Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 6 18
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 120 233 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.65% 15.51% 7.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.53% 47.36% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 141 75
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £226 £231 £213
90th Percentile £450 £475 £429
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -2.71% +10.77% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Birmingham median hourly rate - £100.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +601.75% -48.18%
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +34.25% +9.09% -20.00%

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 393 492 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.06% 32.76% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 317 189
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.78%
10th Percentile £253 £250 £257
90th Percentile £523 £518 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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.

1 113 (94.17%) HTML
2 86 (71.67%) JavaScript
3 65 (54.17%) HTML5
4 56 (46.67%) CSS3
5 53 (44.17%) jQuery
6 45 (37.50%) .NET
7 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (32.50%) Front End Development
9 37 (30.83%) AngularJS
10 34 (28.33%) Web Development
11 31 (25.83%) C#
12 30 (25.00%) MVC
13 27 (22.50%) TDD
14 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 24 (20.00%) SQL
14 24 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 23 (19.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (18.33%) PHP
17 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
18 20 (16.67%) MySQL
19 19 (15.83%) Digital Media
20 16 (13.33%) Java
21 14 (11.67%) XML
21 14 (11.67%) User Experience
22 13 (10.83%) OO
22 13 (10.83%) Node.js
23 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
23 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
24 11 (9.17%) Spring
24 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC

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 9 (7.50%) Drupal
2 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.17%) WordPress
4 4 (3.33%) CMS
4 4 (3.33%) JBoss
4 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.67%) Apache
6 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.67%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.67%) ThingWorx
6 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.67%) UXPin
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.50%) GitHub
4 2 (1.67%) Office 365
4 2 (1.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.67%) Big Data
6 2 (1.67%) GIS
6 2 (1.67%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) OLAP
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.33%) Subversion
3 4 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (1.67%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.67%) Grunt
4 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.67%) JHipster
4 2 (1.67%) Liquibase
4 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.83%) Babel
5 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.83%) gulp
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) Mocha
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 5 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Banking
2 3 (2.50%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Advertising
3 2 (1.67%) Automotive
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (91.67%) Developer
2 38 (31.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 14 (11.67%) PHP Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Angular Developer
5 13 (10.83%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 11 (9.17%) UI Developer
8 9 (7.50%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
9 8 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Designer
11 5 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
12 4 (3.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 4 (3.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 3 (2.50%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (94.17%) HTML
2 65 (54.17%) HTML5
3 56 (46.67%) CSS3
4 53 (44.17%) jQuery
5 45 (37.50%) .NET
6 37 (30.83%) AngularJS
7 24 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 23 (19.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (11.67%) XML
10 13 (10.83%) Node.js
11 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (9.17%) Spring
12 9 (7.50%) JSON
12 9 (7.50%) Sass
13 8 (6.67%) .NET Framework
13 8 (6.67%) React
13 8 (6.67%) REST
14 7 (5.83%) Angular 2
14 7 (5.83%) Web Services
15 6 (5.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Digital Media
2 14 (11.67%) User Experience
3 8 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.67%) SCADA
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Android
2 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) HPUX
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.50%) Front End Development
3 34 (28.33%) Web Development
4 30 (25.00%) MVC
5 27 (22.50%) TDD
6 13 (10.83%) OO
7 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (7.50%) Scrum
9 8 (6.67%) SDLC
9 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.83%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.17%) CRM
13 4 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.33%) Kanban
13 4 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (71.67%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.83%) C#
3 24 (20.00%) SQL
4 22 (18.33%) PHP
5 16 (13.33%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.33%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.67%) C
8 2 (1.67%) C++
8 2 (1.67%) ES6
8 2 (1.67%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) PHP 4
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) MCPD
4 1 (0.83%) MCSD
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) Adobe
4 2 (1.67%) Informatica
4 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.83%) Altova
5 1 (0.83%) Apple
5 1 (0.83%) BT
5 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.83%) Google
5 1 (0.83%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.83%) VMware