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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 22 15
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing CSS 195 96 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.85% 6.19% 7.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.23% 25.88% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 75 91
Median daily rate £350 £311 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.44% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £112.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £33.77
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.24%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 473 371 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.16% 23.94% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 235 276
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +9 73 £300 +25.00% 33
Nottinghamshire +15 62 £350 - 52
Northamptonshire +16 42 £450 +7.14% 18
Derbyshire -11 14 £400 +45.45% 6
Lincolnshire +4 10 £263 +5.00% 7
Rutland - 1 £338 -
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for CSS.

1 326 (93.68%) HTML
2 293 (84.20%) JavaScript
3 157 (45.11%) HTML5
4 152 (43.68%) CSS3
5 149 (42.82%) AngularJS
6 137 (39.37%) Front End Development
7 133 (38.22%) jQuery
8 114 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (25.86%) React
10 88 (25.29%) C#
11 86 (24.71%) .NET
12 79 (22.70%) Git (software)
13 71 (20.40%) Node.js
13 71 (20.40%) MVC
14 62 (17.82%) Test Automation
15 60 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 58 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 57 (16.38%) Web Development
18 56 (16.09%) User Experience
19 52 (14.94%) Angular 2
20 50 (14.37%) SQL
21 49 (14.08%) TDD
22 48 (13.79%) Sass
23 47 (13.51%) Grunt
23 47 (13.51%) Java
23 47 (13.51%) SQL Server
24 42 (12.07%) gulp
25 41 (11.78%) Scrum
26 40 (11.49%) PHP
27 39 (11.21%) E-Commerce

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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 23 (6.61%) CMS
2 11 (3.16%) Drupal
3 10 (2.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (2.59%) Apache
5 7 (2.01%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.01%) WordPress
6 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.15%) Sitefinity
7 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.57%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.57%) JBoss
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.30%) Magento
2 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.86%) GitHub
3 3 (0.86%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) DNS
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) Skype
2 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.05%) MySQL
3 16 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.15%) DB2
8 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.57%) Big Data
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.29%) MS Access
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 79 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 47 (13.51%) Grunt
3 42 (12.07%) gulp
4 33 (9.48%) Jasmine
5 24 (6.90%) Selenium
6 22 (6.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 21 (6.03%) WebDriver
8 18 (5.17%) webpack
9 17 (4.89%) Bower
10 15 (4.31%) Protractor
11 13 (3.74%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.16%) Mocha
13 9 (2.59%) Visual Studio
14 7 (2.01%) Jenkins
14 7 (2.01%) PHPUnit
15 6 (1.72%) Axure RP
16 5 (1.44%) NUnit
17 4 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 4 (1.15%) JIRA
17 4 (1.15%) MSTest
General
1 32 (9.20%) Retail
2 24 (6.90%) Finance
3 6 (1.72%) Marketing
4 4 (1.15%) Banking
4 4 (1.15%) Multimedia
5 3 (0.86%) Advertising
5 3 (0.86%) Games
5 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 310 (89.08%) Developer
2 103 (29.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 90 (25.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 46 (13.22%) .NET Developer
4 46 (13.22%) Angular Developer
5 45 (12.93%) HTML Developer
6 40 (11.49%) HTML CSS Developer
7 36 (10.34%) C# Developer
8 34 (9.77%) UI Developer
9 27 (7.76%) Web Developer
10 25 (7.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (6.61%) PHP Developer
13 18 (5.17%) Senior Developer
14 16 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 12 (3.45%) Designer
16 12 (3.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 11 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
18 10 (2.87%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (93.68%) HTML
2 157 (45.11%) HTML5
3 152 (43.68%) CSS3
4 149 (42.82%) AngularJS
5 133 (38.22%) jQuery
6 90 (25.86%) React
7 86 (24.71%) .NET
8 71 (20.40%) Node.js
9 60 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 58 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 52 (14.94%) Angular 2
12 48 (13.79%) Sass
13 38 (10.92%) Ember.js
14 33 (9.48%) RESTful
15 32 (9.20%) Web Services
16 30 (8.62%) Ajax
17 28 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (6.90%) XML
19 20 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
20 18 (5.17%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.09%) User Experience
2 13 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.59%) Graphic Design
4 8 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.86%) Social Media
7 3 (0.86%) VLE
8 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.29%) Animation
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.29%) DataPower
9 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) NHS
9 1 (0.29%) VHDL
9 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.46%) Linux
2 9 (2.59%) Windows
3 5 (1.44%) Unix
4 2 (0.57%) Android
4 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (39.37%) Front End Development
2 114 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (20.40%) MVC
4 62 (17.82%) Test Automation
5 57 (16.38%) Web Development
6 49 (14.08%) TDD
7 41 (11.78%) Scrum
8 39 (11.21%) E-Commerce
9 32 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (7.76%) Web Design
11 24 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (6.03%) Unit Testing
12 21 (6.03%) Wireframes
13 20 (5.75%) Microservices
13 20 (5.75%) OO
14 19 (5.46%) Migration
15 16 (4.60%) Analytics
15 16 (4.60%) BDD
16 12 (3.45%) OOP
17 11 (3.16%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 293 (84.20%) JavaScript
2 88 (25.29%) C#
3 50 (14.37%) SQL
4 47 (13.51%) Java
5 40 (11.49%) PHP
6 26 (7.47%) ES6
7 15 (4.31%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.30%) Ruby
9 7 (2.01%) Python
10 6 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.44%) VB
12 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.57%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.57%) R
14 2 (0.57%) VB6
14 2 (0.57%) VBScript
14 2 (0.57%) XPath
15 1 (0.29%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (2.01%) Degree
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.29%) Analytics IQ
3 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.30%) WAI
2 3 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (2.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (6.61%) Adobe
2 16 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.87%) Oracle
4 6 (1.72%) Twitter
5 5 (1.44%) Google
6 4 (1.15%) IBM
6 4 (1.15%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.86%) Blackboard
7 3 (0.86%) Cognos
8 2 (0.57%) Perforce
8 2 (0.57%) SAP
8 2 (0.57%) Zend
9 1 (0.29%) ClickTale
9 1 (0.29%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.29%) Sencha
9 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.29%) Sybase
9 1 (0.29%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) Telerik
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