRM
8 64 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (12.06%) OO
10 56 (11.64%) Web Design
11 54 (11.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 47 (9.77%) BDD
13 33 (6.86%) Open Source
14 32 (6.65%) Configuration Management
15 31 (6.44%) Software Engineering
16 29 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (5.61%) Kanban
18 26 (5.41%) Content Management
19 25 (5.20%) Continuous Deployment
19 25 (5.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 324 (67.36%) JavaScript
2 127 (26.40%) C#
3 109 (22.66%) SQL
4 99 (20.58%) Java
5 65 (13.51%) PHP
6 31 (6.44%) Scala
7 22 (4.57%) Python
8 19 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.74%) Ruby
10 17 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.53%) X++
11 7 (1.46%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.04%) PHP 5
13 4 (0.83%) ES6
13 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.62%) XPath
15 2 (0.42%) Groovy
15 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.42%) VB
16 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.95%) Degree
4 8 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.04%) CCDA
5 5 (1.04%) CCDP
5 5 (1.04%) CCNA
5 5 (1.04%) CCVP
5 5 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.04%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.21%) CCNP
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.29%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.83%) WCAG
4 3 (0.62%) WAI
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.29%) Puppet
2 6 (1.25%) Ansible
3 5 (1.04%) OPNET
4 2 (0.42%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.42%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.21%) Grafana
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView
5 1 (0.21%) Plesk
Vendors
1 133 (27.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.33%) IBM
3 12 (2.49%) Adobe
3 12 (2.49%) Oracle
4 11 (2.29%) CheckPoint
4 11 (2.29%) Cisco
5 10 (2.08%) F5
5 10 (2.08%) Juniper
5 10 (2.08%) Nokia
6 9 (1.87%) Google
6 9 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.66%) Misys
8 7 (1.46%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.25%) Zend
10 5 (1.04%) BMC
10 5 (1.04%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.04%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.04%) Sun
11 4 (0.83%) OpenText
11 4 (0.83%) Riverbed
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