The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 30 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.20% 4.40% 10.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.90% 22.58% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 14
Median daily rate £350 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £319 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £514 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.35% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.60
% change year-on-year +23.07% -6.06%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 39 31 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 31.20% 19.50% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 27
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £311 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Middlesex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Middlesex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Middlesex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for CSS.

1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
1 34 (97.14%) HTML
2 18 (51.43%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) HTML5
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) CSS3
5 13 (37.14%) MVC
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (34.29%) MySQL
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 11 (31.43%) Spring
7 11 (31.43%) Mule ESB
7 11 (31.43%) Java EE
7 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (31.43%) Mule
8 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) Legal
8 9 (25.71%) Prototyping
9 8 (22.86%) OO
9 8 (22.86%) User Experience
9 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
10 7 (20.00%) Analytics
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
11 6 (17.14%) Usability Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Google Analytics
11 6 (17.14%) Information Architecture
11 6 (17.14%) Data Analytics
11 6 (17.14%) Axure RP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 11 (31.43%) Mule
1 11 (31.43%) Mule ESB
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (17.14%) Google Analytics
2 3 (8.57%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.86%) Bower
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Grunt
2 1 (2.86%) gulp
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
1 9 (25.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Designer
3 6 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (17.14%) UI Developer
3 6 (17.14%) UX Designer
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (14.29%) UI Designer
4 5 (14.29%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) HTML
2 18 (51.43%) HTML5
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
4 15 (42.86%) CSS3
5 11 (31.43%) Java EE
5 11 (31.43%) Spring
6 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (17.14%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.43%) JSON
10 4 (11.43%) React
10 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.57%) Node.js
11 3 (8.57%) Struts
12 2 (5.71%) REST
12 2 (5.71%) Sass
12 2 (5.71%) WinForms
13 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) MVC
3 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) Prototyping
5 8 (22.86%) OO
6 7 (20.00%) Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) Data Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) Information Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Usability Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Wireframes
8 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (11.43%) Web Development
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
9 3 (8.57%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.71%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) UniBasic
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) ClickTale
3 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Redback
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Sun