Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing CSS 125 127 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.78% 8.40% 14.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.00% 32.48% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 80 147
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £338 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.78% +21.31%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £227
90th Percentile £488 £464 £470
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +14.12% +0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £100.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +55.50% +39.33% +9.09%

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 431 391 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.29% 25.86% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 280 335
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £250
90th Percentile £560 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £29.50 £26.75 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.28% +197.22% -24.53%
10th Percentile £16.80 £15.38 £8.75
90th Percentile £67.25 £38.33 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 116 (92.80%) HTML
2 101 (80.80%) JavaScript
3 54 (43.20%) HTML5
3 54 (43.20%) AngularJS
4 53 (42.40%) jQuery
4 53 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (35.20%) User Experience
6 42 (33.60%) CSS3
6 42 (33.60%) TDD
7 41 (32.80%) Java
8 40 (32.00%) React
8 40 (32.00%) Front End Development
9 37 (29.60%) KnockoutJS
10 35 (28.00%) .NET
11 34 (27.20%) Git (software)
12 33 (26.40%) Sass
12 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
13 29 (23.20%) LESS
14 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET
15 27 (21.60%) C#
15 27 (21.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (20.00%) SQL
17 24 (19.20%) Ajax
18 23 (18.40%) MVC
18 23 (18.40%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (18.40%) Security Cleared
19 22 (17.60%) SC Cleared
19 22 (17.60%) RESTful
19 22 (17.60%) Spring
20 21 (16.80%) Wireframes

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 11 (8.80%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.60%) CMS
3 5 (4.00%) Confluence
3 5 (4.00%) Drupal
4 4 (3.20%) Apache
5 3 (2.40%) JBoss
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Photoshop
2 15 (12.00%) GIMP
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.40%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) npm
3 4 (3.20%) GitHub
4 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.40%) Yarn
5 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.60%) Office 365
6 1 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) SMS
2 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.40%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.80%) MySQL
5 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.40%) Redis
8 2 (1.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.60%) MS Access
8 2 (1.60%) Power BI
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.80%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (27.20%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.20%) Subversion
3 11 (8.80%) gulp
4 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.00%) JIRA
5 5 (4.00%) JMeter
5 5 (4.00%) Selenium
5 5 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.00%) webpack
6 4 (3.20%) Grunt
6 4 (3.20%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.60%) Bower
7 2 (1.60%) Xcode
8 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.80%) GitLab
8 1 (0.80%) NUnit
General
1 5 (4.00%) Retail
2 3 (2.40%) Automotive
2 3 (2.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Law
3 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.60%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (88.80%) Developer
2 32 (25.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (22.40%) UI Developer
4 25 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 20 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (15.20%) HTML Developer
7 18 (14.40%) HTML CSS Developer
8 15 (12.00%) Angular Developer
9 14 (11.20%) React Developer
10 12 (9.60%) .NET Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Agile Developer
11 8 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.40%) C# Developer
12 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.80%) PHP Developer
13 6 (4.80%) UI/UX Developer
13 6 (4.80%) UX Developer
14 5 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (4.00%) CMS Developer
14 5 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (92.80%) HTML
2 54 (43.20%) AngularJS
2 54 (43.20%) HTML5
3 53 (42.40%) jQuery
4 42 (33.60%) CSS3
5 40 (32.00%) React
6 37 (29.60%) KnockoutJS
7 35 (28.00%) .NET
8 33 (26.40%) Sass
9 29 (23.20%) LESS
10 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET
11 27 (21.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (19.20%) Ajax
13 22 (17.60%) RESTful
13 22 (17.60%) Spring
14 19 (15.20%) Angular 2
14 19 (15.20%) Backbone.js
15 18 (14.40%) Durandal
16 17 (13.60%) Apache Camel
16 17 (13.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (35.20%) User Experience
2 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.20%) NHS
4 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Android
1 5 (4.00%) Linux
1 5 (4.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.60%) Unix
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) TDD
3 40 (32.00%) Front End Development
4 23 (18.40%) MVC
5 21 (16.80%) Wireframes
6 19 (15.20%) Migration
7 16 (12.80%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 15 (12.00%) BDD
8 15 (12.00%) Microservices
9 13 (10.40%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (9.60%) Prototyping
10 12 (9.60%) Scrum
11 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (6.40%) Content Management
12 8 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.40%) DevOps
12 8 (6.40%) Web Development
13 7 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 101 (80.80%) JavaScript
2 41 (32.80%) Java
3 27 (21.60%) C#
4 25 (20.00%) SQL
5 17 (13.60%) TypeScript
6 14 (11.20%) Java 8
6 14 (11.20%) PHP
7 11 (8.80%) ES6
8 6 (4.80%) ES7
9 5 (4.00%) ES8
9 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.20%) PureScript
11 3 (2.40%) Python
11 3 (2.40%) XAML
12 2 (1.60%) Go
12 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) PMO
1 4 (3.20%) WAI
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.80%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.80%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) IBM
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.40%) Google
4 3 (2.40%) hybris
4 3 (2.40%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.80%) Twitter
6 1 (0.80%) Zend