Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 19 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -12
Contract jobs citing CSS 86 40 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.51% 7.97% 6.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.05% 29.20% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 28 85
10th Percentile £225 £266 £274
25th Percentile £308 £310 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £317 £363
Median % change year-on-year +18.48% -12.69% -3.33%
75th Percentile £484 £350 £425
90th Percentile £575 £377 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.34 - -
England median hourly rate £48.26 £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -12.00% +17.65%

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 277 137 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.97% 27.29% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 91 387
10th Percentile £238 £264 £285
25th Percentile £313 £313 £335
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £500 £434 £488
90th Percentile £575 £500 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
10th Percentile £22.39 " £18.50
25th Percentile £25.60 " £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.42 - £45.00
75th Percentile £39.44 " £48.75
90th Percentile £42.78 " £49.00
England median hourly rate £49.00 £44.50 £46.40
% change year-on-year +10.11% -4.09% +10.89%

CSS
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

CSS
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

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CSS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CSS in the East Midlands

CSS
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

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 20 September 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire +3 33 £500 +42.86% 22
Leicestershire -1 26 £338 -3.57% 18
Derbyshire - 13 £375 - 11
Northamptonshire -24 10 £398 +26.19% 8
Lincolnshire -4 3 £330 +43.48% 10
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 83 (96.51%) HTML
2 65 (75.58%) JavaScript
3 37 (43.02%) .NET
4 33 (38.37%) C#
5 27 (31.40%) React
6 26 (30.23%) jQuery
7 25 (29.07%) Front End Development
8 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
9 20 (23.26%) MVC
9 20 (23.26%) .NET Core
10 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (22.09%) Full Stack Development
11 18 (20.93%) SQL
11 18 (20.93%) Sass
12 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
13 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
13 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
13 15 (17.44%) Azure
13 15 (17.44%) Wireframes
13 15 (17.44%) ES6
13 15 (17.44%) User Experience
14 14 (16.28%) Node.js
14 14 (16.28%) Web Development
15 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
15 13 (15.12%) .NET Framework
15 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (13.95%) HTML5
16 12 (13.95%) TypeScript
16 12 (13.95%) Retail
17 11 (12.79%) LESS

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 5 (5.81%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) WordPress
3 2 (2.33%) Confluence
3 2 (2.33%) Mule
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Headless CMS
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Sketch
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe XD
2 1 (1.16%) Figma
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.49%) Exchequer
3 2 (2.33%) Magento
4 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Azure
2 3 (3.49%) NuGet
3 2 (2.33%) AWS
3 2 (2.33%) Azure Service Bus
3 2 (2.33%) GitHub
3 2 (2.33%) npm
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Twilio
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Azure App Service
4 1 (1.16%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) Subversion
3 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (2.33%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (2.33%) Gradle
5 2 (2.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Maven
5 2 (2.33%) Selenium
5 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.16%) NUnit
6 1 (1.16%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.16%) Postman
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.95%) Retail
2 11 (12.79%) Social Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Finance
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Military
7 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.16%) Police
7 1 (1.16%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 66 (76.74%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (17.44%) React Developer
4 14 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Designer
6 9 (10.47%) HTML Developer
6 9 (10.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.30%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (9.30%) UX Designer
8 6 (6.98%) Applications Developer
8 6 (6.98%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.81%) UI Designer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.65%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (96.51%) HTML
2 37 (43.02%) .NET
3 27 (31.40%) React
4 26 (30.23%) jQuery
5 20 (23.26%) .NET Core
6 18 (20.93%) Sass
7 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
8 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
9 14 (16.28%) Node.js
10 13 (15.12%) .NET Framework
11 12 (13.95%) HTML5
12 11 (12.79%) LESS
13 9 (10.47%) REST
14 8 (9.30%) Web Services
15 6 (6.98%) Entity Framework
15 6 (6.98%) RESTful
15 6 (6.98%) WCF
16 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.49%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Android
1 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Front End Development
2 20 (23.26%) MVC
3 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.09%) Full Stack Development
4 15 (17.44%) Wireframes
5 14 (16.28%) Web Development
6 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.47%) DevOps
7 9 (10.47%) OOP
8 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.14%) OO
9 7 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Coaching
10 6 (6.98%) TDD
11 5 (5.81%) Scrum
11 5 (5.81%) User Stories
12 4 (4.65%) MVVM
12 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.65%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 65 (75.58%) JavaScript
2 33 (38.37%) C#
3 18 (20.93%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) ES6
5 12 (13.95%) TypeScript
6 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.81%) Ruby
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) Python
9 2 (2.33%) Java
10 1 (1.16%) Go
10 1 (1.16%) Scala
10 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.33%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) Adobe
2 2 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (2.33%) Google
2 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.16%) InterSystems
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) SAP