The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 13 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.92% 7.41% 9.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 26.09% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 12
Median daily rate - £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 9 23 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 17.31% 28.40% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
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 Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Cheltenham

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Cheltenham

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for CSS.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Gradle
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Perl

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (20.00%) OrientDB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft