Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 32 46 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.52% 7.19% 9.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.75% 22.12% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 82
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £163 £306 £213
90th Percentile £478 £438 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £370 £361 £340
% change year-on-year +2.42% +6.25% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Cambridge median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.71% +286.36% -76.84%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -64.71% +286.36% -76.84%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 191 208 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.98% 32.50% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 125 252
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £388 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.96% +4.33%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for CSS.

1 30 (93.75%) HTML
2 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (50.00%) jQuery
3 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 14 (43.75%) HTML5
5 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 10 (31.25%) CSS3
8 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 9 (28.13%) User Experience
9 8 (25.00%) Jasmine
9 8 (25.00%) Sass
9 8 (25.00%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Ajax
10 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (21.88%) Grunt
10 7 (21.88%) React
10 7 (21.88%) gulp
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (18.75%) Node.js
11 6 (18.75%) CMS
11 6 (18.75%) XML
12 5 (15.63%) Web Services
12 5 (15.63%) TDD
12 5 (15.63%) JSON
12 5 (15.63%) Web Development
12 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
12 5 (15.63%) LESS

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (18.75%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) SAS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (3.13%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) GitHub
2 3 (9.38%) npm
3 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 7 (21.88%) Grunt
3 7 (21.88%) gulp
4 6 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (15.63%) Mercurial
6 4 (12.50%) JIRA
6 4 (12.50%) Subversion
7 3 (9.38%) Babel
7 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
7 3 (9.38%) Bower
7 3 (9.38%) Mocha
8 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
8 2 (6.25%) PhantomJS
8 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
8 2 (6.25%) webpack
8 2 (6.25%) WebStorm
9 1 (3.13%) RSpec
9 1 (3.13%) Selenium
9 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (50.00%) jQuery
3 14 (43.75%) HTML5
4 10 (31.25%) CSS3
5 8 (25.00%) Sass
6 7 (21.88%) Ajax
6 7 (21.88%) React
6 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (18.75%) Node.js
7 6 (18.75%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
8 5 (15.63%) JSON
8 5 (15.63%) LESS
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) .NET
9 4 (12.50%) Angular 2
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.38%) Redux
10 3 (9.38%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) CMDB
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) e-Learning
2 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Microservices
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) UX Design
7 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) TypeScript
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) ES6
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Dart
6 2 (6.25%) ECMAScript
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCPD
4 1 (3.13%) MCSD
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.25%) Coveo
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore