Period
to 23 January 2021

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 23 January 2021 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
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 42 83 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.19% 7.52% 8.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.19% 25.46% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 66 86
Median daily rate £275 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +4.69% +23.08%
10th Percentile £163 £231 £300
90th Percentile £424 £525 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -11.52% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £56.00

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 149 326 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.51% 29.56% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 238 256
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £212 £300 £313
90th Percentile £521 £596 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -13.89% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +47.54%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Birmingham

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CSS in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for CSS in Birmingham

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CSS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CSS in Birmingham

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CSS in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for CSS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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 40 (95.24%) HTML
2 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) PHP
4 15 (35.71%) Web Development
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
5 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 13 (30.95%) React
7 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 10 (23.81%) Node.js
9 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.05%) C#
10 8 (19.05%) .NET
11 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (16.67%) Magento
11 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (16.67%) User Experience
12 6 (14.29%) REST
12 6 (14.29%) SQL
13 5 (11.90%) MySQL
13 5 (11.90%) Linux
13 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
13 5 (11.90%) Project Management
13 5 (11.90%) Scrum
13 5 (11.90%) Web Design
13 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (11.90%) WordPress
14 4 (9.52%) GCP
14 4 (9.52%) TypeScript

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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.90%) WordPress
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Azure
1 4 (9.52%) GCP
1 4 (9.52%) Power Platform
2 3 (7.14%) AWS
2 3 (7.14%) PowerApps
3 2 (4.76%) Cloudflare
3 2 (4.76%) Force.com
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.38%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
4 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) GitLab
3 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) ProC
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Toad
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (16.67%) React Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Magento Developer
5 5 (11.90%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) HTML
2 14 (33.33%) jQuery
3 13 (30.95%) React
4 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 10 (23.81%) Node.js
6 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (14.29%) REST
9 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (9.52%) CSS3
10 4 (9.52%) Vue.js
10 4 (9.52%) Web Services
11 3 (7.14%) HTML5
11 3 (7.14%) XML
12 2 (4.76%) Classic ASP
12 2 (4.76%) LAMP
12 2 (4.76%) Material Design
12 2 (4.76%) OpenLayers
12 2 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Web Development
2 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 7 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Web Design
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Information Governance
8 2 (4.76%) Information Management
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) SOA
8 2 (4.76%) Website Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (38.10%) PHP
3 8 (19.05%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 3 (7.14%) C
6 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.38%) PROC SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCPD
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) cPanel
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Google
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.14%) WooCommerce
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (2.38%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Nintex
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.38%) Teradata
4 1 (2.38%) UiPath