Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 218 255 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.30% 8.01% 9.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.55% 28.24% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 194 199
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.70% -9.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £265 £263
90th Percentile £525 £450 £503
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £12.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.02% +168.75%
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +14.86% +18.51%

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 821 903 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.28% 28.37% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 603 536
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £503
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +56.86%
10th Percentile £16.68 £13.60 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.40 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +13 76 £365 -2.78% 36
Nottinghamshire +17 72 £438 +19.45% 73
Leicestershire -10 43 £373 +14.62% 59
Derbyshire 0 11 £338 -14.77% 35
Lincolnshire +6 10 £350 +9.38% 29
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 206 (94.50%) HTML
2 187 (85.78%) JavaScript
3 111 (50.92%) HTML5
4 94 (43.12%) CSS3
5 90 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (37.16%) AngularJS
7 68 (31.19%) React
8 67 (30.73%) .NET
9 65 (29.82%) Node.js
10 63 (28.90%) Git (software)
11 61 (27.98%) C#
12 59 (27.06%) jQuery
13 55 (25.23%) Java
14 45 (20.64%) Web Services
14 45 (20.64%) Front End Development
15 44 (20.18%) SQL
16 41 (18.81%) MVC
17 40 (18.35%) Unit Testing
18 39 (17.89%) Sass
19 38 (17.43%) REST
20 36 (16.51%) Web Development
21 35 (16.06%) Jenkins
22 34 (15.60%) ASP.NET
23 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
24 30 (13.76%) User Experience
25 29 (13.30%) TDD
25 29 (13.30%) RESTful
26 28 (12.84%) Test Automation
26 28 (12.84%) Ajax
26 28 (12.84%) Scrum

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 12 (5.50%) Confluence
1 12 (5.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.13%) JBoss
3 7 (3.21%) WordPress
4 5 (2.29%) CMS
4 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.92%) Drupal
7 1 (0.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.38%) InVision
3 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.17%) npm
3 15 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.75%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.83%) Serverless
7 3 (1.38%) Office 365
8 1 (0.46%) GitHub
8 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.67%) HTTP
2 2 (0.92%) Intranet
2 2 (0.92%) SMS
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.42%) MySQL
3 14 (6.42%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.05%) DB2
5 7 (3.21%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.38%) Big Data
7 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.46%) GIS
9 1 (0.46%) Redis
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (28.90%) Git (software)
2 35 (16.06%) Jenkins
3 25 (11.47%) gulp
4 24 (11.01%) Gradle
4 24 (11.01%) JIRA
4 24 (11.01%) webpack
5 23 (10.55%) Jasmine
5 23 (10.55%) JUnit
6 20 (9.17%) Grunt
7 16 (7.34%) Maven
7 16 (7.34%) Selenium
8 12 (5.50%) Visual Studio
9 10 (4.59%) Protractor
9 10 (4.59%) Subversion
10 9 (4.13%) Babel
10 9 (4.13%) Visual Studio Code
11 8 (3.67%) Bower
11 8 (3.67%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.67%) Mocha
11 8 (3.67%) Yeoman
General
1 26 (11.93%) Finance
2 14 (6.42%) Retail
3 5 (2.29%) Banking
4 4 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (0.92%) Games
5 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 195 (89.45%) Developer
2 38 (17.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (11.93%) Full Stack Developer
3 26 (11.93%) Java Developer
4 24 (11.01%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (10.55%) C# Developer
6 21 (9.63%) UI Developer
7 19 (8.72%) .NET Developer
8 18 (8.26%) React Developer
9 16 (7.34%) PHP Developer
10 15 (6.88%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.96%) Android Developer
12 12 (5.50%) Angular Developer
13 10 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.59%) HTML Developer
13 10 (4.59%) Lead Developer
13 10 (4.59%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.13%) HTML CSS Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 8 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (94.50%) HTML
2 111 (50.92%) HTML5
3 94 (43.12%) CSS3
4 81 (37.16%) AngularJS
5 68 (31.19%) React
6 67 (30.73%) .NET
7 65 (29.82%) Node.js
8 59 (27.06%) jQuery
9 45 (20.64%) Web Services
10 39 (17.89%) Sass
11 38 (17.43%) REST
12 34 (15.60%) ASP.NET
13 29 (13.30%) RESTful
14 28 (12.84%) Ajax
15 25 (11.47%) Spring
16 19 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (8.26%) Redux
18 17 (7.80%) Ionic Framework
18 17 (7.80%) React Native
19 16 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.76%) User Experience
2 8 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.75%) W3C
4 5 (2.29%) Fintech
5 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.92%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.93%) Android
2 14 (6.42%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.59%) Windows
4 9 (4.13%) Linux
5 3 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.64%) Front End Development
3 41 (18.81%) MVC
4 40 (18.35%) Unit Testing
5 36 (16.51%) Web Development
6 29 (13.30%) TDD
7 28 (12.84%) Scrum
7 28 (12.84%) Test Automation
8 25 (11.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (9.17%) BDD
10 20 (9.17%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.72%) Android Development
12 17 (7.80%) Microservices
12 17 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (6.42%) OO
14 12 (5.50%) DevOps
15 11 (5.05%) Cryptography
15 11 (5.05%) Secure Coding
16 10 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 187 (85.78%) JavaScript
2 61 (27.98%) C#
3 55 (25.23%) Java
4 44 (20.18%) SQL
5 22 (10.09%) PHP
6 18 (8.26%) TypeScript
7 17 (7.80%) ES6
8 12 (5.50%) C++
9 11 (5.05%) C
9 11 (5.05%) Ruby
10 8 (3.67%) Groovy
11 5 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.29%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.83%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.83%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.83%) ES7
12 4 (1.83%) Java 8
12 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.83%) Python
12 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (5.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.05%) Degree
3 1 (0.46%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) WCAG
2 2 (0.92%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 23 (10.55%) Docker
2 4 (1.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (5.50%) Puppet
2 8 (3.67%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
1 11 (5.05%) Oracle
2 9 (4.13%) Adobe
3 7 (3.21%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (2.75%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 6 (2.75%) hybris
5 5 (2.29%) SAP
6 4 (1.83%) VMware
6 4 (1.83%) Zend
7 1 (0.46%) Google
7 1 (0.46%) Perforce
7 1 (0.46%) Xamarin