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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 117 133 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.13% 6.15% 6.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.83% 24.31% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 79
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.47 £24.00 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £24.00 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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
536 547 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 25.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 325 286
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 44 £318 +10.43% 26
Warwickshire +2 16 £290 +9.43% 17
Staffordshire +1 13 £350 +23.89% 16
Coventry -1 10 £371 +41.42% 9
Herefordshire - 6 £390 -
Solihull +2 4 £263 -8.69% 8
Shropshire -8 4 £238 -43.45% 3
Worcestershire -5 2 £135 -46.00% 1
Walsall +2 1 £310 - 2
Wolverhampton -9 1 - - 1
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £225 -
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
Stourbridge - - - -
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS.

1 295 (91.33%) HTML
2 275 (85.14%) JavaScript
3 164 (50.77%) jQuery
4 117 (36.22%) .NET
5 114 (35.29%) HTML5
6 98 (30.34%) ASP.NET
7 91 (28.17%) CSS3
8 90 (27.86%) C#
9 80 (24.77%) SQL Server
10 71 (21.98%) MVC
11 60 (18.58%) Microsoft
12 59 (18.27%) PHP
13 53 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (16.41%) Ajax
14 50 (15.48%) MySQL
15 49 (15.17%) AngularJS
16 47 (14.55%) SQL
17 45 (13.93%) User Experience
18 44 (13.62%) XML
19 35 (10.84%) Git (software)
20 33 (10.22%) SharePoint
21 32 (9.91%) Web Development
22 31 (9.60%) Web Services
23 30 (9.29%) Visual Studio
24 28 (8.67%) Java
24 28 (8.67%) Responsive Web Design
25 27 (8.36%) VB.NET
26 25 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 24 (7.43%) TDD
27 24 (7.43%) IIS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.43%) IIS
3 18 (5.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (4.95%) Apache
4 16 (4.95%) CMS
5 13 (4.02%) Drupal
6 12 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.41%) Node.js
8 3 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.93%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) Site Server
9 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.62%) Liferay
9 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.31%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (5.57%) Photoshop
1 18 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.10%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Blender
5 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.24%) Magento
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.93%) SaaS
2 3 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.19%) Intranet
2 14 (4.33%) Firewall
3 13 (4.02%) BIG-IP
3 13 (4.02%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (4.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (4.02%) OSPF
3 13 (4.02%) BGP
4 11 (3.41%) HTTP
5 10 (3.10%) Internet
6 7 (2.17%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) SMS
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 50 (15.48%) MySQL
3 21 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) DB2
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.31%) MS Access
11 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 35 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.29%) Visual Studio
3 20 (6.19%) Subversion
4 14 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.55%) Ant
8 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.24%) JIRA
8 4 (1.24%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.24%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.93%) Selenium
10 2 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.62%) NUnit
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.31%) Grunt
11 1 (0.31%) Bower
11 1 (0.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.31%) Maven
11 1 (0.31%) JMeter
General
1 17 (5.26%) Finance
2 11 (3.41%) Marketing
3 6 (1.86%) Automotive
4 5 (1.55%) Publishing
4 5 (1.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.24%) Games
6 1 (0.31%) Local Government
6 1 (0.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.31%) German Language
6 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 265 (82.04%) Developer
2 51 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
3 43 (13.31%) Web Developer
4 42 (13.00%) .NET Developer
5 31 (9.60%) C# Developer
6 26 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
7 23 (7.12%) PHP Developer
8 21 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.88%) Designer
11 17 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.95%) SharePoint Developer
13 14 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.33%) UI Programmer
13 14 (4.33%) UI Developer
14 13 (4.02%) Architect
15 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Developer
16 9 (2.79%) .NET Web Developer
16 9 (2.79%) Front-End Web Developer
16 9 (2.79%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (91.33%) HTML
2 164 (50.77%) jQuery
3 117 (36.22%) .NET
4 114 (35.29%) HTML5
5 98 (30.34%) ASP.NET
6 91 (28.17%) CSS3
7 53 (16.41%) Ajax
8 49 (15.17%) AngularJS
9 44 (13.62%) XML
10 31 (9.60%) Web Services
11 25 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (6.81%) XHTML
12 22 (6.81%) .NET Framework
12 22 (6.81%) Backbone.js
13 21 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (6.19%) WCF
15 19 (5.88%) Classic ASP
16 18 (5.57%) JSON
17 17 (5.26%) Symfony
17 17 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.93%) User Experience
2 15 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.72%) Visualisation
5 11 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 10 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.79%) Social Media
7 9 (2.79%) W3C
8 8 (2.48%) Taxonomies
8 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.48%) Blog
9 5 (1.55%) NHS
10 4 (1.24%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.24%) Physics
10 4 (1.24%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.93%) SCORM
12 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.62%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.72%) Apple iOS
2 10 (3.10%) Android
3 9 (2.79%) Linux
4 5 (1.55%) UNIX
4 5 (1.55%) Windows
5 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.98%) MVC
2 53 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.91%) Web Development
4 28 (8.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (7.43%) TDD
5 24 (7.43%) OO
6 21 (6.50%) OOP
7 16 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (4.64%) SOA
9 13 (4.02%) ITIL
9 13 (4.02%) Load Balancing
9 13 (4.02%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (3.72%) CRM
10 12 (3.72%) Workflow
10 12 (3.72%) Migration
10 12 (3.72%) Time Management
10 12 (3.72%) Project Management
10 12 (3.72%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (3.72%) Network Management
10 12 (3.72%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 275 (85.14%) JavaScript
2 90 (27.86%) C#
3 59 (18.27%) PHP
4 47 (14.55%) SQL
5 28 (8.67%) Java
6 27 (8.36%) VB.NET
7 19 (5.88%) VBScript
8 18 (5.57%) T-SQL
9 15 (4.64%) PHP5
10 11 (3.41%) VB
11 9 (2.79%) Ruby
12 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.86%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.93%) VB6
15 3 (0.93%) Python
15 3 (0.93%) C++
16 2 (0.62%) VBA
16 2 (0.62%) XPath
16 2 (0.62%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 14 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.41%) Degree
3 10 (3.10%) CCNA
3 10 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.86%) CCNP
4 6 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.62%) WCAG
2 1 (0.31%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 12 (3.72%) OPNET
Vendors
1 60 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.88%) Adobe
3 16 (4.95%) Zend
4 13 (4.02%) Fortinet
4 13 (4.02%) F5
4 13 (4.02%) Juniper
4 13 (4.02%) Cisco
4 13 (4.02%) Nokia
4 13 (4.02%) CheckPoint
5 12 (3.72%) Riverbed
5 12 (3.72%) SolarWinds
5 12 (3.72%) BMC
6 7 (2.17%) Google
6 7 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.17%) Oracle
7 6 (1.86%) Sencha
8 4 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.24%) Twitter
9 3 (0.93%) Nintex
9 3 (0.93%) Stellent
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