Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 10 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 248 355 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.45% 11.20% 6.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.54% 35.54% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 243 186
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £274 £269 £213
90th Percentile £488 £458 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £112.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.02% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00% -1.66%

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 869 999 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.60% 31.51% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 617 492
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £251
90th Percentile £525 £501 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26.88 £36.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £67.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.67% +3.81%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Nottinghamshire -8 80 £375 - 77
Northamptonshire +3 78 £400 -11.11% 45
Leicestershire -6 65 £338 +7.14% 42
Lincolnshire +3 7 £250 -39.39% 15
Derbyshire -4 5 £333 -16.88% 23
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 238 (95.97%) HTML
2 217 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 131 (52.82%) HTML5
4 113 (45.56%) CSS3
5 106 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (35.48%) jQuery
6 88 (35.48%) AngularJS
7 84 (33.87%) React
8 78 (31.45%) Front End Development
9 72 (29.03%) Git (software)
10 64 (25.81%) Node.js
11 61 (24.60%) .NET
12 58 (23.39%) C#
13 49 (19.76%) Unit Testing
14 48 (19.35%) MVC
14 48 (19.35%) User Experience
15 46 (18.55%) ASP.NET
16 42 (16.94%) Web Development
16 42 (16.94%) SQL
17 40 (16.13%) TDD
18 37 (14.92%) SQL Server
19 35 (14.11%) Ajax
19 35 (14.11%) Test Automation
20 34 (13.71%) Android
20 34 (13.71%) Sass
21 33 (13.31%) Web Services
21 33 (13.31%) Finance
22 32 (12.90%) Java
23 31 (12.50%) Wireframes
23 31 (12.50%) RESTful

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 21 (8.47%) CMS
2 16 (6.45%) Confluence
3 8 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.82%) WordPress
5 5 (2.02%) JBoss
5 5 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.21%) Drupal
6 3 (1.21%) IIS
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.81%) Apache
7 2 (0.81%) CICS
7 2 (0.81%) DNN
7 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.81%) WildFly
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.40%) Kentico
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (8.87%) InVision
2 11 (4.44%) UserZoom
3 4 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.81%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Maximo
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.27%) npm
2 13 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.02%) Serverless
4 4 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.81%) GitHub
6 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.81%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.82%) SMS
2 5 (2.02%) FTP
3 4 (1.61%) SAN
4 2 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.05%) MySQL
3 14 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.23%) QlikView
6 8 (3.23%) SQLPlus
7 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.61%) Essbase
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.81%) Redis
12 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.69%) gulp
3 28 (11.29%) JIRA
4 27 (10.89%) Grunt
5 26 (10.48%) Axure RP
6 19 (7.66%) webpack
7 18 (7.26%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.65%) SonarQube
9 11 (4.44%) Selenium
10 10 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (3.63%) Gradle
11 9 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (3.23%) JSUnit
12 8 (3.23%) JUnit
13 7 (2.82%) Bower
13 7 (2.82%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.82%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.82%) Maven
13 7 (2.82%) Visual Studio
13 7 (2.82%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (13.31%) Finance
2 26 (10.48%) Marketing
3 17 (6.85%) Retail
4 9 (3.63%) Legal
5 8 (3.23%) Banking
6 5 (2.02%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (71.77%) Developer
2 46 (18.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 39 (15.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 32 (12.90%) React Developer
5 29 (11.69%) .NET Developer
5 29 (11.69%) UI Developer
6 19 (7.66%) Web Developer
7 18 (7.26%) Designer
7 18 (7.26%) UX Designer
8 16 (6.45%) HTML Developer
8 16 (6.45%) PHP Developer
9 14 (5.65%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.24%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.84%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.03%) Angular Developer
12 10 (4.03%) HTML CSS Developer
13 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (3.23%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (95.97%) HTML
2 131 (52.82%) HTML5
3 113 (45.56%) CSS3
4 88 (35.48%) AngularJS
4 88 (35.48%) jQuery
5 84 (33.87%) React
6 64 (25.81%) Node.js
7 61 (24.60%) .NET
8 46 (18.55%) ASP.NET
9 35 (14.11%) Ajax
10 34 (13.71%) Sass
11 33 (13.31%) Web Services
12 31 (12.50%) RESTful
13 26 (10.48%) JSON
14 24 (9.68%) XML
15 21 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (8.47%) Redux
16 16 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 14 (5.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.35%) User Experience
2 25 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.81%) IVR
8 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.71%) Android
2 30 (12.10%) Apple iOS
3 17 (6.85%) Windows
4 11 (4.44%) Unix
5 9 (3.63%) Linux
5 9 (3.63%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.81%) zOS
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (31.45%) Front End Development
3 49 (19.76%) Unit Testing
4 48 (19.35%) MVC
5 42 (16.94%) Web Development
6 40 (16.13%) TDD
7 35 (14.11%) Test Automation
8 31 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 29 (11.69%) DevOps
9 29 (11.69%) Scrum
10 27 (10.89%) E-Commerce
11 25 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (8.47%) Usability Testing
13 20 (8.06%) Co-Creation
14 19 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (7.66%) Prototyping
15 17 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
16 16 (6.45%) Workflow
17 15 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 58 (23.39%) C#
3 42 (16.94%) SQL
4 32 (12.90%) Java
5 22 (8.87%) PHP
6 16 (6.45%) ES6
7 14 (5.65%) TypeScript
8 13 (5.24%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.42%) Ruby
11 4 (1.61%) C
11 4 (1.61%) C++
12 3 (1.21%) ES7
12 3 (1.21%) Java 8
12 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.21%) Python
13 2 (0.81%) COBOL
13 2 (0.81%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.81%) VB
13 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (6.05%) Degree
2 10 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) vCloud
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.02%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (10.48%) Oracle
2 17 (6.85%) Adobe
3 15 (6.05%) CA Agile Central
4 13 (5.24%) Perforce
5 11 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.42%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.61%) Google
7 4 (1.61%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.61%) Twitter
8 3 (1.21%) Capita
8 3 (1.21%) VMware
9 2 (0.81%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.81%) Qubit
9 2 (0.81%) SAP
9 2 (0.81%) Zend
10 1 (0.40%) ClickTale
10 1 (0.40%) hybris