The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 16 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing CSS 27 48 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.06% 11.27% 6.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.31% 28.24% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 10
Median daily rate £381 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £421 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 121 170 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 36.12% 39.91% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 127 41
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £473 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Cardiff

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Cardiff

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Cardiff

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CSS.

1 52 (94.55%) HTML
2 49 (89.09%) JavaScript
3 32 (58.18%) jQuery
4 30 (54.55%) HTML5
5 26 (47.27%) CSS3
6 24 (43.64%) Ajax
7 23 (41.82%) Web Development
8 21 (38.18%) Front End Development
9 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
11 14 (25.45%) PHP
12 12 (21.82%) TDD
13 11 (20.00%) MySQL
13 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 11 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (20.00%) User Experience
14 10 (18.18%) Sass
14 10 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (18.18%) SQL
14 10 (18.18%) Web Design
15 9 (16.36%) XML
15 9 (16.36%) BDD
16 8 (14.55%) Node.js
16 8 (14.55%) Zend
16 8 (14.55%) Wireframes
17 7 (12.73%) React
17 7 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
17 7 (12.73%) OOP
17 7 (12.73%) Apache
17 7 (12.73%) LAMP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (12.73%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.45%) gulp
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.64%) JBehave
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Gradle
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) MbUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.82%) Mocha
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.64%) Banking
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
1 2 (3.64%) Marketing
1 2 (3.64%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 11 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 8 (14.55%) PHP Zend Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (9.09%) HTML Developer
7 5 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow Developer
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Scala Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (94.55%) HTML
2 32 (58.18%) jQuery
3 30 (54.55%) HTML5
4 26 (47.27%) CSS3
5 24 (43.64%) Ajax
6 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (18.18%) Sass
9 9 (16.36%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) Node.js
11 7 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (12.73%) LAMP
11 7 (12.73%) React
12 6 (10.91%) .NET
12 6 (10.91%) Zend Framework
13 5 (9.09%) Backbone.js
13 5 (9.09%) Durandal
13 5 (9.09%) Spring
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.09%) W3C
3 4 (7.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Web Development
2 21 (38.18%) Front End Development
3 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) TDD
5 10 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (18.18%) Web Design
6 9 (16.36%) BDD
7 8 (14.55%) Wireframes
8 7 (12.73%) OOP
9 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 5 (9.09%) Workflow
11 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.27%) DevOps
11 4 (7.27%) MVC
11 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.45%) PHP
3 10 (18.18%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) WAI
1 2 (3.64%) WCAG
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Zend
2 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Nintex
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore