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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 203 179 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.23% 7.02% 6.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.62% 29.68% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 113 115
Median daily rate £325 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £22.75 £31.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +14.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.52 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-36.98% +1.62%
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
663 603 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.61% 23.65% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 393 332
Median daily rate £380 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +186.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 May 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 May 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 May 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 +10 66 £325 +8.33% 38
Warwickshire +17 34 £389 +19.53% 19
Coventry +8 30 £400 +26.98% 11
Shropshire -32 25 £375 -6.25% 10
Worcestershire +3 14 £300 - 11
Staffordshire +1 10 £313 -9.42% 29
Solihull -12 9 £293 -6.40% 4
Wolverhampton -1 4 £255 +8.51% 3
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 380 (92.91%) HTML
2 311 (76.04%) JavaScript
3 173 (42.30%) HTML5
4 167 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (35.21%) jQuery
6 141 (34.47%) C#
7 140 (34.23%) .NET
8 119 (29.10%) Web Development
9 109 (26.65%) CSS3
10 105 (25.67%) MVC
11 99 (24.21%) AngularJS
12 97 (23.72%) ASP.NET
13 88 (21.52%) Java
14 86 (21.03%) SQL
15 67 (16.38%) Front End Development
16 66 (16.14%) PHP
16 66 (16.14%) SQL Server
17 61 (14.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 52 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (12.47%) XML
20 49 (11.98%) Git (software)
21 47 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
21 47 (11.49%) TDD
22 44 (10.76%) CMS
23 43 (10.51%) Microsoft
24 42 (10.27%) Web Services
24 42 (10.27%) Linux
25 41 (10.02%) Scrum
26 39 (9.54%) MySQL
27 38 (9.29%) 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 44 (10.76%) CMS
2 20 (4.89%) WordPress
3 17 (4.16%) JBoss
4 14 (3.42%) Apache
4 14 (3.42%) Node.js
4 14 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.42%) Umbraco
4 14 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.93%) Confluence
6 9 (2.20%) IIS
7 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.47%) Liferay
10 5 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.22%) Sitefinity
10 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.98%) Drupal
11 4 (0.98%) Kentico
11 4 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 25 (6.11%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.20%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.22%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.22%) MS Office
4 5 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.73%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) BigMachines
1 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.22%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.20%) SaaS
3 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.98%) GitHub
5 3 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) Office 365
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.62%) HTTP
2 18 (4.40%) Network Security
3 11 (2.69%) SSL
4 8 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.22%) DNS
6 4 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.98%) Firewall
6 4 (0.98%) Intranet
7 3 (0.73%) BGP
7 3 (0.73%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.73%) OSPF
7 3 (0.73%) SMTP
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.24%) DSL
8 1 (0.24%) Internet
8 1 (0.24%) LAN
8 1 (0.24%) VoIP
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.54%) MySQL
3 25 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.93%) Pentaho
5 11 (2.69%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.96%) Big Data
8 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.98%) DB2
10 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.73%) Redis
12 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.49%) QlikView
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.24%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.24%) OLTP
13 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.62%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.38%) JIRA
4 17 (4.16%) Selenium
5 16 (3.91%) JUnit
6 14 (3.42%) Eclipse
6 14 (3.42%) Grunt
7 12 (2.93%) IntelliJ
8 11 (2.69%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.20%) gulp
9 9 (2.20%) Subversion
10 7 (1.71%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.22%) Log4j
12 5 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.73%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.73%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.73%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.73%) Zend Studio
General
1 24 (5.87%) Retail
2 20 (4.89%) Finance
3 10 (2.44%) Automotive
4 8 (1.96%) Marketing
5 6 (1.47%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Back Office
6 4 (0.98%) Legal
7 3 (0.73%) Advertising
7 3 (0.73%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 341 (83.37%) Developer
2 74 (18.09%) .NET Developer
3 63 (15.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 61 (14.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 58 (14.18%) Web Developer
6 34 (8.31%) Java Developer
7 33 (8.07%) C# Developer
7 33 (8.07%) PHP Developer
8 27 (6.60%) HTML Developer
9 26 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (6.11%) HTML CSS Developer
11 24 (5.87%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (5.62%) Designer
13 22 (5.38%) Software Developer
14 19 (4.65%) UX Designer
15 17 (4.16%) Mobile Developer
16 16 (3.91%) Mobile Web Developer
17 15 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 13 (3.18%) UI Developer
19 12 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (92.91%) HTML
2 173 (42.30%) HTML5
3 144 (35.21%) jQuery
4 140 (34.23%) .NET
5 109 (26.65%) CSS3
6 99 (24.21%) AngularJS
7 97 (23.72%) ASP.NET
8 61 (14.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 52 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (12.47%) XML
11 42 (10.27%) Web Services
12 35 (8.56%) J2EE
12 35 (8.56%) JSON
12 35 (8.56%) Spring
13 32 (7.82%) Ajax
14 31 (7.58%) React
15 29 (7.09%) REST
15 29 (7.09%) Sass
16 25 (6.11%) WCF
17 24 (5.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.29%) User Experience
2 37 (9.05%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 15 (3.67%) Data Integration
4 15 (3.67%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.22%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.98%) Blog
9 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.73%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.49%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.49%) NHS
10 2 (0.49%) Psychology
10 2 (0.49%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.24%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.24%) FMCG
11 1 (0.24%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.27%) Linux
2 24 (5.87%) Unix
3 12 (2.93%) Windows
4 5 (1.22%) Debian
4 5 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (29.10%) Web Development
3 105 (25.67%) MVC
4 67 (16.38%) Front End Development
5 47 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
5 47 (11.49%) TDD
6 41 (10.02%) Scrum
7 31 (7.58%) OO
8 30 (7.33%) CRM
9 28 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.11%) Mobile Development
11 21 (5.13%) B2C
11 21 (5.13%) Open Source
11 21 (5.13%) SOA
11 21 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 20 (4.89%) DevOps
13 16 (3.91%) BDD
13 16 (3.91%) High Availability
14 15 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (3.42%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 311 (76.04%) JavaScript
2 141 (34.47%) C#
3 88 (21.52%) Java
4 86 (21.03%) SQL
5 66 (16.14%) PHP
6 22 (5.38%) Scala
7 17 (4.16%) C
8 16 (3.91%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.67%) VB.NET
10 14 (3.42%) VB
11 12 (2.93%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.69%) ActionScript
13 10 (2.44%) Python
13 10 (2.44%) Ruby
14 9 (2.20%) ActionScript 3.0
14 9 (2.20%) Perl
15 8 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.96%) VBScript
16 7 (1.71%) Haskell
16 7 (1.71%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.16%) Degree
3 8 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.98%) MCAD
5 4 (0.98%) MCITP
5 4 (0.98%) MCSD
5 4 (0.98%) MCTS
5 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ECDL
7 1 (0.24%) CCDA
7 1 (0.24%) CCDP
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) CCVP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.71%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) WCAG
3 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (3.18%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (4.40%) Puppet
2 3 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (0.73%) OPNET
3 2 (0.49%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.24%) Grafana
4 1 (0.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.38%) Adobe
3 13 (3.18%) Oracle
4 11 (2.69%) Cloudera
4 11 (2.69%) Informatica
5 10 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.44%) webMethods
6 5 (1.22%) Siebel
7 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.98%) Cisco
7 4 (0.98%) F5
7 4 (0.98%) IBM
7 4 (0.98%) Juniper
7 4 (0.98%) Misys
7 4 (0.98%) Nokia
7 4 (0.98%) Twitter
7 4 (0.98%) Zend
8 3 (0.73%) Fortinet
8 3 (0.73%) Xamarin
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