The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 25 30 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14  
Contract jobs citing CSS 21 22 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.40% 4.88% 11.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 20.56% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 43
Median daily rate £388 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £264 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 107 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.61% 23.73% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 108
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Gloucestershire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Gloucestershire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Gloucestershire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Gloucester +4 8 £400 +11.88% 1
Cirencester -2 2 £320 -1.53% 5
Cheltenham 0 1 - - 9
CSS
South West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 39 (78.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (50.00%) HTML5
4 23 (46.00%) MVC
5 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (40.00%) jQuery
6 17 (34.00%) XML
7 16 (32.00%) C#
7 16 (32.00%) .NET
8 15 (30.00%) CSS3
9 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
9 14 (28.00%) AngularJS
9 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle
11 12 (24.00%) Java
11 12 (24.00%) OO
12 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
13 10 (20.00%) Scrum
13 10 (20.00%) Python
13 10 (20.00%) SQL
14 9 (18.00%) MySQL
14 9 (18.00%) CRM
14 9 (18.00%) Web Services
14 9 (18.00%) JSON
14 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
14 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (16.00%) Big Data
15 8 (16.00%) User Experience
15 8 (16.00%) OOP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) Confluence
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Pig
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.00%) Sitefinity
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) InDesign
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) AMQP
1 3 (6.00%) VoIP
1 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) MySQL
3 8 (16.00%) Big Data
4 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.00%) Redis
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) dBASE
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (4.00%) OrientDB
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (14.00%) JIRA
1 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.00%) Selenium
3 5 (10.00%) Ant
3 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (10.00%) JMeter
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.00%) ReSharper
4 4 (8.00%) Subversion
5 3 (6.00%) CMake
5 3 (6.00%) GoogleTest
5 3 (6.00%) Gradle
5 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.00%) Hudson
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (50.00%) HTML5
3 20 (40.00%) jQuery
4 17 (34.00%) XML
5 16 (32.00%) .NET
6 15 (30.00%) CSS3
7 14 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (18.00%) JSON
9 9 (18.00%) Web Services
10 8 (16.00%) SOAP
11 7 (14.00%) RESTful
11 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (10.00%) JDBC
12 5 (10.00%) LINQ
12 5 (10.00%) REST
13 4 (8.00%) JMS
13 4 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) MVC
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) OO
4 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
5 10 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (18.00%) CRM
7 8 (16.00%) OOP
8 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Process Management
10 4 (8.00%) Web Development
11 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.00%) TDD
11 3 (6.00%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (4.00%) High Availability
12 2 (4.00%) MapReduce
12 2 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) Python
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) PHP
6 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.00%) Perl
7 5 (10.00%) Ruby
8 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.00%) C
11 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kibana
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Zend
3 4 (8.00%) Google
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) DoubleClick
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Kofax