Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 244 298 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.18% 9.54% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.92% 31.50% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 213
East Midlands median daily rate £369 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +13.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £213
90th Percentile £488 £475 £448
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.02% +16.22% -
10th Percentile £10.38 £20.75 £18.25
90th Percentile £14.73 £131.65 £18.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +16.44% +17.74% -6.06%

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 874 946 842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.31% 30.29% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 555 502
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +14.50% -3.68%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £245
90th Percentile £538 £523 £487
England median daily rate £475 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +7.34% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +29.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £20.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £80.13 £47.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year +0.61% +5.16% +10.16%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Leicestershire -3 72 £325 +4.00% 78
Northamptonshire +10 69 £400 +28.00% 51
Nottinghamshire -15 69 £413 +10.00% 101
Derbyshire +6 15 £375 +18.58% 21
Lincolnshire +9 8 £250 -4.76% 21
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 230 (94.26%) HTML
2 211 (86.48%) JavaScript
3 127 (52.05%) HTML5
4 111 (45.49%) CSS3
5 105 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (32.38%) Front End Development
7 78 (31.97%) Git (software)
8 76 (31.15%) AngularJS
8 76 (31.15%) React
9 72 (29.51%) Node.js
10 71 (29.10%) jQuery
11 67 (27.46%) C#
12 66 (27.05%) .NET
13 54 (22.13%) MVC
14 44 (18.03%) User Experience
15 43 (17.62%) Web Development
16 39 (15.98%) Sass
17 38 (15.57%) RESTful
18 37 (15.16%) Finance
19 36 (14.75%) Unit Testing
20 35 (14.34%) ASP.NET
21 34 (13.93%) Wireframes
22 33 (13.52%) SQL
22 33 (13.52%) Ajax
23 31 (12.70%) Adobe
23 31 (12.70%) gulp
24 30 (12.30%) Web Services
24 30 (12.30%) TDD
25 29 (11.89%) E-Commerce
26 28 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design

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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 18 (7.38%) CMS
2 10 (4.10%) Confluence
2 10 (4.10%) WordPress
3 9 (3.69%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.64%) Drupal
6 3 (1.23%) Apache
6 3 (1.23%) IIS
6 3 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (0.82%) CICS
7 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.82%) WildFly
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) DNN
8 1 (0.41%) Kentico
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (6.97%) InVision
2 12 (4.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (3.69%) UserZoom
4 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.87%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.56%) npm
2 9 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.23%) Serverless
5 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.05%) SMS
2 4 (1.64%) FTP
3 2 (0.82%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.02%) MySQL
3 13 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.64%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.64%) QlikView
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.64%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.82%) Essbase
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.82%) Redis
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (31.97%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.70%) gulp
3 26 (10.66%) Axure RP
3 26 (10.66%) JIRA
4 21 (8.61%) Grunt
5 12 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.92%) SonarQube
6 10 (4.10%) Bower
6 10 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.10%) JSUnit
6 10 (4.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (3.69%) webpack
8 8 (3.28%) Selenium
8 8 (3.28%) Yeoman
9 7 (2.87%) Maven
10 6 (2.46%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.05%) CasperJS
11 5 (2.05%) Gradle
11 5 (2.05%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 37 (15.16%) Finance
2 25 (10.25%) Marketing
3 17 (6.97%) Retail
4 7 (2.87%) Legal
5 5 (2.05%) Publishing
6 4 (1.64%) Banking
7 3 (1.23%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (75.41%) Developer
2 63 (25.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (18.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (12.30%) .NET Developer
5 28 (11.48%) HTML Developer
5 28 (11.48%) UI Developer
6 27 (11.07%) Web Developer
7 26 (10.66%) React Developer
8 24 (9.84%) HTML CSS Developer
9 16 (6.56%) PHP Developer
10 15 (6.15%) Designer
11 13 (5.33%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.33%) UX Designer
12 12 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (4.51%) Angular Developer
14 9 (3.69%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.69%) User Experience Researcher
15 7 (2.87%) .NET Web Developer
15 7 (2.87%) C# Web Developer
15 7 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (94.26%) HTML
2 127 (52.05%) HTML5
3 111 (45.49%) CSS3
4 76 (31.15%) AngularJS
4 76 (31.15%) React
5 72 (29.51%) Node.js
6 71 (29.10%) jQuery
7 66 (27.05%) .NET
8 39 (15.98%) Sass
9 38 (15.57%) RESTful
10 35 (14.34%) ASP.NET
11 33 (13.52%) Ajax
12 30 (12.30%) Web Services
13 27 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (10.25%) JSON
15 20 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (6.97%) REST
17 16 (6.56%) Redux
18 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 14 (5.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.03%) User Experience
2 18 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.97%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) W3C
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.25%) Android
1 25 (10.25%) Apple iOS
2 14 (5.74%) Windows
3 7 (2.87%) Linux
4 6 (2.46%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.05%) Unix
5 5 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.82%) zOS
8 1 (0.41%) Debian
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.38%) Front End Development
3 54 (22.13%) MVC
4 43 (17.62%) Web Development
5 36 (14.75%) Unit Testing
6 34 (13.93%) Wireframes
7 30 (12.30%) TDD
8 29 (11.89%) E-Commerce
9 28 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (11.07%) Scrum
11 22 (9.02%) Test Automation
12 17 (6.97%) Collaborative Working
12 17 (6.97%) DevOps
13 16 (6.56%) Co-Creation
13 16 (6.56%) Usability Testing
14 15 (6.15%) BDD
14 15 (6.15%) Prototyping
15 14 (5.74%) Workflow
16 13 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 211 (86.48%) JavaScript
2 67 (27.46%) C#
3 33 (13.52%) SQL
4 26 (10.66%) PHP
5 25 (10.25%) Java
6 15 (6.15%) ES6
7 13 (5.33%) TypeScript
8 8 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.87%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.87%) Python
10 5 (2.05%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.23%) ES7
11 3 (1.23%) Ruby
11 3 (1.23%) VB
12 2 (0.82%) COBOL
12 2 (0.82%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (5.33%) Degree
2 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) PMO
2 2 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (12.70%) Adobe
2 18 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.38%) Oracle
3 12 (4.92%) Perforce
4 11 (4.51%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (2.87%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.23%) Google
6 3 (1.23%) SAP
7 2 (0.82%) Apple
7 2 (0.82%) Capita
7 2 (0.82%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.82%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.82%) Qubit
7 2 (0.82%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.82%) Zend
8 1 (0.41%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.41%) hybris
8 1 (0.41%) Remedy
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter