Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 187 246 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.97% 8.41% 11.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.55% 27.92% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 162 228
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £312 £256 £263
90th Percentile £539 £488 £482
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - £28.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.56% +58.11%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +18.24% +8.82%

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 655 881 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.43% 30.11% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 552 585
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £310 £269 £268
90th Percentile £550 £525 £515
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.47% -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £15.37 £13.00 £23.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.75 £67.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.96% +3.05% +7.19%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +8 68 £400 +3.23% 22
Northamptonshire +1 64 £475 +18.75% 17
Leicestershire -6 40 £331 +1.92% 24
Derbyshire +20 6 £325 - 13
Lincolnshire -6 2 £325 +30.00% 15
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 174 (93.05%) HTML
2 158 (84.49%) JavaScript
3 103 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (45.99%) jQuery
5 84 (44.92%) .NET
6 72 (38.50%) HTML5
7 71 (37.97%) AngularJS
8 69 (36.90%) SQL
9 66 (35.29%) Git (software)
10 63 (33.69%) C#
11 61 (32.62%) React
12 60 (32.09%) CSS3
13 55 (29.41%) Java
13 55 (29.41%) ASP.NET
13 55 (29.41%) MVC
14 52 (27.81%) Front End Development
15 47 (25.13%) Node.js
16 46 (24.60%) TDD
17 45 (24.06%) SQL Server
18 40 (21.39%) Unit Testing
19 38 (20.32%) Web Services
20 28 (14.97%) Spring
20 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
20 28 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (14.44%) Docker
21 27 (14.44%) DevOps
22 26 (13.90%) BDD
22 26 (13.90%) Scrum
23 25 (13.37%) Finance

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 20 (10.70%) JBoss
2 14 (7.49%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.95%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.28%) CMS
5 7 (3.74%) IIS
6 5 (2.67%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.14%) Confluence
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.07%) WordPress
10 1 (0.53%) Apache
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.53%) CICS
10 1 (0.53%) DNN
10 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.53%) Kentico
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.07%) Sketch
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.53%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.28%) npm
3 8 (4.28%) Office 365
4 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.14%) PaaS
5 2 (1.07%) GitHub
5 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.07%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) HTTP
1 5 (2.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.63%) DB2
3 17 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (5.35%) MySQL
5 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.28%) Redis
7 7 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.07%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.53%) HBase
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 66 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.30%) Jenkins
3 22 (11.76%) JUnit
4 20 (10.70%) Maven
5 18 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (7.49%) Gradle
7 11 (5.88%) gulp
8 7 (3.74%) NetBeans
8 7 (3.74%) Selenium
8 7 (3.74%) Xcode
9 6 (3.21%) Grunt
9 6 (3.21%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.67%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.67%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.14%) Subversion
11 4 (2.14%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.14%) webpack
12 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 12 (6.42%) Retail
3 3 (1.60%) Law
3 3 (1.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 175 (93.58%) Developer
2 40 (21.39%) .NET Developer
3 32 (17.11%) C# Developer
4 31 (16.58%) Java Developer
5 28 (14.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 27 (14.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (12.83%) React Developer
8 22 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (9.63%) Lead Developer
9 18 (9.63%) Senior Developer
10 17 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
11 15 (8.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (7.49%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (6.95%) Web Developer
14 12 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (6.42%) HTML Developer
15 10 (5.35%) UI Developer
16 8 (4.28%) SQL Developer
17 7 (3.74%) PHP Developer
18 6 (3.21%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (93.05%) HTML
2 86 (45.99%) jQuery
3 84 (44.92%) .NET
4 72 (38.50%) HTML5
5 71 (37.97%) AngularJS
6 61 (32.62%) React
7 60 (32.09%) CSS3
8 55 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 47 (25.13%) Node.js
10 38 (20.32%) Web Services
11 28 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (14.97%) Spring
12 23 (12.30%) .NET Core
13 22 (11.76%) GraphQL
14 21 (11.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (10.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (10.70%) Hibernate
16 19 (10.16%) .NET Framework
16 19 (10.16%) RESTful
17 16 (8.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) User Experience
2 15 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (6.95%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.14%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.14%) RIA
6 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) SCADA
8 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.09%) Linux
1 17 (9.09%) Windows
2 16 (8.56%) Android
3 15 (8.02%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.41%) MVC
3 52 (27.81%) Front End Development
4 46 (24.60%) TDD
5 40 (21.39%) Unit Testing
6 27 (14.44%) DevOps
7 26 (13.90%) BDD
7 26 (13.90%) Scrum
8 24 (12.83%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.83%) Web Development
9 23 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.70%) Microservices
11 17 (9.09%) SDLC
12 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
12 16 (8.56%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (7.49%) Android Development
13 14 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (6.95%) Customer Requirements
14 13 (6.95%) Technical Debt
14 13 (6.95%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 158 (84.49%) JavaScript
2 69 (36.90%) SQL
3 63 (33.69%) C#
4 55 (29.41%) Java
5 20 (10.70%) T-SQL
6 16 (8.56%) TypeScript
7 13 (6.95%) ES6
8 12 (6.42%) PHP
9 11 (5.88%) Apple Swift
9 11 (5.88%) Objective-C
9 11 (5.88%) Python
10 10 (5.35%) Ruby
11 9 (4.81%) Scala
12 8 (4.28%) C
12 8 (4.28%) C++
12 8 (4.28%) Kotlin
13 7 (3.74%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.67%) ES7
14 5 (2.67%) Go
15 4 (2.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) MCP
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) GDPR
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 27 (14.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.67%) Terraform
3 4 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.14%) Puppet
4 2 (1.07%) Ansible
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.42%) Oracle
3 5 (2.67%) Perforce
4 3 (1.60%) Adobe
4 3 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.60%) Google
5 2 (1.07%) hybris
5 2 (1.07%) Zend
6 1 (0.53%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.53%) Monetate
6 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin