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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Contract jobs citing CSS 65 120 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.76% 14.72% 6.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.24% 51.06% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 90 34
Median daily rate £368 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +10.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -15.00%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 170 235 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.15% 28.83% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 123
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CSS.

1 131 (97.76%) HTML
2 114 (85.07%) JavaScript
3 64 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (43.28%) AngularJS
5 51 (38.06%) HTML5
6 41 (30.60%) CSS3
7 40 (29.85%) .NET
8 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
9 32 (23.88%) Front End Development
10 31 (23.13%) jQuery
11 30 (22.39%) Microsoft
12 27 (20.15%) Node.js
13 25 (18.66%) Web Development
13 25 (18.66%) PHP
14 24 (17.91%) User Experience
14 24 (17.91%) React
15 23 (17.16%) MVC
16 21 (15.67%) SQL
16 21 (15.67%) Sass
17 19 (14.18%) C#
17 19 (14.18%) TDD
18 18 (13.43%) Visual Studio
18 18 (13.43%) Angular 2
19 17 (12.69%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (12.69%) Test Automation
19 17 (12.69%) WCF
19 17 (12.69%) Visual Studio Team System
20 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET
20 16 (11.94%) MySQL
20 16 (11.94%) gulp

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 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.48%) Drupal
3 4 (2.99%) WordPress
4 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.24%) ThingWorx
5 2 (1.49%) CMS
5 2 (1.49%) DNN
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.75%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.75%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.48%) Magento
3 3 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.48%) Office 365
2 4 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (2.99%) GitHub
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.75%) Heroku
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Slack
4 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) LDAP
2 2 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) MySQL
2 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.24%) Power BI
6 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.49%) DocumentDB
7 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.43%) Visual Studio
3 17 (12.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (11.94%) gulp
5 11 (8.21%) Grunt
6 8 (5.97%) Mocha
7 7 (5.22%) JIRA
8 6 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.73%) JSHint
9 5 (3.73%) Subversion
10 4 (2.99%) Selenium
11 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.24%) PHPUnit
11 3 (2.24%) webpack
11 3 (2.24%) YouTrack
12 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.49%) Bower
12 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.49%) Protractor
General
1 9 (6.72%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.22%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Automotive
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (88.81%) Developer
2 33 (24.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 26 (19.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (11.94%) HTML Developer
4 16 (11.94%) Web Developer
5 15 (11.19%) HTML CSS Developer
5 15 (11.19%) PHP Developer
6 14 (10.45%) Angular Developer
7 12 (8.96%) .NET Developer
8 11 (8.21%) CRM Developer
8 11 (8.21%) UI Developer
9 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (6.72%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (5.22%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.22%) ServiceNow Developer
12 6 (4.48%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (97.76%) HTML
2 58 (43.28%) AngularJS
3 51 (38.06%) HTML5
4 41 (30.60%) CSS3
5 40 (29.85%) .NET
6 31 (23.13%) jQuery
7 27 (20.15%) Node.js
8 24 (17.91%) React
9 21 (15.67%) Sass
10 18 (13.43%) Angular 2
11 17 (12.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (12.69%) WCF
12 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET
13 15 (11.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (11.19%) Web Services
14 13 (9.70%) .NET Framework
15 12 (8.96%) LESS
16 11 (8.21%) Spring
17 10 (7.46%) RESTful
18 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.91%) User Experience
2 5 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.24%) CMDB
3 3 (2.24%) SCADA
4 2 (1.49%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.46%) Linux
2 7 (5.22%) Unix
3 4 (2.99%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.24%) Windows
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) HPUX
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.88%) Front End Development
3 25 (18.66%) Web Development
4 23 (17.16%) MVC
5 19 (14.18%) TDD
6 17 (12.69%) Test Automation
7 15 (11.19%) OO
7 15 (11.19%) Scrum
8 13 (9.70%) CRM
9 12 (8.96%) OO PHP
9 12 (8.96%) Workflow
10 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.22%) BDD
11 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.22%) Microservices
12 6 (4.48%) OOP
13 5 (3.73%) Case Management
13 5 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.73%) Migration
14 4 (2.99%) Asynchronous Programming
Programming Languages
1 114 (85.07%) JavaScript
2 25 (18.66%) PHP
3 21 (15.67%) SQL
4 19 (14.18%) C#
5 15 (11.19%) Java
6 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.73%) ECMAScript
8 4 (2.99%) ES6
8 4 (2.99%) PHP 4
8 4 (2.99%) PHP 5
8 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) ISEB
3 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) MCPD
4 1 (0.75%) MCSD
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) WAI
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.97%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe
3 3 (2.24%) Demandware
3 3 (2.24%) hybris
3 3 (2.24%) Remedy
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) Informatica
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.75%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Telerik
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago