Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 241 328 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.78% 10.52% 8.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.96% 35.08% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 236 195
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £469 £485
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 - -
England median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.63% +9.59% +15.98%

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 894 935 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.56% 29.98% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 612 537
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +1.40% +12.78%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £546 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +139.81%
10th Percentile £33.63 £22.53 £19.95
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +0.68%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the East Midlands

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in the East Midlands

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in the East Midlands

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in the East Midlands

CSS
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 23 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +9 91 £370 -17.83% 39
Nottinghamshire -3 76 £381 +5.17% 100
Leicestershire -9 50 £350 +11.11% 65
Lincolnshire 0 10 £350 +9.38% 25
Derbyshire -6 6 £363 -9.38% 20
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 229 (95.02%) HTML
2 216 (89.63%) JavaScript
3 126 (52.28%) HTML5
4 113 (46.89%) CSS3
5 100 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (37.76%) AngularJS
6 91 (37.76%) React
7 82 (34.02%) jQuery
8 73 (30.29%) Git (software)
8 73 (30.29%) Node.js
9 64 (26.56%) .NET
10 59 (24.48%) C#
10 59 (24.48%) Front End Development
11 57 (23.65%) Java
12 49 (20.33%) Unit Testing
13 46 (19.09%) SQL
13 46 (19.09%) Web Services
14 45 (18.67%) Sass
15 43 (17.84%) ASP.NET
16 42 (17.43%) Test Automation
17 40 (16.60%) Web Development
17 40 (16.60%) REST
18 37 (15.35%) SQL Server
18 37 (15.35%) MVC
19 36 (14.94%) Jenkins
20 33 (13.69%) Ajax
20 33 (13.69%) TDD
21 31 (12.86%) Scrum
21 31 (12.86%) Grunt
22 30 (12.45%) User Experience

CSS
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 14 (5.81%) Confluence
1 14 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.98%) CMS
3 9 (3.73%) WordPress
4 7 (2.90%) JBoss
5 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.24%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.83%) Drupal
7 2 (0.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) DNN
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.49%) InVision
3 3 (1.24%) UserZoom
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.62%) npm
2 17 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.49%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.66%) Serverless
7 3 (1.24%) Office 365
7 3 (1.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) GitHub
8 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) HTTP
2 3 (1.24%) SMS
3 2 (0.83%) FTP
3 2 (0.83%) Intranet
3 2 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.39%) MySQL
5 11 (4.56%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.73%) DB2
7 7 (2.90%) Blockchain
8 6 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.66%) QlikView
9 4 (1.66%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.24%) Big Data
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.83%) Essbase
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 73 (30.29%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.86%) Grunt
4 28 (11.62%) JIRA
4 28 (11.62%) webpack
5 27 (11.20%) gulp
6 26 (10.79%) Gradle
7 24 (9.96%) JUnit
8 23 (9.54%) Jasmine
8 23 (9.54%) Selenium
9 17 (7.05%) Maven
10 12 (4.98%) Subversion
11 11 (4.56%) Axure RP
11 11 (4.56%) Protractor
11 11 (4.56%) Visual Studio
12 10 (4.15%) Babel
13 9 (3.73%) CA Release Automation
13 9 (3.73%) Cucumber
13 9 (3.73%) HP UFT
13 9 (3.73%) NetBeans
General
1 21 (8.71%) Finance
2 17 (7.05%) Retail
3 7 (2.90%) Banking
3 7 (2.90%) Marketing
4 3 (1.24%) Games
4 3 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 205 (85.06%) Developer
2 40 (16.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 38 (15.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (12.45%) Java Developer
5 29 (12.03%) UI Developer
6 28 (11.62%) React Developer
7 22 (9.13%) .NET Developer
7 22 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (8.30%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.22%) Web Developer
10 13 (5.39%) PHP Developer
10 13 (5.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 13 (5.39%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.98%) Android Developer
11 12 (4.98%) Angular Developer
11 12 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.98%) HTML Developer
12 10 (4.15%) Designer
12 10 (4.15%) HTML CSS Developer
12 10 (4.15%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (95.02%) HTML
2 126 (52.28%) HTML5
3 113 (46.89%) CSS3
4 91 (37.76%) AngularJS
4 91 (37.76%) React
5 82 (34.02%) jQuery
6 73 (30.29%) Node.js
7 64 (26.56%) .NET
8 46 (19.09%) Web Services
9 45 (18.67%) Sass
10 43 (17.84%) ASP.NET
11 40 (16.60%) REST
12 33 (13.69%) Ajax
13 27 (11.20%) Spring
14 25 (10.37%) Redux
15 23 (9.54%) RESTful
16 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (7.88%) J2EE
18 18 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.45%) User Experience
2 8 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.07%) Fintech
5 5 (2.07%) W3C
6 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.37%) Android
2 13 (5.39%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.56%) Linux
3 11 (4.56%) Windows
4 7 (2.90%) Unix
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.48%) Front End Development
3 49 (20.33%) Unit Testing
4 42 (17.43%) Test Automation
5 40 (16.60%) Web Development
6 37 (15.35%) MVC
7 33 (13.69%) TDD
8 31 (12.86%) Scrum
9 28 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (10.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (8.30%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.05%) BDD
13 16 (6.64%) DevOps
14 15 (6.22%) OO
15 14 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (5.39%) Android Development
16 13 (5.39%) Microservices
16 13 (5.39%) Wireframes
17 11 (4.56%) Mentoring
17 11 (4.56%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 216 (89.63%) JavaScript
2 59 (24.48%) C#
3 57 (23.65%) Java
4 46 (19.09%) SQL
5 20 (8.30%) ES6
6 18 (7.47%) PHP
7 15 (6.22%) TypeScript
8 13 (5.39%) Ruby
9 12 (4.98%) C++
10 11 (4.56%) C
11 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.90%) Groovy
13 5 (2.07%) Java 8
13 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.66%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.66%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.83%) Python
16 2 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.41%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) WCAG
2 2 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (7.05%) Docker
2 4 (1.66%) vCloud
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (5.81%) Puppet
2 7 (2.90%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (7.05%) Oracle
2 14 (5.81%) Adobe
3 11 (4.56%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 6 (2.49%) hybris
6 5 (2.07%) Perforce
6 5 (2.07%) VMware
7 4 (1.66%) Google
7 4 (1.66%) SAP
7 4 (1.66%) Twitter
8 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.41%) Xamarin