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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 August 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 65 74 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.77% 6.08% 6.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.21% 27.51% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 29
10th Percentile £313 £225 £268
25th Percentile £360 £300 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £325
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -9.72%
75th Percentile £498 £419 £383
90th Percentile £541 £494 £500
England median daily rate £545 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +14.74% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £22.50 £41.67 -
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.34 -
Median % change year-on-year -42.31% - -
75th Percentile £27.50 £45.00 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £45.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.79% +14.69% -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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 280 269 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.53% 22.10% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 195 103
10th Percentile £352 £225 £268
25th Percentile £389 £306 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £395 £375
Median % change year-on-year +20.25% +5.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £475 £450
90th Percentile £588 £565 £548
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
10th Percentile £16.93 £16.05 -
25th Percentile £18.58 £17.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate £20.58 £21.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.27% -46.25% +25.98%
75th Percentile £27.50 £33.88 £45.00
90th Percentile - £40.55 -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £48.27 £45.50
% change year-on-year +24.31% +6.08% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CSS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for CSS in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CSS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CSS in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CSS in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for CSS in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Leicestershire +5 32 £403 +7.33% 8
Nottinghamshire -6 13 £408 +8.67% 26
Northamptonshire -6 9 £475 +31.94% 5
Derbyshire -14 5 £450 +20.00% 9
Lincolnshire -1 2 £413 +42.24% 8
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 62 (95.38%) HTML
2 40 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 35 (53.85%) .NET
4 31 (47.69%) MVC
5 30 (46.15%) C#
6 26 (40.00%) React
7 24 (36.92%) Agile
8 21 (32.31%) Azure
9 20 (30.77%) HTML5
10 18 (27.69%) AngularJS
10 18 (27.69%) TypeScript
11 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
11 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
12 16 (24.62%) Front End Development
12 16 (24.62%) Social Skills
13 14 (21.54%) CI/CD
13 14 (21.54%) .NET Core
13 14 (21.54%) jQuery
13 14 (21.54%) Web Development
13 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
14 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 13 (20.00%) Node.js
14 13 (20.00%) Microservices
14 13 (20.00%) Jest
15 12 (18.46%) SQL
15 12 (18.46%) Web Design
16 11 (16.92%) TDD
16 11 (16.92%) Java
16 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
16 11 (16.92%) BDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Sketch
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.08%) InVision
3 1 (1.54%) MadCap Flare
3 1 (1.54%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Azure
2 6 (9.23%) AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Figma
4 2 (3.08%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Lumira
4 2 (3.08%) Power BI
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) Gatling
2 6 (9.23%) Gradle
2 6 (9.23%) JIRA
2 6 (9.23%) JMeter
2 6 (9.23%) JUnit
2 6 (9.23%) Maven
2 6 (9.23%) MSTest
2 6 (9.23%) Selenium
2 6 (9.23%) Spock
3 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.15%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.62%) Cypress.io
5 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.08%) Sourcetree
5 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (24.62%) Social Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Presentation Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) Software Developer
3 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (12.31%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (10.77%) React Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Designer
7 5 (7.69%) UI Designer
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (3.08%) UX Designer
10 1 (1.54%) Azure Developer
10 1 (1.54%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (95.38%) HTML
2 35 (53.85%) .NET
3 26 (40.00%) React
4 20 (30.77%) HTML5
5 18 (27.69%) AngularJS
6 14 (21.54%) .NET Core
6 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
6 14 (21.54%) jQuery
7 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (20.00%) Jest
7 13 (20.00%) Node.js
8 11 (16.92%) CSS3
9 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (12.31%) Vue.js
12 7 (10.77%) Redux
12 7 (10.77%) RESTful
13 6 (9.23%) Enzyme
13 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
13 6 (9.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.69%) NHS
3 4 (6.15%) Legacy Code
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.08%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) MVC
2 24 (36.92%) Agile
3 16 (24.62%) Front End Development
4 14 (21.54%) CI/CD
4 14 (21.54%) Web Development
5 13 (20.00%) Microservices
6 12 (18.46%) Web Design
7 11 (16.92%) BDD
7 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.92%) Full Stack Development
7 11 (16.92%) SOLID
7 11 (16.92%) TDD
7 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
8 10 (15.38%) DevOps
8 10 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.77%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (10.77%) OO
10 7 (10.77%) Wireframes
11 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.15%) C#
3 18 (27.69%) TypeScript
4 12 (18.46%) SQL
5 11 (16.92%) Java
6 8 (12.31%) PHP
7 6 (9.23%) ES6
8 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.62%) JSX
9 3 (4.62%) Python
10 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) HNC
5 2 (3.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.69%) Ansible
2 5 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Adobe
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) WooCommerce