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 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 35 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.01% 3.99% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.57% 15.97% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 19
Median daily rate £328 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
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 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 70 119 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.60% 25.00% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 69 89
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £45.00
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 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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Gloucester -1 4 £425 +3.65% 2
Cheltenham +1 3 £275 -8.33% 1
Cirencester - 3 £330 - 3
CSS
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 18 (52.94%) jQuery
4 15 (44.12%) HTML5
5 14 (41.18%) C#
6 13 (38.24%) SQL
6 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 13 (38.24%) MVC
7 12 (35.29%) XML
8 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (32.35%) CSS3
9 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) OO
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
11 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
11 8 (23.53%) Web Services
11 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (20.59%) JSON
12 7 (20.59%) JIRA
12 7 (20.59%) MySQL
12 7 (20.59%) PHP
12 7 (20.59%) Confluence
13 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
13 6 (17.65%) User Experience
13 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
13 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
13 6 (17.65%) Windows

CSS
Co-occurring 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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Sitefinity
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) AMQP
1 3 (8.82%) VoIP
1 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) dBASE
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.94%) OrientDB
6 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.76%) Ant
5 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.82%) CMake
6 3 (8.82%) GoogleTest
6 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.88%) Gradle
7 2 (5.88%) Hudson
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium
7 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.94%) Grunt
8 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.94%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (14.71%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.94%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) jQuery
3 15 (44.12%) HTML5
4 13 (38.24%) .NET
5 12 (35.29%) XML
6 11 (32.35%) CSS3
7 9 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 8 (23.53%) Web Services
9 7 (20.59%) JSON
10 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 5 (14.71%) Laravel
12 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (11.76%) JMS
12 4 (11.76%) LINQ
12 4 (11.76%) REST
12 4 (11.76%) SOAP
12 4 (11.76%) WCF
13 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
13 3 (8.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) MVC
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
5 6 (17.65%) OOP
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) UML
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
9 2 (5.88%) ETL
9 2 (5.88%) High Availability
9 2 (5.88%) MapReduce
9 2 (5.88%) Microservices
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) C#
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) PHP
5 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 5 (14.71%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 5 (14.71%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.76%) Ruby
7 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.88%) C
9 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.94%) C++
10 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 2 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Kofax
4 1 (2.94%) RedGate
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday