Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 108 125 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.68% 7.69% 13.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.42% 28.03% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 111
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -16.13% +29.17%
10th Percentile £313 £222 £250
90th Percentile £498 £450 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £100.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.50 £33.72 £24.00
% change year-on-year +64.59% +40.50% +37.14%

CSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 380 446 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.01% 27.45% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 313 285
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.82% +8.00%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £270
90th Percentile £550 £538 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +344.44% -35.71%
10th Percentile £33.25 £18.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £75.75 £41.60 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Birmingham

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Birmingham

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Birmingham

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CSS.

1 100 (92.59%) HTML
2 96 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 64 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 44 (40.74%) Java
6 43 (39.81%) SQL
7 42 (38.89%) TDD
8 36 (33.33%) Spring
9 35 (32.41%) Git (software)
10 33 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (27.78%) Migration
12 28 (25.93%) Hibernate
12 28 (25.93%) Subversion
12 28 (25.93%) .NET
12 28 (25.93%) AngularJS
12 28 (25.93%) Apache Camel
12 28 (25.93%) Java 8
13 27 (25.00%) HTML5
13 27 (25.00%) BDD
14 26 (24.07%) Microservices
14 26 (24.07%) Spring Boot
14 26 (24.07%) jQuery
15 25 (23.15%) Relational Database
15 25 (23.15%) RabbitMQ
16 24 (22.22%) C#
16 24 (22.22%) Trunk-Based Development
17 23 (21.30%) IBM
17 23 (21.30%) WebSphere
17 23 (21.30%) MVC
18 22 (20.37%) CSS3

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 23 (21.30%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.33%) CMS
3 5 (4.63%) Confluence
3 5 (4.63%) Drupal
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (2.78%) JBoss
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.70%) GIMP
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.78%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.85%) Magento
4 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (2.78%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.85%) GitHub
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.93%) npm
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 33 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (23.15%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.04%) MySQL
5 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.70%) Power BI
6 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.78%) Redis
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.93%) SQLite
7 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (32.41%) Git (software)
2 28 (25.93%) Subversion
3 8 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.41%) Selenium
3 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.63%) gulp
4 5 (4.63%) JIRA
4 5 (4.63%) JMeter
4 5 (4.63%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.63%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.78%) Grunt
5 3 (2.78%) JUnit
6 2 (1.85%) webpack
7 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.93%) Bower
7 1 (0.93%) GitLab
7 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.93%) PhpStorm
General
1 5 (4.63%) Retail
2 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (88.89%) Developer
2 34 (31.48%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (9.26%) UI Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 8 (7.41%) React Developer
6 7 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Architect
7 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.56%) CMS Developer
7 6 (5.56%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (4.63%) HTML Developer
8 5 (4.63%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Hybris Architect
10 3 (2.78%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (92.59%) HTML
2 36 (33.33%) Spring
3 28 (25.93%) .NET
3 28 (25.93%) AngularJS
3 28 (25.93%) Apache Camel
3 28 (25.93%) Hibernate
4 27 (25.00%) HTML5
5 26 (24.07%) jQuery
5 26 (24.07%) Spring Boot
6 25 (23.15%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (20.37%) CSS3
8 21 (19.44%) React
9 17 (15.74%) RESTful
10 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
11 14 (12.96%) Sass
12 13 (12.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (10.19%) Angular 2
15 10 (9.26%) LESS
16 9 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) User Experience
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.70%) NHS
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.85%) Android
3 2 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Debian
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.89%) TDD
3 30 (27.78%) Migration
4 27 (25.00%) BDD
5 26 (24.07%) Microservices
6 24 (22.22%) Trunk-Based Development
7 23 (21.30%) MVC
8 16 (14.81%) Front End Development
9 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.19%) Scrum
11 8 (7.41%) CRM
11 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.41%) Prototyping
11 8 (7.41%) Wireframes
12 7 (6.48%) Content Management
12 7 (6.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.48%) SDLC
13 6 (5.56%) DevOps
13 6 (5.56%) Web Development
13 6 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 96 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 44 (40.74%) Java
3 43 (39.81%) SQL
4 28 (25.93%) Java 8
5 24 (22.22%) C#
6 14 (12.96%) PHP
7 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.63%) ES6
8 5 (4.63%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.78%) ES7
10 3 (2.78%) Python
10 3 (2.78%) XPath
11 2 (1.85%) ES8
12 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.93%) PureScript
12 1 (0.93%) VB6
12 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) PMO
2 2 (1.85%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) IBM
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) Google
4 3 (2.78%) hybris
4 3 (2.78%) SAP
4 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.85%) Apple
5 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) Zend