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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 279 175 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.30% 7.40% 6.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.76% 31.65% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 99 106
Median daily rate £325 £290 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
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 £29.75 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-19.59% +15.62%
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
759 553 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 23.37% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 344 343
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 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 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +14 119 £325 +5.69% 25
Coventry +6 33 £388 +23.01% 9
Warwickshire +4 29 £335 +67.50% 7
Shropshire -26 20 £388 +15.24% 3
Solihull -9 15 £275 -12.00% 3
Staffordshire -7 14 £300 -7.69% 18
Worcestershire +3 13 £308 +29.47% 6
Wolverhampton +6 9 £300 +20.00% 3
Walsall +1 3 £545 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 434 (90.79%) HTML
2 354 (74.06%) JavaScript
3 177 (37.03%) HTML5
4 175 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (34.52%) .NET
6 164 (34.31%) jQuery
7 152 (31.80%) C#
8 145 (30.33%) Web Development
9 134 (28.03%) Java
10 131 (27.41%) MVC
11 111 (23.22%) CSS3
12 109 (22.80%) SQL
13 102 (21.34%) AngularJS
14 100 (20.92%) ASP.NET
15 87 (18.20%) SQL Server
16 86 (17.99%) Front End Development
17 80 (16.74%) XML
18 70 (14.64%) PHP
19 68 (14.23%) Web Services
20 62 (12.97%) TDD
21 61 (12.76%) Microsoft
22 60 (12.55%) CMS
23 57 (11.92%) Git (software)
24 56 (11.72%) Spring
25 53 (11.09%) Responsive Web Design
26 51 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
27 50 (10.46%) CRM
28 49 (10.25%) J2EE
28 49 (10.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 46 (9.62%) User Experience

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 60 (12.55%) CMS
2 36 (7.53%) JBoss
3 34 (7.11%) WebLogic
4 29 (6.07%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.39%) Umbraco
6 19 (3.97%) WordPress
7 17 (3.56%) WebSphere
8 16 (3.35%) WebLogic Portal
9 15 (3.14%) Apache
10 12 (2.51%) Confluence
10 12 (2.51%) SharePoint
11 10 (2.09%) IIS
12 8 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (1.26%) Liferay
15 5 (1.05%) Kentico
15 5 (1.05%) Sitefinity
16 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.84%) Drupal
16 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (6.07%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (2.51%) MS Office
5 11 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.05%) InDesign
6 5 (1.05%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.63%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.63%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.46%) SaaS
3 5 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (0.84%) GitHub
5 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.60%) HTTP
2 20 (4.18%) Network Security
3 14 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (2.93%) Firewall
4 13 (2.72%) BGP
4 13 (2.72%) BIG-IP
4 13 (2.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (2.72%) OSPF
5 11 (2.30%) SSL
6 8 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.05%) DNS
8 3 (0.63%) Intranet
8 3 (0.63%) SMTP
9 1 (0.21%) DSL
9 1 (0.21%) FTP
9 1 (0.21%) Internet
9 1 (0.21%) LAN
9 1 (0.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.53%) MySQL
3 26 (5.44%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.60%) DB2
5 16 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.51%) Pentaho
7 11 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.67%) Big Data
8 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.63%) Redis
13 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.42%) QlikView
14 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.21%) Jackrabbit
14 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.74%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.02%) Selenium
4 22 (4.60%) JIRA
5 19 (3.97%) JUnit
6 17 (3.56%) Eclipse
6 17 (3.56%) Log4j
6 17 (3.56%) Subversion
7 16 (3.35%) Grunt
8 13 (2.72%) IntelliJ
9 11 (2.30%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.88%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.67%) gulp
12 8 (1.67%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.84%) Ant
14 4 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (5.86%) Finance
1 28 (5.86%) Marketing
2 20 (4.18%) Automotive
2 20 (4.18%) Retail
3 16 (3.35%) Back Office
4 12 (2.51%) Banking
5 8 (1.67%) Games
6 2 (0.42%) Advertising
6 2 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.21%) Military
7 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 386 (80.75%) Developer
2 81 (16.95%) .NET Developer
3 77 (16.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 63 (13.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 57 (11.92%) Web Developer
6 47 (9.83%) Java Developer
7 42 (8.79%) C# Developer
8 35 (7.32%) PHP Developer
9 34 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.23%) HTML Developer
11 24 (5.02%) Designer
12 23 (4.81%) Software Developer
13 22 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (4.60%) HTML CSS Developer
14 19 (3.97%) CRM Developer
15 18 (3.77%) UX Designer
16 17 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 16 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 15 (3.14%) Consultant
18 15 (3.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (90.79%) HTML
2 177 (37.03%) HTML5
3 165 (34.52%) .NET
4 164 (34.31%) jQuery
5 111 (23.22%) CSS3
6 102 (21.34%) AngularJS
7 100 (20.92%) ASP.NET
8 80 (16.74%) XML
9 68 (14.23%) Web Services
10 56 (11.72%) Spring
11 51 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (10.25%) J2EE
12 49 (10.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 39 (8.16%) REST
13 39 (8.16%) Sass
14 37 (7.74%) React
15 36 (7.53%) JSON
16 33 (6.90%) WCF
17 32 (6.69%) .NET Framework
18 31 (6.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.62%) User Experience
2 33 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.39%) Digital Media
4 18 (3.77%) N-Tier
5 15 (3.14%) Data Integration
6 12 (2.51%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.63%) W3C
11 2 (0.42%) Blog
11 2 (0.42%) CMDB
11 2 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.42%) NHS
12 1 (0.21%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.21%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.41%) Linux
2 27 (5.65%) Unix
3 14 (2.93%) Windows
4 5 (1.05%) Debian
4 5 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (30.33%) Web Development
3 131 (27.41%) MVC
4 86 (17.99%) Front End Development
5 62 (12.97%) TDD
6 53 (11.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 50 (10.46%) CRM
8 41 (8.58%) Scrum
9 36 (7.53%) OO
10 26 (5.44%) E-Commerce
11 24 (5.02%) DevOps
12 20 (4.18%) BDD
12 20 (4.18%) Network Management
12 20 (4.18%) Open Source
12 20 (4.18%) Software Engineering
13 19 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (3.97%) ERP
14 17 (3.56%) Mobile Development
15 16 (3.35%) B2C
15 16 (3.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 354 (74.06%) JavaScript
2 152 (31.80%) C#
3 134 (28.03%) Java
4 109 (22.80%) SQL
5 70 (14.64%) PHP
6 23 (4.81%) Scala
7 16 (3.35%) Ruby
8 15 (3.14%) C
8 15 (3.14%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.30%) VB
11 10 (2.09%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.67%) ActionScript
13 8 (1.67%) Python
13 8 (1.67%) VBScript
14 7 (1.46%) Haskell
14 7 (1.46%) Perl
14 7 (1.46%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.26%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 21 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.93%) Degree
3 8 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.84%) MCAD
5 4 (0.84%) MCITP
5 4 (0.84%) MCSD
5 4 (0.84%) MCTS
5 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.63%) CCNA
6 3 (0.63%) CCNP
6 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CCDA
7 1 (0.21%) CCDP
7 1 (0.21%) CCVP
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.14%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (3.35%) Docker
2 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.97%) Puppet
2 13 (2.72%) OPNET
3 4 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.42%) Rancher
5 1 (0.21%) Grafana
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 61 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.28%) Oracle
3 29 (6.07%) Adobe
4 23 (4.81%) IBM
5 18 (3.77%) Sitecore
6 16 (3.35%) Misys
7 14 (2.93%) CheckPoint
7 14 (2.93%) Cisco
7 14 (2.93%) F5
7 14 (2.93%) Juniper
7 14 (2.93%) Nokia
8 13 (2.72%) BMC
8 13 (2.72%) Fortinet
8 13 (2.72%) Riverbed
8 13 (2.72%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.30%) Cloudera
9 11 (2.30%) Informatica
9 11 (2.30%) webMethods
10 9 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.46%) Pega
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